NFL Daily Haze: Panthers’ Jonathan Stewart, Saints’ Jimmy Graham on the Rise

February 23, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

If fantasy football was the stock market and fantasy owners were stockholders, yesterday would have provided an early retirement for Jonathan Stewart and Jimmy Graham owners.
In keeper/dynasty formats, patience with these two commodities paid significant dividends. The Panthers did not franchise DeAngelo Williams, allowing him to hit the free agent market next month, and the Saints cut veteran tight end Jeremy Shockey, clearing the way for Graham as a starter.
For Stewart owners, this move has been a long time coming. Even when Williams was tearing up the fantasy scene, fantasy owners clearly could see the potential of JStew. When Williams went down with injuries during the 2009 season, Stewart had a fantasy playoff run to remember (it won me a championship, and I am sure there were several others).
Now, it appears Stewart gets his shot to tote the rock full time in Carolina. Even better for Stewart, the Panthers used the franchise tag on starting center Ryan Ka...

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