Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 4 RBs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 4

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. San Diego vs. Dallas (allows 25.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ryan Mathews (Pro), RB2 Donald Brown, RB3 Danny Woodhead, RB4 Ronnie Brown
  2. Detroit vs. Chicago (allows 24.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Reggie Bush, RB2 Joique Bell (Pro), RB3 Theo Riddick
  3. New York Jets at Tennessee (allows 22.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Chris Ivory (Pro), RB2 Bilal Powell, RB3 Mike Goodson (IR)
  4. Oakland vs. Washington (allows 22.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Maurice Jones-Drew (Pro), RB2 Darren McFadden, RB3 Marcel Reece
  5. Washington at Oakland (allows 21.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Alfred Morris, RB2 Roy Helu
  6. San Francisco at St. Louis (allows 21.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore (Pro), RB2 Kendall Hunter, RB3 Marcus Lattimore (IR), RB4 LaMichael James
  7. New England at Atlanta (allows 20.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Shane Vereen (Pro), RB3 Stevan Ridley, RB4 Brandon Bolden
  8. Seattle at Houston (allows 20.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Marshawn Lynch (Pro), RB2 Christine Michael (Out), RB3 Robert Turbin
  9. Indianapolis at Jacksonville (allows 20.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Trent Richardson, RB2 Ahmad Bradshaw (IR), RB3 Vick Ballard (IR)
  10. New Orleans vs. Miami (allows 20.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Pierre Thomas (Pro), RB2 Mark Ingram, RB3 Khiry Robinson, RB4 Travaris Cadet (Out)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Tampa Bay vs. Arizona (allows 12.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Doug Martin (IR), RB2 Mike James (IR), RB3 Bobby Rainey, RB4 Brian Leonard
  2. Cleveland vs. Cincinnati (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ben Tate (IR), RB2 Dion Lewis (IR), RB3 Edwin Baker, RB4 Fozzy Whittaker, RB5 Chris Ogbonnaya
  3. Tennessee vs. New York Jets (allows 14.1 points per game to RBs)
    RB2 Shonn Greene
  4. Houston vs. Seattle (allows 14.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Arian Foster (IR), RB2 Dennis Johnson (Out), RB3 Javarris Williams, RB3 Jonathan Grimes
  5. Chicago at Detroit (allows 15.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Matt Forte
  6. St. Louis vs. San Francisco (allows 15.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Zac Stacy, RB2 Benny Cunningham, RB3 Daryl Richardson (Out), RB4 Isaiah Pead
  7. Arizona at Tampa Bay (allows 16.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Andre Ellington, RB2 Stepfan Taylor (Out)
  8. Buffalo vs. Baltimore (allows 16.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 C.J. Spiller, RB2 Fred Jackson (Pro)
  9. Miami at New Orleans (allows 16.4 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Lamar Miller, RB2 Mike Gillislee (Out)
  10. Dallas at San Diego (allows 16.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeMarco Murray, RB2 Joseph Randle, RB3 Phillip Tanner
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