Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Cecil Shorts or Steve Smith

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at CIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Cecil Shorts
Cecil Shorts JAC
vs. MIA  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
97%
3%
ECR
# 16
# 38
Best
# 8
# 19
Worst
# 28
# 61
Ave Projection (?)
10.2
7.5
Best
13.5
13.0
Worst
8.7
4.5
Ave Points / Game
12.3
5.4
Total Fantasy Points
86.0
21.5
Opponent
CIN
MIA
Points Allowed (?)
16.7
17.9
Expert Pick %
97%
3%
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
ECR
# 16
# 38
Best
# 8
# 19
Worst
# 28
# 61
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
18
17
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
25
19
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
19
24
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
10
25
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
28
25
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
16
26
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
12
26
Mike Krueger
FFToday
13
28
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
18
29
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
16
30
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
16
30
John Halpin
Fox Sports
20
31
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
20
31
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
17
33
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
34
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
21
34
Justin Boone
The Score
18
34
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
17
34
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
18
34
Jeff Paur
RTSports
15
34
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
17
35
Site Projections
scoutPRO
16
36
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
20
36
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
17
36
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
16
36
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
16
37
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
16
37
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
18
37
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
17
38
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
16
38
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
12
38
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
15
38
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
19
38
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
16
38
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
20
38
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
15
38
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
17
38
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
16
38
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
17
38
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
16
38
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
16
38
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
22
38
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
16
38
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
20
38
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
22
38
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
14
38
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
16
38
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
12
38
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
16
38
Site Projections
NumberFire
17
39
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
18
39
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
10
39
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
17
39
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
16
39
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
17
39
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
17
39
John Paulsen
4for4.com
16
40
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
20
40
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
16
40
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
16
40
Matthew Berry
ESPN
20
40
Eric Karabell
ESPN
18
40
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
15
40
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
18
40
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
16
40
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
13
41
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
18
41
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
17
41
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
14
41
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
18
41
David Dodds
FootballGuys
14
42
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
16
42
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
14
42
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
15
42
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
17
42
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
18
43
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
18
43
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
17
43
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
18
43
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
21
43
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
8
43
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
18
44
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
20
44
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
18
45
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
12
45
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
22
45
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
16
45
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
12
47
Staff Composite
ESPN
18
47
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
17
48
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
16
48
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
22
49
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
15
49
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
9
51
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
19
53
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
32
54
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
10
55
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
16
60
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
21
61
Christopher Harris
ESPN
17
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
21
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
22
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
10.2
7.5
Best
13.5
13.0
Worst
8.7
4.5
Receptions
4.9
5.0
Rec Yards
65.9
58.5
Rec TDs
0.6
0.3
Ave Points / Game
12.3
5.4
Total Fantasy Points
86.0
21.5
Week 7
6.7   vs. ATL
1.2   vs. CLE
Week 6
17.0   at TB
8.3   at TEN
Week 5
1.4   at IND
  vs. PIT
Week 4
25.9   vs. CAR
2.5   at SD
Week 3
10.1   at CLE
9.5   vs. IND
Week 2
7.1   vs. PIT
  at WAS
Week 1
17.8   vs. CIN
  at PHI
Ave Targets / Game
8.6
9.8
Total Targets
60.0
39.0
Week 7
5.0
9.0
Week 6
6.0
16.0
Week 5
7.0
Week 4
10.0
4.0
Week 3
7.0
10.0
Week 2
10.0
Week 1
15.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Bengals are 4th against fantasy receivers, but Smith Sr. is entrenched as a weekly WR2 play.