Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Kyle Rudolph or Martellus Bennett

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Experts' Pick
 
  Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
vs. NO, Mon 7pm EDT
Martellus Bennett
TE - GB
Martellus Bennett
vs. SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
89%
Recommended by
8 of 9 experts
11%
Recommended by
1 of 9 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 10
Best Rank# 6# 8
Worst Rank# 10# 14
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. NO vs. SEA
Matchup Rank1628
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Rec020.7
Rec Yds0242.8
Rec TD01
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total126.0113.1
Avg Game7.97.1
Avg Projection110.0102.8
2016 Average7.97.1
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 10# 11
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 8# 9
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 8# 14
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 8# 10
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 7# 9
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 6# 8
   
Adam Pfeifer
RotoCurve
# 7# 9
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 7# 8
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 9# 8
   
  Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
Martellus Bennett
TE - GB
Martellus Bennett
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. NO vs. SEA
Week 2 at PIT at ATL
Week 3 vs. TB vs. CIN
Week 4 vs. DET vs. CHI
Week 5 at CHI at DAL
Week 6 vs. GB at MIN
Week 7 vs. BAL vs. NO
Week 8 at CLEBYE WEEK
Week 9BYE WEEK vs. DET
Week 10 at WAS at CHI
Week 11 vs. LAR vs. BAL
Week 12 at DET at PIT
Week 13 at ATL vs. TB
Week 14 at CAR at CLE
Week 15 vs. CIN at CAR
Week 16 at GB vs. MIN
Week 17 vs. CHI at DET
  Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
vs. NO, Mon 7pm EDT
Martellus Bennett
TE - GB
Martellus Bennett
vs. SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
Receiving
   
Receptions75.360.5
Rec Yards758.5665.2
Rec TDs5.86.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.00.0
Rush Yards0.00.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points110.0102.8
   
  Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
Martellus Bennett
TE - GB
Martellus Bennett
2016 Points 
Week 16.51.4
Week 29.117.4
Week 313.01.6
Week 411.510.9
Week 51.524.7
Week 64.8
Week 75.50.5
Week 83.13.5
Week 96.1
Week 1012.910.2
Week 111.21.4
Week 126.42.6
Week 134.50.4
Week 1412.013.0
Week 159.73.5
Week 165.37.9
Week 1717.79.3
  Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
Martellus Bennett
TE - GB
Martellus Bennett
2016 Targets 
Week 185
Week 286
Week 3103
Week 476
Week 548
Week 65
Week 7112
Week 865
Week 93
Week 1087
Week 1132
Week 12105
Week 13124
Week 1484
Week 15104
Week 1692
Week 17155
  Kyle Rudolph
TE - MIN
Kyle Rudolph
vs. NO, Mon 7pm EDT
Martellus Bennett
TE - GB
Martellus Bennett
vs. SEA, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
The Saints were 13th against fantasy tight ends, but Rudolph's red zone value makes him a TE1.The Seahawks were 4th against fantasy tight ends, but playing with QB Aaron Rodgers keeps Bennett on the fantasy radar.