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

Toughest Matchups

  1. Oakland at New England (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Maurice Jones-Drew (Que), RB2 Darren McFadden, RB3 Latavius Murray, RB4 Marcel Reece
  2. Minnesota at New Orleans (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Adrian Peterson (Sus), RB2 Matt Asiata, RB3 Jerick McKinnon, RB4 Joe Banyard
  3. Houston at New York Giants (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Arian Foster (Pro), RB2 Jonathan Grimes, RB3 Ronnie Brown, RB4 Alfred Blue
  4. St. Louis vs. Dallas (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Zac Stacy, RB2 Benny Cunningham, RB3 Tre Mason, RB4 Isaiah Pead (IR)
  5. Denver at Seattle (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Montee Ball, RB2 Ronnie Hillman, RB3 C.J. Anderson
  6. Green Bay at Detroit (allows 15.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Eddie Lacy, RB3 James Starks, RB4 DuJuan Harris
  7. San Francisco at Arizona (allows 16.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore, RB2 Carlos Hyde (Pro), RB3 Marcus Lattimore (Out)
  8. Cincinnati vs. Tennessee (allows 16.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Giovani Bernard, RB2 Jeremy Hill, RB4 Cedric Peerman
  9. Baltimore at Cleveland (allows 16.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Bernard Pierce (Que), RB2 Justin Forsett, RB3 Lorenzo Taliaferro
  10. Dallas at St. Louis (allows 16.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeMarco Murray, RB2 Lance Dunbar, RB4 Joseph Randle (Que), RB6 Ben Malena (IR)


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