Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Alex Smith or Andrew Luck

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Experts' Pick
 
  Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
at LAR, Sun 4pm EDT
Alex Smith
QB - KC
Alex Smith
at NE, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
10 of 10 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 10 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 11# 23
Best Rank# 7# 18
Worst Rank# 15# 28
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at LAR at NE
Matchup Rank921
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp00
Pass Yds00
Pass TD00
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total307.6223.9
Avg Game20.514.9
Avg Projection281.7226.6
2016 Average20.514.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 13# 21
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 9# 26
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 15# 23
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 12# 22
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 14# 23
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 7# 18
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 11# 23
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 13# 26
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 11# 28
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 11# 24
   
  Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
Alex Smith
QB - KC
Alex Smith
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at LAR at NE
Week 2 vs. ARI vs. PHI
Week 3 vs. CLE at LAC
Week 4 at SEA vs. WAS
Week 5 vs. SF at HOU
Week 6 at TEN vs. PIT
Week 7 vs. JAC at OAK
Week 8 at CIN vs. DEN
Week 9 at HOU at DAL
Week 10 vs. PITBYE WEEK
Week 11BYE WEEK at NYG
Week 12 vs. TEN vs. BUF
Week 13 at JAC at NYJ
Week 14 at BUF vs. OAK
Week 15 vs. DEN vs. LAC
Week 16 at BAL vs. MIA
Week 17 vs. HOU at DEN
  Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
at LAR, Sun 4pm EDT
Alex Smith
QB - KC
Alex Smith
at NE, Thu 8pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att549.7500.8
Pass Cmp338.1325.0
Pass Yards4,010.03,514.5
28.819.7
Ints15.410.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts62.555.2
Rush Yards304.3207.0
Rush TDs2.12.6
   
Misc
   
3.14.5
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points281.7226.6
   
  Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
Alex Smith
QB - KC
Alex Smith
2016 Points 
Week 135.528.0
Week 210.13.6
Week 313.213.2
Week 417.717.7
Week 522.2
Week 623.48.9
Week 727.817.3
Week 818.410.0
Week 912.7
Week 108.4
Week 1118.719.4
Week 1215.0
Week 1329.712.5
Week 1416.211.2
Week 1518.811.6
Week 1624.722.4
Week 1718.524.7
  Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
at LAR, Sun 4pm EDT
Alex Smith
QB - KC
Alex Smith
at NE, Thu 8pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Rams were just 22nd against fantasy quarterbacks, but with Luck coming off shoulder surgery, he may be a little rusty and that is assuming he is healthy enough to play.