2016 Draft Kit

Week 8 wide receiver 3/4 matchups: Sleepers and busts

A different method was used to put together this week’s matchups.

The lists start with Football Outsiders’ excellent Defense-Adjusted Value Over Average. After comparing DVOA, yards per game and receptions per game and all of the multiple variants that can be made with those three statistics, it became clear DVOA was a statistic that should play a part in our rankings.

Next, I went to fantasy points allowed charts over at FFtoday.com and added them to the list. So teams whose FFPG against conflict with DVOA have been removed from the ranking.

As I mentioned last week, these matchups are essentially boom or bust start/sit rankings.

Week 8 matchups: PASS RUN WR1 | WR2 | WR3/4 | TE | RB (rec.)

Wide receiver 3/4 matchups for Week 8:

Top matchups

Mike Williams/Chris Hogan vs. New York Jets

Jarvis Landry/Rishard Matthews vs. Jacksonville

Corey Fuller/Ryan Broyles vs. Atlanta

Cole Beasley/Dwayne Harris/Devin Street vs. Washington

Paul Richardson/Ricardo Lockette/Kevin Norwood vs. Carolina

San Francisco is on bye

Frankie Hammond/Junior Hemingway vs. St. Louis

Bad matchups

The New York Giants are on bye

Marlon Brown/Kamar Aiken vs. Cincinnati

Allen Hurns/Marqise Lee vs. Miami

Andre Roberts/Ryan Grant/Aldrick Robinson vs. Dallas

Danny Amendola/Aaron Dobson/Brian Tyms vs. Chicago

Josh Morgan/Santonio Holmes vs. New England

Damaris Johnson/Devier Posey vs. Tennessee

Kenny Stills/Robert Meachem vs. Green Bay

Lance Moore/Martavis Bryant vs. Indianapolis





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