Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 9 WRs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 9

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.

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Easiest Matchups

  1. Philadelphia at Houston (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jeremy Maclin (IR), WR2 Riley Cooper, WR3 Damaris Johnson
  2. Oakland at Seattle (allows 27.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 James Jones, WR2 Denarius Moore (Pro), WR3 Rod Streater, WR4 Andre Holmes, WR5 Greg Jenkins
  3. Carolina vs. New Orleans (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jerricho Cotchery, WR2 Marvin McNutt, WR3 Tiquan Underwood, WR3 Tavarres King (Out)
  4. Miami vs. San Diego (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Mike Wallace, WR2 Brian Hartline (Pro), WR3 Rishard Matthews, WR4 Marlon Moore (Pro), WR5 Damian Williams
  5. Baltimore at Pittsburgh (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Torrey Smith (Pro), WR2 Steve Smith (Out), WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Deonte Thompson (Out)
  6. Pittsburgh vs. Baltimore (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton (Pro), WR3 Lance Moore, WR4 Derek Moye
  7. New Orleans at Carolina (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston (Pro), WR2 Kenny Stills, WR3 Nick Toon (Out), WR4 Robert Meachem
  8. Jacksonville at Cincinnati (allows 24.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Justin Blackmon (Sus), WR2 Cecil Shorts (IR), WR3 Ace Sanders (Pro), WR4 Mike Brown (Pro)
  9. Seattle vs. Oakland (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin (Out), WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse (Pro)
  10. San Diego at Miami (allows 23.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Keenan Allen, WR2 Vincent Brown, WR3 Eddie Royal (Pro), WR4 Seyi Ajirotutu

Toughest Matchups

  1. New York Jets at Kansas City (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Eric Decker (Pro), WR2 Stephen Hill (IR), WR3 Jeremy Kerley (Pro), WR4 David Nelson, WR4 Jacoby Ford (Out)
  2. St. Louis at San Francisco (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin (Out), WR2 Chris Givens, WR3 Stedman Bailey, WR4 Kenny Britt (Out), WR5 Austin Pettis
  3. New England vs. Denver (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman, WR2 Brandon LaFell, WR3 Danny Amendola (Pro), WR4 Aaron Dobson (Pro), WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins (Pro)
  4. San Francisco vs. St. Louis (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Crabtree (Pro), WR2 Anquan Boldin, WR3 Quinton Patton, WR4 Jon Baldwin (Out)
  5. Minnesota vs. (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Cordarrelle Patterson (Pro), WR2 Greg Jennings, WR3 Jerome Simpson, WR4 Lestar Jean, WR4 Jarius Wright
  6. Cincinnati vs. Jacksonville (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 A.J. Green, WR2 Marvin Jones, WR3 Mohamed Sanu, WR4 Brandon Tate
  7. Denver at New England (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas (Pro), WR2 Wes Welker (Out), WR3 Emmanuel Sanders (Pro), WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Jordan Norwood
  8. Dallas vs. Arizona (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Cole Beasley, WR4 Dwayne Harris (Pro)
  9. New York Giants vs. Indianapolis (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Victor Cruz (Out), WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Jerrel Jernigan, WR4 Mario Manningham (IR), WR5 Trindon Holliday (Pro)
  10. Indianapolis at New York Giants (allows 21.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 T.Y. Hilton, WR2 Hakeem Nicks, WR3 Reggie Wayne (IR), WR4 Da'Rick Rogers, WR5 LaVon Brazill
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