Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 WRs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1

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. Washington at Houston (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Pierre Garcon, WR2 DeSean Jackson (Que), WR3 Andre Roberts, WR4 Santana Moss, WR5 Ryan Grant
  2. Carolina at Tampa Bay (allows 27.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kelvin Benjamin, WR2 Jerricho Cotchery, WR3 Jason Avant, WR4 Brenton Bersin
  3. New Orleans at Atlanta (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston, WR2 Brandin Cooks, WR3 Kenny Stills, WR4 Nick Toon, WR5 Joseph Morgan
  4. Philadelphia vs. Jacksonville (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jeremy Maclin, WR2 Riley Cooper, WR3 Jordan Matthews, WR4 Josh Huff (Que), WR6 Arrelious Benn (IR)
  5. Chicago vs. Buffalo (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall (Pro), WR2 Alshon Jeffery (Pro), WR3 Santonio Holmes, WR4 Marquess Wilson (Ir-), WR5 Josh Morgan (Que)
  6. Dallas vs. San Francisco (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Dwayne Harris, WR4 Devin Street, WR5 Cole Beasley
  7. Cleveland at Pittsburgh (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andrew Hawkins, WR2 Miles Austin, WR3 Marlon Moore, WR4 Travis Benjamin, WR5 Josh Gordon (Sus)
  8. St. Louis vs. Minnesota (allows 24.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin (Out), WR2 Kenny Britt, WR3 Stedman Bailey, WR4 Chris Givens, WR5 Brian Quick
  9. Jacksonville at Philadelphia (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marqise Lee, WR2 Cecil Shorts (Que), WR3 Allen Hurns (Que), WR4 Allen Robinson, WR5 Tavarres King
  10. Tennessee at Kansas City (allows 23.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Justin Hunter, WR3 Nate Washington, WR4 Kris Durham, WR5 T.J. Graham

Toughest Matchups

  1. Arizona vs. San Diego (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Floyd, WR2 Larry Fitzgerald, WR3 John Brown, WR4 Ted Ginn Jr., WR5 Jaron Brown
  2. Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton, WR3 Lance Moore (Que), WR4 Martavis Bryant (Pro), WR5 Darrius Heyward-Bey
  3. Baltimore vs. Cincinnati (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Steve Smith, WR2 Torrey Smith, WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Michael Campanaro
  4. Buffalo at Chicago (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Sammy Watkins (Pro), WR2 Robert Woods, WR3 Mike Williams, WR4 Marcus Easley, WR5 Marquise Goodwin
  5. Green Bay at Seattle (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb, WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin, WR4 Davante Adams, WR5 Jeff Janis
  6. Kansas City vs. Tennessee (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dwayne Bowe, WR2 Donnie Avery, WR3 A.J. Jenkins, WR4 Kyle Williams (Que), WR5 Frankie Hammond
  7. Detroit vs. New York Giants (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson, WR2 Golden Tate, WR3 Kevin Ogletree, WR5 Ryan Broyles, WR6 Jeremy Ross
  8. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR2 Mike Evans, WR3 Louis Murphy (Que), WR4 Robert Herron, WR5 Chris Owusu
  9. Denver vs. Indianapolis (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas, WR2 Emmanuel Sanders, WR3 Wes Welker, WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Cody Latimer
  10. Seattle vs. Green Bay (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin, WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse, WR4 Paul Richardson, WR5 Kevin Norwood


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