Who Should I Start? - Week 12

Alex Smith or Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan ATL
vs. CLE  Sun, 1:00 ET
Indoor (dome)
Alex Smith
Alex Smith KC
at OAK  Thu, 8:25 ET
Expert Pick %
98%
2%
ECR
# 11
# 25
Best
# 6
# 11
Worst
# 24
# 28
Ave Projection (?)
15.8
14.6
Best
19.7
19.4
Worst
13.2
12.5
Ave Points / Game
17.1
14.0
Total Fantasy Points
170.9
140.5
Opponent
CLE
OAK
Points Allowed (?)
13.8
16.8
Expert Pick %
98%
2%
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
Bill Enright
FFChamps
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Steve Olson
StatSims
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Dave Major
XN Sports
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Site Projections
numberFire
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Chris Heil
Sportable
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
ECR
# 11
# 25
Best
# 6
# 11
Worst
# 24
# 28
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
6
11
Bill Enright
FFChamps
18
15
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
9
17
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
11
17
Staff Composite
NFL.com
12
17
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
16
17
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
9
17
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
10
17
Adam Rank
NFL.com
12
18
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
10
18
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
9
18
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
10
18
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
10
18
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
17
18
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
16
18
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
7
18
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
12
18
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
14
19
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
9
19
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
13
19
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
9
19
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
10
19
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
8
19
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
11
19
Matt Smith
NFL.com
15
20
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
7
20
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
10
20
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
11
20
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
15
20
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
9
20
Steve Olson
StatSims
12
20
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
15
21
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
17
21
Dave Major
XN Sports
11
21
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
10
21
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
12
21
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
11
21
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
11
21
Micah James
FFMagicMan
20
21
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
9
22
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
24
22
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
12
22
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
12
22
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
14
22
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
9
22
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
11
22
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
12
22
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
6
22
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
7
22
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
11
22
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
9
22
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
12
22
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
8
22
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
13
22
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
13
22
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
9
23
David Dodds
FootballGuys
9
23
Mike Krueger
FFToday
16
23
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
12
23
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
10
23
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
10
23
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
7
23
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
13
23
Justin Boone
The Score
10
23
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
16
23
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
9
23
John Halpin
Fox Sports
9
23
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
7
23
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
9
23
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
12
23
Scott Cullen
TSN
12
23
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
12
23
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
14
23
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
11
23
Site Projections
numberFire
10
24
John Paulsen
4for4.com
9
24
Site Projections
scoutPRO
11
24
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
11
24
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
13
24
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
13
24
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
9
24
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
9
24
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
14
24
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
17
24
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
10
24
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
12
24
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
12
24
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
13
24
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
13
24
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
11
24
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
11
24
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
15
25
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
12
25
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
10
25
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
10
25
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
9
25
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
10
25
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
13
25
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
13
25
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
8
25
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
12
25
Staff
Roto Analysis
11
25
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
11
25
Chris Heil
Sportable
12
25
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
9
25
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
10
26
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
12
26
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
10
26
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
13
26
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
9
26
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
14
26
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
11
26
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
13
26
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
16
26
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
13
27
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
8
27
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
15
27
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
16
27
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
9
27
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
7
27
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
11
27
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
10
28
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
11
28
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
12
28
Jeff Paur
RTSports
8
N/A
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
10
N/A
Matthew Berry
ESPN
11
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
11
N/A
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
11
N/A
Christopher Harris
ESPN
13
N/A
Staff Composite
ESPN
13
N/A
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
14
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
18
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
15.8
14.6
Best
19.7
19.4
Worst
13.2
12.5
Pass Yards
263.7
196.0
Pass TDs
1.6
1.4
Ints
0.7
0.2
Rush Yards
4.2
16.4
Ave Points / Game
17.1
14.0
Total Fantasy Points
170.9
140.5
Week 11
15.1   at CAR
4.2   vs. SEA
Week 10
15.7   at TB
15.6   at BUF
Week 9
BYE  
16.0   vs. NYJ
Week 8
15.7   vs. DET
9.4   vs. STL
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 Browns rank 6th against fantasy quarterbacks this year, but Ryan is still a QB1 option playing at home.