Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Greg Olsen or Jermaine Gresham

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Greg Olsen (CAR)
vs. Seahawks
Sun, 9:00am ET
Jermaine Gresham
Jermaine Gresham (CIN)
at Bears
Sun, 9:00am ET
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 5
# 20
Best
# 3
# 9
Worst
# 17
# 31
Ave Projection (?)
6.4
4.0
Best
11.0
9.0
Worst
5.0
1.7
Ave Points / Game
7.4
4.6
Total Fantasy Points
117.6
64.1
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
 Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated

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ECR
# 5
# 20
Best
# 3
# 9
Worst
# 17
# 31
Michael Beller
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3
28
Keet Bailey
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4
25
Ryan Hester
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4
19
Sean Beazley
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4
16
Mike Clay
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5
18
Ross Miles
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5
20
Bryan Fontaine
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5
23
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
5
17
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
5
23
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
5
16
Site Projections
NumberFire
5
9
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
5
20
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
5
22
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
5
N/A
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
5
22
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
5
19
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
5
21
Nick Vertucci
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5
17
Ben Standig
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5
21
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5
16
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
5
17
Walter Cherepinsky
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5
21
Mike Tagliere
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5
18
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
5
28
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
5
19
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
5
20
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
5
20
Dave Dameshek
NFL.com
5
13
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
5
19
Staff Rankings
RotoBaller
5
19
Mike Krueger
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5
14
Adrian Pereira
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5
19
Paul Greco
FantasyPros911
5
20
Staff
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5
17
Staff Rankings
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5
31
Patrick Daugherty
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5
18
Joseph Dolan
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5
21
Eric Yeomans
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6
19
Scott Cullen
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6
17
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6
21
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
6
21
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6
14
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6
23
Site Rankings
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6
18
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6
17
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6
9
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6
19
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6
21
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6
10
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6
20
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6
22
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6
22
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6
14
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NFL.com
6
15
KJ
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6
21
Matthew Berry
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6
25
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6
24
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7
23
Alessandro Miglio
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7
18
Austin Lee
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7
22
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7
19
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7
22
Joe Bond
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7
20
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7
20
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7
18
Neil Parker
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7
20
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7
22
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7
16
R.C. Fischer
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7
20
Michael Fabiano
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7
20
Jason Smith
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7
22
Dan Clasgens
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7
20
Bill Enright
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7
14
Kevin Roberts
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8
16
Taylor Smith
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8
14
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
8
17
Pat Fitzmaurice
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8
19
Eddie Cooley
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8
19
Staff Rankings
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8
22
Adam Meyer
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8
17
Walton Spurlin
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8
20
Kevin Hanson
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8
18
Dan Yanotchko
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8
19
Steve Wyremski
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8
20
Eric Karabell
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8
17
Mike Rigz
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9
12
Brent Namejko
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9
N/A
Scott Engel
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9
19
Jeff Paur
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9
19
Sablich Brothers
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9
20
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ESPN
9
21
Tristan Cockcroft
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9
19
Scott Whitfield
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9
24
Tozzi Brothers
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9
22
Nate Hodges
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10
17
Kyle Wachtel
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10
21
Zach Greubel
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10
N/A
Sky Sperling
Razzball
10
19
R.J. White
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10
21
Site Projections
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10
17
Wayne Bretsky
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10
17
Adam Rank
NFL.com
10
13
Alan Harrison
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10
24
David Gonos
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10
19
Raju Byfield
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10
14
Nick Raducanu
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11
21
Site Projections
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11
20
Micah James
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11
N/A
Davis Mattek
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11
25
Tony Mauriello
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12
25
Rich Hribar
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12
24
Brad Evans
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12
20
Greg Smith
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12
19
Ernie Estrella
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12
16
Dawgmatica
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12
31
Christopher Harris
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12
20
Eric Mack
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12
21
Jody Smith
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13
17
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
13
22
Russ Bliss
Fantasy Football Starters
13
20
Adam Pfeifer
Rant Sports
13
22
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
13
25
Dave Major
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15
18
Michael Pichan
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15
20
Derek Lofland
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16
18
Nathan Zegura
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16
N/A
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
16
21
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
17
24
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
17
27
Ave Projection (?)
6.4
4.0
Best
11.0
9.0
Worst
5.0
1.7
Receptions
4.1
2.9
Rec Yards
51.8
29.2
Rec TDs
0.2
0.2
Ave Targets / Game
6.9
4.3
Total Targets
111.0
68.0
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Tough opening day match up but Olsen could be the main beneficiary with that tough Seahawks secondary matching up with the Panthers WR's.
 
  
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
With the Panthers' receivers in for a tough day, expect Cam to look to his TE in the middle frequently.
 
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Seattle will be focused on Steve Smith and Cam's running, so Olsen could be pretty active.
 
  
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Olsen finished 2012 with 843 yards and 5 TDs. His numbers look good from the outside, but if you factor in the fact that Olsen had games in 2012 when he did absolutely nothing it gives a clearer picture. The later you can wait on guys like Olsen and the tiers below, the better.
 
  
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Every season Greg Olsen disappoints. He will have his solid weeks, but he will also let you down and get less than 50 Yards Receiving in a matchup you thought was automatic. Sooner than later this duo with Cam Newton should be dominate. Off of playaction in the wildcat, I don't see how defenses are able to stop it so well
Every season we want to believe Gresham will take the next step. He is easily as big and athletic as the Top 5 options, and he should be the #2 option in the Bengals passing game. The problem with Jermaine, he is such a great blocker that the Bengals have no problem using him for extra protection. Look for Jermaine to get his numbers, but also look for him to have those 30 Yard weeks. The addition of Tyler Eifert limits Gresham's upside.