Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5 WRs
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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 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Keenan Allen (Pro), WR2 Malcom Floyd, WR3 Eddie Royal, WR4 Seyi Ajirotutu
  2. Atlanta at New York Giants (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones (Pro), WR2 Roddy White (Out), WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Devin Hester, WR5 Eric Weems
  3. New York Giants vs. Atlanta (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Victor Cruz, WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Jerrel Jernigan (IR), WR4 Odell Beckham (Out), WR5 Mario Manningham (IR)
  4. Green Bay vs. Minnesota (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb, WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin, WR4 Davante Adams, WR5 Jeff Janis (Out)
  5. Cleveland at Tennessee (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andrew Hawkins, WR2 Miles Austin, WR3 Marlon Moore, WR4 Travis Benjamin (Pro), WR5 Josh Gordon (Sus)
  6. Pittsburgh at Jacksonville (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton, WR3 Lance Moore (Pro), WR4 Martavis Bryant (Out), WR5 Darrius Heyward-Bey
  7. Tennessee vs. Cleveland (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Justin Hunter, WR3 Nate Washington, WR4 Kris Durham (Out), WR5 T.J. Graham (Out)
  8. Denver vs. Arizona (allows 23.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas, WR2 Emmanuel Sanders, WR3 Wes Welker, WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Cody Latimer (Out)
  9. Baltimore at Indianapolis (allows 23.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Steve Smith, WR2 Torrey Smith, WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Michael Campanaro (Out)
  10. New York Jets at San Diego (allows 23.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Eric Decker (Que), WR3 Jeremy Kerley, WR4 David Nelson, WR6 Greg Salas, WR7 Shaq Evans (IR)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Tampa Bay at New Orleans (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR2 Mike Evans, WR3 Louis Murphy (Que), WR4 Robert Herron, WR5 Chris Owusu
  2. Dallas vs. Houston (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Dwayne Harris, WR4 Devin Street, WR5 Cole Beasley
  3. Detroit vs. Buffalo (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson, WR2 Golden Tate, WR5 Ryan Broyles (Out), WR6 Jeremy Ross
  4. Carolina vs. Chicago (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kelvin Benjamin (Pro), WR2 Jerricho Cotchery (Out), WR3 Jason Avant (Pro), WR4 Brenton Bersin
  5. New England vs. Cincinnati (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman (Pro), WR2 Danny Amendola, WR3 Aaron Dobson (Out), WR4 Brandon LaFell, WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins
  6. Houston at Dallas (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Johnson (Pro), WR2 DeAndre Hopkins (Pro), WR3 Keshawn Martin, WR4 DeVier Posey (Out), WR5 Damaris Johnson
  7. Buffalo at Detroit (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Sammy Watkins (Pro), WR2 Robert Woods (Pro), WR3 Mike Williams, WR4 Marcus Easley, WR5 Marquise Goodwin
  8. Arizona at Denver (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Floyd, WR2 Larry Fitzgerald, WR3 John Brown, WR4 Ted Ginn Jr., WR5 Jaron Brown
  9. Washington vs. Seattle (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Pierre Garcon, WR2 DeSean Jackson (Pro), WR3 Andre Roberts, WR4 Santana Moss (Out), WR5 Ryan Grant
  10. Seattle at Washington (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin, WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse, WR4 Paul Richardson, WR5 Kevin Norwood (Out)


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