Honor Roll: Week 8

Originally Published: October 28, 2003
By Brandon Funston
In weeks when Corey Dillon has played this season, he's averaged roughly six FFL traditional points. In weeks when he spins out in his car on the highway en route to his game and is made inactive because he's late to arrive, he averages zero points. Fortunately for fantasy owners, that has happened just once this season. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, it happened just this past week and it created an emergency fantasy situation that went undetected by a lot of his owners until it was too late.

There were 4,391 owners who got stuck with Dillon in their active roster in Week 8. We'll assume those were the owners who didn't get the last-minute update. The Week 8 outcome of those teams turned out to be a disaster. Take a look: