Matthew Stafford ($7,300) – Detroit Lions – Value
Priced as the QB11 on opening weekend, Matthew Stafford draws a juicy matchup against the Chicago Bears. Widely perceived as one of fantasy’s top defenses, Chicago actually provides a leverage point for Stafford on the Week 1 slate.
Prior to injury last year, Stafford threw for 2,499 yards and 19 touchdowns. Extrapolated over the course of an entire season, these numbers climb to 4,998 passing yards and 38 scores. Stafford also ranked second in yards per attempt, while completing an absurd 64.3-percent of his passes.