Who Should I Start? - Week 9

Riley Cooper or Julian Edelman

Julian Edelman
Julian Edelman NE
vs. DEN  Sun, 4:25 ET
Riley Cooper
Riley Cooper PHI
at HOU  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
ECR
# 30
# 52
Best
# 7
# 20
Worst
# 51
# 61
Ave Projection (?)
8.2
5.3
Best
10.8
6.5
Worst
6.4
3.7
Ave Points / Game
7.3
4.9
Total Fantasy Points
58.0
34.5
Opponent
DEN
HOU
Points Allowed (?)
19.3
25.5
Expert Pick %
99%
1%
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
 
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
 
 Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 
 Matthew Berry
ESPN
 
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
 
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
 
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
 
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
 
 Justin Boone
The Score
 
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
 
 Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 
 Staff Composite
ESPN
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 
 Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Site Projections
NumberFire
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 
 Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 
 Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
 John Halpin
Fox Sports
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
 
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 
 Scott Cullen
TSN
 
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
 
 Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
 
 Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
 
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
 
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
 
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
 
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
 
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
 
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
 
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
 
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
 
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 
 Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
 
 Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 
 Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 
 Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 
 Christopher Harris
ESPN
 
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 
ECR
# 30
# 52
Best
# 7
# 20
Worst
# 51
# 61
Site Projections
scoutPRO
18
20
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
19
35
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
27
36
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
26
36
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
50
39
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
36
39
Mike Krueger
FFToday
27
40
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
30
43
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
7
44
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
11
44
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
38
45
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
41
45
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
24
45
Matthew Berry
ESPN
32
45
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
31
46
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
20
46
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
30
46
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
26
47
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
33
47
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
26
47
Eric Karabell
ESPN
24
47
Justin Boone
The Score
25
48
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
42
48
Bill Enright
FFChamps
19
48
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
35
48
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
43
49
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
32
49
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
33
49
Staff Composite
ESPN
26
49
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
26
50
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
30
50
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
26
50
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
36
50
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
14
50
Jeff Paur
RTSports
30
50
Site Projections
NumberFire
25
51
John Paulsen
4for4.com
29
51
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
33
51
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
31
51
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
27
51
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
38
51
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
21
51
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
22
52
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
29
52
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
43
52
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
23
52
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
28
52
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
49
52
John Halpin
Fox Sports
24
52
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
23
52
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
29
52
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
28
52
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
30
52
Scott Cullen
TSN
29
52
David Dodds
FootballGuys
31
53
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
16
53
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
31
53
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
26
53
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
20
53
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
47
53
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
40
54
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
18
54
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
31
54
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
29
54
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
30
54
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
31
54
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
31
54
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
31
54
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
26
55
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
26
55
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
29
55
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
28
55
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
31
56
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
41
56
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
49
56
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
33
56
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
31
56
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
26
56
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
35
56
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
24
56
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
30
56
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
30
57
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
21
57
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
20
57
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
40
57
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
27
57
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
28
57
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
17
57
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
27
57
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
31
58
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
51
59
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
40
61
Christopher Harris
ESPN
15
N/A
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
41
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
8.2
5.3
Best
10.8
6.5
Worst
6.4
3.7
Receptions
6.3
3.7
Rec Yards
69.3
47.4
Rec TDs
0.2
0.1
Ave Points / Game
7.3
4.9
Total Fantasy Points
58.0
34.5
Week 8
1.4   vs. CHI
8.8   at ARI
Week 7
5.2   vs. NYJ
BYE  
Week 6
10.1   at BUF
5.9   vs. NYG
Week 5
3.5   vs. CIN
9.3   vs. STL
Week 4
2.3   at KC
3.4   at SF
Week 3
8.9   vs. OAK
3.4   vs. WAS
Week 2
15.0   at MIN
0.8   at IND
Week 1
11.6   at MIA
2.9   vs. JAC
Ave Targets / Game
8.6
6.6
Total Targets
69.0
46.0
Week 8
4.0
9.0
Week 7
9.0
BYE
Week 6
12.0
7.0
Week 5
8.0
5.0
Week 4
8.0
8.0
Week 3
13.0
7.0
Week 2
7.0
3.0
Week 1
8.0
7.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Edelman has lost steam in the last month with the emergence of LaFell, but I still think he has low WR2 to high WR3 value in a game that figures to be a shootout.