NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 1 - St. Louis at Detroit

 
 
 
 
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Week 1 Matchup: St. Louis at Detroit

Detroit

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.6ppg and STL Allows 16.9ppg ( -14%)
Matthew Stafford   18.7
Dan Orlovsky   2.0
Running Backs
Average 18.9ppg and STL Allows 19.1ppg (+ 1%)
Joique Bell Out 6.7
Theo Riddick   0.0
George Winn   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.3ppg and STL Allows 18.8ppg ( -29%)
Calvin Johnson   14.2
Lance Moore   9.3
Golden Tate   7.8
Ryan Broyles   5.4
Jeremy Ross   0.0
Corey Fuller   0.0
Greg Salas   0.0
Skye Dawson   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and STL Allows 7.2ppg ( -24%)
Brandon Pettigrew   5.7
David Ausberry   1.2
Eric Ebron   0.0
Joseph Fauria Pro 0.0
Kickers
Average 8.4ppg and STL Allows 7.9ppg ( -6%)
Matt Prater   8.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and STL Allows 14.8ppg ( -15%)
Haloti Ngata   4.6
Corey Wootton   3.7
Jason Jones Out 2.9
Darryl Tapp   2.4
Tyrunn Walker   0.0
Devin Taylor   0.0
Caraun Reid   0.0
Ezekiel Ansah   0.0
Linebackers
Average 18.7ppg and STL Allows 22.4ppg (+ 20%)
Stephen Tulloch Pro 6.8
DeAndre Levy   5.6
Josh Bynes   4.4
Tahir Whitehead   2.0
Travis Lewis   1.5
Kyle Van Noy   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 25.6ppg and STL Allows 28.3ppg (+ 11%)
Josh Wilson   6.6
Glover Quin   6.5
Don Carey   6.0
Isa Abdul-Quddus   4.3
Chris Owens   4.1
Rashean Mathis   3.1
James Ihedigbo   2.2
Taylor Mays   2.1
RJ Stanford   1.7
Crezdon Butler   1.5
Mohammed Seisay   0.0
Nate Ness   0.0
Darius Slay   0.0
Nevin Lawson   0.0

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7/31 Lions RB Joique Bell is 'coming along quickly' but has no timetable for a return Injury
7/29 Lions RB Joique Bell put on the active/PUP list Injury

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St. Louis

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 14.9ppg and DET Allows 17.5ppg (+ 17%)
Nick Foles   13.9
Austin Davis   0.0
Case Keenum   0.0
Running Backs
Average 14.4ppg and DET Allows 17.1ppg (+ 19%)
Benny Cunningham   0.0
Trey Watts Sus 0.0
Tre Mason   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 22.8ppg and DET Allows 24.3ppg (+ 7%)
Chris Givens   5.9
Kenny Britt   5.9
Damian Williams   2.5
Brian Quick Pro 2.0
Devon Wylie   1.1
Tavon Austin   0.0
Stedman Bailey   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 6.0ppg and DET Allows 7.7ppg (+ 29%)
Jared Cook   5.9
Lance Kendricks   4.7
Cory Harkey   1.1
Brad Smelley   0.3
Alex Bayer   0.0
Justice Cunningham   0.0
Kickers
Average 5.9ppg and DET Allows 9.3ppg (+ 56%)
Greg Zuerlein   5.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 19.3ppg and DET Allows 17.1ppg ( -11%)
Robert Quinn   5.2
Nick Fairley   5.0
Chris Long Pro 4.5
Michael Brockers   4.1
William Hayes   3.9
Eugene Sims   3.1
Aaron Donald   0.0
Ethan Westbrooks   0.0
Linebackers
Average 21.1ppg and DET Allows 20.4ppg ( -3%)
James Laurinaitis   9.3
Jo-Lonn Dunbar   7.9
Akeem Ayers   7.2
Will Herring   2.0
Alec Ogletree   0.0
Daren Bates   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 32.0ppg and DET Allows 37.7ppg (+ 18%)
Janoris Jenkins   8.4
Mark Barron Pro 6.0
Trumaine Johnson   3.5
Rodney McLeod   2.1
Brandon McGee Que 0.0
E.J. Gaines Pro 0.0
T.J. McDonald Pro 0.0
Lamarcus Joyner   0.0
Cody Davis   0.0
Marcus Roberson   0.0

FFToolbox Rams News

8/1 Rams HC Jeff Fisher is 'very, very encouraged' by RB Todd Gurley's recovery Injury
7/30 Rams WR Brian Quick on the active roster Injury
7/28 Rams RB Tre Mason expected to 'play a significant role' regardless of Todd Gurley's availability
7/28 The Rams official website believes there is a possibility RB Todd Gurley could start Week 1
7/28 Rams RB Todd Gurley to start training camp on the active roster Injury

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