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Week 4 Matchup: Minnesota at Detroit

Detroit

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.6ppg and MIN Allows 19.9ppg (+ 1%)
Matthew Stafford   18.7
Dan Orlovsky   2.0
Running Backs
Average 18.9ppg and MIN Allows 16.5ppg ( -13%)
Joique Bell Que 6.7
Wide Receivers
Average 26.3ppg and MIN Allows 23.9ppg ( -9%)
Calvin Johnson Pro 14.2
Golden Tate   7.8
Ryan Broyles   5.4
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and MIN Allows 7.6ppg ( -20%)
Brandon Pettigrew   5.7
Kickers
Average 8.4ppg and MIN Allows 6.8ppg ( -19%)
Matt Prater   8.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and MIN Allows 13.9ppg ( -21%)
Haloti Ngata   4.6
C.J. Mosley   4.1
Jason Jones   2.9
Darryl Tapp   2.4
Andre Fluellen   1.8
Linebackers
Average 18.7ppg and MIN Allows 21.4ppg (+ 15%)
Stephen Tulloch IR 6.8
DeAndre Levy   5.6
Josh Bynes   4.4
Tahir Whitehead   2.0
Ashlee Palmer   1.9
Travis Lewis IR 1.5
Defensive Backs
Average 25.6ppg and MIN Allows 28.3ppg (+ 11%)
Josh Wilson   6.6
Glover Quin   6.5
Don Carey   6.0
Cassius Vaughn   5.4
Isa Abdul-Quddus   4.3
Dwight Bentley IR 3.5
Rashean Mathis   3.1
Josh Thomas   2.9
James Ihedigbo   2.2
Crezdon Butler   1.5

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Minnesota

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 13.3ppg and DET Allows 17.5ppg (+ 32%)
Shaun Hill   14.8
Running Backs
Average 22.0ppg and DET Allows 17.1ppg ( -22%)
Adrian Peterson Sus 19.3
DuJuan Harris   7.4
Matt Asiata   0.3
Wide Receivers
Average 16.5ppg and DET Allows 24.3ppg (+ 47%)
Mike Wallace   8.8
Jarius Wright Pro 6.3
Tight Ends
Average 7.4ppg and DET Allows 7.7ppg (+ 5%)
Kyle Rudolph   6.5
Rhett Ellison   1.2
Kickers
Average 8.8ppg and DET Allows 9.3ppg (+ 5%)
Blair Walsh   8.8
Defensive Linemen
Average 20.5ppg and DET Allows 17.1ppg ( -17%)
Everson Griffen   5.5
Brian Robison   4.6
Linval Joseph   4.1
Corey Wootton   3.7
Tom Johnson   2.1
Linebackers
Average 19.7ppg and DET Allows 20.4ppg (+ 3%)
Chad Greenway Pro 9.0
Casey Matthews   1.5
Defensive Backs
Average 30.7ppg and DET Allows 37.7ppg (+ 23%)
Harrison Smith   7.9
Terence Newman   6.2
Captain Munnerlyn   5.1
Robert Blanton   4.5
Josh Robinson   4.1
Taylor Mays   2.1
Mistral Raymond IR 1.9
Marcus Sherels   0.8

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