Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Eli Manning or Joe Flacco

Eli Manning
Eli Manning NYG
at DET  Mon, 7:10 ET
Joe Flacco
Joe Flacco BAL
vs. CIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy, 63 F, 11 mph
Expert Pick %
56%
45%
ECR
# 23
# 26
Best
# 9
# 15
Worst
# 32
# 29
Ave Projection (?)
12.2
12.8
Best
14.5
15.6
Worst
9.5
8.2
Opponent
DET
CIN
Points Allowed (?)
16.1
14.5
Expert Pick %
56%
45%
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 Staff
Roto Analysis
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
Staff Composite
ESPN
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
Bill Enright
FFChamps
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
David Dodds
FootballGuys
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
John Halpin
Fox Sports
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EDSFootball
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 Gene Wang
The Washington Post
Scott Cullen
TSN
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 Chris Heil
Sportable
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 Seth Klein
Razzball
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Site Projections
scoutPRO
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
Allie Fontana
Breaking Football
 Staff Composite
ESPN
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
Justin Boone
The Score
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
Bryan Fontaine
RotoGrinders
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 Site Projections
numberFire
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 Jim McCormick
ESPN
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
Sean Koerner
STATS
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
Mike Krueger
FFToday
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
Dave Major
XN Sports
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Joshua Kay
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
 
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
ECR
# 23
# 26
Best
# 9
# 15
Worst
# 32
# 29
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
9
20
Staff
Roto Analysis
13
27
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
14
26
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
16
26
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
16
22
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
16
21
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
16
26
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
17
22
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
17
N/A
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
17
26
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
18
27
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
18
24
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
18
29
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
18
23
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
18
24
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
19
26
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
19
25
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
19
20
Christopher Harris
ESPN
19
21
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
20
25
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
20
28
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
20
24
Chris Heil
Sportable
20
26
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
20
19
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
20
19
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
20
21
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
20
17
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
20
22
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
20
29
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
21
27
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
21
22
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
21
25
Seth Klein
Razzball
21
26
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
21
27
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
21
25
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
21
24
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
21
27
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
21
19
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
21
28
Jeff Paur
RTSports
21
N/A
Staff Composite
ESPN
21
21
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
21
N/A
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
21
27
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
22
24
Bill Enright
FFChamps
22
20
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
22
25
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
22
27
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
22
26
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
22
24
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
22
24
Site Projections
numberFire
22
25
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
22
24
Eric Karabell
ESPN
22
23
Jim McCormick
ESPN
22
25
David Dodds
FootballGuys
22
21
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
22
N/A
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
22
26
Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
22
23
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
22
17
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
23
29
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
23
20
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
23
22
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
23
24
John Paulsen
4for4.com
23
26
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
23
24
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
23
26
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
23
26
John Halpin
Fox Sports
23
22
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
23
22
Scott Cullen
TSN
23
22
Matt Smith
NFL.com
23
N/A
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
23
21
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
23
27
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
23
24
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
24
26
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
24
23
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
24
27
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
24
22
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
24
21
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
24
23
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
24
26
Staff Composite
NFL.com
24
N/A
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
24
23
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
24
27
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
25
24
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
25
23
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
25
24
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
25
22
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
25
24
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
25
24
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
25
24
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
25
15
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
25
24
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
25
28
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
25
24
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
25
23
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
25
24
Site Projections
scoutPRO
25
21
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
25
23
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
25
26
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
25
28
Joshua Kay
The Fantasy Fix
25
28
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
25
24
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
25
26
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
25
20
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
25
26
Micah James
FFMagicMan
25
27
Allie Fontana
Breaking Football
26
22
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
26
28
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
26
24
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
26
22
Justin Boone
The Score
26
25
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
26
24
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
26
20
Bryan Fontaine
RotoGrinders
27
22
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
27
22
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
27
20
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
27
24
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
27
19
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
27
24
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
28
25
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
28
29
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
28
23
Sean Koerner
STATS
28
24
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
29
24
Mike Krueger
FFToday
30
19
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
31
20
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
31
22
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
32
25
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
N/A
19
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
N/A
20
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
N/A
21
Matthew Berry
ESPN
N/A
21
Dave Major
XN Sports
N/A
25
Ave Projection (?)
12.2
12.8
Best
14.5
15.6
Worst
9.5
8.2
Pass Yards
255.5
230.1
Pass TDs
1.2
1.4
Ints
1.3
1.2
Rush Yards
1.6
5.0
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Detroit isn't the worst matchup but Eli is on the road and he's looked dreadful. If he suddenly turns it on, few will have seen it coming.
I rarely back Flacco, and I'm not going to start in an ugly divisional showdown against a tough Bengals defense.