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Players to Drop for Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups in Fantasy Football

Jason Schandl
Players to drop for Week 7 waiver wire pickups in fantasy football, including Robert Tonyan.
Players to drop for Week 7 waiver wire pickups in fantasy football, including Robert Tonyan. / Thearon W. Henderson/GettyImages

Six weeks of the 2021 campaign are already in the books. The fantasy football playoff picture is starting to shape up, and bye weeks are here. You can't afford to waste any roster space.

Every waiver wire pickup is crucial at this stage, and knowing how to make roster space for those adds is key.

Week 7 Waiver Wire

You don't want to cut ties with high-upside players, but you also don't want duds hanging around taking up valuable bench space.

Fantasy Football Players to Drop

With that in mind, here are three players, all rostered in at least 50 percent of Yahoo! fantasy football leagues, that you can drop to make space for Week 7 wavier wire pickups.

1. Devin Singletary, Buffalo Bills

Devin Singletary has clearly fallen out of favor in Buffalo. The team was never going to feature its RBs much, but Singletary hasn't played even 50% of their offensive snaps in any game since Week 2, while Zack Moss has topped 50% in each of those games. Singletary is averaging 6.5 fantasy points per game during that stretch, and at this point he's little more than an unexciting handcuff.

2. Nyheim Hines, Indianapolis Colts

The cover athlete for last week's Players to Drop, Nyheim Hines played a season-low 11 snaps, scoring 3.2 PPR fantasy points. The Colts won't always get such a run-heavy gameflow, but that highlights how precarious Hines' value can be. He only contributes as a receiver, and that's an area in which Jonathan Taylor has been growing and expanding his role, with 9 targets to Hines' 5 over the last three weeks.

3. Robert Tonyan, Green Bay Packers

Robert Tonyan's 11 touchdowns bolstered his fantasy value in 2020, because his average of 3.7 targets per game would not generally be enough to make him worth rostering. We're seeing that unsustainable TD production regress in 2021, and his 3.3 targets per game have led to him scoring just 26.2 PPR fantasy points across his six games. Even with the tight end position being thin in fantasy football, that lack of workload and production mean he has no business being on any rosters.

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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in his articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.