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It's always a good start to the week when two recommended sleepers in Start 'Em & Sit 'Em deliver on Thursday night. That was the case for Carson Wentz and Boston Scott against the Giants.

Wentz had his second game in a row with 30-plus Fantasy points after he had 359 passing yards, two touchdowns and one interception, along with 14 rushing yards and a touchdown, in the Eagles' 22-21 victory. And Scott had 12 carries for 46 yards, as well as three catches for 46 yards and a touchdown on five targets, in place of the injured Miles Sanders (knee).

Two other players I wish I recommended Thursday were Sterling Shepard and Richard Rodgers. For Shepard, he returned from a four-game absence with a toe injury and finished with six catches for 59 yards and a touchdown on eight targets. He could emerge as a low-end starter in all leagues moving forward and will be a popular waiver wire addition for Week 8. His roster percentage on CBS Sports is 27 percent.

Rodgers stepped up with Zach Ertz (ankle) and Dallas Goedert (ankle) both on injured reserve with six catches for 85 yards on eight targets against the Giants. Rodgers could be a good streaming option again in Week 8 against Dallas, and he's rostered in just 4 percent of leagues. The Eagles have a bye in Week 9, and Goedert could be back in Week 10. But Rodgers could be helpful as long as he's starting for Philadelphia.

Now, with Thursday behind us, let's take a look at other sleeper options for this week, and hopefully they'll be as successful as Wentz and Scott. And we have DFS lineups for you to use on DraftKings and FanDuel.

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Week 7 Sleepers
Week 7 Preview
Sleepers
Quarterbacks
CAR Carolina • #5
Age: 28 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NO NO -7 O/U 51
OPP VS QB
25th
QB RNK
19th
ROSTERED
63%
YTD Stats
PAYDS
1676
RUYDS
121
TD
7
INT
5
FPTS/G
18.5
Bridgewater struggled against the Bears as expected last week with eight Fantasy points, but he averaged 27.0 Fantasy points in the two games prior to Week 6. I expect another 20-point outing against the Saints, who have allowed every opposing quarterback this season to score at least three touchdowns. And this is a revenge game for Bridgewater going against his former team.
WAS Washington • #8
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs DAL DAL -PK O/U 45
OPP VS QB
28th
QB RNK
NR
ROSTERED
13%
YTD Stats
PAYDS
354
RUYDS
15
TD
3
INT
1
FPTS/G
14.8
If you're desperate for someone in a two-quarterback or Superflex league, consider Allen this week with his matchup against the Cowboys. He just scored 19 Fantasy points against the Giants in Week 6, and Dallas has allowed four of six quarterbacks this season to score multiple touchdowns.
DEN Denver • #3
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs KC KC -9.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS QB
12th
QB RNK
NR
ROSTERED
15%
YTD Stats
PAYDS
425
RUYDS
4
TD
1
INT
2
FPTS/G
5.8
Lock is another desperation play in a two-quarterback or Superflex league, but he could be useful this week against the Chiefs now that Noah Fant (ankle) is expected to play. With Fant, Tim Patrick and Jerry Jeudy, Lock finally has playmakers at his disposal to help him in what could be a comeback effort against Kansas City. And the Chiefs have allowed five total touchdowns to Derek Carr and Josh Allen in their past two games.
Running backs
CIN Cincinnati • #25
Age: 29 • Experience: 8 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs CLE CLE -3 O/U 50.5
OPP VS RB
15th
RB RNK
34th
ROSTERED
47%
YTD Stats
RUYDS
44
REC
16
REYDS
115
TD
1
FPTS/G
6.3
Joe Mixon (foot) missed practice Friday for the third day in a row, so Bernard looks like he will start against the Browns. That puts him in line to be a borderline No. 1 running back in all leagues. Mixon has at least 19 total touches in every game this season, so Bernard could be headed for a heavy workload. And Bernard has scored at least 12 PPR points in the past six games he's had double digits in touches going back to 2017. It's tough not having Mixon available if he's out, but Bernard is a great replacement option if he's on your Fantasy roster.
NE New England • #28
Age: 28 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs SF NE -2 O/U 44.5
OPP VS RB
4th
RB RNK
25th
ROSTERED
76%
YTD Stats
RUYDS
51
REC
18
REYDS
133
TD
0
FPTS/G
12.1
White has been great the past two games against Kansas City and Denver with 15 catches for 103 yards on 17 targets, and he should continue to be a valuable weapon for Cam Newton this week. While he doesn't have a touchdown yet this year, White is worth starting in all PPR leagues as at least a flex given his involvement in the passing game.
ARI Arizona • #29
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs SEA SEA -3.5 O/U 56
OPP VS RB
5th
RB RNK
29th
ROSTERED
80%
YTD Stats
RUYDS
118
REC
19
REYDS
135
TD
3
FPTS/G
10.4
Edmonds watched as Kenyan Drake went off against the Cowboys in Week 6 and only had six total touches (one catch), but I expect his involvement in the passing game to increase this week given the expected game flow against Seattle. The Seahawks are also among the league leaders in receptions allowed to running backs, and Edmonds had 10 catches on 12 targets in two games prior to Week 6.
BUF Buffalo • #20
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYJ BUF -11.5 O/U 46
OPP VS RB
28th
RB RNK
38th
ROSTERED
69%
YTD Stats
RUYDS
58
REC
3
REYDS
16
TD
1
FPTS/G
5.5
The Bills will hopefully give Moss more work now that he's back from the toe injury that sidelined him for three games prior to Week 6, and Devin Singletary wasn't dominant in Moss' absence. Moss also scored in Week 1 against the Jets on a reception, so hopefully he can find the end zone again in the rematch.
NYJ N.Y. Jets • #22
Age: 22 • Experience: Rookie
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs BUF BUF -11.5 O/U 46
OPP VS RB
17th
RB RNK
43rd
ROSTERED
31%
YTD Stats
RUYDS
83
REC
4
REYDS
8
TD
0
FPTS/G
2.6
The Jets will hopefully start giving Perine more work than Frank Gore this week against the Bills, and Perine did OK in Week 6 at Miami with seven carries for 27 yards, along with two catches for 9 yards on three targets. The Bills have allowed a running back to score in five of six games this year, so hopefully Perine gets his first NFL touchdown this week.
Wide receivers
BUF Buffalo • #11
Age: 31 • Experience: 9 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ NYJ BUF -11.5 O/U 46
OPP VS WR
21st
WR RNK
39th
ROSTERED
63%
YTD Stats
REC
13
TAR
17
REYDS
194
TD
2
FPTS/G
9.3
Beasley has scored at least 11 PPR points in five games in a row coming into Week 7. The lone game this season where he didn't score at least 11 PPR points was Week 1 against the Jets. But with John Brown (knee) banged up, I expect Josh Allen to lean on Beasley for at least six targets, which he has in all but one game this year. He's worth using as a No. 3 receiver in PPR this week.
DEN Denver • #81
Age: 27 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs KC KC -9.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS WR
7th
WR RNK
32nd
ROSTERED
57%
YTD Stats
REC
20
TAR
29
REYDS
310
TD
2
FPTS/G
12.6
Patrick has stepped up with Courtland Sutton (ACL) out and has scored at least 14 PPR points in three games in a row. In a tough matchup at New England in Week 6, he had four catches for 101 yards on eight targets, and he should have similar success against the Chiefs in Week 7. Another strong game for Patrick could vault him into must-start status in all leagues.
LAC L.A. Chargers • #81
Age: 26 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs JAC LAC -7.5 O/U 49
OPP VS WR
23rd
WR RNK
41st
ROSTERED
89%
YTD Stats
REC
12
TAR
22
REYDS
209
TD
2
FPTS/G
11.2
Keenan Allen should be fine in Week 7 against the Jaguars after leaving Week 5 at New Orleans with back spasms. In that game against the Saints, Williams and Justin Herbert got hot as Williams had five catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns on eight targets, and Herbert went to Williams in some key moments. Hopefully that continues this week, and Williams is worth using as a high-end No. 3 Fantasy receiver in all leagues.
KC Kansas City • #11
Age: 26 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ DEN KC -9.5 O/U 45.5
OPP VS WR
11th
WR RNK
NR
ROSTERED
YTD Stats
REC
13
TAR
21
REYDS
119
TD
0
FPTS/G
4.2
In the first game without Sammy Watkins (hamstring) in Week 6 at Buffalo, Robinson stepped up with five catches for 69 yards on six targets. We'll see if Robinson or Mecole Hardman has the better performance in Week 7 against Denver, but Robinson should now be on your radar if you need a No. 3 receiver in PPR.
Tight ends
CLE Cleveland • #81
Age: 26 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
@ CIN CLE -3 O/U 50.5
OPP VS TE
27th
TE RNK
9th
ROSTERED
70%
YTD Stats
REC
22
TAR
33
REYDS
205
TD
1
FPTS/G
8.1
Hooper is finally starting to produce at a high level in his past three games, averaging 11.3 PPR points over that span. He only has one touchdown, so he's better in PPR than non-PPR leagues, but you should be encouraged by his 23 targets during this stretch.
HOU Houston • #87
Age: 34 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Weekly Breakdown
MATCHUP
vs GB GB -3.5 O/U 57
OPP VS TE
8th
TE RNK
11th
ROSTERED
34%
YTD Stats
REC
14
TAR
19
REYDS
205
TD
3
FPTS/G
8.8
Fells will benefit again in Week 7 against the Packers if Jordan Akins (ankle) is out again. Akins has been out the past two games with a concussion, and Fells has eight catches for 142 yards and two touchdowns on nine targets over that span. The Packers just allowed a touchdown to Gronkowski in Week 6, and Fells could find the end zone again this week.
Week 7 Preview
DFS LINEUPS

DraftKings

QB: Joe Burrow (vs. CLE) $5,500
RB: Alvin Kamara (vs. CAR) $6,800
RB: Kareem Hunt (at CIN) $7,200
WR: Terry McLaurin (vs. DAL) $5,800
WR: Tyler Boyd (vs. CLE) $5,400
WR: Christian Kirk (vs. SEA) $4,900
TE: Hunter Henry (vs. JAC) $4,500
FLEX: Giovani Bernard (vs. CLE) $4,500
DST: Bills (vs. JAC) $4,700

I like the opportunity for Burrow to have a big game against the Browns, and I'll stack him with Boyd here. I also like McLaurin a lot against the Cowboys, and I love Kirk going against the Seahawks.

At running back, it's hard not to love playing Kamara and Hunt in the same lineup, and Bernard makes for a quality flex play against the Browns. I also love having Henry in this lineup against the Jaguars.

The Bills DST should also be amazing against the Jets, and I'm excited about the potential of this team.

FanDuel

QB: Deshaun Watson (vs. GB) $8,000
RB: Alvin Kamara (at GB) $9,300
RB: Kareem Hunt (at CIN) $7,100
WR: Kenny Golladay (at ATL) $7,600
WR: Will Fuller (vs. GB) $6,900
WR: Tyler Boyd (vs. CLE) $6,000
TE: Hunter Henry (vs. JAC) $5,800
FLEX: Giovani Bernard (vs. CLE) $4,800
DEF: Bills (at NYJ) $4,500

I'll stack Watson and Fuller here, and I would love to play Brandin Cooks as well given the upside for this Houston passing attack against Green Bay. I also love getting Kamara and Hunt in another lineup.

I'm going to play Boyd and Henry here like I did in the DraftKings lineup, and I like Bernard as well. Bernard makes for an excellent flex option again at his price, and hopefully he's successful in place of the injured Mixon.

Golladay is my other receiver, and I like the Bills DST against the Jets. This is another lineup I'm excited about in Week 7, and hopefully it does well.