Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Alex Smith or Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan ATL
vs. DET  Sun, 9:30 ET
Alex Smith
Alex Smith KC
vs. STL  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
66%
34%
ECR
# 15
# 17
Best
# 9
# 13
Worst
# 23
# 24
Ave Projection (?)
15.0
16.7
Best
17.9
18.5
Worst
12.9
13.9
Ave Points / Game
17.8
15.9
Total Fantasy Points
124.4
95.3
Opponent
DET
STL
Points Allowed (?)
11.8
21.4
Expert Pick %
66%
34%
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
David Dodds
FootballGuys
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 Staff Composite
ESPN
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Justin Boone
The Score
John Paulsen
4for4.com
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
Site Projections
scoutPRO
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
ECR
# 15
# 17
Best
# 9
# 13
Worst
# 23
# 24
David Dodds
FootballGuys
17
13
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
16
13
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
18
13
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
15
13
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
19
13
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
19
14
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
14
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
17
14
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
13
14
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
20
14
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
20
15
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
20
15
John Paulsen
4for4.com
18
15
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
17
15
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
16
15
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
18
15
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
19
15
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
18
15
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
19
15
Matthew Berry
ESPN
19
15
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
18
15
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
17
15
Site Projections
scoutPRO
23
16
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
17
16
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
19
16
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
14
16
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
15
16
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
N/A
16
John Halpin
Fox Sports
14
16
Eric Karabell
ESPN
14
16
Staff Composite
ESPN
15
16
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
19
16
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
18
16
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
14
17
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
15
17
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
16
17
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
15
17
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
16
17
Justin Boone
The Score
16
17
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
15
17
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
15
17
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
16
17
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
14
17
Christopher Harris
ESPN
11
17
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
14
17
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
15
17
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
15
17
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
15
18
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
17
18
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
12
18
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
16
18
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
17
18
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
16
18
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
16
18
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
13
18
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
16
18
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
16
18
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
16
18
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
16
18
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
16
18
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
15
18
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
20
18
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
16
18
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
15
18
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
15
18
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
11
18
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
14
18
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
17
19
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
17
19
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
17
19
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
15
19
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
15
20
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
15
20
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
16
20
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
15
21
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
15
21
Jeff Paur
RTSports
9
21
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
18
22
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
18
22
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
12
23
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
17
23
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
12
24
Ave Projection (?)
15.0
16.7
Best
17.9
18.5
Worst
12.9
13.9
Pass Yards
286.7
224.3
Pass TDs
1.5
1.5
Ints
1.3
0.3
Rush Yards
2.7
22.0
Ave Points / Game
17.8
15.9
Total Fantasy Points
124.4
95.3
Week 7
11.8   at BAL
15.7   at SD
Week 6
12.7   vs. CHI
BYE  
Week 5
14.6   at NYG
13.6   at SF
Week 4
20.1   at MIN
22.7   vs. NE
Week 3
23.6   vs. TB
19.1   at MIA
Week 2
10.0   at CIN
14.4   at DEN
Week 1
31.4   vs. NO
9.7   vs. TEN
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
The Rams have allowed the most points to fantasy quarterbacks over the last 3 weeks, Smith is a QB2 with upside playing at home in this dream matchup.