Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8 QBs
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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. Denver vs. San Diego (allows 21.4 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Peyton Manning, QB2 Brock Osweiler
  2. Minnesota at Tampa Bay (allows 20.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Teddy Bridgewater, QB2 Christian Ponder
  3. St. Louis at Kansas City (allows 19.9 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Austin Davis, QB2 Shaun Hill
  4. Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota (allows 19.9 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Mike Glennon, QB2 Josh McCown (Que)
  5. Atlanta vs. Detroit (allows 19.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Matt Ryan, QB2 T.J. Yates
  6. Pittsburgh vs. Indianapolis (allows 19.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ben Roethlisberger, QB2 Bruce Gradkowski
  7. Indianapolis at Pittsburgh (allows 19.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Andrew Luck, QB2 Matt Hasselbeck
  8. Dallas vs. Washington (allows 18.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Tony Romo
  9. Kansas City vs. St. Louis (allows 18.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Alex Smith, QB2 Chase Daniel
  10. Oakland at Cleveland (allows 18.3 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Derek Carr, QB2 Matt Schaub

Toughest Matchups

  1. Baltimore at Cincinnati (allows 0.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Joe Flacco, QB2 Tyrod Taylor
  2. Cincinnati vs. Baltimore (allows 0.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Andy Dalton, QB2 Jason Campbell
  3. Buffalo at New York Jets (allows 0.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Kyle Orton, QB2 E.J. Manuel
  4. Houston at Tennessee (allows 0.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ryan Fitzpatrick, QB2 Ryan Mallett
  5. Washington at Dallas (allows 12.5 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Kirk Cousins, QB2 Robert Griffin III (Que)
  6. Detroit at Atlanta (allows 13.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Matthew Stafford, QB2 Kellen Moore
  7. Carolina vs. Seattle (allows 13.5 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Cam Newton, QB2 Derek Anderson
  8. Arizona vs. Philadelphia (allows 14.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Carson Palmer, QB2 Drew Stanton
  9. Miami at Jacksonville (allows 14.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ryan Tannehill, QB2 Matt Moore
  10. New Orleans vs. Green Bay (allows 15.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Drew Brees, QB2 Luke McCown