Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Cecil Shorts or Jordy Nelson

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Expert Pick %
74%
27%
ECR
# 21
# 25
Best
# 8
# 8
Worst
# 36
# 42
Ave Projection (?)
10.3
10.6
Best
13.0
13.2
Worst
8.4
8.1
Ave Points / Game
11.2
7.4
Total Fantasy Points
179.4
95.7
Expert Pick %
74%
27%
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ECR
# 21
# 25
Best
# 8
# 8
Worst
# 36
# 42
Site Projections
Fantasy Football Starters
32
8
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
21
12
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
25
15
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
30
16
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
25
16
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
21
17
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
14
17
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
25
18
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
20
18
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
17
18
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
21
18
David Dodds
FootballGuys
26
19
Justin Boone
The Score
20
19
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
36
19
Eric Karabell
ESPN
28
19
Staff Composite
ESPN
19
19
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
36
19
Ken Zalis
Fans Fantasy Football
19
20
Nathan Zegura
CBS Sports
19
20
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
22
20
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
17
20
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
25
20
Matthew Berry
ESPN
17
20
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
15
20
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
22
20
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
20
21
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
26
21
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
22
21
Jeff Paur
RTSports
26
21
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
22
21
Adam Rank
NFL.com
25
21
Staff
Roto Analysis
20
21
John Halpin
Fox Sports
18
22
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
20
22
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
19
22
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
21
22
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
24
22
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
20
22
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
25
22
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
13
22
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
9
23
John Paulsen
4for4.com
19
23
Staff Composite
NFL.com
26
23
Jason Smith
NFL.com
25
23
Mike Krueger
FFToday
22
23
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
20
23
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
10
24
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
18
24
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
18
24
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
33
24
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
15
24
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
25
24
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
19
24
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
28
24
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
23
24
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
20
24
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
20
24
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
20
24
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
19
24
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
21
24
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
21
24
Matt Smith
NFL.com
26
24
Eric Yeomans
Mr. 52 Pick-Up
11
25
Scott Cullen
TSN
17
25
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
22
25
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
22
25
Russ Bliss
Fantasy Football Starters
24
25
Site Rankings
Fantasy Football Nerd
24
25
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
20
25
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
21
25
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
22
25
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
20
25
Ryan Hester
footballandbrackets
21
25
Staff Rankings
RotoBaller
21
25
Christopher Harris
ESPN
21
25
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
21
25
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
11
26
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
31
26
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
23
26
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
20
26
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
22
26
Paul Greco
FantasyPros911
23
26
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
23
26
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
23
27
Kyle Wachtel
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18
27
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
11
27
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
18
27
Scott Engel
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18
27
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
15
27
Brian Dezelske
Pro Football Central
17
27
Micah James
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20
27
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
29
28
Brent Namejko
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17
28
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
20
28
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
20
28
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
27
28
Ernie Estrella
Bruno Boys
20
28
Raju Byfield
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26
28
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
22
29
Site Projections
NumberFire
15
29
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
27
29
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
26
29
Dave Dameshek
NFL.com
25
29
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
19
29
Bill Enright
FFChamps
32
29
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
18
30
Sky Sperling
Razzball
18
30
Site Projections
scoutPRO
22
30
Wayne Bretsky
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28
30
Rich Arleo
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20
30
Keet Bailey
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14
31
Adam Pfeifer
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20
31
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
26
31
Neil Parker
The Fake Football
22
31
KJ
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20
31
Andy Behrens
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23
32
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
30
32
Kevin Roberts
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13
32
Taylor Smith
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11
32
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
35
32
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
21
32
Eric Mack
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25
32
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
25
33
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
32
33
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
26
34
Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
21
34
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
22
34
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
8
35
Tony Mauriello
DraftLegends
35
40
Dave Major
XN Sports
24
42
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
28
42
Ave Projection (?)
10.3
10.6
Best
13.0
13.2
Worst
8.4
8.1
Receptions
5.1
4.5
Rec Yards
75.2
67.4
Rec TDs
0.5
0.7
Ave Targets / Game
7.7
7.7
Total Targets
123.0
123.0
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
It’s hard to rank Nelson until we see how long he’ll be out. He just had surgery to fix a nerve in his knee.
Shorts worked out with the legendary Larry Fitzgerald again this season, and he’s set to start the season as the Number 1 WR in Jacksonvile with Blackmon missing the first 4 games (KC, @OAK, @SEA, IND). The speedy wide receiver has added about 10 pounds of muscle, which will definitely give him a boost against press coverage. Shorts will see top corner coverage, if his “newfound” bulk doesn’t damper his speed, then this is great news for a proficient wide receiver flying under the radar. Co...
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Nelson should be fine coming off his knee procedure, but the 49ers were 4th against fantasy receivers, so I look for Nelson to not be a superstar in the opener.
Shorts is going to be the featured receiver for the first four weeks of the season (Justin Blackmon suspension) and the Chiefs were just 21st against fantasy receivers last year.
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Nelson is back from minor surgery and ready to go. I like all three of the Packers receivers this week because Aaron Rodgers is just that good. Yes, the 49ers are tough, but they aren't going to shut down Rodgers who threw for 303 yards and two touchdowns against them in week 1 last season. The problem is it can be difficult to predict who will get the most points for the receivers so you just have to start them all.
Brandon Flowers can be a menace to Cecil's society, but he is the only receiver the Jaguars have worth anything. He'll get targets.
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
Top-15 upside with WR3 floor due to Gabbert being his QB instead of Henne
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Nelson is flying under the radar a bit, so I like him as a sneaky elite play this week.
He's their one and only option in week 1 so at least he'll get targets.
  
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
Not too worried about Nelson being sidelined for the preseason with a knee procedure. He'll be ready for opening day.
 
  
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
If you can land Nelson as a 3rd receiver in a standard league or a low-end No. 2 WR in a deeper formats, you're ahead of the game. Nelson should be viewed no more then a No.2 Fantasy WR worth drafting at the end of Round 5 and into Round 6, any later and Nelson is a great steal.
 
  
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Jordy could be ready for a breakout year with no Greg Jennings. If Jordy does not get double teamed, Aaron Rodgers will take his shots on Nelson often. The knock on Jordy is all the talent that surrounds him, but at the end of the day. We can easily see Nelson leading the Packers WR core.
While it is easy to get excited about the potential of Shorts in 2013. We have to remember a few things. The Jags did not have Maurice Jones-Drew for nearly the entire 2nd Half of 2012, which forced the Jags to be a pass 1st team. The Jags also had Chad Henne at QB, who has not won the job from Blaine Gabbert yet in 2013. All this means, do not jump on the horse until the horse is ready to attack. If Chad gets the job, while Blackmon is suspended to start the year. Then go for some inc...