Who Should I Start? - Week 8

Steve Smith or Vincent Jackson

Steve Smith
Steve Smith BAL
at CIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Probable - Not Injury Related
Vincent Jackson
Vincent Jackson TB
vs. MIN  Sun, 1:00 ET
Questionable - Ribs
Expert Pick %
50%
50%
ECR
# 17
# 16
Best
# 9
# 8
Worst
# 32
# 27
Ave Projection (?)
11.3
11.1
Best
15.1
13.5
Worst
8.8
8.3
Ave Points / Game
12.3
7.7
Total Fantasy Points
86.0
46.4
Opponent
CIN
MIN
Points Allowed (?)
16.7
22.1
Expert Pick %
50%
50%
 Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
Christopher Harris
ESPN
 Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
Site Projections
scoutPRO
 Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
 Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
 R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
 David Dodds
FootballGuys
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
 Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
Jeff Paur
RTSports
 Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
 Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
 The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
 Mike Krueger
FFToday
Site Projections
NumberFire
 Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
 Austin Lee
FootballGuys
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
 Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
 Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
 Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
 Eric Karabell
ESPN
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
 Jason Longfellow
Razzball
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
 Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
 Adam Rank
NFL.com
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
 Marcus Grant
NFL.com
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
 Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
 Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
 Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
Staff
Roto Analysis
 Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
 Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
John Paulsen
4for4.com
 Staff Composite
ESPN
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
 R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
 Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
Justin Boone
The Score
 Bill Enright
FFChamps
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
 Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
 Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
 Matt Smith
NFL.com
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
 Staff Composite
NFL.com
Matthew Berry
ESPN
 Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
 David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
 Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
 Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
 KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
 Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
 Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
 Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
 Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
 Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
 Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
 Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
 Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
 Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
 Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
 Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
 Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
John Halpin
Fox Sports
 Des Bieler
The Washington Post
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
 Scott Cullen
TSN
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
 Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
 Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
 Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
 Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
 Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
 Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
 Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
 Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
 Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
 Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
 Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
 Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
 
ECR
# 17
# 16
Best
# 9
# 8
Worst
# 32
# 27
Smitty
Fantasy Football Starters
8
19
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
9
20
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
10
18
Scott Spratt
Pro Football Focus
10
20
R.J. White
Fantasy Football Cafe
10
38
David Dodds
FootballGuys
11
19
Zach Wilkens
RotoBaller
11
17
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
12
27
Brett Talley
The Fantasy Fix
12
22
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
12
43
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
12
20
Mike Krueger
FFToday
13
16
Site Rankings
Bloomberg Sports
13
17
Austin Lee
FootballGuys
13
20
Staff Rankings
RosterWatch
13
19
Maurile Tremblay
FootballGuys
14
21
Staff Composite
Yahoo! Sports
14
17
Christopher Harris
ESPN
14
13
Eric Karabell
ESPN
14
18
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
14
15
Cedric Hopkins
Field & Court
14
15
Adam Rank
NFL.com
15
18
Marcus Grant
NFL.com
15
18
Site Projections
scoutPRO
15
9
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
15
20
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
15
16
Staff Rankings
FFLockerRoom
15
13
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
15
25
Alessandro Miglio
FootballGuys
15
20
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
15
18
Staff Composite
ESPN
15
16
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
15
17
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
15
22
Scott Engel
RotoExperts
15
10
Bill Enright
FFChamps
15
16
Davis Mattek
Sports Wunderkind
15
16
Staff Rankings
FFToolbox
16
17
Matt Smith
NFL.com
16
19
Staff Composite
NFL.com
16
17
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
16
17
David Gonos
DavidGonos.com
16
18
Greg Smith
The Fake Football
16
15
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
16
18
Nathan Jahnke
Pro Football Focus
16
17
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
16
12
KJ
Fantasy Team Advice
16
18
Matthew Hill
Fantasy Team Advice
16
17
Jody Smith
Gridiron Experts
16
17
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
16
17
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
16
14
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
16
18
Jeff Paur
RTSports
16
12
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
16
17
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
16
18
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
16
18
Neil Parker
Fantasy Sports LR
16
17
Russell Clay
Dynasty League Football
16
17
Jeff Collins
Fantasy Contrarians
16
17
Michael Pichan
Fantasy Alarm
16
17
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
16
17
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
16
14
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
16
17
Scott Cullen
TSN
16
17
Wayne Bretsky
BretskyBall
16
17
Muntradamus
Beast Dome
16
15
Brian Dezelske
Fake Pigskin
16
20
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
17
14
Site Projections
NumberFire
17
16
Terrance Bridgett
ProjectRoto
17
18
Adam Pfeifer
ProjectRoto
17
16
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
17
12
Ross Miles
Pro Football Focus
17
18
Nate Hodges
Pro Football Focus
17
16
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
17
19
Dave McKay
The Fantasy Sports Brain
17
16
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
17
13
Rich Hribar
XN Sports
17
12
Sean Morris
Bruno Boys
17
16
Eric Mack
Bleacher Report
17
20
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
17
16
Brendan Donahue
EDSFootball
17
14
Sean Beazley
EDSFootball
17
16
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
17
13
Sablich Brothers
The New York Times
17
15
Staff Rankings
2MugsFF
17
18
Staff
Roto Analysis
17
14
Dawgmatica
Pyromaniac
17
9
John Paulsen
4for4.com
18
16
Staff Rankings
DavidGonos.com
18
17
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
18
16
Justin Boone
The Score
18
15
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
18
17
Alan Harrison
The Fantasy Fix
18
20
Ryan Noonan
The Fantasy Fix
18
11
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
18
15
Kyle Wachtel
Forensic Fantasy
18
20
Tommy Rowan
Juan Elway
18
22
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
18
13
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
18
19
Matthew Berry
ESPN
18
13
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
18
22
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
18
15
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
18
9
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
19
16
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
19
8
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
19
15
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
19
13
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
19
18
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
19
15
Ben Standig
CSN Washington
19
17
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
19
18
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
20
8
Chet Gresham
The Fake Football
20
18
Bryan Fontaine
Pro Football Focus
20
16
Mike Tagliere
Tags Fantasy Football
20
15
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
20
19
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
20
17
John Halpin
Fox Sports
20
10
Sigmund Bloom
FootballGuys
21
13
C.D. Carter
XN Sports
21
10
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
21
13
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
21
10
Salvatore Stefanile
XN Sports
22
15
Joel Beall
Fox Sports
22
10
Dennis Esser
Coach Esser
22
17
Tom Poisal
Top Tier Football
22
17
Ryan Rufe
RotoBaller
23
9
Mike Clay
Pro Football Focus
23
10
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
23
12
Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
NFL.com
24
11
Adrian Pereira
eDraft
32
12
Ave Projection (?)
11.3
11.1
Best
15.1
13.5
Worst
8.8
8.3
Receptions
5.0
5.0
Rec Yards
67.6
66.9
Rec TDs
0.8
0.7
Ave Points / Game
12.3
7.7
Total Fantasy Points
86.0
46.4
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
10.0
Total Targets
60.0
60.0
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 Bengals are 4th against fantasy receivers, but Smith Sr. is entrenched as a weekly WR2 play.
The Vikings are 17th against fantasy wide receivers, I like Jackson to have a solid WR2 game coming off his bye week.