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Week 6 Expert Accuracy Rankings

Oct 19, 2016

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Which expert actually recommended starting Kenny Britt last week?

In Week 6, we saw the #41 ranked RB for the week explode for over 200 yards, perhaps the worst starting quarterback in the NFL break one of Kurt Warner’s old records, and a brand new coordinator put all of his confidence behind Terrance West, leading to another breakout game. Somehow, a few fantasy experts stood out from the pack and recommended fantasy owners start all three of these players. As always, you can check out the entire standings in our accuracy section.

Week 6 Accuracy Results

Top 10 Experts – Overall Leaderboard*
 Rank  Expert
 1.  Jason Moore – The Fantasy Footballers
 2.  Tehol Beddict – Razzball
 3.  Matt Schauf – Draft Sharks
 4.  Muntradamus – Beast Dome
 5.  Mike Tagliere – Pro Football Focus
 6.  Jared Smola – Draft Sharks
 7.  Nick Mariano – RotoBaller
 8.  Emil Kadlec – Football Diehards
 9.  Joseph Dolan – Fantasy Guru
 10  Tyler Loechner – Pro Football Focus

*View Full Accuracy Scores (140 experts) | Combine Top Experts into Consensus Rankings

This week, Jason Moore (The Fantasy Footballers) vastly outpaced the field, propelling himself into the top 10 year-to-date standings. He was able to accomplish this thanks to quarterback rankings that had a larger gap away from second place than second place had to ninth place. A large part of that came from being the second best expert on Case Keenum, who finished as QB #2 this week. Jason had Keenum ranked #18, while the expert consensus rankings buried him back at #29. He was also well ahead of the pack on Eli Manning, Andy Dalton and spectacularly moved Derek Carr all the way down to QB #21, while the Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) had him at #9. Carr finished QB #21 last week. Likewise, Moore significantly faded Blake Bortles, Alex Smith and Carson Wentz, all of which paid off. The dominance didn’t stop there, however, Moore also put distance between himself and the field with his Terrance West and Spencer Ware picks at running back, Kenny Britt and Brandin Cooks at wide receiver and by finishing 13th among 140 experts at tight end, highlighted by a stellar C.J. Fiedorowicz ranking. Jason listed Fiedorowicz as TE #18, while the ECR had him all the way down at #28. As we know, Fiedorowicz finished as the third best tight end last week. Congratulations to Jason on such a tremendous week!

Peak Performers

As always, we recognize the experts that did the best job of ranking week 6′s peak performers. Below are several key players that came through beyond expectations for fantasy owners along with the experts who delivered their top ranking.

Case Keenum (LA)
Consensus: QB #29
Actual Rank: QB #2
Best Rank: QB #16
Top Expert: Muntradamus (Beast Dome)

Jay Ajayi (MIA)
Consensus: RB #41
Actual Rank: RB #1
Best Rank: RB #21
Top Expert: Jason Moore (The Fantasy Footballers) & Jody Smith (Gridiron Experts)

Terrance West (BAL)
Consensus: RB #22
Actual Rank: RB #5
Best Rank: RB #8
Top Expert: Steve Wyremski (Dynasty League Football)

Spencer Ware (KC)
Consensus: RB #27
Actual Rank: RB #6
Best Rank: RB #15
Top Expert: Three experts tied

Jonathan Stewart (CAR)
Consensus: WR #23
Actual Rank: WR #7
Best Rank: WR #10
Top Expert: Chet Gresham (WalterFootball)

Kenny Britt (LA)
Consensus: WR #51
Actual Rank: WR #2
Best Rank: WR #24
Top Experts: Rudy Gamble (Razzball)

Golden Tate (DET)
Consensus: WR #47
Actual Rank: WR #4
Best Rank: WR #21
Top Expert: Muntradamus (Beast Dome) & Jeff Boggis (Fantasy Football Empire)

Kendall Wright (TEN)
Consensus: WR #88
Actual Rank: WR #7
Best Rank: WR #56
Top Expert: Jeff Boggis (Fantasy Football Empire)

Cole Beasley (DAL)
Consensus: WR #40
Actual Rank: WR #8
Best Rank: WR #27
Top Expert: Brad Richter (Going For 2)

C.J. Fiedorowicz (HOU)
Consensus: TE #28
Actual Rank: TE #3
Best Rank: TE #15
Top Expert: Mike Wright (The Fantasy Footballers)

Year-to-Date Accuracy

Top 10 Experts – Overall Leaderboard*
 Rank  Expert
 1.  Sean Koerner – STATS
 2.  Dave Major – XN Sports
 3.  Brett Talley – The Fantasy Fix
 4.  Dan Clasgens – Get Sports Info 
 5.  Jeff Ratcliffe – Pro Football Focus
 6.  Bill Enright – FFChamps
 7.  Muntradamus – Beast Dome
 8.  Jason Moore – The Fantasy Footballers
 9.  Jake Ciely – RotoExperts
 10  Scott Whitfield – Roto Rankings Bill Enright – FFChamps

*View Full Accuracy Scores (141 experts) | Combine Top Experts into Consensus Rankings

As we already mentioned, Jason Moore’s (The Fantasy Footballers) superb first place finish this week vaulted him into the top ten at #8. Likewise, Muntradamus (Best Dome) had another big week, finishing #4 thanks to some bold picks, and saw himself move into the top 10 also, one spot ahead of Moore for the year-to-date rankings. Much of the top remained the same, as Sean Koerner’s (STATS) #38 performance kept him well ahead of the rest of the field and Dave’s Major (XN Sports) #20 week moved him up to #2 for year-to-date ahead of Brett Talley (The Fantasy Fix) and Dan Clasgens (Get Sports Info), who both finished outside of the top 50 this week.

We’ll be back again after the games this weekend to provide another update on the experts making the most accurate predictions. Until then, be sure to check out the experts’ weekly rankings to help with your lineup decisions.


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