Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/29/12
Through 12 weeks, our Position vs. Fantasy Defensive Points Allowed has become a pretty good tool to help you find friendly matchups. As always, please remember that the players listed are mostly meant to be borderline guys, who need reasons for you to play or bench them. You won't see recommendations to start Arian Foster, Calvin Johnson and Drew Brees, because you should always start Arian Foster, Calvin Johnson and Drew Brees. Make sense? Good. Notes: 1. The fantasy points per game (FPPG) referenced below are from FOXSports.com standard leagues. 2. At tight end, the difference between the best and worst defenses is just 5.5 FPPG. The points-based recommendations for that position likely aren't as helpful as they are for QB, RB and WR. Thursday game: Saints at Falcons Quarterbacks Stay away: Philip Rivers, Chargers (vs. Bengals) Rivers has been off his game this season. He has 14 interceptions, and is barely cracking the top 20 quarterback list in most formats. This wee...
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