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Who Should I Start: Miles Sanders, DeVonta Smith, Brandin Cooks (2022 Fantasy Football)

by Luke Monaldo
Nov 2, 2022
DeVonta Smith

Start or sit decisions can be excruciating. While it feels great to make the right call and cruise to fantasy glory, it hurts just as much when you have someone erupt while on your bench. You can use our Who Should I Start? tool to gauge advice from fantasy football experts as you make your lineup decisions. And you can also sync your fantasy football league for free using our My Playbook tool for custom advice, rankings, and analysis.

Let’s take a look at a few polarizing players for Week 9 of fantasy football and what the Expert Consensus Rankings (ECR) advise.

*Based on Half-PPR Rankings as of Wednesday

If you want to dive deeper into fantasy football, check out our award-winning slate of Fantasy Football Tools as you navigate your season. From our Start/Sit Assistant – which provides your optimal lineup based on accurate consensus projections – to our Waiver Wire Assistant, which allows you to quickly see which available players will improve your team and how much – we’ve got you covered this fantasy football season.

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Miles Sanders (RB – PHI): RB14 for Week 9

Runningbacks the ECR has ranked higher than Sanders:

Runningbacks the ECR has ranked lower than Sanders:

Some of the most popular Who Should I Start? searches of the week:

DeVonta Smith (WR – PHI): WR22 for Week 9

Wide receivers the ECR has ranked higher than Smith:

Wide receivers the ECR has ranked lower than Smith:

Some of the most popular Who Should I Start? searches of the week:

Brandin Cooks (WR – HOU): WR27 for Week 9

Wide receivers the ECR has ranked higher than Cooks:

Wide receivers the ECR has ranked lower than Cooks:

Some of the most popular Who Should I Start? searches of the week:


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If you want to dive deeper into fantasy football, check out our award-winning slate of Fantasy Football Tools as you navigate your season. From our Start/Sit Assistant – which provides your optimal lineup based on accurate consensus projections – to our Waiver Wire Assistant, which allows you to quickly see which available players will improve your team and how much – we’ve got you covered this fantasy football season.

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