Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Andrew Luck or Jay Cutler

Looking for Draft Advice?
Go to Who Should I Draft
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
ECR
# 6
# 18
Best
# 1
# 14
Worst
# 18
# 28
Ave Projection (?)
19.7
13.0
Best
21.8
14.6
Worst
16.2
12.5
Ave Points / Game
18.3
15.3
Total Fantasy Points
292.9
168.6
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 Jason Smith
NFL.com
 
 Tony Mauriello
DraftLegends
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 Site Projections
Fantasy Football Starters
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
 
 Ryan Hester
footballandbrackets
 
 Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Neil Parker
The Fake Football
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Staff Rankings
RotoBaller
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Keet Bailey
Breaking Football
 
 Ken Zalis
Fans Fantasy Football
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Ernie Estrella
Bruno Boys
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Dave Dameshek
NFL.com
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Sky Sperling
Razzball
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Rich Arleo
Bruno Boys
 
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Paul Greco
FantasyPros911
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Dave Major
XN Sports
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Russ Bliss
Fantasy Football Starters
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Adam Pfeifer
Rant Sports
 
 Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Brian Dezelske
Pro Football Central
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Site Rankings
Fantasy Football Nerd
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Nathan Zegura
CBS Sports
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Eric Yeomans
Mr. 52 Pick-Up
 
 Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
ECR
# 6
# 18
Best
# 1
# 14
Worst
# 18
# 28
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
1
28
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
1
20
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
1
24
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
2
22
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
2
18
Matt Smith
NFL.com
2
17
Jason Smith
NFL.com
2
17
Tony Mauriello
DraftLegends
3
19
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
3
20
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
3
19
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
3
18
Staff Composite
NFL.com
3
22
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
3
16
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
4
19
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
4
23
Scott Cullen
TSN
4
20
Site Projections
Fantasy Football Starters
4
21
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
4
24
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
4
23
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
4
16
Ryan Hester
footballandbrackets
4
21
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
4
19
Site Projections
NumberFire
5
26
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
5
18
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
5
16
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
5
18
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
5
17
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
5
19
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
5
19
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
5
18
Neil Parker
The Fake Football
5
22
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
5
18
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
5
16
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
5
16
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
5
19
Adam Rank
NFL.com
5
22
Staff Rankings
RotoBaller
5
19
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
5
18
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
5
14
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
5
23
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
5
19
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
6
21
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
6
19
Keet Bailey
Breaking Football
6
21
Ken Zalis
Fans Fantasy Football
6
17
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
6
21
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
6
19
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
6
17
Ernie Estrella
Bruno Boys
6
20
David Dodds
FootballGuys
6
18
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
6
16
Dave Dameshek
NFL.com
6
21
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
6
22
Christopher Harris
ESPN
6
15
Eric Karabell
ESPN
6
16
Staff Composite
ESPN
6
15
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
6
19
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
7
19
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
7
17
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
7
16
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
7
17
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
7
17
Sky Sperling
Razzball
7
19
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
7
15
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
7
17
John Halpin
Fox Sports
7
17
Jeff Paur
RTSports
7
19
Rich Arleo
Bruno Boys
7
21
Micah James
FFMagicMan
7
24
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
7
18
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
7
20
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
7
17
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
7
21
Paul Greco
FantasyPros911
7
17
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
7
20
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
8
16
Dave Major
XN Sports
8
19
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
8
21
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
8
21
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
8
20
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
8
21
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
8
18
Russ Bliss
Fantasy Football Starters
8
21
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
8
18
Adam Pfeifer
Rant Sports
8
20
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
8
25
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
8
20
John Paulsen
4for4.com
8
16
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
8
19
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
8
17
Brian Dezelske
Pro Football Central
8
16
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
8
21
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
8
16
Justin Boone
The Score
8
16
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
8
19
Matthew Berry
ESPN
8
18
Mike Krueger
FFToday
8
22
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
8
18
Staff
Roto Analysis
8
23
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
8
20
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
9
22
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
9
17
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
9
14
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
9
21
Site Rankings
Fantasy Football Nerd
9
23
Site Projections
scoutPRO
9
22
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
9
25
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
9
16
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
9
24
Nathan Zegura
CBS Sports
9
22
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
9
17
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
9
19
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
9
16
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
10
27
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
10
22
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
10
28
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
10
21
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
10
20
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
10
22
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
10
18
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
10
18
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
10
21
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
11
17
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
11
18
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
11
26
Bill Enright
FFChamps
11
22
Eric Yeomans
Mr. 52 Pick-Up
12
25
Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
12
22
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
12
17
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
13
18
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
14
25
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
18
15
Ave Projection (?)
19.7
13.0
Best
21.8
14.6
Worst
16.2
12.5
Pass Yards
252.5
252.9
Pass TDs
2.1
1.1
Ints
0.2
1
Rush Yards
14
11.1
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
The Colts are heading towards running a 2 TE offense with a west coast scheme. At least those 2 TEs would be Top 15 options if they were on separate teams, but West Coast in todays NFL does not work in Fantasy. Rich Gannon/Donovan McNabb/Brad Johnson were probably the best West Coast QBs of the early 2000s. Those 3400 Yards 27 TDs is not good anymore in todays down field bomb offenses.
Cutler and Brandon Marshall is a dream connection. Cutler throws a great deep ball, Marshall loves to go up and get it. The Bears added Martellus Bennett who gives Cutler a great secondary Redzone option.
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Raiders ranked just 23rd against fantasy quarterbacks last year and Luck is leading one of the most exciting offenses in the NFL.
 
  
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
With Bruce Arians gone, its unlikely that Luck will lead the league in passing attempts when throwing past the 20 yard mark. After having a year under his belt, Luck will be a more polished and efficient passer.
Cutler has fantasy backup written all over him. If youíve ever seen a Chicago game or even highlights, explaining further is unnecessary. Iím not confident that they have fixed the offensive line or the interception rate of Cutler. His inconsistency worries me and should not be in lineups gunning for championships.
  
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Luck vs. the Raiders at home, yes please.
 
  
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
The Colts look to have more of a West Coast offense type thing going on here with Luck's college coordinator now in the mix, which should help to limit his interception totals.
New head coach Marc Trestman has a history of fixing quarterbacks. Unfortunately, it's the offensive line for the Bears that needs fixing. Cutler has a tremendous rapport with Brandon Marshall, and Alshon Jeffery is a promising talent. But if Cutler is having to run for his life behind that shaky O-line all year long, he'll have a hard time being consistently relevant in fantasy.
  
Staff Rankings
RotoBaller
Oakland could be the worst team in the league.
 
  
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
Oakland gave up the 7th most fantasy points to Quarterbacks last season with 19.5.
BENCH - Cincinnati gave up the 6th fewest fantasy points to Quarterbacks last season with 13.5.
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Raiders are awful so it'd be a shock if Luck was anything short of amazing at home in week 1.
Cutler could combust into flames here, but he is at home and new offense could see him thrive.
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Luck missed much of his rookie year's off season work due to school and quickly had to learn a high risk/reward offense and it showed in his numbers, especially interceptions and completion percentage. Now with his old Stanford offense in place and a season under his belt we will see an even better, more efficient player. The Raiders have little in the way of defense and Luck will pick them apart. My only concern is him sitting in the 4th quarter.
New up tempo offense should increase his attempts and numbers. But he does have a tough test week one against one of the top defenses in the league. The Bengals were second in sacks and sixth best in fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks. This will be a great time to see just how good Cutler can be this year, but i don't think I want him starting on my team in week 1.
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Should be a QB1 for the next decade
Qb1 upside but will likely be no better than a QB2 most weeks despite improvement from Alshon Jeffery
  
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
Luck looks to have a pretty tough schedule as of now with Oakland being the only opponent ranking in the bottom 10 against QB's.