Fantasy Football Matchup Analyzer: Week 5 WRs
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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. San Diego vs. New York Jets (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Keenan Allen, WR2 Vincent Brown, WR3 Eddie Royal (Pro), WR4 Seyi Ajirotutu
  2. Atlanta at New York Giants (allows 27.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julio Jones (IR), WR2 Roddy White, WR3 Harry Douglas, WR4 Devin Hester, WR5 Drew Davis
  3. New York Giants vs. Atlanta (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Victor Cruz (Out), WR2 Rueben Randle, WR3 Jerrel Jernigan, WR4 Mario Manningham (IR), WR5 Trindon Holliday (Pro)
  4. Green Bay vs. Minnesota (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb (Pro), WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin
  5. Cleveland at Tennessee (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Josh Gordon, WR2 Greg Little, WR3 Andrew Hawkins, WR4 Travis Benjamin (IR)
  6. Pittsburgh at Jacksonville (allows 24.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Antonio Brown, WR2 Markus Wheaton (Pro), WR3 Lance Moore, WR4 Derek Moye
  7. Tennessee vs. Cleveland (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Nate Washington, WR3 Justin Hunter, WR4 Dexter McCluster
  8. Denver vs. Arizona (allows 23.7 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Demaryius Thomas (Pro), WR2 Wes Welker (Out), WR3 Emmanuel Sanders (Pro), WR4 Andre Caldwell, WR5 Jordan Norwood
  9. Baltimore at Indianapolis (allows 23.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Torrey Smith (Pro), WR2 Steve Smith (Out), WR3 Jacoby Jones, WR4 Marlon Brown, WR5 Deonte Thompson (Out)
  10. New York Jets at San Diego (allows 23.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Eric Decker (Pro), WR2 Stephen Hill (IR), WR3 Jeremy Kerley (Pro), WR4 David Nelson, WR4 Jacoby Ford (Out)

Toughest Matchups

  1. Tampa Bay at New Orleans (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Vincent Jackson, WR4 Russell Shepard, WR5 Chris Owusu, WR6 Louis Murphy
  2. Dallas vs. Houston (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Cole Beasley, WR4 Dwayne Harris (Pro)
  3. Detroit vs. Buffalo (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Calvin Johnson (Out), WR2 Golden Tate, WR3 Kris Durham, WR4 Jeremy Ross, WR5 Kevin Ogletree
  4. Carolina vs. Chicago (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jerricho Cotchery, WR2 Marvin McNutt, WR3 Tiquan Underwood, WR3 Tavarres King (Out)
  5. New England vs. Cincinnati (allows 17.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Julian Edelman, WR2 Brandon LaFell, WR3 Danny Amendola (Pro), WR4 Aaron Dobson (Pro), WR5 Kenbrell Thompkins (Pro)
  6. Houston at Dallas (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Johnson (Pro), WR2 DeAndre Hopkins (Pro), WR3 Keshawn Martin
  7. Buffalo at Detroit (allows 18.6 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Stevie Johnson (Out), WR2 Robert Woods, WR2 Mike Williams (IR), WR3 Marquise Goodwin (Pro), WR4 T.J. Graham
  8. Arizona at Denver (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Larry Fitzgerald, WR2 Michael Floyd, WR3 Ted Ginn
  9. Seattle at (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin (Out), WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse (Pro)
  10. Philadelphia vs. St. Louis (allows 19.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jeremy Maclin (IR), WR2 Riley Cooper, WR3 Damaris Johnson
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