SCOTT SPRATT got into analytics through his baseball work for Sports Info Solutions and writing for ESPN and FanGraphs, but he loves football analytics because of the intricacies of the sport. He is a Sloan Analytics Research Paper Competition and Fantasy Sports Writers Association award winner and was a 2018 finalist for FSWA Football Writer of the Year for his writing for Pro Football Focus. He is an elusive native Charlottean and has the Jimmy Clausen-given scars to prove it.
Week 7 is missing some of the premiere options at running back and wide receiver with Christian McCaffrey, Nick Chubb, Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, and Odell Beckham on bye. That makes defensive matchups key in another week with mild temperatures and no wind or rain forecasted.
The Thursday edition of the Football Outsiders Fantasy Podcast will delve into the best matchups for Week 7 including Jared Goff, Phillip Lindsay, Michael Gallup, and T.Y. Hilton and worst matchups including Deshaun Watson, Latavius Murray, and Tyreek Hill. (Click for audio link.)
Scott Spratt runs through all of last weekend's games to identify the best waiver wire pickups for Week 7, including Michael Gallup, a couple of Chargers, and several players returning soon from injury. (Click for audio link.)
The Thursday edition of the Football Outsiders Fantasy Podcast will delve into the best and worst matchups for Week 6, which include several Cardinals, Aaron Rodgers, Chris Thompson, and Cooper Kupp on the good and several Saints, Jordan Howard, and Julio Jones on the bad side of the draw. (Click for audio link.)
Scott Spratt runs through all of last weekend's games to identify the best waiver wire pickups for Week 6, including DJ Chark and Michael Gallup in shallow formats and Auden Tate, Gardner Minshew, and Jon Hilliman in deep formats. (Click for audio link.)
A pair of backup quarterbacks in Gardner Minshew and Kyle Allen put together the game of the day early on Sunday, and the Ravens and Steelers turned in an uncharacteristic overtime game with major AFC playoff implications.
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