This will be the last matchup piece of the season. Thanks for following it and I hope it helped you navigate this very challenging fantasy season. Appreciate the feedback here and via Twitter @MichaelSalfino and look forward to doing it all over again next season. Until then, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year.
These rankings are for the purpose of predicting how many fantasy points defenses will allow to offensive players this week. This week's highlighted matchups follow after the chart. But first a word about the categories. Only "Red Zone" is a little tricky. We're not talking efficiency there, but rather red zone possessions allowed. Red Zone Possessions have proven over many years to be more useful in predicting future defensive performances. Plus there's too much overlap with the TD rates we look at. RYPG is rushing yards per game. RTD/G is rushing TDs per game. PYPG is passing yards per game. PTD/G is passing TDs/per game. Obviously, yardage allowed is more reliable thanRead More »from Football by the Numbers: Matchups to seek and avoid