Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Alex Smith or Jake Locker

Alex Smith
Alex Smith KC
vs. TEN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Jake Locker
Jake Locker TEN
at KC  Sun, 1:00 ET
IR - Shoulder
Expert Pick %
75%
25%
ECR
# 20
# 22
Best
# 12
# 6
Worst
# 30
# 32
Ave Projection (?)
15.6
13.5
Best
19.1
16.7
Worst
14.0
9.8
Opponent
TEN
KC
Points Allowed (?)
14.5
16.5
Expert Pick %
75%
25%
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 Sean Koerner
STATS
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
Joshua Kay
The Fantasy Fix
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 Staff Composite
ESPN
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Micah James
FFMagicMan
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 Seth Klein
Razzball
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 Justin Boone
The Score
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 Bryan Fontaine
RotoGrinders
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Site Projections
numberFire
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Dave Major
XN Sports
 
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Allie Fontana
Breaking Football
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Jim McCormick
ESPN
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
 
 Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Chris Heil
Sportable
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
 
ECR
# 20
# 22
Best
# 12
# 6
Worst
# 30
# 32
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
12
20
Site Projections
scoutPRO
13
26
Sean Koerner
STATS
13
22
Eric Karabell
ESPN
14
20
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
15
18
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
15
22
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
15
21
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
15
N/A
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
15
23
Matthew Berry
ESPN
15
17
Staff Composite
ESPN
15
20
David Dodds
FootballGuys
15
24
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
15
22
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
16
21
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
22
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
16
18
Seth Klein
Razzball
16
25
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
16
27
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
16
25
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
16
22
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
16
N/A
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
17
20
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
17
21
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
17
20
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
17
21
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
17
18
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
17
N/A
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
17
21
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
17
21
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
17
20
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
17
19
John Paulsen
4for4.com
17
21
Justin Boone
The Score
17
18
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
17
21
John Halpin
Fox Sports
17
24
Christopher Harris
ESPN
17
N/A
Matt Smith
NFL.com
17
N/A
Bryan Fontaine
RotoGrinders
18
21
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
18
21
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
18
21
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
18
29
Site Projections
numberFire
18
23
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
18
21
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
18
16
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
18
16
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
18
24
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
18
22
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
18
24
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
18
19
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
18
N/A
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
18
21
Staff
Roto Analysis
18
22
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
19
18
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
19
23
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
19
21
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
19
27
Dave Major
XN Sports
19
23
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
19
25
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
19
20
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
19
25
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
19
18
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
19
22
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
19
23
Adam Rank
NFL.com
19
N/A
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
19
21
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
19
28
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
20
24
Allie Fontana
Breaking Football
20
23
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
20
23
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
20
24
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
20
21
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
20
21
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
20
25
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
20
18
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
20
22
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
20
25
Scott Cullen
TSN
20
24
Jeff Paur
RTSports
20
25
Jim McCormick
ESPN
20
23
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
20
17
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
20
24
Staff Composite
NFL.com
20
N/A
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
20
24
Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
20
25
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
20
24
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
21
16
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
21
26
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
21
23
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
21
19
Joshua Kay
The Fantasy Fix
21
6
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
21
26
Mike Krueger
FFToday
21
24
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
21
23
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
22
17
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
21
24
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
21
26
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
22
25
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
22
27
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
22
25
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
22
23
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
22
18
Chris Heil
Sportable
22
32
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
22
20
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
22
19
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
22
24
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
22
26
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
22
N/A
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
22
13
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
22
25
Micah James
FFMagicMan
22
19
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
23
22
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
23
20
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
23
25
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
23
24
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
23
24
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
23
25
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
24
27
Bill Enright
FFChamps
24
32
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
24
26
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
24
27
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
24
21
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
24
28
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
24
22
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
24
20
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
25
22
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
25
20
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
26
22
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
26
23
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
26
17
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
26
21
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
27
21
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
27
24
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
27
25
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
27
24
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
28
24
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
29
23
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
29
25
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
30
21
Ave Projection (?)
15.6
13.5
Best
19.1
16.7
Worst
14.0
9.8
Pass Yards
224.5
222.6
Pass TDs
1.0
1.2
Ints
0.3
0.5
Rush Yards
20.8
17.6
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Smith has shown he can surprise, plus he's at home versus shaky Titans D.
I like Locker's talent but on the road against a Chiefs D that was nasty when healthy in 13? Not so much.