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Adam Thielen bottled up for 41 yards in Vikings' Week 7 victory
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen caught five passes for 41 yards as his team beat the Baltimore Ravens 24-16 in Week 7.
Thielen could've had a much bigger fantasy day considering he drew 12 targets in this one. However, he still had to deal with Case Keenum at quarterback. Plus the Ravens played good defense on him. Thielen has a plus matchup in Week 8 against the Cleveland Browns.
Thielen finished Week 7 with 6.6 FanDuel points and 4.05 Receiving Net Expected Points, per numberFire live.
Mohamed Sanu goes 6/65 in Falcons' Week 7 loss
Atlanta Falcons wideout Mohamed Sanu caught six passes for 65 yards as his team lost to the New England Patriots 23-7 in Week 7.
Julio Jones was being double covered most of the night, which led to Sanu seeing 10 targets. The receiver is now averaging 45.6 yards per game and has just 1 touchdown on the season. The Falcons travel to take on the New York Jets in Week 8.
Sanu scored 9.5 FanDuel points in Week 7 and registered 4.06 Receiving Net Expected Points, per numberFire live.
Danny Amendola quiet as Patriots win in Week 7
New England Patriots slot receiver Danny Amendola caught three passes for 17 yards as his team dropped the Atlanta Falcons 23-7 on Sunday Night Football in Week 7.
Week 7 is a reminder of how volatile Amendola's role in the New England offense can be. The Patriots spread the ball around against Atlanta, with five different pass catcher drawing at least four targets. Amendola will remain a PPR flex option in Week 8 against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Amendola scored 3.2 FanDuel points and totaled 0.62 Receiving Net Expected Points, per numberFire live.
Ted Ginn erupts for 141 yards in Saints' Week 7 victory
New Orleans Saints receiver Ted Ginn hauled in seven passes for 141 yards as his team defeated the Green Bay Packers 26-17 in Week 7.
Week 7's performance is the second most receiving yards of Ginn's NFL career. The 32-year-old veteran certainly took advantage of more looks from Willie Snead's surprise inactive. The Saints host the Chicago Bears in Week 8.
Ginn finished Week 7 with 17.6 FanDuel points and 10.94 Receiving Net Expected Points, per numberFire live.
Davante Adams held to 12 yards as Packers fall to Saints in Week 7
Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams caught two passes for 12 yards in his team's 26-17 Week 7 loss to the New Orleans Saints.
Quarterback Brett Hundley was making his first career start in this one, and was able to throw for just 87 yards in the losing effort. The future fantasy outlooks of all Green Bay pass catchers needs to be seriously downgraded until further notice. The team is on a bye in Week 8.
Adams scored 2.2 FanDuel points and registered 0.05 Receiving Net Expected Points, per numberFire live.
Randall Cobb catches two passes in Packers' Week 7 loss
Green Bay Packers slot receiver Randall Cobb was held to two catches for 15 yards as his team fell to the New Orleans Saints 26-17 in Week 7.
All of Green Bay's pass catchers were rendered irrelevant in fantasy scoring due to Brett Hundley's woeful play at quarterback. Cobb now carries both a low ceiling and a low floor heading into the Packers' bye week.
Cobb scored 2.5 FanDuel points and totaled 3.20 Receiving Net Expected Points, per numberFire live.
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