Found September 13, 2013 on The Fake Football:
With week one in the books, there was a clear cut winner between the battle of Joe Flacco vs Josh Freeman. Josh Freeman struggled in finding a rhythm against the Jets, completing just 48.4% of his passes for a paltry 210 yards, 1 TD and 1 INT. Joe Flacco, on the other hand, put up solid numbers for owners who had him in their lineups, going 34-62 for 362 yards, 2 TDs and 2 INTs. While the game wasn’t ideal for the Ravens, Flacco was forced to throw from behind, causing smiles for fantasy owners. So for those counting at home, I’m 0-1, while @AnthonyOlivetti starts off with the win. With that, let’s kick off this week’s showdown. JS: My Candidate for Week 2: Carson Palmer (vs DET)   In week two, there are a lot of quarterbacks I like (especially the other guy who will be discussed here), but this week, I’m picking Carson Palmer as a guy who needs to be your QB2 if you don’t have a stud penciled in. Palmer and the Cardinals go up against the Detroit Lions. This game should be a passi...

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