Who Should I Start? - Week 7

Cam Newton or Josh Freeman

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Josh FreemanJ. Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
, Fri 1am EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 7-
Best Rank# 2-
Worst Rank# 14-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CHI-
Matchup Rank241-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp180
Pass Yds1700
Pass TD1.10
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total113.10.0-
Avg Game18.9-
Avg Projection17.00.0-
Week 620.7-
    
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  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Josh FreemanJ. Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF
14/25, 171 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
6 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
 
Week 2 vs. BUF
20/32, 228 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
5 rush, 27 yds, 0 td
 
Week 3 vs. NO
17/26, 167 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
3 rush, 16 yds, 1 td
 
Week 4 at NE
22/29, 316 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
8 rush, 44 yds, 1 td
 
Week 5 at DET
26/33, 355 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
7 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
 
Week 6 vs. PHI
28/52, 239 pass yds, 1 td, 3 int
11 rush, 71 yds, 1 td
 
Week 7 at CHI 
Week 8 at TB 
Week 9 vs. ATL 
Week 10 vs. MIA 
Week 11BYE WEEK 
Week 12 at NYJ 
Week 13 at NO 
Week 14 vs. MIN 
Week 15 vs. GB 
Week 16 vs. TB 
Week 17 at ATL 
  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Josh FreemanJ. Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
, Fri 1am EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att33.10.0
Pass Cmp19.80.0
Pass Yards231.50.0
Pass TDs1.40.0
Ints0.90.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts5.30.0
Rush Yards25.80.0
Rush TDs0.30.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points17.00.0
   
  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Josh FreemanJ. Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
2017 Points 
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  Cam NewtonC. Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Josh FreemanJ. Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
, Fri 1am EDT
Expert 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Newton reverted to his old form last Thursday against the Eagles, struggling with accuracy (three interceptions) but making things happen with his legs (71 yards rushing and a touchdown). The worrisome part is that Newton appeared to hurt his shoulder diving for the end zone in the second half of the game, and he clearly struggled to throw the ball after that. Even assuming there are no residual effects, it's not a fantastic matchup this week against Chicago, as the Bears have allowed the ninth-fewest fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks. His rushing ability gives him a solid floor, but temper expectations some. 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Bears are 7th against fantasy quarterbacks, but Newton's playing is trending upward and he is a QB1 this week.