“As the Philistine moved closer to attack him, David ran quickly toward the battle line to meet him. Reaching into his bag and taking out a stone, he slung it and struck the Philistine on the forehead. The stone sank into his forehead, and he fell facedown on the ground.”
-1 Samuel 17:1-25:7
Don’t fret, you are still at the DLF website. The story of David and Goliath is oft quoted to describe any underdog situation. As a society, we are enamored with cheering for people to not only defy the odds, but doing so in simplistic yet spectacular fashion. Hollywood has capitalized on this desire as movies like the Mighty Ducks or the Karate Kid (the 80s version, not the nonsense remake with Jayden Smith) highlight a person or team defying all odds to bring home the trophy.
David’s slingshot, the Flying V of the Ducks, or Danielson’s Crane Kick all highlight an important idea – sometimes it only takes a simple action to bring down a giant. Enter the below list of players. Now let me be perfectly clear about one thing, I am NOT advocating starting anyone mentioned in this article over any reliable, consistent fantasy contributor or a stud player who has had a few down weeks. Please read my article from a few weeks ago if you’re considering this at ANY point during this stretch run.
These players are designed for those dynasty degenerates who may be facing long odds in their weekly matchup and/or are searching for that last starter in a Flex spot in leagues with no kickers or defenses (the preferable way to operate a dynasty league).
This week 13 is a defacto playoff game for many of us. Winning means securing a spot in the playoffs or the coveted first round bye and losing… is unacceptable!
Case Keenum, QB DEN
QB Fantasy Points v. Cincy D the last 6 games (4 pt pass TDs):
Big Ben: 21.5
L Jackson: 16.9
— Josh Brickner (@joshbrickner) November 27, 2018
Latest posts by Josh Brickner (see all)
- Dynasty Capsule: Cleveland Browns - February 3, 2019
- Bowl Game Previews: January 1st Late Games - December 31, 2018
- Survive and Advance: Championship Week Slingshot Plays - December 18, 2018