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Should I start Newton or Stafford this Sunday?

Should I start Newton or Stafford this Sunday?

So I am debating which quarterback to start this Sunday. I have two of the most outrageous Fantasy points quarterbacks in the league. So here is the breakdown.

Cam Newton:

Carolina is playing at home against New Orleans
Saints are 19th in Pass Defense allowing 254.00 ypg
And give up 12th most fantasy points to quarterback this season

Season breakdown for quarterback playing against the Saints:

Week 1: Aaron Rodgers 312 yds 3 TD 2 Sacks 0 INT
Week 2: Jay Cutler 244 yds 1 TD 6 Sacks 0 INT
Week 3: Matt Schaub 373 yds 3 TD 2 Sacks 1 INT
Week 4: Blaine Gabbert 196 yds 1 TD 3 Sacks 1 INT


Matthew Stafford:


Detroit is playing on the road in Chicago
Bears are ranked 30th in pass defense allowing 301.5 ypg
And give up the 5th most fantasy points to quarterbacks

Season breakdown for quarterbacks playing the Bears:

Week 1: Matt Ryan 319 yds 0 TD 5 Sacks 1 INT
Week 2: Drew Brees 270 yds 3 TD 1 Sack 0 INT
Week 3: Aaron Rodgers 297 yds 3 TD 2 Sack 1 INT
Week 4: Cam Newton 374 yds 1 TD 0 Sack 1 INT (35 yds Rushing 2 TD)

I know this a lot of random stats to some but this league is for money, and I would really like to win for the money, and bragging rights!!!

Thanks for the help!!!!
[ Edited by 36MertonHanks on Oct 4, 2011 at 6:16 PM ]
I would go with stafford. saints blitzes might pressure the young guy.
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The guy who has Calvin Johnson on his team. Play that guy.
Newton. Hes gonna get you pass and rush yards with pass and rush TDs. If it wasnt a home game id go with Stafford.
Originally posted by gold49digger:
I would go with stafford. saints blitzes might pressure the young guy.

Exactly my reason.
Unless you have Brady, Rodgers, or Brees then Newton should be in your lineup. Carolina has pretty much abandoned the running game and is letting this kid take over. Stafford will be good this week but Newton will be better.