Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 WRs

 
 
 
 
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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. Jacksonville vs. Green Bay (allows 28.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Allen Robinson (Pro), WR2 Allen Hurns, WR3 Marqise Lee, WR4 Rashad Greene, WR5 Bryan Walters
  2. Houston vs. Chicago (allows 27.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 DeAndre Hopkins, WR2 Will Fuller, WR3 Jaelen Strong, WR4 Cecil Shorts, WR5 Braxton Miller
  3. Washington vs. Pittsburgh (allows 26.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 DeSean Jackson, WR2 Josh Doctson (Pro), WR3 Pierre Garcon, WR4 Jamison Crowder, WR5 Ryan Grant
  4. Carolina at Denver (allows 26.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kelvin Benjamin (Pro), WR2 Devin Funchess, WR3 Ted Ginn Jr., WR4 Corey Brown (Pro), WR5 Keyarris Garrett
  5. Cincinnati at New York Jets (allows 25.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 A.J. Green, WR2 Tyler Boyd, WR3 Brandon LaFell, WR4 James Wright, WR5 Brandon Tate
  6. Buffalo at Baltimore (allows 25.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Sammy Watkins (Que), WR2 Robert Woods, WR3 Leonard Hankerson, WR4 Dezmin Lewis, WR5 Marquise Goodwin (Pro)
  7. Atlanta vs. Tampa Bay (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones, WR2 Mohamed Sanu, WR3 Justin Hardy, WR4 Nick Williams, WR5 Eric Weems
  8. New Orleans vs. Oakland (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandin Cooks, WR2 Willie Snead, WR3 Michael Thomas, WR4 Brandon Coleman, WR5 Reggie Bell
  9. Cleveland at Philadelphia (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Corey Coleman, WR2 Andrew Hawkins (Pro), WR3 Taylor Gabriel (Pro), WR4 Rashard Higgins, WR5 Ricardo Louis
  10. New England at Arizona (allows 24.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman (Que), WR2 Chris Hogan, WR3 Danny Amendola (Pro), WR4 Nate Washington, WR5 Malcolm Mitchell

Toughest Matchups

  1. Green Bay at Jacksonville (allows 14.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jordy Nelson (Pro), WR2 Randall Cobb (Pro), WR3 Jeff Janis, WR4 Davante Adams, WR5 Ty Montgomery (Que)
  2. Indianapolis vs. Detroit (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 T.Y. Hilton, WR2 Donte Moncrief (Que), WR3 Phillip Dorsett, WR4 Quan Bray, WR5 Josh Boyce
  3. Baltimore vs. Buffalo (allows 19.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Steve Smith (Que), WR2 Kamar Aiken, WR3 Mike Wallace, WR4 Breshad Perriman (Que), WR5 Chris Moore
  4. San Francisco vs. Los Angeles (allows 19.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Torrey Smith, WR2 DeAndre Smelter, WR3 Bruce Ellington, WR4 Eric Rogers, WR5 Quinton Patton
  5. Miami at Seattle (allows 19.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jarvis Landry, WR2 DeVante Parker, WR3 Leonte Carroo, WR4 Kenny Stills, WR5 Griff Whalen
  6. New York Jets vs. Cincinnati (allows 19.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall, WR2 Eric Decker, WR3 Devin Smith (Que), WR4 Quincy Enunwa, WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins
  7. Denver vs. Carolina (allows 20.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas, WR2 Emmanuel Sanders, WR3 Cody Latimer, WR4 Bennie Fowler, WR5 DeVier Posey
  8. New York Giants at Dallas (allows 20.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Odell Beckham, WR2 Sterling Shepard, WR3 Victor Cruz (Pro), WR4 Dwayne Harris, WR5 Myles White
  9. Tennessee vs. Minnesota (allows 20.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dorial Green-Beckham, WR2 Kendall Wright, WR3 Rishard Matthews, WR4 Harry Douglas, WR5 Tajae Sharpe
  10. Chicago at Houston (allows 21.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Alshon Jeffery, WR2 Kevin White, WR3 Eddie Royal, WR4 Marquess Wilson (Dou), WR5 Josh Bellamy