Some Notes:

• Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. will miss the rest of the year with a torn ACL.

• Seahawks RB Chris Carson is week to week with an ankle issue.

• Cardinals RB Kenyan Drake will miss a few weeks with a foot issue.

• 49ers RB Jeff Wilson Jr. will head to injured reserve with an ankle injury.

• 49ers WR Deebo Samuel will miss a week or two with a hamstring issue.

• Eagles WR DeSean Jackson will miss six to eight weeks with a broken ankle.

• Broncos RB Phillip Lindsay and Cowboys QB Andy Dalton are in the concussion protocol.

• Buccaneers WR Chris Godwin will miss at least week 8 with a broken finger.

• Byes of the week: Arizona, Houston, Jacksonville and Washington

• Thursday night game: Atlanta at Carolina

• Monday night game: Tampa Bay at New York Giants

Hot Pickups Of The Week: Chase Edmonds, Carlos Hyde (dealing with an injury), Tevin Coleman (back soon?), Brandon Aiyuk, Sterling Shepard, Jalen Reagor, Rashard Higgins, JaMycal Hasty (like last week), Lamical Perine, Trey Burton, Corey Davis, Logan Thomas, Albert Okwuegbunam, Harrison Bryant

Last Week: Boston Scott, JaMycal Hasty, Justin Jackson, Mike Williams, Tim Patrick, Dallas Goedert, Anthony Firkser … Tua Tagovailoa was named starting quarterback for the Dolphins.

Two Weeks Ago: Andy Dalton, Alexander Mattison, Mike Boone (in deep leagues), Mike Williams, Justin Herbert, Trey Burton, Irv Smith Jr., Chase Claypool, Travis Fulgham, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Will Dissly

You Can Drop: Cam Akers (man that hurts to say), Dalton Schultz

Try To Trade For: Noah Fant, Allen Robinson, Jarvis Landry, Zach Moss

Trade Away: Jared Cook, Hayden Hurst, Cole Beasley, Amari Cooper, Baker Mayfield

Studs Of The Week:

Quarterback: Justin Herbert, Kyler Murray
Running Back: Jeff Wilson Jr., James Robinson
Wide Receiver: Tyler Lockett, Davante Adams, Diontae Johnson
Tight End: Harrison Bryant

Duds Of The Week:

Quarterback: Josh Allen, Patrick Mahomes
Running Back: Josh Jacobs, James White
Wide Receiver: Mike Evans, Mike Williams, Chase Claypool, CeeDee Lamb
Tight End: George Kittle, Travis Kelce

Fantasy Football Top Scorers Through SevenWeeks (based on points per game, Half PPR):

Quarterbacks: Josh Allen, Russell Wilson, Patrick Mahomes, Kyler Murray, Aaron Rodgers, Justin Hebert, Deshaun Watson, Ryan Tannehill, Lamar Jackson, Carson Wentz, Tom Brady, Matt Ryan

Running Backs: Alvin Kamara, Christian McCaffrey (injured), Aaron Jones, Dalvin Cook, Ezekiel Elliott, Raheem Mostert (injured), Chris Carson, Josh Jacobs, Kareem Hunt, Derrick Henry, Miles Sanders (injured), James Robinson, Mike Davis, Todd Gurley, Joe Mixon, Melvin Gordon, Nick Chubb (injured), James Conner, Austin Ekeler (injured), Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Jonathan Taylor, Darrell Henderson, David Montgomery, David Johnson, Myles Gaskin, Antonio Gibson, Ronald Jones, D’Andre Swift, Chase Edmonds

Wide Receivers: Davante Adams, Travis Fulgham, Jamison Crowder, Adam Thielen, DK Metcalf, Calvin Ridley, DeAndre Hopkins, Tyreek Hill, Stefon Diggs, Chase Claypool, A.J. Brown, Robby Anderson, Tyler Lockett, Kenny Golladay, Allen Robinson, CeeDee Lamb, Amari Cooper, Robert Woods, Chris Godwin, Keenan Allen, Will Fuller, Terry McLaurin, Cooper Kupp, DJ Chark, Tyler Boyd, Darius Slayton, Tim Patrick, Mike Evans, Travis Fulgham, Corey Davis, Brandon Aiyuk, Diontae Johnson

Tight Ends: George Kittle, Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews, Jonnu Smith, Robert Tonyan, Noah Fant, Darren Waller, Jimmy Graham, T.J. Hockenson, Trey Burton, Hunter Henry, Dallas Goedert (injured), Jared Cook

Defenses: Ravens, Buccaneers, Colts, Steelers, Dolphins, Patriots, Chiefs, Giants, Cardinals, Rams, Bears, Browns

Sleepers Of The Week:

Quarterback: Teddy Bridgewater
Running Back: Lamical Perine
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Dalton Schultz
Defense: Kansas City

Busts Of The Week:

Quarterback: Tua Tagovailoa
Running Back: Devonta Freeman/Wayne Gallman
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Kenny Golladay
Defense: Chicago

Locks Of The Week:
2020 Record: 17-4

1. Kansas City over New York Jets
2. Green Bay over Minnesota
3. Tampa over New York Giants

Picks With Points
2020 Record: 50-52

NFL Lines For Week Eight
Picks are in bold.

FavoriteLineUnderdogTotal
At Carolina -3 Atlanta 49
Indianapolis -3 At Detroit 50
At Green Bay -6.5 Minnesota 54.5
At Buffalo -3.5 New England 44
Tennessee -5.5 At Cincinnati 54.5
At Cleveland -2.5 Las Vegas 54
At Kansas City -19.5 New York Jets 48
L.A. Rams -3.5 At Miami 49
New Orleans -2.5 At Chicago 47
At Seattle -3 San Francisco 54
At Philadelphia -7.5 Dallas 43.5
L.A. Chargers -3 At Denver 45
At Baltimore -3.5 Pittsburgh 48.5
Tampa Bay -10.5 At New York Giants 47

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