Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1 WRs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 1

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. Jacksonville at Philadelphia (allows 29.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marqise Lee, WR2 Cecil Shorts (Pro), WR3 Allen Robinson, WR4 Ace Sanders, WR5 Lamaar Thomas
  2. St. Louis vs. Minnesota (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin, WR2 Kenny Britt, WR3 Chris Givens, WR4 Brian Quick, WR5 Stedman Bailey
  3. New York Giants at Detroit (allows 26.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Victor Cruz, WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Jerrel Jernigan, WR4 Odell Beckham, WR5 Mario Manningham (Pro)
  4. New York Jets vs. Oakland (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Eric Decker, WR2 Stephen Hill (Pro), WR3 Jeremy Kerley, WR4 David Nelson, WR5 Jacoby Ford
  5. Arizona vs. San Diego (allows 25.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Floyd, WR2 Larry Fitzgerald, WR3 Ted Ginn Jr., WR4 John Brown, WR5 Jaron Brown
  6. Seattle vs. Green Bay (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin, WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse, WR5 Paul Richardson, WR6 Kevin Norwood
  7. San Francisco at Dallas (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Crabtree, WR2 Anquan Boldin, WR3 Quinton Patton, WR4 Stevie Johnson, WR5 Brandon Lloyd
  8. Chicago vs. Buffalo (allows 24.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall, WR2 Alshon Jeffery, WR3 Marquess Wilson, WR4 Josh Morgan, WR5 Eric Weems
  9. Houston vs. Washington (allows 24.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Johnson, WR2 DeAndre Hopkins, WR3 Keshawn Martin, WR4 DeVier Posey, WR6 Mike Thomas
  10. Oakland at New York Jets (allows 24.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Rod Streater, WR2 James Jones, WR3 Denarius Moore, WR4 Juron Criner (Pro), WR5 Greg Little

Toughest Matchups

  1. Green Bay at Seattle (allows 15.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb, WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin, WR4 Myles White (Pro), WR5 Davante Adams
  2. Kansas City vs. Tennessee (allows 15.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dwayne Bowe, WR2 Donnie Avery, WR3 A.J. Jenkins, WR4 Kyle Williams (Que), WR5 Junior Hemingway
  3. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina (allows 16.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR2 Mike Evans, WR3 Lavelle Hawkins, WR4 Robert Herron, WR5 Chris Owusu
  4. New England at Miami (allows 17.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman, WR2 Aaron Dobson (Pro), WR3 Danny Amendola (Pro), WR4 Brandon LaFell, WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins
  5. Atlanta vs. New Orleans (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones (Que), WR2 Roddy White, WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Drew Davis, WR5 Devin Hester
  6. Detroit vs. New York Giants (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson (Pro), WR2 Golden Tate, WR3 Kris Durham, WR4 Ryan Broyles (Pro), WR5 Jeremy Ross
  7. San Diego at Arizona (allows 20.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Keenan Allen, WR2 Malcom Floyd (Que), WR3 Vincent Brown, WR4 Eddie Royal, WR5 Seyi Ajirotutu
  8. Dallas vs. San Francisco (allows 20.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant, WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Dwayne Harris (Que), WR4 Devin Street, WR5 L'Damian Washington
  9. Washington at Houston (allows 20.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Pierre Garcon, WR2 DeSean Jackson, WR3 Andre Roberts, WR4 Santana Moss, WR5 Ryan Grant
  10. Cleveland at Pittsburgh (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Nate Burleson (Pro), WR2 Andrew Hawkins, WR3 Miles Austin, WR4 Charles Johnson (Que), WR5 Anthony Armstrong

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