Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Josh Freeman or Matt Ryan

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Ave Projection (?)
22.6
13.8
Best
25.6
17.2
Worst
18.2
11.6
Pass Yards
304.8
229.7
Pass TDs
2.7
1.5
Ints
0.5
1
Rush Yards
4.4
9.1
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Whats cooler than being cool? Matty Ice. Ryan still has the best WR duo in the NFL with Roddy White and Julio Jones. The Falcons added a BEAST in their backfield with <nobr><a href="#" class="FAtxtL" id="FALINK_3_0_2">Steven Jackson</a></nobr>. Safties cannot play so deep to defend the pass and only the pass. Ryan is going to get plenty more opportunities for big plays.
Freeman is in a contract season. He also has an ELITE defense behind him for the first time in his career. This is Josh's best chance to earn a HUGE payday. Mike Williams and Vincent Jackson are two great HR WRs and Doug Martin demands everyone's attention. Big season for the Bucs in 2013.
  
Taylor Smith
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With Roddy White, Julio Jones and Tony Gonzalez, there may be no passer in the league with more dangerous weapons than Matt Ryan. The addition of Steven Jackson should also add a pass-catching-out-of-the-backfield aspect that wasn't there with Michael Turner back there.
Freeman got off to a great start last season, as he had 18 TD passes and just five picks through the first nine games of the year. Then, he completely tanked to finish the year, and the Bucs' playoff odds did so along with him. Where's the 2010 Josh Freeman that threw just six INTs all year?
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Matt Ryan is the safest pick as the 6th QB off the board but RGIII, Kap, Stafford all have higher upside
Fresh off of a 4,000 yard, 27 TD season being ranked this low is a testament to strength at the QB position
  
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Shoot out! This is going to be a high scoring romp on the Bayou!
 
  
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Ryan had a breakout season in 2012 and we donít expect him to stop there. Ryan is primed with tons of weapons Ė Julio Jones, Roddy White, Tony Gonzalez, Jacquizz Rodgers, Steven Jackson. Look for Ryan to light up the scoreboard again this season and every option in Atlanta to be a viable fantasy play.
 
  
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
This game is going to be a shootout and both Matt Ryan and Drew Brees are going to have big passing games in week 1. New Orleans gave up the most fantasy points to Quarterbacks last season with 21.7.
New York Jets gave up the 8th fewest fantasy points to Quarterbacks last season with 14.1.
  
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Shootout
 
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
In nine games against the Saints Ryan is averaging 280 yards passing and 1.5 touchdowns. last season was a tale of two games with Ryan passing for 411 yards and 3 touchdowns in their week 10 loss to the Saints on the road and then a 165 yard one touchdown performance at home in which they gave it over to the running game and intercepted Brees 5 times. You can't count on Brees doing that again, so Ryan will need to pass.
 
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Saints defense is atrocious, so all signs point to a huge week 1 for Ryan.
Tough road matchup to get things going. Not a big fan of Freeman to begin with, so don't love him here.
  
Jon Collins
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Shootout on the fast track in New Orleans looms to start the season. Assuming White's health, Ryan has the dogs to hang some points.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Saints gave up the most points to fantasy quarterbacks last year and even though they have a new defensive coordinator (Rob Ryan), this team is still going to give up a boatload of points to fantasy QBs and Ryan has all the offensive weapons to have a monster week.