Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Steve Smith or Julian Edelman

Steve Smith
Steve Smith
BAL - WR I
at DEN  Sun, 4:25 ET
 
Julian Edelman
Julian Edelman
NE - WR
vs. PIT  Thu, 8:30 ET
31%
Expert Pick %
69%
N/A
ECR
18
N/A
Best Rank
10
N/A
Worst Rank
40
9.3
Ave Projection (?)
10.7
31%
Expert Pick %
69%
 
31%
Expert Pick %
69%
N/A
ECR
18
N/A
Best Rank
10
N/A
Worst Rank
40
9.3
Ave Projection (?)
10.7
5
Receptions
6
65
Rec Yards
70
1
Rec TDs
1
140.5
Total Points
130.6
8.8
Ave Points
9.3
17.8
Week 1
11.6
7.1
Week 2
15.0
10.1
Week 3
8.9
25.9
Week 4
2.3
1.4
Week 5
3.5
17.0
Week 6
10.1
6.7
Week 7
5.2
3.5
Week 8
1.4
3.6
Week 9
14.9
1.7
Week 10
Week 11
8.1
14.9
Week 12
8.9
0.2
Week 13
4.8
13.0
Week 14
20.5
3.7
Week 15
15.4
4.9
Week 16
9.0
Week 17
8.4
Ave Targets / Game
9.6
134.0
Total Targets
134.0
15.0
Week 1
8.0
10.0
Week 2
7.0
7.0
Week 3
13.0
10.0
Week 4
8.0
7.0
Week 5
8.0
6.0
Week 6
12.0
5.0
Week 7
9.0
9.0
Week 8
4.0
8.0
Week 9
10.0
7.0
Week 10
Week 11
8.0
6.0
Week 12
15.0
4.0
Week 13
10.0
11.0
Week 14
12.0
5.0
Week 15
10.0
12.0
Week 16
12.0
Week 17
Not a good matchup at all but he's their best passing weapon by far so he'll get his chances.

- Kevin Roberts, Breaking Football

Garoppolo could hold him back but the matchup is solid and he's a target monster. Value is far better in PPR leagues, of course.

- Kevin Roberts, Breaking Football

Denver was 3rd against fantasy receivers last year, Smith will be a boom / bust WR3 in this game.

- Derek Lofland, Fantasy Football Maniax

If Edelman plays in this game, he should be a decent WR3 against a Steelers D that has struggled in the preseason.

- Derek Lofland, Fantasy Football Maniax