Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8 WRs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 8

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. New York Giants at Philadelphia (allows 29.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Victor Cruz (Out), WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Jerrel Jernigan, WR4 Mario Manningham (IR), WR5 Trindon Holliday (Pro)
  2. Green Bay at Minnesota (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb (Pro), WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin
  3. Dallas at Detroit (allows 26.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Cole Beasley, WR4 Dwayne Harris (Pro)
  4. Pittsburgh at Oakland (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton (Pro), WR3 Lance Moore, WR4 Derek Moye
  5. Minnesota vs. Green Bay (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Cordarrelle Patterson (Pro), WR2 Greg Jennings, WR3 Jerome Simpson, WR4 Lestar Jean, WR4 Jarius Wright
  6. Detroit vs. Dallas (allows 25.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson (Out), WR2 Golden Tate, WR3 Kris Durham, WR4 Jeremy Ross, WR5 Kevin Ogletree
  7. Denver vs. Washington (allows 24.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas (Pro), WR2 Wes Welker (Out), WR3 Emmanuel Sanders (Pro), WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Jordan Norwood
  8. New Orleans vs. Buffalo (allows 24.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston (Pro), WR2 Kenny Stills, WR3 Nick Toon (Out), WR4 Robert Meachem
  9. Cincinnati vs. New York Jets (allows 24.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 A.J. Green, WR2 Marvin Jones, WR3 Mohamed Sanu, WR4 Brandon Tate
  10. Washington at Denver (allows 24.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Pierre Garcon, WR2 Andre Roberts, WR3 Santana Moss, WR4 Josh Morgan (Out), WR5 Aldrick Robinson

Toughest Matchups

  1. St. Louis vs. Seattle (allows 15.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin (Out), WR2 Chris Givens, WR3 Stedman Bailey, WR4 Kenny Britt (Out), WR5 Austin Pettis
  2. Tampa Bay vs. Carolina (allows 16.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR4 Russell Shepard, WR5 Chris Owusu, WR6 Louis Murphy
  3. New England vs. Miami (allows 17.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman, WR2 Brandon LaFell, WR3 Danny Amendola (Pro), WR4 Aaron Dobson (Pro), WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins (Pro)
  4. Buffalo at New Orleans (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Stevie Johnson (Out), WR2 Robert Woods, WR2 Mike Williams (IR), WR3 Marquise Goodwin (Pro), WR4 T.J. Graham
  5. Philadelphia vs. New York Giants (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jeremy Maclin (IR), WR2 Riley Cooper, WR3 Damaris Johnson
  6. Atlanta at Arizona (allows 20.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones (IR), WR2 Roddy White, WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Devin Hester, WR5 Drew Davis
  7. Jacksonville vs. San Francisco (allows 20.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Justin Blackmon (Sus), WR2 Cecil Shorts (IR), WR3 Ace Sanders (Pro), WR4 Mike Brown (Pro)
  8. Oakland vs. Pittsburgh (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 James Jones, WR2 Denarius Moore (Pro), WR3 Rod Streater, WR4 Andre Holmes, WR5 Greg Jenkins
  9. New York Jets at Cincinnati (allows 20.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Eric Decker (Pro), WR2 Stephen Hill (IR), WR3 Jeremy Kerley (Pro), WR4 David Nelson, WR4 Jacoby Ford (Out)
  10. Kansas City vs. Cleveland (allows 21.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dwayne Bowe (Out), WR2 Donnie Avery
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