Who Should I Start? - Week 1

DeMarco Murray or LeSean McCoy

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Ave Projection (?)
16.3
13.3
Best
19.0
17.0
Worst
13.5
11.3
Ave Points / Game
17.4
14.7
Total Fantasy Points
278.6
205.2
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ECR
# 4
# 19
Best
# 1
# 7
Worst
# 14
# 29
C.D. Carter
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5
7
Site Projections
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7
9
Mike Krueger
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5
11
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3
11
Andy Behrens
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8
12
Joel Beall
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7
12
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
9
13
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
7
13
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
8
13
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
7
14
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
3
14
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
3
14
Dave Richard
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6
14
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
4
14
Micah James
FFMagicMan
7
14
R.C. Fischer
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7
14
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
6
14
Kyle Wachtel
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3
15
Site Projections
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14
15
John Halpin
Fox Sports
4
15
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
5
15
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
4
15
Ryan Hester
footballandbrackets
6
15
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
6
15
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
5
16
Bryan Fontaine
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4
16
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
3
16
John Paulsen
4for4.com
7
16
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
6
16
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
4
16
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
1
16
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
5
16
Bill Enright
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4
16
Raju Byfield
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10
16
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
5
17
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
8
17
Eric Yeomans
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7
17
Tony Mauriello
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4
17
Dave Major
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7
17
Site Rankings
Fantasy Football Nerd
6
17
Ben Standig
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4
17
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6
17
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5
17
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4
17
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4
17
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3
17
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4
17
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3
18
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4
18
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6
18
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4
18
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4
18
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3
18
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7
18
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3
18
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6
18
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11
18
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4
18
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5
18
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5
18
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6
18
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1
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8
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5
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6
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6
18
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10
18
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4
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1
19
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4
19
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7
19
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5
19
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6
19
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4
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13
19
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19
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6
19
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5
19
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5
19
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4
19
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19
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3
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5
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3
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4
19
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5
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3
19
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9
20
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5
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2
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3
21
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12
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4
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4
21
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13
22
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6
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2
22
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3
22
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10
23
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6
23
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3
25
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26
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9
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28
Jason Smith
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4
29
Ave Projection (?)
16.3
13.3
Best
19.0
17.0
Worst
13.5
11.3
Rush Yards
84.1
85.6
Rush TDs
0.9
0.5
Receptions
3.6
2.9
Rec Yards
24.7
19.8
Rec TDs
0
0
Ave Targets / Game
4.0
4.1
Total Targets
64.0
66.0
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Shady will love the Chip Kelly offense that loves to run the ball. Shady has been plagued by horrible offensive line play and Michael Vick fumbling in the Redzone like it was his <nobr><a href="#" class="FAtxtL" id="FALINK_1_0_0">job in</a></nobr> 2012. The Eagles O-Line problems have been fixed by Chip, nothing to worry about, at least for now.
The Cowboys want to run the ball more in 2013. While that seems to be a goal every season, the team is always led by Tony Romo who likes to play the poor mans Brett Favre. If D-Train can stay healthy, he would be an absolute Lock for 1,200 Yards and 10 TDs. It is worth the risk to find out as this Cowboys team could put up some serious points if Murray gets going.
  
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
New Coach Chip Kelly stated that he will look to emphasize the running game more than former Head Coach Andy Reid. In his 4 seasons at Oregon, Kelly ran the ball 64.1% of the time. Shady has reported to camp in phenomenal shape knowing the constant attack that Kelly’s offense demands. Look for Philly to wear teams down, expanding the field from sideline to sideline. When drafting McCoy, handcuff him with Bryce Brown or Chris Polk – monitor the handcuff situation as pre-season comes to fruition.
So far in pre-season, Dallas has shown dedication to the run game and will continue that trend throughout the season. Health is always an issue for Murray. Should he stay healthy, Murray will offer strong RB2 capabilities.
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Last season McCoy touched the ball 43 times against Washington for 234 total yards. Most of those yards came via the pass with 15 receptions for 144 yards. With Chip Kelly now at the helm you can expect even more McCoy.
Murray is a very good running back in a quality offense so when he's healthy you will be starting him. Last season on opening day against the Giants he touched the ball 22 times for 140 yards. He's a must start against a Giants defense who gave up the 25th most yards rushing last year.
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
An RB1 when healthy
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Redskins are tough against run but Philly leans on ground game. Something has to break.
Plays well against Giants and at home, so should be OK in week 1.
  
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
Chip Kelly loves to run the ball, and McCoy should be in for a bounce back year. He'll lose a few carries to Bryce Brown, but McCoy's versatility should have him back to RB1 status, if he's healthy.
Health is the name of the game here. If Murray can actually stay on the field, he has the ability to lead the league in rushing. Problem is, he's never been able to stay on the field. There's no other worthwhile back on the Dallas roster, though, so the carries are his for the taking.
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Redskins were the 11th ranked fantasy running back defense last year, but I think McCoy will flourish in Chip Kelly's new offense.
The Giants were 15th against fantasy backs last year; the Cowboys inability to run the ball last year is why I have him ranked as a flex play.