Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Ryan Mathews or Zac Stacy

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Expert Pick %
100%
0%
ECR
# 26
# 63
Best
# 14
# 40
Worst
# 37
# 69
Ave Projection (?)
8.3
2.7
Best
10.6
4.4
Worst
7.1
0.6
Ave Points / Game
11.5
11.2
Total Fantasy Points
184.4
157.4
Expert Pick %
100%
0%
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ECR
# 26
# 63
Best
# 14
# 40
Worst
# 37
# 69
Steve Wyremski
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14
57
Terrance Bridgett
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20
54
Walter Cherepinsky
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20
N/A
Scott Pianowski
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21
N/A
Dave McKay
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21
59
Ross Miles
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22
N/A
Nate Hodges
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22
N/A
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
22
N/A
Rich Arleo
Bruno Boys
22
N/A
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
22
67
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
22
N/A
Brad Evans
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23
N/A
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
23
N/A
Ryan Hodge
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23
64
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
23
N/A
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
23
N/A
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
23
54
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
23
N/A
Ernie Estrella
Bruno Boys
23
N/A
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
23
N/A
David Dodds
FootballGuys
23
53
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
23
N/A
Jason Smith
NFL.com
23
N/A
Staff Rankings
RotoBaller
23
64
Eric Karabell
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23
N/A
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
23
67
Eric Yeomans
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24
60
Andy Behrens
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24
N/A
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
24
N/A
Kevin Roberts
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24
56
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
24
N/A
Cedric Hopkins
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24
N/A
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
24
59
Staff Rankings
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24
65
Brendan Donahue
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24
62
Sean Beazley
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24
N/A
Micah James
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24
N/A
Michael Fabiano
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24
N/A
Matthew Berry
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24
N/A
Scott Whitfield
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24
N/A
Staff Rankings
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24
50
Jeff Ratcliffe
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25
58
Alessandro Miglio
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25
62
Bryan Fontaine
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25
65
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25
54
Dalton Del Don
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25
N/A
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25
58
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25
51
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25
N/A
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25
N/A
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25
56
Ben Standig
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25
63
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25
N/A
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25
N/A
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25
58
Jeff Brubach
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25
63
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25
61
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25
63
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25
57
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25
54
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25
56
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25
N/A
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25
56
Mike Clay
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26
66
Nick Raducanu
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26
63
Brandon Funston
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26
N/A
John Paulsen
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26
59
Ryan Fowler
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26
N/A
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26
N/A
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26
N/A
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26
N/A
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26
59
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26
66
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26
N/A
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26
N/A
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26
62
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26
N/A
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26
63
Joseph Dolan
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26
64
Kyle Wachtel
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27
53
C.D. Carter
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27
N/A
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27
N/A
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27
N/A
Staff Rankings
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27
51
Russ Bliss
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27
N/A
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27
55
Adam Meyer
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27
N/A
Jeff Paur
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27
N/A
Greg Smith
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27
N/A
Brian Dezelske
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27
48
Kevin Hanson
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27
56
Maurile Tremblay
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27
40
Dave Dameshek
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27
N/A
Brett Talley
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27
58
Mike Krueger
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27
N/A
Adrian Pereira
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27
N/A
Staff
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27
60
Raju Byfield
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27
59
Tony Mauriello
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28
60
Jody Smith
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28
64
Zach Greubel
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28
N/A
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28
N/A
Eddie Cooley
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28
64
Austin Lee
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29
N/A
Mike Rigz
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29
57
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29
53
Adam Pfeifer
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29
54
Nathan Miller
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29
N/A
Matt Smith
NFL.com
29
46
Alan Harrison
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29
63
Davis Mattek
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29
69
Bill Enright
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29
N/A
Eric Mack
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29
N/A
Brent Namejko
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30
N/A
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30
58
Keet Bailey
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30
60
Nick Vertucci
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30
N/A
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
30
N/A
Derek Lofland
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31
N/A
Nathan Zegura
CBS Sports
31
N/A
Joe Bond
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32
N/A
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
32
N/A
Adam Rank
NFL.com
32
N/A
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
32
67
Staff Rankings
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33
N/A
Tozzi Brothers
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33
N/A
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
34
N/A
Dave Major
XN Sports
35
60
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
35
N/A
Tristan Cockcroft
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35
N/A
R.C. Fischer
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37
44
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Freaks
37
N/A
Ave Projection (?)
8.3
2.7
Best
10.6
4.4
Worst
7.1
0.6
Rush Yards
59.7
19.9
Rush TDs
0.1
0.1
Receptions
1.9
0.7
Rec Yards
16.5
3.9
Rec TDs
0
0
Ave Targets / Game
2.1
2.9
Total Targets
33.0
35.0
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
The Chargers lack one thing. An offensive line. When Phillip Rivers does not get time to throw, this offense does not progress. Ryan Matthews was a bit of a disappointment in 2012 as he never was 100% healthy with collarbone injuries. You should still not count Matthews out as he can easily explode for a comeback player of the year award. Watch his preseason, more importantly the offensive line.
Even though Stacy could be the featured back a few weeks for the Rams, the path to making that happen requires a Mandatory BEAST preseason. Isiah Pead and Daryl Richardson are both ahead of Stacy on the depth chart. No reason to draft someone and just wait all season, even though he may be nothing special when he gets his chance.
  
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Mathews is always hard to trust, while Texans D is top notch.
 
  
Taylor Smith
NFL Soup
As tantalizing as Mathews is considering his lack of competition in San Diego, he seems to be made of glass. He's never been able to play in more than 14 games in any of his three NFL seasons.
Stacy could be useful from a fantasy perspective for his between-the-tackles ability. That bodes well for potential goal-line situations.
  
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
last season Houston gave up the least amount of fantasy points to running backs in the league. They were the only team to hold Adrian Peterson to under 100 yards after week 5 and pretty much ruined his chances of breaking the rushing record. They also didn't allow one running back to top 100 yards rushing on the road. Mathews will have a tough road to how even though he has looked good in preseason.
 
  
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
Has upside but floor makes him an RB2
With only Pead and Richardson to contend with he should be feature back by week 10
  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Matthews has had a good preseason, but he does play a Texans D that gave up the fewest points to fantasy running backs last year.