Originally posted on Backyard Sports Blog  |  Last updated 11/3/11
Buffalo News - In a league with family and friends, Danielle told everyone Fred was off limits, then proceeded to draft Michael Vick in the first round. She even took a running back (Michael Turner) before calling Fred's name.


"[I told her] I'm not going to continue to sit here if you're skipping over me in these rounds. If you don't take me, I'm going to call your brother and tell him to pick me up," Jackson said.

Needless to say, it's worked out so far.

"She told me she's happy she got me," he said. "She's in first place right now. I told her I want half of the winnings."

Mike Tuner???  That guy is pathetic.  I had him on my team one year and it seemed like he ran into the offensive line and fell down for 1 yard every play.  What a slap in the face to Fred.  Granite he was going around the 5th or 6th rounds in most leagues this year. 

Fred Jackson currently has the 3rd most points for running backs in my league (PPR) with 170.40.  That ranks 12th overall.  Not a bad value pick in the 5th round.  Not gonna lie, I woulda pulled the same move.  Why not get a couple top tier picks before you pick your husband when you know nobody else will pick him that high.  That's why she is the best GM in the league so far.  Just a slap in the face it had to be Turner.  Hate that guy for some reason


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