Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 2 WRs
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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.


Easiest Matchups

  1. Carolina at Buffalo (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jerricho Cotchery, WR2 Marvin McNutt, WR3 Tiquan Underwood, WR3 Tavarres King (Out)
  2. New York Giants vs. Denver (allows 27.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Victor Cruz (Out), WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Jerrel Jernigan, WR4 Mario Manningham (IR), WR5 Trindon Holliday (Pro)
  3. St. Louis at Atlanta (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin (Out), WR2 Chris Givens, WR3 Stedman Bailey, WR4 Kenny Britt (Out), WR5 Austin Pettis
  4. Cincinnati vs. Pittsburgh (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 A.J. Green, WR2 Marvin Jones, WR3 Mohamed Sanu, WR4 Brandon Tate
  5. Minnesota at Chicago (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Cordarrelle Patterson (Pro), WR2 Greg Jennings, WR3 Jerome Simpson, WR4 Lestar Jean, WR4 Jarius Wright
  6. Tampa Bay vs. New Orleans (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR4 Russell Shepard, WR5 Chris Owusu, WR6 Louis Murphy
  7. Baltimore vs. Cleveland (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Torrey Smith (Pro), WR2 Steve Smith (Out), WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Deonte Thompson (Out)
  8. San Francisco at Seattle (allows 24.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Crabtree (Pro), WR2 Anquan Boldin, WR3 Quinton Patton, WR4 Jon Baldwin (Out)
  9. Indianapolis vs. Miami (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 T.Y. Hilton, WR2 Hakeem Nicks, WR3 Reggie Wayne (IR), WR4 Da'Rick Rogers, WR5 LaVon Brazill
  10. Arizona vs. Detroit (allows 23.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Larry Fitzgerald, WR2 Michael Floyd, WR3 Ted Ginn

Toughest Matchups

  1. Dallas at Kansas City (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Cole Beasley, WR4 Dwayne Harris (Pro)
  2. Atlanta vs. St. Louis (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones (IR), WR2 Roddy White, WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Devin Hester, WR5 Drew Davis
  3. Cleveland at Baltimore (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Josh Gordon, WR2 Greg Little, WR3 Andrew Hawkins, WR4 Travis Benjamin (IR)
  4. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton (Pro), WR3 Lance Moore, WR4 Derek Moye
  5. Detroit at Arizona (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson (Out), WR2 Golden Tate, WR3 Kris Durham, WR4 Jeremy Ross, WR5 Kevin Ogletree
  6. Denver at New York Giants (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas (Pro), WR2 Wes Welker (Out), WR3 Emmanuel Sanders (Pro), WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Jordan Norwood
  7. Washington at Green Bay (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Pierre Garcon, WR2 Andre Roberts, WR3 Santana Moss, WR5 Aldrick Robinson
  8. New Orleans at Tampa Bay (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston (Pro), WR2 Kenny Stills, WR3 Nick Toon (Out), WR4 Robert Meachem
  9. New York Jets at New England (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Eric Decker (Pro), WR2 Stephen Hill (IR), WR3 Jeremy Kerley (Pro), WR4 David Nelson, WR4 Jacoby Ford (Out)
  10. Green Bay vs. Washington (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb (Pro), WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin
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