Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Cam Newton or Matt Schaub

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Experts' Pick
 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Matt Schaub
QB - ATL
Matt Schaub
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
5 of 5 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 5 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 6
Best Rank# 3
Worst Rank# 10
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at SF at CHI
Matchup Rank1216
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.221.4
Pass Yds240.5224.9
Pass TD1.91.4
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.30.4
Avg Game17.00.1
Avg Projection281.74.9
2016 Average17.00.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 3
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 10
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 6
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 6
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Matt Schaub
QB - ATL
Matt Schaub
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF at CHI
Week 2 vs. BUF vs. GB
Week 3 vs. NO at DET
Week 4 at NE vs. BUF
Week 5 at DETBYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. PHI vs. MIA
Week 7 at CHI at NE
Week 8 at TB at NYJ
Week 9 vs. ATL at CAR
Week 10 vs. MIA vs. DAL
Week 11BYE WEEK at SEA
Week 12 at NYJ vs. TB
Week 13 at NO vs. MIN
Week 14 vs. MIN vs. NO
Week 15 vs. GB at TB
Week 16 vs. TB at NO
Week 17 at ATL vs. CAR
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Matt Schaub
QB - ATL
Matt Schaub
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att524.413.3
Pass Cmp303.88.3
Pass Yards3,754.289.9
24.00.5
Ints13.40.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts85.50.9
Rush Yards411.42.2
Rush TDs4.80.0
   
Misc
   
3.90.1
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points281.74.9
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Matt Schaub
QB - ATL
Matt Schaub
2016 Points 
Week 121.2
Week 229.8
Week 313.1
Week 415.6
Week 5
Week 627.0
Week 7
Week 812.8
Week 914.6-0.2
Week 1023.8
Week 1112.4
Week 1220.4
Week 1312.5
Week 1411.50.0
Week 1520.00.6
Week 1611.5
Week 178.1
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Matt Schaub
QB - ATL
Matt Schaub
at CHI, 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.