My example of the worst-case scenario

by Jim Coventry       

When the Guru talks about preparing for the worst-case scenario, be sure to live by those words. Acquire all the quality depth that you can, because you may need it to win a championship or as trade bait to improve your team.

My favorite league is a dynasty with nine good friends. Many of the guys have made fun of me, because every year I seem to have some ‘nobody’ step in and win a big game for my team. I swear that one of the owners was scarred for life when my whole backfield went down and I started Mike Cloud, who promptly went off for 3 TDs and a healthy chunk of yardage, helping my team to a close win.

Well, it happened again last week. I usually start Javon Walker, (WR, Den) & Anquan Boldin (WR, Ari.) That would make for a bad week, but that’s nothing yet. My #1 RB is Brian Westbrook (RB, Phi,) & my #2 is Clinton Portis (RB, Was.) This set of events (the first three players deactivated and Portis on a bye) puts me down 4 stud starters. On top of that, my #3 RB ‘was’ Cadillac Williams (RB, TB,) who [...]

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