Feb 1, 2008 3
I’d like to start today’s entry off by thanking Plaxico Burress for costing me $3500.
See I got in a playoff draft this year that had a $300 buy-in, with the winner taking home $3.5k. I thought I was toast when the Giants beat the Cowboys, since I drafted Terrell Owens, Marion Barber, Jason Witten, and the Cowboy D. And, believe it or not, I used my first pick on that pile of crap Randy Moss, who has given me a delightful 5 points total in two games in this PPR format (Kevin Faulk, by comparison, has scored 24).
However, this was an odd format, one in which you had zero roster requirements, and one in which each player was drafted twice. I took Burress (who also did little up until the title game) and later in the draft, I took Plaxico Burress again, or as they said in the draft the “other” Burress. I also took one of the Eli Manning’s available very late (I also had David Garrard, who was solid in his eight quarters).
So while any of 3-4 teams could win this thing, I was actually looking really good with Eli Manning, Plaxico Burress, the other [...]