Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Ben Roethlisberger or Matt Ryan

Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan ATL
vs. DET  Sun, 9:30 ET
Ben Roethlisberger
Ben Roethlisberger PIT
vs. IND  Sun, 4:25 ET
Expert Pick %
68%
32%
ECR
# 15
# 17
Best
# 8
# 12
Worst
# 23
# 24
Ave Projection (?)
15.5
15.2
Best
19.6
18.6
Worst
12.9
11.4
Ave Points / Game
17.8
14.8
Total Fantasy Points
124.4
103.8
Opponent
DET
IND
Points Allowed (?)
11.8
13.2
Expert Pick %
68%
32%
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
Justin Boone
The Score
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
John Paulsen
4for4.com
 Site Projections
NumberFire
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
Matt Smith
NFL.com
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 Staff Composite
ESPN
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Site Projections
scoutPRO
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 Scott Cullen
TSN
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
ECR
# 15
# 17
Best
# 8
# 12
Worst
# 23
# 24
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
14
12
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
14
12
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
14
12
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
12
13
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
17
13
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
15
13
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
20
14
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
15
14
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
13
14
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
16
14
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
15
14
Mike Krueger
FFToday
12
15
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
16
15
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
16
15
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
12
15
Justin Boone
The Score
16
15
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
18
15
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
17
15
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
13
15
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
17
15
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
11
15
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
8
15
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
17
15
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
20
16
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
14
16
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
17
16
John Paulsen
4for4.com
17
16
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
15
16
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
17
16
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
12
16
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
23
16
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
12
16
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
15
16
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
15
16
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
18
16
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
15
16
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
18
16
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
17
16
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
19
16
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
18
16
Matthew Berry
ESPN
17
16
Christopher Harris
ESPN
9
16
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
9
16
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
14
16
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
17
16
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
15
16
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
13
16
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
19
17
Matt Smith
NFL.com
18
17
Site Projections
NumberFire
15
17
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
15
17
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
17
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
18
17
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
16
17
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
16
17
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
15
17
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
16
17
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
16
17
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
16
17
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
16
17
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
18
17
John Halpin
Fox Sports
14
17
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
19
17
Jeff Paur
RTSports
9
17
Staff Composite
ESPN
13
17
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
15
17
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
16
17
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
18
17
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
15
17
Bill Enright
FFChamps
14
17
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
15
17
Scott Cullen
TSN
16
17
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
15
17
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
15
17
David Dodds
FootballGuys
14
18
Staff Composite
NFL.com
16
18
Site Projections
scoutPRO
23
18
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
17
18
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
17
18
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
15
18
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
16
18
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
15
18
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
14
18
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
15
18
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
17
18
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
16
18
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
14
18
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
15
18
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
20
18
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
13
18
Eric Karabell
ESPN
12
18
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
19
18
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
21
18
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
19
18
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
15
18
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
15
18
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
14
18
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
19
18
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
16
18
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
15
18
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
16
18
Staff
Roto Analysis
15
18
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
15
18
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
20
19
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
15
19
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
16
19
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
13
19
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
14
19
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
18
19
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
18
19
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
15
19
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
18
19
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
17
20
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
15
20
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
17
20
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
14
20
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
19
20
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
16
20
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
17
20
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
10
20
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
16
21
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
15
21
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
18
21
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
20
22
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
16
23
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
15
23
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
N/A
23
Adam Rank
NFL.com
16
24
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
18
24
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
13
25
Ave Projection (?)
15.5
15.2
Best
19.6
18.6
Worst
12.9
11.4
Pass Yards
287.7
257.8
Pass TDs
1.5
1.6
Ints
1.1
0.9
Rush Yards
2.3
6.0
Ave Points / Game
17.8
14.8
Total Fantasy Points
124.4
103.8
Week 7
11.8   at BAL
16.9   vs. HOU
Week 6
12.7   vs. CHI
11.8   at CLE
Week 5
14.6   at NYG
12.7   at JAC
Week 4
20.1   at MIN
22.4   vs. TB
Week 3
23.6   vs. TB
15.9   at CAR
Week 2
10.0   at CIN
6.7   at BAL
Week 1
31.4   vs. NO
17.4   vs. CLE
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
ATL has been bad and they're not at home this week so pretty tough to trust a team that is 0-4 outside of Georgia.
Big Ben is at his best when at home so he certainly has a chance, although the matchup isn't great on paper.