Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Cam Newton or Peyton Manning

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Experts' Pick
 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Peyton Manning
QB - FA
Peyton Manning
, Sun 5am EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
7 of 7 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 7 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 6
Best Rank# 3
Worst Rank# 10
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at SF
Matchup Rank121
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.20
Pass Yds240.50
Pass TD1.90
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.3
Avg Game17.0
Avg Projection283.3
2016 Average17.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 3
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 10
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 6
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 6
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 5
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 10
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 6
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Peyton Manning
QB - FA
Peyton Manning
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF 
Week 2 vs. BUF 
Week 3 vs. NO 
Week 4 at NE 
Week 5 at DET 
Week 6 vs. PHI 
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 Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Peyton Manning
QB - FA
Peyton Manning
, Sun 5am EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att528.5
Pass Cmp305.6
Pass Yards3,794.9
24.3
Ints13.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts84.7
Rush Yards408.3
Rush TDs4.8
   
Misc
   
4.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points283.3
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
Peyton Manning
QB - FA
Peyton Manning
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
Week 1023.8
Week 1112.4
Week 1220.4
Week 1312.5
Week 1411.5
Week 1520.0
Week 1611.5
Week 178.1
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Peyton Manning
QB - FA
Peyton Manning
, Sun 5am 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.