Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Cam Newton or Matthew Stafford

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Experts' Pick
 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
9 of 9 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 6# 16
Best Rank# 3# 14
Worst Rank# 10# 18
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at SF vs. ARI
Matchup Rank1217
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.221.5
Pass Yds240.5210.3
Pass TD1.91.3
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.3279.7
Avg Game17.017.5
Avg Projection283.4265.0
2016 Average17.017.5
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 6# 16
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 3# 18
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 10# 16
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 5# 17
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 6# 18
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 6# 17
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 5# 14
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10# 15
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 6# 17
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF vs. ARI
Week 2 vs. BUF at NYG
Week 3 vs. NO vs. ATL
Week 4 at NE at MIN
Week 5 at DET vs. CAR
Week 6 vs. PHI at NO
Week 7 at CHIBYE WEEK
Week 8 at TB vs. PIT
Week 9 vs. ATL at GB
Week 10 vs. MIA vs. CLE
Week 11BYE WEEK at CHI
Week 12 at NYJ vs. MIN
Week 13 at NO at BAL
Week 14 vs. MIN at TB
Week 15 vs. GB vs. CHI
Week 16 vs. TB at CIN
Week 17 at ATL vs. GB
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. ARI, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att528.5588.5
Pass Cmp305.6380.5
Pass Yards3,795.14,180.2
24.325.4
Ints13.512.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts84.737.1
Rush Yards408.3158.5
Rush TDs4.81.8
   
Misc
   
4.22.8
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points283.4265.0
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
2016 Points 
Week 121.226.1
Week 229.815.5
Week 313.126.5
Week 415.68.2
Week 518.8
Week 627.028.2
Week 717.8
Week 812.813.6
Week 914.614.8
Week 1023.8
Week 1112.411.1
Week 1220.416.3
Week 1312.523.8
Week 1411.516.4
Week 1520.010.2
Week 1611.512.5
Week 178.119.9
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. ARI, 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.