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Week 17 Matchup: Carolina at New Orleans

New Orleans

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 23.1ppg and CAR Allows 15.9ppg ( -31%)
Drew Brees Pro 22.9
Running Backs
Average 24.1ppg and CAR Allows 19.6ppg ( -19%)
Pierre Thomas Pro 6.3
Mark Ingram   5.8
Erik Lorig   1.2
Travaris Cadet Out 0.5
Wide Receivers
Average 26.0ppg and CAR Allows 18.9ppg ( -27%)
Marques Colston Pro 11.0
Joseph Morgan IR 5.1
Robert Meachem   3.6
Tight Ends
Average 11.5ppg and CAR Allows 8.3ppg ( -28%)
Jimmy Graham   10.1
Ben Watson   4.3
Kickers
Average 6.9ppg and CAR Allows 8.6ppg (+ 23%)
Shayne Graham   8.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.0ppg and CAR Allows 18.3ppg (+ 1%)
Cameron Jordan   5.4
Keyunta Dawson Out 2.5
Brodrick Bunkley   2.2
Akiem Hicks   1.8
Linebackers
Average 17.3ppg and CAR Allows 19.7ppg (+ 14%)
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 CAR Allows 26.4ppg ( -22%)
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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Carolina

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 21.5ppg and NO Allows 21.4ppg ( -0%)
Cam Newton Pro 21.3
Derek Anderson   1.2
Running Backs
Average 17.7ppg and NO Allows 24.8ppg (+ 41%)
DeAngelo Williams   8.4
Jonathan Stewart Out 6.8
Mike Tolbert   5.4
Wide Receivers
Average 19.1ppg and NO Allows 28.1ppg (+ 47%)
Jason Avant   4.6
Tiquan Underwood   3.9
Kealoha Pilares IR 2.0
Jerricho Cotchery   1.7
Toney Clemons   1.0
Tight Ends
Average 8.4ppg and NO Allows 8.2ppg ( -2%)
Greg Olsen   7.1
Ed Dickson   2.0
Ben Hartsock   1.0
Mike McNeill   0.6
Kickers
Average 5.7ppg and NO Allows 8.9ppg (+ 57%)
Graham Gano   7.8
Defensive Linemen
Average 22.1ppg and NO Allows 12.0ppg ( -46%)
Greg Hardy   6.9
Charles Johnson   5.9
Mario Addison   4.5
Dwan Edwards   4.0
Frank Alexander   2.8
Nate Chandler   1.8
Linebackers
Average 22.3ppg and NO Allows 21.6ppg ( -3%)
Luke Kuechly   10.1
Chase Blackburn   7.0
Thomas Davis   6.6
Dan Connor Out 3.6
Jason Williams   1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 23.9ppg and NO Allows 33.7ppg (+ 41%)
Roman Harper   7.6
Thomas DeCoud   6.8
Quintin Mikell   6.4
Antoine Cason   5.7
Josh Norman Out 5.5
Charles Godfrey IR 5.3
Drayton Florence   4.8
James Dockery   4.0
Josh Thomas   2.9
Colin Jones   1.0

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