Who Should I Start? - Week 9

Steve Smith or Vincent Jackson

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at PIT  Sun, 8:30 ET
Vincent Jackson
Vincent Jackson TB
at CLE  Sun, 1:00 ET
Probable - Ribs
Expert Pick %
87%
13%
ECR
# 9
# 17
Best
# 5
# 9
Worst
# 43
# 48
Ave Projection (?)
11.8
9.6
Best
15.0
13.0
Worst
8.6
7.4
Ave Points / Game
11.2
6.8
Total Fantasy Points
89.5
47.7
Opponent
PIT
CLE
Points Allowed (?)
21.9
23.5
Expert Pick %
87%
13%
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ECR
# 9
# 17
Best
# 5
# 9
Worst
# 43
# 48
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
4
55
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
5
15
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
6
37
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
6
19
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
7
38
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
7
10
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
7
15
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
7
24
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
7
15
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
7
10
Bill Enright
FFChamps
7
11
Chris Heil
Sportable
7
21
John Paulsen
4for4.com
8
16
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
8
25
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
8
17
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
8
12
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
8
17
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
8
15
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
8
26
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
8
28
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
8
18
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
8
25
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
8
12
Staff
Roto Analysis
8
18
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
8
17
Mike Krueger
FFToday
9
19
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
9
35
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
9
22
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
9
17
Ryan Hodge
ProjectRoto
9
18
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
9
29
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
9
24
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
9
18
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
9
16
Justin Boone
The Score
9
11
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
9
21
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
9
17
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
9
17
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
9
17
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
9
17
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
9
17
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
9
24
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
9
16
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
9
17
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
9
15
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
9
14
Dave Major
XN Sports
9
17
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
9
16
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
9
15
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
9
15
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
9
28
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
9
17
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
9
11
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
9
17
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
9
17
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
9
17
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
9
17
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
9
21
Micah James
FFMagicMan
9
17
David Dodds
FootballGuys
10
35
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
10
14
Adam Rank
NFL.com
10
14
Staff Composite
NFL.com
10
26
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
10
13
Site Projections
NumberFire
10
14
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
10
17
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
10
21
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
10
35
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
10
17
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
10
15
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
10
21
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
10
16
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
10
13
Scott Cullen
TSN
10
18
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
10
15
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
10
19
Site Projections
scoutPRO
11
20
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
11
28
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
11
14
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
11
16
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
11
9
Matthew Berry
ESPN
11
19
Christopher Harris
ESPN
11
19
Eric Karabell
ESPN
11
16
Staff Composite
ESPN
11
18
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
11
24
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
11
21
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
11
20
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
11
17
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
11
24
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
12
38
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
12
16
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
12
19
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
12
14
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
12
15
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
12
15
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
12
20
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
12
11
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
12
14
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
13
31
Matt Smith
NFL.com
13
19
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
13
20
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
13
21
John Halpin
Fox Sports
13
9
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
13
12
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
13
20
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
13
11
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
14
12
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
14
19
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
14
20
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
14
27
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
15
13
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
15
19
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
15
12
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
15
11
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
15
12
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
16
17
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
16
13
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
16
20
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
17
36
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
17
25
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
17
26
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
18
33
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
18
21
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
19
26
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
19
9
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
19
16
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
20
14
Jeff Paur
RTSports
22
14
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
24
12
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
24
30
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
28
11
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
29
18
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
43
48
Ave Projection (?)
11.8
9.6
Best
15.0
13.0
Worst
8.6
7.4
Receptions
5.1
4.4
Rec Yards
72.2
60.9
Rec TDs
0.8
0.6
Ave Points / Game
11.2
6.8
Total Fantasy Points
89.5
47.7
Week 8
3.5   at CIN
1.3   vs. MIN
Week 7
6.7   vs. ATL
BYE  
Week 6
17.0   at TB
6.6   vs. BAL
Week 5
1.4   at IND
14.4   at NO
Week 4
25.9   vs. CAR
9.2   at PIT
Week 3
10.1   at CLE
7.5   at ATL
Week 2
7.1   vs. PIT
5.1   vs. STL
Week 1
17.8   vs. CIN
3.6   vs. CAR
Ave Targets / Game
8.6
9.3
Total Targets
69.0
65.0
Week 8
9.0
5.0
Week 7
5.0
BYE
Week 6
6.0
13.0
Week 5
7.0
12.0
Week 4
10.0
10.0
Week 3
7.0
9.0
Week 2
10.0
7.0
Week 1
15.0
9.0
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Steelers are just 17th against fantasy receivers and Steve Smith has been reborn in the Ravens vertical passing game.
The Browns are just 19th against fantasy receivers, Jackson is a boom / bust WR2 that is going against CB Joe Haden.