From: Los Angeles, CA
ORIGINAL: Ian Joseph
That's how you have to do it. Know who you are using so you don't get caught in a trap later. People will need Green Bay and Detroit later. The schedule is ruthless.
I thought this was a great week to use Detroit. I think due to the way they play they are susceptible to getting beat by just about anybody. So use them for this great matchup and be done with them. I thought Houston was the most sure thing, but I wanted to save them for later.
Its a great week to use Detroit. But, the one thing to consider is if you burn them here, the NFL schedule is not favorable and you will most definitely want to use them for another week later in the season (for strategy purposes, I wont mention where). If theyre unavailable to you, you will have a major problem.
Ive found the key to Week 1 is just to get through it, and ideally, do so in a manner where you can burn a pick using a lesser team. So many people bet the sure thing in Week 1, which is certainly acceptable, but you burn the sure thing team immediately.
Pick New England/Houston/Detroit/Philadelphia/Chicago if you must, but have a plan to avoid having to pick a tough game in lieu of a gimme later on in the season.
< Message edited by Ian Joseph -- 9/6/2012 1:19:49 PM >
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