NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 1 - Washington at New Orleans

 
 
 
 
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Week 1 Matchup: Washington at New Orleans

New Orleans

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 23.1ppg and WAS Allows 19.1ppg ( -17%)
Drew Brees Pro 22.9
Matt Flynn   2.5
Luke McCown   -0.3
Running Backs
Average 24.1ppg and WAS Allows 16.6ppg ( -31%)
C.J. Spiller Pro 13.6
Mark Ingram Pro 5.8
Kendall Hunter Pro 5.0
Travaris Cadet   0.5
Austin Johnson   0.0
Tim Hightower   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and WAS Allows 27.1ppg (+ 4%)
Brandin Cooks   0.0
Vincent Brown   0.0
Brandon Coleman   0.0
Willie Snead   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 11.5ppg and WAS Allows 10.4ppg ( -10%)
Tom Crabtree   4.8
Coby Fleener   3.3
Michael Hoomanawanui   1.8
Michael Higgins   -0.3
Josh Hill   0.0
Kickers
Average 6.9ppg and WAS Allows 7.5ppg (+ 8%)
Connor Barth   8.2
Kai Forbath   7.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.0ppg and WAS Allows 19.8ppg (+ 10%)
Cameron Jordan Pro 5.4
Nick Fairley   5.0
Kevin Williams   3.3
John Jenkins   0.0
Tyeler Davison   0.0
Bobby Richardson   0.0
Kasim Edebali   0.0
Obum Gwacham   0.0
Hau'oli Kikaha   0.0
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and WAS Allows 20.9ppg (+ 21%)
James Laurinaitis   9.3
Dannell Ellerbe   7.3
Craig Robertson   5.6
James Anderson   4.8
Tony Steward Pro 0.0
Stephone Anthony   0.0
Michael Mauti   0.0
Nathan Stupar   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 33.9ppg and WAS Allows 25.5ppg ( -25%)
Jairus Byrd   6.5
Keenan Lewis Pro 5.4
Jamarca Sanford   5.0
Chris Owens   4.1
Kyle Wilson   3.6
Brian Dixon   0.0
Kenny Vaccaro   0.0
Delvin Breaux   0.0
Brandon Dixon   0.0
Damian Swann   0.0
Vinnie Sunseri   0.0

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Washington

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 22.6ppg and NO Allows 21.4ppg ( -6%)
Kirk Cousins   11.3
Colt McCoy   8.9
Running Backs
Average 19.5ppg and NO Allows 24.8ppg (+ 27%)
Pierre Thomas   6.3
Darrel Young   2.9
Chris Thompson Pro 0.0
Matt Jones   0.0
Silas Redd Out 0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 25.4ppg and NO Allows 28.1ppg (+ 11%)
Pierre Garcon   8.9
DeSean Jackson   7.4
LaRon Byrd   0.4
Rashad Ross   0.0
Ryan Grant   0.0
Jamison Crowder   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 4.4ppg and NO Allows 8.2ppg (+ 88%)
Vernon Davis   5.7
Logan Paulsen Pro 2.8
Niles Paul Pro 2.1
Alex Smith   0.6
Derek Carrier Pro 0.0
Marcel Jensen   0.0
Jordan Reed   0.0
Kickers
Average 7.6ppg and NO Allows 8.9ppg (+ 17%)
Dustin Hopkins   0.0
Defensive Linemen
Average 7.4ppg and NO Allows 12.0ppg (+ 61%)
Evander Hood   3.7
Ricky Jean-Francois   2.9
Kendall Reyes   2.7
Stephen Paea   2.2
Kedric Golston   1.5
Chris Baker   1.3
Jerrell Powe   1.1
Kentwan Balmer   0.0
Trent Murphy   0.0
Linebackers
Average 31.3ppg and NO Allows 21.6ppg ( -31%)
Perry Riley Pro 7.4
Mason Foster   6.7
Ryan Kerrigan   5.9
Junior Galette   3.7
Josh Hull   3.0
Adam Hayward   1.9
Preston Smith   0.0
Gabe Miller   0.0
Will Compton   0.0
Houston Bates   0.0
Martrell Spaight   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.3ppg and NO Allows 33.7ppg (+ 8%)
Deangelo Hall   7.1
Cary Williams   7.1
Josh Norman   5.5
Greg Toler   5.4
David Bruton Pro 2.3
Kenny Okoro   0.0
Jose Gumbs   0.0
Deshazor Everett   0.0
Tanard Jackson   0.0
Kyshoen Jarrett Out 0.0
Bashaud Breeland   0.0
Will Blackmon   0.0
Jeremy Harris   0.0
Duke Ihenacho   0.0

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