Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Cecil Shorts or Steve Smith

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at CIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Probable - Not Injury Related
Cecil Shorts
Cecil Shorts JAC
vs. MIA  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
98%
2%
ECR
# 17
# 39
Best
# 9
# 20
Worst
# 32
# 61
Ave Projection (?)
11.3
7.4
Best
15.1
13.0
Worst
8.8
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 %
98%
2%
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Razzball
 
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The Fantasy Fix
 
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Juan Elway
 
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 Ken Zalis
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ESPN
 
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NFL.com
 
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 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
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 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
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NFL.com
 
ECR
# 17
# 39
Best
# 9
# 20
Worst
# 32
# 61
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
18
17
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
23
20
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
18
23
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
14
24
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
12
26
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
16
27
Mike Krueger
FFToday
13
28
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
16
28
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
17
29
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
15
29
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
17
29
John Halpin
Fox Sports
20
30
Staff
Roto Analysis
17
30
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
16
31
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
23
31
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
21
31
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
17
33
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
15
34
Justin Boone
The Score
18
34
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
18
34
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
17
35
Site Projections
scoutPRO
15
36
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
23
36
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
20
36
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
16
36
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
18
36
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
17
36
Jeff Paur
RTSports
16
36
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
16
36
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
9
37
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
15
37
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
20
37
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
17
37
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
19
37
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
16
37
David Dodds
FootballGuys
11
38
Site Projections
NumberFire
17
38
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
10
38
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
19
38
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
16
38
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
16
38
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
18
38
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
17
38
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
16
38
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
16
38
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
17
38
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
22
38
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
18
38
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
22
38
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
16
38
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
12
38
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
16
38
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
16
38
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
19
38
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
19
38
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
15
38
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
16
38
Matt Smith
NFL.com
16
39
John Paulsen
4for4.com
18
39
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
12
39
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
18
39
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
17
39
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
16
39
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
15
39
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
15
39
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
17
39
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
17
39
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
16
39
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
16
39
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
16
39
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
14
39
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
40
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
18
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
18
40
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
19
40
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
16
40
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
17
40
Scott Cullen
TSN
16
40
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
17
41
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
16
41
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
17
41
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
14
41
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
18
41
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
15
42
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
17
42
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
22
42
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
17
43
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
14
43
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
20
43
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
21
43
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
15
43
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
8
43
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
16
44
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
20
44
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
13
44
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
21
44
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
11
45
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
12
45
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
18
45
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
18
45
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
13
46
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
17
46
Christopher Harris
ESPN
14
46
Staff Composite
ESPN
15
46
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
16
46
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
19
47
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
13
47
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
18
47
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
17
48
Eric Karabell
ESPN
14
48
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
22
49
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
15
49
Staff Composite
NFL.com
16
50
Adam Rank
NFL.com
15
52
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
15
52
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
10
52
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
19
53
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
32
54
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
10
55
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
18
55
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
19
56
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
15
56
Bill Enright
FFChamps
15
57
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
16
59
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
21
61
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
16
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
20
N/A
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
24
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
11.3
7.4
Best
15.1
13.0
Worst
8.8
4.5
Receptions
5.0
5.0
Rec Yards
67.6
58.1
Rec TDs
0.8
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.