Who Should I Start? - Week 1

Matt Ryan or Philip Rivers

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Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at DEN, Mon 10pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
10 of 10 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 10 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 3# 19
Best Rank# 1# 15
Worst Rank# 5# 21
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at CHI at DEN
Matchup Rank1631
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.419.1
Pass Yds224.9185.8
Pass TD1.40.8
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total347.5259.0
Avg Game21.716.2
Avg Projection304.3257.6
2016 Average21.716.2
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 5# 20
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 1# 19
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 5# 21
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 4# 20
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 3# 20
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 4# 19
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 3# 19
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 4# 15
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 4# 19
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 1# 19
   
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at CHI at DEN
Week 2 vs. GB vs. MIA
Week 3 at DET vs. KC
Week 4 vs. BUF vs. PHI
Week 5BYE WEEK at NYG
Week 6 vs. MIA at OAK
Week 7 at NE vs. DEN
Week 8 at NYJ at NE
Week 9 at CARBYE WEEK
Week 10 vs. DAL at JAC
Week 11 at SEA vs. BUF
Week 12 vs. TB at DAL
Week 13 vs. MIN vs. CLE
Week 14 vs. NO vs. WAS
Week 15 at TB at KC
Week 16 at NO at NYJ
Week 17 vs. CAR vs. OAK
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at DEN, Mon 10pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att558.9584.8
Pass Cmp376.4361.1
Pass Yards4,654.74,308.4
32.730.5
Ints11.015.5
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts34.816.8
Rush Yards102.240.5
Rush TDs0.80.2
   
Misc
   
2.95.5
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points304.3257.6
   
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
2016 Points 
Week 124.414.6
Week 227.823.8
Week 319.911.4
Week 435.518.8
Week 515.026.4
Week 621.611.1
Week 713.714.6
Week 824.412.7
Week 927.818.7
Week 1012.717.0
Week 11
Week 1218.319.7
Week 1316.214.8
Week 1421.57.4
Week 1519.314.2
Week 1620.018.9
Week 1729.414.9
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at CHI, Sun 1pm EDT
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
at DEN, Mon 10pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Ryan had 2,363 yards passing, 19 passing touchdowns, 3 picks and a 115.00 QB rating on the road last year. He should carve up a questionable Bears D in Week 1.