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With both my fantasy matchup and my reputation on the line, I nervously watched the closing minutes of the Giants-Redskins game.
I picked wideout Victor Cruz to be the NFL’s number one fantasy WR last week, and inside the two-minute warning, Cruz had only six grabs for 54 yards. Thankfully, Eli Manning found that extra gear he has for those situations, and he found Victor for a 77-yard touchdown strike that had me standing up doing the salsa in a crowded restaurant.
Whether it’s on the first play or the last, fantasy points are fantasy points, and I’ll take every last one. I’m sure countless matchups were won on Matthew Stafford’s all-but-garbage-time touchdown to Ryan Broyles on Monday night.
Even more were lost when Calvin Johnson mustered only 34 yards receiving in the same game.
It’s now past midseason for those of us who play a 13-week regular season. Anything can still happen, and a late playoff run isn’t out of the question- don’t give up yet.
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From the ‘this just popped into my head’ file, here are guys I would gladly pay to see:
1. Aaron Rodgers
2. Larry Fitzgerald
3. Tom Brady
4. Adrian Peterson
Teams I would gladly pay to see:
1. Alabama football/Oregon football
2. Duke hoops
3. Kentucky hoops
4. Kansas hoops
5. Miami Heat
1. Justin Verlander
2. Felix Hernandez
3. Mike Trout
4. Miguel Cabrera