Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Matt Ryan or Tom Brady

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 3# 11-
Best Rank# 3# 6-
Worst Rank# 7# 17-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at TB vs. NYJ-
Matchup Rank36-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp21.520.4
Pass Yds230.6225.8
Pass TD1.91.6
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total354.0280.4-
Avg Game22.117.5-
Avg Projection20.418.1-
Week 1619.55.0-
    
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  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 at PHI
21/43, 251 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
2 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
vs. HOU
26/39, 277 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 2 vs. CAR
23/28, 272 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
4 rush, 18 yds, 2 td
at JAC
24/35, 234 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. NO
26/35, 374 pass yds, 5 td, 0 int
4 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
at DET
14/26, 133 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. CIN
29/39, 419 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. MIA
23/35, 274 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
Week 5 at PIT
26/38, 285 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
1 rush, 10 yds, 0 td
vs. IND
34/44, 341 pass yds, 3 td, 2 int
3 rush, -1 yds, 1 td
Week 6 vs. TB
31/41, 355 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
24/35, 340 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 2 yds, 1 td
Week 7 vs. NYG
31/39, 379 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
at CHI
25/36, 277 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 8BYE WEEK at BUF
29/45, 324 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 8 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at WAS
26/38, 350 pass yds, 4 td, 1 int
vs. GB
22/35, 294 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
5 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at CLE
38/52, 330 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
at TEN
21/41, 254 pass yds, 0 td, 0 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 11 vs. DAL
24/34, 291 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 12 at NO
35/47, 377 pass yds, 2 td, 1 int
2 rush, 16 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
20/31, 283 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
Week 13 vs. BAL
16/26, 131 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
2 rush, 4 yds, 0 td
vs. MIN
24/32, 311 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
2 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at GB
28/42, 262 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at MIA
27/43, 358 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, 3 yds, 0 td
Week 15 vs. ARI
22/36, 231 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
3 rush, 18 yds, 1 td
at PIT
25/36, 279 pass yds, 1 td, 1 int
Week 16 at CAR
15/26, 239 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
1 rush, -1 yds, 0 td
vs. BUF
13/24, 126 pass yds, 1 td, 2 int
Week 17 at TB vs. NYJ
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EST
Passing
   
Pass Att38.335.0
Pass Cmp26.823.3
Pass Yards316.9268.2
Pass TDs2.12.0
Ints0.50.6
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.71.7
Rush Yards6.34.8
Rush TDs0.10.1
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.30.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points20.418.1
   
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
2018 Points 
Week 18.821.3
Week 230.716.4
Week 340.27.5
Week 429.319.0
Week 514.427.5
Week 627.521.8
Week 719.321.7
Week 813.8
Week 928.015.7
Week 1020.510.8
Week 1113.7
Week 1220.719.2
Week 137.614.9
Week 1420.526.6
Week 1525.013.2
Week 1619.55.0
Week 1728.326.0
  Matt Ryan
QB - ATL
Matt Ryan
at TB, Sun 1pm EST
Tom Brady
QB - NE
Tom Brady
vs. NYJ, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
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
Tampa Bay's D has improved in recent weeks, but I like Ryan to end the season on a strong note at Tampa Bay.Brady had a solid game at the NYJ the last time they played and he should be a low-end QB1 with the first-round bye on the line.