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PETER KING: 10 THINGS I THINK I THINK
June 24, 2009
REAL NFL FANS KNOW THAT PETER KING'S Monday Morning Quarterback column on SI.com is a must-read and chock-full of great football information, which makes for good fantasy football information. To help fantasy owners even more, Peter sifted through his off-season conversations with coaches, personnel people and players and came up with a special 10 Things I Think I Think, with a little fantasy football slant.
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June 24, 2009

Peter King: 10 Things I Think I Think

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REAL NFL FANS KNOW THAT PETER KING'S Monday Morning Quarterback column on SI.com is a must-read and chock-full of great football information, which makes for good fantasy football information. To help fantasy owners even more, Peter sifted through his off-season conversations with coaches, personnel people and players and came up with a special 10 Things I Think I Think, with a little fantasy football slant.

10 I THINK YOU SHOULD NOT IGNORE...
Pat White in your draft. If you're in, say, an 18-round draft, look for the rookie Dolphin around 15 or 16. He might be the second coming of Kordell Stewart (better, even), and with the understated imagination of Tony Sparano he could give you 1,200 all-purpose yards and eight touchdowns.

9 I THINK YOU SHOULD NOT FORGET...
LaDainian Tomlinson. Remember what Norv Turner said to me in March: LT could lead the league in rushing, and Turner will have no problem feeding him 320 carries. The coach loves Darren Sproles, but not as an every-down guy. Tomlinson wouldn't be the sixth back on my draft depth chart, but he wouldn't be 26th, either.

8 I THINK WHATEVER YOU DO IN THIS DRAFT...
pick Felix Jones. You will thank me for it. You cannot take this explosive Dallas back high enough. (Well, not in the third round, but fifth or sixth would be justified.)

7 I THINK THIS IS THE YEAR...
the Giants' Steve Smith catches 93 balls from Eli Manning. So draft accordingly.

6 I THINK IT'LL BE A BIGGER YEAR...
for Terrell Owens than for Lee Evans. Here's why: Owens is a monstrous presence, both on the field and in the meetings. I'm not saying Bills offensive coordinator Turk Schonert will be intimidated by Owens. It's more about keeping the harmony. And Owens will be an idiot if he's not getting the ball. So he should have his typical year: 80 catches, 11 touchdowns, 14 drops.

5 I THINK YOU WOULD BE SMART...
to reconsider Donovan McNabb as a top five quarterback. It's simple: In LeSean McCoy, McNabb has his best receiving option out of the backfield since Brian Westbrook arrived in 2002. In new left tackle Jason Peters, he should have terrific protection. And in Jeremy Maclin, he should have a solid bookend for DeSean Jackson, though it's dangerous to rely on rookie receivers.

4 I THINK YOU SHOULD TRUST...
Jason Campbell to stick it to his superiors for their lack of off-season faith.

3 I THINK YOU SHOULD NOT TRUST...
Matt Schaub as anything but a 14th-round backup.

2 I THINK IT'S NOT OFTEN A MAN WINS...
Comeback Player of the Year and MVP in the same season, but it's going to happen this year. Tom Brady will do it. I see a 4,500-yard year and 14 wins in his regular season.

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