Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Josh Freeman or Matt Ryan

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Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EST
Josh Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
, Thu 3pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 9-
Best Rank# 3-
Worst Rank# 15-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CHI-
Matchup Rank161-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.4NAN
Pass Yds211NAN
Pass TD1.1NAN
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total347.50.0-
Avg Game21.7-
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12/31
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12/31
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  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Josh Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI
21/30, 321 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
 
Week 2 vs. GB
19/28, 252 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
 
Week 3 at DET
24/35, 294 pass yds, 2 td, 3 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
 
Week 4 vs. BUF
24/42, 242 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
 
Week 5BYE WEEK 
Week 6 vs. MIA
24/35, 248 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
 
Week 7 at NE
23/33, 233 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 37 yds, 0 td
 
Week 8 at NYJ
18/29, 254 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
6 rush, 17 yds, 0 td
 
Week 9 at CAR
24/38, 313 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
 
Week 10 vs. DAL
22/29, 215 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
 
Week 11 at SEA
19/27, 195 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
 
Week 12 vs. TB
26/35, 317 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
 
Week 13 vs. MIN
16/29, 173 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
 
Week 14 vs. NO
15/27, 221 pass yds, 1 td, 3 int
3 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
 
Week 15 at TB
17/31, 212 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 29 yds, 0 td
 
Week 16 at NO
22/36, 288 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
2 rush, 7 yds, 0 td
 
Week 17 vs. CAR 
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Josh Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
2016 Points 
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Week 11
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Week 1421.5
Week 1519.3
Week 1620.0
Week 1729.4
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EST
Josh Freeman
QB - FA
Josh Freeman
, Thu 3pm EDT
Expert 
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
They need to win to get in, and should probably be expected to prevail over Carolina in this circumstance...barely. 
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Ryan has been the definition of mediocre this season, rarely throwing more than one touchdown pass or for significant yardage. But the Falcons are still in prime position for a playoff spot and so will be motivated to win on Sunday against the Panthers. Carolina is relatively tough on opposing quarterbacks, however, and Ryan's lack of upside makes him just a borderline play this weekend.