Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5 DEFs
 
 
 
 
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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. Philadelphia vs. St. Louis (allows 10.9 points per game to DEFs)
  2. Pittsburgh at Jacksonville (allows 10.9 points per game to DEFs)
  3. New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay (allows 9.1 points per game to DEFs)
  4. St. Louis at Philadelphia (allows 8.6 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Seattle at Washington (allows 8.5 points per game to DEFs)
  6. Chicago at Carolina (allows 8.1 points per game to DEFs)
  7. Carolina vs. Chicago (allows 8.0 points per game to DEFs)
  8. San Diego vs. New York Jets (allows 7.8 points per game to DEFs)
  9. Cleveland at Tennessee (allows 6.9 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Tampa Bay at New Orleans (allows 6.9 points per game to DEFs)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Arizona at Denver (allows 3.6 points per game to DEFs)
  2. Cincinnati at New England (allows 3.6 points per game to DEFs)
  3. Tennessee vs. Cleveland (allows 3.9 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Denver vs. Arizona (allows 4.1 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Indianapolis vs. Baltimore (allows 4.1 points per game to DEFs)
  6. San Francisco vs. Kansas City (allows 4.5 points per game to DEFs)
  7. New York Jets at San Diego (allows 4.6 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Washington vs. Seattle (allows 4.7 points per game to DEFs)
  9. Minnesota at Green Bay (allows 4.8 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Dallas vs. Houston (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)