Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Greg Olsen or Kyle Rudolph

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Experts' Pick
 
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
vs. NO, Mon 7pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
6 of 6 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 6 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 7
Best Rank# 2# 6
Worst Rank# 3# 9
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at SF vs. NO
Matchup Rank2016
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec20.20
Rec Yds250.80
Rec TD1.90
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total127.3126.0
Avg Game8.07.9
Avg Projection133.8110.0
2016 Average8.07.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 2# 8
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 2# 8
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 2# 7
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 3# 6
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 3# 9
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 2# 7
   
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF vs. NO
Week 2 vs. BUF at PIT
Week 3 vs. NO vs. TB
Week 4 at NE vs. DET
Week 5 at DET at CHI
Week 6 vs. PHI vs. GB
Week 7 at CHI vs. BAL
Week 8 at TB at CLE
Week 9 vs. ATLBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. MIA at WAS
Week 11BYE WEEK vs. LAR
Week 12 at NYJ at DET
Week 13 at NO at ATL
Week 14 vs. MIN at CAR
Week 15 vs. GB vs. CIN
Week 16 vs. TB at GB
Week 17 at ATL vs. CHI
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
vs. NO, Mon 7pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions77.475.3
Rec Yards1,007.2758.7
Rec TDs5.65.8
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points133.8110.0
   
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
2016 Points 
Week 17.36.5
Week 218.29.1
Week 36.413.0
Week 415.611.5
Week 518.11.5
Week 69.4
Week 75.5
Week 81.13.1
Week 911.26.1
Week 103.912.9
Week 113.31.2
Week 124.56.4
Week 133.04.5
Week 148.712.0
Week 158.59.7
Week 165.95.3
Week 172.217.7
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
2016 Targets 
Week 198
Week 288
Week 31010
Week 4137
Week 5134
Week 67
Week 711
Week 836
Week 973
Week 1088
Week 1173
Week 12510
Week 13712
Week 1478
Week 15910
Week 16129
Week 17415
  Greg Olsen
TE - CAR
Greg Olsen
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
vs. NO, Mon 7pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Olsen had 5 receptions for 122 yards and 1 touchdown against San Fran last year and he should have good success against them this year too.The Saints were 13th against fantasy tight ends, but Rudolph's red zone value makes him a TE1.