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FANTASY STOCK EXCHANGE: Week 8

RB Devin Singletary Bills

Devin Singletary has returned from injury this week and while he only went for 26 yards, it’s probably fairly good reasoning that the team was choosing to ease him back into the process. Buy him now, while people are still skeptical of him.

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DIARY OF A FANTASY VIRGIN: Week 8

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So get out and enjoy. The winter always feels longer in the Northeast. Our summer may have been a precursor to the real bitter cold winds yet to arrive. This in-between time keeps pulling at you until the first frost on that pumpkin on my doorstep.

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TRAPS & TRENDS: Week 8 Edition

RB Chase Edmonds ARI

Is there a new king of the backfield in Arizona? Is there hope for a certain struggling Los Angeles tailback? Is a tight end unfriendly offense in Minnesota suddenly tight end friendly again? FantasySharks.com senior writer Matt Wilson answers those ...

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THE LOWDOWN: Week 7

Josh Bynes ARI and Cooper Kupp LAR

In case it hasn't been painfully obvious, the Rams' offense isn't what it used to be; but the lone bright spot has been WR Cooper Kupp. Kupp has been outstanding, and going up against the third-worst defense against opposing WRs is a recipe for success... Don't let the Ravens historic defensive reputation throw you off, they've been shaky against the pass this year.

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DFS STACK ATTACK: Week 7

QB Gardner Minshew JAC

The Legend of Gardner Minshew will look to get back on track this Sunday. The Jags will be traveling to Cincinnati to take on a hopeless Bengals team that can’t stop anyone. Be it by ground or by air, the Bengals simply cannot contain their opponents’ offenses.

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THE PROGNOSTICATOR: Week 7

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There is nothing like a Jets game to fire up Bill Belichick. He has a long history with the Jets and there's something extra special in it when he comes out victorious. While New York showed flashes last week against Dallas with Sam Darnold back, the New England Patriots are an entirely different matter.

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RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT: Week 7

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Welcome back for the Week 7 edition of “Red Light, Green Light”, your matchup guide for all of this weekend’s NFL contests. While the information conveyed below piece is not intended to be solely a start/bench list, it can be used to evaluate those decisions as well.

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LIKE/DISLIKE: Week 7

RB Devin Singletary Bills

Singletary is set to make his return this week after missing the past four weeks with a hamstring injury. Singletary looked great before he went down both as a runner and pass catcher, adding a different dimension to the Bills offense He gets a nice welcome back present in the Miami Dolphins and the third-worst run defense in the league.

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RISERS & FALLERS: Week 7

QB Daniel Jones NYG

This week, Daniel Jones gets his team back while also seeing a much weaker defense in the Arizona Cardinals. With games against Miami, Washington, and two against the Eagles left to go, Jones could pad his stats and prove to be a QB1 based on the matchup.

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THE GREY REPORT: Week 7

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Is it time for Jared Goff and the Los Angeles Rams offense to get the good times rolling? Can Carson Wentz and Philadelphia get back on track against struggling Dallas? David Grey will breakdown all the matchups in this week’s “Grey ...

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CORNER LOCKDOWN: Week 7

WR John Brown BUF

Coming off the bye week, John Brown has a dream matchup against the lowly Dolphins and should be started everywhere. Brown has a high ceiling where he could eclipse 150 receiving yards and find pay-dirt at least once.

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FLEX APPEAL: Week 7

RB Jordan Howard PHI

Yes, Miles Sanders had the big touchdown catch in Week 6, but Jordan Howard was still the one getting most of the touches. Howard had 13 to Sanders’ six, and Howard was in on 68 percent of the offensive snaps last week.

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THE DIVE: Week 7 “Remember Who You Are”

Tight End Hunter Henry San Diego Chargers

Welcome back Hunter Henry! The Los Angeles Chargers tight end was one of the lone bright spots in a home loss against Pittsburgh. The Chargers offense should rebound in Week 6 when it visits Tennessee, who surrenders the seventh-most fantasy points to opposing tight ends.

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5 UP/5 DOWN: Week 6

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You know things are going bad for your fantasy team when you have the league’s No. 1 tight end and he’s not doing much of anything to win games for you. Such is the case with Travis Kelce owners this season. Kelce has eclipsed 100-yards and reached the end zone just once thus far.

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FANTASY STOCK EXCHANGE: Week 7

QB Russell Wilson SEA & DE Sam Hubbard CIN

In the next few weeks Seattle is going to be going up against some pretty good passing defenses, and while Russell Wilson will more than likely still get you a decent amount of points, it would be opportune to flip him for a quarterback who might score just a little bit less AND another player you may need.

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STREAMING DEFENSES: Week 7

Defensive End Arik Armstead San Francisco

San Francisco travels to our nation’s capital to take on a struggling Redskins team. Washington has one of the worst offensive lines in the NFL, and has allowed 18 sacks on the season. Nick Bosa and company will have no issues getting to Case Keenum, who is always live for a few horrific turnovers.

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DIARY OF A FANTASY VIRGIN: Week 7

QB Baker Mayfield CLE

When my wife asks me who Baker Mayfield is, it means the information she is seeing outside of the game is not properly aligned with the performance on the field. I hope Mayfield pulls it together but the message is just not completely all there. Just like my team this week.

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TRAPS & TRENDS: Week 6

QB Kirk Cousins MIN & DE Markus Golden

This is the version of the Vikings offense that we’ll probably see going forward. The aggressive play-action passing is a natural fit for Minnesota because defenses have to respect workhorse tailback Dalvin Cook’s ability, and the scheme gives Cousins the best chance to succeed.

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THE LOWDOWN: Week 6

Josh Bynes ARI and Cooper Kupp LAR

The Rams' offense isn't anywhere as intimidating as it was at this point last season, but one person who is definitely balling is Cooper Kupp. Kupp has been outstanding thus far, and is clearly the apple of Jared Goff's eye.

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THE PROGNOSTICATOR: Week 6

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Fantasy games will be won and lost on Monday night. Expect the Aaron Rodgers we all know to be back as Green Bay throws the ball at will all over Detroit but for the Lions to answer with primarily Kerryon Johnson but Matthew Stafford and his receiving group will be right behind.

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RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT: Week 6

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Welcome back for the Week 6 edition of “Red Light, Green Light”, your matchup guide for all of this weekend’s NFL contests. While the information conveyed below piece is not intended to be solely a start/bench list, it can be used to evaluate those decisions as well.

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TAKEAWAYS: Part 2

QB Sam Darnold NYJ

There is not much to say for the Jets’ passing situation as everything should reset once Sam Darnold is back this week. For those playing DFS this week, the Jets defense is criminally cheap and allows thousands of dollars in savings compared to others.

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LIKE/DISLIKE: Week 6

QB Kyler Murray ARI

If ever there was a week to roll the dice on Kyler Murray, this might be it. The Falcons are the worst team in the league when facing opposing quarterbacks. If the Cardinals can spread them out and give Murray some time he should be able to have his best game as a pro.

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FLEX APPEAL: Week 6

RB Adrian Peterson WAS

Coach Callahan has stated that he wants to run the ball more.. Enter Adrian Peterson, who hasn’t done much of anything on the season. Miami is the best possible matchup for opposing running backs, so Peterson should finally have a positive game script to go off of. Go ahead and put your confidence in the future Hall of Famer.

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CORNER LOCKDOWN: Week 6

WR Terry McLaurin WAS & CB Byron Jones DAL

After starting the year with a touchdown in each of the first three games, "Scary Terry" has had a tough two game stretch. McLaurin has a dream matchup against the Dolphins on Sunday and should get back on track. He’s a must start and should find his way into the scoring column once again. Get him in your lineup.

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THE DIVE: Week 6 “Boom or Bust”

RB Matt Breida SF

Although Tevin Coleman returned and carried the ball 16 times, Matt Breida was a major focal point of the offense with 11 carries for 114 yards, three catches for 15 yards, and scored twice. Expect more Breida in Week 6 when San Francisco visits the Los Angeles Rams.

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TAKEAWAYS: Part 1

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The Rams of old are slowly making an appearance again with Todd Gurley increasing his snaps each game and the Rams supporting multiple pass catchers. It is good news for Gurley that he saw 15 of the team’s 18 carries and Malcolm Brown is no longer a factor.

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5 UP/5 DOWN: Week 5

RB Josh Jacobs OAK

With a Week 5 game in London against the vaunted Chicago defense, not much was expected of Jacobs on Sunday. The Alabama rookie surprised everyone with the best game of his brief career, helping Oakland upset Chicago.

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