Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Andrew Luck or Cam Newton

 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
vs. SD, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
60%
Recommended by
84 of 140 experts
40%
Recommended by
56 of 140 experts
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Avg Projection20.318.9
Week 229.810.1
   
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Injury AlertQuestionable
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Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN vs. DET
Week 2 vs. SF at DEN
Week 3 vs. MIN vs. SD
Week 4 at ATL at JAC
Week 5 vs. TB vs. CHI
Week 6 at NO at HOU
Week 7BYE WEEK at TEN
Week 8 vs. ARI vs. KC
Week 9 at LA at GB
Week 10 vs. KCBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. NO vs. TEN
Week 12 at OAK vs. PIT
Week 13 at SEA at NYJ
Week 14 vs. SD vs. HOU
Week 15 at WAS at MIN
Week 16 vs. ATL at OAK
Week 17 at TB vs. JAC
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
vs. SD, Sun 4pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att31.538.6
Pass Cmp18.823.6
Pass Yards232.6281.6
1.62.0
Ints0.71.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts8.24.0
Rush Yards41.419.1
Rush TDs0.40.1
   
Misc
   
0.30.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points20.318.9
   
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
2016 Points 
Week 121.235.5
Week 229.810.1
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Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
vs. MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Andrew Luck
QB - IND
Andrew Luck
vs. SD, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
FantasyPros Staff
FantasyPros
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 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. Luck at home in the dome is always a nice spot. He put up huge numbers on Detroit at home and then had to go to Denver, which went as well as you would expect. Now he's at home against the Chargers who have given up 346 passing yards and two passing touchdowns per game to Alex Smith and Blake Bortles.
FantasyPros Staff
FantasyPros
 Luck looks to bounce back against the Chargers in Week 3. He has produced the fourth highest (0.48) fantasy points per drop back through two games. We view Luck as an elite QB1 in Week 3.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Newton does play a tough Minnesota D, but his running ability keeps him as a Weekly Top-5 QB option, regardless of matchup.The Chargers have given up a ton of fantasy points to quarterbacks the first two weeks, Luck should be a great play this week at home.