Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Ahmad Bradshaw or Mikel Leshoure

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Ahmad Bradshaw
Ahmad Bradshaw

vs. Raiders
Sun, 12 pm EST

Mikel Leshoure
Mikel Leshoure

vs. Vikings
Sun, 12 pm EST

Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 24
# 55
Best
# 16
# 35
Worst
# 43
# 75
Ave Projection (?)
10.9
3.1
Best
13.8
6.7
Worst
6.0
1.7
Ave Points / Game
11.6
0.3
Total Fantasy Points
34.8
0.9
Opponent
OAK
MIN
Points Allowed (?)
20.3
16.3
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
 Ryan Fowler
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ECR
# 24
# 55
Best
# 16
# 35
Worst
# 43
# 75
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
16
52
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
16
40
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
17
N/A
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
17
57
Terrance Bridgett
FantasyTrade411
18
46
Darren Collette
Gridiron Experts
18
49
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
18
51
Nick Raducanu
FantasyTrade411
19
57
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
19
N/A
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
19
53
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
20
N/A
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
20
N/A
John Halpin
Fox Sports
20
45
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
20
N/A
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
20
56
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
20
N/A
Scott Cullen
TSN
21
49
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
21
50
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
21
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
21
N/A
Nathan Zegura
CBS Sports
21
35
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
21
N/A
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
21
56
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
21
N/A
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
21
58
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
22
N/A
Dave Major
XN Sports
22
64
Staff Rankings
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22
N/A
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22
N/A
Site Projections
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22
N/A
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22
54
Steve Wyremski
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22
49
Brett Talley
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22
N/A
Paul Greco
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22
54
Patrick Daugherty
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22
N/A
C.D. Carter
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23
N/A
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23
49
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23
N/A
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23
50
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23
53
Jeff Paur
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23
N/A
Greg Smith
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23
N/A
Brendan Donahue
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23
55
Adam Rank
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23
N/A
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23
N/A
Staff
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23
N/A
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23
51
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24
50
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24
45
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24
N/A
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24
58
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24
55
Staff Composite
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24
49
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24
53
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24
N/A
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24
40
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24
52
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25
N/A
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25
N/A
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25
N/A
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25
54
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25
58
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25
N/A
Marc Caviglia
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25
N/A
Rich Arleo
Bruno Boys
25
46
Ernie Estrella
Bruno Boys
25
N/A
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
25
N/A
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
25
49
Jason Smith
NFL.com
25
N/A
Matthew Berry
ESPN
25
47
Eric Karabell
ESPN
25
46
Adrian Pereira
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25
46
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
25
63
Zach Greubel
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26
N/A
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26
N/A
James Hatfield
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26
54
Neil Parker
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26
55
Staff Rankings
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26
N/A
Staff Rankings
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26
N/A
Mike Rigz
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27
N/A
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27
N/A
Ryan Hodge
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27
52
Jake Ciely
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27
51
Nick Vertucci
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27
57
Micah James
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27
N/A
Justin Boone
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27
63
Michael Fabiano
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27
N/A
Michael Sherman
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27
50
Brent Namejko
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28
N/A
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28
N/A
Pat Fitzmaurice
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28
58
John Paulsen
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28
N/A
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28
50
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28
N/A
Matt Smith
NFL.com
28
N/A
Staff Composite
NFL.com
28
N/A
Christopher Harris
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28
N/A
Ross Miles
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29
59
Bryan Fontaine
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29
56
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Fox Sports
29
43
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29
N/A
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29
N/A
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30
N/A
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30
N/A
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30
N/A
Scott Pianowski
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30
N/A
Dave McKay
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30
56
Jon Collins
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30
N/A
Brian Dezelske
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30
40
Austin Lee
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31
N/A
Ken Zalis
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31
62
Sky Sperling
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31
N/A
Wayne Bretsky
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31
46
Jordan Tozzi
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31
N/A
Eric Yeomans
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32
N/A
Brandon Funston
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32
N/A
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32
N/A
David Dodds
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32
N/A
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32
N/A
Mike Krueger
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32
N/A
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
33
69
Kevin Roberts
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33
63
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
33
39
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
33
N/A
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
33
N/A
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
34
N/A
Keet Bailey
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35
75
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
36
43
Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
37
51
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
39
N/A
Dave Dameshek
NFL.com
39
N/A
Bill Enright
FFChamps
40
53
Alessandro Miglio
Pro Football Focus
42
57
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
43
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
10.9
3.1
Best
13.8
6.7
Worst
6.0
1.7
Rush Yards
56.9
15.1
Rush TDs
0.7
0.3
Receptions
1.8
0
Rec Yards
10.9
0.4
Rec TDs
0
0
Ave Targets / Game
0.5
Total Targets
8.0
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Bradshaw is in a good situation where he will be the lead RB to one of the most effective/efficient offenses in the NFL. The Colts are also going to a West Coast Scheme which will likely put the ball in Bradshaw's hands over 20 times a game.Leshoure is not completely out of the picture with the signing of Reggie Bush. Leshoure will be the goal line and short yard RB for the Lions. Joique Bell is still a factor, but Leshoure should have him BEAT. Let us not forget that Reggie Bush is not 100% guaranteed to make it healthy all season long, give Leshoure a few weeks with RB#2 possibilities.  
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
If Bradshaw is ready, which we're not totally convinced he is, he could have a big day agains the Raiders. Our skepticism about the health is the only reason he's this far down.   
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
Vick Ballard likely to draw the start/Bradshaw's workload an unknown.   
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
He's still returning from foot surgery and running with the second team in practice, but as the week goes on he should be able to step up a bit. His matchup against Oakland is a juicy one. They were obliterated by Matt Forte and Michael Bush in the third preseason game and if Bradshaw looks good to go he'll be a good start.   
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Never short on talent Bradshaw should have big season with Andrew Luck if healthyShould prove to be closer to 100% this year and may get more touches than many expect in Lions backfield  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Oakland has a terrible defense that ranked 24th against fantasy backs, so Bradshaw should have a solid debut for his new team. The Colts are expected to limit his carries against a bad team, so he is a risky flex play.   
Jordan Tozzi
Legion Report
Coming off foot surgery, but expected back within the next week. Likely to be the number one RB in Indi. Effective when healthy, but foot issues have always been a problem while in NY, part of the reason they let him go.   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Raiders are bad on D so Bradshaw could be in for a big Colts debut.   
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
The Colts haven't had a worthwhile back in quite some time, and Bradshaw comes in and instantly becomes the most accomplished of the group. He can catch passes and provide steady production on the ground, if his body can hold up.Leshoure showed some flashes when healthy last year, but now Reggie Bush has come to take over. But when they're down near the goal like, look for Leshoure.