Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Julian Edelman or Wes Welker

Julian Edelman
Julian Edelman NE
vs. CHI  Sun, 1:00 ET
Wes Welker
Wes Welker DEN
vs. SD  Thu, 8:25 ET
Expert Pick %
96%
4%
ECR
# 20
# 36
Best
# 10
# 22
Worst
# 44
# 61
Ave Projection (?)
10.5
6.6
Best
13.5
9.6
Worst
8.1
4.0
Ave Points / Game
8.1
5.9
Total Fantasy Points
56.6
23.6
Opponent
CHI
SD
Points Allowed (?)
21.9
18.9
Expert Pick %
96%
4%
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
ECR
# 20
# 36
Best
# 10
# 22
Worst
# 44
# 61
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
9
52
Mike Krueger
FFToday
10
51
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
10
36
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
11
25
Eric Karabell
ESPN
12
33
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
13
61
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
13
49
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
13
43
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
13
33
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
14
22
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
14
47
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
14
35
Matthew Berry
ESPN
14
44
Staff Composite
ESPN
14
39
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
15
38
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
16
48
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
17
46
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
17
39
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
17
29
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
17
39
Bill Enright
FFChamps
17
33
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
18
35
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
18
36
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
18
58
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
18
39
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
18
37
David Dodds
FootballGuys
19
42
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
19
34
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
19
29
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
19
49
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
19
38
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
19
36
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
19
39
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
19
41
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
19
36
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
19
53
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
19
33
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
19
39
Site Projections
NumberFire
20
39
John Paulsen
4for4.com
20
42
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
20
29
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
20
41
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
20
27
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
20
47
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
20
32
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
20
48
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
20
36
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
20
38
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
20
40
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
20
37
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
20
36
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
20
37
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
20
37
Scott Cullen
TSN
20
36
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
20
36
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
21
43
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
21
34
Matt Smith
NFL.com
21
46
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
21
35
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
21
34
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
21
34
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
21
36
John Halpin
Fox Sports
21
42
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
21
35
Christopher Harris
ESPN
21
36
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
21
38
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
21
42
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
21
37
Staff
Roto Analysis
21
52
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
22
36
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
22
32
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
22
26
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
22
29
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
22
28
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
22
31
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
22
35
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
22
29
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
22
27
Staff Composite
NFL.com
23
41
Justin Boone
The Score
23
40
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
23
36
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
23
40
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
23
36
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
24
39
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
24
29
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
24
29
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
24
29
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
24
31
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
24
37
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
24
42
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
24
39
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
24
29
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
24
36
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
25
28
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
25
34
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
25
33
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
25
40
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
26
32
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
26
30
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
26
36
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
27
49
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
27
41
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
28
41
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
28
34
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
28
33
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
28
35
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
28
31
Jeff Paur
RTSports
28
35
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
29
36
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
29
38
Adam Rank
NFL.com
29
42
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
29
34
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
29
34
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
29
36
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
29
33
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
30
33
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
30
39
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
30
29
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
31
46
Site Projections
scoutPRO
31
56
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
31
38
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
31
38
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
32
44
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
33
30
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
34
40
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
35
40
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
35
43
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
38
23
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
38
46
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
40
33
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
44
39
Ave Projection (?)
10.5
6.6
Best
13.5
9.6
Worst
8.1
4.0
Receptions
6.3
4.2
Rec Yards
73.4
48.4
Rec TDs
0.5
0.3
Ave Points / Game
8.1
5.9
Total Fantasy Points
56.6
23.6
Week 7
5.2   vs. NYJ
11.0   vs. SF
Week 6
10.1   at BUF
0.8   at NYJ
Week 5
3.5   vs. CIN
5.8   vs. ARI
Week 4
2.3   at KC
BYE  
Week 3
8.9   vs. OAK
6.0   at SEA
Week 2
15.0   at MIN
  vs. KC
Week 1
11.6   at MIA
  vs. IND
Ave Targets / Game
9.3
5.5
Total Targets
65.0
22.0
Week 7
9.0
3.0
Week 6
12.0
1.0
Week 5
8.0
9.0
Week 4
8.0
BYE
Week 3
13.0
9.0
Week 2
7.0
Week 1
8.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Edelman has low WR2 appeal against a Bears secondary that ranks 16th against fantasy receivers.