NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 16 - Cleveland at Denver
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Week 16 Matchup: Cleveland at Denver

Denver

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 20.2ppg and CLE Allows 17.9ppg ( -11%)
Peyton Manning Pro 20.3
Running Backs
Average 19.8ppg and CLE Allows 20.0ppg (+ 1%)
Ronnie Hillman   3.2
Wide Receivers
Average 31.2ppg and CLE Allows 25.5ppg ( -18%)
Demaryius Thomas Pro 12.8
Wes Welker Out 10.9
Jordan Norwood   6.9
Emmanuel Sanders Pro 4.3
Andre Caldwell   1.1
Tight Ends
Average 8.7ppg and CLE Allows 6.2ppg ( -29%)
Jacob Tamme Pro 4.5
Joel Dreessen Pro 4.1
Virgil Green Pro 2.1
Kickers
Average 8.3ppg and CLE Allows 6.4ppg ( -23%)
Matt Prater   8.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and CLE Allows 14.4ppg ( -18%)
Demarcus Ware Pro 5.6
Derek Wolfe Out 4.1
Kevin Vickerson IR 3.3
Terrance Knighton   2.8
Mitch Unrein   1.9
Sione Fua Out 1.4
Malik Jackson   0.8
Linebackers
Average 24.1ppg and CLE Allows 24.2ppg (+ 1%)
Von Miller IR 8.8
Paris Lenon   6.6
L.J. Fort   5.1
Jamar Chaney   3.1
Danny Trevathan   2.9
Stewart Bradley IR 2.3
Nate Irving   1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 30.4ppg and CLE Allows 28.4ppg ( -6%)
Aqib Talib Pro 6.9
Chris Harris   6.6
Quentin Jammer   6.5
Mike Adams   6.3
T.J. Ward Pro 5.4
Rahim Moore IR 5.1
Tony Carter   4.8
Michael Huff   4.2
Marquice Cole   3.6
Eric Hagg   3.1
David Bruton   2.3
Jerome Murphy   1.5
Omar Bolden   0.6
Charles Mitchell   0.5

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Cleveland

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 12.8ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg (+ 17%)
Brian Hoyer IR 7.9
Running Backs
Average 16.7ppg and DEN Allows 13.8ppg ( -17%)
Willis McGahee Pro 11.9
Ben Tate IR 4.1
Dion Lewis IR 2.6
Chris Ogbonnaya   2.0
Wide Receivers
Average 19.7ppg and DEN Allows 17.9ppg ( -9%)
Josh Gordon   6.9
Nate Burleson   6.8
Andrew Hawkins   5.7
Greg Little   5.6
Travis Benjamin IR 4.5
Josh Cooper   1.8
Tight Ends
Average 6.4ppg and DEN Allows 10.2ppg (+ 61%)
Gary Barnidge   2.8
Jordan Cameron Pro 2.2
Jim Dray   0.8
Kickers
Average 7.3ppg and DEN Allows 5.9ppg ( -18%)
Billy Cundiff   7.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.1ppg and DEN Allows 15.0ppg ( -29%)
Ahtyba Rubin   3.8
Desmond Bryant Out 3.1
John Hughes Out 2.8
Billy Winn   2.8
Phil Taylor Out 2.4
Ishmaa'ily Kitchen   1.3
Linebackers
Average 20.9ppg and DEN Allows 20.7ppg ( -1%)
Karlos Dansby   8.2
Craig Robertson   5.6
Paul Kruger Pro 5.4
Jabaal Sheard   4.3
Quentin Groves IR 4.0
Emmanuel Stephens   2.3
Tank Carder Pro 1.5
Defensive Backs
Average 31.0ppg and DEN Allows 33.2ppg (+ 7%)
Joe Haden Out 6.3
Donte Whitner   5.9
Buster Skrine   5.5
Johnson Bademosi   4.0
Tashaun Gipson   3.9
Raymond Ventrone   3.5

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