NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 8 - New England at St. Louis

 
 
 
 
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Week 8 Matchup: New England at St. Louis

St. Louis

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 14.9ppg and NE Allows 19.9ppg (+ 33%)
Nick Foles   13.9
Running Backs
Average 14.4ppg and NE Allows 16.7ppg (+ 16%)
Wide Receivers
Average 22.8ppg and NE Allows 23.7ppg (+ 4%)
Chris Givens   5.9
Kenny Britt   5.9
Damian Williams   2.5
Brian Quick Pro 2.0
Devon Wylie   1.1
Tight Ends
Average 6.0ppg and NE Allows 9.0ppg (+ 51%)
Jared Cook   5.9
Lance Kendricks   4.7
Cory Harkey   1.1
Brad Smelley   0.3
Kickers
Average 5.9ppg and NE Allows 6.3ppg (+ 6%)
Greg Zuerlein   5.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 19.3ppg and NE Allows 14.3ppg ( -26%)
Robert Quinn   5.2
Nick Fairley   5.0
Chris Long Pro 4.5
Michael Brockers Pro 4.1
William Hayes   3.9
Eugene Sims   3.1
Linebackers
Average 21.1ppg and NE Allows 21.6ppg (+ 2%)
James Laurinaitis   9.3
Jo-Lonn Dunbar   7.9
Akeem Ayers   7.2
Will Herring   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 32.0ppg and NE Allows 31.8ppg ( -1%)
Janoris Jenkins   8.4
Mark Barron Pro 6.0
Trumaine Johnson   3.5
Rodney McLeod   2.1

FFToolbox Rams News

8/25 Rams RB Todd Gurley participates in team drills for first time
8/25 Rams WR Brian Quick practices in full, will play in third preseason game
8/24 Rams WR Brian Quick cleared for contact Injury
8/24 Rams RB Todd Gurley cleared for team drills Injury

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New England

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 21.7ppg and STL Allows 16.9ppg ( -22%)
Tom Brady Sus 21.8
Ryan Lindley   4.0
Running Backs
Average 26.6ppg and STL Allows 19.1ppg ( -28%)
Brandon Bolden   5.1
LeGarrette Blount Sus 2.7
Dion Lewis   2.6
Travaris Cadet Pro 0.5
Wide Receivers
Average 23.8ppg and STL Allows 18.8ppg ( -21%)
Reggie Wayne   10.3
Danny Amendola   7.8
Brandon LaFell Out 7.3
Julian Edelman Pro 7.0
Brandon Gibson IR 6.6
Matt Slater Pro 0.3
Tight Ends
Average 15.3ppg and STL Allows 7.2ppg ( -53%)
Rob Gronkowski   13.2
Scott Chandler   6.2
Michael Hoomanawanui   1.8
Kickers
Average 9.6ppg and STL Allows 7.9ppg ( -18%)
Stephen Gostkowski   9.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 13.5ppg and STL Allows 14.8ppg (+ 10%)
Rob Ninkovich   6.4
Chandler Jones   5.0
Jabaal Sheard   4.3
Alan Branch Out 2.2
Linebackers
Average 28.1ppg and STL Allows 22.4ppg ( -20%)
Jerod Mayo Pro 9.0
Dont'a Hightower Pro 5.6
Chris White Out 2.0
Jonathan Freeny   2.0
Dekoda Watson   1.8
Defensive Backs
Average 31.4ppg and STL Allows 28.3ppg ( -10%)
Devin McCourty   7.0
Robert McClain   5.1
Patrick Chung   4.5
Tavon Wilson   4.2
Bradley Fletcher   3.3
Nate Ebner   1.0

FFToolbox Patriots News

8/25 Patriots WR Julian Edelman nearing a return Injury
8/25 Patriots QB Tom Brady's next hearing is scheduled for August 31
8/25 Patriots WR Brandon Gibson suffered torn ACL Injury
8/25 Patriots WR Brian Tyms waived and likely heading to I.R. Injury
8/24 Free agent WR Reggie Wayne has signed a one-year deal with the Patriots

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