Michael Fabiano, NFL.com
2:00 PM ETGood morning everyone! Ready for Week 7 of the fantasy season? I'm here to help! Fire away!
11:03 AM ETLeon Washington or Marion Barber?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like Washington as a sleeper, but you have to stick with MB3.
11:03 AM ETHELP HELP HELP!! Ced Benson, Bradshaw, Maroney and LT .. please pick 2! i'm goin with your picks, no pressure :-)
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHey Casey, I would start Benson and L.T.
Harry M, Montreal
11:04 AM ETNeed to start two; Kevin Walter, Dwayne Bowe, Braylon Edwards or Crabtree?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Bowe and Edwards.
11:05 AM ETDo I dare start LJ over Bradshaw or Hightower? Good matchup but so bad all year!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comThis is the one week I would roll the dice on L.J.
11:05 AM ETColts d OR Giants d
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comColts. Hard not to love them vs. the Rams. They're averging nine points per game.
11:06 AM ETWhich 2 RB should i start this week: Matt Forte, Ricky Williams, or Thomas Jones?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Forte and Jones.
11:06 AM ETRoth or schaub
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like them both -- I'd side with Schaub. But it's close.
Don't mess this up, No pressure
11:08 AM ETHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEELP! Need to start one alongside Frank the Tank Jonathan Stewart, Ricky Williams or Tashard Choice
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Stewart. Great sleeper vs. the Bills.
shawn rickman, huntington, wv
11:08 AM ETI chose Michael Crabtree over Sidney Rice this week because of the Steeler D. Do you agree?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comRice has a tough matchup, but I wonder how many reps Crabtree will get this week. He didn't have a training camp, has never played in an NFL game. I think he's a risk this week.
Khoi N, Charlotte, NC
11:09 AM ETMiles austin or johnny knox? Maroney or marshawn lynch?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like Austin and Lynch.
jake, mccook lake, sd
11:09 AM ETi know you always say NEVER BENCH BRADY. but ive got eli playin az thats no 31 against pass and no 1 against the run. who should i go with.
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comNEVER BENCH BRADY!!!
Harry M, Montreal
11:10 AM ETNeed to start three: Fred Jackson, Marion Barber, Micheal Bush or DeAngelo Williams
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd bench Michael Bush.
11:10 AM ETTwo questions. Big Ben Or Philip Rivers? Leon Washington, Knox, or Miles Austin Flex?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI realy like Rivers this week. I'd also go with Austin.
11:11 AM ETHurting at RB this week: Jamal Lewis, Fargas or Green-Ellis this week? (Maroney is gone)
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comWow that is hurting! I'd go with Lewis.
11:12 AM ETHey Mike, who do you like better in a close call between Mike Bell and Leon Washington (PPR league)?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comBecause it's PPR, you have to like Washington.
Bubba J, Podunk, KY
11:13 AM ETIs it time to dump Forte?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comDump as in trade him, I would certainly look into it. Dump as in drop him, no way.
11:13 AM ETT. Jones or R. Grant?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like them both -- I'd go with Jones though.
11:14 AM ETDo you like Favre or Cutler better this week?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comCutler. I think Favre could struggle in Pittsburgh.
11:15 AM ETWho is the best WR this week?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like Randy Moss against the Bucs.
kyle, jacksonville FL
11:16 AM ETrivers or brees?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comAs much as I like Rivers, how do you bench Brees? You should trade one of those QBs to improve a weaker part of your roster.
11:17 AM ETDo you have a dedicated time slot that you are on NFL Network or is it random depending on the show?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHi Alex, I'm on every Tuesday and Friday around 5:50pm EST. I'm also on Saturday's Total Access offering my top 10 sleepers. I'll also be doing a spot on GameDay Morning starting this Sunday.
11:18 AM ETHey Fabio, Having bye week issues!!!! Who do I play between Fargas and Leon Washington
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Washington.
11:18 AM ETJeremy Shockey or Heath Miller thanks
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comMiller has been too good to bench.
11:19 AM ETComplicated question: I am weak on WRs and got an package-offer to exchange 2 WRs (what really would help me) but also to trade my QB Rivers against QB Ryan (I am also own Roethlisberger !!). What you think?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comIf you have Big Ben, I'd make the deal to get the WRs. Just make sure you get good value for Rivers.
James, Toronto, Canada
11:19 AM ETBrees or Shaub? Because the Saints seem to be running instead o passing against the bad teams
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd still stick with Brees. The Dolphins have a decent run defense -- again, I'd look to trade Schaub while his value is so high.
Justin, New Jersey
11:20 AM ETEagles D or Colts D this week?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHi Justin, I'd be going with the Colts. Close call though.
11:21 AM ETBrady or Schaub? Thanks in advance!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comStart Brady, trade Schaub.
11:21 AM ETWhat should i look to expect in return for McGahee in a trade now??
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHi Glen, not much right now! His value has taken a huge hit. Ray Rice is clearly the man in Baltimore.
eric artenstein, san diego
11:22 AM ETWho should i start steve breaston or josh morgan?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Breaston. Morgan has lost his starting job to Michael Crabtree.
11:23 AM ETI have been proposed this trade: Benson for Tony G and Portis... I have Vernon Davis to use at TE. Need an expert opinion!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHey Mark -- would you be getting Benson?
11:24 AM ETCassel, Sanchez, or Palmer
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comNot that I like him much this week, but I'd go with Palmer out of that trio.
11:24 AM ETjohnathon steward or lawrence maroney
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comSuch a close call. I'd go with Stewart.
11:25 AM ETTough one! Which 2, Benson, Slaton, Addai. And need one Celek or Finley. Thanks.
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go Benson, Addai, Celek.
11:26 AM ETIs now a good time to try and trade for Willie Parker?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comNo, I wouldn't touch him with a 10-foot pole. The end is near in terms of his fantasy value.
11:28 AM ETCan I get an answer today. Because of D. Jackson's matchup vs Redskins & Boldin Questionable...Which WR should I start...D. Jackson or S. Breaston??
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comSince the Cardinals play on Sunday night, you have to play it safe with Jackson.
11:28 AM ETI have a trade proposed, TJ Housh for Forte, I am thinking of pulling the trigger, what do you think?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHey Nick, who would you get?
Sean, Nashville, TN
11:29 AM ETGreen Bay Defense or Saints Defense?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comPackers.
Roy Kwankam, Geneva, Switzerland
11:29 AM ETPLEASE HELP, ALL THE WAY FROM SWITZERLAND!!! Benson, Ryan Grant and Maroney, pick 2. And Vincint Jackson or Steve Smith (giants)?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHi Roy, I'd bench Maroney and Smith.
11:29 AM ETManningham or Bowe? Slaton or Cadillac?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comGo with Bowe, Slaton.
Scott, Madison, WI
11:30 AM ETWould u go with santana moss or Steve smith of Carolina ?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd stick with Smith. Tough matchup, but it's not like Moss has been consistent this season.
11:31 AM ETHi Mike, I need your help! Bradshaw or Hightower? Celek or Witten? Thanks a lot!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Bradshaw and Witten.
Stephen, Dahlonega, Ga
11:31 AM ETI have Schaub and Warner. Do you Warner will stay healthy enough to trade Schaub? I need help at WR badly.
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI would look to trade Warner instead.
11:32 AM ETflex position p thomas or breaston
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comThomas.
11:32 AM ETAaron Rodgers or Matt Shaub?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comSchaub.
11:32 AM ETwho should i start Matt Ryan or Big Ben at quarterback
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like both QBs, but I like Big Ben more.
11:33 AM ETWhat could I expect offering Flacco in a trade
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comFlacco has been pretty awesome this season. I'd shoot for the sky. You can get a No. 1 RB like Cedric Benson or a No. 1 WR like Roddy White.
11:35 AM ETLynch or Washington
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comLynch.
11:35 AM ETWhat would you think of this trade? I get Chris Johnson and Hasselbeck and he gets McNabb and Jacobs? (I got Cutler to cover QB and I need a better RB)
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like it. Johnson's schedule gets very easy down the stretch.
11:36 AM ETI have been offered Barber and choice for Forte and washington. Is that worth it?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd rather have Forte to be honest.
11:36 AM ETRyan or Favre? Celek or Daniels? HEEEEEEEEELP ME, PLEASE!!!!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comDaniels doesn't have the best matchup this week, but I'd still start him over Celek.
11:37 AM ETYes Mike, I would be getting Benson and giving up Tony G and Portis ...inserting Vernon as my starting TE. What do you think?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like getting Benson. I do think you're giving up a lot though. Might want to counter and see if you can get the deal done trading Davis instead of Gonzalez.
11:38 AM ETHellllllllllllllllllllllllllllllp Pleasssssssssssssssssse Pick 2 for this week matchups: Barber, Mandelhall and Bradshaw
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comBench Bradshaw.
11:39 AM ETFrank Gore or Joseph Addai?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comGore.
11:39 AM ETJackson for Gore?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comIf you're getting Gore, I like the deal. Assuming it's Steven Jackson.
11:40 AM ETCooley or Shockey?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comCooley.
11:40 AM ETPlease help a fantasy rookie: which 2 to start from Barber, Benson, Forte and Mendenhall?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Benson and Forte.
11:40 AM ETClinton Portis or Ricky Williams??
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comPortis.
11:41 AM ETHey do I start Hightower, Choice, or Maroney?? Thanks!!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Maroney against the Bucs.
11:41 AM ETJennings or Braeston 2nd request
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comJennings, just check his injury status.
11:42 AM ETWould u package LT and Barber to get Westbrook or Chris Johnson? I also have Forte and Gore. Looking to add a solid RB as my third.
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHi Brandon, I think giving up L.T. and Barber is a lot for Johnson. I wouldn't want Westbrook in that deal.
Jim, Orlando, Fl
11:43 AM ETGore or Grant please!!!!!!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comGore.
Mike Smith, Detroit
11:43 AM ETWestbrook or Mendehall? I think its Westbrook
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI would agree with you -- start Westbrook.
Jim, Denver, CO
11:44 AM ETWhat no love today? Which replacement WR do you like between Austin Collie and Johnny Knox? Thanks Mike!
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI like Collie -- great matchup in St. Louis.
11:45 AM ETHow many people are on this darn chat??? You must be the man Mike!! This is like my 10th try. Here we go. Should I trade the Giants D for the Saints D??? The Giants schedule is much harder down the stretch.
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI do like the Saints defense more than the Giants -- I think the G-Men were exposed last week.
11:45 AM ETWould you start Miles Austin or Mario Manningham? Would you trade Austin for Derrick Mason?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI would start Austin, and yes, I would deal Austin for Mason.
TM, Four Corners
11:46 AM ETBye week issue. I have Delhomme as my filler but I can get Fitzpatrick or Bulger off waivers. Do I have hope of Delhomme having a good or shoul I grab one of the others?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Delhomme out of that trio. Can you get Chad Henne or Shaun Hill?
11:47 AM ETDo you think Clinton Portis is a good option for the week 7?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comNo, but it's hard to bench him with six teams on a bye.
11:48 AM ETMaroney, Slaton, Lynch, Pick two
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd bench Maroney.
11:49 AM ETbig ben or peyton
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd start Peyton every week and look to deal Ben.
11:49 AM ETWhy Collie Over Pierre Garcon?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHe's been the hotter of the two WRs lately. That's really how you have to pick from the two without knowing the game plan!
11:50 AM ETDo you start Jacobs or jonathan stewart?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comStewart.
11:50 AM ETWhat trade value do you think I should get back for Kevin Smith form the lions? thanks
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHi Rob, what are you looking to get? He's a featured back with pass-catching skills, so you should be able to get a solid WR, for example, in return.
11:51 AM ETLance Moore, Donald Brown or Leon Washington at flex?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Brown. Great matchup.
Jim, Las Vegas
11:52 AM ETI've tried writing once... NO ANSWER... Iv'e tried changing names.. NO ANSWER... Now I;; try asking 100 times... I have Welker and Moss on my team... Which one should I trade, and which RBs should I be targeting in return?
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comHey Jim how's things in Vegas? I'd try to deal Welker if I had good WR depth. You should be able to get a top-notch RB in return. Maybe not Peterson or MJD, but certainly someone like Michael Turner.
11:54 AM ETBradshaw or Maroney
Michael Fabiano, NFL.comI'd go with Maroney. OK guys that's all for today's chat. Hope you all have a great weekend and good luck in Week 7!
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