Week 7 Fantasy Picks: Start 'Em, Sit 'Em for Kansas City Chiefs vs Denver Broncos

Larry Rupp
Jerry Jeudy's inability to tack up receiving yards makes him a sit in fantasy football this week.
Jerry Jeudy's inability to tack up receiving yards makes him a sit in fantasy football this week. / Elsa/Getty Images
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The Kansas City Chiefs head to the mile-high city to take on the Denver Broncos in a Week 7 NFL showdown in the AFC West division. This game is chock-full of fantasy football impact players and it could sway a lot of matchups this week.

If you need some help with your lineups, here's some start 'em, sit 'em advice for this Week 7 showdown.

Who Should I Start Fantasy Football

Start Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs: Yes, Tyreek Hill is a must-start every week he plays, but he has suffered a hiccup over the past two games that may cause some fantasy football managers to question starting him with no concerns. Hill has posted just 98 receiving yards on 6 receptions these past two weeks to go along with a rushing touchdown. Don't worry, he is still one of Patrick Mahomes' favorite targets and should get back on track this week against the Broncos. Denver is giving up 239.2 passing yards per game this season (No. 20 in the NFL) and Hill should see a lot of targets working out of the slot receiver position this week.

Start Noah Fant, TE, Denver Broncos: Fant has been dealing with a high-ankle sprain for the past few weeks, but is expected to be back on the field with the Broncos in Week 7. If that is the case, feel comfortable placing Fant right back into your starting lineup as he has been one of the top tight ends in fantasy football when he plays. Fant averages almost 7 targets a game this season and has scored 2 touchdowns in the four games he has played. He has become one of Drew Lock's favorite targets on the offense and should continue to be a top-8 fantasy tight end moving forward.

Sit Le'Veon Bell, RB, Kansas City Chiefs: In a shocking move, Le'Veon Bell was released by the New York Jets and decided to sign with the Chiefs. He will be active for the first time with the team this week and many fantasy football managers are excited to see what he looks like in an Andy Reid offense. However, sitting Bell this week is a smart move as it is yet to be known what role he will play. Current starter Clyde Edwards-Helaire played very well last week and should see the majority of the touches out of the backfield for now.

Sit Jerry Jeudy, WR, Denver Broncos: The rookie first-round pick has had a solid start to his first NFL season, but that doesn't necessarily correlate with his fantasy production. Jeudy has yet to surpass 62 receiving yards in any game this season and has only scored 1 touchdown in what was expected to be a potent Broncos' offense. On the plus side, Jeudy is averaging over 6 targets a game, but he just isn't turning those targets into much. He also now faces a Chiefs' defense that has only given up 208.0 passing yards per game this season (No. 3 in the NFL). Until he can consistently provide more receiving yards or start to find the endzone more often, Jeudy should stay stashed on your bench.


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Larry Rupp is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Larry Rupp also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username phillyfan424. 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 their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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