Some Notes:

• Browns RB Kareem Hunt was placed on injured reserve with a calf injury.

• Colts WR Parris Campbell has a significant foot injury.

• Seahawks RB Alex Collins is dealing with multiple injuries.

• 49ers QB Trey Lance is dealing with a knee issue.

• Washington RB Antonio Gibson had an MRI on his lower leg and is day to day.

• Titans WR Julio Jones has a hamstring issue again.

• Bills TE Dawson Knox hurt his hand and didn’t return to his team’s game Monday night.

• Cowboys QB Dak Prescott has a calf issue and is week to week.

• Browns QB Baker Mayfield dislocated his non-throwing shoulder but hopes to play Thursday night against the Broncos.

• Ravens RB Latavius Murray has an ankle issue.

• Giants WR Kadarius Toney has a sprained ankle that could keep him out Week 7.

• Byes: Buffalo, Dallas, Jacksonville, Los Angeles Chargers, Minnesota and Pittsburgh

• Thursday night game: Denver at Cleveland

• Monday night game: New Orleans at Seattle

Hot Pickups Of The Week: D’Ernest Johnson, Jimmy Garoppolo, Rhamondre Stevenson, Rashaad Penny, Rashod Bateman, T.Y. Hilton, Michael Gallup, Ricky Seals-Jones, Dan Arnold, Pat Freiermuth, O.J. Howard, Ross Dwelley

Last Week: David Njoku, Darrel Williams, Devontae Booker, Kadarius Toney, Marquez Callaway, Myles Gaskin, Jerick McKinnon, Geno Smith, Alex Collins, Amon-Ra St. Brown, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tua Tagovailoa

You Can Drop: Baker Mayfield, Anthony Firkser, Cameron Brate, Josh Reynolds

Trade Away (Sell High): Josh Jacobs, Melvin Gordon

Trade For (Buy Low): Zach Ertz, Dallas Goedert, Matt Ryan, DK Metcalf

Studs Of The Week:

QB: Josh Allen, Kirk Cousins
RB: Derrick Henry
WR: CeeDee Lamb, Cooper Kupp, Adam Thielen
TE: Noah Fant

Duds Of The Week:

QB: Daniel Jones
RB: Jamaal Williams, Myles Gaskin, Antonio Gibson
WR: Tyler Boyd, Chase Claypool
TE: David Njoku

Half-PPR Leaders After Six Weeks (Points Per Game):

Quarterbacks: Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen, Tom Brady, Kyler Murray, Jalen Hurts, Lamar Jackson, Justin Herbert, Matthew Stafford, Dak Prescott, Kirk Cousins, Sam Darnold, Joe Burrow

Running Backs: Derrick Henry, Austin Ekeler, Ezekiel Elliott, Jonathan Taylor, Najee Harris, Aaron Jones, James Robinson, Kareem Hunt, D’Andre Swift, Cordarrelle Patterson, Joe Mixon, Darrell Henderson, Leonard Fournette, Nick Chubb, Alvin Kamara, Antonio Gibson, Melvin Gordon, James Conner, Tony Pollard, Dalvin Cook, David Montgomery, Josh Jacobs, Zack Moss (Christian McCaffery would be eighth and Saquon Barkley would be 21st)

Wide Receivers: Cooper Kupp, Tyreek Hill, Deebo Samuel, Mike Williams, Davante Adams, Ja’Marr Chase, Antonio Brown, Marquise Brown, CeeDee Lamb, Justin Jefferson, Diontae Johnson, DK Metcalf, DJ Moore, Adam Thielen, DeAndre Hopkins, Mike Evans, Emmanuel Sanders, Terry McLaurin, Sefon Diggs, Amari Cooper, Courtland Sutton, Bradin Cooks, Chris Godwin, Tyler Lockett, Sterling Shepard, Robert Woods, Corey Davis, Christian Kirk, Calvin Ridley, Keenan Allen

Tight Ends: Rob Gronkowski, Travis Kelce, Mark Andrews, Dawson Knox, Dalton Schultz, Darren Waller, T.J. Hockenson, Noah Fant, Kyle Pitts, Mike Gesicki, Logan Thomas, Hunter Henry, George Kittle, Dallas Goedert

Kickers: Tyler Bass, Justin Tucker, Matt Prater, Greg Joseph, Greg Zuerlein, Nick Folk, Matt Gay, Daniel Carlson, Mason Crosby, Chris Boswell, Dustin Hopkins

Defenses: Bills, Cardinals, Cowboys, Saints, Colts, Bears, Vikings, Broncos, Panthers, Buccaneers

Sleepers Of The Week:

Quarterback: Matt Ryan
Running Back: Mark Ingram
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Ross Dwelley
Defense: New England

Busts Of The Week:

Quarterback: Carson Wentz
Running Back: Any Seattle running back, Joe Mixon
Wide Receiver/Tight End: Ja’Marr Chase
Defense: Washington

NFL Picks for Week 7

Five Games I Like Against the Spread (Season Record: 13-15)

Saints -5 over Seahawks
Ravens -6.5 over Bengals
Patriots -9 over Jets
Broncos +3.5 over Browns
Packers -9.5 over Washington

Four Over-Under Totals I Like (Season Record: 12-13)

Colts-49ers UNDER 45.0
Bears-Buccaneers UNDER 47.0
Jets-Patriots UNDER 42.5
Falcons-Dolphins OVER 47.5

Three Straight-Up Locks of the Week (Season Record: 14-3)

Los Angeles Rams
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
New Orleans Saints

Two UNDERDOG Player Props (Season Record: 6-6)

Lamar Jackson over 307.5 total yards
Cooper Kupp over 87.5 receiving yards

One Bold Pick Of The Week

Week 1: Tua Tagovailoa throws three touchdown passes (miss)
Week 2: Najee Harris scores two touchdowns (miss)
Week 3: Mark Andrews scores two touchdowns (miss)
Week 4: Patrick Mahomes throws five touchdowns passes (got one)
Week 5: Ezekiel Elliott scores two rushing touchdowns (miss)
Week 6: Melvin Gordon and Javonte Williams both score touchdowns (miss)
Week 7: Rashod Bateman catches a touchdown pass

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