Who Should I Start? - Week 9

Carson Palmer or Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers
Philip Rivers SD
at MIA  Sun, 1:00 ET
Carson Palmer
Carson Palmer ARI
at DAL  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
93%
7%
ECR
# 7
# 11
Best
# 2
# 5
Worst
# 18
# 20
Ave Projection (?)
18.4
16.7
Best
20.6
22.3
Worst
17.6
12.4
Ave Points / Game
20.7
19.0
Total Fantasy Points
165.6
76.0
Opponent
MIA
DAL
Points Allowed (?)
14.5
15.5
Expert Pick %
93%
7%
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 Chris Heil
Sportable
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
 
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Dave Major
XN Sports
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
ECR
# 7
# 11
Best
# 2
# 5
Worst
# 18
# 20
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
8
5
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
10
7
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
13
7
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
5
7
Christopher Harris
ESPN
3
7
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
6
7
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
5
8
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
3
8
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
7
8
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
9
8
Matthew Berry
ESPN
4
8
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
9
8
Chris Heil
Sportable
4
8
Matt Smith
NFL.com
6
9
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
8
9
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
8
9
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
6
9
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
8
9
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
5
9
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
6
9
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
7
9
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
5
9
Adam Rank
NFL.com
7
10
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
6
10
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
5
10
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
6
10
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
4
10
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
7
10
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
4
10
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
7
10
Staff Composite
ESPN
4
10
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
6
10
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
7
10
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
6
10
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
18
10
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
5
10
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
8
10
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
13
11
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
7
11
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
7
11
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
7
11
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
6
11
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
6
11
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
9
11
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
7
11
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
6
11
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
8
11
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
6
11
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
8
11
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
6
11
Scott Cullen
TSN
6
11
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
8
11
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
7
11
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
5
11
Micah James
FFMagicMan
7
11
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
13
12
Staff Composite
NFL.com
7
12
John Paulsen
4for4.com
8
12
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
8
12
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
6
12
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
6
12
Justin Boone
The Score
6
12
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
6
12
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
8
12
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
7
12
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
8
12
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
5
12
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
5
12
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
7
12
Dave Major
XN Sports
8
12
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
8
12
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
6
12
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
8
12
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
7
12
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
6
12
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
7
12
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
6
12
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
7
12
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
8
12
Staff
Roto Analysis
7
12
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
8
12
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
8
12
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
5
13
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
14
13
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
7
13
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
3
13
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
6
13
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
5
13
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
8
13
Eric Karabell
ESPN
4
13
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
6
13
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
9
13
Jeff Paur
RTSports
6
13
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
6
13
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
8
13
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
6
13
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
9
14
Mike Krueger
FFToday
9
14
Site Projections
NumberFire
8
14
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
9
14
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
6
14
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
8
14
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
9
14
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
6
14
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
8
14
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
7
14
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
8
14
David Dodds
FootballGuys
10
15
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
6
15
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
6
15
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
4
15
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
8
15
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
6
15
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
6
15
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
11
15
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
6
15
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
8
15
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
4
15
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
7
16
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
7
16
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
6
16
John Halpin
Fox Sports
8
16
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
10
16
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
8
16
Bill Enright
FFChamps
2
16
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
8
16
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
9
16
Site Projections
scoutPRO
12
18
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
12
18
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
5
18
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
9
18
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
4
20
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
16
20
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
6
22
Ave Projection (?)
18.4
16.7
Best
20.6
22.3
Worst
17.6
12.4
Pass Yards
271.3
267.8
Pass TDs
2.1
1.7
Ints
0.7
0.6
Rush Yards
5.1
6.0
Ave Points / Game
20.7
19.0
Total Fantasy Points
165.6
76.0
Week 8
19.8   at DEN
21.2   vs. PHI
Week 7
14.2   vs. KC
16.1   at OAK
Week 6
25.8   at OAK
17.7   vs. WAS
Week 5
21.8   vs. NYJ
  at DEN
Week 4
27.1   vs. JAC
BYE  
Week 3
19.3   at BUF
  vs. SF
Week 2
25.1   vs. SEA
  at NYG
Week 1
12.5   at ARI
21.1   vs. SD
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Rivers has a tough matchup this week, the Miami Dolphins allow the eighth fewest points to fantasy quarterbacks and Miami is a long trip with an early start time for Rivers.
Dallas is 7th against fantasy quarterbacks, but Palmer has been a steady QB2 this season.