NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 19 - Houston at New England

 
 
 
 
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Week 19 Matchup: Houston at New England

New England

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 21.7ppg and HOU Allows 17.4ppg ( -20%)
Tom Brady Sus 21.8
Running Backs
Average 26.6ppg and HOU Allows 14.0ppg ( -47%)
Steven Jackson   10.0
Donald Brown   5.7
Brandon Bolden   5.1
LeGarrette Blount Pro 2.7
Dion Lewis Out 2.6
Wide Receivers
Average 23.8ppg and HOU Allows 23.4ppg ( -2%)
Danny Amendola Out 7.8
Julian Edelman Out 7.0
Brandon Gibson Pro 6.6
Nate Washington   6.1
Keshawn Martin   1.2
Matt Slater   0.3
Tight Ends
Average 15.3ppg and HOU Allows 9.1ppg ( -40%)
Rob Gronkowski   13.2
Martellus Bennett   5.8
Clay Harbor Out 2.8
Bear Pascoe   1.2
Kickers
Average 9.6ppg and HOU Allows 6.3ppg ( -34%)
Stephen Gostkowski   9.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 13.5ppg and HOU Allows 18.7ppg (+ 39%)
Rob Ninkovich   6.4
Chris Long   4.5
Jabaal Sheard   4.3
Terrance Knighton   2.8
Frank Kearse   2.3
Alan Branch Ir- 2.2
Markus Kuhn   1.4
Linebackers
Average 28.1ppg and HOU Allows 20.0ppg ( -29%)
Dont'a Hightower   5.6
Shea McClellin   2.6
Jonathan Freeny   2.0
Chris White   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.4ppg and HOU Allows 28.8ppg ( -8%)
Devin McCourty   7.0
Tarell Brown Pro 4.9
E.J. Biggers   4.7
Patrick Chung   4.5
Nate Ebner   1.0

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Houston

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.1ppg and NE Allows 19.9ppg (+ 32%)
Brandon Weeden   12.3
T.J. Yates Que 2.1
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and NE Allows 16.7ppg ( -35%)
Lamar Miller   3.9
Chris Polk   1.0
Jonathan Grimes   0.9
Wide Receivers
Average 18.6ppg and NE Allows 23.7ppg (+ 28%)
Cecil Shorts   10.0
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and NE Allows 9.0ppg ( -5%)
Kickers
Average 8.6ppg and NE Allows 6.3ppg ( -27%)
Nick Novak   6.7
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.5ppg and NE Allows 14.3ppg ( -23%)
J.J. Watt Out 10.3
Vince Wilfork   4.5
Devon Still   2.2
Linebackers
Average 20.8ppg and NE Allows 21.6ppg (+ 3%)
Brian Cushing   6.7
Akeem Dent   3.7
Whitney Mercilus Que 3.6
Defensive Backs
Average 29.9ppg and NE Allows 31.8ppg (+ 6%)
Johnathan Joseph Pro 5.8
Kareem Jackson   5.7
Antonio Allen   3.0
Quintin Demps   2.7

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