Quarterback Matchups | Week 6 2017

Deshaun Watson calls out a play from behind the Houston Texans offensive line

Quarterback matchups can play a pivotal role in setting your lineups, and week 6 of the 2017 fantasy football season should be no different as we find a number of QBs in terrific matchups against questionable DSTs.  Lets take a look at the matchups and see which quarterbacks you should be putting into your fantasy football starting lineup!

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Week 6 Quarterback Matchups | 2017

Defense % Allowed vs Average QB Affected
CLE 75.91% Deshaun Watson
IND 52.10% Matt Cassel
TB 37.57% Carson Palmer
NE 23.26% Josh McCown
TEN 22.24% Jacoby Brissett
OAK 17.17% Philip Rivers
MIA 10.25% Matt Ryan
LAR 9.46% Blake Bortles
SF 8.91% Kirk Cousins
ARI 7.65% Jameis Winston
NYJ 7.44% Tom Brady
NO 7.29% Matthew Stafford
ATL 6.78% Jay Cutler
CHI 6.13% Joe Flacco
HOU 5.43% Kevin Hogan
NYG 0.49% Trevor Siemian
PHI -1.27% Cam Newton
DEN -3.41% Eli Manning
MIN -4.75% Aaron Rodgers
BAL -4.75% Mitch Trubisky
GB -5.80% Case Keenum
KC -5.86% Ben Roethlisberger
PIT -6.73% Alex Smith
LAC -9.64% EJ Manuel
DET -13.55% Drew Brees
WSH -19.46% Brian Hoyer
CAR -20.89% Carson Wentz
CIN -21.84% BYE WEEK
BUF -28.62% BYE WEEK
SEA -33.30% BYE WEEK
JAX -41.98% Jared Goff

As you can see this season’s breakout QB Deshaun Watson has a dream matchup with a Cleveland Browns team that is allowing opposing QBs to score 75% MORE than their average this season.  To break it down simply, if Watson were averaging 10 fantasy points per week, you could expect 7.5 fantasy points more thanks to the matchup, putting him at 17.5.  The only reason Watson isn’t likely to go over that 75% number this week is he is already one of the highest scoring fantasy football QBs in the league, but with an elite matchup you’ll want to keep him locked and loaded in your lineup.

For tough QB matchups we see Jared Goff going up against a Jacksonville Jaguars team that just picked 5 INT’s against Big Ben at home in Pittsburgh.  Expect plenty of ground and pound from Todd Gurley, and if you’re a Jared Goff owner you will likely want to look elsewhere for QB production this week.

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