Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 16 RBs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 16

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.

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Easiest Matchups

  1. Dallas at Washington (allows 24.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeMarco Murray, RB2 Joseph Randle, RB3 Phillip Tanner
  2. New England at Baltimore (allows 23.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Shane Vereen (Pro), RB3 Stevan Ridley, RB4 Brandon Bolden
  3. Miami at Buffalo (allows 23.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Lamar Miller, RB2 Mike Gillislee (Out)
  4. Green Bay vs. Pittsburgh (allows 22.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Eddie Lacy (Pro), RB2 Johnathan Franklin (IR), RB3 DuJuan Harris (IR)
  5. New Orleans at Carolina (allows 20.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Pierre Thomas (Pro), RB2 Mark Ingram, RB3 Khiry Robinson, RB4 Travaris Cadet (Out)
  6. Kansas City vs. Indianapolis (allows 20.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Jamaal Charles (Out), RB2 Knile Davis, RB3 Anthony Sherman
  7. San Diego vs. Oakland (allows 20.4 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Ryan Mathews (Pro), RB2 Donald Brown, RB3 Danny Woodhead, RB4 Ronnie Brown
  8. Denver at Houston (allows 20.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Montee Ball, RB2 Ronnie Hillman, RB3 C.J. Anderson (Out)
  9. Indianapolis at Kansas City (allows 20.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Trent Richardson, RB2 Ahmad Bradshaw (IR), RB3 Vick Ballard (IR)
  10. Carolina vs. New Orleans (allows 19.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 DeAngelo Williams, RB2 Mike Tolbert, RB3 Jonathan Stewart (Out), RB4 Kenjon Barner

Toughest Matchups

  1. Seattle vs. Arizona (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Marshawn Lynch (Pro), RB2 Christine Michael (Out), RB3 Robert Turbin
  2. Cleveland at New York Jets (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. Cincinnati vs. Minnesota (allows 13.8 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Giovani Bernard, RB2 BenJarvus Green-Ellis
  4. Arizona at Seattle (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Andre Ellington, RB2 Stepfan Taylor (Out)
  5. Minnesota at Cincinnati (allows 14.0 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Adrian Peterson (Out), RB3 Matt Asiata (Pro)
  6. San Francisco vs. Atlanta (allows 15.3 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Frank Gore (Pro), RB2 Kendall Hunter, RB3 Marcus Lattimore (IR), RB4 LaMichael James
  7. Houston vs. Denver (allows 16.5 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Arian Foster (IR), RB2 Dennis Johnson (Out), RB3 Javarris Williams, RB3 Jonathan Grimes
  8. Philadelphia vs. Chicago (allows 16.6 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 LeSean McCoy, RB2 Darren Sproles, RB3 Chris Polk, RB4 Bryce Brown
  9. Jacksonville vs. Tennessee (allows 16.7 points per game to RBs)
    RB2 Toby Gerhart, RB3 Jordan Todman, RB3 Denard Robinson
  10. St. Louis vs. Tampa Bay (allows 16.9 points per game to RBs)
    RB1 Zac Stacy, RB2 Benny Cunningham, RB3 Daryl Richardson (Out), RB4 Isaiah Pead
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