Who Should I Start? - Week 12

Steve Smith or Julian Edelman

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at NO  Mon, 8:30 ET
Julian Edelman
Julian Edelman NE
vs. DET  Sun, 1:00 ET
Expert Pick %
60%
40%
ECR
# 31
# 33
Best
# 13
# 19
Worst
# 49
# 57
Ave Projection (?)
10.0
7.3
Best
15.0
9.9
Worst
7.1
6.0
Ave Points / Game
9.5
8.2
Total Fantasy Points
94.8
89.9
Opponent
NO
DET
Points Allowed (?)
25.5
18.1
Expert Pick %
60%
40%
 Site Projections
scoutPRO
Bill Enright
FFChamps
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 Muntradamus
Beast Dome
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
 Joel Beall
Fox Sports
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Steve Olson
StatSims
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Adam Rank
NFL.com
 Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 C.D. Carter
XN Sports
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
 Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
 Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
 Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
Chris Heil
Sportable
 Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
 Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
Justin Boone
The Score
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
 Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 Scott Cullen
TSN
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
Dave Major
XN Sports
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
 Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
John Halpin
Fox Sports
 Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Christopher Harris
ESPN
 Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 Greg Smith
The Fake Football
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
Staff
Roto Analysis
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
 Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Staff Composite
NFL.com
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
Staff Composite
ESPN
 Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
Eric Karabell
ESPN
 Rich Hribar
XN Sports
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 Micah James
FFMagicMan
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
Matt Smith
NFL.com
 Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
 Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
 
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
 
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
 
 Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 
 Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
 
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
 
 Site Projections
numberFire
 
 John Paulsen
4for4.com
 
 Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
 
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
 
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
 
 Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
 
 Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 
 Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
 
 Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
 
 Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 
 Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
 
 Jeff Paur
RTSports
 
 Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 
 Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
 
ECR
# 31
# 33
Best
# 13
# 19
Worst
# 49
# 57
Site Projections
scoutPRO
13
34
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
14
47
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
14
33
Mike Krueger
FFToday
16
41
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
16
25
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
17
32
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
19
43
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
20
33
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
20
26
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
21
29
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
22
47
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
23
33
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
23
29
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
23
38
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
23
25
Bill Enright
FFChamps
23
22
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
23
38
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
23
31
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
23
29
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
24
39
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
24
39
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
24
41
Scott Cullen
TSN
24
34
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
24
36
David Dodds
FootballGuys
25
41
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
26
20
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
26
19
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
27
37
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
27
31
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
27
29
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
27
44
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
27
38
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
27
29
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
28
27
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
28
30
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
28
38
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
28
31
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
28
39
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
28
47
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
28
33
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
28
35
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
28
33
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
28
34
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
29
40
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
29
36
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
29
31
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
29
26
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
29
34
Steve Olson
StatSims
29
12
Adam Rank
NFL.com
30
24
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
30
43
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
30
36
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
30
35
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
30
35
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
30
33
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
30
35
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
30
23
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
30
42
Micah James
FFMagicMan
30
41
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
31
27
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
31
34
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
31
42
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
31
34
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
31
28
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
31
19
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
31
34
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
31
34
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
31
36
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
31
39
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
31
34
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
31
34
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
31
34
Site Projections
numberFire
32
34
John Paulsen
4for4.com
32
33
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
32
36
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
32
25
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
32
34
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
32
28
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
32
40
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
32
36
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
32
33
Chris Heil
Sportable
32
28
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
32
36
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
33
57
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
33
28
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
33
24
Justin Boone
The Score
33
30
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
33
31
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
33
41
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
33
36
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
33
29
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
33
27
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
33
32
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
33
30
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
34
32
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
34
35
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
34
35
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
34
36
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
34
25
Dave Major
XN Sports
35
27
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
35
33
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
35
30
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
35
49
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
36
33
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
36
35
John Halpin
Fox Sports
36
35
Matthew Berry
ESPN
36
21
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
37
42
Christopher Harris
ESPN
37
28
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
37
36
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
38
23
Jeff Paur
RTSports
38
41
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
38
33
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
39
47
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
40
30
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
41
32
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
41
35
Staff
Roto Analysis
41
26
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
41
25
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
42
46
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
42
24
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
42
13
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
42
29
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
42
33
Staff Composite
NFL.com
43
26
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
43
31
Staff Composite
ESPN
43
27
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
44
37
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
44
46
Eric Karabell
ESPN
46
23
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
49
36
Matthew Freedman
RotoViz
49
38
Matt Smith
NFL.com
N/A
27
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
N/A
30
Ave Projection (?)
10.0
7.3
Best
15.0
9.9
Worst
7.1
6.0
Receptions
4.9
5.4
Rec Yards
72.6
61.4
Rec TDs
0.5
0.1
Ave Points / Game
9.5
8.2
Total Fantasy Points
94.8
89.9
Week 11
BYE  
8.1   at IND
Week 10
1.7   vs. TEN
BYE  
Week 9
3.6   at PIT
14.9   vs. DEN
Week 8
3.5   at CIN
1.4   vs. CHI
Week 7
6.7   vs. ATL
5.2   vs. NYJ
Week 6
17.0   at TB
10.1   at BUF
Week 5
1.4   at IND
3.5   vs. CIN
Week 4
25.9   vs. CAR
2.3   at KC
Week 3
10.1   at CLE
8.9   vs. OAK
Week 2
7.1   vs. PIT
15.0   at MIN
Week 1
17.8   vs. CIN
11.6   at MIA
Ave Targets / Game
8.4
8.7
Total Targets
84.0
87.0
Week 11
BYE
8.0
Week 10
7.0
BYE
Week 9
8.0
10.0
Week 8
9.0
4.0
Week 7
5.0
9.0
Week 6
6.0
12.0
Week 5
7.0
8.0
Week 4
10.0
8.0
Week 3
7.0
13.0
Week 2
10.0
7.0
Week 1
15.0
8.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Smith has slowed as the season has progressed, but he is coming off the bye week and faces the Saints 25th ranked fantasy receiver defense.