Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Ben Roethlisberger or Carson Palmer

 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
at LA, Sun 4pm EST
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Expert
Recommendation
97%
Recommended by
103 of 106 experts
3%
Recommended by
3 of 106 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13
Best Rank# 6
Worst Rank# 27
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at LA vs. CLE
Matchup Rank82
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp2118
Pass Yds207.3204.1
Pass TD1.81.9
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total243.2252.3
Avg Game16.218.0
Week 1615.319.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertQuestionableOUT
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 14
   
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
# 14
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 13
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 13
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 12
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 16
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 13
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 13
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 8
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 9
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 12
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 13
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 13
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 16
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 10
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 6
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 12
   
John Halpin
Fox Sports
# 17
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 12
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 12
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 12
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 12
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 13
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 8
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 15
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 16
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 16
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 10
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 11# 14
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 15# 30
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 13
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 15
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 10
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 23
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 13
   
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
# 8# 19
   
Walton Spurlin
Pro Football Focus
# 14
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 13
   
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
# 13
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 13
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 13
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 13
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 14
   
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
# 13
   
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
# 13
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 12
   
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
# 11
   
Staff Rankings
Pyromaniac
# 15
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 11
   
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
# 14
   
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
# 17
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 13
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 13
   
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
# 11
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 13
   
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
# 11
   
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
# 11
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 15
   
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
# 13
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 12
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 27
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 13
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 12
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 8
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 13
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 12
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 15
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 12
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 15
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 15
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 13
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 13
   
Rich Hribar
The Fake Football
# 9
   
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
# 12
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 12
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 13
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 14
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 12
   
Matthew Freedman
FantasyLabs
# 13
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 13
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 11# 13
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 13
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 13
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 14
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 13
   
Jack Delaney
Your Fantasy Football Coach
# 12
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 16
   
Adam Inman
FFLockerRoom
# 13
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 14
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 16
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 8
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 12# 20
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 13
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 10
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 13
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 11
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 14
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 11
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 13
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 12
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 14
   
Robert Waziak Jr.
Pyromaniac
# 10
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 7# 5
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 17# 7
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 17# 11
   
 
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NE
24/37, 271 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
at WAS
27/37, 300 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. TB
18/31, 308 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
vs. CIN
19/37, 259 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
1 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at BUF
26/50, 287 pass yds, 0 td, 4 int
at PHI
24/44, 257 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
1 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. LA
23/36, 288 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
vs. KC
22/27, 300 pass yds, 5 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at SF
vs. NYJ
34/47, 380 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
Week 6 vs. NYJ
23/34, 213 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
at MIA
19/34, 189 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
Week 7 vs. SEA
29/49, 342 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. NE
Week 8 at CAR
35/46, 363 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
BYE WEEK
Week 9BYE WEEK at BAL
23/45, 264 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
3 rush, 3 yds, 1 td
Week 10 vs. SF
30/49, 376 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
1 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
37/46, 408 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at MIN
20/38, 198 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
at CLE
23/36, 167 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
Week 12 at ATL
25/45, 289 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at IND
14/20, 221 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
Week 13 vs. WAS
30/46, 300 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. NYG
24/36, 289 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
Week 14 at MIA
18/33, 145 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
3 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
at BUF
17/31, 220 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
3 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. NO
28/40, 318 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
at CIN
21/36, 286 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
4 rush, -5 yds, 0 td
Week 16 at SEA
16/26, 284 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
24/33, 279 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at LA vs. CLE
 
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
2016 Points 
Week 118.921.8
Week 224.319.8
Week 33.57.0
Week 411.533.9
Week 529.2
Week 612.49.6
Week 714.5
Week 822.5
Week 918.9
Week 1014.628.4
Week 1113.08.7
Week 1217.620.8
Week 1323.917.6
Week 1410.32.6
Week 1520.714.9
Week 1615.319.1
Week 1720.2
 
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
at LA, Sun 4pm EST
Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
vs. CLE, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
The Rams get after the quarterback and Palmer as taken as many sacks as almost every QB in the league and is a turnover machine so it's best to avoid him in this matchup.