Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5 QBs

 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5

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. Carolina vs. Tampa Bay (allows 20.4 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Cam Newton, QB2 Derek Anderson
  2. Tampa Bay at Carolina (allows 19.2 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Jameis Winston, QB2 Mike Glennon
  3. Atlanta at Denver (allows 19.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Matt Ryan, QB2 Matt Schaub, QB4 Matt Simms
  4. San Diego at Oakland (allows 18.7 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Philip Rivers, QB2 Kellen Clemens, QB4 Mike Bercovici
  5. Arizona at San Francisco (allows 18.3 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Carson Palmer, QB2 Drew Stanton, QB4 Jake Coker
  6. Denver vs. Atlanta (allows 17.9 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Mark Sanchez, QB2 Paxton Lynch
  7. New York Giants at Green Bay (allows 17.7 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Eli Manning, QB2 Ryan Nassib
  8. Pittsburgh vs. New York Jets (allows 17.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ben Roethlisberger, QB2 Landry Jones, QB4 Dustin Vaughan
  9. Minnesota vs. Houston (allows 17.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Teddy Bridgewater, QB2 Shaun Hill
  10. Chicago at Indianapolis (allows 17.6 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Jay Cutler, QB2 Brian Hoyer

Toughest Matchups

  1. Miami vs. Tennessee (allows 0.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Ryan Tannehill, QB2 Matt Moore, QB4 Brandon Doughty
  2. Oakland vs. San Diego (allows 0.0 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Derek Carr, QB2 Connor Cook, QB4 Garrett Gilbert
  3. Washington at Baltimore (allows 12.3 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Kirk Cousins, QB2 Colt McCoy
  4. Detroit vs. Philadelphia (allows 14.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Matthew Stafford, QB2 Dan Orlovsky
  5. San Francisco vs. Arizona (allows 14.8 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Blaine Gabbert, QB2 Colin Kaepernick (Pro), QB4 Thaddeus Lewis
  6. New England at Cleveland (allows 15.3 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Tom Brady (Sus), QB2 Jimmy Garoppolo
  7. Buffalo at Los Angeles (allows 15.5 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Tyrod Taylor, QB2 E.J. Manuel
  8. Tennessee at Miami (allows 16.1 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Marcus Mariota, QB2 Matt Cassel
  9. Cincinnati at Dallas (allows 16.4 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Andy Dalton, QB2 A.J. McCarron
  10. Green Bay vs. New York Giants (allows 16.5 points per game to QBs)
    QB1 Aaron Rodgers, QB2 Brett Hundley