Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Matt Ryan or Russell Wilson

Matt Ryan
Matt Ryan ATL
vs. NO  Sun, 1:00 ET
, F, mph
Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson SEA
vs. GB  Thu, 8:30 ET
Overcast Overcast, 52 F, 7 mph
Expert Pick %
76%
24%
ECR
# 7
# 11
Best
# 2
# 3
Worst
# 16
# 22
Ave Projection (?)
17.2
18.2
Best
19.9
20.6
Worst
11.8
16.8
Opponent
NO
GB
Points Allowed (?)
14.1
18.5
Expert Pick %
76%
24%
 Wayne Bretsky
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Alessandro Miglio
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Jake Ciely
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Yahoo! Sports
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
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Yahoo! Sports
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
David Dodds
FootballGuys
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
Bill Enright
FFChamps
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
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Tags Fantasy Football
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Yahoo! Sports
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Yahoo! Sports
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NFL.com
 Dave Major
XN Sports
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
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Forensic Fantasy
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
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The Fantasy Fix
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The Fake Football
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Matt Smith
NFL.com
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The Washington Post
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FootballGuys
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The Score
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
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Win My Fantasy League
 
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The NY Times
 
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Cedric Hopkins
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Pro Football Focus
 
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Breaking Football
 
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DavidGonos.com
 
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ProjectRoto
 
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The Fantasy Fix
 
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TSN
 
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Fantasy Sports LR
 
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ESPN
 
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ESPN
 
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 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
 
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Revelation Sports
 
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eDraft
 
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The Fantasy Fix
 
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Fox Sports
 
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ESPN
 
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Pro Football Focus
 
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ProjectRoto
 
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Gridiron Experts
 
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Bruno Boys
 
 Kelly Smelser
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 Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
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ESPN
 
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ESPN
 
 Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
 
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ScoutFantasy
 
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
 
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Pro Football Focus
 
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The Fake Football
 
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The Fake Football
 
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ProjectRoto
 
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 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
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 Jeff Collins
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 Staff
Roto Analysis
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
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Fantasy Six Pack
 
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Fantasy Alarm
 
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NFL.com
 
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The Washington Post
 
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ESPN
 
ECR
# 7
# 11
Best
# 2
# 3
Worst
# 16
# 22
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
2
11
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
3
17
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
3
6
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
3
7
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
3
10
John Halpin
Fox Sports
3
9
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
3
9
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
3
8
Adam Rank
NFL.com
3
6
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
3
11
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
4
12
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
4
10
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
4
8
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
4
5
Dave Major
XN Sports
4
11
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
4
11
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
4
9
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
4
15
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
4
8
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
4
11
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
4
12
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
4
12
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
5
12
Bryan Fontaine
RotoGrinders
5
9
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
5
15
Allie Fontana
Breaking Football
5
12
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
5
7
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
5
7
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
5
8
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
5
11
Seth Klein
Razzball
5
12
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
5
11
Justin Boone
The Score
5
11
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
5
12
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
5
10
Sablich Brothers
The NY Times
5
8
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
5
11
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
5
17
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
5
8
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
5
12
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
6
10
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
6
13
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
6
11
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
6
11
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
6
14
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
6
9
Chris Heil
Sportable
6
17
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
6
12
Site Projections
numberFire
6
11
John Paulsen
4for4.com
6
10
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
6
12
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
6
10
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
6
9
Scott Cullen
TSN
6
11
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
6
11
Christopher Harris
ESPN
6
N/A
Eric Karabell
ESPN
6
N/A
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
6
7
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
6
11
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
6
10
Micah James
FFMagicMan
6
11
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
7
11
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
7
15
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
7
14
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
7
13
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
7
9
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
7
4
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
7
11
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
7
11
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
7
12
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
7
11
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
7
5
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
7
11
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
7
16
Staff Composite
ESPN
7
N/A
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
7
14
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
8
11
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
8
10
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
8
7
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
8
9
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
8
12
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
8
11
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
8
13
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
8
13
Jeff Paur
RTSports
8
11
Matthew Berry
ESPN
8
N/A
Jim McCormick
ESPN
8
11
Paul Greco
Paul Greco Sports
8
11
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
8
11
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
9
12
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
9
12
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
9
12
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
9
12
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
9
6
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
9
11
Site Projections
scoutPRO
9
10
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
9
8
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
9
22
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
9
7
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
9
8
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
9
11
David Dodds
FootballGuys
9
8
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
9
11
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
9
11
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
9
11
Staff
Roto Analysis
9
14
Bill Enright
FFChamps
10
7
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
10
11
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
10
4
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
10
11
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
10
8
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
10
6
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
10
13
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
10
11
Sean Koerner
STATS
10
8
Staff Composite
NFL.com
10
9
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
11
9
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
11
17
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
11
6
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
11
7
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
11
9
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
11
13
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
11
9
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
12
15
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
12
6
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
12
10
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
12
7
Mike Krueger
FFToday
12
9
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
12
6
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
13
3
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
13
11
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
13
11
Joshua Kay
The Fantasy Fix
13
9
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
13
N/A
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
14
7
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
14
6
Matt Smith
NFL.com
14
7
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
15
9
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
16
3
Ave Projection (?)
17.2
18.2
Best
19.9
20.6
Worst
11.8
16.8
Pass Yards
288.5
222.0
Pass TDs
1.7
1.7
Ints
0.8
0.4
Rush Yards
4.8
29.4
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
NO defense is pretty solid but Matty Ice has all his guys healthy at home. This should be a classic shootout.
GB defense is a tad better but Wilson has looked sharp and is at home. I like him to be a top-15 guy to start the year.
  
Tom Schriner
FFLockerRoom
The Saints are known for their top-notch offensive schemes which overshadows their defensive backfield. It doesn't escape us though at FFLockerRoom. While Ryan does have White and Jones back at full-force, they will have their work cut out for them to put up big passing numbers.
 
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Saints and Falcons tend to be high scoring games, but keep in mind that the Saints allowed the third fewest fantasy points to quarterbacks last year.
I think Wilson is primed for a big season. The Packers were 24th against fantasy quarterbacks last season and struggle against mobile quarterbacks. I think Wilson has a fast start to the season.