Who Should I Draft?

C.J. Spiller or Darren Sproles (2014)

Expert Pick %
99%
1%
ECR
# 18
# 41
Best
# 10
# 18
Worst
# 32
# 85
Ave Projection (?)
11.2
6.3
Best
16.0
8.3
Worst
8.3
5.0
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
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ECR
# 18
# 41
Best
# 10
# 18
Worst
# 32
# 85
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
10
53
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
11
33
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
11
38
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
11
37
Eddie Cooley
Sundays Are For Football
12
31
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
12
41
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
12
41
Bill Enright
FFChamps
12
26
Chris Heil
Sportable
14
44
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
13
38
John Halpin
Fox Sports
13
41
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
13
35
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
16
42
Cory Bonini
USA Today
13
40
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
14
37
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
14
42
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
14
35
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
14
39
Scott Cullen
TSN
14
43
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
15
44
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
15
36
Bob Henry
FootballGuys
15
42
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
15
37
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
15
38
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
15
46
Matthew Berry
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15
56
Jim McCormick
ESPN
15
37
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
15
34
Jeff Paur
RTSports
15
41
Staff Composite
Sports Illustrated
15
37
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
15
34
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
16
40
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
16
34
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
16
N/A
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
16
44
Seth Klein
Razzball
16
39
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
16
34
Adrian Pereira
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16
40
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
16
37
Des Bieler
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16
45
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Fantasy Couch
16
27
Kevin Hanson
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17
50
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17
51
Greg Smith
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17
44
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17
38
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17
24
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17
37
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17
43
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17
39
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17
34
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17
41
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17
34
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17
45
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17
46
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18
44
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18
42
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18
44
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18
34
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18
30
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18
42
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18
38
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18
34
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18
47
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18
51
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18
40
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18
39
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18
40
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18
23
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18
48
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19
39
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19
42
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19
36
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19
38
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19
45
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19
39
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19
36
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19
44

19
50
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19
44
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19
41
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19
44
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19
42
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19
35
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20
39
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20
28
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20
43
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20
48
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20
48
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20
35
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20
40
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20
36
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20
38
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20
44
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20
42
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20
45
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20
38
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20
42
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20
39
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20
42
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20
34
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20
36
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20
38
Site Projections
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20
62
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21
49
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21
48
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21
54
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21
28
Jason Smith
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21
42
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21
42
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21
49
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21
38
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21
43
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21
38
Sean Morris
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21
N/A
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21
44
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21
42
Chet Gresham
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22
39
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22
42
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22
39
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22
48
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22
41
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22
25
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22
40
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22
18
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22
85
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23
40
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23
51
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23
42
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24
45
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24
27
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24
44
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24
48
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24
43
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24
44
Mike Harmon
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24
39
Staff
Roto Analysis
24
39
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24
37
Matt Waldman
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25
40
Rich Hribar
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25
57
Micah James
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26
42
Derek Lofland
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27
52
Mike Rigz
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27
44
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
27
33
Brian Dezelske
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27
37
Ryan Rufe
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27
48
Mike Krueger
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27
40
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
27
49
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
28
40
Raju Byfield
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31
43
Adam Rank
NFL.com
32
33
Ave Projection (?)
11.2
6.3
Best
16.0
8.3
Worst
8.3
5.0
Rush Yards
69.5
21.5
Rush TDs
0.4
0.1
Receptions
2.3
3.8
Rec Yards
18.9
33.0
Rec TDs
0.0
0.1
Ave Targets / Game
2.7
5.9
Total Targets
40.0
89.0
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.
How is he going to be used? He was regressing in 2013 but he can still provide value if his role is big enough.
  
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.
Darren has signed with the Eagles now and will play in another high octane offense. His numbers should stay about the same as Chip Kelly finds creative ways to use the versatile RB.
  
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.
An interesting fit in Philly offense, but McCoy's presence limits Sproles' role.
  
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.
He had a rough 2013, but if you are in a PPR league and want to find a player with potential upside then you can take a chance on Sproles. He should see some work in Chip Kelly's offense.
  
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
On my 2014 all sleeper team.
  
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
Is doomed to share with Jackson forever, and will not be in goal line packages.
Still a solid RB3 in PPR formats in the high-volume Chip Kelly offense.
  
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.
 
  
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.
Darren Sproles should see 50+ receptions for the Eagles fast paced offense and is more of a PPR asset than in standard leagues.