Who Should I Start? - Week 12

Giovani Bernard or Pierre Thomas

Giovani Bernard
Giovani Bernard CIN
at HOU  Sun, 1:00 ET
Probable - Hip
Pierre Thomas
Pierre Thomas NO
vs. BAL  Mon, 8:30 ET
Questionable - Shoulder
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
ECR
# 24
# 53
Best
# 10
# 33
Worst
# 34
# 83
Ave Projection (?)
7.9
3.3
Best
9.1
5.8
Worst
6.8
0.0
Ave Points / Game
13.2
8.6
Total Fantasy Points
92.5
51.7
Opponent
HOU
BAL
Points Allowed (?)
19.2
12.4
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Site Projections
numberFire
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 Chris Heil
Sportable
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
ECR
# 24
# 53
Best
# 10
# 33
Worst
# 34
# 83
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
7
N/A
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
10
N/A
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
11
59
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
12
41
Matt Smith
NFL.com
13
N/A
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
13
N/A
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
13
N/A
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
13
N/A
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
14
N/A
Site Projections
scoutPRO
14
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
14
N/A
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
14
57
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
15
37
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
15
37
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
15
53
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
16
N/A
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
17
N/A
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
17
N/A
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
17
N/A
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
17
N/A
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
17
N/A
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
17
N/A
Matthew Berry
ESPN
17
N/A
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
17
62
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
17
N/A
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
18
N/A
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
18
N/A
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
19
40
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
19
33
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
19
N/A
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
19
N/A
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
19
N/A
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
19
N/A
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
19
N/A
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
19
N/A
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
20
40
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
20
N/A
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
20
N/A
Bill Enright
FFChamps
20
N/A
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
20
72
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
20
N/A
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
20
46
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
20
N/A
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
20
43
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
21
N/A
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
21
N/A
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
21
N/A
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
21
N/A
Justin Boone
The Score
21
N/A
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
21
N/A
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
21
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
21
N/A
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
21
48
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
21
N/A
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
21
N/A
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
22
38
Staff Composite
NFL.com
22
N/A
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
22
N/A
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
22
N/A
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
22
N/A
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
22
63
Site Projections
numberFire
23
47
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
23
N/A
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
23
N/A
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
23
N/A
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
23
54
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
23
N/A
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
23
55
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
23
N/A
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
23
N/A
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
23
57
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
23
N/A
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
23
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
24
N/A
Adam Rank
NFL.com
24
N/A
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
24
62
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
24
53
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
24
N/A
Staff Composite
ESPN
24
54
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
24
54
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
24
N/A
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
24
55
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
24
54
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
24
55
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
24
54
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
24
50
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
24
53
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
24
50
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
24
50
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
25
83
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
25
N/A
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
25
51
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
25
N/A
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
25
37
Staff
Roto Analysis
25
53
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
25
53
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
25
50
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
26
N/A
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
26
56
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
26
67
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
26
46
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
26
N/A
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
26
N/A
Scott Cullen
TSN
26
58
Chris Heil
Sportable
26
56
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
26
53
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
27
38
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
27
N/A
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
27
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
27
N/A
Jeff Paur
RTSports
27
N/A
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
27
N/A
John Paulsen
4for4.com
28
39
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
28
N/A
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
28
47
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
28
N/A
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
28
50
Christopher Harris
ESPN
28
44
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
28
N/A
Mike Krueger
FFToday
29
N/A
John Halpin
Fox Sports
29
N/A
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
29
64
David Dodds
FootballGuys
30
46
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
30
N/A
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
30
N/A
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
31
N/A
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
34
N/A
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
N/A
70
Ave Projection (?)
7.9
3.3
Best
9.1
5.8
Worst
6.8
0.0
Rush Yards
36.9
11.2
Rush TDs
0.1
0.1
Receptions
3.8
2.2
Rec Yards
34.0
16.9
Rec TDs
0.0
0.0
Ave Points / Game
13.2
8.6
Total Fantasy Points
92.5
51.7
Week 11
  at NO
  vs. CIN
Week 10
  vs. CLE
  vs. SF
Week 9
  vs. JAC
  at CAR
Week 8
10.7   vs. BAL
  vs. GB
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
4.9
4.8
Total Targets
34.0
29.0
Week 11
Week 10
Week 9
Week 8
2.0
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
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
Bernard will be returning in Week 12 and will likely be eased back into the starting role. He'll likely split carries with Jeremy Hill.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Bernard was a full go at practice on Thursday and should be a RB2 with some upside this week.
 
  
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Owners of Bernard are eager to have their investment back on the field but you will need to watch his practice reports. Jeremy Hill could be getting another start after his impressive showing in 2 out of the past three weeks.