Who Should I Start? - Week 9

Julius Thomas or Rob Gronkowski

Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski NE
vs. DEN  Sun, 4:25 ET
Julius Thomas
Julius Thomas DEN
at NE  Sun, 4:25 ET
Expert Pick %
94%
6%
ECR
# 1
# 2
Best
# 1
# 1
Worst
# 4
# 7
Ave Projection (?)
13.4
11.4
Best
16.4
14.4
Worst
11.0
9.2
Ave Points / Game
12.2
12.4
Total Fantasy Points
97.8
86.7
Opponent
DEN
NE
Points Allowed (?)
9.4
9.1
Expert Pick %
94%
6%
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
Mike Krueger
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FFLockerRoom
 Walter Cherepinsky
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Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
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ProjectRoto
Chris Heil
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 Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
 
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ProjectRoto
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Matthew Hill
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 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Ryan Rufe
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Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Dave Major
XN Sports
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
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TSN
 
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Fantasy Six Pack
 
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Coach Esser
 
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CBS Sports
 
 David Dodds
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 Adam Rank
NFL.com
 
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
ECR
# 1
# 2
Best
# 1
# 1
Worst
# 4
# 7
Mike Krueger
FFToday
2
1
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
2
1
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
2
1
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
2
1
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
2
1
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
3
1
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
4
1
Chris Heil
Sportable
4
1
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
1
2
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
1
2
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
1
2
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
1
2
Matt Smith
NFL.com
1
2
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
1
2
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
1
2
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
1
2
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
1
2
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
1
2
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
1
2
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
1
2
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
1
2
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
1
2
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
1
2
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
1
2
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
1
2
Justin Boone
The Score
1
2
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
1
2
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
1
2
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
1
2
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
1
2
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
1
2
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
1
2
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
1
2
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
1
2
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
1
2
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
1
2
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
1
2
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
1
2
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
1
2
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
1
2
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
1
2
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
1
2
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
1
2
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
1
2
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
1
2
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
1
2
Dave Major
XN Sports
1
2
Christopher Harris
ESPN
1
2
Eric Karabell
ESPN
1
2
Staff Composite
ESPN
1
2
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
1
2
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
1
2
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
1
2
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
1
2
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
1
2
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
1
2
Jeff Paur
RTSports
1
2
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
1
2
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
1
2
Bill Enright
FFChamps
1
2
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
1
2
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
1
2
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
1
2
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
1
2
Scott Cullen
TSN
1
2
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
1
2
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
1
2
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
1
2
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
1
2
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
1
2
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
1
2
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
1
2
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
1
2
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
1
2
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
1
3
David Dodds
FootballGuys
1
3
Adam Rank
NFL.com
2
3
Staff Composite
NFL.com
1
3
Site Projections
NumberFire
1
3
John Paulsen
4for4.com
1
3
Site Projections
scoutPRO
1
3
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
1
3
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
2
3
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
1
3
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
1
3
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
1
3
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
1
3
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
1
3
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
1
3
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
1
3
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
1
3
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
1
3
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
1
3
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
1
3
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
1
3
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
2
3
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
2
3
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
1
3
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
2
3
John Halpin
Fox Sports
1
3
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
1
3
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
1
3
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
2
3
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
1
3
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
1
3
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
1
3
Matthew Berry
ESPN
1
3
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
2
3
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
1
3
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
1
3
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
1
3
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
1
3
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
2
3
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
1
3
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
1
3
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
1
3
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
1
3
Staff
Roto Analysis
2
3
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
2
3
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
1
3
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
1
3
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
2
3
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
1
4
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
1
4
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
1
4
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
2
4
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
1
4
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
1
4
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
1
4
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
1
4
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
1
6
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
1
6
Ave Projection (?)
13.4
11.4
Best
16.4
14.4
Worst
11.0
9.2
Receptions
6.7
5.0
Rec Yards
82.0
61.2
Rec TDs
0.9
0.9
Ave Points / Game
12.2
12.4
Total Fantasy Points
97.8
86.7
Week 8
32.9   vs. CHI
2.3   vs. SD
Week 7
6.8   vs. NYJ
2.7   vs. SF
Week 6
9.4   at BUF
17.1   at NYJ
Week 5
16.0   vs. CIN
18.6   vs. ARI
Week 4
9.1   at KC
BYE  
Week 3
10.4   vs. OAK
7.7   at SEA
Week 2
3.2   at MIN
9.9   vs. KC
Week 1
10.0   at MIA
28.4   vs. IND
Ave Targets / Game
8.1
6.0
Total Targets
65.0
42.0
Week 8
9.0
6.0
Week 7
10.0
6.0
Week 6
9.0
6.0
Week 5
11.0
7.0
Week 4
3.0
BYE
Week 3
6.0
4.0
Week 2
6.0
5.0
Week 1
11.0
8.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Gronk looked like his old self last week and the Broncos are just 21st against fantasy tight ends.
The Patriots are just 17th against fantasy tight ends, expect both tight ends to dominate the tight end rankings this week.