Who Should I Start? - Week 17

Phillip Lindsay or Michael Thomas

 
Experts' Pick
 
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
vs. LAC, Sun 4pm EST
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Rankings 
    
ECR# 106-
Best Rank# 66-
Worst Rank# 162-
    
Matchup 
    
Opponent vs. CAR vs. LAC-
Matchup Rank810-
    
Fantasy Points 
    
Season Total190.5187.8-
Avg Game11.912.5-
Week 1616.95.7-
    
Misc 
    
Injury Alert-
WeatherIndoor-
    
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Michael ThomasPhillip LindsayAdd Player
    
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  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Schedule 
Week 1 vs. TB
17 tar, 16 rec, 180 yds, 1 td
vs. SEA
15 rush, 71 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 31 yds, 1 td
Week 2 vs. CLE
13 tar, 12 rec, 89 yds, 2 td
vs. OAK
14 rush, 107 yds, 0 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 4 yds, 0 td
Week 3 at ATL
10 tar, 10 rec, 129 yds, 0 td
at BAL
4 rush, 20 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 0 rec, 0 yds, 0 td
Week 4 at NYG
4 tar, 4 rec, 47 yds, 0 td
vs. KC
12 rush, 69 yds, 1 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 10 yds, 0 td
Week 5 vs. WAS
5 tar, 4 rec, 74 yds, 0 td
at NYJ
12 rush, 61 yds, 0 td
4 tar, 3 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
Week 6BYE WEEK vs. LAR
4 rush, 18 yds, 0 td
7 tar, 6 rec, 48 yds, 0 td
Week 7 at BAL
9 tar, 7 rec, 69 yds, 1 td
at ARI
14 rush, 90 yds, 1 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 6 yds, 0 td
Week 8 at MIN
6 tar, 5 rec, 81 yds, 0 td
at KC
18 rush, 95 yds, 1 td
3 tar, 3 rec, 17 yds, 0 td
Week 9 vs. LAR
15 tar, 12 rec, 211 yds, 1 td
vs. HOU
17 rush, 60 yds, 0 td
3 tar, 2 rec, 24 yds, 0 td
Week 10 at CIN
8 tar, 8 rec, 70 yds, 2 td
BYE WEEK
Week 11 vs. PHI
4 tar, 4 rec, 92 yds, 1 td
at LAC
11 rush, 79 yds, 2 td
5 tar, 4 rec, 27 yds, 0 td
Week 12 vs. ATL
6 tar, 4 rec, 38 yds, 0 td
vs. PIT
14 rush, 110 yds, 1 td
Week 13 at DAL
8 tar, 5 rec, 40 yds, 0 td
at CIN
19 rush, 157 yds, 2 td
1 tar, 1 rec, 2 yds, 0 td
Week 14 at TB
13 tar, 11 rec, 98 yds, 0 td
at SF
14 rush, 30 yds, 1 td
7 tar, 4 rec, 21 yds, 0 td
Week 15 at CAR
9 tar, 7 rec, 49 yds, 0 td
vs. CLE
14 rush, 24 yds, 0 td
6 tar, 4 rec, 20 yds, 0 td
Week 16 vs. PIT
13 tar, 11 rec, 109 yds, 1 td
at OAK
10 rush, 46 yds, 0 td
2 tar, 2 rec, 11 yds, 0 td
Week 17 vs. CAR vs. LAC
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Points 
Week 122.016.2
Week 218.911.1
Week 312.92.0
Week 44.713.9
Week 57.48.1
Week 66.6
Week 712.915.6
Week 88.117.2
Week 927.18.4
Week 1019.0
Week 1115.222.6
Week 123.817.0
Week 134.027.9
Week 149.811.1
Week 154.94.4
Week 1616.95.7
Week 172.9
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
2018 Targets 
Week 1173
Week 2131
Week 3102
Week 442
Week 554
Week 67
Week 791
Week 863
Week 9153
Week 108
Week 1145
Week 1260
Week 1381
Week 14137
Week 1596
Week 16132
Week 177
  Michael Thomas
WR - NO
Michael Thomas
vs. CAR, Sun 1pm EST
Phillip Lindsay
RB - DEN
Phillip Lindsay
vs. LAC, Sun 4pm EST
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Expert 
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.  
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
 Lindsay should end his rookie season as a solid RB1 at home against the Chargers D.