Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 3 QBs
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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 21.4 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Alex Smith, QB2 Chase Daniel
  2. Dallas at St. Louis (allows 20.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Tony Romo (Pro)
  3. Baltimore at Cleveland (allows 19.9 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Joe Flacco, QB2 Tyrod Taylor
  4. San Francisco at Arizona (allows 19.9 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Colin Kaepernick, QB2 Blaine Gabbert
  5. Arizona vs. San Francisco (allows 19.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Carson Palmer (Que), QB2 Drew Stanton
  6. Cleveland vs. Baltimore (allows 19.2 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Brian Hoyer, QB2 Johnny Manziel
  7. Cincinnati vs. Tennessee (allows 19.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Andy Dalton, QB2 Jason Campbell
  8. Detroit vs. Green Bay (allows 19.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Matthew Stafford, QB2 Kellen Moore
  9. Carolina vs. Pittsburgh (allows 18.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Cam Newton, QB2 Derek Anderson
  10. Pittsburgh at Carolina (allows 18.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ben Roethlisberger, QB2 Bruce Gradkowski

Toughest Matchups

  1. Oakland at New England (allows 12.5 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Derek Carr (Que), QB2 Matt Schaub (Que)
  2. Green Bay at Detroit (allows 13.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Aaron Rodgers, QB2 Matt Flynn
  3. Philadelphia vs. Washington (allows 13.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Nick Foles, QB2 Mark Sanchez
  4. St. Louis vs. Dallas (allows 13.5 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Austin Davis, QB2 Shaun Hill (Pro)
  5. New England vs. Oakland (allows 14.4 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Tom Brady, QB2 Jimmy Garoppolo
  6. Minnesota at New Orleans (allows 14.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Teddy Bridgewater (Que), QB2 Matt Cassel (IR)
  7. Washington at Philadelphia (allows 14.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Kirk Cousins, QB2 Robert Griffin III (Out)
  8. Miami vs. Kansas City (allows 14.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ryan Tannehill, QB2 Matt Moore
  9. Houston at New York Giants (allows 15.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB2 Ryan Mallett
  10. San Diego at Buffalo (allows 15.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Philip Rivers, QB2 Kellen Clemens


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