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   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
Tim Hightower   0.0
Austin Johnson   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and WAS Allows 27.1ppg (+ 4%)
Hakeem Nicks   7.3
Willie Snead   0.0
Brandin Cooks   0.0
Vincent Brown Que 0.0
Brandon Coleman   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
C.J. Wilson   2.6
Darryl Tapp   2.4
Obum Gwacham   0.0
Hau'oli Kikaha Out 0.0
John Jenkins   0.0
Tyeler Davison   0.0
Bobby Richardson   0.0
Kasim Edebali   0.0
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and WAS Allows 20.9ppg (+ 21%)
James Laurinaitis   9.3
Dannell Ellerbe Pro 7.3
Craig Robertson   5.6
James Anderson   4.8
Michael Mauti   0.0
Nathan Stupar   0.0
Tony Steward Pro 0.0
Stephone Anthony   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 33.9ppg and WAS Allows 25.5ppg ( -25%)
Roman Harper   7.6
Jairus Byrd   6.5
Keenan Lewis Out 5.4
Jamarca Sanford IR 5.0
Chris Owens   4.1
Kyle Wilson IR 3.6
Damian Swann   0.0
Vinnie Sunseri   0.0
Brian Dixon   0.0
Delvin Breaux   0.0
Kenny Vaccaro   0.0
Brandon Dixon   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%)
Darrel Young   2.9
Matt Jones   0.0
Silas Redd Out 0.0
Chris Thompson Pro 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
Jordan Reed Pro 0.0
Derek Carrier Out 0.0
Marcel Jensen   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 Ir- 3.7
Josh Hull   3.0
Adam Hayward   1.9
Will Compton   0.0
Houston Bates   0.0
Martrell Spaight   0.0
Preston Smith   0.0
Gabe Miller   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
Tanard Jackson   0.0
Jeremy Harris   0.0
Will Blackmon   0.0
Duke Ihenacho   0.0
Kenny Okoro   0.0
Deshazor Everett   0.0
Jose Gumbs   0.0
Kyshoen Jarrett Out 0.0
Bashaud Breeland   0.0

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