I’ll Pass On: Beanie Wells

I thought you were my boy Juan…

2011 Recap:  Wells came into the season injured (shocking) and could never really sustain any type of consistency from a fantasy perspective. In fact, from week 6 on, Wells only scored 94.6 fantasy points with 28.8 points coming in one game.  He has only one 100 yard game during that span and that was a 228 yard explosion against the Rams.  During the first 4 games of the season he was the #1 RB in points per game as he had 5 TDs early on.  After that he was 29th in fantasy points per game.

What’s Changed:  Ryan Williams is healthy.  The Cardinals really flirted with bringing Peyton Manning to town, but now they have to settle for Kolb/Skelton.  Oh joy.  Also, no real upgrade to their offensive line was made.

Outlook:  It’s not like Beanie doesn’t have talent, he does.  He also has bad genes for staying healthy.  The Cardinals spent a 2nd round pick on Ryan Williams and they will get him involved this season.  I would be so bold to say that if Ryan Williams is healthy this preseason, then Beanie Wells should be completely avoided, especially at his current ADP (69th overall).

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Juan Elway is an enthusiast of Fantasy Football, Movies, and Combat Sports, but don't call him an expert. He once shook Adrian Peterson's hand and AP winced in pain. Follow him on Twitter where you can partake in all sorts of shenanigans.

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Juan Elway is an enthusiast of Fantasy Football, Movies, and Combat Sports, but don't call him an expert. He once shook Adrian Peterson's hand and AP winced in pain. Follow him on Twitter where you can partake in all sorts of shenanigans.