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

Toughest Matchups

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