Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 3 RBs
 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 3

This tool is not meant to be a replacement for our weekly player rankings, although matchups are taken into consideration for those as well. You shouldn't bench a stud player who has a difficult matchup or automatically start a fantasy backup who has an easy matchup. It's meant to be a helpful tool when deciding between two closely ranked players. The matchups are graded on how many fantasy points the opposing team surrendered to this position on average.

Week:

Easiest Matchups

  1. Kansas City at Miami (allows 24.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jamaal Charles, RB2 Knile Davis, RB3 De'Anthony Thomas, RB4 Anthony Sherman
  2. Indianapolis at Jacksonville (allows 23.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Trent Richardson (Pro), RB2 Dan Herron, RB3 Deji Karim (IR), RB4 Ahmad Bradshaw (IR)
  3. Cleveland vs. Baltimore (allows 23.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Isaiah Crowell, RB2 Terrance West
  4. Detroit vs. Green Bay (allows 22.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Reggie Bush (Out), RB2 Joique Bell (Pro), RB3 Theo Riddick, RB4 George Winn
  5. Tampa Bay at Atlanta (allows 20.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Bobby Rainey, RB2 Charles Sims (Pro), RB3 Doug Martin (Pro), RB4 Mike James (Out)
  6. Jacksonville vs. Indianapolis (allows 20.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Denard Robinson, RB2 Jordan Todman, RB3 Toby Gerhart, RB4 Storm Johnson (Out)
  7. Miami vs. Kansas City (allows 20.4 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Lamar Miller (Pro), RB2 Damien Williams, RB3 Daniel Thomas, RB3 LaMichael James
  8. New Orleans vs. Minnesota (allows 20.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Mark Ingram (Pro), RB2 Pierre Thomas (Pro), RB3 Khiry Robinson (Out), RB4 Travaris Cadet (Pro)
  9. Buffalo vs. San Diego (allows 20.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Bryce Brown, RB2 Fred Jackson (Que), RB3 Anthony Dixon, RB5 C.J. Spiller (Ir-)
  10. San Diego at Buffalo (allows 19.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ryan Mathews, RB2 Branden Oliver, RB3 Donald Brown, RB4 Ronnie Brown (Out), RB5 Danny Woodhead (IR)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Oakland at New England (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Darren McFadden, RB2 Latavius Murray, RB3 Maurice Jones-Drew, RB4 Marcel Reece
  2. Minnesota at New Orleans (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jerick McKinnon (Pro), RB2 Matt Asiata (Out), RB3 Joe Banyard
  3. Houston at New York Giants (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Arian Foster (Out), RB2 Alfred Blue, RB3 Jonathan Grimes (Pro)
  4. St. Louis vs. Dallas (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Tre Mason, RB2 Benny Cunningham, RB3 Zac Stacy, RB4 Isaiah Pead (IR)
  5. Denver at Seattle (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 C.J. Anderson, RB2 Juwan Thompson (Pro), RB3 Ronnie Hillman (Out), RB4 Montee Ball (Out)
  6. Green Bay at Detroit (allows 15.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Eddie Lacy, RB2 James Starks, RB3 DuJuan Harris, RB4 John Kuhn
  7. San Francisco at Arizona (allows 16.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore, RB2 Carlos Hyde, RB3 Bruce Miller
  8. Cincinnati vs. Tennessee (allows 16.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Giovani Bernard (Pro), RB2 Jeremy Hill, RB4 Cedric Peerman (Pro)
  9. Baltimore at Cleveland (allows 16.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Justin Forsett, RB2 Lorenzo Taliaferro, RB3 Bernard Pierce
  10. Dallas at St. Louis (allows 16.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeMarco Murray, RB2 Joseph Randle, RB3 Lance Dunbar