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6 hours ago, bomont said:

Mixon is good but he's no Barkley and that OL is pathetic. He's on my bench without hesitation next week. The Bills have a very good D, after some early success on their first drive, Barkley was more or less shut down this week. Don't chase draft pick status.

107 yards on 18 carries (5.94 ypc) 1 rushing TD, 7 targets 3 rec for 28 yards = 22.50 in PPR you call that shut down?

 

Bills D allowed Bell to score 23.2, and Saquon 22.5. And honestly the Jets & Giants aren't that far of the Bengals

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Me at the Mixon Fan Club Meeting last night  

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53 minutes ago, egolam said:

107 yards on 18 carries (5.94 ypc) 1 rushing TD, 7 targets 3 rec for 28 yards = 22.50 in PPR you call that shut down?

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after some early success on their first drive, Barkley was more or less shut down

So through about 3 1/2 quarters he had 52 yds and no TDs despite them having very limited options on offense. Yeah, I'd call that shut down.

But hey start Mixon if you want. I'm not so there is hope lol

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Is the O-Line getting healthier anytime soon, or is it pretty much as-is for the season? I know a couple guys got banged up this past week... are those injuries long term?

I haven’t watched the Bengals yet this year and really don’t know their O-Lineman very well, other than the poor PFF grades.  

I’m not a Mixon owner, but the owner in one of my leagues desperately needs a position I have excess strength at, so I was considering a buy low offer.  However, reading through the takes on this thread, I’m thinking he might be a stay away.

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1 hour ago, iretirefromfantasy said:

Fellow Joe Mixon owners, is it safe to drop Gio now? I need to steam a defense this week and he is the only one I can give up and feel okay about it. 

Is Joe healthy this week, any reports?

I would say yes it’s fine to drop him if you need something else. Mixon looked fine other than sucking.

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7 hours ago, iretirefromfantasy said:

Fellow Joe Mixon owners, is it safe to drop Gio now? I need to steam a defense this week and he is the only one I can give up and feel okay about it. 

Is Joe healthy this week, any reports?

It's safe to drop Gio. For two reasons, the first being Mixon is healthy, the second being this offense is so pitiful Gio would barely be flex worthy even if Mixon were to get hurt again. 

6 hours ago, SkinsChargersFan said:

I’m not a Mixon owner, but the owner in one of my leagues desperately needs a position I have excess strength at, so I was considering a buy low offer.  However, reading through the takes on this thread, I’m thinking he might be a stay away.

There's very little hope in sight. With AJ being the slim light. The team sucks, the Oline is terrible, and Mixon doesn't see the field when they get down big, which will happen often. Their schedule is brutal. I understand the appeal but it'd have to be a very low-end WR2 for me to even consider it. 

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5 minutes ago, BGDDYKWL said:

It's safe to drop Gio. For two reasons, the first being Mixon is healthy, the second being this offense is so pitiful Gio would barely be flex worthy even if Mixon were to get hurt again. 

 

This appears to be the right answer; right now, Gio isn't even cuff-worthy the way this offense is rolling.  He'd be no better than likely other dart-toss pass-catching backs on the wire even if you had to use him.

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37 minutes ago, BGDDYKWL said:

There's very little hope in sight. With AJ being the slim light. The team sucks, the Oline is terrible, and Mixon doesn't see the field when they get down big, which will happen often. Their schedule is brutal. I understand the appeal but it'd have to be a very low-end WR2 for me to even consider it

 

Thanks... that’s kind of the feeling I’m getting with this situation. Not to migrate into AC forum territory, but [... you did.]

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Wed, Sep 18 at 4:13pm

Mixon called his performance through two games "terrible" Wednesday and said that he has to "do some reevaluating," Tyler Dragon of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Analysis: Mixon has rushed for just 27 yards on 17 attempts without a touchdown to start the 2019 season, averaging 1.6 yards per carry. He's also caught five of eight targets for 17 yards without a score. The 23-year-old hasn't received much help from Cincinnati's offensive line, which is dealing with a multitude of injuries, and he isn't in line for an easier time Week 3 versus Buffalo's stout defensive front. On a positive note, Mixon does appear fully recovered from the sprained right ankle that prevented him from participating in most of the Bengals' practices last week.

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No idea what to do with him this week. Might bench for a safer option.

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29 minutes ago, BGDDYKWL said:

He was most people's second pick, and if they went WR first he's conceivably their RB1. I'm as down on him as anyone, but it'd still be pretty tough to bench him (as much as I'd like to). 

[...] If Cincy couldn't run on Seattle or the Niners, why should Buffalo play them any differently? Maybe when AJ comes back things will loosen up, but his numbers right now are ludicrously bad.

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43 minutes ago, Chippa said:

If I had him, I’d bench him in favor of a guy like darwin thompson. Not joking. Mixon is most likely going to get shut down again. Bills defense is too much for that o-line

Literally what I'm thinking of doing.

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