Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Ben Roethlisberger or Cam Newton

 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Expert
Recommendation
98%
Recommended by
104 of 106 experts
2%
Recommended by
2 of 106 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 10
Best Rank# 5
Worst Rank# 14
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at TB vs. CLE
Matchup Rank182
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp17.718
Pass Yds201.2204.1
Pass TD1.11.9
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.3252.3
Avg Game17.018.0
Week 1611.519.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertQuestionableOUT
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 9
   
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
# 10
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 9
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 6
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 8
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 8
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 9
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 9
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 13
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 12
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 11
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 9
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 10
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 10
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 7
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 9
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 10
   
John Halpin
Fox Sports
# 12
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 11
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 10
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 13
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 9
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 9
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 11
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 10
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 10
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 12
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 11
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 8# 14
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 8# 30
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 11
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 13
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 12
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 10
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 10
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 9
   
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
# 10# 19
   
Walton Spurlin
Pro Football Focus
# 11
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 7
   
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
# 10
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 9
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 10
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 10
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 7
   
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
# 10
   
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
# 11
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 10
   
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
# 12
   
Staff Rankings
Pyromaniac
# 10
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 8
   
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
# 11
   
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
# 12
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 9
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 9
   
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
# 12
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 9
   
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
# 10
   
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
# 10
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 11
   
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
# 10
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 13
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 11
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 10
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 10
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 13
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 8
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 9
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 10
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 8
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 9
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 9
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 9
   
Rich Hribar
The Fake Football
# 12
   
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
# 9
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 10
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 10
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 7# 11
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 12
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 8
   
Matthew Freedman
FantasyLabs
# 10
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 10
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 5# 13
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 9
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 7
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 11
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 8
   
Jack Delaney
Your Fantasy Football Coach
# 9
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 11
   
Adam Inman
FFLockerRoom
# 10
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 9
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 11
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 12
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 11# 20
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 10
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 11
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 8
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 9
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 10
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 10
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 10
   
Robert Waziak Jr.
Pyromaniac
# 14
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 10# 5
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 10# 7
   
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN
18/33, 194 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
11 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
at WAS
27/37, 300 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. SF
24/40, 353 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
6 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
19/37, 259 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
1 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. MIN
21/35, 262 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
7 rush, 26 yds, 1 td
at PHI
24/44, 257 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
1 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at ATL
14/25, 165 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 30 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
22/27, 300 pass yds, 5 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. TB
vs. NYJ
34/47, 380 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
Week 6 at NO
27/47, 322 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 1 td
at MIA
19/34, 189 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. NE
Week 8 vs. ARI
14/27, 212 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
7 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 9 at LA
20/32, 225 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
7 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
at BAL
23/45, 264 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
3 rush, 3 yds, 1 td
Week 10 vs. KC
23/38, 261 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
12 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
vs. DAL
37/46, 408 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. NO
14/33, 192 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
at CLE
23/36, 167 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
Week 12 at OAK
14/29, 246 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 6 yds, 1 td
at IND
14/20, 221 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
Week 13 at SEA
14/32, 182 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
24/36, 289 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
Week 14 vs. SD
10/27, 160 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
8 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
at BUF
17/31, 220 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
3 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at WAS
21/37, 300 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at CIN
21/36, 286 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
4 rush, -5 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. ATL
18/43, 198 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
8 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
24/33, 279 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at TB vs. CLE
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
2016 Points 
Week 121.221.8
Week 229.819.8
Week 313.17.0
Week 415.633.9
Week 529.2
Week 627.09.6
Week 7
Week 812.8
Week 914.618.9
Week 1023.828.4
Week 1112.48.7
Week 1220.420.8
Week 1312.517.6
Week 1411.52.6
Week 1520.014.9
Week 1611.519.1
Week 178.1
 
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Cam has over a 50% completion rate just once since Week 11 and isn't rushing for many yards. Even against Tampa's defense, he is a very risky start.