Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Andre Ellington or Darren McFadden

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Experts' Pick
 
  Darren McFadden
RB - DAL
Darren McFadden
vs. NYG, Sun 8pm EDT
Andre Ellington
RB - ARI
Andre Ellington
at DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
8 of 8 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 8 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 24
Best Rank# 13
Worst Rank# 50
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. NYG at DET
Matchup Rank2524
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rush Att24.824.3
Rush Yds88.6106.6
Rush TD0.60.5
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total10.418.1
Avg Game3.51.3
Avg Projection91.128.5
2016 Average3.51.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 23
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 15
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 22
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 35
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 13
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 50
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 21
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 15
   
  Darren McFadden
RB - DAL
Darren McFadden
Andre Ellington
RB - ARI
Andre Ellington
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NYG at DET
Week 2 at DEN at IND
Week 3 at ARI vs. DAL
Week 4 vs. LAR vs. SF
Week 5 vs. GB at PHI
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. TB
Week 7 at SF at LAR
Week 8 at WASBYE WEEK
Week 9 vs. KC at SF
Week 10 at ATL vs. SEA
Week 11 vs. PHI at HOU
Week 12 vs. LAC vs. JAC
Week 13 vs. WAS vs. LAR
Week 14 at NYG vs. TEN
Week 15 at OAK at WAS
Week 16 vs. SEA vs. NYG
Week 17 at PHI at SEA
  Darren McFadden
RB - DAL
Darren McFadden
vs. NYG, Sun 8pm EDT
Andre Ellington
RB - ARI
Andre Ellington
at DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts125.424.8
Rush Yards529.9101.5
Rush TDs4.20.7
   
Receiving
   
Receptions20.915.0
Rec Yards163.5122.6
Rec TDs0.30.4
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points91.128.5
   
  Darren McFadden
RB - DAL
Darren McFadden
Andre Ellington
RB - ARI
Andre Ellington
2016 Points 
Week 10.8
Week 21.1
Week 30.0
Week 40.4
Week 51.9
Week 62.5
Week 70.7
Week 81.6
Week 9
Week 10-0.1
Week 112.3
Week 121.9
Week 131.5
Week 14
Week 150.80.9
Week 164.9
Week 174.72.6
  Darren McFadden
RB - DAL
Darren McFadden
Andre Ellington
RB - ARI
Andre Ellington
2016 Targets 
Week 12
Week 21
Week 30
Week 41
Week 50
Week 60
Week 71
Week 81
Week 9
Week 100
Week 112
Week 125
Week 132
Week 14
Week 1511
Week 161
Week 1733
  Darren McFadden
RB - DAL
Darren McFadden
vs. NYG, Sun 8pm EDT
Andre Ellington
RB - ARI
Andre Ellington
at DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Giants were 5th against running backs last year, which makes McFadden a low-upside flex play filling in for suspended RB Ezekiel Elliott.