NFL Game Previews / Stat Matchups: Week 1 - Cincinnati at Chicago
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Week 1 Matchup: Cincinnati at Chicago

Chicago

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.9ppg and CIN Allows 15.2ppg ( -23%)
Jay Cutler   16.4
Jordan Palmer Out 0.0
Running Backs
Average 20.0ppg and CIN Allows 13.8ppg ( -31%)
Matt Forte   16.6
Tony Fiammetta   1.4
Wide Receivers
Average 28.0ppg and CIN Allows 20.9ppg ( -25%)
Brandon Marshall   12.6
Alshon Jeffery   12.2
Domenik Hixon   2.3
Josh Morgan Out 1.6
Eric Weems   0.7
Marquess Wilson   0.4
Tight Ends
Average 6.7ppg and CIN Allows 6.7ppg ( -0%)
Martellus Bennett   6.6
Matthew Mulligan   2.5
Dante Rosario   0.3
Fendi Onobun   0.0
Brody Eldridge   0.0
Kickers
Average 7.7ppg and CIN Allows 6.8ppg ( -11%)
Robbie Gould   7.7
Defensive Linemen
Average 17.6ppg and CIN Allows 15.9ppg ( -10%)
Jared Allen   6.3
Lamarr Houston   5.5
Willie Young   3.6
Cheta Ozougwu   3.5
Nate Collins IR 3.1
Shea McClellin   3.0
David Bass   2.8
Jay Ratliff   2.5
Stephen Paea   2.2
Landon Cohen   1.5
Trevor Scott   1.3
Israel Idonije IR 1.1
Cornelius Washington Out 1.0
Austen Lane   0.0
Linebackers
Average 20.2ppg and CIN Allows 22.8ppg (+ 13%)
Lance Briggs Pro 9.4
James Anderson   7.1
Jon Bostic   5.9
DJ Williams IR 5.2
Khaseem Greene   4.1
Blake Costanzo   2.8
Jerry Franklin   1.0
Jordan Senn   0.5
Defensive Backs
Average 31.2ppg and CIN Allows 34.0ppg (+ 9%)
Charles Tillman IR 7.4
Chris Conte   6.5
Tim Jennings   6.3
Ryan Mundy   5.6
M.D. Jennings   4.5
Isaiah Frey   3.4
Craig Steltz   3.4
Sherrick McManis   2.0
Derrick Martin   1.0
Kelvin Hayden IR 0.0
Anthony Walters   0.0
Danny McCray   0.0

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Cincinnati

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.8ppg and CHI Allows 16.4ppg ( -17%)
Andy Dalton   19.6
Jason Campbell   14.1
Josh Johnson   1.0
Greg McElroy   0.0
Running Backs
Average 18.2ppg and CHI Allows 24.7ppg (+ 36%)
Giovani Bernard   10.6
BenJarvus Green-Ellis   7.6
Cedric Peerman   0.3
Wide Receivers
Average 27.1ppg and CHI Allows 23.6ppg ( -13%)
A.J. Green   13.0
Marvin Jones   8.6
Mohamed Sanu   3.8
Dane Sanzenbacher   1.0
Brandon Tate   0.0
Ryan Whalen Out 0.0
Tight Ends
Average 8.4ppg and CHI Allows 9.0ppg (+ 7%)
Jermaine Gresham Out 5.0
Tyler Eifert Out 3.8
Alex Smith Pro 1.4
Orson Charles   0.8
Richard Quinn   0.0
Kevin Brock   0.0
Kickers
Average 6.6ppg and CHI Allows 8.6ppg (+ 30%)
Mike Nugent   6.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 20.4ppg and CHI Allows 16.2ppg ( -21%)
Carlos Dunlap Pro 5.5
Wallace Gilberry   4.8
Geno Atkins IR 4.6
Domata Peko   2.9
Christo Bilukidi   2.7
Brandon Thompson   2.0
Margus Hunt   1.2
Devon Still Out 1.0
Ogemdi Nwagbuo   0.0
Robert Geathers IR 0.0
Linebackers
Average 23.3ppg and CHI Allows 20.6ppg ( -11%)
Vontaze Burfict Pro 11.0
Vincent Rey Pro 6.2
Rey Maualuga   5.6
Dontay Moch Out 5.0
Michael Boley   1.9
Jayson DiManche   1.5
J.K. Schaffer   0.5
Emmanuel Lamur IR 0.0
Defensive Backs
Average 29.6ppg and CHI Allows 30.5ppg (+ 3%)
Leon Hall IR 5.6
Adam Jones   5.6
Chris Crocker   5.5
Terence Newman Out 5.4
Reggie Nelson   5.2
Dre Kirkpatrick Pro 5.2
Danieal Manning IR 4.5
George Iloka   4.4
Taylor Mays IR 2.9
Shawn Williams   1.5
RJ Stanford IR 0.0
Chris Lewis-Harris   0.0

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