New Meadowlands Stadium | Monday, September 13 | 7:00 p.m. EST (ESPN)
Pick: Jets 20, Ravens 17
165 pass yards, 2 INTExpect the Ravens to emphasize Ray Rice and Willis McGahee against the Jets in what may be the worst season opening matchup for any QB in the league.
5 rec, 30 rec yards, 75 rush yards, 1 rush TDHas very few unproductive weeks due to his run and pass-catching abilities. Rice is the only safe fantasy option that the Ravens have against the Jets.
20 rush yards, 1 rush TDHe has taken a backseat to Ray Rice, but if the Ravens reach the goal line they will turn to McGahee first.
3 rec, 60 yardsBoldin makes his Baltimore debut against the league's best pass defense from last season. He could be a monster touchdown producer this year, but he'll start out slow against the Jets.
2 rec, 30 yardsEverybody's busy talking about Boldin, but Mason was still Joe Flacco's most targeted receiver throughout the preseason.
2 rec, 25 yardsHis additon makes a strong receiving corps even better. Housh is still the team's third receiver, however.
2 rec, 20 yardsHeap enjoyed one of his best, and healthiest, preseasons in years, but the Ravens have a lot of big receiving targets already competing for looks.
2 PATs, 1 FGCame on strong in camp to take the starting job from Shayne Graham. He'll be called on if the Ravens can't find the end zone against the Jets.
5 sacks, 2 INT, 2 FumblesOne of the best front sevens in football but the secondary could be leaky. Still, Mark Sanchez hasn't proven he can break down defenses with any kind of consistency.
170 pass yards, 1 pass TD, 5 rush yards, 2 INTSanchez gets a tough Week 1 matchup vs. the Ravens. And he'll be without the suspended Santonio Holmes. If the Jets decided to play it safe, Sanchez's fantasy stats will be limited.
1 rec, 5 rec yards, 85 rush yards, 1 rush TDIt's a tough matchup for Greene against a stout Baltimore front seven. However, should the Jets get conservative in a defensive battle, Greene seemingly would benefit.
20 rush yardsWe'll find out in Week 1 how the Jets plan on using LT. Joe McKnight figures to the be third-down back with Shonn Greene starting.
5 rec, 75 yardsEdwards figures to get a bit of an extra workload the first month of the season with Santonio Holmes suspended. The risk is the Jets go conservative in a defensive battle.
3 rec, 50 yards, 1 TDWith Santonio Holmes suspended the first four games, Cotchery is in a good spot to see significant targets in Week 1. Braylon Edwards should garner the defense's attention, leaving Cotchery to work one-on-one and over the middle.
3 rec, 40 yardsKeller figures to be the Jets' main red-zone option, at least early in the season with Santonio Holmes suspended. The Jets only have two impact WR on the roster, which means Keller could get additional targets.
2 PATs, 2 FGsPoints won't come cheap against the Ravens; Folk could make the difference
6 sacks, 2 INT, 1 FumbleWeek 1 looks to be a defensive battle against the Ravens. Baltimore has an improving passing game and a strong running game. The Jets, though, should be able to force QB Joe Flacco into some mistakes, especially with the return of Darrelle Revis.