Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5 RBs
 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5

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. San Diego vs. New York Jets (allows 24.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Branden Oliver, RB2 Danny Woodhead (IR), RB3 Donald Brown
  2. Chicago at Carolina (allows 23.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Matt Forte, RB2 Ka'Deem Carey, RB3 Senorise Perry, RB4 Montell Owens
  3. San Francisco vs. Kansas City (allows 23.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Carlos Hyde (Pro), RB2 Reggie Bush, RB3 Kendall Hunter (IR), RB4 Kendall Gaskins, RB5 Jarryd Hayne
  4. Minnesota at Green Bay (allows 22.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Adrian Peterson (Sus), RB2 Jerick McKinnon (IR), RB3 Matt Asiata, RB4 Joe Banyard, RB5 Henry Josey
  5. Green Bay vs. Minnesota (allows 20.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Eddie Lacy, RB2 James Starks, RB3 Rajion Neal
  6. Houston at Dallas (allows 20.4 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Arian Foster (Pro), RB2 Alfred Blue, RB3 Jonathan Grimes, RB4 Ben Malena
  7. New York Giants vs. Atlanta (allows 20.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Rashad Jennings, RB2 Shane Vereen, RB3 Andre Williams, RB4 Chris Ogbonnaya, RB5 Orleans Darkwa
  8. Baltimore at Indianapolis (allows 20.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Justin Forsett, RB3 Lorenzo Taliaferro (IR), RB4 Fitzgerald Toussaint
  9. Washington vs. Seattle (allows 19.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Alfred Morris, RB2 Silas Redd, RB3 Chris Thompson
  10. Seattle at Washington (allows 19.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Marshawn Lynch (Pro), RB2 Robert Turbin, RB3 Christine Michael

Toughest Matchups

  1. Tampa Bay at New Orleans (allows 0.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Doug Martin, RB2 Charles Sims, RB3 Bobby Rainey, RB4 Mike James
  2. Dallas vs. Houston (allows 0.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Darren McFadden, RB2 Joseph Randle, RB3 Ryan Williams, RB4 Lance Dunbar
  3. Detroit vs. Buffalo (allows 0.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Joique Bell (Que), RB2 Theo Riddick, RB3 George Winn
  4. Philadelphia vs. St. Louis (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeMarco Murray, RB2 Ryan Mathews, RB3 Darren Sproles, RB4 Chris Polk, RB5 Matthew Tucker
  5. Buffalo at Detroit (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 LeSean McCoy, RB2 Fred Jackson, RB3 Bryce Brown, RB4 Anthony Dixon
  6. New England vs. Cincinnati (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 LeGarrette Blount, RB2 Brandon Bolden, RB3 Jonas Gray, RB4 James White
  7. Jacksonville vs. Pittsburgh (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Denard Robinson (IR), RB2 Toby Gerhart, RB2 Bernard Pierce, RB3 Storm Johnson
  8. New York Jets at San Diego (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Chris Ivory, RB2 Bilal Powell, RB3 Daryl Richardson
  9. Carolina vs. Chicago (allows 15.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jonathan Stewart, RB2 Mike Tolbert, RB3 Fozzy Whittaker, RB4 Darrin Reaves
  10. Tennessee vs. Cleveland (allows 16.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Bishop Sankey, RB2 Shonn Greene, RB3 Dexter McCluster (IR), RB4 Antonio Andrews, RB5 Lache Seastrunk