NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 5 - Cleveland at New York Giants

 
 
 
 
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Week 5 Matchup: Cleveland at New York Giants

New York Giants

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.7ppg and CLE Allows 17.9ppg (+ 14%)
Eli Manning   15.6
Running Backs
Average 21.9ppg and CLE Allows 20.0ppg ( -9%)
Shane Vereen   5.8
Rashad Jennings   5.3
Henry Hynoski   1.1
Wide Receivers
Average 24.9ppg and CLE Allows 25.5ppg (+ 3%)
James Jones   10.8
Victor Cruz Pro 10.6
Rueben Randle   4.0
Juron Criner   2.6
Dwayne Harris   2.6
Preston Parker   0.4
Tight Ends
Average 6.4ppg and CLE Allows 6.2ppg ( -4%)
Daniel Fells   1.4
Kickers
Average 9.1ppg and CLE Allows 6.4ppg ( -30%)
Josh Brown   10.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.3ppg and CLE Allows 14.4ppg ( -32%)
Jason Pierre-Paul Que 5.9
Cullen Jenkins   3.1
Robert Ayers   2.2
Kenrick Ellis   2.1
George Selvie Que 1.7
Markus Kuhn   1.4
Linebackers
Average 22.6ppg and CLE Allows 24.2ppg (+ 7%)
Jon Beason Que 6.8
Jameel McClain Out 5.6
Victor Butler Sus 4.1
Mark Herzlich Pro 3.5
Jonathan Casillas   3.1
J.T. Thomas   2.0
Zak DeOssie   2.0
Ashlee Palmer   1.9
Defensive Backs
Average 30.2ppg and CLE Allows 28.4ppg ( -6%)
Brandon Meriweather   11.0
Mike Harris   5.3
Prince Amukamara Pro 5.0
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Pro 4.8
Jayron Hosley   3.8
Jeromy Miles   3.4
Chykie Brown   2.4
Josh Gordy   2.4

FFToolbox Giants News

8/27 Giants WR Victor Cruz will not play Saturday Injury
8/25 Giants WR Rueben Randle returns to practice Injury
8/24 Giants WR Rueben Randle struggling with knee tendinitis Injury
8/21 Giants WR Rueben Randle believes their passing offense may be 'close to unstoppable'

Latest Giants Rumors and News


Cleveland

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 12.8ppg and NYG Allows 18.8ppg (+ 46%)
Thaddeus Lewis   11.5
Tyler Thigpen   1.2
Running Backs
Average 16.7ppg and NYG Allows 17.8ppg (+ 7%)
Shaun Draughn Pro 3.3
Wide Receivers
Average 19.7ppg and NYG Allows 25.4ppg (+ 29%)
Terrelle Pryor   8.8
Brian Hartline   7.6
Dwayne Bowe Que 7.5
Josh Gordon Sus 6.9
Andrew Hawkins   5.7
Travis Benjamin   4.5
Marlon Moore Que 2.3
Tight Ends
Average 6.4ppg and NYG Allows 6.9ppg (+ 8%)
Robert Housler   3.2
Gary Barnidge   2.8
Jim Dray   0.8
Kickers
Average 7.3ppg and NYG Allows 7.2ppg ( -1%)
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.1ppg and NYG Allows 13.0ppg ( -39%)
Randy Starks   3.2
Desmond Bryant   3.1
John Hughes   2.8
Billy Winn Que 2.8
Phil Taylor   2.4
Ishmaa'ily Kitchen   1.3
Linebackers
Average 20.9ppg and NYG Allows 20.8ppg ( -0%)
Karlos Dansby   8.2
Craig Robertson   5.6
Paul Kruger   5.4
Jamaal Westerman   4.0
Moise Fokou   3.0
Zach Diles   1.8
Tank Carder   1.5
Scott Solomon   0.8
Defensive Backs
Average 31.0ppg and NYG Allows 30.6ppg ( -2%)
Joe Haden Pro 6.3
Donte Whitner   5.9
Tramon Williams   5.0
Johnson Bademosi   4.0
Tashaun Gipson Pro 3.9
Isaiah Trufant   3.8
Aaron Ross   3.4

FFToolbox Browns News

8/26 Browns WR Terrelle Pryor returns to practice, hopeful to play this week
8/25 Browns RB Duke Johnson looks 'fresh' and 'explosive'
8/23 Browns QB Johnny Manziel leaves practice with elbow discomfort Injury
8/22 Browns HC Mike Pettine impressed with RB Terrance West in Thursday's game
8/22 Browns WR Dwayne Bowe returns to practice Saturday Injury

Latest Browns Rumors and News