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Week 8 Matchup: Washington at Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 16.8ppg and WAS Allows 19.1ppg (+ 13%)
Ben Roethlisberger   17.8
Bruce Gradkowski   1.2
Running Backs
Average 16.0ppg and WAS Allows 16.6ppg (+ 4%)
LeGarrette Blount   2.7
Will Johnson   1.6
Wide Receivers
Average 21.5ppg and WAS Allows 27.1ppg (+ 26%)
Lance Moore   9.3
Antonio Brown   8.5
Darrius Heyward-Bey   6.1
Tight Ends
Average 9.2ppg and WAS Allows 10.4ppg (+ 13%)
Heath Miller   8.6
Matt Spaeth   1.5
Michael Palmer   1.4
Kickers
Average 7.4ppg and WAS Allows 7.5ppg (+ 2%)
Shaun Suisham   7.4
Defensive Linemen
Average 10.0ppg and WAS Allows 19.8ppg (+ 98%)
Brett Keisel Pro 3.6
Steve Mclendon Out 2.3
Cameron Heyward   1.9
Cam Thomas   1.6
Linebackers
Average 27.0ppg and WAS Allows 20.9ppg ( -23%)
Lawrence Timmons   8.7
James Harrison   6.8
Jason Worilds   4.1
Arthur Moats   2.6
Defensive Backs
Average 27.3ppg and WAS Allows 25.5ppg ( -6%)
Troy Polamalu Pro 5.9
William Gay   5.1
Cortez Allen   5.0
Michael Mitchell Pro 3.9
Ike Taylor Out 3.8
Brice McCain   3.1
Antwon Blake   3.0
Will Allen   2.9
Robert Golden   1.7

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Washington

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 22.6ppg and PIT Allows 12.5ppg ( -45%)
Robert Griffin III Que 21.9
Kirk Cousins   11.3
Colt McCoy   8.9
Running Backs
Average 19.5ppg and PIT Allows 13.8ppg ( -29%)
Alfred Morris Pro 15.4
Darrel Young   2.9
Roy Helu   1.6
Wide Receivers
Average 25.4ppg and PIT Allows 19.0ppg ( -25%)
Pierre Garcon   8.9
DeSean Jackson   7.4
Andre Roberts   7.3
Santana Moss   6.7
Aldrick Robinson   4.9
Leonard Hankerson Out 4.9
Tight Ends
Average 4.4ppg and PIT Allows 6.4ppg (+ 46%)
Logan Paulsen   2.8
Niles Paul   2.1
Kickers
Average 7.6ppg and PIT Allows 7.1ppg ( -7%)
Kai Forbath   7.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 7.4ppg and PIT Allows 18.3ppg (+145%)
Jason Hatcher   3.8
Barry Cofield Ir- 3.2
Stephen Bowen   3.1
Frank Kearse   2.3
Clifton Geathers   1.8
Jarvis Jenkins   1.5
Kedric Golston   1.5
Chris Baker Pro 1.3
Linebackers
Average 31.3ppg and PIT Allows 23.1ppg ( -26%)
Perry Riley Pro 7.4
Brian Orakpo IR 6.5
Ryan Kerrigan   5.9
Akeem Jordan IR 2.9
Adam Hayward   1.9
Keenan Robinson   1.3
Defensive Backs
Average 31.3ppg and PIT Allows 31.2ppg ( -0%)
Brandon Meriweather   11.0
Ryan Clark Pro 7.3
Deangelo Hall IR 7.1
Tracy Porter Que 6.9
Jamarca Sanford   5.0
E.J. Biggers   4.7

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