Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/14/12
As long as you didn't do something silly like draft Peyton Manning No. 3 overall because you like his Buick commercial or take a kicker in the 5th round because he went to your college, you still have a good shot at the title.Be active and pay attention and you have a huge advantage against most of your competitors.Last season Cowboys running back Felix Jones suffered a high-ankle sprain in Week 6. DeMarco Murray entered Week 7 listed as the backup to Tashard Choice.He ran for 253 yards, breaking Emmitt Smith's single-game Cowboys' rushing record.On average this season, Murray was drafted in the middle of the 2nd round.That is huge value for free.Last week Buffalo Bills' starter, Fred Jackson, went down with a knee injury and is expected to be out from three to eight weeks. His backup, C.J. Spiller, responded by running for 169 yards and a touchdown on just 14 carries. He added 25 yards receiving on two catches.These situations arise more often than you may think.Just last night, wh...
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