Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Ben Tate or Ryan Mathews

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Ryan Mathews
Ryan Mathews SD
at ARI  Mon, 10:20 ET
Ben Tate
Ben Tate CLE
at PIT  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
62%
38%
ECR
# 22
# 21
Best
# 15
# 12
Worst
# 42
# 31
Ave Projection (?)
168.8
155.5
Best
179.8
175.7
Worst
160.0
142.2
Opponent
ARI
PIT
Points Allowed (?)
11.9
19.4
ECR
# 22
# 21
Best
# 15
# 12
Worst
# 42
# 31
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
27
12
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
24
14
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
26
14
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
24
16
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
23
17
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
25
17
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
23
18
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
16
18
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
30
18
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
16
19
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
37
19
Adam Pfeifer
Rant Sports
27
20
Ken Zalis
Fans Fantasy Football
25
20
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
26
20
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
25
21
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
23
21
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
17
21
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
23
22
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
21
22
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
23
22
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
18
22
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
21
22
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
21
22
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
21
22
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
21
22
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
17
23
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
19
23
Seth Klein
Fake Pigskin
18
23
Chris Heil
ProjectRoto
16
23
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
17
23
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
24
23
Justin Boone
The Score
22
23
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
23
24
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
17
24
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
17
24
John Paulsen
4for4.com
23
24
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
24
25
Bill Enright
FFChamps
15
25
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
19
25
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
21
25
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
22
26
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
23
26
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
20
26
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
24
27
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
23
28
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
19
29
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
42
31
Ave Projection (?)
168.8
155.5
Best
179.8
175.7
Worst
160.0
142.2
Rush Yards
1,120.0
1,005.4
Rush TDs
6.6
6.6
Receptions
22.4
29.1
Rec Yards
165.8
201.3
Rec TDs
0.6
0.2
Ave Targets / Game
2.1
3.1
Total Targets
33.0
49.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
The Steelers were only 21st against fantasy running backs, but Tate is going to be facing 11 in the box the way QB Brian Hoyer has been throwing the ball.