Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Cam Newton or Tom Brady

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Experts' Pick
 
  Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
at MIA, Sun 1pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Expert
Recommendation
92%
Recommended by
95 of 103 experts
8%
Recommended by
8 of 103 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 5# 10
Best Rank# 1# 5
Worst Rank# 12# 14
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at MIA at TB
Matchup Rank417
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp20.519.3
Pass Yds215.4223.1
Pass TD1.71.3
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total258.4254.3
Avg Game21.517.0
Avg Projection231.5327.3
Week 1620.611.5
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertQuestionableQuestionable
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 3# 9
   
Staff Composite
ESPN
# 3# 11
   
Brandon Funston
Fantasy Analyst
# 4# 10
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 3# 9
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 8
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 5# 8
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 8# 9
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 7# 9
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 3# 13
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 3# 12
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 3# 11
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 1# 9
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 6# 10
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 6# 10
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 4# 7
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 4# 9
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 3# 10
   
John Halpin
Fox Sports
# 5# 12
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 5# 11
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 4# 10
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 4# 13
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 8# 9
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 7# 9
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 4# 11
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 6# 10
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 6# 10
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 4# 12
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 2# 11
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 3# 8
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 5# 8
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 4# 11
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 7# 13
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 4# 12
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 6# 10
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 4# 10
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 4# 9
   
Walton Spurlin
Pro Football Focus
# 6# 11
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 6# 7
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 4# 10
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 5# 10
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 4# 7
   
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
# 4# 10
   
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
# 3# 11
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 5# 10
   
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
# 5# 12
   
Staff Rankings
Pyromaniac
# 6# 10
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 6# 8
   
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
# 3# 11
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 4# 9
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 5# 9
   
Dan Clasgens
Pro Football Focus
# 4# 12
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 8# 9
   
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
# 5# 10
   
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
# 7# 10
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 6# 11
   
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
# 5# 10
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 7# 13
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 5# 11
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 6# 10
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 5# 10
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 2# 10
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 7# 13
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 4# 8
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 4# 9
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 6# 10
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 7# 8
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 4# 9
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 4# 9
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 4# 9
   
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
# 8# 9
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 5# 10
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 6# 10
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 6# 7
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 6# 12
   
Matthew Freedman
FantasyLabs
# 4# 10
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 3# 10
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 4# 9
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 6# 11
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 7# 8
   
Jack Delaney
Your Fantasy Football Coach
# 6# 9
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 6# 11
   
Adam Inman
Fantasy Hot Read
# 4# 10
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 7# 9
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 4# 11
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 3# 12
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 4# 11
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 5# 10
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 3# 11
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 4# 10
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 4# 13
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 5# 10
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 5# 10
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 7# 10
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 9# 10
   
Robert Waziak
Pyromaniac
# 5# 14
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 7# 5
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 7# 6
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 9# 7
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 10# 8
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 11# 8
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 11# 8
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 10# 9
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 12# 9
   
  Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 at ARI
at DEN
18/33, 194 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
11 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. MIA
vs. SF
24/40, 353 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
6 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
vs. MIN
21/35, 262 pass yds, 0 td, 3 int
7 rush, 26 yds, 1 td
Week 4 vs. BUF
at ATL
14/25, 165 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at CLE
28/40, 406 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
Week 6 vs. CIN
29/35, 376 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
at NO
27/47, 322 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 1 td
Week 7 at PIT
19/26, 222 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
5 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 8 at BUF
22/33, 315 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
1 rush, 15 yds, 0 td
vs. ARI
14/27, 212 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
7 rush, 43 yds, 0 td
Week 9BYE WEEK at LAR
20/32, 225 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
7 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 10 vs. SEA
23/32, 316 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
5 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
23/38, 261 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
12 rush, 54 yds, 1 td
Week 11 at SF
24/40, 280 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
4 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
14/33, 192 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at NYJ
30/50, 286 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, -4 yds, 0 td
at OAK
14/29, 246 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, 6 yds, 1 td
Week 13 vs. LAR
33/46, 269 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
at SEA
14/32, 182 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. BAL
25/38, 406 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
10/27, 160 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
8 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at DEN
16/32, 188 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
at WAS
21/37, 300 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. NYJ
17/27, 214 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
vs. ATL
18/43, 198 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
8 rush, 36 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at MIA at TB
  Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
at MIA, Sun 1pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att472.7501.6
Pass Cmp301.6299.9
Pass Yards3,451.63,747.5
25.427.1
Ints7.812.3
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts24.9125.9
Rush Yards56.8629.9
Rush TDs1.26.7
   
Misc
   
2.84.9
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points231.5327.3
   
  Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
2016 Points 
Week 121.2
Week 229.8
Week 313.1
Week 415.6
Week 529.6
Week 627.227.0
Week 718.2
Week 830.112.8
Week 914.6
Week 1011.323.8
Week 1128.412.4
Week 1219.020.4
Week 1314.912.5
Week 1426.111.5
Week 157.420.0
Week 1620.611.5
Week 1725.68.1
  Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
at MIA, Sun 1pm EST
Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 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.