Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8 DEFs

 
 
 
 
 
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8

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. Minnesota vs. Cleveland (allows 6.0 points per game to DEFs)
  2. Atlanta vs. New York Jets (allows 6.0 points per game to DEFs)
  3. New England vs. Los Angeles Chargers (allows 6.0 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina (allows 6.0 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Seattle vs. Houston (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)
  6. Cincinnati vs. Indianapolis (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)
  7. New Orleans vs. Chicago (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Carolina vs. Tampa Bay (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)
  9. New York Jets vs. Atlanta (allows 4.0 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Kansas City vs. Denver (allows 4.0 points per game to DEFs)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Buffalo vs. Oakland (allows 2.0 points per game to DEFs)
  2. Los Angeles Chargers vs. New England (allows 3.0 points per game to DEFs)
  3. Los Angeles Rams vs. New England (allows 3.0 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Detroit vs. Pittsburgh (allows 3.0 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Denver vs. Kansas City (allows 3.0 points per game to DEFs)
  6. Washington vs. Dallas (allows 3.0 points per game to DEFs)
  7. Cleveland vs. Minnesota (allows 3.0 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Indianapolis vs. Cincinnati (allows 4.0 points per game to DEFs)
  9. San Francisco vs. Philadelphia (allows 4.0 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Pittsburgh vs. Detroit (allows 4.0 points per game to DEFs)