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Daily Fantasy Football: Week 7 Contests
Daily Fantasy Football: Week 7 Contests
Recommended Lineup Week 7
All lineups are based off of a $1,000,000 salary cap featured at Daily Joust, you best option in daily fantasy sports gaming. Lineups consist of a quarterback, two running backs, three wide receivers, one tight end, one kicker and one team defense. Teams are created for contests including all Sunday and Monday games.
QB: Andrew Luck (IND) vs. CLE--$168,000--Andrew Luck comes in at a great value this week and faces off against a Browns defense that has allowed three touchdowns to opposing quarterbacks four times this season. Expect to see Luck get back on track this week and give his owners a great return on their investment.
RB: Doug Martin (TB) vs. NO--$131,000--Doug Martin may not be getting in the end zone that often this season, but this week should be a different story as he faces off against a Saints defense that is ranked 32nd in fantasy points allowed to opposing running backs. There should be a lot of scoring in this game and at his current value he is a great play this week.
RB: Felix Jones (DAL) @ CAR--$77,000--The Panthers may have only allowed three touchdowns to opposing running backs this season, but they are still ranked near the bottom of fantasy points allowed to running backs. With DeMarco Murray out this week, Jones should get enough carries to be able to give his owners solid fantasy production.
WR: Victor Cruz (NYG) vs. WAS--$169,000--The Giants passing game is rolling right now and a lot of that has to do with the week-in and week-out production of Victor Cruz. This week the Giants face off against a Redskins defense that is ranked last in fantasy points allowed to opposing wide receivers, so this has the making of being a big day for Cruz.
WR: Antonio Brown (PIT) @ CIN--$92,000--The Bengals have limited production to opposing wide receivers, but the Steelers are finding any way possible to get Antonio Brown the ball. He will get his fair share of targets, just like every week, and with any luck he will be able to have a big play or two, so he is worth a shot this week.
WR: Stevie Johnson (BUF) vs. TEN--$86,000--The Titans secondary has its issues, and the Bills should be able to capitalize on their weaknesses. Outside of tight end Scott Chandler, Stevie Johnson is Ryan Fitzpatrick’s favorite target, so he should get enough targets to produce at a high level this week.
TE: Scott Chandler (BUF) vs. TEN--$75,000--The Titans defense has allowed eight touchdowns to opposing tight ends this season through six games. That is not a typo; the Titans have allowed eight touchdowns to tight ends this season. Enough said.
K: Shayne Graham (HOU) vs. BAL--$98,000--Shayne Graham has scored at least eight fantasy points in all six games this season, but has yet to have a really big game. This week’s matchup against the Ravens should be a close game, and even though they have holes in their defense I don’t expect the Texans to be able to march right into the end zone on each possession.
DEF: Minnesota Vikings vs. ARI--$97,000--With John Skelton under center and arguably the worst offensive line in all of football, the Cardinals are in for a rough day on Sunday. The Vikings defense is firing on all cylinders and even at their current price they should be considered a value.
Total Salary: $993,000
Value Picks for Week 7
Brandon Weeden (CLE)--$138,000--The Colts defense has allowed five touchdowns to opposing quarterbacks in their previous two games and Brandon Weeden has turned a new leaf since discovering Josh Gordon., so use if you needed.
Matt Schaub (HOU)--$133,000--The Ravens will be without Ray Lewis and their best cover cornerback this week, so Matt Schaub could be a sneaky play this week, especially as his current price.
Vick Ballard (IND)--$69,000--The Browns have given up just two touchdowns to opposing running backs this season, but have allowed at least 97 rushing yards in four of their first six games.
Jonathan Dwyer (PIT)--$40,000--With both Isaac Redman and Rashard Mendenhall out this week, Dwyer is a great value considering the amount of carries he should receive, so start if you need a really cheap option.
Mike Williams (TB)--$114,000--Mike Williams has now recorded a touchdown in three of the team’s five games, and against the Saints that number should increase this week.
Josh Gordon (CLE)--$109,000--The Colts secondary has allowed five touchdowns in their previous two games and Josh Gordon has scored three touchdowns himself in that same timeframe, so this has the making of being a great value.
Brandon Myers (OAK)--$60,000--This matchup isn’t the best for Brandon Myers, but Carson Palmer targets him often, so he could be a sneaky play this week.
Martellus Bennett (NYG)--$53,000--The Redskins have allowed the second-most fantasy production to opposing tight ends, and he is one of Eli Manning’s favorite red zone targets.
Sebastian Janikowski (OAK)--$86,000
Mike Nugent (CIN)--$86,000
Green Bay Packers--$68,000
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