Who Should I Start? - Week 3

Jameis Winston or Ben Roethlisberger

 
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  Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
at MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
 
 
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ECR# 9# 12-
Best Rank# 3# 7-
Worst Rank# 15# 22-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CHI at MIN-
Matchup Rank1510-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp1316.7
Pass Yds167.3172.3
Pass TD0.71
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total33.212.5-
Avg Game16.612.5-
Avg Projection16.315.3-
Week 217.512.5-
    
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Weather81 F, ClearIndoor-
    
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  Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CLE
24/36, 263 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
3 rush, -8 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 2 vs. MIN
23/35, 243 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
vs. CHI
18/30, 204 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at CHI at MIN
Week 4 at BAL vs. NYG
Week 5 vs. JAC vs. NE
Week 6 at KC at ARI
Week 7 vs. CIN at BUF
Week 8 at DET vs. CAR
Week 9BYE WEEK at NO
Week 10 at IND vs. NYJ
Week 11 vs. TEN at MIA
Week 12 vs. GB at ATL
Week 13 at CIN at GB
Week 14 vs. BAL vs. DET
Week 15 vs. NE vs. ATL
Week 16 at HOU at CAR
Week 17 vs. CLE vs. NO
  Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
at MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att34.637.2
Pass Cmp22.322.6
Pass Yards266.6261.0
Pass TDs1.81.5
Ints0.81.1
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.82.9
Rush Yards4.210.2
Rush TDs0.00.1
   
Misc
   
0.20.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points16.315.3
   
  Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
2017 Points 
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Week 217.512.5
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  Ben RoethlisbergerB. Roethlisberger
QB - PIT
Ben Roethlisberger
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Jameis WinstonJ. Winston
QB - TB
Jameis Winston
at MIN, Sun 1pm EDT
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Don't buy into the narrative that Big Ben is terrible on the road. It has been a small sample size which should come to an end this weekend against a banged up Bears defense that was already crummy to begin with. He is a must-star in all league formats. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
 Winston was efficient in the Buccaneers' Week 2 win over the Bears, but he was far from spectacular, completing 18 of 30 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown. His performance is unlikely to get much better this week in Minnesota against a tough Vikings defense that held Drew Brees and Ben Roethlisberger to a combined 33 fantasy points. The Vikings are incredibly stingy against opposing QBs, rarely allowing a 300-yard passer, and it's unlikely that Winston will break that trend. In a tough road matchup, he's likely not a start for you outside of two-quarterback leagues.
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
We know Big Ben can be a dud on the road, but I believe this Pittsburgh offense should get things going soon, as Le'Veon Bell is likely ready to roll in this one, opening up the offense for Roethlisberger. 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Big Ben is usually not as good on the road as he is at home, but he still has upside against a bad Bears secondary. Minnesota is only 17th against fantasy quarterbacks and they have another tough matchup this week, which makes Winston a viable QB1 this week.