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Week 15 Matchup: Indianapolis at Houston

Houston

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 15.1ppg and IND Allows 16.0ppg (+ 6%)
Ryan Fitzpatrick   15.1
T.J. Yates Pro 2.1
Running Backs
Average 25.6ppg and IND Allows 20.5ppg ( -20%)
Arian Foster IR 16.6
Andre Brown Pro 9.5
Deji Karim IR 2.0
Greg Jones Pro 0.9
Jonathan Grimes   0.9
Wide Receivers
Average 18.6ppg and IND Allows 25.5ppg (+ 38%)
Andre Johnson Pro 11.5
Mike Thomas   1.6
DeVier Posey Out 1.4
Keshawn Martin   1.2
Tight Ends
Average 9.5ppg and IND Allows 6.2ppg ( -35%)
Garrett Graham IR 3.4
Brad Smelley IR 0.3
Kickers
Average 8.6ppg and IND Allows 8.4ppg ( -2%)
Defensive Linemen
Average 18.5ppg and IND Allows 17.9ppg ( -3%)
J.J. Watt   10.3
Tim Jamison   2.2
Jared Crick   1.6
Ricardo Mathews   1.1
Linebackers
Average 20.8ppg and IND Allows 19.0ppg ( -9%)
D.J. Smith   7.3
Brian Cushing IR 6.7
Whitney Mercilus   3.6
Brooks Reed Pro 3.2
Jeff Tarpinian   1.0
Defensive Backs
Average 29.9ppg and IND Allows 34.8ppg (+ 16%)
Chris Clemons   6.1
Johnathan Joseph IR 5.8
Kareem Jackson   5.7
Elbert Mack   5.1
Brandon Harris   3.3
Kendrick Lewis   3.0
Shiloh Keo   1.7

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Indianapolis

Player Injury
Status
YTD Average
Fantasy Pts
Quarterbacks
Average 19.0ppg and HOU Allows 17.4ppg ( -8%)
Andrew Luck   19.0
Matt Hasselbeck   10.2
Running Backs
Average 14.2ppg and HOU Allows 14.0ppg ( -1%)
Trent Richardson   13.6
Ahmad Bradshaw IR 11.6
Vick Ballard IR 7.2
Chris Rainey IR 1.8
Stanley Havili   1.4
Dan Herron IR 0.3
Wide Receivers
Average 26.7ppg and HOU Allows 23.4ppg ( -12%)
Reggie Wayne IR 10.3
T.Y. Hilton   9.2
Hakeem Nicks   7.3
LaVon Brazill   2.2
Deion Branch   1.6
Tight Ends
Average 7.1ppg and HOU Allows 9.1ppg (+ 29%)
Dwayne Allen IR 4.7
Coby Fleener   3.3
Weslye Saunders   0.5
Kickers
Average 7.2ppg and HOU Allows 6.3ppg ( -12%)
Adam Vinatieri   7.2
Defensive Linemen
Average 16.5ppg and HOU Allows 18.7ppg (+ 13%)
Art Jones Out 3.8
Cory Redding Out 3.0
Ricky Jean-Francois Out 2.9
Fili Moala   1.8
Martin Tevaseu   1.8
Aubrayo Franklin   1.6
Linebackers
Average 16.9ppg and HOU Allows 20.0ppg (+ 19%)
Jerrell Freeman   8.6
D'Qwell Jackson   8.0
Robert Mathis Pro 5.0
Kelvin Sheppard   4.8
Erik Walden   4.6
Pat Angerer IR 2.8
Mario Harvey IR 1.2
Andy Studebaker   1.2
Justin Hickman IR 0.9
Lawrence Sidbury IR 0.5
Defensive Backs
Average 28.6ppg and HOU Allows 28.8ppg (+ 0%)
LaRon Landry Pro 7.3
Vontae Davis Pro 7.2
Colt Anderson Out 6.7
Darius Butler Pro 6.5
Greg Toler Pro 5.4
Corey Lynch   4.9
Josh Gordy   2.4
Sergio Brown Out 1.5

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