Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 WRs
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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. Washington at Houston (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Pierre Garcon, WR2 DeSean Jackson, WR3 Andre Roberts, WR4 Santana Moss, WR5 Ryan Grant
  2. Carolina at Tampa Bay (allows 27.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kelvin Benjamin, WR2 Jerricho Cotchery, WR3 Jason Avant, WR4 Tiquan Underwood, WR5 Tavarres King
  3. New Orleans at Atlanta (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston, WR2 Kenny Stills, WR3 Brandin Cooks, WR4 Nick Toon, WR5 Joseph Morgan (Que)
  4. Philadelphia vs. Jacksonville (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jeremy Maclin (Pro), WR2 Jordan Matthews, WR3 Riley Cooper, WR4 Josh Huff, WR5 Damaris Johnson
  5. Chicago vs. Buffalo (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall, WR2 Alshon Jeffery, WR3 Marquess Wilson, WR4 Josh Morgan, WR5 Eric Weems
  6. Dallas vs. San Francisco (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant, WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Dwayne Harris (Que), WR4 Devin Street, WR5 L'Damian Washington
  7. Cleveland at Pittsburgh (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Nate Burleson (Pro), WR2 Andrew Hawkins, WR3 Miles Austin, WR4 Charles Johnson (Que), WR5 Anthony Armstrong
  8. St. Louis vs. Minnesota (allows 24.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin, WR2 Kenny Britt, WR3 Chris Givens, WR4 Brian Quick, WR5 Stedman Bailey
  9. Jacksonville at Philadelphia (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marqise Lee, WR2 Cecil Shorts (Pro), WR3 Allen Robinson, WR4 Ace Sanders, WR5 Lamaar Thomas
  10. Tennessee at Kansas City (allows 23.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Justin Hunter, WR3 Nate Washington, WR4 Marc Mariani, WR5 Michael Preston

Toughest Matchups

  1. Arizona vs. San Diego (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Floyd, WR2 Larry Fitzgerald, WR3 Ted Ginn Jr., WR4 John Brown, WR5 Jaron Brown
  2. Pittsburgh vs. Cleveland (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton, WR3 Lance Moore, WR4 Martavis Bryant, WR5 Justin Brown
  3. Baltimore vs. Cincinnati (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Torrey Smith, WR2 Steve Smith, WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Michael Campanaro
  4. Buffalo at Chicago (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Sammy Watkins, WR2 Robert Woods, WR3 Mike Williams (Pro), WR4 T.J. Graham, WR5 Marcus Easley
  5. Green Bay at Seattle (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb, WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin, WR4 Myles White (Pro), WR5 Davante Adams
  6. Kansas City vs. Tennessee (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dwayne Bowe, WR2 Donnie Avery, WR3 A.J. Jenkins, WR4 Kyle Williams (Que), WR5 Junior Hemingway
  7. Detroit vs. New York Giants (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson (Pro), WR2 Golden Tate, WR3 Kris Durham, WR4 Ryan Broyles (Pro), WR5 Jeremy Ross
  8. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR2 Mike Evans, WR3 Lavelle Hawkins, WR4 Robert Herron, WR5 Chris Owusu
  9. Denver vs. Indianapolis (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas (Pro), WR2 Wes Welker, WR3 Emmanuel Sanders, WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Cody Latimer
  10. Seattle vs. Green Bay (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin, WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse, WR5 Paul Richardson, WR6 Kevin Norwood

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