Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Cam Newton or Matthew Stafford

 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. GB, Sun 8pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Expert
Recommendation
86%
Recommended by
90 of 105 experts
14%
Recommended by
15 of 105 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 8# 10
Best Rank# 2# 5
Worst Rank# 20# 13
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. GB at TB
Matchup Rank718
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.619.3
Pass Yds238.8223.1
Pass TD1.81.3
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total279.7254.3
Avg Game17.517.0
Week 1612.511.5
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertQuestionableQuestionable
Weather
   
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Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 7# 9
   
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 10
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 8# 9
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 6
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 7# 8
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 6# 9
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 5# 9
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 11# 13
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 10# 12
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 8# 11
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 5# 9
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 8# 10
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 8# 10
   
Kevin Roberts
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# 6# 7
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 7# 10
   
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Fox Sports
# 8# 12
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 10# 11
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 8# 10
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 8# 13
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 7# 9
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 8# 9
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 7# 11
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 8# 10
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 9# 10
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 8# 12
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 7# 11
   
Mike Tagliere
Pro Football Focus
# 6# 11
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 9# 13
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 7# 12
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 9# 10
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 8# 10
   
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
# 9# 10
   
Walton Spurlin
FantasySharks
# 7# 11
   
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
# 8# 10
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 4# 9
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 8# 10
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 8# 10
   
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Fox Sports
# 8# 10
   
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# 8# 11
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 8# 10
   
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Dynasty League Football
# 7# 12
   
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Pyromaniac
# 8# 10
   
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# 5# 11
   
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
# 8# 12
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 8# 9
   
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# 8# 9
   
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# 6# 12
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 7# 9
   
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# 7# 10
   
Marc Caviglia
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# 9# 10
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 8# 11
   
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# 8# 10
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 8# 13
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 4# 11
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 8# 10
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 7# 10
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 2# 13
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 6# 8
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 7# 9
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 8# 10
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 6# 8
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 8# 9
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 8# 9
   
Kelly Smelser
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# 8# 9
   
Rich Hribar
The Fake Football
# 7# 12
   
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Razzball
# 7# 9
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 8# 10
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 8# 10
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 8# 12
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 6# 8
   
Matthew Freedman
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# 8# 10
   
Heath Capps
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# 8# 10
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 8# 11
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 5# 8
   
Jack Delaney
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# 8# 9
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 7# 11
   
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Razzball
# 8# 9
   
Adam Inman
FFLockerRoom
# 8# 10
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 8# 9
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 8# 11
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 9# 12
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 8# 11
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 8# 10
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 8# 11
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 7# 8
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 9# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 9# 10
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 3# 9
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 8# 10
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 8# 10
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 9# 5
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 10# 7
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 7
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 8# 7
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 9# 7
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 9# 8
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 13# 8
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 12# 8
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 10# 8
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 10# 8
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 11# 9
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 11# 9
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 9
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 11# 10
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 20# 10
   
 
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at IND
31/39, 340 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
at DEN
18/33, 194 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
11 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. TEN
22/40, 260 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
2 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
vs. SF
24/40, 353 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
6 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at GB
28/41, 385 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
2 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
21/35, 262 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
7 rush, 26 yds, 1 td
Week 4 at CHI
23/36, 213 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
2 rush, 17 yds, 0 td
at ATL
14/25, 165 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. PHI
19/25, 180 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
6 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
Week 6 vs. LA
23/31, 270 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
5 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
at NO
27/47, 322 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 1 td
Week 7 vs. WAS
18/29, 266 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 32 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 8 at HOU
27/41, 240 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
vs. ARI
14/27, 212 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
7 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at MIN
23/36, 219 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
at LA
20/32, 225 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
7 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 10BYE WEEK vs. KC
23/38, 261 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
12 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
Week 11 vs. JAC
24/33, 278 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
2 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
14/33, 192 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. MIN
23/40, 232 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
4 rush, 30 yds, 0 td
at OAK
14/29, 246 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 6 yds, 1 td
Week 13 at NO
30/42, 341 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
at SEA
14/32, 182 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. CHI
21/35, 223 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
4 rush, 15 yds, 1 td
vs. SD
10/27, 160 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
8 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at NYG
24/39, 273 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
2 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
at WAS
21/37, 300 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 16 at DAL
26/46, 260 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 1 td
vs. ATL
18/43, 198 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
8 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 17 vs. GB at TB
 
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2016 Points 
Week 126.121.2
Week 215.529.8
Week 326.513.1
Week 48.215.6
Week 518.8
Week 628.227.0
Week 717.8
Week 813.612.8
Week 914.814.6
Week 1023.8
Week 1111.112.4
Week 1216.320.4
Week 1323.812.5
Week 1416.411.5
Week 1510.220.0
Week 1612.511.5
Week 1719.98.1
 
Matthew Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
vs. GB, Sun 8pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Stafford is a must-start this week against Green Bay with the season on the line. He should throw the ball a ton and the Packers have a weak secondary.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.