Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Kelvin Benjamin or Larry Fitzgerald

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Experts' Pick
 
  Larry Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
at DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Kelvin Benjamin
WR - CAR
Kelvin Benjamin
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
67%
Recommended by
4 of 6 experts
33%
Recommended by
2 of 6 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 16# 22
Best Rank# 13# 12
Worst Rank# 29# 26
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at DET at SF
Matchup Rank185
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec24.920.2
Rec Yds258.5250.8
Rec TD2.11.9
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total136.9134.1
Avg Game8.68.4
Avg Projection132.2133.5
2016 Average8.68.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 14# 21
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 15# 21
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 15# 24
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 13# 21
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 22# 12
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 29# 26
   
  Larry Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
Kelvin Benjamin
WR - CAR
Kelvin Benjamin
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at DET at SF
Week 2 at IND vs. BUF
Week 3 vs. DAL vs. NO
Week 4 vs. SF at NE
Week 5 at PHI at DET
Week 6 vs. TB vs. PHI
Week 7 at LAR at CHI
Week 8BYE WEEK at TB
Week 9 at SF vs. ATL
Week 10 vs. SEA vs. MIA
Week 11 at HOUBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. JAC at NYJ
Week 13 vs. LAR at NO
Week 14 vs. TEN vs. MIN
Week 15 at WAS vs. GB
Week 16 vs. NYG vs. TB
Week 17 at SEA at ATL
  Larry Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
at DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Kelvin Benjamin
WR - CAR
Kelvin Benjamin
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions92.368.1
Rec Yards992.1966.1
Rec TDs6.06.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.20.0
Rush Yards0.4-0.2
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points132.2133.5
   
  Larry Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
Kelvin Benjamin
WR - CAR
Kelvin Benjamin
2016 Points 
Week 120.115.1
Week 214.122.8
Week 36.00.0
Week 46.39.9
Week 520.17.0
Week 64.98.6
Week 77.0
Week 87.47.3
Week 97.6
Week 1013.36.4
Week 116.35.6
Week 125.311.3
Week 137.81.8
Week 141.21.1
Week 153.72.0
Week 163.112.3
Week 1710.315.3
  Larry Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
Kelvin Benjamin
WR - CAR
Kelvin Benjamin
2016 Targets 
Week 11012
Week 2119
Week 3121
Week 477
Week 589
Week 6914
Week 714
Week 8115
Week 97
Week 101812
Week 1174
Week 1246
Week 13119
Week 1494
Week 1594
Week 1648
Week 1777
  Larry Fitzgerald
WR - ARI
Larry Fitzgerald
at DET, Sun 1pm EDT
Kelvin Benjamin
WR - CAR
Kelvin Benjamin
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Fitzgerald is starting to enter the downside of his career, he still has some WR3 appeal against a bad Lions secondary, but he does not have a ton of upside. Benjamin has looked good in camp and he has WR2 appeal in a great matchup against the 49ers.