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Week 2 Matchup: Houston at Jacksonville

Jacksonville

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 14.4ppg and HOU Allows 17.4ppg (+ 21%)
Chad Henne   12.9
Running Backs
Average 12.8ppg and HOU Allows 14.0ppg (+ 10%)
Delone Carter Out 4.5
Toby Gerhart   2.6
Jordan Todman   0.8
Will Ta'ufo'ou   0.5
Wide Receivers
Average 22.2ppg and HOU Allows 23.4ppg (+ 5%)
Cecil Shorts IR 10.0
Justin Blackmon Sus 7.4
Tandon Doss   2.3
Stephen Burton IR 1.4
Tight Ends
Average 4.9ppg and HOU Allows 9.1ppg (+ 85%)
Marcedes Lewis   5.2
Clay Harbor   2.8
Kickers
Average 6.2ppg and HOU Allows 6.3ppg (+ 2%)
Josh Scobee   6.2
Defensive Linemen
Average 19.4ppg and HOU Allows 18.7ppg ( -4%)
Chris Clemons   5.5
Jason Babin   4.2
Tyson Alualu   3.5
Sen'Derrick Marks   3.5
John Chick   3.0
Andre Branch   2.7
Brandon Deaderick IR 2.4
Red Bryant Pro 1.8
Drake Nevis   1.8
Kyle Love   1.7
Roy Miller IR 1.7
Jeris Pendleton   1.0
Linebackers
Average 20.8ppg and HOU Allows 20.0ppg ( -3%)
Paul Posluszny Pro 9.5
Russell Allen IR 8.1
Geno Hayes Out 2.3
James Thomas   2.0
Dekoda Watson Out 1.8
Defensive Backs
Average 26.8ppg and HOU Allows 28.8ppg (+ 7%)
Mike Harris   5.3
Alan Ball Pro 4.2
Sherrod Martin   3.9
Chris Prosinski   3.7
Joe Lefeged   2.6
Jamell Fleming   2.6

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Houston

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.1ppg and JAX Allows 17.8ppg (+ 18%)
Ryan Fitzpatrick   15.1
T.J. Yates Pro 2.1
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and JAX Allows 23.5ppg ( -8%)
Arian Foster IR 16.6
Andre Brown Pro 9.5
Deji Karim IR 2.0
Greg Jones Pro 0.9
Jonathan Grimes   0.9
Wide Receivers
Average 18.6ppg and JAX Allows 21.2ppg (+ 14%)
Andre Johnson Pro 11.5
Mike Thomas   1.6
DeVier Posey Out 1.4
Keshawn Martin   1.2
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and JAX Allows 6.4ppg ( -33%)
Garrett Graham IR 3.4
Brad Smelley IR 0.3
Kickers
Average 8.6ppg and JAX Allows 9.6ppg (+ 12%)
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.5ppg and JAX Allows 16.9ppg ( -8%)
J.J. Watt   10.3
Tim Jamison   2.2
Jared Crick   1.6
Ricardo Mathews   1.1
Linebackers
Average 20.8ppg and JAX Allows 20.8ppg ( -0%)
D.J. Smith   7.3
Brian Cushing IR 6.7
Whitney Mercilus   3.6
Brooks Reed Pro 3.2
Jeff Tarpinian   1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 29.9ppg and JAX Allows 29.3ppg ( -2%)
Chris Clemons   6.1
Johnathan Joseph IR 5.8
Kareem Jackson   5.7
Elbert Mack   5.1
Brandon Harris   3.3
Kendrick Lewis   3.0
Shiloh Keo   1.7

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