Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 18 RBs
 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 18

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. Arizona at Carolina (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Andre Ellington (IR), RB2 Kerwynn Williams, RB3 Stepfan Taylor, RB4 Marion Grice, RB5 Robert Hughes
  2. Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Le'Veon Bell (Pro), RB2 DeAngelo Williams, RB3 Dri Archer, RB4 Josh Harris
  3. Carolina vs. Arizona (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jonathan Stewart, RB2 Mike Tolbert, RB3 Fozzy Whittaker, RB4 Darrin Reaves
  4. Dallas vs. Detroit (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Darren McFadden, RB2 Joseph Randle, RB3 Ryan Williams, RB4 Lance Dunbar
  5. Indianapolis vs. Cincinnati (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore, RB2 Dan Herron, RB3 Vick Ballard (IR), RB4 Zurlon Tipton, RB5 Jeff Demps
  6. Baltimore at Pittsburgh (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Justin Forsett, RB3 Lorenzo Taliaferro (IR), RB4 Fitzgerald Toussaint
  7. Cincinnati at Indianapolis (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jeremy Hill, RB2 Giovani Bernard, RB3 Cedric Peerman, RB4 Rex Burkhead, RB5 James Wilder
  8. Detroit at Dallas (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Joique Bell (Que), RB2 Theo Riddick, RB3 George Winn

Toughest Matchups

  1. Arizona at Carolina (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Andre Ellington (IR), RB2 Kerwynn Williams, RB3 Stepfan Taylor, RB4 Marion Grice, RB5 Robert Hughes
  2. Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Le'Veon Bell (Pro), RB2 DeAngelo Williams, RB3 Dri Archer, RB4 Josh Harris
  3. Carolina vs. Arizona (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jonathan Stewart, RB2 Mike Tolbert, RB3 Fozzy Whittaker, RB4 Darrin Reaves
  4. Dallas vs. Detroit (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Darren McFadden, RB2 Joseph Randle, RB3 Ryan Williams, RB4 Lance Dunbar
  5. Indianapolis vs. Cincinnati (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore, RB2 Dan Herron, RB3 Vick Ballard (IR), RB4 Zurlon Tipton, RB5 Jeff Demps
  6. Baltimore at Pittsburgh (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Justin Forsett, RB3 Lorenzo Taliaferro (IR), RB4 Fitzgerald Toussaint
  7. Cincinnati at Indianapolis (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jeremy Hill, RB2 Giovani Bernard, RB3 Cedric Peerman, RB4 Rex Burkhead, RB5 James Wilder
  8. Detroit at Dallas (allows 2.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Joique Bell (Que), RB2 Theo Riddick, RB3 George Winn