Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Cam Newton or Colin Kaepernick

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Experts' Pick
 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
, Fri 2am EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
105 of 105 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 105 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 10# 17
Best Rank# 5# 12
Worst Rank# 14# 27
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at TB
Matchup Rank171
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp19.30
Pass Yds223.10
Pass TD1.30
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.3200.3
Avg Game17.018.2
Avg Projection327.335.3
Week 1611.526.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertQuestionable
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 9# 15
   
Staff Composite
ESPN
# 11# 15
   
Brandon Funston
Fantasy Analyst
# 10# 20
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 21
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 6# 27
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 15
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 8# 20
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 9# 15
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 9# 23
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 13# 18
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 12# 21
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 11# 18
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 9# 12
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 10# 18
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 10# 19
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 7# 17
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 9# 19
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 10# 17
   
John Halpin
Fox Sports
# 12# 13
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 11# 19
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 10# 15
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 13# 20
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 9# 19
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 9# 15
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 11# 15
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 10# 21
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 10# 20
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 12# 17
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 11# 12
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 8# 17
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 8# 18
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 11# 16
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 13# 20
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 12# 16
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 10# 20
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 10# 13
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 9# 21
   
Walton Spurlin
Pro Football Focus
# 11# 16
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 7# 16
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 9# 22
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 10# 16
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 10# 16
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 12
   
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
# 10# 15
   
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
# 11# 17
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 10# 19
   
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Dynasty League Football
# 12# 17
   
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Pyromaniac
# 10# 16
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 8# 18
   
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
# 11# 21
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 9# 17
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 9# 17
   
Dan Clasgens
Pro Football Focus
# 12# 16
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 9# 17
   
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
# 10# 21
   
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
# 10# 21
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 11# 27
   
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
# 10# 17
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 13# 16
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 11# 21
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 10# 19
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 10# 19
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 10# 27
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 13# 17
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 8# 19
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 9# 21
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 10# 21
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 8# 15
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 8# 21
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 9# 12
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 9# 17
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 9# 17
   
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
# 9# 19
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 10# 17
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 10# 19
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 7# 19
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 12# 17
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 8# 15
   
Matthew Freedman
FantasyLabs
# 10# 17
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 10# 15
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 5# 20
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 9# 17
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 7# 23
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 11# 23
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 8# 22
   
Jack Delaney
Your Fantasy Football Coach
# 9# 16
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 11# 20
   
Adam Inman
Fantasy Hot Read
# 10# 17
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 9# 19
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 11# 20
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 12# 19
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 11# 16
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 10# 17
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 11# 25
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 10# 14
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 8# 17
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 13# 19
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10# 19
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 9# 16
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 10# 17
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 10# 18
   
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
# 11# 19
   
Christian Brito
Eat.Sleep.Fantasy
# 9# 18
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 10# 18
   
Robert Waziak
Pyromaniac
# 14# 17
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at DEN
18/33, 194 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
11 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
 
Week 2 vs. SF
24/40, 353 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
6 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
 
Week 3 vs. MIN
21/35, 262 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
7 rush, 26 yds, 1 td
 
Week 4 at ATL
14/25, 165 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 30 yds, 0 td
 
Week 5 vs. TB
 
Week 6 at NO
27/47, 322 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 1 td
 
Week 7BYE WEEK 
Week 8 vs. ARI
14/27, 212 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
7 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
 
Week 9 at LAR
20/32, 225 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
7 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
 
Week 10 vs. KC
23/38, 261 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
12 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
 
Week 11 vs. NO
14/33, 192 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
 
Week 12 at OAK
14/29, 246 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 6 yds, 1 td
 
Week 13 at SEA
14/32, 182 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
 
Week 14 vs. LAC
10/27, 160 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
8 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
 
Week 15 at WAS
21/37, 300 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
 
Week 16 vs. ATL
18/43, 198 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
8 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
 
Week 17 at TB 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
, Fri 2am EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att501.685.0
Pass Cmp299.950.2
Pass Yards3,747.5513.3
27.12.6
Ints12.32.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts125.918.3
Rush Yards629.982.4
Rush TDs6.70.4
   
Misc
   
4.90.6
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points327.335.3
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
2016 Points 
Week 121.2
Week 229.8
Week 313.1
Week 415.6
Week 5
Week 627.018.1
Week 714.1
Week 812.8
Week 914.622.2
Week 1023.823.9
Week 1112.419.4
Week 1220.433.1
Week 1312.52.2
Week 1411.511.6
Week 1520.017.4
Week 1611.526.1
Week 178.112.2
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
, Fri 2am EDT
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.