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Week 8 Matchup: Miami at New England

New England

Player Injury
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Average 16.5ppg and MIA Allows 15.2ppg ( -8%)
Tom Brady Pro 16.5
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and MIA Allows 20.3ppg ( -21%)
Shane Vereen Pro 10.9
Stevan Ridley   9.0
Brandon Bolden   6.0
James Develin   2.2
Wide Receivers
Average 23.9ppg and MIA Allows 17.7ppg ( -26%)
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 MIA Allows 9.1ppg (+ 32%)
Rob Gronkowski IR 11.9
Michael Hoomanawanui Pro 2.0
Average 9.9ppg and MIA Allows 8.6ppg ( -13%)
Stephen Gostkowski   9.9
Defensive Linemen
Average 24.8ppg and MIA Allows 17.0ppg ( -31%)
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
Average 16.8ppg and MIA Allows 19.8ppg (+ 18%)
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 MIA Allows 32.7ppg (+ 7%)
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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Player Injury
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Average 16.6ppg and NE Allows 18.3ppg (+ 10%)
Ryan Tannehill Pro 16.6
Matt Moore   0.6
Running Backs
Average 12.7ppg and NE Allows 19.8ppg (+ 56%)
Knowshon Moreno   14.8
Lamar Miller   6.3
Daniel Thomas Pro 5.5
Mike Gillislee Out 2.1
Marcus Thigpen   1.1
Wide Receivers
Average 22.9ppg and NE Allows 21.9ppg ( -4%)
Mike Wallace   7.9
Brian Hartline Pro 7.9
Brandon Gibson IR 7.2
Rishard Matthews   4.4
Damian Williams   2.0
Kevin Cone   1.2
Marlon Moore Pro 1.0
Tight Ends
Average 8.5ppg and NE Allows 8.3ppg ( -2%)
Charles Clay   7.5
Dion Sims   1.3
Michael Egnew   1.0
Average 7.4ppg and NE Allows 6.5ppg ( -12%)
Caleb Sturgis   7.4
Defensive Linemen
Average 23.0ppg and NE Allows 16.7ppg ( -27%)
Olivier Vernon   5.4
Cameron Wake   5.0
Randy Starks   4.2
Jared Odrick Pro 3.5
Earl Mitchell   2.7
Derrick Shelby   2.5
Dion Jordan   1.9
Average 19.0ppg and NE Allows 23.1ppg (+ 22%)
Philip Wheeler   7.3
Dannell Ellerbe   7.2
Koa Misi Pro 3.5
Jason Trusnik   1.8
Jelani Jenkins   1.3
Jonathan Freeny   0.8
Defensive Backs
Average 30.1ppg and NE Allows 30.0ppg ( -0%)
Reshad Jones   7.1
Brent Grimes   5.9
Louis Delmas Pro 5.2
Cortland Finnegan IR 5.0
Will Davis Out 4.0
Jimmy Wilson   3.2
Jalil Brown Out 2.0
Jamar Taylor Pro 1.0

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