Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8 TEs
 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8

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. Pittsburgh vs. Indianapolis (allows 10.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Heath Miller, TE2 Matt Spaeth
  2. New Orleans vs. Green Bay (allows 10.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jimmy Graham (Que), TE2 Josh Hill, TE3 Ben Watson
  3. Indianapolis at Pittsburgh (allows 9.8 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Dwayne Allen, TE2 Coby Fleener, TE3 Jack Doyle (Que)
  4. St. Louis at Kansas City (allows 9.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jared Cook, TE2 Lance Kendricks
  5. Minnesota at Tampa Bay (allows 8.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Kyle Rudolph (Out), TE2 Chase Ford (Pro), TE3 Rhett Ellison
  6. Kansas City vs. St. Louis (allows 8.6 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Travis Kelce (Pro), TE2 Anthony Fasano
  7. Chicago at New England (allows 8.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Martellus Bennett (Pro), TE2 Dante Rosario, TE3 Zach Miller (IR)
  8. Denver vs. San Diego (allows 8.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Julius Thomas, TE2 Jacob Tamme
  9. Philadelphia at Arizona (allows 8.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Zach Ertz, TE2 Brent Celek, TE3 James Casey
  10. Seattle at Carolina (allows 7.7 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Luke Willson (Pro), TE2 Zach Miller (Out), TE3 Cooper Helfet

Toughest Matchups

  1. Baltimore at Cincinnati (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Owen Daniels (Out), TE2 Crockett Gillmore, TE3 Dennis Pitta (IR)
  2. Cincinnati vs. Baltimore (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jermaine Gresham, TE2 Tyler Eifert (Ir-)
  3. Buffalo at New York Jets (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Scott Chandler, TE2 Chris Gragg, TE3 Lee Smith
  4. Houston at Tennessee (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE2 Garrett Graham, TE3 Ryan Griffin
  5. Tennessee vs. Houston (allows 6.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Delanie Walker, TE2 Craig Stevens (IR), TE3 Taylor Thompson (Dou)
  6. San Diego at Denver (allows 6.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Antonio Gates, TE2 Ladarius Green, TE3 John Phillips
  7. Jacksonville vs. Miami (allows 6.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Clay Harbor, TE2 Marcedes Lewis (Ir-)
  8. Oakland at Cleveland (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Mychal Rivera, TE2 David Ausberry (Out), TE3 Brian Leonhardt
  9. Green Bay at New Orleans (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Andrew Quarless, TE2 Richard Rodgers, TE3 Brandon Bostick
  10. Washington at Dallas (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jordan Reed, TE2 Niles Paul, TE3 Logan Paulsen