Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Jordy Nelson or Brandin Cooks

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Experts' Pick
 
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Jordy Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
vs. SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
4 of 6 experts
33%
Recommended by
2 of 6 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 9# 11
Best Rank# 7# 7
Worst Rank# 12# 13
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. KC vs. SEA
Matchup Rank1213
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.920.7
Rec Yds257.5242.8
Rec TD1.41
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total168.3207.7
Avg Game11.213.0
Avg Projection142.6184.5
2016 Average11.213.0
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 9# 13
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 7# 13
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 8# 10
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 10# 12
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 10# 7
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 12# 10
   
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
Jordy Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. KC vs. SEA
Week 2 at NO at ATL
Week 3 vs. HOU vs. CIN
Week 4 vs. CAR vs. CHI
Week 5 at TB at DAL
Week 6 at NYJ at MIN
Week 7 vs. ATL vs. NO
Week 8 vs. LACBYE WEEK
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 10 at DEN at CHI
Week 11 at OAK vs. BAL
Week 12 vs. MIA at PIT
Week 13 at BUF vs. TB
Week 14 at MIA at CLE
Week 15 at PIT at CAR
Week 16 vs. BUF vs. MIN
Week 17 vs. NYJ at DET
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Jordy Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
vs. SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions72.991.8
Rec Yards1,008.81,232.8
Rec TDs6.610.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.70.0
Rush Yards21.10.0
Rush TDs0.10.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points142.6184.5
   
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
Jordy Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
2016 Points 
Week 127.49.2
Week 26.813.3
Week 31.922.1
Week 43.1
Week 59.8
Week 623.54.8
Week 711.80.9
Week 810.415.4
Week 96.615.4
Week 1015.818.6
Week 114.98.8
Week 129.1
Week 137.717.8
Week 146.116.1
Week 1530.612.4
Week 169.827.4
Week 171.96.6
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
Jordy Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
2016 Targets 
Week 199
Week 2911
Week 387
Week 46
Week 513
Week 697
Week 794
Week 869
Week 9613
Week 10518
Week 1185
Week 1212
Week 13910
Week 14107
Week 15810
Week 16911
Week 1766
  Brandin Cooks
WR - NE
Brandin Cooks
vs. KC, Thu 8pm EDT
Jordy Nelson
WR - GB
Jordy Nelson
vs. SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Chiefs secondary was 18th against fantasy receivers last year and they are going to struggle to keep up with the speed of Cooks, making him an upside WR1.Nelson has a tough matchup against the Legion of Boom, but with QB Aaron Rodgers throwing him the ball, he is still a WR2.