Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Ben Roethlisberger or Nick Foles

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Experts' Pick
 
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Nick Foles
QB - PHI
Nick Foles
at WAS, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
9 of 9 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 10
Best Rank# 7
Worst Rank# 14
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at CLE at WAS
Matchup Rank113
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.724.2
Pass Yds249.8258
Pass TD2.31.4
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total252.328.0
Avg Game18.014.0
Avg Projection263.57.9
2016 Average18.014.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 10
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 7
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 14
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 9
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 10
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 9
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 11
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 9
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 8
   
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Nick Foles
QB - PHI
Nick Foles
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE at WAS
Week 2 vs. MIN at KC
Week 3 at CHI vs. NYG
Week 4 at BAL at LAC
Week 5 vs. JAC vs. ARI
Week 6 at KC at CAR
Week 7 vs. CIN vs. WAS
Week 8 at DET vs. SF
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. DEN
Week 10 at INDBYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. TEN at DAL
Week 12 vs. GB vs. CHI
Week 13 at CIN at SEA
Week 14 vs. BAL at LAR
Week 15 vs. NE at NYG
Week 16 at HOU vs. OAK
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. DAL
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Nick Foles
QB - PHI
Nick Foles
at WAS, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att552.021.5
Pass Cmp360.112.0
Pass Yards4,232.7139.5
29.50.6
Ints14.00.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts22.61.0
Rush Yards42.53.3
Rush TDs0.80.0
   
Misc
   
2.20.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points263.57.9
   
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Nick Foles
QB - PHI
Nick Foles
2016 Points 
Week 121.8
Week 219.8
Week 37.0
Week 433.9
Week 529.2
Week 69.6
Week 7
Week 816.8
Week 918.911.2
Week 1028.4
Week 118.7
Week 1220.8
Week 1317.6
Week 142.6
Week 1514.9
Week 1619.1
Week 17
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Nick Foles
QB - PHI
Nick Foles
at WAS, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Big Ben only had a 167 yards and no touchdown passes at Cleveland last year, which was on par with his 78.4 road QB rating. I would only rate him as a mid-tier QB2.