Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Demaryius Thomas or Eric Decker

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Experts' Pick
 
  Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Eric Decker
WR - TEN
Eric Decker
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
9 of 9 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 20# 31
Best Rank# 13# 20
Worst Rank# 26# 38
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. LAC vs. OAK
Matchup Rank2415
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec22.820.5
Rec Yds263.6266.7
Rec TD1.31.7
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total136.331.4
Avg Game8.510.5
Avg Projection139.2111.7
2016 Average8.510.5
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 20# 31
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 20# 29
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 23# 32
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 16# 32
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 19# 31
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 26# 38
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 20# 31
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 13# 38
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 18# 20
   
  Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
Eric Decker
WR - TEN
Eric Decker
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. LAC vs. OAK
Week 2 vs. DAL at JAC
Week 3 at BUF vs. SEA
Week 4 vs. OAK at HOU
Week 5BYE WEEK at MIA
Week 6 vs. NYG vs. IND
Week 7 at LAC at CLE
Week 8 at KCBYE WEEK
Week 9 at PHI vs. BAL
Week 10 vs. NE vs. CIN
Week 11 vs. CIN at PIT
Week 12 at OAK at IND
Week 13 at MIA vs. HOU
Week 14 vs. NYJ at ARI
Week 15 at IND at SF
Week 16 at WAS vs. LAR
Week 17 vs. KC vs. JAC
  Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Eric Decker
WR - TEN
Eric Decker
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions84.958.7
Rec Yards1,072.9777.3
Rec TDs6.25.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.30.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points139.2111.7
   
  Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
Eric Decker
WR - TEN
Eric Decker
2016 Points 
Week 14.89.7
Week 211.018.6
Week 314.03.1
Week 415.4
Week 510.9
Week 61.5
Week 710.0
Week 87.9
Week 95.6
Week 1014.7
Week 11
Week 126.0
Week 136.1
Week 1412.6
Week 159.1
Week 162.0
Week 174.7
  Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
Eric Decker
WR - TEN
Eric Decker
2016 Targets 
Week 167
Week 278
Week 376
Week 47
Week 57
Week 610
Week 710
Week 810
Week 910
Week 1011
Week 11
Week 128
Week 1310
Week 1416
Week 1511
Week 168
Week 176
  Demaryius Thomas
WR - DEN
Demaryius Thomas
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Eric Decker
WR - TEN
Eric Decker
vs. OAK, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Chargers have very good cornerbacks and the Broncos are shaky at quarterback, which makes Thomas a low-upside WR3.