Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 12 WRs
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Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 12

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 Washington (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Michael Crabtree (Pro), WR2 Anquan Boldin, WR3 Quinton Patton, WR4 Jon Baldwin (Out)
  2. Atlanta vs. New Orleans (allows 27.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones (IR), WR2 Roddy White, WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Devin Hester, WR5 Drew Davis
  3. Dallas at New York Giants (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Cole Beasley, WR4 Dwayne Harris (Pro)
  4. Pittsburgh at Cleveland (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton (Pro), WR3 Lance Moore, WR4 Derek Moye
  5. Green Bay vs. Minnesota (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb (Pro), WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin
  6. Carolina at Miami (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jerricho Cotchery, WR2 Marvin McNutt, WR3 Tiquan Underwood, WR3 Tavarres King (Out)
  7. Houston vs. Jacksonville (allows 24.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Johnson (Pro), WR2 DeAndre Hopkins (Pro), WR3 Keshawn Martin
  8. Chicago at St. Louis (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Brandon Marshall, WR2 Alshon Jeffery, WR3 Domenik Hixon, WR4 Marquess Wilson
  9. New York Jets at Baltimore (allows 23.7 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. Denver at New England (allows 23.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas (Pro), WR2 Wes Welker (Out), WR3 Emmanuel Sanders (Pro), WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Jordan Norwood

Toughest Matchups

  1. Miami vs. Carolina (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Mike Wallace, WR2 Brian Hartline (Pro), WR3 Rishard Matthews, WR4 Marlon Moore (Pro), WR5 Damian Williams
  2. Kansas City vs. San Diego (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dwayne Bowe (Out), WR2 Donnie Avery
  3. Oakland vs. Tennessee (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 James Jones, WR2 Denarius Moore (Pro), WR3 Rod Streater, WR4 Andre Holmes, WR5 Greg Jenkins
  4. New England vs. Denver (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman, WR2 Brandon LaFell, WR3 Danny Amendola (Pro), WR4 Aaron Dobson (Pro), WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins (Pro)
  5. New Orleans at Atlanta (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston (Pro), WR2 Kenny Stills, WR3 Nick Toon (Out), WR4 Robert Meachem
  6. Arizona vs. Indianapolis (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Larry Fitzgerald, WR2 Michael Floyd, WR3 Ted Ginn
  7. Tampa Bay at Detroit (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR4 Russell Shepard, WR5 Chris Owusu, WR6 Louis Murphy
  8. Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Josh Gordon, WR2 Greg Little, WR3 Andrew Hawkins, WR4 Travis Benjamin (IR)
  9. Minnesota at Green Bay (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Cordarrelle Patterson (Pro), WR2 Greg Jennings, WR3 Jerome Simpson, WR4 Lestar Jean, WR4 Jarius Wright
  10. St. Louis vs. Chicago (allows 20.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Tavon Austin (Out), WR2 Chris Givens, WR3 Stedman Bailey, WR4 Kenny Britt (Out), WR5 Austin Pettis
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