Philip Rivers or Matthew Stafford

Who Should I Start? - Week 6

 
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
vs. PIT, Sun 8pm EDT
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
at GB, Mon 8pm EDT
 
 
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 14# 19-
Best Rank# 9# 10-
Worst Rank# 19# 22-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. PIT at GB-
Matchup Rank2226-
Matchup Rating-
    
    
Stats Allowed   
Pass Comp19.517.2
Pass Yds191.5198.8
Pass TD1.31
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total82.980.2-
Avg Game16.620.1-
Avg Projection16.114.1-
Week 56.1-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
Weather60 F, Clear43 F, Clear-
    
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
2019 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. IND
25/34, 333 pass yds, 3 td, 1 int
1 rush, 6 yds, 0 td
at ARI
27/45, 385 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
3 rush, 22 yds, 0 td
Week 2 at DET
21/36, 293 pass yds, 0 td, 1 int
1 rush, 12 yds, 0 td
vs. LAC
22/30, 245 pass yds, 2 td, 2 int
4 rush, 13 yds, 0 td
Week 3 vs. HOU
31/46, 318 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
2 rush, 9 yds, 0 td
at PHI
18/32, 201 pass yds, 1 td, 0 int
3 rush, 1 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at MIA
24/30, 310 pass yds, 2 td, 0 int
1 rush, 0 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
21/34, 291 pass yds, 3 td, 0 int
2 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. DEN
32/48, 211 pass yds, 0 td, 2 int
1 rush, -3 yds, 0 td
BYE WEEK
Week 6 vs. PIT at GB
Week 7 at TEN vs. MIN
Week 8 at CHI vs. NYG
Week 9 vs. GB at OAK
Week 10 at OAK at CHI
Week 11 vs. KC vs. DAL
Week 12BYE WEEK at WAS
Week 13 at DEN vs. CHI
Week 14 at JAC at MIN
Week 15 vs. MIN vs. TB
Week 16 vs. OAK at DEN
Week 17 at KC vs. GB
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
vs. PIT, Sun 8pm EDT
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
at GB, Mon 8pm EDT
Passing
   
Pass Att35.333.2
Pass Cmp23.320.2
Pass Yards260.7243.6
Pass TDs1.81.3
Ints0.60.9
   
Rushing
   
Rush Attempts1.02.2
Rush Yards1.99.1
Rush TDs0.00.0
   
Misc
   
Fumbles0.10.2
   
Points
   
Fantasy Points16.114.1
   
  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
2019 Points 
Week 124.927.6
Week 211.917.1
Week 319.612.1
Week 420.423.4
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  Philip RiversP. Rivers
QB - LAC
Philip Rivers
vs. PIT, Sun 8pm EDT
Matthew StaffordM. Stafford
QB - DET
Matthew Stafford
at GB, Mon 8pm EDT
Expert 
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
Rivers is going to have plenty of startable games this season, but it doesn't make much sense to use him in a game script that should get out of hand in a hurry. It would be one thing if the opponent was a poor pass defense like the Jets or Dolphins, but Pittsburgh hasn't been bad at all through the air. 
Zach Brunner
FantasyPros
 Coming off a bye, Stafford has had the opportunity to get a bit healthier, as has hit weapons, but he still may be without rookie TE Hockenson. Still, he has been successful the past couple season against Green Bay, but this defensive unit he is facing is completely different than he has ever seen from the Packers. The Lions should take a run-first approach, much like they did against KC, which limits Stafford overall, but could open up downfield shots later in the game. He isn't an amazing start, but he's a viable bye week replacement.
Derek Lofland
FantasyPros
Rivers was absolutely awful in Week 5 and he has a tough matchup against a tough Steelers D at home this week.The Packers are 8th against fantasy quarterbacks, Stafford is a low-end QB2 on the road this week on MNF. Stafford has only 14 touchdown passes in 10 MNF games in his career.
Donald Gibson
FantasyPros
Rivers hasn't offered a ton in terms of fantasy upside this season, which isn't all that atypical from what we've seen over the last few years. He's a fine streaming option against the Steelers on Sunday night, but he tends to nestle right in that 14-18 point range.