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Week 5 Matchup: Denver at New England

New England

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 21.7ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg ( -31%)
Tom Brady Pro 21.8
Running Backs
Average 26.6ppg and DEN Allows 13.8ppg ( -48%)
Stevan Ridley IR 12.8
Shane Vereen   5.8
Brandon Bolden   5.1
LeGarrette Blount   2.7
Wide Receivers
Average 23.8ppg and DEN Allows 17.9ppg ( -25%)
Danny Amendola   7.8
Brandon LaFell Que 7.3
Julian Edelman   7.0
Matt Slater   0.3
Tight Ends
Average 15.3ppg and DEN Allows 10.2ppg ( -33%)
Rob Gronkowski   13.2
Michael Hoomanawanui   1.8
Kickers
Average 9.6ppg and DEN Allows 5.9ppg ( -38%)
Stephen Gostkowski   9.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 13.5ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg (+ 12%)
Rob Ninkovich   6.4
Chandler Jones   5.0
Vince Wilfork   4.5
Alan Branch   2.2
Linebackers
Average 28.1ppg and DEN Allows 20.7ppg ( -26%)
Jerod Mayo IR 9.0
Akeem Ayers   7.2
Dont'a Hightower Que 5.6
Jonathan Casillas   3.1
Chris White   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.4ppg and DEN Allows 33.2ppg (+ 6%)
Darrelle Revis   9.8
Devin McCourty   7.0
Brandon Browner Que 6.4
Alfonzo Dennard IR 6.2
Kyle Arrington   4.8
Patrick Chung   4.5
Tavon Wilson   4.2
Nate Ebner   1.0

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Denver

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 20.2ppg and NE Allows 19.9ppg ( -2%)
Peyton Manning Que 20.3
Running Backs
Average 19.8ppg and NE Allows 16.7ppg ( -15%)
Jeremy Stewart   4.1
Ronnie Hillman   3.2
Wide Receivers
Average 31.2ppg and NE Allows 23.7ppg ( -24%)
Demaryius Thomas   12.8
Wes Welker   10.9
Emmanuel Sanders   4.3
Kyle Williams Que 2.7
Andre Caldwell   1.1
Tight Ends
Average 8.7ppg and NE Allows 9.0ppg (+ 4%)
Jacob Tamme   4.5
Virgil Green   2.1
Dominique Jones   0.8
Kickers
Average 8.3ppg and NE Allows 6.3ppg ( -24%)
Connor Barth   8.2
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and NE Allows 14.3ppg ( -19%)
Demarcus Ware   5.6
Derek Wolfe   4.1
Terrance Knighton   2.8
Mitch Unrein   1.9
Marvin Austin   1.6
Malik Jackson   0.8
Linebackers
Average 24.1ppg and NE Allows 21.6ppg ( -10%)
Von Miller   8.8
Danny Trevathan IR 2.9
Nate Irving IR 1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 30.4ppg and NE Allows 31.8ppg (+ 5%)
Aqib Talib   6.9
Chris Harris   6.6
T.J. Ward   5.4
Rahim Moore   5.1
Tony Carter   4.8
David Bruton   2.3
Josh Bush   0.7
Omar Bolden   0.6

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