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Week 1 Matchup: Atlanta at Kansas City

Kansas City

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 9.8ppg and ATL Allows 15.1ppg (+ 55%)
Alex Smith Out 13.0
Chase Daniel   2.3
Running Backs
Average 19.8ppg and ATL Allows 19.9ppg (+ 0%)
Jamaal Charles Out 13.2
Joe McKnight   1.8
Cyrus Gray   1.6
Anthony Sherman   0.8
Knile Davis   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 14.0ppg and ATL Allows 18.8ppg (+ 34%)
Dwayne Bowe Out 7.5
Donnie Avery   6.1
Kyle Williams IR 2.7
A.J. Jenkins   0.0
Junior Hemingway   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 4.7ppg and ATL Allows 8.0ppg (+ 69%)
Anthony Fasano   4.0
Richard Gordon   2.5
Sean McGrath   0.0
Kickers
Average 6.7ppg and ATL Allows 6.9ppg (+ 3%)
Ryan Succop Pro 6.7
Defensive Linemen
Average 10.6ppg and ATL Allows 14.1ppg (+ 34%)
Mike Devito   3.3
Vance Walker   2.7
Dontari Poe Out 2.5
Allen Bailey   1.8
Jerrell Powe   1.1
Jaye Howard   0.0
Linebackers
Average 24.6ppg and ATL Allows 22.5ppg ( -8%)
Derrick Johnson Out 8.3
Justin Houston Pro 6.5
Tamba Hali Out 5.6
Dezman Moses   3.8
Joe Mays Out 3.6
James-Michael Johnson Pro 3.4
Frank Zombo   1.7
Robert James   0.5
Nico Johnson   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 25.1ppg and ATL Allows 27.8ppg (+ 11%)
Eric Berry   5.8
Sean Smith   5.5
Brandon Flowers   5.0
Christopher Owens   4.1
Jerron McMillian   2.4
Marcus Cooper   0.0
Ron Parker Pro 0.0
Sanders Commings IR 0.0
Husain Abdullah   0.0

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Atlanta

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 20.2ppg and KC Allows 18.3ppg ( -9%)
Matt Ryan   20.2
Dominique Davis   0.0
Running Backs
Average 17.7ppg and KC Allows 20.0ppg (+ 13%)
Steven Jackson   10.0
Jacquizz Rodgers Out 5.5
Antone Smith   0.0
Josh Vaughan   0.0
Patrick DiMarco   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and KC Allows 23.5ppg ( -10%)
Julio Jones IR 11.4
Roddy White   11.1
Harry Douglas   3.1
Drew Davis   2.5
Devin Hester   2.1
Darius Johnson Pro 0.0
Tight Ends
Average 9.4ppg and KC Allows 6.4ppg ( -32%)
Chase Coffman   1.1
Levine Toilolo   0.0
Kickers
Average 8.9ppg and KC Allows 8.9ppg ( 0%)
Matt Bryant   8.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and KC Allows 19.4ppg (+ 10%)
Jonathan Babineaux   3.9
Osi Umenyiora   3.6
Tyson Jackson   3.3
Kroy Biermann IR 3.2
Corey Peters IR 2.7
Paul Soliai Pro 2.5
Peria Jerry   1.6
Cliff Matthews   1.5
Travian Robertson   1.0
Malliciah Goodman   0.0
Jonathan Massaquoi   0.0
Stansly Maponga   0.0
Linebackers
Average 16.7ppg and KC Allows 24.4ppg (+ 46%)
Sean Weatherspoon Out 8.0
Akeem Dent   3.7
Omar Gaither   2.5
Paul Worrilow   0.0
Joplo Bartu   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.9ppg and KC Allows 30.2ppg ( -5%)
William Moore   8.5
Josh Wilson   6.6
Robert McClain   5.1
Dwight Lowery   4.4
Javier Arenas   4.2
Dominique Franks   1.1
Robert Alford Pro 0.0
Desmond Trufant   0.0
Terrence Johnson   0.0
Zeke Motta IR 0.0

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