Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Carson Palmer or Philip Rivers

 
Experts' Pick
 
 
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
, Tue 4pm EDT
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
at LA, Sun 4pm EST
Expert
Recommendation
60%
Recommended by
64 of 106 experts
40%
Recommended by
42 of 106 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 12# 13
Best Rank# 7# 6
Worst Rank# 20# 27
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at LA
Matchup Rank18
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp021
Pass Yds0207.3
Pass TD01.8
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total259243.2
Avg Game16.216.2
Week 1618.915.3
   
Misc 
   
Injury AlertQuestionable
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 11# 14
   
Brandon Funston
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 14
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 11# 13
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 9# 13
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 11# 12
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 11# 16
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 12# 13
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 10# 13
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 12# 13
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 13# 16
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 11# 12
   
John Halpin
Fox Sports
# 11# 17
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 10# 12
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 11# 13
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 13# 16
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 11# 16
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 12# 15
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 12# 13
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 14# 15
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 16# 18
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 11# 23
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 7# 13
   
Walton Spurlin
Pro Football Focus
# 12# 14
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 12# 13
   
Raju Byfield
Win My Fantasy League
# 12# 13
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 11# 13
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 12# 13
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 11# 13
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 10# 14
   
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
# 11# 13
   
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
# 12# 13
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 11# 12
   
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
# 8# 11
   
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
# 11# 17
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 12# 13
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 12# 13
   
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
# 10# 11
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 12# 13
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 14# 15
   
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
# 12# 13
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 11# 12
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 13# 27
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 13
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 11# 13
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 10# 12
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 10# 15
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 14# 15
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 12# 13
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 12# 13
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 12# 13
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 15# 17
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 10# 14
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 10# 12
   
Matthew Freedman
FantasyLabs
# 12# 13
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 12# 13
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 12# 13
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 13# 16
   
Adam Inman
FFLockerRoom
# 12# 13
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 15# 16
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 12# 13
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 15# 17
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 12# 13
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 12# 13
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 12# 14
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 12# 6
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 14# 7
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 10# 8
   
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
# 12# 8
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 10# 8
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 17# 8
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 12# 8
   
Rich Hribar
The Fake Football
# 13# 9
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 13# 9
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 13# 10
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 13# 10
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 13# 10
   
Robert Waziak Jr.
Pyromaniac
# 15# 10
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 14# 10
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 14# 11
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 13# 11
   
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
# 12# 11
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 13# 11
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 14# 11
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 13# 11
   
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
# 16# 11
   
Jack Delaney
Your Fantasy Football Coach
# 14# 12
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 13# 12
   
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
# 14# 12
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 14# 12
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 13# 12
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 14# 12
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 13# 12
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 14# 12
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 13# 12
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 13# 12
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 15# 12
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 15# 13
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 14# 13
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 16# 13
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 16# 14
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 15# 14
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 16# 14
   
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
# 18# 14
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 20# 15
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 20# 15
   
Staff Rankings
Pyromaniac
# 17# 15
   
 
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
2016 Schedule 
Week 1
25/36, 243 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
vs. NE
24/37, 271 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 2
17/24, 220 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
1 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
18/31, 308 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
Week 3
26/39, 330 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
at BUF
26/50, 287 pass yds, 0 td, 4 int
Week 4
28/43, 321 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. LA
23/36, 288 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
Week 5
21/30, 359 pass yds, 4 td, 2 int
at SF
Week 6
18/29, 178 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
vs. NYJ
23/34, 213 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 7
27/44, 371 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
vs. SEA
29/49, 342 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 8
20/47, 267 pass yds, 2 td, 3 int
at CAR
35/46, 363 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
Week 9
24/33, 275 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 10
23/44, 326 pass yds, 3 td, 4 int
vs. SF
30/49, 376 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
1 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 11BYE WEEK at MIN
20/38, 198 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 12
22/30, 242 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
at ATL
25/45, 289 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 13
15/26, 225 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
3 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
30/46, 300 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 14
21/39, 236 pass yds, 2 td, 3 int
at MIA
18/33, 145 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
3 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 15
17/30, 206 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
vs. NO
28/40, 318 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
Week 16
23/46, 322 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at SEA
16/26, 284 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 17 at LA
 
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
2016 Points 
Week 114.618.9
Week 223.824.3
Week 311.43.5
Week 418.811.5
Week 526.4
Week 611.112.4
Week 714.614.5
Week 812.722.5
Week 918.7
Week 1017.014.6
Week 1113.0
Week 1219.717.6
Week 1314.823.9
Week 147.410.3
Week 1514.220.7
Week 1618.915.3
Week 1714.920.2
 
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
, Tue 4pm EDT
Carson Palmer
QB - ARI
Carson Palmer
at LA, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Kansas City does have a great fantasy defense, but mostly because they force loads of turnovers. The Chiefs give up plenty of yards and TDs so don't be scared off by this matchup.The Rams get after the quarterback and Palmer as taken as many sacks as almost every QB in the league and is a turnover machine so it's best to avoid him in this matchup.