Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 17 RBs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 17

This tool is not meant to be a replacement for our weekly player rankings, although matchups are taken into consideration for those as well. You shouldn't bench a stud player who has a difficult matchup or automatically start a fantasy backup who has an easy matchup. It's meant to be a helpful tool when deciding between two closely ranked players. The matchups are graded on how many fantasy points the opposing team surrendered to this position on average.

Week:

Easiest Matchups

  1. Philadelphia at Dallas (allows 25.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 LeSean McCoy, RB2 Darren Sproles, RB3 Chris Polk, RB4 Bryce Brown
  2. Green Bay at Chicago (allows 24.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Eddie Lacy (Pro), RB2 Johnathan Franklin (IR), RB3 DuJuan Harris (IR)
  3. Houston at Tennessee (allows 22.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Arian Foster (IR), RB2 Dennis Johnson (Out), RB3 Javarris Williams, RB3 Jonathan Grimes
  4. New York Giants vs. Washington (allows 22.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Rashad Jennings, RB2 David Wilson (IR), RB3 Peyton Hillis (Pro)
  5. Denver at Oakland (allows 21.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Montee Ball, RB2 Ronnie Hillman, RB3 C.J. Anderson (Out)
  6. Seattle vs. St. Louis (allows 21.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Marshawn Lynch (Pro), RB2 Christine Michael (Out), RB3 Robert Turbin
  7. Chicago vs. Green Bay (allows 20.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Matt Forte
  8. Carolina at Atlanta (allows 20.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeAngelo Williams, RB2 Mike Tolbert, RB3 Jonathan Stewart (Out), RB4 Kenjon Barner
  9. Tennessee vs. Houston (allows 20.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB2 Shonn Greene
  10. New York Jets at Miami (allows 20.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Chris Ivory (Pro), RB2 Bilal Powell, RB3 Mike Goodson (IR)

Toughest Matchups

  1. San Francisco at Arizona (allows 12.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore (Pro), RB2 Kendall Hunter, RB3 Marcus Lattimore (IR), RB4 LaMichael James
  2. Baltimore at Cincinnati (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ray Rice (Pro), RB2 Bernard Pierce
  3. Miami vs. New York Jets (allows 14.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Lamar Miller, RB2 Mike Gillislee (Out)
  4. Atlanta vs. Carolina (allows 14.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Steven Jackson, RB2 Jacquizz Rodgers (Out)
  5. St. Louis at Seattle (allows 14.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Zac Stacy, RB2 Benny Cunningham, RB3 Daryl Richardson (Out), RB4 Isaiah Pead
  6. Minnesota vs. Detroit (allows 15.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Adrian Peterson (Out), RB3 Matt Asiata (Pro)
  7. Arizona vs. San Francisco (allows 15.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Andre Ellington, RB2 Stepfan Taylor (Out)
  8. New Orleans vs. Tampa Bay (allows 16.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Pierre Thomas (Pro), RB2 Mark Ingram, RB3 Khiry Robinson, RB4 Travaris Cadet (Out)
  9. Cincinnati vs. Baltimore (allows 16.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Giovani Bernard, RB2 BenJarvus Green-Ellis
  10. Tampa Bay at New Orleans (allows 16.4 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Doug Martin (IR), RB2 Mike James (IR), RB3 Bobby Rainey, RB4 Brian Leonard
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