Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Michael Thomas or Keenan Allen

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Keenan Allen
WR - LAC
Keenan Allen
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 9# 54-
Best Rank# 5# 24-
Worst Rank# 13# 99-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent at DEN vs. CAR-
Matchup Rank198-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Rec19.619.6
Rec Yds235.6225.7
Rec TD1.41.8
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total163.1190.5-
Avg Game10.911.9-
Avg Projection11.54.8-
Week 165.816.9-
    
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  Keenan Allen
WR - LAC
Keenan Allen
Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. KC
11 tar, 8 rec, 108 yds, 1 td
vs. TB
17 tar, 16 rec, 180 yds, 1 td
Week 2 at BUF
8 tar, 6 rec, 67 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
13 tar, 12 rec, 89 yds, 2 td
Week 3 at LAR
7 tar, 3 rec, 44 yds, 0 td
at ATL
10 tar, 10 rec, 129 yds, 0 td
Week 4 vs. SF
10 tar, 7 rec, 63 yds, 0 td
at NYG
4 tar, 4 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. OAK
9 tar, 8 rec, 90 yds, 0 td
1 rush, 5 yds, 0 td
vs. WAS
5 tar, 4 rec, 74 yds, 0 td
Week 6 at CLE
6 tar, 4 rec, 62 yds, 0 td
4 rush, 41 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 7 vs. TEN
5 tar, 5 rec, 72 yds, 0 td
at BAL
9 tar, 7 rec, 69 yds, 1 td
Week 8BYE WEEK at MIN
6 tar, 5 rec, 81 yds, 0 td
Week 9 at SEA
10 tar, 6 rec, 124 yds, 0 td
2 rush, 28 yds, 0 td
vs. LAR
15 tar, 12 rec, 211 yds, 1 td
Week 10 at OAK
9 tar, 6 rec, 57 yds, 1 td
at CIN
8 tar, 8 rec, 70 yds, 2 td
Week 11 vs. DEN
12 tar, 9 rec, 89 yds, 1 td
1 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
vs. PHI
4 tar, 4 rec, 92 yds, 1 td
Week 12 vs. ARI
7 tar, 7 rec, 72 yds, 1 td
vs. ATL
6 tar, 4 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
Week 13 at PIT
19 tar, 14 rec, 148 yds, 1 td
at DAL
8 tar, 5 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
Week 14 vs. CIN
9 tar, 5 rec, 78 yds, 1 td
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
at TB
13 tar, 11 rec, 98 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at KC
0 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
at CAR
9 tar, 7 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. BAL
8 tar, 5 rec, 58 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
13 tar, 11 rec, 109 yds, 1 td
Week 17 at DEN vs. CAR
  Keenan Allen
WR - LAC
Keenan Allen
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
Receiving
   
Receptions6.53.3
Rec Yards81.137.7
Rec TDs0.60.2
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts0.30.0
Rush Yards2.20.0
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points11.54.8
   
  Keenan Allen
WR - LAC
Keenan Allen
Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
2018 Points 
Week 116.822.0
Week 26.718.9
Week 32.412.9
Week 46.34.7
Week 59.57.4
Week 610.3
Week 77.212.9
Week 88.1
Week 915.227.1
Week 1011.719.0
Week 1115.015.2
Week 1213.23.8
Week 1322.84.0
Week 1413.89.8
Week 154.9
Week 165.816.9
Week 176.42.9
  Keenan Allen
WR - LAC
Keenan Allen
Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
2018 Targets 
Week 11117
Week 2813
Week 3710
Week 4104
Week 595
Week 66
Week 759
Week 86
Week 91015
Week 1098
Week 11124
Week 1276
Week 13198
Week 14913
Week 1509
Week 16813
Week 1777
  Keenan Allen
WR - LAC
Keenan Allen
at DEN, Sun 4pm EST
Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
Allen should be heavily targeted with the Chargers still in the running for the AFC West Title this weekend.  
Andrew Gould
FantasyPros
 Thomas has secured an NFL-high 120 receptions, but he may not get a chance to significantly bolster that tally. Locked into the NFC's top seed, the Saints could take it easy on him and other key starters to prepare for the postseason. While Sean Payton hasn't said if the receiver will rest, it seems likely with Teddy Bridgewater spelling Drew Brees. Thomas could either deliver another WR1 showing or a goose egg, so it's hard to treat him as a top-30 option due to the volatility.
Kevin Wheeler
NFL Mock
Keenan Allen (hip) was removed from the Week 17 injury report.