Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Giovani Bernard or Pierre Thomas

Giovani Bernard
Giovani Bernard CIN
vs. BAL  Sun, 1:00 ET
Questionable - Ribs
Pierre Thomas
Pierre Thomas NO
vs. GB  Sun, 8:30 ET
Out - Shoulder
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 11
N/A
Best
# 6
N/A
Worst
# 22
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
12.8
1.5
Best
16.5
5.8
Worst
10.9
0.0
Ave Points / Game
13.6
8.6
Total Fantasy Points
81.8
51.7
Opponent
BAL
GB
Points Allowed (?)
11.7
19.2
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports

No experts recommend
Pierre Thomas

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Fox Sports
 
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ProjectRoto
 
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Pro Football Focus
 
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Pro Football Focus
 
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 Justin Boone
The Score
 
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 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
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Gridiron Experts
 
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EDSFootball
 
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The Fake Football
 
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Pro Football Focus
 
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The Fantasy Fix
 
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RotoExperts
 
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Top Tier Football
 
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Forensic Fantasy
 
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XN Sports
 
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NFL.com
 
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Yahoo! Sports
 
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ESPN
 
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ProjectRoto
 
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EDSFootball
 
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ProjectRoto
 
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Football Diehards
 
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NFL.com
 
ECR
# 11
N/A
Best
# 6
N/A
Worst
# 22
N/A
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
3
N/A
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
6
N/A
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
8
N/A
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
8
N/A
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
8
N/A
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
8
N/A
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
8
N/A
Jeff Paur
RTSports
8
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
8
N/A
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
8
N/A
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
9
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
9
N/A
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
9
33
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
9
N/A
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
9
N/A
Site Projections
scoutPRO
10
N/A
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
10
N/A
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
10
N/A
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
10
N/A
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
10
N/A
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
10
N/A
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
10
35
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
10
N/A
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
10
N/A
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
10
N/A
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
10
N/A
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
10
N/A
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
10
N/A
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
10
N/A
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
10
N/A
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
10
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
11
N/A
Site Projections
NumberFire
11
N/A
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
11
N/A
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
11
N/A
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
11
N/A
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
11
N/A
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
11
N/A
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
11
N/A
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
11
N/A
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
11
N/A
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
11
N/A
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
11
N/A
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
11
N/A
Staff
Roto Analysis
11
N/A
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
11
N/A
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
11
N/A
Scott Cullen
TSN
11
N/A
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
11
N/A
Mike Krueger
FFToday
12
N/A
Staff Composite
NFL.com
12
N/A
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
12
N/A
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
12
N/A
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
12
N/A
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
12
N/A
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
12
N/A
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
12
N/A
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
12
N/A
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
12
49
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
12
N/A
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
12
N/A
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
12
N/A
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
12
N/A
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
12
N/A
John Halpin
Fox Sports
12
N/A
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
12
N/A
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
12
N/A
Staff Composite
ESPN
12
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
12
N/A
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
12
N/A
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
12
N/A
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
12
N/A
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
12
N/A
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
12
N/A
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
12
N/A
David Dodds
FootballGuys
13
N/A
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
13
N/A
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
13
N/A
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
13
N/A
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
13
N/A
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
13
N/A
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
13
N/A
Justin Boone
The Score
13
N/A
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
13
N/A
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
13
N/A
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
13
N/A
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
13
N/A
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
13
N/A
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
13
N/A
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
13
N/A
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
13
N/A
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
13
N/A
Bill Enright
FFChamps
13
N/A
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
13
N/A
John Paulsen
4for4.com
14
N/A
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
14
N/A
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
14
N/A
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
14
N/A
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
14
N/A
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
14
N/A
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
14
N/A
Matthew Berry
ESPN
14
N/A
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
14
N/A
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
14
N/A
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
14
N/A
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
14
N/A
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
15
39
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
15
N/A
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
15
N/A
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
15
N/A
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
15
N/A
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
15
N/A
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
15
N/A
Matt Smith
NFL.com
16
N/A
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
N/A
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
16
N/A
Christopher Harris
ESPN
16
N/A
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
16
N/A
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
17
N/A
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
17
N/A
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
17
N/A
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
17
N/A
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
17
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
18
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
18
N/A
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
18
N/A
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
18
N/A
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
19
N/A
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
19
N/A
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
19
N/A
Adam Rank
NFL.com
20
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
12.8
1.5
Best
16.5
5.8
Worst
10.9
0.0
Rush Yards
57.7
5.5
Rush TDs
0.5
0.1
Receptions
3.9
0.6
Rec Yards
32.6
4.5
Rec TDs
0.2
0.0
Ave Points / Game
13.6
8.6
Total Fantasy Points
81.8
51.7
Week 7
1.6   at IND
3.0   at DET
Week 6
21.7   vs. CAR
BYE  
Week 5
7.2   at NE
23.2   vs. TB
Week 4
BYE  
2.3   at DAL
Week 3
17.4   vs. TEN
11.1   vs. MIN
Week 2
22.9   vs. ATL
3.2   at CLE
Week 1
11.0   at BAL
8.9   at ATL
Ave Targets / Game
5.3
4.8
Total Targets
32.0
29.0
Week 7
5.0
4.0
Week 6
5.0
BYE
Week 5
3.0
10.0
Week 4
BYE
2.0
Week 3
3.0
3.0
Week 2
6.0
3.0
Week 1
10.0
7.0
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Forget about last week in Indianapolis, Gio should have a better game this week at home vs the Ravens.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Bernard has a tough matchup against the Ravens 3rd ranked fantasy running back defense, but I still think you have to start him this week.