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Inside The Gamebook – Week 6

Buffalo
is surrendering the most fantasy points to the quarterback position. The Bills have allowed at least 235 or more passing yards against in three games against teams that are currently ranked in the Bottom 10 spots at the quarterback position and have allowed two or more touchdowns in two of those matchups. In two matchups against teams currently ranked in the Top 10 at the quarterback position, they have allowed more than 300 yards passing and three touchdowns in each game. Overall, they have allowed 12 touchdowns through the air and two touchdowns on the ground to the quarterback position.

They are surrendering the fourth-most fantasy points to the wide receiver position, and 10 of those touchdowns have gone to the wide receiver position. Three different receivers have gone for more than 100 yards against them while another five receivers have between 50-100 yards receiving. They have allowed 21 pass plays of more than 20-plus yards, tied for fourth-most in the league.

Buffalo is also surrendering the second most fantasy points allowed to the running back position. They have allowed three different teams to average more than five yards per carry and are averaging a league high 5.7 yards per carry allowed. Four different teams have scored from the running back position, and two teams have scored with more than one player on the ground. They have 554 rushing yards against them in their past two games (not counting Sunday’s game against Arizona) and have allowed seven rushing plays of more than 20 yards, which is tied for the most in the league.

New England
is surrendering the second most fantasy points to the quarterback position. The defense is allowing a 65.1 completion percentage against, which is the eighth-highest in the league. The Patriots have allowed at least 320 or more passing yards against, and three or more touchdowns in their past three games. Overall, they have allowed 12 touchdowns through the air and one touchdown on the ground to the quarterback position. They have allowed more than one receiver to score in their past two games, and a tight end has scored in the past three games against them as well (entering Sunday’s game against Seattle). They have allowed 27 pass plays of more than 20-plus yards, which is the most in the league. They are surrendering the second-most fantasy points allowed to the tight end position and have allowed 55 yards or more to the position in every game on the season so far.

Washington
is surrendering the third-most fantasy points to the quarterback position. The Redskins have allowed at least 299 yards or more passing yards against in every game so far and have given up three passing touchdowns in three of those games (entering Sunday’s game against Minnesota). Overall, they have allowed 12 touchdowns through the air to the quarterback position.

They are surrendering the most fantasy points to the wide receiver position, and eight of those touchdowns have gone to the receiver position. Five different receivers have gone for more than 100 yards against them while another six receivers have between 50-100 yards receiving. They have allowed 23 pass plays of more than 20-plus yards, tied for the second-most in the league, and have allowed a league-high of six pass plays of more than 40 yards. They are surrendering the third-most fantasy points to the tight end position and have allowed four different tight ends to score against them while three of them had 89 yards or more receiving.

Cleveland
is surrendering the fourth-most fantasy points to the quarterback position. The Browns have allowed at least 250 yards or more passing yards against in four games and have allowed three touchdowns in three of those games (entering Sunday’s game against Cincinnati). Overall, they have allowed 12 touchdowns through the air and one touchdown on the ground to the quarterback position.

They are surrendering the second-most fantasy points to the wide receiver position, and 10 of those touchdowns have gone to the wide receiver position. They have only allowed one receiver to go for more than 100 yards, but they have allowed 11 receivers to gain between 50-100 yards receiving.

Oakland
is surrendering the fifth-most fantasy points to the quarterback position. The Raiders have allowed at least 335 passing yards or more against and three or more touchdowns in their past two games. Overall, they have allowed nine touchdowns through the air and one touchdown on the ground to the quarterback position.

They have allowed a receiver to go for more than 100 yards in three straight games and allowed a second receiver to have 79 or more yards in the past two games as well. They have allowed the tight end position to score in their past three games with 55 yards or more receiving yards in the past two games. The defense is allowing a 71.5 completion percentage against, the second-highest in the league. They are also surrendering the fifth-most fantasy points to the running back position. They are averaging a 4.2 yards per carry allowed, and two running backs have gone for more than 100 yards against them.

The New York Jets
are surrendering the fourth-most fantasy points allowed to the running back position. They have allowed four teams to average 4.25 yards per carry or more against them. A running back has scored a touchdown against them in every game so far, and in two games a second running back has scored as well (entering Sunday’s game against Indianapolis). They have allowed seven rushing plays of more than 20 yards, which is tied for most in the league.

Cincinnati
is surrendering the eighth-most fantasy points allowed to the running back position. The Bengals have allowed three teams to average 5.21 or more yards per carry and have a 4.4 average yard per carry on the season (entering Sunday’s game against Cleveland). They have allowed five different running backs to score on them, and two different backs had two scores on them in their matchup.

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