Who Should I Draft?

C.J. Spiller or Danny Woodhead (2014)

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# 26
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# 53
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6.9
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16.0
10.3
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8.3
5.0
Expert Pick %
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ECR
# 18
# 39
Best
# 10
# 26
Worst
# 32
# 53
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
10
38
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
11
34
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
11
39
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
11
44
Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
12
36
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
12
37
Kevin Roberts
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12
29
Bill Enright
FFChamps
12
27
Chris Heil
Sportable
14
34
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
13
41
John Halpin
Fox Sports
13
42
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
13
26
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
16
35
Cory Bonini
USA Today
13
37
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
14
42
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
14
45
Wayne Bretsky
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14
40
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
14
26
Scott Cullen
TSN
14
47
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
15
38
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
15
52
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15
37
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15
35
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15
34
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
15
44
Matthew Berry
ESPN
15
53
Jim McCormick
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15
43
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ProjectRoto
15
42
Jeff Paur
RTSports
15
31
Staff Composite
Sports Illustrated
15
34
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
15
43
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
16
38
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
16
41
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
16
N/A
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The Fantasy Sports Brain
16
45
Seth Klein
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16
36
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16
33
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16
38
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16
35
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16
44
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16
38
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17
47
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17
42
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17
48
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17
42
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17
28
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17
52
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17
48
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17
49
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17
46
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17
37
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17
29
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17
42
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17
36
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18
39
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18
43
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18
40
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18
46
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18
43
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18
46
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18
37
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18
39
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18
44
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18
46
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18
38
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18
34
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18
31
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18
43
Tommy Rowan
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18
47
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19
35
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19
40
Nate Hodges
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19
39
Brandon Funston
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19
34
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19
39
Jody Smith
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19
33
Christopher Harris
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19
42
Austin Lee
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19
39

19
42
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19
39
Ryan Hodge
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19
37
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19
39
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19
39
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19
40
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20
45
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20
50
Ross Miles
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20
41
Bryan Fontaine
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20
40
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20
43
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20
48
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20
34
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20
37
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20
37
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20
42
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20
39
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20
48
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20
36
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20
39
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20
44
Jeff Boggis
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20
38
Eric Karabell
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20
33
Nick Raducanu
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20
40
Sean Koerner
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20
39
Site Projections
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20
37
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21
40
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21
40
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21
43
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21
34
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21
35
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21
34
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21
41
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21
34
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21
40
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21
39
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21
42
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21
39
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21
33
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22
40
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22
41
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22
38
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22
39
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22
42
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22
26
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22
41
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22
32
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22
39
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23
39
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23
41
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23
38
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24
42
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24
31
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24
34
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24
41
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24
35
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
24
43
Mike Harmon
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24
35
Staff
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24
35
Muntradamus
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24
46
Matt Waldman
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25
41
Rich Hribar
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25
41
Micah James
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26
46
Derek Lofland
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27
37
Mike Rigz
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27
43
Addison Witt
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27
37
Brian Dezelske
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27
42
Ryan Rufe
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27
35
Mike Krueger
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27
34
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
27
40
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
28
39
Raju Byfield
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31
39
Adam Rank
NFL.com
32
35
Ave Projection (?)
11.2
6.9
Best
16.0
10.3
Worst
8.3
5.0
Rush Yards
69.5
21.9
Rush TDs
0.4
0.1
Receptions
2.3
4.1
Rec Yards
18.9
31.2
Rec TDs
0.0
0.2
Ave Targets / Game
2.7
5.4
Total Targets
40.0
86.0
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
Buffalo has flirted with a few backs this season, but I view that as more an intention to replace Fred Jackson (long term) than I do to take opportunities from Spiller.
 
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Spiller is a freak but due to health issues his role will have to change. That doesn't mean he's suddenly a scrub, though.
Woodhead doesn't have amazing upside but he has a role and is versatile. That's enough to get him ahead of some other backs who might have seemingly more secure roles.
  
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
I'm still a huge believer in C.J. and hopefully this is the year he pays off for his owners. But Fred Jackson is lurking and still proved to be a valuable player on the field.
The Charger's backfield is getting tighter with the addition of Donald Brown but Woodhead's role should remain intact.
  
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
Huge injury concerns, lots of upside outside of the top 30 overall. Is the risk built into the investment? Probably.
 
  
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
A high-risk, high-reward pick. I'm willing to make a substantial bet on his talent.
Still has PPR value but won't get that many carries.
  
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
Unfortunately, looking at another season of F-Jax stealing goal-line and passing down work
 
  
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
He didn't find the end-zone enough last year and has been battling with injuries. He has incredible upside if you are willing to gamble but make sure you have some back-up options.
Woodhead is a solid PPR prospect and can't be ignored in that format.
  
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
Is doomed to share with Jackson forever, and will not be in goal line packages.
PPR's 12th best back in 2013. Can be RB3 useful in standard formats as well.
  
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Spiller admitted that thereís a big difference in the teams running game with a year of experience under their belt in the new offensive running scheme. With this being said, Bills coaches want Spiller to touch the ball 20 times this season. They said the same last year Ė they wanted him to run until he got sick. With a deep backfield, we donít see this being too realistic. There are two things that limited Spillerís production last season. The first, E.J. Manuel. Manuel struggled mightily last season in every aspect of being an NFL QB. This resulted in the Bills running the ball, a league high 546 times while defenses continued to pack it in. Secondly, Spiller was playing hurt a majority of the season while the Bills continued to throw him in between tackles. Thatís not Spillerís game. He succeeds off of screens, pitches, etc. The Bills need to establish the passing game for a now healthy Spiller to create space in order for him to be more effective.
 
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Spiller is too good to let slip far on draft day, but he doesn't come without plenty of risk. The offense is a run first offense and Spiller is the lead back. He has the ability to take over a game and put up huge numbers, but also has the ability to tweak something and play hurt for a few weeks.
 
  
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
Usage won't be as high as you want it to, and will likely lose out on a handful of touchdowns to Fred Jackson.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
I am becoming less of a fan of the Buffalo coaching staff. They have one of the most explosive players in the NFL, but they refuse to give him the ball in space and they seem fascinated with Fred Jackson, Bryce Brown and Anthony Dixon. Spiller has the most talent of the running backs on this team, but he is misused on a weekly basis.
Woodhead is going to be in a committee role with RB Ryan Matthews and RB Donald Brown, which means he should be a RB3 to RB4 in 2014 with higher value in PPR leagues.
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
CJ Spiller has ton of talent but does not seem capable of being a feature back and will compete for snaps with the ageless Fred Jackson and Bryce Brown who was brought in from Philly. Spiller has more value in PPR formats as the Bills will attempt to utilize Spiller is space to play to his strengths.
Danny Woodhead set a career high for receptions last season but saw his role dwindle down the stretch as Ryan Mathews finally delivered on his potential. He remains a PPR asset but is no more than an upside flex option at the time being.