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Fantasy football start/sit, Week 7: What to do with Marshawn Lynch for TNF
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Lynch has been a fantasy bust so far, but owners may want to have Beastmode in their lineups Thursday night. Marshawn Lynch had his second-best rushing game of the season Sunday in the Oakland Raiders’ loss to the Los Angles Chargers.

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5 reasons you should watch the Chiefs vs. Raiders on ‘Thursday Night Football’
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Finally, it’s Thursday. This week on Thursday Night Football, we’ve got the 5-1 Chiefs visiting the 2-4 Raiders — a record we didn’t quite envision through six weeks for the silver and black. The Raiders have a prime opportunity to gain some ground in the division at home with a win against the Chiefs, but […]

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Fantasy Football start/sit, Week 7: What to do with Alex Smith for ‘TNF’
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Smith looks to bounce back on the road against Oakland Thursday night. Thursday night, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith will be looking to bounce back after a bad showing in Week 6. The Steelers have traditionally owned this head-to-head matchup, winning four of the last five meetings since Smith joined the Chiefs in 2013.

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Fantasy football Week 7: Start or Sit Tyreek Hill for ‘TNF’?
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The Kansas City Chiefs will be happy to have Tyreek Hill for Thursday night’s matchup with division rival the Oakland Raiders. Hill left Sunday’s loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers late in the fourth quarter to be evaluated for a concussion after taking a big hit on the sideline during a punt return. Hill was cleared […]

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Watch 'Fantasy Football Live' for last-minute Week 7 advice on Sunday
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The “Fantasy Football Live” crew is here to get you ready for Week 7 of the season. Will Matt Ryan and Julio Jones right the ship when the Atlanta Falcons meet the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl Rematch rematch? What can you expect from Brett Hundley

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Alex Smith, Chiefs Offense Looks To Take Advantage of Raiders on Thursday Night Football
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Did Pittsburgh lay the blueprint for stopping Kansas City’s offense? The Steelers played straight zone coverages (often Cover 2) where defenders could keep eyes on Alex Smith and the Chiefs’ deceptive misdirection tactics, and Kansas City didn’t create voids in those zones until late in the game. It will be shocking if the Raiders don’t […]

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Fantasy football, Week 7: Who to start and sit across the NFL
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Check out our weekly starts/sits advice for help setting your fantasy lineups in Week 7. With Week 7 arriving, it’s time for our weekly start/sit advice for the toughest calls facing your fantasy football lineups. This week we only have a couple teams on bye.

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Fantasy Football Week 7 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em: Matt Ryan ready to make up for lost time in shootout with Tom Brady, Patriots
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Matt Ryan has been one of the biggest busts around so far this season, but his matchup with the Patriots in Week 7 gives him a great bounce-back opportunity. See why he’s Jamey Eisenberg’s Start of the Week.

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Fantasy football rankings 2017: Tight ends for NFL Week 7
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Such is the case of Evan Engram, who is having a solid fantasy season and, with few other healthy options in New York, he could keep it up. Engram hauled in five receptions for 82 yards and a touchdown in the Giant’s upset win over the Broncos and this Sunday he faces the Seattle Seahawks, […]

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Fantasy football rankings, 2017: Running backs for PPR leagues, Week 7
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Here are our fantasy football running back rankings for PPR leagues entering Week 7. The Atlanta Falcons have been waiting eight months for this moment. For eight months, the Falcons have lived with the torment of their epic Super Bowl collapse against the Patriots.

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Fantasy football waiver wire: Best running backs available in Week 7
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With the fantasy football season approaching the halfway mark, the major injuries just keep piling up, which makes the waiver wire an important factor in the middle of the bye weeks. The most notable name to watch is Leonard Fournette, who twisted his ankle in the loss to the Los Angles Rams. The Jacksonville Jaguars […]

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Monday Night Football ratings down last night, season still up over 2016
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AFC South games routinely generate the NFL’s lowest television ratings, and last night was no exception. The Titans’ win over the Colts drew a 6.1 overnight rating for ESPN on Monday night, which according to Austin Karp of SportsBusiness Daily is the third-lowest overnight ESPN has had for a Monday night game since it acquired […]

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