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Booms and Busts - Starts and Sits for Week 7 Lineups

Frank Gore Is Tough To Trust

New York Jets running back Frank Gore has taken over the lead-back duties with the departure of Le'Veon Bell. The veteran back has done what he can, but the Jets offensive line doesn't give him much help. He saw 11 carries for 46 yards against the Miami Dolphins last week. Gore is expected to have... Read More

3 months ago

Ryan Tannehill To Face Tough Steelers Secondary

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill is coming off a season-high 364-yard performance and heads into Week 7 with confidence, but he faces a stingy Steelers Defense that allows just 18.8 points per game thus far. Tannehill has thrown multiple touchdowns in 13 of his last 15 regular season starts and his resurgence has continued into... Read More

3 months ago

Joe Flacco Avoidable In Week 7

New York Jets quarterback Joe Flacco has started each of the last two games with Sam Darnold (shoulder) sidelined. The veteran quarterback has not been able to do much of anything in his two starts. Luckily, Darnold was practicing on a limited basis on Wednesday, so hopefully he can suit up here. Flacco has not... Read More

3 months ago

Derrick Henry Faces Tough Steelers Team In Week 7

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry is coming off three consecutive games with multiple touchdowns and just amassed 264 scrimmage yards in last week's win, so even a tough matchup against a Steelers Defense shouldn't deter fantasy owners from running Henry out as an RB1. Pittsburgh's defense is allowing just 66 rushing yards per game,... Read More

3 months ago

Sam Darnold A Lousy Option Against Bills

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (shoulder) was able to practice on a limited basis on Wednesday. That's a good sign that Darnold could return against the Buffalo Bills in Week 7. He has missed each of the last two games with an AC joint sprain. Veteran Joe Flacco has looked horrendous as the starter,... Read More

3 months ago


Tyler Kroft Expected To Start In Week 7

Buffalo Bills tight end Tyler Kroft is expected to draw the start against the New York Jets in Week 7. Dawson Knox (calf) was not able to practice on Wednesday and is unlikely to suit up for this one. Kroft hasn't done much this season besides his fluke two touchdown performance in Week 3. He'll... Read More

3 months ago

Dawson Knox Unlikely To Suit Up In Week 7

Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox (calf) was unable to suit up for practice on Wednesday. It sounds like the second-year tight end is going to miss his second straight game in Week 7. Knox hasn't been a big part of the offense when he plays, so fantasy owners aren't going to miss much. There... Read More

3 months ago

Chase Claypool A WR2 In Week 7

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Chase Claypool has taken the league by storm in his rookie season. The former Notre Dame standout has found the end zone six times through his first five NFL games. He will face off against a burnable Tennessee Titans secondary on the road in Week 7. Tennessee's pass defense ranks 24th... Read More

3 months ago

James Conner An RB1 In Week 7

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner is off to an excellent start this season. The veteran running back has now found the end zone in four straight games while also reaching at least 100 rushing yards three times. Conner will take on the Tennessee Titans on the road in Week 7 in a decent matchup... Read More

3 months ago

Ben Roethlisberger A QB1 Versus Tennessee

After throwing just one touchdown in Week 6, Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger settles in as a low-end QB1 in fantasy for his Week 7 road matchup against the Tennessee Titans. Tennessee's defense has struggled to stop the pass this season, ranking 24th in pass-defense DVOA and allowing the eighth-most fantasy points per game to... Read More

3 months ago


Steelers Defense Faces Tough Test In Week 7

The Pittsburgh Steelers Defense has been one of the top units in the NFL through their first five games. That being said, they will face one of their tougher tests of the year in Week 7 when they take on the Tennessee Titans on the road. Tennessee's offense has been red-hot this year, averaging 32.8... Read More

3 months ago

Browns Defense A Solid Fantasy Option In Week 7

The Cleveland Browns Defense has been an opportunistic unit thus far in the 2020 season. Through six games, Cleveland's defense leads the league with 12 takeaways while also tacking on 14 sacks. The Bengals offensive line has struggled to keep rookie quarterback Joe Burrow upright this season as they have allowed him to get sacked... Read More

3 months ago

Austin Hooper A Low-End TE1 In Week 7

Cleveland Browns tight end Austin Hooper sets up as a solid fantasy option for his Week 7 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals. Hooper has come on strong over the past three weeks and may be overtaking Jarvis Landry as the No. 2 option in the passing game. Hooper has caught 15 of 23 targets over... Read More

3 months ago

Jarvis Landry A Low-End Flex In Week 7

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry has struggled to produce this season in a run-first offense under first-year head coach Kevin Stefanski. Landry has drawn just 33 targets through the first six games, putting him on pace to set a career-low in that category in 2020. He draws a good matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals... Read More

3 months ago

Odell Beckham Jr. A WR2 In Week 7

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. will look to bounce back this weekend after turning in a two-catch, 25-yard performance in Week 6. He has a good shot at doing so against a Cincinnati Bengals secondary that ranks 16th in the league in DVOA and allowed Beckham to go for 74 yards and a... Read More

3 months ago


Kareem Hunt An Excellent Option In Week 7

Cleveland Browns running back Kareem Hunt has an excellent matchup as he will take on the Cincinnati Bengals on the road in Week 7. Hunt will continue to operate as Cleveland's clear lead back while Nick Chubb continues to rehab an injured knee. The Bengals have struggled against the run in 2020, ranking 23rd in... Read More

3 months ago

Baker Mayfield A QB2 In Week 7

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield (ribs) is expected to be able to suit up for Week 7's game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Mayfield was pulled early from a blowout loss vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 6 to protect his injured ribs. Head coach Kevin Stefanski has already told reporters that Mayfield will be the... Read More

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College Football Betting Picks for Week Eight (10/24/2020)

At long last, Big Ten (and Mountain West) football is BACK. This weekend, opportunities to see sensational NFL prospects like Justin Fields, Pat Freiermuth, and Rashod Bateman will be littered across the television guide. If there was ever a Saturday to schedule a date with your couch and television, this might be the one. Week... Read More

3 months ago

Jason Myers Has Some Appeal In Week 7

Seattle Seahawks kicker Jason Myers hasn't been the best kicker for fantasy this season, but he has some upside in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. This Seahawks offense is the best in the NFL thus far, and they consistently give him scoring opportunities. The only problem for Myers thus far has been that the... Read More

3 months ago

Seahawks Defense Should Be Avoided In Week 7

The Seattle Seahawks Defense has been one of the worst in the NFL through the first six weeks of the season, and that is unlikely to change in Week 7. The Arizona Cardinals are averaging a healthy 27 points per game, and quarterback Kyler Murray has done a decent job of taking care of the... Read More

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Greg Olsen A Touchdown-Dependent TE2

Seattle Seahawks tight end Greg Olsen has been in TE2 territory in each week, and nothing much should change in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. Olsen is a solid red-zone threat every week, but he's a touchdown-dependent TE2 who hasn't scored since the season-opener against the Falcons. Outside of Week 1 against San Francisco... Read More

3 months ago

Tyler Lockett Is An Easy Start In Week 7

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett cooled off in Weeks 4 and 5 after a hot start to the year, but he has a strong chance to bounce back in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. Lockett has seen at least four targets in every game, and he's quarterback Russell Wilson's first or second read... Read More

3 months ago

D.K. Metcalf Is A WR1 In Week 7

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver D.K. Metcalf is the WR8 on the year through six weeks, and he's looking to keep that rolling in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. Metcalf is expected to match up with cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick, and that's an advantage in favor of Metcalf, who has a decent speed advantage over Kirkpatrick.... Read More

3 months ago

Chris Carson Is A Safe Start For Week 7

Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson was dealing with a knee injury heading into the bye week, but now that he's rested, he's ready to go for Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. He's the RB8 on the year despite playing in just five games, and he's firmly entrenched as his team's starter. He has... Read More

3 months ago

Russell Wilson Is A QB1 In Week 7

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is well-rested following his bye week, and he'll be looking to continue his quest for an MVP in Week 7 against the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals are allowing fewer than 17 fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks, but they haven't faced an outfit like the one Seattle is trotting... Read More

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Samuel Sloman Not That Appealing As Rams Kicker

Los Angeles Rams kicker Samuel Sloman has some heat on him after the team signed kicker Kai Forbath this week, but he's still the starter for Week 7 against the Chicago Bears. This matchup has the potential to be a defensive struggle like it was in 2018, and that could give Sloman more scoring chances... Read More

3 months ago

Rams Defense Has A Good Matchup In Week 7

The Los Angeles Rams Defense has been one of the better units through the first six games of the season, and they should be able to continue that in Week 7 against the Chicago Bears. Outside of their Week 1 win over the Detroit Lions, Chicago has turned the ball over at least once in... Read More

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Slow Starters Ready to Break Out in Fantasy?

We are now more than a third of the way into the fantasy football season and a seemingly clearer picture is available across the landscape. After a pandemic-shortened offseason and lack of preseason exposure, there were plenty of worries headed into the first month specifically. Thus far, one of the most prevalent topics with regards... Read More

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Robert Woods Has A Brutal Matchup In Week 7

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Robert Woods has played well to start the year, as he's the WR10 through six weeks, but his matchup for Week 7 against the Chicago Bears is going to make things very difficult to maintain that pace. The Bears are allowing just 17.4 points per game to fantasy receivers, and... Read More

3 months ago

Cooper Kupp Could Struggle In Week 7

Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp had a down game in Week 6, and it looks like those struggles could continue in Week 7 against the Chicago Bears. The Bears are allowing just 17.4 points per game to the wide receiver position, and their cornerbacks are playing lights-out. The one advantage that Kupp may... Read More

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