Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 TEs

 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1

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. Buffalo at Baltimore (allows 11.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Charles Clay, TE2 Jim Dray, TE3 Chris Gragg, TE4 Nick O'Leary
  2. San Francisco vs. Los Angeles (allows 10.5 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Vance McDonald, TE2 Blake Bell, TE3 Garrett Celek, TE4 Rory Anderson, TE4 Je'Ron Hamm
  3. Oakland at New Orleans (allows 10.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Clive Walford (Pro), TE2 Mychal Rivera, TE3 Lee Smith, TE4 Gabe Holmes
  4. Houston vs. Chicago (allows 10.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 C.J. Fiedorowicz, TE2 Ryan Griffin (Pro), TE3 Stephen Anderson, TE4 Anthony Denham
  5. San Diego at Kansas City (allows 10.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Antonio Gates, TE2 Hunter Henry, TE3 John Phillips, TE4 Jeff Cumberland, TE4 Asante Cleveland
  6. Denver vs. Carolina (allows 9.7 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jeff Heuerman, TE2 Virgil Green (Pro), TE3 Garrett Graham, TE4 Henry Krieger-Coble
  7. Kansas City vs. San Diego (allows 9.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Travis Kelce, TE2 James O'Shaughnessy (Pro), TE3 Demetrius Harris, TE4 Brian Parker
  8. Indianapolis vs. Detroit (allows 9.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Dwayne Allen, TE2 Jack Doyle, TE3 Erik Swoope, TE4 Darion Griswold
  9. Detroit at Indianapolis (allows 9.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Eric Ebron (Pro), TE2 Brandon Pettigrew (Ir-), TE3 Bear Pascoe, TE4 Jordan Thompson, TE4 Cole Wick
  10. New York Jets vs. Cincinnati (allows 8.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jace Amaro (Pro), TE2 Kellen Davis (Pro), TE3 Zach Sudfeld (Que), TE4 Brandon Bostick

Toughest Matchups

  1. Chicago at Houston (allows 4.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Zach Miller, TE2 Robert Housler, TE3 Khari Lee, TE4 Tony Moeaki, TE4 Ben Braunecker
  2. Washington vs. Pittsburgh (allows 4.8 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jordan Reed (Pro), TE2 Vernon Davis, TE3 Niles Paul (Pro), TE4 Logan Paulsen (Pro), TE4 Derek Carrier (Pro)
  3. Jacksonville vs. Green Bay (allows 4.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Julius Thomas, TE2 Marcedes Lewis, TE3 Nic Jacobs, TE4 Ben Koyack
  4. Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay (allows 5.1 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jacob Tamme, TE2 Austin Hooper, TE3 Levine Toilolo
  5. Minnesota at Tennessee (allows 5.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Kyle Rudolph, TE2 MyCole Pruitt, TE3 Rhett Ellison (Que), TE4 Kyle Carter, TE4 David Morgan
  6. Pittsburgh at Washington (allows 5.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Ladarius Green (Pro), TE2 Jesse James, TE4 David Johnson, TE4 Xavier Grimble
  7. New Orleans vs. Oakland (allows 5.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Coby Fleener, TE2 Josh Hill, TE3 Michael Hoomanawanui
  8. Arizona vs. New England (allows 6.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jermaine Gresham, TE2 Darren Fells, TE3 Troy Niklas, TE4 Gerald Christian, TE4 Hakeem Valles
  9. Tennessee vs. Minnesota (allows 6.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Delanie Walker, TE2 Anthony Fasano, TE3 Craig Stevens, TE4 Phillip Supernaw, TE4 Jerome Cunningham
  10. Seattle vs. Miami (allows 6.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jimmy Graham (Que), TE2 Luke Willson, TE3 Nick Vannett, TE4 Brandon Williams, TE4 Cooper Helfet