Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 2 DEFs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 2

This tool is not meant to be a replacement for our weekly player rankings, although matchups are taken into consideration for those as well. You shouldn't bench a stud player who has a difficult matchup or automatically start a fantasy backup who has an easy matchup. It's meant to be a helpful tool when deciding between two closely ranked players. The matchups are graded on how many fantasy points the opposing team surrendered to this position on average.

Week:

Easiest Matchups

  1. New England vs. New York Jets (allows 10.9 points per game to DEFs)
  2. Baltimore vs. Cleveland (allows 10.6 points per game to DEFs)
  3. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (allows 9.8 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Buffalo vs. Carolina (allows 9.7 points per game to DEFs)
  5. San Francisco at Seattle (allows 9.6 points per game to DEFs)
  6. Houston vs. Tennessee (allows 9.1 points per game to DEFs)
  7. San Diego at Philadelphia (allows 8.1 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Cleveland at Baltimore (allows 8.0 points per game to DEFs)
  9. New York Jets at New England (allows 7.9 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Seattle vs. San Francisco (allows 7.8 points per game to DEFs)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Arizona vs. Detroit (allows 3.7 points per game to DEFs)
  2. St. Louis at Atlanta (allows 3.9 points per game to DEFs)
  3. Denver at New York Giants (allows 4.4 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Tampa Bay vs. New Orleans (allows 4.6 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Jacksonville at Oakland (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)
  6. Indianapolis vs. Miami (allows 5.1 points per game to DEFs)
  7. Dallas at Kansas City (allows 5.1 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Atlanta vs. St. Louis (allows 5.2 points per game to DEFs)
  9. Chicago vs. Minnesota (allows 5.2 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Detroit at Arizona (allows 5.3 points per game to DEFs)
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