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Week 12 Matchup: Houston at Detroit

Detroit

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.6ppg and HOU Allows 17.4ppg ( -11%)
Matthew Stafford   18.7
Dan Orlovsky   2.0
Running Backs
Average 18.9ppg and HOU Allows 14.0ppg ( -26%)
Reggie Bush Que 11.0
Joique Bell   6.7
Montell Owens IR 6.7
Jed Collins   1.7
Wide Receivers
Average 26.3ppg and HOU Allows 23.4ppg ( -11%)
Calvin Johnson Que 14.2
Golden Tate   7.8
Ryan Broyles   5.4
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and HOU Allows 9.1ppg ( -4%)
Brandon Pettigrew Que 5.7
Kellen Davis   2.5
Kickers
Average 8.4ppg and HOU Allows 6.3ppg ( -25%)
Matt Prater   8.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and HOU Allows 18.7ppg (+ 7%)
Nick Fairley Out 5.0
C.J. Mosley Sus 4.1
Ndamukong Suh   3.9
Jason Jones   2.9
Darryl Tapp   2.4
Linebackers
Average 18.7ppg and HOU Allows 20.0ppg (+ 7%)
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 HOU Allows 28.8ppg (+ 12%)
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
James Ihedigbo   2.2

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Houston

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.1ppg and DET Allows 17.5ppg (+ 16%)
Ryan Fitzpatrick   15.1
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and DET Allows 17.1ppg ( -33%)
Arian Foster Pro 16.6
Jonathan Grimes   0.9
Wide Receivers
Average 18.6ppg and DET Allows 24.3ppg (+ 31%)
Andre Johnson Pro 11.5
Damaris Johnson   2.3
DeVier Posey   1.4
Keshawn Martin   1.2
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and DET Allows 7.7ppg ( -19%)
Garrett Graham   3.4
Kickers
Average 8.6ppg and DET Allows 9.3ppg (+ 7%)
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.5ppg and DET Allows 17.1ppg ( -7%)
J.J. Watt   10.3
Ryan Pickett   2.5
Tim Jamison Pro 2.2
Jared Crick   1.6
Jerrell Powe   1.1
Linebackers
Average 20.8ppg and DET Allows 20.4ppg ( -2%)
Brian Cushing Que 6.7
Akeem Dent   3.7
Whitney Mercilus Pro 3.6
Brooks Reed Pro 3.2
Zach Diles   1.8
Jeff Tarpinian Out 1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 29.9ppg and DET Allows 37.7ppg (+ 26%)
Danieal Manning   6.4
Johnathan Joseph Pro 5.8
Kareem Jackson   5.7
Kendrick Lewis   3.0

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