Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Matt Ryan or Philip Rivers

Philip Rivers
Philip Rivers SD
at DEN  Thu, 8:25 ET
Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan ATL
vs. DET  Sun, 9:30 ET
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 6
# 15
Best
# 3
# 9
Worst
# 12
# 23
Ave Projection (?)
19.1
15.0
Best
21.9
17.9
Worst
17.2
12.9
Ave Points / Game
20.8
17.8
Total Fantasy Points
145.8
124.4
Opponent
DEN
DET
Points Allowed (?)
18.4
11.8
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
 Jeff Paur
RTSports

No experts recommend
Matt Ryan

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ESPN
 
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Win My Fantasy League
 
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The Fake Football
 
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Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Brandon Funston
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 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Chet Gresham
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 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
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The Fantasy Fix
 
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 Eric Mack
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 Staff Composite
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 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Site Rankings
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ProjectRoto
 
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Yahoo! Sports
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
ECR
# 6
# 15
Best
# 3
# 9
Worst
# 12
# 23
Jeff Paur
RTSports
6
9
Christopher Harris
ESPN
4
11
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
6
11
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
9
12
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
6
12
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
4
12
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
8
13
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
6
13
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
11
14
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
7
14
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
7
14
John Halpin
Fox Sports
7
14
Eric Karabell
ESPN
4
14
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
6
14
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
4
15
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
8
15
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
5
15
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
5
15
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
4
15
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
8
15
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
5
15
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
4
15
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
7
15
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
3
15
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
5
15
Staff Composite
ESPN
5
15
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
9
15
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
7
15
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
6
15
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
6
15
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
5
16
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
6
16
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
5
16
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
5
16
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
6
16
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
6
16
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
5
16
Justin Boone
The Score
6
16
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
5
16
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
6
16
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
6
16
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
5
16
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
6
16
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
6
16
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
6
16
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
6
16
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
9
16
David Dodds
FootballGuys
7
17
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
11
17
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
6
17
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
5
17
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
4
17
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
4
17
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
6
17
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
4
17
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
10
17
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
5
17
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
5
17
John Paulsen
4for4.com
6
18
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
6
18
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
8
18
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
12
18
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
7
18
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
7
18
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
6
18
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
6
19
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
6
19
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
6
19
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
4
19
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
8
19
Matthew Berry
ESPN
7
19
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
6
19
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
10
20
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
9
20
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
8
20
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
6
20
Site Projections
scoutPRO
12
23
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
6
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
19.1
15.0
Best
21.9
17.9
Worst
17.2
12.9
Pass Yards
289.7
286.7
Pass TDs
2.1
1.5
Ints
0.6
1.3
Rush Yards
5.0
2.7
Ave Points / Game
20.8
17.8
Total Fantasy Points
145.8
124.4
Week 7
14.2   vs. KC
11.8   at BAL
Week 6
25.8   at OAK
12.7   vs. CHI
Week 5
21.8   vs. NYJ
14.6   at NYG
Week 4
27.1   vs. JAC
20.1   at MIN
Week 3
19.3   at BUF
23.6   vs. TB
Week 2
25.1   vs. SEA
10.0   at CIN
Week 1
12.5   at ARI
31.4   vs. NO
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Denver is 9th against fantasy quarterbacks, but the opponents have not been great fantasy quarterbacks and Rivers should be better suited to do well on the short rest than Broncos QB Peyton Manning.