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Week 1 Matchup: Buffalo at New York Jets

New York Jets

Player Injury
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Average 11.1ppg and BUF Allows 19.2ppg (+ 73%)
Michael Vick   17.3
Geno Smith   0.0
Matt Simms   0.0
David Garrard Out 0.0
Running Backs
Average 17.9ppg and BUF Allows 23.3ppg (+ 30%)
Chris Johnson   11.4
Chris Ivory Pro 5.9
Bilal Powell   5.8
Alex Green   5.4
Mike Goodson IR 4.0
Darius Reynaud Out 1.7
Lex Hilliard IR 1.0
Tommy Bohanon   0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 16.7ppg and BUF Allows 22.0ppg (+ 32%)
Eric Decker Pro 11.5
Jeremy Kerley Pro 6.5
Stephen Hill IR 3.9
David Nelson   3.1
Clyde Gates IR 2.4
Josh Cribbs IR 0.7
Emmanuel Arceneaux   0.0
Jacoby Ford Out 0.0
Greg Salas   0.0
Tight Ends
Average 6.8ppg and BUF Allows 6.8ppg (+ 0%)
Jeff Cumberland   3.9
Kellen Winslow Pro 1.2
Konrad Reuland IR 0.8
Zach Sudfeld   0.0
Average 6.2ppg and BUF Allows 7.1ppg (+ 14%)
Nick Folk   6.2
Defensive Linemen
Average 13.9ppg and BUF Allows 15.4ppg (+ 11%)
Muhammad Wilkerson Pro 5.4
Jermaine Cunningham Out 2.8
Kenrick Ellis Pro 2.1
Leger Douzable   0.0
Damon Harrison   0.0
Sheldon Richardson Pro 0.0
Average 21.6ppg and BUF Allows 21.4ppg ( -1%)
David Harris   7.4
Garrett McIntyre Pro 4.2
Calvin Pace   3.8
Demario Davis Pro 3.4
Quinton Coples Pro 3.0
Antwan Barnes IR 2.8
Josh Mauga IR 2.5
Nick Bellore   1.2
Defensive Backs
Average 27.8ppg and BUF Allows 31.8ppg (+ 14%)
Edward Reed Pro 6.6
Dawan Landry Pro 6.0
Dimitri Patterson IR 4.1
Ellis Lankster Que 4.0
Isaiah Trufant   3.8
Kyle Wilson   3.6
Antonio Allen   3.0
Johnny Patrick IR 2.8
Ras-I Dowling   1.8
Josh Bush   0.7
Aaron Berry IR 0.0
Jaiquawn Jarrett   0.0
Dee Milliner   0.0
Darrin Walls   0.0

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Player Injury
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Average 18.3ppg and NYJ Allows 14.8ppg ( -19%)
Thaddeus Lewis Pro 11.5
E.J. Manuel Out 0.0
Jeff Tuel   0.0
Dennis Dixon   0.0
Running Backs
Average 21.1ppg and NYJ Allows 20.4ppg ( -3%)
C.J. Spiller   13.6
Fred Jackson Pro 8.9
Anthony Dixon   2.7
Anthony Allen   1.9
Frank Summers   0.0
Ronnie Wingo Out 0.0
Wide Receivers
Average 16.4ppg and NYJ Allows 18.4ppg (+ 13%)
Mike Williams IR 9.7
Stevie Johnson Out 9.1
Ramses Barden IR 3.7
T.J. Graham   2.6
Kevin Elliott IR 1.4
Marcus Easley Pro 0.7
Chris Hogan   0.0
Robert Woods   0.0
Marquise Goodwin Pro 0.0
Tight Ends
Average 7.8ppg and NYJ Allows 7.2ppg ( -7%)
Scott Chandler   6.2
Tony Moeaki   3.7
Lee Smith   2.7
Evan Rodriguez   0.3
Chris Gragg   0.0
Average 6.4ppg and NYJ Allows 6.8ppg (+ 7%)
Dan Carpenter   6.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 19.4ppg and NYJ Allows 16.8ppg ( -14%)
Mario Williams   5.4
Marcell Dareus   3.9
Kyle Williams Pro 3.2
Jarius Wynn Pro 2.6
Alan Branch   2.2
Jarron Gilbert   0.0
Corbin Bryant   0.0
Average 16.0ppg and NYJ Allows 26.0ppg (+ 63%)
Brandon Spikes Pro 6.3
Keith Rivers   4.1
Jerry Hughes   3.3
Nigel Bradham   3.3
Manny Lawson   2.8
Willie Jefferson   0.0
Ty Powell   0.0
Kiko Alonso   0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 34.3ppg and NYJ Allows 31.5ppg ( -8%)
Corey Graham   5.3
Stephon Gilmore   5.0
Ron Brooks   4.1
Aaron Williams IR 3.5
Leodis McKelvin   3.0
Da'Norris Searcy   2.8
Jim Leonhard   1.8
Nickell Robey   0.0
Duke Williams   0.0

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