Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Matt Ryan or Philip Rivers

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Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
vs. NO, Sun 4pm EST
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
vs. KC, Sun 4pm EST
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
106 of 106 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 106 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 2# 12
Best Rank# 1# 7
Worst Rank# 6# 20
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent vs. NO vs. KC
Matchup Rank623
   
   
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp2119.4
Pass Yds243.3219.9
Pass TD1.51.3
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total347.5259
Avg Game21.716.2
Avg Projection243.0266.2
Week 1620.018.9
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Eric Karabell
ESPN
# 2# 11
   
Staff Composite
ESPN
# 2# 12
   
Brandon Funston
Fantasy Analyst
# 5# 9
   
Andy Behrens
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 11
   
Brad Evans
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 9
   
Scott Pianowski
Yahoo! Sports
# 1# 11
   
Mike Krueger
FFToday
# 4# 11
   
Staff Rankings
ScoutFantasy
# 3# 12
   
Pat Fitzmaurice
The Football Girl
# 4# 10
   
Dave Richard
CBS Sports
# 1# 17
   
Jamey Eisenberg
CBS Sports
# 2# 13
   
Michael Fabiano
NFL.com
# 2# 15
   
Walter Cherepinsky
WalterFootball
# 4# 15
   
Chet Gresham
WalterFootball
# 3# 12
   
John Paulsen
4for4.com
# 1# 13
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 2# 13
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 2# 12
   
Ryan Fowler
Fox Sports
# 2# 11
   
John Halpin
Fox Sports
# 1# 11
   
Mike Harmon
Swollen Dome
# 4# 13
   
Kevin Hanson
EDSFootball
# 2# 13
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 2# 10
   
Matt De Lima
ScoutFantasy
# 2# 14
   
Bill Enright
FFChamps
# 2# 11
   
Mike Clay
ESPN
# 2# 12
   
Sean Koerner
STATS
# 2# 20
   
Jeff Ratcliffe
Pro Football Focus
# 2# 13
   
Sablich Brothers
5th Down Fantasy
# 2# 11
   
Tristan Cockcroft
ESPN
# 4# 13
   
Staff Composite
NFL.com
# 2# 13
   
Michael Beller
Sports Illustrated
# 2# 12
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 1# 12
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Knuckleheads
# 3# 14
   
Greg Smith
TwoQBs
# 2# 14
   
Zach Greubel
Gridiron Experts
# 2# 16
   
Jeff Boggis
Fantasy Football Empire
# 2# 11
   
Heath Cummings
CBS Sports
# 2# 7
   
Jeff Brubach
The Fake Football
# 1# 12
   
Walton Spurlin
Pro Football Focus
# 3# 12
   
Brent Namejko
Fantasy Smack Talk
# 2# 12
   
Dan Yanotchko
EDSFootball
# 1# 11
   
Nick Raducanu
ProjectRoto
# 2# 12
   
Mike Rigz
Gridiron Experts
# 2# 11
   
Dalton Del Don
Yahoo! Sports
# 2# 10
   
Staff Composite
Fox Sports
# 2# 11
   
James Hatfield
Hatty Waiver Wire Guru
# 2# 12
   
Scott Cullen
TSN
# 2# 11
   
The FFGhost
Dynasty League Football
# 2# 8
   
Staff Rankings
Pyromaniac
# 2# 17
   
Tony Mauriello
ProjectRoto
# 2# 13
   
R.C. Fischer
Fantasy Football Metrics
# 2# 18
   
Adam Meyer
Fox Sports
# 1# 11
   
Terrance Bridgett
Fake Pigskin
# 2# 12
   
Nick Vertucci
Sundays Are For Football
# 2# 12
   
Dan Clasgens
Get Sports Info
# 2# 10
   
Jason Willan
Gridiron Experts
# 3# 12
   
Tozzi Brothers
Legion Report
# 1# 12
   
Marc Caviglia
Bruno Boys
# 2# 16
   
Rudy Gamble
Razzball
# 1# 14
   
Nathan Miller
Revelation Sports
# 2# 12
   
Jake Ciely
RotoExperts
# 2# 11
   
Steve Wyremski
Dynasty League Football
# 2# 13
   
Allie Fontana
The Fantasy Fix
# 2# 12
   
Scott Whitfield
Roto Rankings
# 1# 14
   
Marcas Grant
NFL.com
# 3# 14
   
Joseph Dolan
Fantasy Guru
# 6# 10
   
Kevin English
Draft Sharks
# 2# 11
   
Jon Collins
Fantasy Sports LR
# 3# 13
   
Dave Major
XN Sports
# 2# 20
   
Joe Bond
Fantasy Six Pack
# 3# 10
   
Patrick Daugherty
Rotoworld
# 4# 10
   
Chris Meaney
FNTSY Sports Network
# 2# 14
   
Seth Klein
The Fantasy Fix
# 2# 12
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 2# 12
   
Rich Hribar
The Fake Football
# 3# 13
   
Jason Longfellow
Razzball
# 2# 14
   
Patrick Thorman
Pro Football Focus
# 2# 13
   
Addison Witt
Fantasy Team Advice
# 2# 12
   
Gene Wang
The Washington Post
# 3# 15
   
Des Bieler
The Washington Post
# 2# 10
   
Emil Kadlec
Football Diehards
# 3# 10
   
Matthew Freedman
FantasyLabs
# 2# 12
   
Heath Capps
Fake Teams
# 2# 12
   
David Gonos
SoCalledFanEx
# 3# 14
   
Richard Savill
Fantasy Six Pack
# 2# 14
   
Andy Holloway
The Fantasy Footballers
# 1# 16
   
Jason Moore
The Fantasy Footballers
# 3# 16
   
Donald Gibson
Fantasy Fusion
# 3# 12
   
Jack Delaney
Your Fantasy Football Coach
# 3# 14
   
Adam Sutton
DraftStars
# 1# 13
   
Staff Rankings
Fantasy Football Helpers
# 3# 12
   
Kevin Steele
The Fantasy Authority
# 2# 16
   
Matt Camp
Bleacher Report
# 2# 15
   
Field Yates
ESPN
# 1# 10
   
Alex Gelhar
NFL.com
# 2# 14
   
Tyler Loechner
Pro Football Focus
# 2# 12
   
D.J. Foster
Fox Sports
# 2# 13
   
Matt Harmon
NFL.com
# 2# 15
   
Bill Dubiel
RotoBaller
# 2# 12
   
Nick Mariano
RotoBaller
# 2# 14
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 2# 15
   
Daniel Marcus
Fantasy-Phenoms
# 5# 13
   
Scott Smith
RotoViz
# 2# 12
   
Anthony Staggs
Pyromaniac
# 3# 13
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 2# 12
   
Robert Waziak Jr.
Pyromaniac
# 2# 15
   
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
2016 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TB
27/39, 334 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
at KC
25/36, 243 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at OAK
26/34, 396 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
vs. JAC
17/24, 220 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
1 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at NO
20/30, 240 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
5 rush, 23 yds, 0 td
at IND
26/39, 330 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. CAR
28/37, 503 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
4 rush, 14 yds, 0 td
vs. NO
28/43, 321 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 5 at DEN
15/28, 267 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
at OAK
21/30, 359 pass yds, 4 td, 2 int
Week 6 at SEA
27/42, 335 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
vs. DEN
18/29, 178 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
Week 7 vs. LAC
22/34, 273 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
3 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
at ATL
27/44, 371 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, -2 yds, 0 td
Week 8 vs. GB
28/35, 288 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at DEN
20/47, 267 pass yds, 2 td, 3 int
Week 9 at TB
25/34, 344 pass yds, 4 td, 0 int
2 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. TEN
24/33, 275 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at PHI
18/33, 267 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
vs. MIA
23/44, 326 pass yds, 3 td, 4 int
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 vs. ARI
26/34, 269 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
4 rush, 15 yds, 0 td
at HOU
22/30, 242 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
Week 13 vs. KC
22/34, 297 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
3 rush, 23 yds, 0 td
vs. TB
15/26, 225 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
3 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at LAR
18/28, 237 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
at CAR
21/39, 236 pass yds, 2 td, 3 int
Week 15 vs. SF
17/23, 286 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. OAK
17/30, 206 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
Week 16 at CAR
27/33, 277 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at CLE
23/46, 322 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 17 vs. NO vs. KC
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
vs. NO, Sun 4pm EST
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
vs. KC, Sun 4pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att601.1617.6
Pass Cmp397.2403.6
Pass Yards4,415.64,517.3
24.329.4
Ints16.015.4
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts30.221.0
Rush Yards81.249.5
Rush TDs0.50.3
   
Misc
   
4.94.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points243.0266.2
   
  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
vs. NO, Sun 4pm EST
Philip Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
vs. KC, Sun 4pm EST
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
 Kansas City does have a great fantasy defense, but mostly because they force loads of turnovers. The Chiefs give up plenty of yards and TDs so don't be scared off by this matchup.