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Week 8 Matchup: Buffalo at New Orleans

New Orleans

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 23.4ppg and BUF Allows 15.8ppg ( -32%)
Drew Brees Pro 23.4
Running Backs
Average 21.6ppg and BUF Allows 18.1ppg ( -16%)
Pierre Thomas Pro 8.5
Mark Ingram   4.7
Khiry Robinson   2.8
Travaris Cadet Out 1.1
Erik Lorig   0.5
Wide Receivers
Average 20.5ppg and BUF Allows 24.6ppg (+ 20%)
Marques Colston Pro 8.3
Kenny Stills   5.9
Robert Meachem   3.0
Nick Toon Out 1.4
Tight Ends
Average 16.4ppg and BUF Allows 6.8ppg ( -58%)
Jimmy Graham   13.6
Ben Watson   2.5
Josh Hill Pro 1.6
Kickers
Average 7.5ppg and BUF Allows 8.9ppg (+ 19%)
Shayne Graham   6.5
Defensive Linemen
Average 13.4ppg and BUF Allows 25.7ppg (+ 92%)
Cameron Jordan   5.6
Akiem Hicks   4.0
Glenn Foster   2.2
Brodrick Bunkley   1.5
John Jenkins   1.4
Tyrunn Walker   1.3
Linebackers
Average 22.7ppg and BUF Allows 24.2ppg (+ 7%)
Curtis Lofton   7.3
Junior Galette   5.3
David Hawthorne   5.3
Parys Haralson   2.7
Ramon Humber   2.2
Kevin Reddick Pro 1.5
Jonathan Vilma IR 1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 27.4ppg and BUF Allows 31.4ppg (+ 14%)
Jairus Byrd   6.3
Kenny Vaccaro IR 6.0
Jordan Pugh   6.0
Keenan Lewis   4.5
Corey White   3.5
Champ Bailey   3.2
Rafael Bush Pro 3.1
Patrick Robinson IR 1.5
Trevin Wade   1.0
Rod Sweeting   1.0

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Buffalo

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 14.2ppg and NO Allows 14.9ppg (+ 5%)
E.J. Manuel Out 14.5
Thaddeus Lewis Pro 13.6
Jeff Tuel   7.6
Running Backs
Average 21.9ppg and NO Allows 16.4ppg ( -25%)
Fred Jackson Pro 11.7
C.J. Spiller   8.3
Frank Summers   3.1
Anthony Dixon   2.0
Ronnie Wingo Out 0.6
Wide Receivers
Average 16.5ppg and NO Allows 18.6ppg (+ 13%)
Stevie Johnson Out 6.6
Mike Williams IR 5.6
Robert Woods   5.6
Marquise Goodwin Pro 4.0
T.J. Graham   3.1
Chris Hogan   1.4
Marcus Easley Pro 0.2
Tight Ends
Average 6.0ppg and NO Allows 7.4ppg (+ 22%)
Chris Gragg   5.7
Scott Chandler   4.8
Lee Smith   1.1
Kickers
Average 8.2ppg and NO Allows 6.5ppg ( -21%)
Dan Carpenter   8.2
Defensive Linemen
Average 20.1ppg and NO Allows 17.3ppg ( -14%)
Kyle Williams Pro 6.0
Marcell Dareus   5.4
Mario Williams   5.2
Jarius Wynn Pro 2.3
Alan Branch   2.1
Corbin Bryant   1.3
Linebackers
Average 24.4ppg and NO Allows 22.2ppg ( -9%)
Kiko Alonso   9.9
Manny Lawson   5.6
Brandon Spikes Pro 5.1
Jerry Hughes   4.7
Keith Rivers   3.3
Nigel Bradham   2.3
Ty Powell   2.0
Willie Jefferson   0.8
Defensive Backs
Average 35.1ppg and NO Allows 29.0ppg ( -17%)
Aaron Williams IR 7.1
Da'Norris Searcy   6.2
Leodis McKelvin   6.1
Corey Graham   5.9
Jim Leonhard   4.8
Stephon Gilmore   4.6
Nickell Robey   4.3
Ron Brooks   1.8
Duke Williams   1.3

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