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 at Oakland (allows 28.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Keenan Allen, WR2 Vincent Brown, WR3 Eddie Royal (Pro), WR4 Seyi Ajirotutu
  2. Atlanta vs. New York Jets (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. Philadelphia (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. Detroit (allows 25.5 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Randall Cobb (Pro), WR2 Jordy Nelson, WR3 Jarrett Boykin
  5. Cleveland vs. Buffalo (allows 25.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Josh Gordon, WR2 Greg Little, WR3 Andrew Hawkins, WR4 Travis Benjamin (IR)
  6. Tennessee vs. Kansas City (allows 23.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Kendall Wright, WR2 Nate Washington, WR3 Justin Hunter, WR4 Dexter McCluster
  7. Denver at Dallas (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
  8. Baltimore at Miami (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)
  9. New York Jets at Atlanta (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)
  10. New Orleans at Chicago (allows 23.2 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Marques Colston (Pro), WR2 Kenny Stills, WR3 Nick Toon (Out), WR4 Robert Meachem

Toughest Matchups

  1. Oakland vs. San Diego (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 James Jones, WR2 Denarius Moore (Pro), WR3 Rod Streater, WR4 Andre Holmes, WR5 Greg Jenkins
  2. Dallas vs. Denver (allows 0.0 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Dez Bryant (Pro), WR2 Terrance Williams, WR3 Cole Beasley, WR4 Dwayne Harris (Pro)
  3. Detroit at Green Bay (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 at Arizona (allows 17.1 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Jerricho Cotchery, WR2 Marvin McNutt, WR3 Tiquan Underwood, WR3 Tavarres King (Out)
  5. New England at 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. Miami vs. Baltimore (allows 18.3 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Mike Wallace, WR2 Brian Hartline (Pro), WR3 Rishard Matthews, WR4 Marlon Moore (Pro), WR5 Damian Williams
  7. Houston at San Francisco (allows 18.4 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Andre Johnson (Pro), WR2 DeAndre Hopkins (Pro), WR3 Keshawn Martin
  8. Buffalo at Cleveland (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
  9. Arizona vs. Carolina (allows 18.8 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Larry Fitzgerald, WR2 Michael Floyd, WR3 Ted Ginn
  10. Seattle at Indianapolis (allows 18.9 points per game to WRs)
    WR1 Percy Harvin (Out), WR2 Doug Baldwin, WR3 Jermaine Kearse (Pro)
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