In the regular season, the matchups highlighted here included only the top 10 and bottom 10 matchups in the league.
Now that we have narrowed the field down to only the best teams the matchups are a lot less clear. There’s only one good matchup at a lot of positions. Last week, I limited these matchups to just good and two bad matchups per position.
This week I’m going to list them all. Despite not having a lot of great matchups, we still need to fill out a full roster. And there’s going to be a lot of variance. Maybe a middle-of-the-pack matchup is all you care about to make a WR2 startable in your lineup.
So, with that out of the way, let’s talk about presentation. I’m not going to give you good and bad matchups this week. You get one list per position, eight-ish players. They are listed in order of best to worst. The best-to-worst listing is based on Football Outsiders’ Defense-adjusted Value Over Averages for QB, RB, WR1, WR2, WR3/4, TE and RB (Rec.). K and DEF are ranked based on season-long schedule-adjusted fantasy points allowed.
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Seahawks vs. Carolina
Broncos vs. Indianapolis — The Colts allowed the third-most fantasy points per game (7.8) to opposing defenses in their last five contests.
Colts vs. Denver
Packers vs. Dallas
Cowboys vs. Green Bay
Panthers vs. Seattle
Ravens vs. New England
New England vs. Baltimore — The Ravens allowed just 1.8 fantasy points to opposing defenses in the last five games, the second-fewest in the NFL. They’ve allowed 3.3 per game in the last three games.