Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Cam Newton or Matt Schaub

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5%
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# 16
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# 1
# 6
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# 21
# 27
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19.5
14.6
Best
23.6
15.9
Worst
17.2
13.1
Ave Points / Game
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Total Fantasy Points
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104.8
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ECR
# 12
# 16
Best
# 1
# 6
Worst
# 21
# 27
Staff Rankings
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1
21
Mike Krueger
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3
24
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
4
18
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
4
23
Dave Dameshek
NFL.com
4
22
Scott Cullen
TSN
6
15
Site Projections
scoutPRO
7
13
Christopher Harris
ESPN
7
21
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
8
17
Site Projections
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8
15
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
8
19
Wayne Bretsky
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8
16
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
8
23
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
8
20
Matt Smith
NFL.com
8
10
Nate Hodges
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9
26
Dave Major
XN Sports
9
18
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
9
17
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Fox Sports
9
20
Maurile Tremblay
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9
22
Adam Rank
NFL.com
9
14
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NFL.com
9
15
Jason Smith
NFL.com
9
18
Eric Karabell
ESPN
9
17
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
9
16
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9
24
Staff
Roto Analysis
9
18
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
10
14
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
10
19
Kevin Roberts
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10
19
Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
10
16
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
10
22
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
10
13
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
10
18
Matthew Berry
ESPN
10
16
Staff Composite
ESPN
10
16
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
10
17
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
11
17
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
11
16
Austin Lee
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11
18
Eric Yeomans
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11
24
Jody Smith
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11
23
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11
19
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11
16
Joe Bond
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11
16
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11
18
Sky Sperling
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11
27
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11
6
Cedric Hopkins
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11
18
R.J. White
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11
19
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11
13
Scott Engel
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11
17
Ryan Fowler
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11
21
John Halpin
Fox Sports
11
18
Jeff Paur
RTSports
11
17
Rich Arleo
Bruno Boys
11
20
Greg Smith
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11
17
David Dodds
FootballGuys
11
17
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
11
16
Brett Talley
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11
15
KJ
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11
21
David Gonos
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11
19
Eric Mack
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11
16
Raju Byfield
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11
22
Nick Raducanu
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12
15
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12
21
Kyle Wachtel
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12
17
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12
16
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12
22
Ernie Estrella
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12
19
Brian Dezelske
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12
20
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
12
20
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
12
17
Nathan Zegura
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12
16
Brendan Donahue
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12
16
Staff Rankings
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12
18
Joseph Dolan
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12
16
Mike Clay
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13
26
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
13
18
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
13
18
Zach Greubel
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13
20
Brandon Funston
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13
17
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13
20
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13
17
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13
22
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13
22
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13
16
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13
17
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13
19
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13
14
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13
16
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13
17
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13
23
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13
15
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13
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13
16
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13
17
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13
19
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13
17
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13
17
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13
16
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13
16
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13
19
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13
15
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13
25
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13
23
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14
24
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14
21
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14
19
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14
21
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14
16
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14
17
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14
17
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14
17
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14
20
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14
22
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14
17
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14
21
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14
16
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14
16
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14
11
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15
23
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15
20
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15
23
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15
17
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16
17
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17
12
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17
18
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18
15
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18
16
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20
15
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21
19
Ave Projection (?)
19.5
14.6
Best
23.6
15.9
Worst
17.2
13.1
Pass Yards
234.4
245.8
Pass TDs
0.7
1.5
Ints
1
0.6
Rush Yards
46.8
0.9
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
After a phenomenal 2011 season, 2012 was a bit of a regression. Cam doesn’t rack up passing yards like other QBs, but his value is in the running game. Look for Newton to see about 600-700 rushing yards and 7-9 rushing TDs.
 
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Newton has insane upside and is at home, but Seahawks are brutal and Panthers have been terrible on O all summer.
Chargers could be tough on the road and Schaub is pretty inconsistent.
  
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
Newton's passing numbers weren't as gaudy in 2012 as they were during his rookie 2011 season, but his status as a dual-threat QB is the reason he's this high. He's rushed for 22 TDs and over 1,400 yards in two seasons as a pro.
Schaub quietly puts up nearly 4,000 yards every season. He's nowhere near Brady or Peyton, but he's steady and won't murder you with mistakes. Problem is, the Texans run the ball so much these days that Schaub doesn't really have the opportunities to put up big-time numbers anymore.
  
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
It wasn't an overly nice preseason and a matchup against Seattle isn't a favorable way for Mike Shula's offense to start... but, by virtue of his legs, at worst, Newton should be a factor.
 
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Super Cam would be higher if the Panthers would just get him a legit 2nd receiver
Finally gets an impact receiver across from Andre Johnson
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
The Seahawks pass defense is possibly the best in the league. Last season in SeattleNewton passed for a paltry 141 yards against them and rushed for 42 with no touchdowns. For the season only two quarterbacks passed for over 300 yards against them, Tom Brady and Matthew Stafford. They also only allowed over 2 touchdowns to a quarterback one time and that was also to Stafford. Thankfully Newton is at home this time around and last year he was horrible early in the season. And he's still a th...
 
  
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
Seattle gave up the fewest fantasy points to Quarterbacks last season with 11.4.
San Diego gave up the 11th most fantasy points to Quarterbacks last season with 18.5.
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Cam is a very talented player and will have a huge fantasy season, but not this week. Cam had just 141 yards passing, 42 yards rushing and no passing or rushing touchdowns against the Seahawks last year. I expect better numbers than that this year, but he is a QB2 in the opener.
 
  
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Super Cam really turned it up at the end of last season playing like the 1st round pick we know he could be. The Panthers are going with Don Schula as their head coach, which has led to a bromance between the star QB. Something we never saw with Ron Rivera. This offense is geared towards Cam being a super hero.
Schaub is a better QB in reality than fantasy. He manages the game, and converts key 3rd Downs. What he does not do, is put up any shootouts. The Texans win with their running game, to set up the playaction. While Hopkins may be the answer to the #2 WR role, the Texans do not throw the ball more than 30 Times a game.