NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 5 - San Diego at New Orleans
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Week 5 Matchup: San Diego at New Orleans

New Orleans

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 23.1ppg and SD Allows 17.7ppg ( -23%)
Drew Brees   22.9
Running Backs
Average 24.1ppg and SD Allows 17.3ppg ( -28%)
Pierre Thomas Pro 6.3
Mark Ingram   5.8
Erik Lorig Out 1.2
Travaris Cadet   0.5
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and SD Allows 23.2ppg ( -11%)
Marques Colston   11.0
Joseph Morgan   5.1
Robert Meachem   3.6
Tight Ends
Average 11.5ppg and SD Allows 6.7ppg ( -42%)
Jimmy Graham Pro 10.1
Tom Crabtree   4.8
Ben Watson   4.3
Kickers
Average 6.9ppg and SD Allows 6.0ppg ( -14%)
Shayne Graham   8.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.0ppg and SD Allows 20.4ppg (+ 13%)
Cameron Jordan   5.4
Brandon Deaderick   2.4
Brodrick Bunkley   2.2
Akiem Hicks   1.8
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and SD Allows 25.1ppg (+ 45%)
Curtis Lofton   7.7
Junior Galette   3.7
David Hawthorne   2.7
Defensive Backs
Average 33.9ppg and SD Allows 27.2ppg ( -20%)
Jairus Byrd IR 6.5
Patrick Robinson Out 6.2
Keenan Lewis   5.4
Rafael Bush   3.8
Corey White   3.6

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San Diego

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 14.8ppg and NO Allows 21.4ppg (+ 44%)
Philip Rivers   14.8
Kellen Clemens   0.6
Running Backs
Average 15.9ppg and NO Allows 24.8ppg (+ 56%)
Ryan Mathews Out 8.5
Danny Woodhead IR 7.8
Donald Brown Out 5.7
Ronnie Brown   4.2
Shaun Draughn   3.3
Wide Receivers
Average 19.2ppg and NO Allows 28.1ppg (+ 46%)
Malcom Floyd   8.0
Eddie Royal   3.2
Seyi Ajirotutu   2.3
Tight Ends
Average 8.6ppg and NO Allows 8.2ppg ( -4%)
Antonio Gates   6.4
Ladarius Green   2.8
John Phillips   1.8
Kickers
Average 7.1ppg and NO Allows 8.9ppg (+ 25%)
Nick Novak   6.7
Defensive Linemen
Average 11.4ppg and NO Allows 12.0ppg (+ 5%)
Corey Liuget   4.8
Sean Lissemore   2.8
Kendall Reyes   2.7
Ricardo Mathews   1.1
Linebackers
Average 29.1ppg and NO Allows 21.6ppg ( -26%)
Donald Butler   7.5
Andrew Gachkar   4.1
Kavell Conner   3.9
Dwight Freeney   3.2
Jarret Johnson   2.9
Melvin Ingram Ir- 2.5
Reggie Walker   2.5
Defensive Backs
Average 32.3ppg and NO Allows 33.7ppg (+ 4%)
Eric Weddle   7.8
Richard Marshall   6.5
Brandon Flowers Pro 5.0
Marcus Gilchrist   3.5
Shareece Wright   2.6
Darrell Stuckey   2.3

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