Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5 TEs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5

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. Atlanta vs. New York Jets (allows 10.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Levine Toilolo
  2. New England at Cincinnati (allows 10.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Rob Gronkowski (IR), TE2 Michael Hoomanawanui (Pro)
  3. New York Jets at Atlanta (allows 9.1 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jeff Cumberland, TE2 Zach Sudfeld
  4. Denver at Dallas (allows 9.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Julius Thomas, TE2 Jacob Tamme (Pro), TE3 Virgil Green (Pro)
  5. Seattle at Indianapolis (allows 8.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Luke Willson, TE2 Zach Miller
  6. San Diego at Oakland (allows 8.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Ladarius Green, TE2 Antonio Gates
  7. Tennessee vs. Kansas City (allows 7.6 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Delanie Walker
  8. Miami vs. Baltimore (allows 7.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Charles Clay, TE2 Dustin Keller (IR), TE3 Dion Sims
  9. Arizona vs. Carolina (allows 7.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Robert Housler (Pro), TE2 John Carlson, TE3 Jake Ballard
  10. Cincinnati vs. New England (allows 7.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Tyler Eifert (Out), TE2 Alex Smith (Pro)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Oakland vs. San Diego (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Mychal Rivera
  2. Dallas vs. Denver (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Jason Witten, TE2 Gavin Escobar, TE3 James Hanna
  3. Detroit at Green Bay (allows 0.0 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Brandon Pettigrew (IR), TE2 Joseph Fauria
  4. Kansas City at Tennessee (allows 5.9 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Anthony Fasano, TE2 Sean McGrath
  5. New York Giants vs. Philadelphia (allows 6.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Adrien Robinson (Out), TE2 Bear Pascoe
  6. Green Bay vs. Detroit (allows 6.2 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Andrew Quarless (Pro), TE2 Brandon Bostick (IR)
  7. Indianapolis vs. Seattle (allows 6.3 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Coby Fleener, TE2 Dwayne Allen (IR)
  8. Baltimore at Miami (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Dennis Pitta
  9. Carolina at Arizona (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Greg Olsen, TE2 Ben Hartsock
  10. Philadelphia at New York Giants (allows 6.4 points per game to TEs)
    TE1 Zach Ertz, TE2 Brent Celek
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