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Week 8 Matchup: New York Giants at Dallas

Dallas

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.2ppg and NYG Allows 18.8ppg ( -2%)
Tony Romo IR 18.7
Brandon Weeden   12.3
Kyle Orton   7.6
Running Backs
Average 15.3ppg and NYG Allows 17.8ppg (+ 17%)
DeMarco Murray   11.5
Phillip Tanner   2.0
Lance Dunbar IR 1.5
Wide Receivers
Average 28.5ppg and NYG Allows 25.4ppg ( -11%)
Dez Bryant Pro 13.1
Dwayne Harris Pro 2.6
Cole Beasley   1.6
Tight Ends
Average 9.1ppg and NYG Allows 6.9ppg ( -24%)
Jason Witten   7.6
James Hanna   1.4
Kickers
Average 7.8ppg and NYG Allows 7.2ppg ( -7%)
Dan Bailey   7.8
Defensive Linemen
Average 11.7ppg and NYG Allows 13.0ppg (+ 11%)
Anthony Spencer IR 8.6
Henry Melton IR 4.5
Jeremy Mincey   3.9
Edgar Jones   3.6
Frank Kearse   2.3
Tyrone Crawford IR 1.9
George Selvie Pro 1.7
Marvin Austin   1.6
Kyle Wilber   0.8
Ben Bass IR 0.5
Linebackers
Average 30.0ppg and NYG Allows 20.8ppg ( -31%)
Sean Lee Out 9.3
Justin Durant IR 6.1
Bruce Carter   5.7
Ernie Sims Out 4.2
Martez Wilson Out 3.4
Orie Lemon   2.5
Will Herring   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 22.2ppg and NYG Allows 30.6ppg (+ 38%)
Morris Claiborne Pro 5.0
Brandon Carr   5.0
Sterling Moore   2.5
Eric Frampton   2.4
Barry Church   2.3
Orlando Scandrick   2.1

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New York Giants

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.7ppg and DAL Allows 16.5ppg (+ 5%)
Josh Freeman Out 16.7
Eli Manning   15.6
Running Backs
Average 21.9ppg and DAL Allows 20.7ppg ( -6%)
Rashad Jennings   5.3
David Wilson IR 4.7
Peyton Hillis Pro 3.3
Henry Hynoski IR 1.1
Wide Receivers
Average 24.9ppg and DAL Allows 22.7ppg ( -9%)
Victor Cruz Out 10.6
Mario Manningham IR 4.8
Rueben Randle   4.0
Trindon Holliday Pro 0.9
Kris Adams Out 0.9
Jerrel Jernigan   0.5
Preston Parker   0.4
Tight Ends
Average 6.4ppg and DAL Allows 7.3ppg (+ 14%)
Kellen Davis   2.5
Daniel Fells   1.4
Bear Pascoe   1.2
Kickers
Average 9.1ppg and DAL Allows 8.1ppg ( -10%)
Josh Brown   10.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.3ppg and DAL Allows 16.8ppg ( -21%)
Jason Pierre-Paul Out 5.9
Cullen Jenkins Pro 3.1
Mathias Kiwanuka   2.5
Robert Ayers   2.2
Mike Patterson   1.9
Markus Kuhn   1.4
Linebackers
Average 22.6ppg and DAL Allows 21.9ppg ( -3%)
Jon Beason   6.8
O'Brien Schofield   6.0
Jameel McClain   5.6
Mark Herzlich   3.5
Jacquian Williams   3.0
Spencer Paysinger   2.2
Zak DeOssie   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 30.2ppg and DAL Allows 30.4ppg (+ 1%)
Stevie Brown IR 8.1
Antrel Rolle   6.2
Corey Webster IR 5.3
Prince Amukamara   5.0
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie   4.8
Zackary Bowman   4.0
Jayron Hosley Pro 3.8
Will Hill   3.4
Aaron Ross IR 3.4
Walter Thurmond   3.0
Quintin Demps   2.7

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