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Week 5 Matchup: Cleveland at New York Giants

New York Giants

Player Injury
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Average 15.7ppg and CLE Allows 17.9ppg (+ 14%)
Josh Freeman Out 16.7
Eli Manning   15.6
Running Backs
Average 21.9ppg and CLE Allows 20.0ppg ( -9%)
Rashad Jennings   5.3
David Wilson IR 4.7
Peyton Hillis Pro 3.3
Henry Hynoski IR 1.1
Wide Receivers
Average 24.9ppg and CLE Allows 25.5ppg (+ 3%)
Victor Cruz Out 10.6
Mario Manningham IR 4.8
Rueben Randle   4.0
Trindon Holliday Pro 0.9
Kris Adams Out 0.9
Jerrel Jernigan   0.5
Preston Parker   0.4
Tight Ends
Average 6.4ppg and CLE Allows 6.2ppg ( -4%)
Kellen Davis   2.5
Daniel Fells   1.4
Bear Pascoe   1.2
Average 9.1ppg and CLE Allows 6.4ppg ( -30%)
Josh Brown   10.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.3ppg and CLE Allows 14.4ppg ( -32%)
Jason Pierre-Paul Out 5.9
Cullen Jenkins Pro 3.1
Mathias Kiwanuka   2.5
Robert Ayers   2.2
Mike Patterson   1.9
Markus Kuhn   1.4
Average 22.6ppg and CLE Allows 24.2ppg (+ 7%)
Jon Beason   6.8
O'Brien Schofield   6.0
Jameel McClain   5.6
Mark Herzlich   3.5
Jacquian Williams   3.0
Spencer Paysinger   2.2
Zak DeOssie   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 30.2ppg and CLE Allows 28.4ppg ( -6%)
Stevie Brown IR 8.1
Antrel Rolle   6.2
Corey Webster IR 5.3
Prince Amukamara   5.0
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie   4.8
Zackary Bowman   4.0
Jayron Hosley Pro 3.8
Will Hill   3.4
Aaron Ross IR 3.4
Walter Thurmond   3.0
Quintin Demps   2.7

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Player Injury
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Average 12.8ppg and NYG Allows 18.8ppg (+ 46%)
Brian Hoyer IR 7.9
Running Backs
Average 16.7ppg and NYG Allows 17.8ppg (+ 7%)
Willis McGahee Pro 11.9
Ben Tate IR 4.1
Dion Lewis IR 2.6
Chris Ogbonnaya   2.0
Wide Receivers
Average 19.7ppg and NYG Allows 25.4ppg (+ 29%)
Josh Gordon   6.9
Nate Burleson   6.8
Andrew Hawkins   5.7
Greg Little   5.6
Travis Benjamin IR 4.5
Josh Cooper   1.8
Tight Ends
Average 6.4ppg and NYG Allows 6.9ppg (+ 8%)
Gary Barnidge   2.8
Jordan Cameron Pro 2.2
Jim Dray   0.8
Average 7.3ppg and NYG Allows 7.2ppg ( -1%)
Billy Cundiff   7.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.1ppg and NYG Allows 13.0ppg ( -39%)
Ahtyba Rubin   3.8
Desmond Bryant Out 3.1
John Hughes Out 2.8
Billy Winn   2.8
Phil Taylor Out 2.4
Ishmaa'ily Kitchen   1.3
Average 20.9ppg and NYG Allows 20.8ppg ( -0%)
Karlos Dansby   8.2
Craig Robertson   5.6
Paul Kruger Pro 5.4
Jabaal Sheard   4.3
Quentin Groves IR 4.0
Emmanuel Stephens   2.3
Tank Carder Pro 1.5
Defensive Backs
Average 31.0ppg and NYG Allows 30.6ppg ( -2%)
Joe Haden Out 6.3
Donte Whitner   5.9
Buster Skrine   5.5
Johnson Bademosi   4.0
Tashaun Gipson   3.9
Raymond Ventrone   3.5

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