Do you smell that? The Matchup Machine is whipping up a fresh batch of new numbers to enjoy. Piping hot Week 1 data was sprinkled in with stats from the 2012 Fantasy Playoffs (Weeks 14-16) to create the delicious Matchup Rankings listed at the end of this tasty column. Friendly reminder: after consuming, please wait 30 minutes before swimming.
New Orleans @ Tampa Bay
• This week could be the Jimmy Graham show. We all witnessed time travel last week, when Tampa turned back the clock for Kellen Winslow. In the four weeks included in the Matchup Machine, Tampa gave up a TD to a TE each week. Opposing QBs completed 82% of their passes to TEs, posting a QB rating north of 150. Hopefully you aren’t facing Graham this week.
• Someone lower on your radar than Graham, but still worth a potential start is Josh Freeman. In the four Matchup Machine Weeks, offenses facing New Orleans have only run the ball 28% of the time and passed for more than 300 yards three times. The last time th...