NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 3 - Houston at Denver

 
 
 
 
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Week 3 Matchup: Houston at Denver

Denver

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 20.2ppg and HOU Allows 17.4ppg ( -14%)
Peyton Manning   20.3
Running Backs
Average 19.8ppg and HOU Allows 14.0ppg ( -29%)
Jeremy Stewart   4.1
Ronnie Hillman   3.2
Wide Receivers
Average 31.2ppg and HOU Allows 23.4ppg ( -25%)
Demaryius Thomas   12.8
Emmanuel Sanders   4.3
Kyle Williams   2.7
Andre Caldwell   1.1
Tight Ends
Average 8.7ppg and HOU Allows 9.1ppg (+ 5%)
Owen Daniels   7.2
James Casey   3.2
Virgil Green Pro 2.1
Dominique Jones   0.8
Kickers
Average 8.3ppg and HOU Allows 6.3ppg ( -24%)
Connor Barth   8.2
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and HOU Allows 18.7ppg (+ 7%)
Derek Wolfe Sus 4.1
Antonio Smith   3.9
Vance Walker   2.7
Marvin Austin   1.6
Malik Jackson Pro 0.8
Linebackers
Average 24.1ppg and HOU Allows 20.0ppg ( -17%)
Von Miller   8.8
Demarcus Ware   5.6
Danny Trevathan   2.9
Reggie Walker   2.5
Defensive Backs
Average 30.4ppg and HOU Allows 28.8ppg ( -5%)
Aqib Talib   6.9
Chris Harris   6.6
T.J. Ward   5.4
Tony Carter   4.8
Darian Stewart   3.0
David Bruton   2.3
Josh Bush   0.7
Omar Bolden   0.6

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Houston

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.1ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg ( -1%)
Brian Hoyer   7.9
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and DEN Allows 13.8ppg ( -46%)
Arian Foster   16.6
Chris Polk   1.0
Jonathan Grimes   0.9
Wide Receivers
Average 18.6ppg and DEN Allows 17.9ppg ( -4%)
Cecil Shorts   10.0
Nate Washington   6.1
Damaris Johnson   2.3
Keshawn Martin   1.2
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and DEN Allows 10.2ppg (+ 8%)
Garrett Graham   3.4
Kickers
Average 8.6ppg and DEN Allows 5.9ppg ( -31%)
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.5ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg ( -19%)
J.J. Watt   10.3
Vince Wilfork   4.5
Brandon Deaderick   2.4
Jared Crick   1.6
Linebackers
Average 20.8ppg and DEN Allows 20.7ppg ( -1%)
Brian Cushing   6.7
Akeem Dent Out 3.7
Whitney Mercilus   3.6
Jeff Tarpinian   1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 29.9ppg and DEN Allows 33.2ppg (+ 11%)
Stevie Brown   8.1
Johnathan Joseph   5.8
Kareem Jackson   5.7
Rahim Moore   5.1

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