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  • Fantasy Week 7Scoreboard
    Anonymous 1 (3-3)
    The Lost Boys (4-2)-23.5
    Polk High (3-3)
    The Crew (2-4)+45.5
    Team 8 (3-3)
    Come Get Some (2-4)-21.5
    Burrheads (4-2)
    Predators (3-3)+10.0
    Warriors (4-2)
    Renegades (2-4)-12.0
  • Player Notes
    Jack Doyle Oct 17 11:30am ET

    Indianapolis Colts tight endJack Doyle hasn't had the resurgent season he was hoping for after dealing with a hip injury last season. In Week 7, it's unlikely for that to change. He's had no more than 46 receiving yards in any game this season, and in four out of the five he's gone for 22 or fewer yards. After the top echelon of tight ends, it becomes mostly a dart throw at the position. However, when selecting your dart, you'll want to reach for a different player than Doyle for this week.

    From RotoBaller

    Zach Pascal Oct 17 11:30am ET

    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Zach Pascal has seen a surge in his workload over the past few weeks. Thanks to his size and athleticism, he's been able to get onto the field and he makes big plays happen, as he's had catches for 53 and 72 yards in the last three weeks. Against a Houston Texans offense that figures to score a fair amount of points, the Colts could use a big night out of him. The Texans are giving up over 250 passing yards per game, and Pascal should be on the receiving end of a few of those. If he can break one for a long touchdown, it could win you your week in deeper leagues.

    From RotoBaller

    Eric Ebron Oct 17 11:30am ET

    Indianapolis Colts tight end Eric Ebron has struggled this year. He's caught just one ball in three out of the five games he's played, and he's been plagued with drops thus far. The key for him is getting into the end zone. Last season when he was a top-five tight end, he scored 14 total touchdowns. The Colts don't have another elite threat in the red zone, and he just has to come down with the ball when it's thrown to him. He's seen at least four targets in all but one game, so the opportunity is there. If he can come down with at least one touchdown, that will give him a solid stat line for the week.

    From RotoBaller

    Indianapolis Colts Oct 17 11:30am ET

    The Indianapolis Colts Defense doesn't do anything all that exciting, and they aren't loaded with star power. However, they are well-coached and disciplined in their scheme. Despite that, you should still look to start a different defense in Week 7. The Houston Texans offense is sixth in the NFL in yards per game, and they've been heating up in recent weeks. Moving forward, the Colts may have some streaming upside in certain weeks, but Week 7 is not the right one.

    From RotoBaller

    Adam Vinatieri Oct 17 11:30am ET

    Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri has shaken off the struggles from the beginning of the season, and he's been rolling as of late. The Colts offense does a great job of moving the ball down the field, but they can struggle to put the ball into the end zone at times, which is where Vinny shines. He's not going to get you a lot of the long balls that you'll get from other younger kickers, but on the shorter end of things he's the best to ever do it.

    From RotoBaller

    Marlon Mack Oct 17 11:20am ET

    Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack was a workhorse in Week 5 with 29 carries and 32 total touches. However, he wasn't able to punch the ball into the end zone. In Week 7, he should get some opportunities to carry the ball, but his workload is almost guaranteed to be lower. The Houston Texans are allowing just 88 yards on the ground at 4.4 yards per carry. They have a stout front and their team has been rolling as of late. Mack is the clear lead back for Indianapolis, and he belongs in your lineup. However, it is wise to temper expectations on his upside this week.

    From RotoBaller

    Jacoby Brissett Oct 17 11:20am ET

    Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett is coming off the bye with a good matchup awaiting him. The Houston Texans are allowing the 24th most passing yards in the NFL. In the team's last game prior to the bye, Brissett had a quiet game because the team chose to ride running back Marlon Mack against the Kansas City Chiefs. With how the Houston offense has been putting up points, Brissett will likely be given more opportunities to air it out. This gives him his usual safe floor as a QB2 with some upside.

    From RotoBaller

    T Y Hilton Oct 17 11:20am ET

    Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (quadriceps) is off of the injury report and he needs to be in your lineups for Week 7. Despite not playing with quarterback Andrew Luck, Hilton is proving that he is a must-start every week. He's scored four touchdowns in the four games that he has played, and he gets a juicy matchup against the 24th ranked passing defense of the Houston Texans. Additionally, this game is at home for Indianapolis, which will give the offense less of a struggle with crowd noise. In his eight-year career, he's had just one season in which he didn't put up at least one 100-yard game against Houston.

    From RotoBaller

    Christian Kirk Oct 17 3:03am ET

    Arizona Cardinals WR Christian Kirk (ankle) will not play until his ankle is 100 percent, according to head coach Kliff Kingsbury, who added that Kirk's ankle is not there yet.

    Fantasy Spin: Kirk hasn't played since Week 4, and though Kingsbury added that the receiver is closer to playing than he was last week it certainly looks possible that Kirk will miss his third straight game this Sunday.

    From TheHuddle

    Alex McGough Oct 17 1:53am ET

    Houston Texans QB Alex McGough was waived Wednesday, Oct. 16.

    From TheHuddle

    Aqib Talib Oct 17 1:23am ET

    Los Angeles Rams CB Aqib Talib (rib) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Wednesday, Oct. 16.

    From TheHuddle

    Tyrone Crawford Oct 17 12:33am ET

    Dallas Cowboys DE Tyrone Crawford (hip) was officially placed on the Reserve/Injured list on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

    From TheHuddle

    Bo Scarbrough Oct 16 11:53pm ET

    The Oakland Raiders worked out free-agent RB Bo Scarbrough (Cowboys) on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

    From TheHuddle

    LeGarrette Blount Oct 16 11:43pm ET

    Free-agent RB LeGarrette Blount (Lions) worked out for the Oakland Raiders on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

    From TheHuddle

    Darren Waller Oct 16 11:03pm ET

    Oakland Raiders TE Darren Waller was signed to a three-year contract extension through the 2023 season, a source said Wednesday, Oct. 16. He was slated to be a restricted free agent in March 2020. His deal is around $9 million annually.

    Fantasy Spin: Waller has emerged as a low-end TE1 in most fantasy leagues, as he is a legit option in the passing game in Oakland. The Raiders head to Green Bay to tangle with the Packers in Week 7.

    From TheHuddle

    Tyrell Williams Oct 16 11:03pm ET

    Oakland Raiders WR Tyrell Williams (foot) has yet to return to practice, and head coach Jon Gruden said Wednesday, Oct. 16 that the wideout is dealing with plantar fasciitis. 'Whatever that is, he has,' Gruden said. 'It's not getting much better.''

    Fantasy Spin: It's uncertain when the de facto No. 1 receiver for Oakland will be able to return to the practice field or game action. Plantar fasciitis can take a lot of time to heal, even with aggressive treatment. Fantasy owners will want to make alternate plans for Week 7 against the Green Bay Packers.

    From TheHuddle

    O.J. Howard Oct 16 10:43pm ET

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers TE O.J. Howard will not be traded at the deadline, according to a source. The organization can also have him under control for two to three more years depending on franchise or transition tags, too.

    Fantasy Spin: Howard is having a down year statistically, as head coach Bruce Arians has relied upon the tight end more for his blocking ability. At this point he has devolved into a TE2 in most fantasy formats, but at least it appears he won't be changing organizations anytime soon.

    From TheHuddle

    Ibraheim Campbell Oct 16 10:03pm ET

    Green Bay Packers SS Ibraheim Campbell (knee) and TE Jace Sternberger (ankle) were able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 16. The team has 21 days to let them practice to decide upon activating them and having the players count against the 53-man roster.

    From TheHuddle

    Robert Nkemdiche Oct 16 10:03pm ET

    Miami Dolphins DE Robert Nkemdiche (undisclosed) and CB Cordrea Tankersley (undisclosed) returned to practice Wednesday, Oct. 16. Both players started on the Physically Unable to Practice (PUP) list. The two players can practice up to 21 days before the team has to decide to activate them and count against the 53-man roster.

    From TheHuddle

    Dre Kirkpatrick Oct 16 9:43pm ET

    Cincinnati Bengals CB Darqueze Dennard (knee) was able to practice Wednesday, Oct. 16. He remains on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, and he can practice up to 21 days without counting against the 53-man roster. The hope is that he can return as soon as Week 7 against the Jacksonville Jaguars with CBs Dre Kirkpatrick (knee) and William Jackson III (shoulder) out.

    From TheHuddle

  • NFL Week 7
    Chiefs49u
    Broncos+3.0
    Thu 8:20pm ET
    Rams54.5u
    Falcons+3.0
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Dolphins41u
    Bills-17
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Jaguars44u
    Bengals+3.5
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Vikings44.5u
    Lions+1.5
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Raiders47u
    Packers-5.5
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Texans47.5u
    Colts-1
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Cardinals50.5u
    Giants-3
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    49ers41.5u
    Redskins+9.5
    Sun 1:00pm ET
    Chargers40u
    Titans-2
    Sun 4:05pm ET
    Saints38u
    Bears-3.5
    Sun 4:25pm ET
    Ravens49u
    Seahawks-3
    Sun 4:25pm ET
    Eagles48.5u
    Cowboys-3
    Sun 8:20pm ET
    Patriots43u
    Jets+9.5
    Mon 8:15pm ET
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    CommissionerWed Oct 16 5:50pm ET
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