The ugliest bye week of the season yet is upon us, leading us to make some tough choices in our lineup. You might go ahead with those good players in bad matchups out of necessity, such as Alshon Jeffery against the Vikings.
The Giants and Saints rightfully will get a lot of attention this week for their shootout potential, but Amari Cooper and the Raiders should have a good offensive matchup as well for the second week in a row.
Todd Gurley faces the Browns this week in an ideal matchup, but is it enough to overtake Le'Veon Bell as the week's top back? Check out that and all of Jeff Erickson's Week 7 rankings in this week's Value Meter.
Usually the opponent of the Saints merits an automatic downgrade in the defensive rankings. But what do we make out of the Lions this week, given how they shut down the Packers at home earlier, the Saints' road numbers and Jimmy Graham's possible absence?
The wide receivers get really thin really quick this week - with the likes of Megatron, the Denver trio, Fitzgerald and Victor Cruz all on bye. Does Harry Douglas merit a top 10 spot, even with a bad matchup?
A frequent debate when discussing wide receivers is the effect of one top wideout when the team loses another one to injury. This week Jordy Nelson's owners face that dilemma - more targets vs. more attention.