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Week 1 Matchup: Atlanta at Kansas City

Kansas City

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 9.8ppg and ATL Allows 15.1ppg (+ 55%)
Alex Smith   13.0
Terrelle Pryor   8.8
Chase Daniel   2.3
Running Backs
Average 19.8ppg and ATL Allows 19.9ppg (+ 0%)
Jamaal Charles   13.2
Joe McKnight IR 1.8
Cyrus Gray Que 1.6
Anthony Sherman   0.8
Spencer Ware   0.0
De'Anthony Thomas   0.0
Knile Davis   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 14.0ppg and ATL Allows 18.8ppg (+ 34%)
Dwayne Bowe   7.5
Donnie Avery   6.1
Jason Avant   4.6
A.J. Jenkins IR 0.0
Albert Wilson   0.0
Da'Rick Rogers   0.0
Junior Hemingway   0.0
Frankie Hammond   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 4.7ppg and ATL Allows 8.0ppg (+ 69%)
Anthony Fasano   4.0
Richard Gordon   2.5
Travis Kelce   0.0
Demetrius Harris IR 0.0
Kickers
Average 6.7ppg and ATL Allows 6.9ppg (+ 3%)
Cairo Santos   0.0
Defensive Linemen
Average 10.6ppg and ATL Allows 14.1ppg (+ 34%)
Mike Devito IR 3.3
Kevin Vickerson   3.3
Jerel Worthy   3.1
Vance Walker   2.7
Dontari Poe   2.5
Allen Bailey   1.8
Jaye Howard   0.0
Linebackers
Average 24.6ppg and ATL Allows 22.5ppg ( -8%)
Derrick Johnson IR 8.3
Justin Houston   6.5
Tamba Hali   5.6
Dezman Moses IR 3.8
Joe Mays   3.6
James-Michael Johnson   3.4
Josh Mauga   2.5
Frank Zombo   1.7
Dee Ford   0.0
Josh Martin   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 25.1ppg and ATL Allows 27.8ppg (+ 11%)
Kurt Coleman   6.6
Eric Berry Out 5.8
Sean Smith   5.5
Christopher Owens   4.1
Jamell Fleming   2.6
Ron Parker   0.0
Marcus Cooper   0.0
Sanders Commings IR 0.0
Phillip Gaines   0.0
Husain Abdullah   0.0
Kelcie McCray   0.0

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Atlanta

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 20.2ppg and KC Allows 18.3ppg ( -9%)
Matt Ryan   20.2
T.J. Yates   2.1
Running Backs
Average 17.7ppg and KC Allows 20.0ppg (+ 13%)
Steven Jackson Pro 10.0
Jacquizz Rodgers   5.5
Antone Smith IR 0.0
Devonta Freeman   0.0
Patrick DiMarco   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and KC Allows 23.5ppg ( -10%)
Julio Jones   11.4
Roddy White   11.1
Harry Douglas   3.1
Drew Davis   2.5
Devin Hester   2.1
Eric Weems   0.7
Tight Ends
Average 9.4ppg and KC Allows 6.4ppg ( -32%)
Bear Pascoe   1.2
Levine Toilolo   0.0
Kickers
Average 8.9ppg and KC Allows 8.9ppg ( 0%)
Matt Bryant   8.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and KC Allows 19.4ppg (+ 10%)
Jonathan Babineaux   3.9
Osi Umenyiora   3.6
Tyson Jackson   3.3
Corey Peters   2.7
Paul Soliai   2.5
Cliff Matthews   1.5
Ra'Shede Hageman   0.0
Malliciah Goodman   0.0
Linebackers
Average 16.7ppg and KC Allows 24.4ppg (+ 46%)
Sean Weatherspoon IR 8.0
Kroy Biermann   3.2
Stansly Maponga   0.0
Paul Worrilow   0.0
Jonathan Massaquoi   0.0
Prince Shembo   0.0
Joplo Bartu   0.0
Nathan Stupar   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.9ppg and KC Allows 30.2ppg ( -5%)
William Moore IR 8.5
Josh Wilson   6.6
Charles Godfrey   5.3
Robert McClain   5.1
Dwight Lowery   4.4
Javier Arenas   4.2
Robert Alford IR 0.0
Desmond Trufant   0.0
Kemal Ishmael   0.0
Zeke Motta Out 0.0
Dezmen Southward   0.0

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