Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Matt Ryan or Aaron Rodgers

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
vs. DET, Sun 1pm EST
Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 4# 3-
Best Rank# 3# 3-
Worst Rank# 8# 7-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. DET at TB-
Matchup Rank153-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp17.921.5
Pass Yds199.9230.6
Pass TD1.61.9
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total312.5354.0-
Avg Game19.522.1-
Avg Projection20.920.4-
Week 1642.919.5-
    
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  Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. CHI
20/30, 286 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 15 yds, 0 td
at PHI
21/43, 251 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
2 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. MIN
30/42, 281 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. CAR
23/28, 272 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
4 rush, 18 yds, 2 td
Week 3 at WAS
27/44, 265 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
26/35, 374 pass yds, 5 td, 0 int
4 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. BUF
22/40, 298 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
5 rush, 31 yds, 0 td
vs. CIN
29/39, 419 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at DET
32/52, 442 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
at PIT
26/38, 285 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 6 vs. SF
25/46, 425 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 34 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
31/41, 355 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
Week 7BYE WEEK vs. NYG
31/39, 379 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at LAR
18/30, 286 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 9 at NE
24/43, 259 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
4 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
at WAS
26/38, 350 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
Week 10 vs. MIA
19/28, 199 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
6 rush, 21 yds, 0 td
at CLE
38/52, 330 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
Week 11 at SEA
21/30, 332 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
vs. DAL
24/34, 291 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 12 at MIN
17/28, 198 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
at NO
35/47, 377 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. ARI
31/50, 233 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
vs. BAL
16/26, 131 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. ATL
21/32, 196 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 44 yds, 0 td
at GB
28/42, 262 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at CHI
25/42, 274 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
3 rush, 25 yds, 0 td
vs. ARI
22/36, 231 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 18 yds, 1 td
Week 16 at NYJ
37/55, 442 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
5 rush, 32 yds, 2 td
at CAR
15/26, 239 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 17 vs. DET at TB
  Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
vs. DET, Sun 1pm EST
Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att37.538.3
Pass Cmp24.426.8
Pass Yards301.6316.9
Pass TDs2.12.1
Ints0.60.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts3.11.7
Rush Yards16.36.3
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.20.3
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points20.920.4
   
  Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
2018 Points 
Week 124.98.8
Week 216.030.7
Week 319.940.2
Week 415.029.3
Week 528.714.4
Week 628.427.5
Week 719.3
Week 815.9
Week 919.228.0
Week 1018.120.5
Week 1121.613.7
Week 1211.920.7
Week 1315.37.6
Week 1420.220.5
Week 1513.525.0
Week 1642.919.5
Week 171.028.3
  Aaron Rodgers
QB - GB
Aaron Rodgers
vs. DET, Sun 1pm EST
Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
As everyone wondered if the Packers will shut him down, Rodgers instead matched a season high with 442 passing yards while scoring two passing and rushing touchdowns apiece. The last time he accrued 442 yards? Week 5 against the Lions. Just like that, he's the QB4 in what has been universally considered a lost season. He has thrown just two picks in 592 pass attempts, and the Lions have yielded 8.2 yards per pass attempt. Since he's clearly still playing for pride, trust Rodgers as a high-end QB1. Ryan hasn't missed a game since 2009, so let's operate as if he plays without any Week 17 ramifications. It's not like the Falcons need to give 37-year-old reserve Matt Schaub reps. He has enjoyed the second-best season of his career, entering the final weekend with 4,546 passing yards, 33 passing touchdowns, a career-high three rushing scores, and six picks. The Buccaneers have played better defense down the stretch, but they have still allowed 8.2 yards per pass attempt and an NFL-high 111.0 quarterback rating. This season's QB3 is a top-five option.
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Rodgers had a fantastic game last week at the NYJ and he should be a solid play at home against a bad Lions team.Tampa Bay's D has improved in recent weeks, but I like Ryan to end the season on a strong note at Tampa Bay.