Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 17 RBs

 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 17

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. Oakland (allows 24.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 C.J. Anderson, RB2 Ronnie Hillman, RB3 Devontae Booker (Pro), RB4 Juwan Thompson, RB5 Cyrus Gray
  2. Carolina at Tampa Bay (allows 23.2 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jonathan Stewart, RB2 Cameron Artis-Payne, RB3 Mike Tolbert, RB4 Fozzy Whittaker, RB5 Devon Johnson
  3. Indianapolis vs. Jacksonville (allows 23.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore (Pro), RB2 Robert Turbin, RB3 Jordan Todman, RB4 Josh Ferguson, RB5 Tyler Varga (Pro)
  4. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina (allows 22.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Doug Martin, RB2 Charles Sims, RB3 Mike James, RB4 Storm Johnson, RB5 Dan Vitale
  5. Houston at Tennessee (allows 21.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Lamar Miller, RB2 Alfred Blue, RB3 Tyler Ervin, RB4 Jonathan Grimes, RB5 Kenny Hilliard
  6. Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland (allows 21.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Le'Veon Bell (Pro), RB2 DeAngelo Williams, RB3 Fitzgerald Toussaint, RB4 Rajion Neal, RB5 Daryl Richardson
  7. Philadelphia vs. Dallas (allows 21.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ryan Mathews, RB2 Darren Sproles, RB3 Wendell Smallwood, RB4 Kenjon Barner, RB5 Ross Scheuerman
  8. New York Giants at Washington (allows 21.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Rashad Jennings, RB2 Shane Vereen, RB3 Paul Perkins, RB4 Andre Williams, RB5 Orleans Darkwa (Pro)
  9. New Orleans at Atlanta (allows 21.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Mark Ingram (Pro), RB2 C.J. Spiller, RB3 Travaris Cadet, RB4 Tim Hightower, RB5 Kendall Hunter (Pro)
  10. Chicago at Minnesota (allows 20.4 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jeremy Langford, RB2 Ka'Deem Carey, RB3 Jordan Howard, RB4 Jacquizz Rodgers, RB5 Senorise Perry (Pro)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Cleveland at Pittsburgh (allows 13.2 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Duke Johnson, RB2 Isaiah Crowell, RB3 Terrell Watson, RB4 Raheem Mostert, RB5 Glenn Winston
  2. Green Bay at Detroit (allows 14.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Eddie Lacy, RB2 James Starks, RB3 John Kuhn, RB4 John Crockett, RB5 Aaron Ripkowski
  3. San Francisco vs. Seattle (allows 15.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Carlos Hyde (Pro), RB2 Shaun Draughn (Pro), RB3 Reggie Bush (Que), RB4 Mike Davis, RB5 Kelvin Taylor
  4. Miami vs. New England (allows 15.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jay Ajayi, RB2 Kenyan Drake, RB3 Damien Williams, RB4 Daniel Thomas, RB5 Isaiah Pead
  5. New England at Miami (allows 15.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Dion Lewis (Que), RB2 LeGarrette Blount, RB3 James White, RB4 Brandon Bolden, RB5 James Develin
  6. Arizona at Los Angeles (allows 15.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 David Johnson, RB2 Andre Ellington, RB3 Chris Johnson, RB4 Stepfan Taylor, RB5 Kerwynn Williams
  7. Dallas at Philadelphia (allows 15.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ezekiel Elliott, RB2 Darren McFadden, RB3 Lance Dunbar (Que), RB4 Alfred Morris, RB5 Rod Smith
  8. Oakland at Denver (allows 16.2 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Latavius Murray, RB2 DeAndre Washington, RB3 Roy Helu (Pro), RB4 Marcel Reece (Sus), RB5 Taiwan Jones
  9. San Diego vs. Kansas City (allows 16.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Melvin Gordon (Pro), RB2 Danny Woodhead, RB3 Branden Oliver (Pro), RB4 Dreamius Smith, RB5 Derek Watt
  10. Seattle at San Francisco (allows 16.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Thomas Rawls (Pro), RB2 C.J. Prosise, RB3 Christine Michael, RB4 Alex Collins, RB5 Fred Jackson