Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Emmanuel Sanders or Ben Roethlisberger

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Experts' Pick
 
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Emmanuel Sanders
WR - DEN
Emmanuel Sanders
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
8 of 8 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 8 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 13# 99
Best Rank# 9# 82
Worst Rank# 17# 107
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at CLE vs. LAC
Matchup Rank124
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total252.3133.6
Avg Game18.08.9
Avg Projection263.5125.3
2016 Average18.08.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 9# 103
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 17# 105
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 13# 100
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 12# 107
   
Adam Pfeifer
RotoCurve
# 13# 102
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 14# 82
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 12# 100
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 10# 103
   
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Emmanuel Sanders
WR - DEN
Emmanuel Sanders
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE vs. LAC
Week 2 vs. MIN vs. DAL
Week 3 at CHI at BUF
Week 4 at BAL vs. OAK
Week 5 vs. JACBYE WEEK
Week 6 at KC vs. NYG
Week 7 vs. CIN at LAC
Week 8 at DET at KC
Week 9BYE WEEK at PHI
Week 10 at IND vs. NE
Week 11 vs. TEN vs. CIN
Week 12 vs. GB at OAK
Week 13 at CIN at MIA
Week 14 vs. BAL vs. NYJ
Week 15 vs. NE at IND
Week 16 at HOU at WAS
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. KC
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Emmanuel Sanders
WR - DEN
Emmanuel Sanders
2016 Points 
Week 121.84.9
Week 219.83.9
Week 37.023.7
Week 433.914.8
Week 529.28.0
Week 69.64.0
Week 78.6
Week 86.8
Week 918.94.7
Week 1028.45.4
Week 118.7
Week 1220.822.2
Week 1317.63.2
Week 142.616.0
Week 1514.94.8
Week 1619.12.6
Week 17
  Ben Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CLE, Sun 1pm EDT
Emmanuel Sanders
WR - DEN
Emmanuel Sanders
vs. LAC, Mon 10pm 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.