Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Cam Newton or Jordan Reed

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Experts' Pick
 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Jordan Reed
TE - WAS
Jordan Reed
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
8 of 8 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 8 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 123
Best Rank# 3# 84
Worst Rank# 13# 158
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at SF vs. PHI
Matchup Rank1231
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.3102.6
Avg Game17.08.6
Avg Projection283.3120.7
2016 Average17.08.6
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 3# 121
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 13# 131
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 6# 128
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 6# 84
   
Adam Pfeifer
RotoCurve
# 6# 121
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 5# 102
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 13# 158
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 6# 132
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Jordan Reed
TE - WAS
Jordan Reed
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF vs. PHI
Week 2 vs. BUF at LAR
Week 3 vs. NO vs. OAK
Week 4 at NE at KC
Week 5 at DETBYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. PHI vs. SF
Week 7 at CHI at PHI
Week 8 at TB vs. DAL
Week 9 vs. ATL at SEA
Week 10 vs. MIA vs. MIN
Week 11BYE WEEK at NO
Week 12 at NYJ vs. NYG
Week 13 at NO at DAL
Week 14 vs. MIN at LAC
Week 15 vs. GB vs. ARI
Week 16 vs. TB vs. DEN
Week 17 at ATL at NYG
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Jordan Reed
TE - WAS
Jordan Reed
2016 Points 
Week 121.26.4
Week 229.87.0
Week 313.15.6
Week 415.619.3
Week 55.3
Week 627.0
Week 7
Week 812.815.9
Week 914.6
Week 1023.84.1
Week 1112.47.9
Week 1220.421.5
Week 1312.5
Week 1411.51.0
Week 1520.00.6
Week 1611.5
Week 178.18.0
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Jordan Reed
TE - WAS
Jordan Reed
vs. PHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
San Francisco was 20th against fantasy quarterbacks last year, but Newton is coming off a shoulder surgery and the 49ers have added some pieces on D. Newton is a low-end QB1 in Week 1. The Eagles were 2nd against fantasy tight ends last year, which hurts Reed's upside in the opener.