Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 TEs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1

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 Orleans vs. Atlanta (allows 10.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jimmy Graham
  2. Pittsburgh vs. Tennessee (allows 10.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Heath Miller
  3. New England at Buffalo (allows 9.8 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Rob Gronkowski (IR), TE2 Michael Hoomanawanui (Pro)
  4. Miami at Cleveland (allows 9.1 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Charles Clay, TE2 Dustin Keller (IR), TE3 Dion Sims
  5. Tennessee at Pittsburgh (allows 9.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Delanie Walker
  6. Carolina vs. Seattle (allows 8.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Greg Olsen, TE2 Ben Hartsock
  7. San Diego vs. Houston (allows 8.6 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Ladarius Green, TE2 Antonio Gates
  8. Tampa Bay at New York Jets (allows 8.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Brandon Myers, TE2 Tim Wright
  9. Washington vs. Philadelphia (allows 8.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jordan Reed (IR), TE2 Logan Paulsen
  10. Kansas City at Jacksonville (allows 8.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Anthony Fasano, TE2 Sean McGrath

Toughest Matchups

  1. Cincinnati at Chicago (allows 5.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Tyler Eifert (Out), TE2 Alex Smith (Pro)
  2. Philadelphia at Washington (allows 6.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Zach Ertz, TE2 Brent Celek
  3. Chicago vs. Cincinnati (allows 6.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Martellus Bennett, TE2 Dante Rosario, TE3 Matthew Mulligan
  4. San Francisco vs. Green Bay (allows 6.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Vernon Davis, TE2 Vance McDonald (Pro), TE3 Garrett Celek
  5. Arizona at St. Louis (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Robert Housler (Pro), TE2 John Carlson, TE3 Jake Ballard
  6. Denver vs. Baltimore (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Julius Thomas, TE2 Jacob Tamme (Pro), TE3 Virgil Green (Pro)
  7. Atlanta at New Orleans (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Levine Toilolo
  8. Minnesota at Detroit (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE2 Kyle Rudolph (IR)
  9. Cleveland vs. Miami (allows 6.5 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jordan Cameron (Pro), TE2 Jim Dray
  10. Oakland at Indianapolis (allows 6.7 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Mychal Rivera
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