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10-22-2016 08:30

NFLW Week 7 Picks

by Will Strome and Matt Aloisi | 10-22-2016 08:30

Daily Fantasy

Will’s Value Players:
QB Marcus Mariota $6,000
RB Jacquizz Rodgers $4,300
WR Allen Hurns $5,000
TE Cameron Brate $2,900

After his phenomenal performance last week against Cleveland where he threw three TD’s, it’s astonishing Mariota’s price tag dropped $100 from last week. Expect similar numbers this week at home against Indy for the second-year starter. Rodgers was a revelation last week, tormenting the Carolina defense with 30 touches for over 100 yards and five receptions. Against the 49ers who surrender on average almost 175 rushing yards per game, Rodgers could put up Le’Veon Bell-like numbers. The Raiders can’t stop an aerial attacking team for the life of them which will mean big things for Jacksonville’s Allen Hurns. Across the state in Tampa Bay, Brate has been a machine since taking over the starting tight end roll. After only seeing three targets a week ago, he’ll bounce back against San Francisco’s Swiss cheese defense.

 

Matt’s Value Players:
QB Jameis Winston $5,900
RB Duke Johnson Jr. $3,900
WR Kenny Britt $4,300
TE Jack Doyle $2,500

At this price and expected output, plugging in Winston here gives you flexibility for roster construction. The likelihood the Browns falling behind to the Bengals is very good and a receiving back like Johnson has the higher ceiling when playing from behind. There’s a chance Pryor might miss this game which could result in more looks for Johnson. Hogging all the passes for the Rams this season, Britt has emerged as their #1 option. Anytime you can get a starter like that for this price, take it. With Dwayne Allen listed as doubtful for this week, look for Doyle to be a major part of the Colts offense. This will be a high scoring game and at this price, he’s a steal.

 

 

Pick of the Week

Will’s Pick: BAL +1 @ NYJ

The Jets’ offense is a sinking ship, and now that Geno Smith is in control, scoring double digits might be too tall an order let alone beating a solid Baltimore side. The Ravens won’t even need the point in this one.

 

Matt’s Pick: TB -2 @ SF

Tampa has the potent offense and San Francisco has the poor defense. It’s that simple. Buccaneers should run away with this one (pun intended for Chip).  Take this one to the bank.



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