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Week 8 Matchup: Cleveland at Kansas City

Kansas City

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 17.7ppg and CLE Allows 18.0ppg (+ 1%)
Alex Smith Out 17.7
Chase Daniel   6.1
Running Backs
Average 25.4ppg and CLE Allows 18.9ppg ( -26%)
Jamaal Charles Out 20.8
Knile Davis   3.9
Anthony Sherman   2.0
Cyrus Gray   1.2
Wide Receivers
Average 17.8ppg and CLE Allows 21.1ppg (+ 18%)
Dwayne Bowe Out 6.5
Donnie Avery   4.8
Junior Hemingway   2.2
A.J. Jenkins   1.9
Kyle Williams IR 1.5
Tight Ends
Average 5.3ppg and CLE Allows 7.9ppg (+ 50%)
Anthony Fasano   4.2
Sean McGrath   3.2
Richard Gordon   0.3
Kickers
Average 7.4ppg and CLE Allows 7.8ppg (+ 5%)
Ryan Succop Pro 7.4
Defensive Linemen
Average 11.2ppg and CLE Allows 17.1ppg (+ 52%)
Jaye Howard   5.5
Jerrell Powe   5.5
Dontari Poe Out 4.6
Vance Walker   3.3
Allen Bailey   3.3
Mike Devito   2.2
Linebackers
Average 29.3ppg and CLE Allows 25.7ppg ( -13%)
Derrick Johnson Out 9.0
Justin Houston Pro 8.0
Tamba Hali Out 7.2
Nico Johnson   6.0
James-Michael Johnson Pro 5.0
Frank Zombo   4.8
Joe Mays Out 4.1
Dezman Moses   1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 34.9ppg and CLE Allows 27.6ppg ( -21%)
Eric Berry   8.1
Ron Parker Pro 6.7
Brandon Flowers   6.1
Marcus Cooper   5.9
Christopher Owens   5.1
Sean Smith   4.6
Husain Abdullah   3.3
Jerron McMillian   2.5
Sanders Commings IR 1.0

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Cleveland

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 17.0ppg and KC Allows 18.0ppg (+ 6%)
Brian Hoyer IR 14.4
Running Backs
Average 13.8ppg and KC Allows 19.2ppg (+ 39%)
Edwin Baker   11.6
Ben Tate IR 8.0
Willis McGahee Pro 4.7
Chris Ogbonnaya   4.4
Fozzy Whittaker   2.7
Wide Receivers
Average 22.9ppg and KC Allows 23.6ppg (+ 3%)
Josh Gordon   16.2
Nate Burleson   5.7
Greg Little   3.7
Josh Cooper   3.0
Travis Benjamin IR 2.6
Andrew Hawkins   2.5
Tori Gurley   0.8
Tight Ends
Average 10.2ppg and KC Allows 6.1ppg ( -40%)
Jordan Cameron Pro 8.9
Jim Dray   2.3
Gary Barnidge   2.1
MarQueis Gray   0.8
Kickers
Average 5.9ppg and KC Allows 6.6ppg (+ 11%)
Billy Cundiff   5.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 12.0ppg and KC Allows 14.8ppg (+ 24%)
Ahtyba Rubin   3.2
Desmond Bryant Out 3.0
Billy Winn   2.8
John Hughes Out 2.7
Phil Taylor Out 2.1
Armonty Bryant   1.7
Ishmaa'ily Kitchen   1.4
Linebackers
Average 25.7ppg and KC Allows 22.9ppg ( -11%)
Karlos Dansby   11.2
Craig Robertson   6.4
Jabaal Sheard   4.4
Tank Carder Pro 4.3
Paul Kruger Pro 3.7
Barkevious Mingo   3.7
Quentin Groves IR 2.8
Eric Martin   2.0
Defensive Backs
Average 32.5ppg and KC Allows 26.8ppg ( -17%)
Tashaun Gipson   7.2
Joe Haden Out 6.0
Donte Whitner   5.8
Buster Skrine   5.3
Josh Aubrey IR 3.4
Leon McFadden   2.8
Jordan Poyer Pro 2.1

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