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Fantasy Football rankings 2017: Your “Magnificent 7” for each position in week six

Here are your fantasy football rankings for each position in week six.

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[Welcome Fantasy Football owners to your weekly rankings! We’re here to bring forth the Top-7 players for each position. Think of this as your “Magnificent 7” if you will to get you geared up for the week!]

Here are the projected top performers for week six:


Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
1 Tom Brady Jets Away 23.74
2 Drew Brees Lions Home 23.19
3 Aaron Rodgers Vikings Away 22.95
4 Deshaun Watson Browns Home 21.37
5 Matt Ryan Dolphins Home 19.47
6 Kirk Cousins 49ers Home 18.28
7 Alex Smith Steelers Home 18.19

Matthew Stafford is another good option going up against the Saints that give the tenth-most points to quarterbacks.

Wide Receiver

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
1 Antonio Brown Chiefs Away 13.59
2 De'Andre Hopkins Browns Home 13.38
3 Julio Jones Dolphins Home 12.79
4 Jordy Nelson Vikings Away 11.79
5 Michael Thomas Lions Home 11.51
6 Brandin Cooks Jets Away 11.5
7 Tyreek Hill Steelers Home 10.83

Michael Crabtree is a good plan for this weekend as the Chargers give up the tenth-most points to receivers.

Running Back

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
1 Kareem Hunt Steelers Home 16.15
2 Le'Veon Bell Chiefs Away 15.66
3 Leonard Fournette Rams Home 14.6
4 Devonta Freeman Dolphins Home 14.36
5 Melvin Gordon Raiders Away 14.01
6 Todd Gurley Jaguars Away 13.97
7 Lamar Miller Browns Home 11.82

Samaje Perine is a good streaming option this week as he’s up against the 49ers who give up the fifth-most points to running backs.

Tight End

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
1 Rob Gronkowski Jets Away 12.05
2 Travis Kelce Steelers Home 10.98
3 Delanie Walker Colts Home 8.66
4 Jordan Reed 49ers Home 7.51
5 Austin Sefarian-Jenkins Patriots Home 7.22
6 Kyle Rudolph Packers Home 7.04
7 Hunter Henry Raiders Away 7.02

Coby Fleener is one of Drew Brees’ favorite targets and he’ll get work against the Lions, who are middling at stopping tight ends.


Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
1 Broncos Giants Home 11.13
2 Jaguars Rams Home 9.58
3 Ravens Bears Home 9.41
4 Redskins 49ers Home 9.28
5 Texans Browns Home 8.55
6 Falcons Dolphins Home 7.92
7 Chiefs Steelers Home 7.66

The Titans would be a good streaming option as they are playing the Colts, who give up the most points to defenses.


Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts. (Yahoo)
1 Matt Bryant Dolphins Home 10.34
2 Justin Tucker Bears Home 9.9
3 Stephen Gostkowski Jets Away 9.71
4 Wil Lutz Lions Home 9.7
5 Matt Prater Saints Away 9.39
6 Harrison Butker Steelers Home 9.3
7 Dustin Hopkins 49ers Home 9.26

Brandon McManus against the Giants is a good bet as they give the fifth-most points to kickers.

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