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Week 13 Matchup: New England at Houston

Houston

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.2ppg and NE Allows 18.3ppg (+ 20%)
Ryan Fitzpatrick   16.6
Case Keenum Out 14.2
T.J. Yates Pro 1.3
Running Backs
Average 16.6ppg and NE Allows 19.8ppg (+ 19%)
Jonathan Grimes   10.5
Arian Foster IR 10.0
Andre Brown Pro 9.7
Dennis Johnson Out 2.9
Ray Graham   2.0
Deji Karim IR 1.3
Greg Jones Pro 0.4
Wide Receivers
Average 21.5ppg and NE Allows 21.9ppg (+ 2%)
Andre Johnson Pro 10.3
DeAndre Hopkins Pro 5.9
Keshawn Martin   2.8
DeVier Posey Out 1.8
Tight Ends
Average 10.1ppg and NE Allows 8.3ppg ( -17%)
Garrett Graham IR 7.0
Ryan Griffin Pro 3.8
Kickers
Average 7.1ppg and NE Allows 6.5ppg ( -8%)
Randy Bullock   6.6
Defensive Linemen
Average 16.5ppg and NE Allows 16.7ppg (+ 2%)
J.J. Watt   8.5
Jared Crick   1.6
Ricardo Mathews   1.3
Tim Jamison   1.0
Linebackers
Average 22.7ppg and NE Allows 23.1ppg (+ 2%)
Brian Cushing IR 8.6
Whitney Mercilus   3.8
Brooks Reed Pro 3.6
Jeff Tarpinian   3.0
Ricky Sapp   1.3
Justin Tuggle Pro 0.9
Defensive Backs
Average 25.3ppg and NE Allows 30.0ppg (+ 19%)
Chris Clemons   5.3
Johnathan Joseph IR 4.8
Kareem Jackson   4.5
Shiloh Keo   4.2
D.J. Swearinger Pro 4.1
Kendrick Lewis   3.7
Eddie Pleasant   2.5
Brandon Harris   2.2

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New England

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 16.5ppg and HOU Allows 16.9ppg (+ 2%)
Tom Brady Pro 16.5
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and HOU Allows 20.5ppg ( -20%)
Shane Vereen Pro 10.9
Stevan Ridley   9.0
Brandon Bolden   6.0
James Develin   2.2
Wide Receivers
Average 23.9ppg and HOU Allows 20.3ppg ( -15%)
Julian Edelman   8.9
Aaron Dobson Pro 6.9
Kenbrell Thompkins Pro 6.4
Danny Amendola Pro 6.3
Brandon LaFell   6.3
Josh Boyce Out 2.0
Austin Collie   1.6
Tight Ends
Average 6.9ppg and HOU Allows 8.8ppg (+ 27%)
Rob Gronkowski IR 11.9
Michael Hoomanawanui Pro 2.0
Kickers
Average 9.9ppg and HOU Allows 9.3ppg ( -6%)
Stephen Gostkowski   9.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 24.8ppg and HOU Allows 19.8ppg ( -20%)
Sealver Siliga   7.5
Chandler Jones   6.6
Rob Ninkovich Pro 6.3
Tommy Kelly IR 5.5
Chris Jones   4.6
Michael Buchanan   3.0
Joe Vellano   2.9
Andre Carter   2.9
Vince Wilfork IR 2.2
Marcus Forston   1.3
Linebackers
Average 16.8ppg and HOU Allows 29.5ppg (+ 76%)
Jerod Mayo IR 8.9
Dont'a Hightower   5.5
Jamie Collins   3.0
Steve Beauharnais Out 0.5
Defensive Backs
Average 30.7ppg and HOU Allows 33.5ppg (+ 9%)
Tavon Wilson   12.0
Logan Ryan   7.0
Kyle Arrington Pro 5.2
Devin McCourty Out 5.1
Brandon Browner Sus 4.8
Darrelle Revis   4.7
Patrick Chung   4.5
Alfonzo Dennard Out 4.1
Duron Harmon   3.6
Nate Ebner   3.0

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