Who Should I Start? - Week 13

Cam Newton or Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers
Philip Rivers SD
at BAL  Sun, 1:00 ET
Cam Newton
Cam Newton CAR
at MIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
60%
40%
ECR
# 13
# 15
Best
# 6
# 7
Worst
# 30
# 24
Ave Projection (?)
15.4
16.1
Best
18.7
18.5
Worst
11.6
15.1
Ave Points / Game
17.1
15.7
Total Fantasy Points
188.6
157.0
Opponent
BAL
MIN
Points Allowed (?)
18.2
15.3
Expert Pick %
60%
40%
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
Mike Krueger
FFToday
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
Site Projections
scoutPRO
 Dave Major
XN Sports
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
John Paulsen
4for4.com
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
David Dodds
FootballGuys
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 Scott Cullen
TSN
Justin Boone
The Score
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Staff Composite
NFL.com
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
Site Projections
numberFire
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 Chris Heil
Sportable
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
Adam Rank
NFL.com
 Staff
Roto Analysis
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
Matt Smith
NFL.com
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
 
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
ECR
# 13
# 15
Best
# 6
# 7
Worst
# 30
# 24
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
14
7
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
17
8
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
N/A
8
Mike Krueger
FFToday
17
9
Site Projections
scoutPRO
14
9
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
18
9
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
8
9
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
14
10
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
19
11
John Paulsen
4for4.com
14
11
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
16
11
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
10
11
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
17
11
David Dodds
FootballGuys
15
12
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
11
12
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
N/A
12
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
11
12
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
11
12
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
19
12
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
13
12
Dave Major
XN Sports
11
12
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
10
12
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
7
12
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
10
12
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
17
12
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
18
12
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
23
13
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
9
13
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
11
13
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
20
13
Bill Enright
FFChamps
10
13
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
17
13
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
14
13
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
10
13
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
18
13
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
N/A
13
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
15
13
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
18
13
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
15
13
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
30
13
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
11
13
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
14
13
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
17
13
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
24
14
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
10
14
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
13
14
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
16
14
Justin Boone
The Score
17
14
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
15
14
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
15
14
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
17
14
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
11
14
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
16
14
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
17
14
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
15
14
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
16
14
Jeff Paur
RTSports
9
14
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
15
14
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
11
14
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
12
14
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
11
14
Staff Composite
NFL.com
N/A
15
Site Projections
numberFire
N/A
15
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
14
15
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
12
15
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
10
15
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
14
15
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
12
15
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
12
15
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
20
15
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
17
15
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
N/A
15
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
12
15
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
13
15
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
11
15
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
14
15
Scott Cullen
TSN
14
15
Micah James
FFMagicMan
13
15
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
13
15
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
13
15
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
12
15
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
14
16
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
15
16
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
13
16
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
15
16
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
21
16
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
14
16
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
15
16
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
11
16
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
10
16
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
12
16
Chris Heil
Sportable
15
16
John Halpin
Fox Sports
11
16
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
N/A
16
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
19
16
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
11
16
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
10
16
Staff
Roto Analysis
14
16
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
8
16
Adam Rank
NFL.com
N/A
17
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
14
17
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
14
17
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
14
17
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
16
17
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
12
17
Matthew Berry
ESPN
16
17
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
12
17
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
9
17
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
12
17
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
N/A
18
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
15
18
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
10
18
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
17
18
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
14
18
Christopher Harris
ESPN
12
18
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
17
18
Matt Smith
NFL.com
N/A
19
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
12
19
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
15
19
Eric Karabell
ESPN
15
19
Staff Composite
ESPN
13
19
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
16
20
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
19
20
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
12
20
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
15
20
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
N/A
21
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
14
22
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
10
22
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
13
22
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
14
24
Ave Projection (?)
15.4
16.1
Best
18.7
18.5
Worst
11.6
15.1
Pass Yards
264.1
245.6
Pass TDs
1.6
1.6
Ints
0.9
1.1
Rush Yards
3.1
28.2
Ave Points / Game
17.1
15.7
Total Fantasy Points
188.6
157.0
Week 12
13.5   vs. STL
BYE  
Week 11
11.6   vs. OAK
18.7   vs. ATL
Week 10
BYE  
12.8   at PHI
Week 9
-2.2   at MIA
12.3   vs. NO
Week 8
19.8   at DEN
5.2   vs. SEA
Week 7
14.2   vs. KC
14.3   at GB
Week 6
25.8   at OAK
34.1   at CIN
Week 5
21.8   vs. NYJ
15.1   vs. CHI
Week 4
27.1   vs. JAC
12.6   at BAL
Week 3
19.3   at BUF
12.7   vs. PIT
Week 2
25.1   vs. SEA
19.1   vs. DET
Week 1
12.5   at ARI
  at TB
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Rivers is a mid QB2 with little upside playing on the road against a Ravens team that is 25th against fantasy quarterbacks. Rivers just is not playing well enough to justify big expectations, regardless of the matchup.