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Week 9 Matchup: Pittsburgh at New York Giants

New York Giants

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.7ppg and PIT Allows 12.5ppg ( -20%)
Josh Freeman Out 16.7
Eli Manning   15.6
Running Backs
Average 21.9ppg and PIT Allows 13.8ppg ( -37%)
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 PIT Allows 19.0ppg ( -24%)
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 PIT Allows 6.4ppg (+ 0%)
Kellen Davis   2.5
Daniel Fells   1.4
Bear Pascoe   1.2
Kickers
Average 9.1ppg and PIT Allows 7.1ppg ( -21%)
Josh Brown   10.3
Defensive Linemen
Average 21.3ppg and PIT Allows 18.3ppg ( -14%)
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
Linebackers
Average 22.6ppg and PIT Allows 23.1ppg (+ 2%)
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 PIT Allows 31.2ppg (+ 3%)
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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Pittsburgh

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 16.8ppg and NYG Allows 18.8ppg (+ 11%)
Ben Roethlisberger   17.8
Charlie Batch   9.5
Byron Leftwich   9.5
Bruce Gradkowski   1.2
Running Backs
Average 16.0ppg and NYG Allows 17.8ppg (+ 12%)
Felix Jones   6.0
LaRod Stephens-Howling IR 5.0
LeGarrette Blount   2.7
Will Johnson   1.6
Wide Receivers
Average 21.5ppg and NYG Allows 25.4ppg (+ 18%)
Lance Moore   9.3
Antonio Brown   8.5
Darrius Heyward-Bey   6.1
Plaxico Burress IR 3.4
Tight Ends
Average 9.2ppg and NYG Allows 6.9ppg ( -25%)
Heath Miller   8.6
Matt Spaeth   1.5
Michael Palmer   1.4
David Paulson   0.6
Kickers
Average 7.4ppg and NYG Allows 7.2ppg ( -2%)
Shaun Suisham   7.4
Defensive Linemen
Average 10.0ppg and NYG Allows 13.0ppg (+ 30%)
Brett Keisel Pro 3.6
Steve Mclendon   2.3
Cameron Heyward   1.9
Cam Thomas   1.6
Linebackers
Average 27.0ppg and NYG Allows 20.8ppg ( -23%)
Lawrence Timmons   8.7
Jason Worilds Out 4.1
Jamaal Westerman   4.0
Arthur Moats   2.6
Chris Carter   1.5
Defensive Backs
Average 27.3ppg and NYG Allows 30.6ppg (+ 12%)
Troy Polamalu   5.9
William Gay   5.1
Cortez Allen   5.0
Michael Mitchell   3.9
Ike Taylor   3.8
Josh Victorian   3.7
Brice McCain   3.1
Antwon Blake   3.0
Will Allen   2.9
Robert Golden   1.7

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