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Week 1 Matchup: Washington at New Orleans

New Orleans

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 23.1ppg and WAS Allows 19.1ppg ( -17%)
Drew Brees Pro 22.9
Luke McCown   -0.3
Running Backs
Average 24.1ppg and WAS Allows 16.6ppg ( -31%)
Pierre Thomas Pro 6.3
Mark Ingram   5.8
Erik Lorig   1.2
Travaris Cadet Out 0.5
Khiry Robinson   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and WAS Allows 27.1ppg (+ 4%)
Marques Colston Pro 11.0
Joseph Morgan IR 5.1
Robert Meachem   3.6
Nick Toon Out 0.0
Kenny Stills   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 11.5ppg and WAS Allows 10.4ppg ( -10%)
Jimmy Graham   10.1
Ben Watson   4.3
Michael Higgins   -0.3
Josh Hill Pro 0.0
Kickers
Average 6.9ppg and WAS Allows 7.5ppg (+ 8%)
Shayne Graham   8.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.0ppg and WAS Allows 19.8ppg (+ 10%)
Cameron Jordan   5.4
Keyunta Dawson Out 2.5
Brodrick Bunkley   2.2
Akiem Hicks   1.8
Glenn Foster   0.0
John Jenkins   0.0
Tyrunn Walker   0.0
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and WAS Allows 20.9ppg (+ 21%)
Curtis Lofton   7.7
Victor Butler IR 4.1
Jonathan Vilma IR 4.0
Junior Galette   3.7
David Hawthorne   2.7
Parys Haralson   0.0
Ramon Humber   0.0
Kevin Reddick Pro 0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 33.9ppg and WAS Allows 25.5ppg ( -25%)
Jairus Byrd   6.5
Patrick Robinson IR 6.2
Keenan Lewis   5.4
Champ Bailey   5.0
Rafael Bush Pro 3.8
Corey White   3.6
Trevin Wade   2.1
Jordan Pugh   2.0
Kenny Vaccaro IR 0.0
Rod Sweeting   0.0

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Washington

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 22.6ppg and NO Allows 21.4ppg ( -6%)
Robert Griffin III Out 21.9
Kirk Cousins   11.3
Colt McCoy   8.9
Rex Grossman   0.0
Running Backs
Average 19.5ppg and NO Allows 24.8ppg (+ 27%)
Alfred Morris   15.4
Darrel Young Pro 2.9
Evan Royster IR 2.1
Roy Helu   1.6
Wide Receivers
Average 25.4ppg and NO Allows 28.1ppg (+ 11%)
Pierre Garcon   8.9
DeSean Jackson   7.4
Andre Roberts   7.3
Santana Moss   6.7
Aldrick Robinson   4.9
Leonard Hankerson IR 4.9
Nick Williams   0.0
David Gettis   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 4.4ppg and NO Allows 8.2ppg (+ 88%)
Fred Davis   4.7
Logan Paulsen   2.8
Niles Paul   2.1
Jordan Reed IR 0.0
Kickers
Average 7.6ppg and NO Allows 8.9ppg (+ 17%)
Kai Forbath   7.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 7.4ppg and NO Allows 12.0ppg (+ 61%)
Jason Hatcher Pro 3.8
Barry Cofield   3.2
Stephen Bowen IR 3.1
Clifton Geathers   1.8
Jarvis Jenkins   1.5
Kedric Golston   1.5
Chris Baker   1.3
Adam Carriker IR 1.0
Kentwan Balmer   0.0
Chris Neild   0.0
Linebackers
Average 31.3ppg and NO Allows 21.6ppg ( -31%)
London Fletcher   9.5
Perry Riley   7.4
Nick Barnett IR 6.6
Brian Orakpo Out 6.5
Ryan Kerrigan Pro 5.9
Rob Jackson   5.3
Darryl Sharpton Pro 4.3
Josh Hull   3.0
Akeem Jordan   2.9
Adam Hayward   1.9
Keenan Robinson IR 1.3
Brandon Jenkins   0.0
Adrian Robinson Out 0.0
Bryan Kehl IR 0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 31.3ppg and NO Allows 33.7ppg (+ 8%)
Brandon Meriweather   11.0
Ryan Clark   7.3
Deangelo Hall   7.1
Tracy Porter Pro 6.9
E.J. Biggers   4.7
Reed Doughty   3.8
Bacarri Rambo   0.0
Trent Robinson   0.0
Jose Gumbs   0.0
Tanard Jackson   0.0
David Amerson   0.0

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