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Fantasy Football rankings 2017: Your “Magnificent 7” for each position in week 9

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

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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 9:

Quarterback

Rank Player Opp. Home/ Away Proj. Pts (Yahoo)
1 Deshaun Watson Colts Home 22.93
2 Drew Brees Buccaneers Home 21.6
3 Russell Wilson Redskins Home 20.15
4 Carson Wentz Broncos Home 19.91
5 Cam Newton Falcons Home 19.48
6 Dak Prescott Chiefs Home 18.46
7 Derek Carr Dolphins Away 17.86

C.J. Beathard is up against a struggling defense that gives up the fourth-most points to quarterbacks.

Wide Receiver

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts (Yahoo)
1 De'Andre Hopkins Colts Home 15.45
2 Julio Jones Panthers Away 13.28
3 Mike Evans Saints Away 11.87
4 A.J. Green Jaguars Away 10.5
5 Michael Thomas Buccaneers Home 10.46
6 Amari Cooper Dolphins Away 10.41
7 Dez Bryant Chiefs Home 10.32

Ted Ginn Jr. has been playing pretty well and is up against the Buccaneers, who give up the second-most points to receivers.

Running Back

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts (Yahoo)
1 Kareem Hunt Cowboys Away 15.71
2 Todd Gurley Giants Away 14.97
3 Leonard Fournette Bengals Home 14.56
4 LeSean McCoy Jets Away 13.46
5 Devonta Freeman Panthers Away 12.51
6 Mark Ingram Buccaneers Home 11
7 Lamar Miller Colts Home 10.68

Theo Riddick is a good pickup for this week as he gets a Packers defense who gives up the fifth-most points to running backs.

Tight End

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts (Yahoo)
1 Zach Ertz Broncos Home 9.9
2 Travis Kelce Cowboys Away 9.85
3 Jimmy Graham Redskins Home 9.26
4 Evan Engram Rams Home 8.21
5 Jack Doyle Texans Away 8.03
6 Delanie Walker Ravens Home 6.89
7 Cameron Brate Saints Away 6.69

Julius Thomas is a solid stream this week against the Raiders who are giving up the tenth-most points to tight ends.

Defense

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts (Yahoo)
1 Jaguars Bengals Home 9.42
2 Eagles Broncos Home 9.22
3 Texans Colts Home 9.19
4 Cardinals 49ers Away 8.68
5 Seahawks Redskins Home 8.59
6 Bills Jets Away 8.45
7 Packers Lions Home 7.71

The Falcons are a good streaming defense this week as the Panthers give up the eighth-most points to defenses.

Kicker

Rank Player Opp. Home/Away Proj. Pts (Yahoo)
1 Justin Tucker Titans Away 10.64
2 Harrison Butker Cowboys Away 10.03
3 Ka'imi Fairbairn Colts Home 9.84
4 Wil Lutz Buccaneers Home 9.61
5 Greg Zuerlein Giants Away 9.42
6 Ryan Succop Ravens Home 9.26
7 Matt Prater Packers Away 9.1

Josh Lambo is a solid option this week as the Bengals give up the seventh-most points to kickers this week.