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Fantasy Football Week 7 Rankings (2017, SUNDAY UPDATE)

At this time next week, the fantasy football regular season will be over 50% complete.  Though we can begin sensing the end of our annual autumn love affair, there’s still plenty of time left to squeeze the most out of this. Doing so means winning, winning, winning.
Get your lineup optimized with the best rankings out there. The Week 7 landscape features studly RB  and QB matchups, with more questionable calls sorting through the WRs. Plenty of ghouls and goblins exist with massive streaming upside as well, so read through to find out who I have high above or down below the Expert Consensus.

Bye Week: Houston, Detroit 

Scoring Reminder: These rankings are based on 1/2 PPR, 4 Pt Passing TD Scoring.

Sit / Start Help: If you have any specific lineup questions, please let me know. While rankings are helpful, many factors are at play that can make a lower-ranked player more appealing to start. For example, you may be an underdog, and starting a “boom-or-bust” player is more recommendable versus a sure 7 or 8 points.

Thus, hit me up on SnapChat or Twitter @RotoStreetWolf, and be sure to tune into our 11:30 AM EST Facebook Live “Fantasy Football Week 7 Preview” Broadcast.

Sunday Update

DeMarco Murray is annoyingly active today, which now makes my Bold Prediction of a Derrick Henry takeover a lot less likely. Given this is also versus a top-six run defense, Henry’s appeal has taken a major blow, and he drops to RB28. He still has performed much better in Titans wins (13+ touches in each one), so the game flow still favors henry. But he’s not ideal today.

Leonard Fournette is NOT expected to play, which is enormous news for those who stashed Chris Ivory like we’ve told you since Week 1. Ivory will be an RB1 play today with 20+ touches a real possibility versus a soft and pathetic Indianapolis defense. Lock him into lineups, as he rises all the way to my Week 7 RB11 now.

Jordan Matthews is expected to return today, and the timing is perfect with a date with the whorish Bucs secondary (surrendering the most FPs to wideouts). Without Charles Clay, Matthews has the path to enormous numbers. For perspective I’m starting him over…

Keenan Allen. He’s expected to play after suffering a shoulder ailment in practice. Against the stingy Broncos corners and at less than 100%, I’d consider other streamers before Allen today.

Martavis Bryant is expected to have an “increased role” today. Yay. Sarcasm aside, the Bengals corners are decimated and Big Ben is notoriously better at home, so this could be a better Bryant game than usual. He’s been bumped above the streamer crap.

Kelvin Benjamin will be active, and should be locked into the vast majority of lineups. This boosts Cam Newton‘s stock, and lessens the appeal of Devin Funchess.

Andre Ellington is not expected to play, which boosts Adrian Peterson‘s already soaring stock even further.  Lock the old man into lineups, especially against such a soft Rams defense (surrendering 2nd most FPs to backs)

In the news that no one cares aboutMike Wallace and Jeremy Maclin are both active. Expect them to do nothing.

 

 

 

 

Rankings are only half the battle to perfecting a lineup. You need personalized advice based on your own unique situation, and there’s tons of ways to get connected:

Sit/Start and Lineup Help:

 

A) Use our Submit a Question Form

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D) Tune in to our Fantasy Football Week 7 Sit / Start Show, live on Facebook this Sunday @ 11:30am EST.

 

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