Who Should I Start? - Week 16

DeMarco Murray or Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch
Marshawn Lynch SEA
at ARI  Sun, 8:30 ET
Probable - Back
DeMarco Murray
DeMarco Murray DAL
vs. IND  Sun, 4:25 ET
Probable - Hand
Expert Pick %
63%
37%
ECR
# 6
# 11
Best
# 4
# 1
Worst
# 26
# 31
Ave Projection (?)
14.9
14.6
Best
17.2
16.5
Worst
11.3
12.6
Ave Points / Game
16.8
18.4
Total Fantasy Points
251.7
276.0
Opponent
ARI
IND
Points Allowed (?)
13.4
20.6
Expert Pick %
63%
37%
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
Steve Olson
StatSims
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
Mike Krueger
FFToday
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
Christopher Harris
ESPN
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
Dave Major
XN Sports
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
Eric Karabell
ESPN
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
Staff Composite
ESPN
 Site Projections
numberFire
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
Bill Enright
FFChamps
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Jeff Paur
RTSports
 Chris Heil
Sportable
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 Justin Boone
The Score
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 Scott Cullen
TSN
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
Staff
Roto Analysis
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
ECR
# 6
# 11
Best
# 4
# 1
Worst
# 26
# 31
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
5
1
Steve Olson
StatSims
10
1
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
21
2
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
7
2
Mike Krueger
FFToday
5
3
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
6
3
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
10
3
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
8
13
Matthew Berry
ESPN
8
3
Christopher Harris
ESPN
8
3
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
6
3
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
7
4
Dave Major
XN Sports
11
4
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
5
4
Eric Karabell
ESPN
7
4
Staff Composite
ESPN
8
4
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
8
4
Bill Enright
FFChamps
8
4
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
6
5
Jeff Paur
RTSports
11
5
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
8
5
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
8
5
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
5
6
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
19
6
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
7
6
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
10
6
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
8
6
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
14
6
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
8
6
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
11
6
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
8
6
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
8
6
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
12
6
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
9
6
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
9
6
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
12
7
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
8
7
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
6
7
Staff
Roto Analysis
8
7
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
7
8
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
6
8
John Paulsen
4for4.com
6
8
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
6
8
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
13
8
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
10
8
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
7
8
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
7
8
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
12
8
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
5
8
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
9
8
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
5
8
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
10
8
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
8
9
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
7
9
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
10
9
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
6
9
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
6
9
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
16
10
Site Projections
numberFire
9
10
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
6
10
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
5
10
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
5
10
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
11
10
Chris Heil
Sportable
5
10
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
4
10
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
7
10
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
6
10
Justin Boone
The Score
10
11
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
12
11
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
8
11
Scott Cullen
TSN
7
11
David Dodds
FootballGuys
9
12
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
7
12
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
6
12
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
18
12
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
7
12
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
9
12
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
11
13
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
6
13
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
4
14
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
12
14
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
8
14
John Halpin
Fox Sports
10
14
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
6
14
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
9
14
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
11
15
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
9
15
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
7
15
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
7
15
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
6
15
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
7
15
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
7
15
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
7
15
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
7
15
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
7
15
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
7
15
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
7
15
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
7
15
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
7
15
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
8
15
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
7
15
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
12
16
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
6
16
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
10
16
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
8
16
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
8
16
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
11
16
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
26
16
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
9
16
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
9
16
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
6
17
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
6
18
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
8
18
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
5
19
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
7
19
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
7
20
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
8
20
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
9
20
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
10
21
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
11
24
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
6
25
Staff Composite
NFL.com
7
31
Matt Smith
NFL.com
5
N/A
Site Projections
scoutPRO
5
N/A
Adam Rank
NFL.com
8
N/A
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
9
N/A
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
11
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
14.9
14.6
Best
17.2
16.5
Worst
11.3
12.6
Rush Yards
77.2
84.3
Rush TDs
0.8
0.9
Receptions
2.7
1.3
Rec Yards
22.1
11.0
Rec TDs
0.0
0.0
Ave Points / Game
16.8
18.4
Total Fantasy Points
251.7
276.0
Week 15
15.8   vs. SF
20.4   at PHI
Week 14
15.3   at PHI
28.8   at CHI
Week 13
11.1   at SF
17.3   vs. PHI
Week 12
8.2   vs. ARI
14.3   at NYG
Week 11
12.5   at KC
BYE  
Week 10
40.3   vs. NYG
13.1   at JAC
Week 9
26.3   vs. OAK
9.0   vs. ARI
Week 8
6.4   at CAR
20.1   vs. WAS
Week 7
7.1   at STL
19.2   vs. NYG
Week 6
6.2   vs. DAL
20.6   at SEA
Week 5
17.7   at WAS
17.2   vs. HOU
Week 4
BYE  
27.5   vs. NO
Week 3
24.8   vs. DEN
17.1   at STL
Week 2
12.3   at SD
21.3   at TEN
Week 1
24.4   vs. GB
18.3   vs. SF
Ave Targets / Game
3.2
4.1
Total Targets
45.0
61.0
Week 15
2.0
1.0
Week 14
5.0
10.0
Week 13
1.0
6.0
Week 12
4.0
3.0
Week 11
3.0
BYE
Week 10
1.0
7.0
Week 9
5.0
4.0
Week 8
4.0
4.0
Week 7
2.0
1.0
Week 6
2.0
6.0
Week 5
6.0
8.0
Week 4
BYE
1.0
Week 3
5.0
4.0
Week 2
4.0
2.0
Week 1
1.0
4.0
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
Assuming he starts.
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Lynch is going to have tough sledding on the road against the 2nd ranked fantasy running back defense.
Murray is on track to play this week, but may receive less than a normal workload. He has RB2 value due to the injury tag that makes him a boom / bust play.