Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Julio Jones or Adam Thielen

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Experts' Pick
 
  Julio Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EST
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
vs. CHI, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 2# 7-
Best Rank# 1# 1-
Worst Rank# 9# 46-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at CHI vs. NO-
Matchup Rank615-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec21.420.6
Rec Yds228.3242.8
Rec TD1.11.4
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total176.9126.2-
Avg Game12.67.9-
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  Julio Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI
5 tar, 4 rec, 66 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
10 tar, 9 rec, 157 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. GB
9 tar, 5 rec, 108 yds, 0 td
at PIT
6 tar, 5 rec, 44 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at DET
12 tar, 7 rec, 91 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
8 tar, 5 rec, 98 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. BUF
4 tar, 3 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
vs. DET
8 tar, 5 rec, 59 yds, 0 td
Week 5BYE WEEK at CHI
8 tar, 5 rec, 34 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. MIA
7 tar, 6 rec, 72 yds, 0 td
vs. GB
13 tar, 9 rec, 97 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at NE
13 tar, 9 rec, 99 yds, 1 td
vs. BAL
12 tar, 5 rec, 41 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at NYJ
6 tar, 3 rec, 74 yds, 0 td
at CLE
10 tar, 5 rec, 98 yds, 1 td
Week 9 at CAR
12 tar, 6 rec, 118 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. DAL
8 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 0 td
at WAS
12 tar, 8 rec, 166 yds, 1 td
Week 11 at SEA
10 tar, 5 rec, 71 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
9 tar, 6 rec, 123 yds, 1 td
Week 12 vs. TB
15 tar, 12 rec, 253 yds, 2 td
1 rush, 15 yds, 0 td
at DET
11 tar, 8 rec, 89 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. MIN
6 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
at ATL
5 tar, 4 rec, 51 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. NO
11 tar, 5 rec, 98 yds, 0 td
at CAR
13 tar, 6 rec, 105 yds, 1 td
Week 15 at TB
8 tar, 3 rec, 54 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
5 tar, 3 rec, 30 yds, 0 td
Week 16 at NO
11 tar, 7 rec, 149 yds, 0 td
at GB
6 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 17 vs. CAR vs. CHI
  Julio Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
2016 Points 
Week 112.65.4
Week 216.64.1
Week 31.62.9
Week 436.02.1
Week 52.918.7
Week 619.9
Week 717.45.2
Week 82.94.0
Week 917.16.8
Week 1013.59.2
Week 1112.5
Week 123.55.3
Week 1311.36.6
Week 1410.1
Week 150.0
Week 166.032.6
Week 1715.60.7
  Julio Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
2017 Targets 
Week 1510
Week 296
Week 3128
Week 448
Week 58
Week 6713
Week 71312
Week 8610
Week 912
Week 10812
Week 11109
Week 121511
Week 1365
Week 141113
Week 1585
Week 16116
Week 17117
  Julio Jones
WR - ATL
Julio Jones
vs. CAR, Sun 4pm EST
Adam Thielen
WR - MIN
Adam Thielen
vs. CHI, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
He is extremely familiar with torching his division-opponent Panthers. Julio is my top receiver for Week 17. 
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
 Has not put up the numbers the past two weeks, had a poor game @Chicago in week 5
Dan Harris
FantasyPros
Jones is battling through injuries, as usual, but it hasn't much affected his performance. He had a dominant game against the Saints, catching seven passed 149 yards, despite being in obvious discomfort at times. He has missed practice this week but will surely suit up against the Panthers in Week 17 with a playoff spot on the line. Carolina isn't a difficult matchup for opposing wide receivers, and James Bradberry, who will likely be on Jones, shouldn't pose too much of a problem. Consider him a top option, like always.Cold weather or not, Saturday against the Packers was Thielen's second straight poor game, coming at the worst possible time for fantasy owners. He'll now take on a Bears team that is decent against opposing wide receivers, but which lacks a shutdown cornerback and is worse on the road. Try to forget the last two games and focus on his season-long body of work, and start Thielen this week in a game the Vikings will be playing to win.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Jones had 7 receptions for 149 yards last week and he goes against a Carolina team that is 28th against fantasy receivers. He is a WR1 in a must-win game for Atlanta.Thielen has had back-to-back games with 30 yards receiving or less and the Bears are 16th against fantasy wide receivers. Thielen is a risky WR1 for Week 17.