Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 17 DEFs
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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. San Francisco at Arizona (allows 10.9 points per game to DEFs)
  2. New York Giants vs. Washington (allows 10.6 points per game to DEFs)
  3. Buffalo at New England (allows 9.8 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Denver at Oakland (allows 9.7 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Chicago vs. Green Bay (allows 9.6 points per game to DEFs)
  6. Tennessee vs. Houston (allows 9.1 points per game to DEFs)
  7. Jacksonville at Indianapolis (allows 8.1 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Baltimore at Cincinnati (allows 8.0 points per game to DEFs)
  9. Cleveland at Pittsburgh (allows 7.9 points per game to DEFs)
  10. New York Jets at Miami (allows 7.8 points per game to DEFs)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Miami vs. New York Jets (allows 3.7 points per game to DEFs)
  2. Dallas vs. Philadelphia (allows 3.9 points per game to DEFs)
  3. Tampa Bay at New Orleans (allows 4.4 points per game to DEFs)
  4. Philadelphia at Dallas (allows 4.6 points per game to DEFs)
  5. Indianapolis vs. Jacksonville (allows 5.0 points per game to DEFs)
  6. St. Louis at Seattle (allows 5.1 points per game to DEFs)
  7. Green Bay at Chicago (allows 5.1 points per game to DEFs)
  8. Kansas City at San Diego (allows 5.2 points per game to DEFs)
  9. Minnesota vs. Detroit (allows 5.2 points per game to DEFs)
  10. Arizona vs. San Francisco (allows 5.3 points per game to DEFs)
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