Fantasy Football Start ’em Sit ’em Week 7

The first true test of the fantasy season is upon us as the BYE week hits for many teams with a Top 15 WR heading into Week 7. The Bills, Cowboys, Vikings, Steelers and Chargers are all on the sidelines this week, but that doesn’t mean you can just take the L lying down.

In order to stay afloat during these trying times you will need to be resourceful and use all of your bench and IR spots wisely. Do not just drop players who may have some trade value, this is a lost opportunity to get back assets ($FAAB?) in return.

Study your opponent and see where his weaknesses are as they are likely to be affected by the BYE week as well. If you have a chance to block them from picking a player who can help their team against you, then do whatever is necessary to keep them from improving their roster.

Darrel Williams – Chiefs RB

With CEH on IR, Williams has taken over as the workhorse back for the Chiefs, scoring 2 TD’s in a Week 6 win over the Washington Football Team. Williams is the undisputed goalline back in the Chief’s high octane offense which gets a plus matchup in Week 7 against the Titans.

Williams showed why he should remain the starter even when CEH is healthy, with his ability to break tackles and find the end zone. Pass catching back Jerick McKinnon looks to be a complimentary piece with no immediate threat to Williams’ production.

Darrel Williams Week 7 Projections: 23 rushing attempts, 75 rushing yards, 1 rushing TD, 6 targets, 4 receptions, 37 receiving yards, 1 receiving TD

QBs to Start

Joe Burrow
Jameis Winston
Tua Tagovailoa
Matt Ryan
Mac Jones

RBs to Start

D’Andre Swift
Cordarrelle Patterson
Chase Edmonds
Leonard Fournette
Chuba Hubbard
JD McKissic
Damien Harris
Myles Gaskin
Alex Collins
Josh Jacobs
Sony Michel
Latavius Murray
Jamaal Williams
Khalil Hebert
Rhamondre Stevenson
AJ Dillon
Demetric Felton

WRs to Start

Antonio Brown
AJ Brown
Robert Woods
Chris Godwin
Hollywood Brown
Jaylen Waddle
Brandin Cooks
Devonta Smith
Courtland Sutton
Darnell Mooney
Henry Ruggs
Jakobi Meyers
Sterling Shepard
Tim Patrick
Marquez Callaway
Odell Beckham
AJ Green
Rashod Bateman
Christian Kirk
Donovon Peoples-Jones
Randall Cobb

TEs to Start

Dallas Goedert
Rob Gronkowski
Zach Ertz
Hunter Henry
Ricky Seals-Jones

Sit em Week 7 - Tee Higgins

Week 7 Sit ’em

Tee Higgins – Bengals WR

Since coming back from a shoulder injury suffered in Week 2, Higgins has yet to find the end zone and has taken a backseat in the Bengals pecking order to precocious rookie Ja’marr Chase. Although the two wideouts tied for targets with 6, Chase seems to have the LSU connection dialed in with Burrow when it comes to big plays down the field.

In Week 7, the Bengals must face a Ravens D that shut down a Chargers offense that some predicted were Super Bowl bound, blanketing star wideouts Mike Williams and Keenan Allen in the process. I predict Higgins will run into similar problems on the road against Baltimore.

Tee Higgins Week 7 Projections: 5 targets, 3 receptions, 29 receiving yards, 0 TD’s

QBs to Sit

Carson Wentz
Sam Darnold
Jimmy Garoppolo
Teddy Bridgewater
Taylor Heinicke

RBs to Sit

Antonio Gibson
Miles Sanders
Devontae Booker
Mike Davis
Javonte Williams
Michael Carter
James Conner
Elijah Mitchell
Kenneth Gainwell
Damien Williams
Nyheim Hines
David Johnson
Trey Sermon
Melvin Gordon
Devonta Freeman
Le’Veon Bell
Brandon Bolden

WRs to Sit

Mike Evans
Tyler Lockett
Michael Pittman
TY Hilton
Julio Jones
Kadarius Toney
Corey Davis
Elijah Moore
Allen Robinson
Tyler Boyd
Robby Anderson
Rondale Moore
Nelson Agholor
Hunter Renfrow
Jamison Crowder
Amon Ra St-Brown
Brandon Aiyuk
Darius Slayton
Mecole Hardman
Josh Gordon

TEs to Sit

Evan Engram
Jonnu Smith
Ross Dwelley
Gerald Everett
Cole Kmet

If you have any questions about your lineup for this week, you can find me on our Facebook group, Fantasy Couch Fam. My name is Mike Mital on there, by the way.

Make sure to watch the Week 7 waiver wire video in case there are any players on waivers or free agency that you might have missed.

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