Who Should I Start? - Week 5

Cecil Shorts or Steve Smith

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at IND  Sun, 1:00 ET
Cecil Shorts
Cecil Shorts JAC
vs. PIT  Sun, 1:00 ET
Doubtful - Hamstring
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 15
# 65
Best
# 3
# 35
Worst
# 38
# 89
Ave Projection (?)
12.5
0.0
Best
15.5
0.0
Worst
9.6
0.0
Ave Points / Game
15.2
6.0
Total Fantasy Points
60.9
12.0
Opponent
IND
PIT
Points Allowed (?)
16.0
23.1
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom

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ECR
# 15
# 65
Best
# 3
# 35
Worst
# 38
# 89
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
13
35
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
15
49
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
16
51
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
17
52
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
15
53
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
15
54
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
15
54
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
16
54
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
16
54
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
17
54
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
15
55
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
12
55
Scott Cullen
TSN
14
55
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
15
56
Micah James
FFMagicMan
15
56
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
12
57
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
10
57
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
22
57
Site Projections
NumberFire
13
59
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
16
59
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
18
59
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
9
60
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
21
64
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
12
64
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
13
65
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
18
66
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
16
66
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
11
67
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
13
68
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
14
70
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
13
77
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
20
79
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
13
88
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
20
89
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
3
N/A
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
5
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
7
N/A
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
7
N/A
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
7
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
8
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
8
N/A
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
9
N/A
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
10
N/A
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
10
N/A
Staff Composite
ESPN
10
N/A
Kevin Roberts
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11
N/A
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
11
N/A
John Paulsen
4for4.com
12
N/A
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
12
N/A
Greg Smith
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12
N/A
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
12
N/A
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
12
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
13
N/A
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
13
N/A
Matthew Berry
ESPN
13
N/A
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
13
N/A
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
14
N/A
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
14
N/A
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
14
N/A
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
14
N/A
Christopher Harris
ESPN
14
N/A
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
14
N/A
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
14
N/A
Mike Krueger
FFToday
15
N/A
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
15
N/A
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
15
N/A
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
15
N/A
Brett Talley
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15
N/A
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
15
N/A
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
15
N/A
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
15
N/A
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
15
N/A
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
15
N/A
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
15
N/A
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
16
N/A
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
16
N/A
David Dodds
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17
N/A
Brent Namejko
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17
N/A
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
17
N/A
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
17
N/A
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
17
N/A
Bill Enright
FFChamps
17
N/A
Jeff Paur
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17
N/A
Jeff Ratcliffe
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18
N/A
Justin Boone
The Score
18
N/A
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
18
N/A
John Halpin
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19
N/A
Kyle Wachtel
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19
N/A
Mike Clay
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20
N/A
Chet Gresham
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20
N/A
Salvatore Stefanile
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20
N/A
Sigmund Bloom
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22
N/A
Site Projections
scoutPRO
22
N/A
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
23
N/A
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
24
N/A
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
25
N/A
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
27
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
37
N/A
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
37
N/A
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
38
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
12.5
0.0
Best
15.5
0.0
Worst
9.6
0.0
Receptions
5.4
0.0
Rec Yards
80.1
0.0
Rec TDs
0.8
0.0
Ave Points / Game
15.2
6.0
Total Fantasy Points
60.9
12.0
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
10.5
7.0
Total Targets
42.0
14.0
Week 4
10.0
4.0
Week 3
7.0
10.0
Week 2
10.0
Week 1
15.0
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Indy pass D overall isn't amazing, but he's probably going to come down to earth a bit eventually.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Colts allow the third fewest points to fantasy receivers, but a lot of that has to do with some of the teams they have been playing and Smith is playing some of the best football he has played in years.