I admit I am concerned about the overall health of these "older" gentlemen, players with a lot of mileage on their tires, so to speak. But if you already have your starters selected in a draft, I see little reason these players would slip; they're more for depth than anything else. With McNabb, the walking boot is off his troublesome ankle, and he is day-to-day. He might cede starting duties in Week 1 to wait for it Rex Grossman. (Yikes!) But so what? Certainly McNabb would be relied upon in deeper leagues for Week 1, but I'm guessing not many of you are. You shouldn't have expected 16 games from McNabb when you drafted him. And Portis shouldn't be considered starter material on draft day either, and he might not help much in September. But he's a huge bargain in Round 9. After all, who's better than Portis? Larry Johnson? Willie Parker? John Riggins?
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