Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 3 WRs
 
 
 
 
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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 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dwayne Bowe, WR2 Donnie Avery (Out), WR3 Junior Hemingway, WR4 A.J. Jenkins (Out), WR5 Frankie Hammond
  2. Dallas at St. Louis (allows 27.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant, WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Dwayne Harris, WR4 Cole Beasley, WR5 Devin Street
  3. Cincinnati vs. Tennessee (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 A.J. Green, WR2 Mohamed Sanu, WR3 Brandon Tate, WR4 Greg Little (Out), WR5 James Wright
  4. Jacksonville vs. Indianapolis (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Cecil Shorts, WR2 Marqise Lee, WR3 Allen Hurns, WR4 Mike Brown (Out), WR5 Ace Sanders
  5. Buffalo vs. San Diego (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Sammy Watkins (Pro), WR2 Robert Woods, WR3 Chris Hogan (Pro), WR4 Mike Williams, WR5 Marcus Easley
  6. Carolina vs. Pittsburgh (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kelvin Benjamin, WR2 Jerricho Cotchery, WR3 Philly Brown, WR4 Brenton Bersin
  7. Arizona vs. San Francisco (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Larry Fitzgerald (Out), WR2 Michael Floyd, WR3 John Brown, WR4 Jaron Brown, WR5 Ted Ginn Jr.
  8. Tennessee at Cincinnati (allows 24.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Justin Hunter (Pro), WR3 Nate Washington, WR4 Derek Hagan, WR5 Kris Durham (Out)
  9. San Francisco at Arizona (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Crabtree, WR2 Anquan Boldin, WR3 Stevie Johnson, WR4 Brandon Lloyd (Pro), WR5 Bruce Ellington (Out)
  10. Baltimore at Cleveland (allows 23.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Steve Smith, WR2 Torrey Smith, WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Michael Campanaro (Out)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Green Bay at Detroit (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jordy Nelson, WR2 Randall Cobb, WR3 Davante Adams, WR4 Jarrett Boykin, WR5 Jeff Janis (Out)
  2. Houston at New York Giants (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Johnson (Pro), WR2 DeAndre Hopkins, WR3 Damaris Johnson, WR4 Keshawn Martin, WR5 DeVier Posey (Out)
  3. Washington at Philadelphia (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 DeSean Jackson, WR2 Pierre Garcon, WR3 Andre Roberts, WR4 Leonard Hankerson (Out), WR5 Santana Moss
  4. Miami vs. Kansas City (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Mike Wallace (Pro), WR2 Jarvis Landry (Pro), WR3 Brian Hartline, WR4 Brandon Gibson, WR5 Rishard Matthews
  5. Minnesota at New Orleans (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Cordarrelle Patterson, WR2 Greg Jennings (Pro), WR3 Charles Johnson, WR4 Jarius Wright (Pro), WR5 Adam Thielen
  6. San Diego at Buffalo (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Keenan Allen, WR2 Malcom Floyd, WR3 Eddie Royal, WR4 Dontrelle Inman (Out), WR5 Seyi Ajirotutu
  7. Chicago at New York Jets (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall (Pro), WR2 Alshon Jeffery (Pro), WR3 Marquess Wilson, WR4 Josh Morgan (Pro), WR4 Marc Mariani
  8. New York Giants vs. Houston (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Odell Beckham, WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Preston Parker, WR4 Corey Washington, WR5 Kevin Ogletree
  9. Oakland at New England (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Holmes, WR2 James Jones, WR3 Brice Butler, WR4 Denarius Moore, WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins
  10. St. Louis vs. Dallas (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kenny Britt, WR2 Tavon Austin, WR3 Stedman Bailey, WR4 Chris Givens, WR5 Damian Williams (Out)