Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Alshon Jeffery or Brandin Cooks

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Experts' Pick
 
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
at WAS, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
8 of 8 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 8 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 9# 23
Best Rank# 7# 16
Worst Rank# 12# 30
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. KC at WAS
Matchup Rank1219
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.924.2
Rec Yds257.5273.9
Rec TD1.41.4
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total168.394.1
Avg Game11.27.8
Avg Projection143.3137.7
2016 Average11.27.8
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 9# 23
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 9# 26
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 7# 19
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 12# 23
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 8# 22
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 10# 25
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 10# 16
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 12# 30
   
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. KC at WAS
Week 2 at NO at KC
Week 3 vs. HOU vs. NYG
Week 4 vs. CAR at LAC
Week 5 at TB vs. ARI
Week 6 at NYJ at CAR
Week 7 vs. ATL vs. WAS
Week 8 vs. LAC vs. SF
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. DEN
Week 10 at DENBYE WEEK
Week 11 at OAK at DAL
Week 12 vs. MIA vs. CHI
Week 13 at BUF at SEA
Week 14 at MIA at LAR
Week 15 at PIT at NYG
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. OAK
Week 17 vs. NYJ vs. DAL
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
at WAS, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions73.374.5
Rec Yards1,014.21,024.9
Rec TDs6.75.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.70.3
Rush Yards21.12.7
Rush TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points143.3137.7
   
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
2016 Points 
Week 127.410.5
Week 26.89.6
Week 31.97.0
Week 43.14.6
Week 57.7
Week 623.59.3
Week 711.83.3
Week 810.412.3
Week 96.6
Week 1015.84.7
Week 114.9
Week 12
Week 137.7
Week 146.1
Week 1530.614.9
Week 169.89.2
Week 171.91.0
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
2016 Targets 
Week 196
Week 297
Week 387
Week 465
Week 56
Week 6913
Week 7911
Week 868
Week 96
Week 1059
Week 118
Week 12
Week 139
Week 1410
Week 1589
Week 16910
Week 1763
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Alshon Jeffery
WR - PHI
Alshon Jeffery
at WAS, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Chiefs secondary was 18th against fantasy receivers last year and they are going to struggle to keep up with the speed of Cooks, making him an upside WR1.Jeffery should have some low WR2 appeal against a Washington team that gave up 2,700 yards receiving to fantasy wide receivers.