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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
Luke McCown   -0.3
Running Backs
Average 24.1ppg and WAS Allows 16.6ppg ( -31%)
C.J. Spiller   13.6
Mark Ingram   5.8
Erik Lorig   1.2
Austin Johnson IR 0.0
Tim Hightower   0.0
Edwin Baker   0.0
Khiry Robinson   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and WAS Allows 27.1ppg (+ 4%)
Marques Colston   11.0
Joseph Morgan   5.1
Brandin Cooks IR 0.0
Jalen Saunders   0.0
Nick Toon   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 11.5ppg and WAS Allows 10.4ppg ( -10%)
Tom Crabtree   4.8
Ben Watson   4.3
Orson Charles   1.1
Josh Hill   0.0
Kickers
Average 6.9ppg and WAS Allows 7.5ppg (+ 8%)
Shayne Graham   8.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.0ppg and WAS Allows 19.8ppg (+ 10%)
Anthony Spencer   8.6
Cameron Jordan   5.4
Brandon Deaderick   2.4
Brodrick Bunkley   2.2
Akiem Hicks IR 1.8
John Jenkins IR 0.0
Glenn Foster IR 0.0
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and WAS Allows 20.9ppg (+ 21%)
Dannell Ellerbe IR 7.3
Junior Galette   3.7
Moise Fokou   3.0
David Hawthorne   2.7
Ramon Humber   0.0
Parys Haralson   0.0
Kasim Edebali   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 33.9ppg and WAS Allows 25.5ppg ( -25%)
Jairus Byrd IR 6.5
Brandon Browner Que 6.4
Keenan Lewis   5.4
Jamarca Sanford   5.0
Kenny Phillips   4.8
Rafael Bush IR 3.8
Kyle Wilson   3.6
Pierre Warren   0.0
Marcus Ball   0.0
Terrence Frederick   0.0
Brian Dixon   0.0
Kenny Vaccaro   0.0
Vinnie Sunseri IR 0.0

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Washington

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 22.6ppg and NO Allows 21.4ppg ( -6%)
Robert Griffin III   21.9
Kirk Cousins   11.3
Colt McCoy IR 8.9
Running Backs
Average 19.5ppg and NO Allows 24.8ppg (+ 27%)
Alfred Morris   15.4
Darrel Young   2.9
Chris Thompson   0.0
Silas Redd   0.0
Michael Hill   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 25.4ppg and NO Allows 28.1ppg (+ 11%)
Pierre Garcon   8.9
DeSean Jackson   7.4
Andre Roberts   7.3
Ryan Grant   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 4.4ppg and NO Allows 8.2ppg (+ 88%)
Logan Paulsen   2.8
Niles Paul   2.1
Jordan Reed   0.0
Kickers
Average 7.6ppg and NO Allows 8.9ppg (+ 17%)
Kai Forbath   7.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 7.4ppg and NO Allows 12.0ppg (+ 61%)
Jason Hatcher IR 3.8
Ricky Jean-Francois   2.9
Terrance Knighton   2.8
Frank Kearse   2.3
Stephen Paea   2.2
Kedric Golston   1.5
Chris Baker   1.3
Chris Neild IR 0.0
Linebackers
Average 31.3ppg and NO Allows 21.6ppg ( -31%)
Perry Riley   7.4
Ryan Kerrigan   5.9
Akeem Jordan IR 2.9
Adam Hayward IR 1.9
Keenan Robinson   1.3
Will Compton   0.0
Trevardo Williams   0.0
Gabe Miller   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.3ppg and NO Allows 33.7ppg (+ 8%)
Brandon Meriweather IR 11.0
Deangelo Hall IR 7.1
Tracy Porter IR 6.9
Dashon Goldson   5.8
Chris Culliver   4.2
Jeron Johnson   2.9
Justin Rogers   2.8
Bashaud Breeland   0.0
Duke Ihenacho IR 0.0
Trent Robinson   0.0
Akeem Davis   0.0
David Amerson   0.0
Kenny Okoro   0.0
Phillip Thomas   0.0

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