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Playing with Numbers: Individual favorable matchups

Updated: September 24, 2008, 1:10 PM ET
By Ken Daube | Special to ESPN.com
In the world of fantasy football, familiarity doesn't only breed contempt, it also breeds opportunity. As much as a casual observer may believe that defenses have the upper hand when teams play each other frequently, the reality is there are several offensive players who can be relied upon for above average fantasy performance when specific matchups arise. For most players, these opportunities usually present themselves against division opponents.

The top performers since 2005 (QBs > 14 PPG, RBs > 15 PPG, WRs and TEs > 10 PPG):

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Ken Daube is a fantasy football analyst for ESPN.com. He co-hosts "Fantasy Football Now" with Dave Rothenberg on Sundays between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET, which streams at ESPNNewYork.com, and can also be listened to via the ESPN Radio app.

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