Monday, October 25, 2010

Pickups for Week 7

Are you in need of some assistance on who to pickup to help bolster your roster? Here are some players who we think can make a positive impact on your fantasy squad, who are still available in most leagues.


Must Haves:

Deon Branch (WR) -  On Sunday Branch looked like the Super Bowl MVP he once was when Brady threw to him a few years back.  No Randy Moss, means Brady will be spreading the ball around to everyone, and Branch in just his first game back with the Pats, recorded 9 catches for 96 yards and a TD, against a tough Ravens defense.  The chemistry between Brady and Branch still exists and thats good new for Branch owners.
5 Catches for 26 Yards.



Solid Pickups
Seattle Seahawks (DEF) - Over the past three weeks the Seawhawks have been the best fantasy defense, recording 14 sacks and 6 turnovers.  Playing at home this week against Arizona, they will be the first road test for rookie QB Max Hall, and should produce good fantasy numbers for your team this week.
10 Points Allowed, 1 INT, 4 Fumble Recoveries, 2 Sacks.

Mike Williams (WR) - With Deon Branch gone, 6-5 Mike Williams has quickly become Matt Hasselbeck's go to guy.  In the win over the Bears on Sunday, Williams had 10 catches for 123 yards.  Should see his value continue to rise as he builds up chemistry with Hasselbeck.
11 Catches, 87 Yards, 1 TD (16 Targets).

Donald Brown (RB) - With Addai nursing a shoulder injury that has made him leave games the past two weeks, Brown might be a guy you want to hold onto once he comes back 100% from his injury.  Yes Indy has a BYE week so Addai gets some extra rest, but if this is something he has to deal with all year, Brown might play an important part to the Colts high powered offense.

Patrick Crayton (WR) - With Malcolm Floyd hurt as well as Gates, Crayton finally gets to see passes his way.  Last week after Floyd went down, Crayton came in and had 6 catches and over 100 receiving yards.  With Rivers throwing him the ball and some main guys hurt, Crayton will continue to produce.
7 Catches for 81 Yards.

Good For A Week
Matt Hasselbeck (QB) - Hasselbeck could be a nice BYE week fill in if you own Peyton Manning, Mark Sanchez or Matt Schaub.  Going up against Arizona defense whose allowed over 250 yards per game through the air and almost 2 TDs.
20 of 38 for 192 Yards with a TD and no INTs.

Players to Watch
Jason Avant (WR) - With Desean Jackson out for possibly the next three games, Jason Avant will see more time on the field, and with the way the Eagles have been throwing the ball this year, he could be a nice fill in for your team.
6 Catches for 60 Yards (8 Targets).


Danny Woodhead (RB) - Woodhead saw his workload increase, as the Pats have a new gameplan moving forward without Randy Moss.  Woodhead could be a great fantasy player for owners in a PPR league.  He racked up 63 yards on his 11 carries, and added 5 catches for 52 yards.
8 Carries for 24 Yards, 3 Catches for 28 Yards.
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