Answer Fantasy Start/Sit Questions With Latest Week 7 Rankings & Tiers

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To help answer your start/sit questions for Week 7, I’ve outlined the latest version of my fantasy football rankings into tiers so you can better visualize the drop-off in expected production at each position.

Note that these are as of Saturday evening and final inactives could still impact certain players, so be sure to check my updated rankings before making your final decisions.

Note: Players who played on Thursday are denoted with an asterisk.

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Week 7 Fantasy Tiers

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QUARTERBACKS

Tier 1

Russell Wilson (@ ARI)
Kyler Murray (vs. SEA)
Josh Allen (@ NYJ)

Tier 2

Deshaun Watson (vs. GB)

Tier 3

Patrick Mahomes (@ DEN)
Aaron Rodgers (@ HOU)

Tier 4

Matt Ryan (vs. DET)
Cam Newton (vs. SF)
Justin Herbert (vs. JAX)
Matthew Stafford (@ ATL)

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Tier 5

Tom Brady (@ LV)
Ryan Tannehill (vs. PIT)

Tier 6

Joe Burrow (vs. CLE)
Carson Wentz (vs. NYG)*
Ben Roethlisberger (@ TEN)
Gardner Minshew (@ LAC)
Drew Brees (vs. CAR)
Teddy Bridgewater (@ NO)
Derek Carr (vs. TB)
Jared Goff (vs. CHI)

Tier 7

Andy Dalton (@ WAS)
Kyle Allen (vs. DAL)
Daniel Jones (@ PHI)*
Baker Mayfield (@ CIN)

Tier 8

Jimmy Garoppolo (@ NE)
Nick Foles (@ LAR)

Tier 9

Sam Darnold (vs. BUF)
Drew Lock (vs. KC)


RUNNING BACKS

Tier 1

Alvin Kamara (vs. CAR)

Tier 2

Kareem Hunt (@ CIN)
Ezekiel Elliott (@ WAS)
Derrick Henry (vs. PIT)

Tier 3

Mike Davis (@ NO)

Tier 4

Josh Jacobs (vs. TB)
Todd Gurley (vs. DET)
James Robinson (@ LAC)
Chris Carson (@ ARI)
James Conner (@ TEN)
Clyde Edwards-Helaire (@ DEN)
David Johnson (vs. GB)
Ronald Jones II (@ LV)
Jamaal Williams (@ HOU)
Giovani Bernard (vs. CLE)
David Montgomery (@ LAR)

Tier 5

Kenyan Drake (vs. SEA)
Antonio Gibson (vs. DAL)
Boston Scott (vs. NYG)*
Justin Jackson (vs. JAX)
Devin Singletary (@ NYJ)
Devonta Freeman (@ PHI)*
Jerick McKinnon (@ NE)

Tier 6

D’Andre Swift (@ ATL)
Joshua Kelley (vs. JAX)
Darrell Henderson (vs. CHI)

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David Rosenblum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. Pictured: Lions RB D’Andre Swift.

Tier 7

James White (vs. SF)
Melvin Gordon (vs. KC)
Latavius Murray (vs. CAR)
Adrian Peterson (@ ATL)
A.J. Dillon (@ HOU)

Tier 8

J.D. McKissic (vs. DAL)
Frank Gore (vs. BUF)
Chase Edmonds (vs. SEA)

Tier 9

Malcolm Brown (vs. CHI)
JaMycal Hasty (@ NE)
Damien Harris (vs. SF)
Phillip Lindsay (vs. KC)
Leonard Fournette (@ LV)
La’Mical Perine (vs. BUF)
Zack Moss (@ NYJ)
Rex Burkhead (vs. SF)
Brian Hill (vs. DET)
Corey Clement (vs. NYG)*

Tier 10

Duke Johnson Jr. (vs. GB)
Le’Veon Bell (@ DEN)
Tony Pollard (@ WAS)
D’Ernest Johnson (@ CIN)
Carlos Hyde (@ ARI)


WIDE RECEIVERS

Tier 1

Davante Adams (@ HOU)
DeAndre Hopkins (vs. SEA)

Tier 2

Julio Jones (vs. DET)
Calvin Ridley (vs. DET)
Stefon Diggs (@ NYJ)
Kenny Golladay (@ ATL)
D.K. Metcalf (@ ARI)
Terry McLaurin (vs. DAL)

Tier 3

Tyler Lockett (@ ARI)
Keenan Allen (vs. JAX)
Tyreek Hill (@ DEN)
Will Fuller V (vs. GB)
Allen Robinson (@ LAR)
Robby Anderson (@ NO)

Tier 4

Chris Godwin (@ LV)
Cooper Kupp (vs. CHI)
A.J. Brown (vs. PIT)
Chase Claypool (@ TEN)
Odell Beckham Jr. (@ CIN)
Amari Cooper (@ WAS)
Mike Evans (@ LV)
Robert Woods (vs. CHI)
Tyler Boyd (vs. CLE)
D.J. Moore (@ NO)

Tier 5

Travis Fulgham (vs. NYG)*
Brandin Cooks (vs. GB)
Tee Higgins (vs. CLE)
CeeDee Lamb (@ WAS)
D.J. Chark (@ LAC)

Tier 6

Juju Smith-Schuster (@ TEN)
Darius Slayton (@ PHI)*
Deebo Samuel (@ NE)
Laviska Shenault (@ LAC)
Tre’Quan Smith (vs. CAR)
Mike Williams (vs. JAX)
Julian Edelman (vs. SF)
Cole Beasley (@ NYJ)
Marquez Valdes-Scantling (@ HOU)
Jarvis Landry (@ CIN)
A.J. Green (vs. CLE)

Tier 7

Christian Kirk (vs. SEA)
Gabriel Davis (@ NYJ)
Breshad Perriman (vs. BUF)
Diontae Johnson (@ TEN)
Keelan Cole (@ LAC)
Jerry Jeudy (vs. KC)
Marvin Jones (@ ATL)
Henry Ruggs (vs. TB)
Brandon Aiyuk (@ NE)

Tier 8

Damiere Byrd (vs. SF)
Tim Patrick (vs. KC)
Corey Davis (vs. PIT)
Randall Cobb (vs. GB)
N’Keal Harry (vs. SF)
Russell Gage (vs. DET)
Desean Jackson (vs. NYG)*
Dontrelle Inman (vs. DAL)
Greg Ward Jr. (vs. NYG)*

Tier 9

Michael Gallup (@ WAS)
Hunter Renfrow (vs. TB)
James Washington (@ TEN)
Golden Tate (@ PHI)*
Adam Humphries (vs. PIT)
Curtis Samuel (@ NO)
Jeff Smith (vs. BUF)
Denzel Mims (vs. BUF)
Demarcus Robinson (@ DEN)
Josh Reynolds (vs. CHI)
Larry Fitzgerald (vs. SEA)
Deonte Harris (vs. CAR)


TIGHT ENDS

Tier 1

George Kittle (@ NE)
Travis Kelce (@ DEN)

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David Eulitt/Getty Images. Pictured: Travis Kelce

Tier 2

Darren Waller (vs. TB)

Tier 3

Hunter Henry (vs. JAX)

Tier 4

T.J. Hockenson (@ ATL)
Jared Cook (vs. CAR)
Jonnu Smith (vs. PIT)
Hayden Hurst (vs. DET)
Rob Gronkowski (@ LV)
Robert Tonyan Jr. (@ HOU)
Darren Fells (vs. GB)

Tier 5

Evan Engram (@ PHI)*
Noah Fant (vs. KC)
Jimmy Graham (@ LAR)
Dalton Schultz (@ WAS)
Eric Ebron (@ TEN)
David Njoku (@ CIN)
Logan Thomas (vs. DAL)
Tyler Higbee (vs. CHI)
Greg Olsen (@ ARI)
Richard Rodgers (vs. NYG)*

Tier 6

James O’Shaughnessy (@ LAC)
Tyler Kroft (@ NYJ)
Anthony Firkser (vs. PIT)
Gerald Everett (vs. CHI)
Drew Sample (vs. CLE)
Harrison Bryant (@ CIN)

Tier 7

Ian Thomas (@ NO)
Cameron Brate (@ LV)
Chris Herndon (vs. BUF)

KICKERS

Tier 1

Mason Crosby (@ HOU)
Jason Myers (@ ARI)

Tier 2

Michael Badgley (vs. JAX)
Wil Lutz (vs. CAR)
Younghoe Koo (vs. DET)
Matt Prater (@ ATL)
Ryan Succop (@ LV)
Ka’imi Fairbairn (vs. GB)
Tyler Bass (@ NYJ)

Tier 3

Cody Parkey (@ CIN)
Stephen Gostkowski (vs. PIT)
Zane Gonzalez (vs. SEA)
Chris Boswell (@ TEN)
Harrison Butker (@ DEN)
Jake Elliott (vs. NYG)*
Sam Sloman (vs. CHI)
Nick Folk (vs. SF)

Tier 4

Randy Bullock (vs. CLE)
Dustin Hopkins (vs. DAL)
Daniel Carlson (vs. TB)
Greg Zuerlein (@ WAS)
Joey Slye (@ NO)
Robbie Gould (@ NE)
Josh Lambo (@ LAC)

Tier 5

Cairo Santos (@ LAR)
Graham Gano (@ PHI)*
Sam Ficken (vs. BUF)
Brandon McManus (vs. KC)


DEFENSES

Tier 1

Buffalo Bills (@ NYJ)

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Justin K. Aller/Getty Images. Pictured: Tre’Davious White.

Tier 2

Kansas City Chiefs (@ DEN)
Philadelphia Eagles (vs. NYG)*

Tier 3

Los Angeles Rams (vs. CHI)
New England Patriots (vs. SF)
Cleveland Browns (@ CIN)
New Orleans Saints (vs. CAR)
Washington Football Team (vs. DAL)
Dallas Cowboys (@ WAS)

Tier 4

Los Angeles Chargers (vs. JAX)
New York Giants (@ PHI)*
San Francisco 49ers (@ NE)

Tier 5

Green Bay Packers (@ HOU)
Seattle Seahawks (@ ARI)
Tampa Bay Buccaneers (@ LV)

Tier 6

Atlanta Falcons (vs. DET)
Cincinnati Bengals (vs. CLE)
Tennessee Titans (vs. PIT)
Pittsburgh Steelers (@ TEN)

Tier 7

Chicago Bears (@ LAR)
Detroit Lions (@ ATL)
New York Jets (vs. BUF)
Jacksonville Jaguars (@ LAC)

Tier 8

Las Vegas Raiders (vs. TB)
Denver Broncos (vs. KC)
Arizona Cardinals (vs. SEA)
Carolina Panthers (@ NO)
Houston Texans (vs. GB)