Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Colin Kaepernick or Drew Brees

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Experts' Pick
 
  Drew Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
at MIN, Mon 7pm EDT
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
, Thu 5pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
7 of 7 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 7 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 5
Best Rank# 3
Worst Rank# 9
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at MIN
Matchup Rank261
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp00
Pass Yds00
Pass TD00
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total332.3200.3
Avg Game20.818.2
Avg Projection307.346.3
2016 Average20.818.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 8
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 9
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 5
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 3
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 3
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 6# 35
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 5
   
  Drew Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at MIN 
Week 2 vs. NE 
Week 3 at CAR 
Week 4 at MIA 
Week 5BYE WEEK 
Week 6 vs. DET 
Week 7 at GB 
Week 8 vs. CHI 
Week 9 vs. TB 
Week 10 at BUF 
Week 11 vs. WAS 
Week 12 at LAR 
Week 13 vs. CAR 
Week 14 at ATL 
Week 15 vs. NYJ 
Week 16 vs. ATL 
Week 17 at TB 
  Drew Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
at MIN, Mon 7pm EDT
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
, Thu 5pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att646.9100.0
Pass Cmp438.455.0
Pass Yards4,935.6650.0
33.53.0
Ints14.42.0
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts22.814.0
Rush Yards41.863.0
Rush TDs1.21.0
   
Misc
   
3.40.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points307.346.3
   
  Drew Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
2016 Points 
Week 131.4
Week 214.5
Week 325.9
Week 411.9
Week 5
Week 632.618.1
Week 724.714.1
Week 820.7
Week 924.722.2
Week 1021.023.9
Week 1115.419.4
Week 1232.533.1
Week 137.02.2
Week 144.511.6
Week 1529.417.4
Week 1616.126.1
Week 1720.012.2
  Drew Brees
QB - NO
Drew Brees
at MIN, Mon 7pm EDT
Colin Kaepernick
QB - FA
Colin Kaepernick
, Thu 5pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Vikings allowed a 76.1 QB rating at home, which was eighth best in the NFL last year. Brees is always a QB1, but he is a low-end QB1 with little upside in Minnesota.