Who Should I Draft?

Julian Edelman or Keenan Allen (2015)

Julian Edelman
Julian Edelman (NE - WR)
 
Keenan Allen
Keenan Allen (SD - WR)
32%
Expert Pick %
68%
20
ECR
17
15
Best Rank
13
40
Worst Rank
34
140
Ave Projection
134
0
Best
0
0
Worst
0
32%
Expert Pick %
68%
20
ECR
17
15
Best Rank
13
40
Worst Rank
34
140
Ave Projection (?)
134
0
Best
0
0
Worst
0
94
Receptions
81
997
Rec Yards
1,025
6
Rec TDs
6
222.6
Total Points
175.3
15.9
Ave Points
12.5
17.6
Week 1
8.7
21.0
Week 2
10.5
18.9
Week 3
3.7
6.3
Week 4
23.5
8.5
Week 5
5.5
19.1
Week 6
5.7
9.2
Week 7
11.8
2.4
Week 8
22.3
23.9
Week 9
8.7
Week 10
BYE
13.1
Week 11
14.3
19.9
Week 12
18.4
11.8
Week 13
35.1
28.5
Week 14
2.3
22.4
Week 15
4.8
Week 16
Week 17
9.6
Ave Targets / Game
8.6
134.0
Total Targets
121.0
8.0
Week 1
9.0
7.0
Week 2
6.0
13.0
Week 3
2.0
8.0
Week 4
11.0
8.0
Week 5
7.0
12.0
Week 6
6.0
9.0
Week 7
10.0
4.0
Week 8
13.0
10.0
Week 9
9.0
Week 10
BYE
8.0
Week 11
13.0
15.0
Week 12
9.0
10.0
Week 13
15.0
12.0
Week 14
3.0
10.0
Week 15
8.0
Week 16
Week 17
We know the Patriots will be a top-5 team in plays run, and you don't have to worry about Edelman being bogged down by a sputtering offense. He was the 16th-ranked receiver in PPR leagues last season while missing two games. I think you will have trouble not getting value from Edelman this season at his ADP, and even lower than his ADP.

- Chet Gresham, WalterFootball

Allen was a target magnet last season when healthy, but had trouble getting into the end zone. I think this season will show some TD regression upward for Allen.

- Chet Gresham, WalterFootball

Nothing fancy about this pick; nearly 1,000 yards so solid for PPR, but TDs will be around 5.

- James Hatfield, Hatty Waiver Wire Guru

He disappointed everyone last year, but this is his bounce back year. Expect delivery of 1,000 yards and 8 TDs.

- James Hatfield, Hatty Waiver Wire Guru

Edelman is a PPR monster with 92 receptions, but posted only 972 yards and 4 receiving touchdowns. He is a WR3 in standard leagues and a WR2 in PPR leagues. Even if Brady serves his suspension this season, it should not significantly impact Edelman's fantasy value.

- Derek Lofland, Fantasy Football Maniax

 
Reception machine finished 17th WR overall in PPR scoring last season, but just 27th in standard settings. No lock to be healthy by the opener.

- Sablich Brothers, The NY Times

Camp standout is expected to line up more in the slot this season. A solid bet to surpass last season's 77 receptions.

- Sablich Brothers, The NY Times