Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Delanie Walker or Ben Roethlisberger

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Experts' Pick
 
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Delanie Walker
TE - TEN
Delanie Walker
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
8 of 8 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 8 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 110
Best Rank# 9# 97
Worst Rank# 17# 118
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at CLE vs. OAK
Matchup Rank19
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total252.3123.1
Avg Game18.08.2
Avg Projection263.5104.5
2016 Average18.08.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 9# 117
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 17# 97
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 13# 111
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 12# 108
   
Adam Pfeifer
RotoCurve
# 13# 105
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 14# 118
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 12# 103
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 10# 117
   
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Delanie Walker
TE - TEN
Delanie Walker
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE vs. OAK
Week 2 vs. MIN at JAC
Week 3 at CHI vs. SEA
Week 4 at BAL at HOU
Week 5 vs. JAC at MIA
Week 6 at KC vs. IND
Week 7 vs. CIN at CLE
Week 8 at DETBYE WEEK
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. BAL
Week 10 at IND vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. TEN at PIT
Week 12 vs. GB at IND
Week 13 at CIN vs. HOU
Week 14 vs. BAL at ARI
Week 15 vs. NE at SF
Week 16 at HOU vs. LAR
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. JAC
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Delanie Walker
TE - TEN
Delanie Walker
2016 Points 
Week 121.84.2
Week 219.814.3
Week 37.0
Week 433.93.4
Week 529.212.6
Week 69.62.1
Week 714.4
Week 87.8
Week 918.910.2
Week 1028.418.4
Week 118.73.6
Week 1220.811.0
Week 1317.6
Week 142.63.8
Week 1514.95.5
Week 1619.18.3
Week 173.5
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Delanie Walker
TE - TEN
Delanie Walker
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Big Ben only had a 167 yards and no touchdown passes at Cleveland last year, which was on par with his 78.4 road QB rating. I would only rate him as a mid-tier QB2. Oakland was just 25th against fantasy tight ends last year, Walker should open up the season with a big game.