Who Should I Start? - Week 12

DeAndre Hopkins or Golden Tate

Golden Tate
Golden Tate DET
at NE  Sun, 1:00 ET
Probable - Hip
DeAndre Hopkins
DeAndre Hopkins HOU
vs. CIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Indoor (dome)
Expert Pick %
58%
43%
ECR
# 18
# 21
Best
# 10
# 9
Worst
# 38
# 74
Ave Projection (?)
10.2
10.4
Best
13.5
14.0
Worst
7.8
7.4
Ave Points / Game
11.4
9.8
Total Fantasy Points
114.2
98.4
Opponent
NE
CIN
Points Allowed (?)
17.7
17.3
Expert Pick %
58%
43%
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
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NFL.com
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 Staff Composite
ESPN
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
Matt Smith
NFL.com
 Chris Heil
Sportable
Staff Composite
NFL.com
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Site Projections
numberFire
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
Micah James
FFMagicMan
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
Mike Krueger
FFToday
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
John Paulsen
4for4.com
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 Dave Major
XN Sports
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 Scott Cullen
TSN
Christopher Harris
ESPN
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 Staff
Roto Analysis
David Dodds
FootballGuys
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
Staff Composite
ESPN
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
Justin Boone
The Score
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Adam Rank
NFL.com
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
John Halpin
Fox Sports
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Steve Olson
StatSims
 
ECR
# 18
# 21
Best
# 10
# 9
Worst
# 38
# 74
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
10
9
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
19
15
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
22
15
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
19
15
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
16
15
Matt Smith
NFL.com
20
16
Staff Composite
NFL.com
23
17
Site Projections
numberFire
20
17
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
22
17
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
24
17
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
20
17
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
20
17
Micah James
FFMagicMan
23
17
Mike Krueger
FFToday
25
18
John Paulsen
4for4.com
23
18
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
23
18
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
25
18
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
20
18
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
26
18
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
23
18
Christopher Harris
ESPN
24
18
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
20
18
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
17
18
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
25
18
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
17
18
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
33
18
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
41
19
David Dodds
FootballGuys
33
19
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
17
19
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
18
19
Staff Composite
ESPN
19
19
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
20
19
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
18
19
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
26
19
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
21
19
Chris Heil
Sportable
13
19
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
18
20
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
18
20
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
17
20
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
19
20
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
21
20
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
19
20
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
21
20
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
24
20
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
18
20
Matthew Berry
ESPN
28
20
Eric Karabell
ESPN
14
20
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
18
20
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
17
20
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
18
20
Dave Major
XN Sports
17
20
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
18
20
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
17
20
Scott Cullen
TSN
17
20
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
17
20
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
17
20
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
17
20
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
18
20
Staff
Roto Analysis
17
20
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
17
20
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
17
20
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
17
20
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
17
20
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
17
20
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
28
21
Justin Boone
The Score
27
21
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
19
21
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
17
21
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
19
21
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
27
21
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
25
21
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
43
22
Adam Rank
NFL.com
33
22
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
14
22
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
27
22
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
19
22
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
18
22
Jeff Paur
RTSports
18
22
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
18
22
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
30
22
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
15
22
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
19
22
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
17
22
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
29
23
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
28
23
Site Projections
scoutPRO
21
23
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
38
23
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
19
23
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
20
23
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
21
23
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
19
23
John Halpin
Fox Sports
25
23
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
25
23
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
19
23
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
33
23
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
37
24
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
23
24
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
17
24
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
23
24
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
33
24
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
15
24
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
25
24
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
16
24
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
25
24
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
15
24
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
20
25
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
22
25
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
29
25
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
15
25
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
20
25
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
19
25
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
33
25
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
36
26
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
20
26
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
18
26
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
35
26
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
25
26
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
21
26
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
19
27
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
18
27
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
24
27
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
30
28
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
14
28
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
23
29
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
29
31
Bill Enright
FFChamps
24
32
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
27
32
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
23
34
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
33
35
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
15
35
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
12
39
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
19
39
Steve Olson
StatSims
25
74
Ave Projection (?)
10.2
10.4
Best
13.5
14.0
Worst
7.8
7.4
Receptions
5.4
4.9
Rec Yards
74.1
67.0
Rec TDs
0.5
0.7
Ave Points / Game
11.4
9.8
Total Fantasy Points
114.2
98.4
Week 11
4.9   at ARI
8.0   at CLE
Week 10
10.9   vs. MIA
BYE  
Week 9
BYE  
17.5   vs. PHI
Week 8
21.1   at ATL
9.5   at TEN
Week 7
21.4   vs. NO
8.8   at PIT
Week 6
4.4   at MIN
1.2   vs. IND
Week 5
19.4   vs. BUF
6.3   at DAL
Week 4
11.6   at NYJ
12.4   vs. BUF
Week 3
5.1   vs. GB
11.6   at NYG
Week 2
5.7   at CAR
8.2   at OAK
Week 1
9.7   vs. NYG
14.9   vs. WAS
Ave Targets / Game
9.5
7.3
Total Targets
95.0
73.0
Week 11
2.0
8.0
Week 10
13.0
BYE
Week 9
BYE
11.0
Week 8
15.0
11.0
Week 7
13.0
10.0
Week 6
12.0
2.0
Week 5
9.0
6.0
Week 4
10.0
6.0
Week 3
7.0
9.0
Week 2
8.0
5.0
Week 1
6.0
5.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Patriots rank 4th against fantasy receivers, it is a tough matchup for Tate, but he is still a WR2.
Hopkins has a very tough matchup against the Bengals 2nd ranked fantasy receiver defense, he is a boom / bust WR3.