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2020 NFL DFS Week 7 Team Stacks

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For what feels like the first time in a month, there didn’t seem to be many COVID cases causing major impacts to the 2020 NFL DFS Week 7 Team Stacks.

There should be no problem finding desirable matchups this week. Vegas has eight different games with 49 or more expected points!

With the Colts, Ravens, Dolphins, and Vikings on bye and the Bears and Rams playing Monday Night, we are missing a few key playmakers. But we are far from a shortage of talent because of it.

Due to a last-minute flex of the Cardinals and Seahawks game, we have an extra game jammed into the main slate.

But it’s a new week, with new challenges ahead. You can see individual player recommendations by clicking here for Fanduel, or here for DraftKings.

2020 NFL DFS Week 7 Team Stacks

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Game Of The Week: Detroit Lions @ Atlanta Falcons

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The Falcons face the Lions in a matchup that is sure to be lacking in defense. Both offenses have proven effective lately with the Falcons getting healthy(ish) and laying down an offensive beat-down for their first win last week.

Last week we saw the first big game of Deandre Swift’s career in which he finally managed to lead the backfield in touches and production. With Matt Patricia’s job in question, one would assume he’d continue to utilize what is clearly his top weapon in the backfield.

Kenny Golladay has been the picture of consistency since returning scoring between 16.2 and 17.1 in all three games. The Falcons make for as good a matchup as any to break through that glass ceiling, but Golladay has arguably the best floor of anybody in the slate this week.

Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley really don’t need to be mentioned. They’re chalk players in a chalk matchup go ahead and grab them if the budget permits. But it’s worth mentioning that Russell Gage has yet to score fewer than 10 points in any game Julio Jones has played the entirety of. He may not have quite the appeal of his teammates but his floor is great for head-to-head games.

Hayden Hurst and T.J. Hockenson are TD dependent options who seem to flop with a score. But this is likely going to be a high scoring game so either one makes for a solid play.

Teams to Stack

Pittsburgh Steelers @ Tennessee Titans

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Big Ben has quietly put together a very solid season. With the exception of last week against Cleveland where he didn’t have to do anything, he’s averaging over 21 points per game. The Titans are the first real test for this defense and it’s very likely to be a game that requires a lot of passing and points to win.

I have no idea why James Conner didn’t opt-out of the season. But so far excluding his minor injury derailing week one, he’s averaging 17.25 rushing attempts per game. A rare and certainly surprising picture of consistency Conner gets a solid matchup against a team that has surrendered the 11th most fantasy points to the position this year.

Chase Claypool has exploded on the scene as the top option in this offense. But there is reasonable doubt if that will be the case moving forward. Diontae Johnson is healthy for the time being. Although he’s been injured on his first touch in both of the previous games he’s started in. And Juju Smith-Schuster is still waiting patiently for the targets he’s grown accustomed to getting.

So while there may be a case for all three, Claypool is the hot hand and seems the best option until proven otherwise.

Arizona Cardinals vs. Seattle Seahawks

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This game is another one where I’m jamming as many people from both teams into as many lineups as I can.

Kyler Murray took a huge step forward in his second season. He’s proving to be a compact version of Lamar Jackson but dare I say even more athletic. His blinding speed keeps his floor safe and when his deep ball is connecting, he’s got as much upside as anybody.

Hopkins is an elite player always worthy of consideration but against the worst defense in points surrendered to wide receivers he becomes a lock. Christian Kirk has regained his spot as a top deep threat after his brief injury. His floor is low, but in a shootout game like this, he’s worth playing.

Green Bay Packers @ Houston Texans

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Does anything need to be said about this matchup?

Aaron Rodgers hit a snag in his MVP campaign last week when he got thrashed by the Bucs. But it’s the Texans, their defense is a far cry from the Bucs.

This seems like one of those 12-180-2 kind of days for Davante Adams. The Texans just gave up a huge day for AJ Brown, although it may have been lost in the news of Derrick Henry‘s domination.


Speaking of Henry, Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams should face little resistance this week. Jones is currently a late addition to the injury report with some kind of soft tissue injury to his calf. And if he’s ruled Jamaal Williams becomes a must start, with third-string A.J. Dillon becoming worthy of consideration in contests.


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About Bobby Shepherd

Bobby has played fantasy football since he was first tall enough to reach a draft board. He eats sleeps and breathes stats and is always excited to share his findings.

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