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Week 15 Matchup: Tampa Bay at New Orleans

New Orleans

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 23.1ppg and TB Allows 20.6ppg ( -11%)
Drew Brees Pro 22.9
Running Backs
Average 24.1ppg and TB Allows 16.9ppg ( -30%)
Pierre Thomas Pro 6.3
Mark Ingram   5.8
Erik Lorig   1.2
Travaris Cadet Out 0.5
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and TB Allows 27.4ppg (+ 6%)
Marques Colston Pro 11.0
Joseph Morgan IR 5.1
Robert Meachem   3.6
Tight Ends
Average 11.5ppg and TB Allows 8.9ppg ( -23%)
Jimmy Graham   10.1
Ben Watson   4.3
Kickers
Average 6.9ppg and TB Allows 6.4ppg ( -8%)
Shayne Graham   8.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.0ppg and TB Allows 15.3ppg ( -15%)
Cameron Jordan   5.4
Keyunta Dawson Out 2.5
Brodrick Bunkley   2.2
Akiem Hicks   1.8
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and TB Allows 21.5ppg (+ 25%)
Curtis Lofton   7.7
Victor Butler IR 4.1
Jonathan Vilma IR 4.0
Junior Galette   3.7
David Hawthorne   2.7
Defensive Backs
Average 33.9ppg and TB Allows 26.8ppg ( -21%)
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

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Tampa Bay

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 16.8ppg and NO Allows 21.4ppg (+ 27%)
Running Backs
Average 20.1ppg and NO Allows 24.8ppg (+ 24%)
Doug Martin IR 16.5
Brian Leonard   1.6
Wide Receivers
Average 25.3ppg and NO Allows 28.1ppg (+ 11%)
Vincent Jackson   11.7
Louis Murphy   2.7
Lavelle Hawkins Out 0.9
Chris Owusu   0.8
Tight Ends
Average 6.1ppg and NO Allows 8.2ppg (+ 35%)
Brandon Myers   6.5
Tom Crabtree IR 4.8
Nate Byham IR 2.6
Luke Stocker IR 1.9
Steve Maneri   1.1
Kyle Adams   0.5
Kickers
Average 8.2ppg and NO Allows 8.9ppg (+ 9%)
Connor Barth Out 8.2
Rian Lindell   6.4
Defensive Linemen
Average 14.8ppg and NO Allows 12.0ppg ( -19%)
Michael Johnson   6.3
Gerald McCoy   3.5
Da'Quan Bowers IR 3.4
Daniel Te'o-Nesheim   3.4
Lazarius Levingston   2.0
Gary Gibson   1.9
Clinton McDonald   1.8
Corvey Irvin   1.1
Adrian Clayborn   0.8
Linebackers
Average 19.2ppg and NO Allows 21.6ppg (+ 12%)
Lavonte David Pro 8.8
Mason Foster   6.7
Jonathan Casillas IR 3.1
Jacob Cutrera   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 33.7ppg and NO Allows 33.7ppg ( -0%)
Major Wright   6.2
Leonard Johnson   6.0
Mark Barron Out 6.0
Alterraun Verner   6.0
Dashon Goldson   5.8
D.J. Moore   3.8
Anthony Gaitor IR 2.9
Michael Adams IR 2.4
Keith Tandy   1.8
Mike Jenkins Out 1.4

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