Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Antonio Brown or Demaryius Thomas

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Experts' Pick
 
  Antonio Brown
WR - PIT
Antonio Brown
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
6 of 6 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 6 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 1# 20
Best Rank# 1# 13
Worst Rank# 2# 26
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at CLE vs. LAC
Matchup Rank1124
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.722.8
Rec Yds260.8263.6
Rec TD2.31.3
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total201.3136.3
Avg Game13.48.5
Avg Projection202.4131.7
2016 Average13.48.5
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 1# 20
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 2# 23
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 1# 19
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 1# 26
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 1# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 1# 18
   
  Antonio Brown
WR - PIT
Antonio Brown
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE vs. LAC
Week 2 vs. MIN vs. DAL
Week 3 at CHI at BUF
Week 4 at BAL vs. OAK
Week 5 vs. JACBYE WEEK
Week 6 at KC vs. NYG
Week 7 vs. CIN at LAC
Week 8 at DET at KC
Week 9BYE WEEK at PHI
Week 10 at IND vs. NE
Week 11 vs. TEN vs. CIN
Week 12 vs. GB at OAK
Week 13 at CIN at MIA
Week 14 vs. BAL vs. NYJ
Week 15 vs. NE at IND
Week 16 at HOU at WAS
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. KC
  Antonio Brown
WR - PIT
Antonio Brown
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions109.980.9
Rec Yards1,414.71,017.1
Rec TDs10.15.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.20.0
Rush Yards17.80.3
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points202.4131.7
   
  Antonio Brown
WR - PIT
Antonio Brown
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
2016 Points 
Week 124.64.8
Week 23.911.0
Week 314.014.0
Week 418.415.4
Week 513.810.9
Week 64.51.5
Week 711.910.0
Week 87.9
Week 914.55.6
Week 1020.414.7
Week 117.6
Week 1227.16.0
Week 1311.46.1
Week 147.812.6
Week 155.89.1
Week 1615.62.0
Week 174.7
  Antonio Brown
WR - PIT
Antonio Brown
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
2016 Targets 
Week 1116
Week 2117
Week 3187
Week 457
Week 5117
Week 6810
Week 71110
Week 810
Week 91110
Week 101811
Week 1110
Week 1268
Week 13710
Week 141116
Week 15511
Week 16118
Week 176
  Antonio Brown
WR - PIT
Antonio Brown
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Browns were 24th against fantasy receivers last year and they will have no answer for Brown.The Chargers have very good cornerbacks and the Broncos are shaky at quarterback, which makes Thomas a low-upside WR3.