NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 8 - Tampa Bay at Minnesota
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Week 8 Matchup: Tampa Bay at Minnesota

Minnesota

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 13.3ppg and TB Allows 20.6ppg (+ 55%)
Christian Ponder   13.3
Matt Cassel IR 11.6
Running Backs
Average 22.0ppg and TB Allows 16.9ppg ( -23%)
Adrian Peterson Sus 19.3
Jerome Felton Pro 0.9
Matt Asiata   0.3
Wide Receivers
Average 16.5ppg and TB Allows 27.4ppg (+ 67%)
Greg Jennings   7.6
Jarius Wright   6.3
Tight Ends
Average 7.4ppg and TB Allows 8.9ppg (+ 22%)
Kyle Rudolph Out 6.5
Rhett Ellison   1.2
Kickers
Average 8.8ppg and TB Allows 6.4ppg ( -28%)
Blair Walsh   8.8
Defensive Linemen
Average 20.5ppg and TB Allows 15.3ppg ( -25%)
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 TB Allows 21.5ppg (+ 9%)
Chad Greenway Que 9.0
Jasper Brinkley   5.3
Defensive Backs
Average 30.7ppg and TB Allows 26.8ppg ( -13%)
Harrison Smith   7.9
Captain Munnerlyn Que 5.1
Robert Blanton   4.5
Josh Robinson Que 4.1
Mistral Raymond IR 1.9
Marcus Sherels   0.8

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Tampa Bay

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 16.8ppg and MIN Allows 19.9ppg (+ 18%)
Running Backs
Average 20.1ppg and MIN Allows 16.5ppg ( -18%)
Doug Martin   16.5
Jorvorskie Lane   2.0
Wide Receivers
Average 25.3ppg and MIN Allows 23.9ppg ( -6%)
Vincent Jackson Pro 11.7
Louis Murphy   2.7
Tight Ends
Average 6.1ppg and MIN Allows 7.6ppg (+ 24%)
Brandon Myers   6.5
Luke Stocker   1.9
Kickers
Average 8.2ppg and MIN Allows 6.8ppg ( -18%)
Defensive Linemen
Average 14.8ppg and MIN Allows 13.9ppg ( -7%)
Michael Johnson   6.3
Gerald McCoy Que 3.5
Da'Quan Bowers   3.4
Clinton McDonald   1.8
Adrian Clayborn IR 0.8
Scott Solomon   0.8
Linebackers
Average 19.2ppg and MIN Allows 21.4ppg (+ 12%)
Lavonte David   8.8
Mason Foster Que 6.7
Jonathan Casillas   3.1
Larry English Que 2.2
Defensive Backs
Average 33.7ppg and MIN Allows 28.3ppg ( -16%)
Major Wright   6.2
Leonard Johnson   6.0
Mark Barron   6.0
Alterraun Verner   6.0
Dashon Goldson Que 5.8
Keith Tandy   1.8
Crezdon Butler   1.5
Mike Jenkins IR 1.4

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