Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Aaron Rodgers or Cam Newton

 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
vs. DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
56%
Recommended by
78 of 140 experts
44%
Recommended by
62 of 140 experts
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Worst Rank# 15# 10
   
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Avg Projection20.520.3
Week 217.429.8
   
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Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at JAC at DEN
Week 2 at MIN vs. SF
Week 3 vs. DET vs. MIN
Week 4BYE WEEK at ATL
Week 5 vs. NYG vs. TB
Week 6 vs. DAL at NO
Week 7 vs. CHIBYE WEEK
Week 8 at ATL vs. ARI
Week 9 vs. IND at LA
Week 10 at TEN vs. KC
Week 11 at WAS vs. NO
Week 12 at PHI at OAK
Week 13 vs. HOU at SEA
Week 14 vs. SEA vs. SD
Week 15 at CHI at WAS
Week 16 vs. MIN vs. ATL
Week 17 at DET at TB
 
Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
vs. DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att35.031.5
Pass Cmp22.718.8
Pass Yards263.5232.6
2.11.6
Ints0.40.7
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.98.2
Rush Yards19.541.4
Rush TDs0.20.4
   
Misc
   
0.30.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points20.520.3
   
 
Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2016 Points 
Week 123.621.2
Week 217.429.8
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Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
vs. DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
FantasyPros Staff
FantasyPros
While Detroit's defense has been a strength in the recent years, it is now an easy target in the passing game, and with Stafford continuing his strong play, Rodgers will be forced to pass more than usual which should lead to a big point total for the best quarterback in the NFL.Minnesota's defense has been especially good so far this season so there is no reason to expect any change this weekend. With that being said, Newton may be the most difficult man to gameplan against in the NFL so he should still perform at a high enough level that he is a very useful fantasy piece.
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
This is a nice matchup for Rodgers, but I would like to see him and his receivers get going before I slot him first or second moving forward. This will be a tough test for Cam, but at home he plays better and faster, which should keep his floor pretty high in a tough matchup.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Rodgers is still the 9th ranked fantasy quarterback, but he needs to start completing passes downfield if this offense is going to score more points.Newton does play a tough Minnesota D, but his running ability keeps him as a Weekly Top-5 QB option, regardless of matchup.