Who Should I Start? - Week 1

T.Y. Hilton or Cam Newton

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Experts' Pick
 
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
at LAR, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert
Recommendation
100%
Recommended by
8 of 8 experts
0%
Recommended by
0 of 8 experts
Rankings 
   
ECR# 7# 41
Best Rank# 3# 40
Worst Rank# 13# 61
   
Matchup 
   
Opponent at SF at LAR
Matchup Rank127
   
Fantasy Points 
   
Season Total254.3182.8
Avg Game17.011.4
Avg Projection283.3164.5
2016 Average17.011.4
   
Misc 
   
Injury Alert
Weather
   
Expert Ranks 
   
Kevin Roberts
Breaking Football
# 3# 40
   
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
# 13# 61
   
Ken Zalis
Pressbox
# 6# 55
   
Mike Tagliere
FantasyPros
# 6# 42
   
Adam Pfeifer
RotoCurve
# 6# 44
   
Kelly Smelser
Punch Drunk Wonderland
# 5# 44
   
Bobby Sylvester
FantasyPros
# 13# 46
   
Rich Piazza
Fantasy Shed
# 6# 43
   
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
2017 Schedule 
Week 1 at SF at LAR
Week 2 vs. BUF vs. ARI
Week 3 vs. NO vs. CLE
Week 4 at NE at SEA
Week 5 at DET vs. SF
Week 6 vs. PHI at TEN
Week 7 at CHI vs. JAC
Week 8 at TB at CIN
Week 9 vs. ATL at HOU
Week 10 vs. MIA vs. PIT
Week 11BYE WEEKBYE WEEK
Week 12 at NYJ vs. TEN
Week 13 at NO at JAC
Week 14 vs. MIN at BUF
Week 15 vs. GB vs. DEN
Week 16 vs. TB at BAL
Week 17 at ATL vs. HOU
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
2016 Points 
Week 121.27.9
Week 229.84.1
Week 313.123.4
Week 415.610.2
Week 523.1
Week 627.04.9
Week 719.3
Week 812.82.0
Week 914.68.2
Week 1023.8
Week 1112.415.7
Week 1220.45.4
Week 1312.514.6
Week 1411.517.5
Week 1520.04.5
Week 1611.512.5
Week 178.19.5
  Cam Newton
QB - CAR
Cam Newton
at SF, Sun 4pm EDT
T.Y. Hilton
WR - IND
T.Y. Hilton
at LAR, Sun 4pm EDT
Expert 
Derek Lofland
Fantasy Football Maniax
San Francisco was 20th against fantasy quarterbacks last year, but Newton is coming off a shoulder surgery and the 49ers have added some pieces on D. Newton is a low-end QB1 in Week 1. Hilton would have WR1 appeal if QB Andrew Luck is 100%, but with that uncertainty, he is more of a WR2.