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Week 1 Matchup: Pittsburgh at Denver

Denver

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 20.2ppg and PIT Allows 12.5ppg ( -38%)
Peyton Manning Que 20.3
Brock Osweiler   -0.3
Running Backs
Average 19.8ppg and PIT Allows 13.8ppg ( -30%)
Jeremy Stewart   4.1
Ronnie Hillman   3.2
Juwan Thompson   0.0
C.J. Anderson   0.0
Montee Ball IR 0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 31.2ppg and PIT Allows 19.0ppg ( -39%)
Demaryius Thomas   12.8
Wes Welker   10.9
Emmanuel Sanders   4.3
Kyle Williams Que 2.7
Andre Caldwell   1.1
Cody Latimer   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 8.7ppg and PIT Allows 6.4ppg ( -27%)
Jacob Tamme   4.5
Virgil Green   2.1
Dominique Jones   0.8
Julius Thomas   0.0
Kickers
Average 8.3ppg and PIT Allows 7.1ppg ( -14%)
Connor Barth   8.2
Brandon McManus   0.0
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and PIT Allows 18.3ppg (+ 4%)
Demarcus Ware   5.6
Derek Wolfe   4.1
Terrance Knighton   2.8
Mitch Unrein   1.9
Marvin Austin   1.6
Malik Jackson   0.8
Quanterus Smith IR 0.0
Sylvester Williams   0.0
Linebackers
Average 24.1ppg and PIT Allows 23.1ppg ( -4%)
Von Miller   8.8
Danny Trevathan IR 2.9
Nate Irving IR 1.0
Lerentee McCray   0.0
Todd Davis   0.0
Brandon Marshall   0.0
Lamin Barrow   0.0
Steven Johnson   0.0
Corey Nelson   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 30.4ppg and PIT Allows 31.2ppg (+ 3%)
Aqib Talib   6.9
Chris Harris   6.6
T.J. Ward   5.4
Rahim Moore   5.1
Tony Carter   4.8
David Bruton   2.3
Josh Bush   0.7
Omar Bolden   0.6
Kayvon Webster   0.0
Quinton Carter IR 0.0
Bradley Roby   0.0

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Pittsburgh

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 16.8ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg ( -11%)
Ben Roethlisberger   17.8
Bruce Gradkowski   1.2
Running Backs
Average 16.0ppg and DEN Allows 13.8ppg ( -13%)
Ben Tate   4.1
Will Johnson   1.6
Dri Archer   0.0
Le'Veon Bell Pro 0.0
Josh Harris   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 21.5ppg and DEN Allows 17.9ppg ( -17%)
Lance Moore   9.3
Antonio Brown   8.5
Darrius Heyward-Bey   6.1
Martavis Bryant   0.0
Markus Wheaton   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 9.2ppg and DEN Allows 10.2ppg (+ 11%)
Heath Miller   8.6
Matt Spaeth   1.5
Michael Palmer   1.4
Michael Egnew   0.0
Kickers
Average 7.4ppg and DEN Allows 5.9ppg ( -19%)
Shaun Suisham   7.4
Defensive Linemen
Average 10.0ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg (+ 50%)
Brett Keisel IR 3.6
Steve Mclendon   2.3
Cameron Heyward   1.9
Clifton Geathers   1.8
Cam Thomas   1.6
Matt Conrath   0.0
Daniel McCullers   0.0
Stephon Tuitt   0.0
Linebackers
Average 27.0ppg and DEN Allows 20.7ppg ( -23%)
Lawrence Timmons   8.7
James Harrison   6.8
Jason Worilds   4.1
Arthur Moats   2.6
Terence Garvin   0.0
Sean Spence   0.0
Jarvis Jones   0.0
Vince Williams   0.0
Ryan Shazier   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 27.3ppg and DEN Allows 33.2ppg (+ 22%)
Troy Polamalu   5.9
William Gay   5.1
Cortez Allen IR 5.0
Michael Mitchell   3.9
Ike Taylor   3.8
Brice McCain   3.1
Antwon Blake   3.0
Will Allen   2.9
Robert Golden   1.7
B.W. Webb   0.0
Ross Ventrone   0.0
Shamarko Thomas   0.0

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