NFL Waiver Wire: Week 7 Deep Dive

NFL Waiver Wire: Week 7 Deep Dive

This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.

Quarterback

Carson Wentz at 49ers (20 percent ESPN)

Wentz has posted at least 17 fantasy points (depending on exact scoring format) in every game. He's a great bye week fill-in and seems to have regained at least some of his past form.

Jimmy Garoppolo vs. Colts (four percent ESPN, 37 percent FFPC)

Garoppolo appears likely to be the 49ers starter in Week 7. The Colts aren't the easiest matchup, but are among a second-tier of pass-friendly defenses that fantasy managers shouldn't be afraid to stream against.

Sam Darnold at Giants (44 percent ESPN)

Darnold has looked more of late like he did with the by turning the ball over seven times in his last three games. The Giants are among the most generous teams to opposing quarterbacks, so this should be a spot for Darnold to bounce back.

Daniel Jones vs. Panthers (35 percent ESPN)

Jones suffered from a miserable outing in Week 6 after returning from a concussion. His appeal comes primarily from his rushing ability, though he may be hesitant to take off due to the recent injury. However, in a week with so many other players on bye, Jones offers some upside for those desperate to fill the position.

Jameis Winston at Seahawks (24 percent ESPN)

Game script isn't likely to be on Winston's side, so his volume could be limited. However, he's provided at least a floor of production in four of his five appearances this season and is a safer alternative to Jones for QB-needy

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Dan started covering fantasy sports in 2015, joining Rotowire in 2018. In addition to Rotowire, Dan has written for Baseball HQ and Rotoballer.
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