Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Doug Martin or Ryan Mathews

Doug Martin
Doug Martin TB
vs. MIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Ryan Mathews
Ryan Mathews SD
at DEN  Thu, 8:25 ET
Out - Knee
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 25
N/A
Best
# 15
N/A
Worst
# 47
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
9.7
0.0
Best
12.1
0.0
Worst
8.5
0.0
Ave Points / Game
6.4
8.9
Total Fantasy Points
25.4
17.7
Opponent
MIN
DEN
Points Allowed (?)
22.7
16.7
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
 Steve Olson
StatSims

No experts recommend
Ryan Mathews

 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Dave Major
XN Sports
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Chris Heil
Fake Pigskin
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
ECR
# 25
N/A
Best
# 15
N/A
Worst
# 47
N/A
Steve Olson
StatSims
15
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
17
N/A
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
17
N/A
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
17
N/A
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
18
N/A
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
19
N/A
Site Projections
scoutPRO
19
N/A
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
19
N/A
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
19
N/A
Christopher Harris
ESPN
19
N/A
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
20
N/A
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
20
N/A
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
20
N/A
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
20
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
21
N/A
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
21
N/A
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
21
N/A
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
21
N/A
John Halpin
Fox Sports
21
N/A
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
21
N/A
Staff Composite
ESPN
21
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
21
N/A
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
21
N/A
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
21
N/A
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
22
N/A
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
22
N/A
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
22
N/A
Matthew Berry
ESPN
22
N/A
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
22
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
23
N/A
Mike Krueger
FFToday
23
N/A
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
23
N/A
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
23
N/A
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
23
N/A
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
23
N/A
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
23
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
23
N/A
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
23
N/A
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
23
N/A
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
24
N/A
Site Projections
NumberFire
24
N/A
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
24
N/A
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
24
N/A
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
24
N/A
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
24
N/A
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
24
N/A
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
24
N/A
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
24
N/A
Bill Enright
FFChamps
24
N/A
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
24
N/A
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
24
N/A
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
25
N/A
John Paulsen
4for4.com
25
N/A
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
25
N/A
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
25
N/A
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
25
N/A
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
25
N/A
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
25
N/A
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
25
N/A
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
25
N/A
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
25
N/A
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
25
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
25
N/A
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
25
N/A
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
25
N/A
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
25
N/A
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
25
N/A
Dave Major
XN Sports
25
N/A
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
25
N/A
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
25
N/A
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
25
N/A
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
25
N/A
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
25
N/A
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
25
N/A
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
25
N/A
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
25
N/A
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
25
N/A
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
25
N/A
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
25
N/A
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
25
N/A
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
26
N/A
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
26
N/A
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
26
N/A
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
26
N/A
Justin Boone
The Score
26
N/A
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
26
N/A
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
26
N/A
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
26
N/A
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
26
N/A
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
26
N/A
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
26
N/A
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
26
N/A
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
26
N/A
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
26
N/A
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
26
N/A
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
26
N/A
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
27
N/A
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
27
N/A
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
27
N/A
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
27
N/A
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
27
N/A
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
27
N/A
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
27
N/A
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
27
N/A
Scott Cullen
TSN
27
N/A
David Dodds
FootballGuys
28
N/A
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
28
N/A
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
28
N/A
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
28
N/A
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
28
N/A
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
28
N/A
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
28
N/A
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
28
N/A
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
28
N/A
Jeff Paur
RTSports
28
N/A
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
28
N/A
Chris Heil
Fake Pigskin
28
N/A
Matt Smith
NFL.com
29
N/A
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
29
N/A
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
29
N/A
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
29
N/A
Staff Composite
NFL.com
30
N/A
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
30
N/A
Staff
Roto Analysis
30
N/A
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
31
N/A
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
31
N/A
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
32
N/A
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
32
N/A
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
33
N/A
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
34
N/A
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
34
N/A
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
34
N/A
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
41
N/A
Adam Rank
NFL.com
46
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
9.7
0.0
Best
12.1
0.0
Worst
8.5
0.0
Rush Yards
55.4
0.0
Rush TDs
0.6
0.0
Receptions
2.2
0.0
Rec Yards
13.4
0.0
Rec TDs
0.0
0.0
Ave Points / Game
6.4
8.9
Total Fantasy Points
25.4
17.7
Week 7
BYE  
  vs. KC
Week 6
4.8   vs. BAL
  at OAK
Week 5
7.4   at NO
  vs. NYJ
Week 4
11.6   at PIT
  vs. JAC
Week 3
  at ATL
  at BUF
Week 2
  vs. STL
5.7   vs. SEA
Week 1
1.6   vs. CAR
12.0   at ARI
Ave Targets / Game
2.8
2.0
Total Targets
11.0
4.0
Week 7
BYE
Week 6
2.0
Week 5
5.0
Week 4
2.0
Week 3
Week 2
2.0
Week 1
2.0
2.0
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Muscle Hamster could finally bust out a bit at home vs bad Vikes run defense.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Minnesota is 26th against fantasy backs and Martin is coming off the bye week. If he is going to turn around his season, it has to start this week.
 
  
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Until Martin shows the league that he's got any kind of skill on the field, you can't start him.