Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Cecil Shorts or Steve Smith

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at CLE  Sun, 1:00 ET
Cecil Shorts
Cecil Shorts JAC
vs. IND  Sun, 1:00 ET
Probable - Hamstring
Expert Pick %
89%
11%
ECR
# 34
# 54
Best
# 14
# 19
Worst
# 59
# 86
Ave Projection (?)
8.8
6.5
Best
13.0
8.0
Worst
6.8
5.7
Ave Points / Game
11.7
9.5
Total Fantasy Points
35.0
9.5
Opponent
CLE
IND
Points Allowed (?)
21.2
23.3
Expert Pick %
89%
11%
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ECR
# 34
# 54
Best
# 14
# 19
Worst
# 59
# 86
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
N/A
19
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
37
25
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
45
34
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
41
34
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
36
34
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
45
34
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
21
36
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
31
36
Justin Boone
The Score
37
36
Micah James
FFMagicMan
44
36
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
27
37
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
45
37
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
54
37
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
38
37
Steve Olson
StatSims
32
38
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
34
39
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
33
39
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
28
39
Matthew Berry
ESPN
29
40
Seth Klein
Fake Pigskin
37
41
David Dodds
FootballGuys
33
42
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
31
42
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
44
42
Mike Krueger
FFToday
20
43
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
34
43
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
35
43
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
42
43
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
35
44
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
28
44
Staff
Roto Analysis
42
44
Matt Smith
NFL.com
33
45
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
31
45
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
30
45
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
28
45
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
49
46
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
35
46
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
26
46
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
35
46
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
39
46
Jeff Paur
RTSports
40
46
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
22
46
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
29
46
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
59
46
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
43
47
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
34
47
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
41
47
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
35
47
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
21
48
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
35
48
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
34
48
Staff Composite
ESPN
27
48
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
36
49
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
13
49
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
31
49
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
38
49
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
32
49
John Halpin
Fox Sports
37
50
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
36
50
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
35
50
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
32
51
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
39
51
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
40
51
Ken Zalis
Fans Fantasy Football
42
52
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
28
52
Bill Enright
FFChamps
36
52
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
43
52
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
40
53
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
33
53
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
36
53
Chris Heil
ProjectRoto
31
53
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
31
53
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
35
53
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
32
53
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
37
54
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
41
54
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
33
54
Site Projections
NumberFire
35
55
John Paulsen
4for4.com
37
55
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
34
55
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
35
55
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
37
55
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
34
55
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
28
55
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
33
55
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
22
55
Site Projections
scoutPRO
45
56
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
36
56
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
34
56
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
28
57
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
34
57
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
31
57
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
36
58
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
32
58
Staff Composite
NFL.com
24
58
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
32
58
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
45
58
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
31
59
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
32
59
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
28
60
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
32
64
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
42
64
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
34
66
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
37
73
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
35
74
Jim McCormick
ESPN
34
75
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
27
77
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
21
N/A
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
22
N/A
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
25
N/A
Adam Rank
NFL.com
25
N/A
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
25
N/A
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
26
N/A
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
29
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
30
N/A
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
30
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
30
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
31
N/A
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
31
N/A
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
31
N/A
Christopher Harris
ESPN
32
N/A
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
33
N/A
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
33
N/A
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
34
N/A
Paul Greco
FantasyPros911
34
N/A
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
35
N/A
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
36
N/A
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
36
N/A
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
37
N/A
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
39
N/A
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
39
N/A
Scott Cullen
TSN
39
N/A
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
39
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
8.8
6.5
Best
13.0
8.0
Worst
6.8
5.7
Receptions
5.3
4.8
Rec Yards
70.8
59.6
Rec TDs
0.3
0.1
Ave Points / Game
11.7
9.5
Total Fantasy Points
35.0
9.5
Week 2
7.1   vs. PIT
  at WAS
Week 1
17.8   vs. CIN
  at PHI
Ave Targets / Game
12.5
10.0
Total Targets
25.0
10.0
Week 2
10.0
Week 1
15.0
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
CLE was burned by PIT WR A. Brown over middle, which is where Smith has made his hay - FF for the old man = 7/80
 
  
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
He's second in the league in targets, though he could see some of Joe Haden this week. I wouldn't expect that to keep Smith down...nothing else seems to.