Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 WRs
 
 
 
 
Football > 2014 > Weekly Matchup Analyzer > Week 1

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. Jacksonville at Philadelphia (allows 28.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Allen Robinson (IR), WR2 Marqise Lee, WR3 Justin Blackmon (Sus), WR4 Ace Sanders, WR5 Tommy Streeter
  2. Houston vs. Washington (allows 27.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 DeAndre Hopkins, WR2 Cecil Shorts, WR3 Damaris Johnson, WR4 Keshawn Martin, WR5 DeVier Posey
  3. Washington at Houston (allows 26.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 DeSean Jackson, WR2 Pierre Garcon, WR3 Andre Roberts, WR4 Ryan Grant
  4. Carolina at Tampa Bay (allows 26.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kelvin Benjamin, WR2 Jerricho Cotchery, WR3 Philly Brown, WR4 Brenton Bersin, WR5 Ted Ginn Jr.
  5. Cincinnati at Baltimore (allows 25.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 A.J. Green (Pro), WR2 Marvin Jones (IR), WR3 Mohamed Sanu, WR4 Brandon Tate, WR5 James Wright (Pro)
  6. Buffalo at Chicago (allows 25.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Sammy Watkins, WR2 Robert Woods, WR3 Percy Harvin (Pro), WR4 Chris Hogan, WR5 Marquise Goodwin
  7. New Orleans at Atlanta (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandin Cooks (IR), WR2 Marques Colston, WR3 Nick Toon, WR4 Jalen Saunders, WR5 Seantavius Jones
  8. Atlanta vs. New Orleans (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones, WR2 Roddy White, WR3 Devin Hester, WR4 Leonard Hankerson, WR5 Eric Weems
  9. Cleveland at Pittsburgh (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Josh Gordon, WR2 Brian Hartline, WR3 Andrew Hawkins, WR4 Travis Benjamin, WR5 Taylor Gabriel
  10. New England at Miami (allows 24.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman, WR2 Brandon LaFell (Que), WR3 Danny Amendola, WR4 Aaron Dobson (IR), WR5 Brandon Gibson

Toughest Matchups

  1. Green Bay at Seattle (allows 14.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jordy Nelson, WR2 Randall Cobb, WR3 Davante Adams, WR4 Jeff Janis, WR5 Myles White
  2. Indianapolis at Denver (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 T.Y. Hilton, WR2 Andre Johnson, WR3 Donte Moncrief, WR4 Griff Whalen, WR5 Josh Cribbs
  3. Baltimore vs. Cincinnati (allows 19.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Steve Smith, WR2 Marlon Brown, WR3 Kamar Aiken, WR4 Michael Campanaro, WR5 Aldrick Robinson
  4. San Francisco at Dallas (allows 19.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Torrey Smith, WR2 Anquan Boldin, WR3 Bruce Ellington, WR4 Quinton Patton, WR5 Jerome Simpson
  5. Miami vs. New England (allows 19.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jarvis Landry, WR2 Kenny Stills (Pro), WR3 Rishard Matthews, WR4 Matt Hazel
  6. New York Jets vs. Oakland (allows 19.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall (IR), WR2 Eric Decker, WR3 Jeremy Kerley, WR4 T.J. Graham, WR5 Quincy Enunwa
  7. Denver vs. Indianapolis (allows 20.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas, WR2 Emmanuel Sanders, WR3 Cody Latimer, WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Kyle Williams (Que)
  8. New York Giants at Detroit (allows 20.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Odell Beckham (Pro), WR2 Victor Cruz (IR), WR3 Rueben Randle, WR4 Corey Washington, WR5 Dwayne Harris
  9. Tennessee at Kansas City (allows 20.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Justin Hunter (IR), WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Jacoby Ford, WR5 Clyde Gates
  10. Chicago vs. Buffalo (allows 21.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Alshon Jeffery, WR2 Marquess Wilson, WR3 Eddie Royal, WR4 Josh Morgan, WR5 Marc Mariani