Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 7

NFL Philadelphia Eagles running back Boston Scott shaking hands with Washington Football Team Danny Johnson
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Great Scott! With four teams on bye this weekend, the waiver wire is the quickest way to improve your fantasy football team. Here are the Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 7 of the 2020 NFL Season.

Teams on a Bye Week 7: Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Miami Dolphins, and Minnesota Vikings.

Players are ranked in the priority they should be pick up off the waiver wire.

NFL Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz
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  • Ryan Tannehill TEN
  • Justin Herbert LAC
  • Carson Wentz PHI
  • Matt Ryan ATL
  • Derek Carr LV
  • Matthew Stafford DET (He plays ATL this week)
  • Tua Tagovailoa MIA (Reported he will start Week 8)
  • Kyle Allen WAS (He plays DAL this week)
NFL Arizona Cardinals running back Kenyan Drake
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Running Back

  • Kenyan Drake ARI
  • D’Andre Swift DET
  • Phillip Lindsay DEN
  • Justin Jackson LAC
  • J.K. Dobbins BAL
  • Jerick McKinnon SF
  • Boston Scott PHI
  • Tevin Coleman SF
  • Giovani Bernard CIN
  • D’Ernest Johnson CLE
  • Gus Edwards BAL
  • JaMycal Hasty SF
  • J.D. McKissic WAS
  • Jeff Wilson SF
  • Brian Hill ATL (He is Todd Gurley’s backup)
  • Lamical Perine NYJ
  • Jeremy McNichols TEN (He is Derrick Henry’s new backup)
  • Corey Clement PHI
NFL Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk getting tackled by a Washington Football Team defensive player
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Wide Receiver

  • Chase Claypool PIT
  • Mike Williams LAC
  • Deebo Samuel SF
  • Tee Higgins CIN
  • Travis Fulgham PHI
  • Tim Patrick DEN
  • Keelan Cole JAX
  • Preston Williams MIA
  • Henry Ruggs LV
  • Christian Kirk ARI
  • Marvin Jones Jr. DET (He plays ATL this week)
  • A.J. Green CIN
  • Alshon Jeffery PHI
  • James Washington PIT
  • Breshad Perriman NYJ
NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski spiking the football with a group of guys on the football field
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Tight End

  • Dallas Goedert PHI (Not sure he will play Week 7)
  • T.J. Hockenson DET
  • Hayden Hurst ATL
  • Anthony Firkser TEN
  • Darren Fells HOU
  • Rob Gronkowski TB
  • Logan Thomas WAS
  • Trey Burton IND
  • Irv Smith Jr. MIN
  • Adam Shaheen MIA
  • Richard Rodgers PHI
NFL Cleveland Browns defense
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Defenses to Stream Week 7

  • Buffalo Bills @ NYJ
  • Kansas City Chiefs @ DEN (They play NYJ Week 8)
  • Philadelphia Eagles vs NYG
  • Los Angeles Rams vs CHI
  • Cleveland Browns @ CIN
  • New York Giants @ PHI
  • Cincinnati Bengals vs Browns
  • Dallas Cowboys @ WAS
NFL New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley running with a football for a touchdown against the Washington Football Team
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Players You Can Drop


  • Dak Prescott DAL – Season Ending Ankle Injury
  • Dwayne Haskins WAS
  • Gardner Minshew JAX
  • Mitch Trubisky CHI
  • Philip Rivers IND
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick MIA
  • Tyrod Taylor LAR – Chest Injury

Running Backs

  • AJ Dillion GB
  • Carlos Hyde SEA – Shoulder Injury
  • Chris Thompson JAX
  • Devine Ozigbo JAX
  • Frank Gore NYJ
  • Jordan Howard MIA
  • Kerryon Johnson DET
  • LeSean McCoy TB – Ankle Sprain
  • Malcolm Brown LAR
  • Marlon Mack IND – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • Matt Breida MIA
  • Ryquell Armstead JAX – COVID List
  • Saquon Barkley NYG – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Sony Michel NE – Quad Injury Put on IR
  • Tarik Cohen CHI – Season Ending ACL Tear

Wide Receivers

  • Andy Isabella ARI
  • Breshad Perriman NYJ – High Ankle Sprain
  • Bryan Edwards LV – High Ankle Sprain
  • Courtland Sutton DEN – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Dede Westbrook JAX
  • Denzel Mims NYJ – 2nd Hamstring Strain Put on IR
  • DeSean Jackson PHI – Hamstring Injury
  • Jalen Reagor PHI – Thumb Injury Put on IR
  • John Ross CIN
  • K.J. Hamler DEN
  • Larry Fitzgerald ARI
  • Michael Pittman Jr. IND – Compartment Leg Syndrome
  • Parris Campbell IND – PCL/MCL Sprain
  • Randall Cobb HOU
  • Sammy Watkins KC – Hamstring Injury
  • Sterling Shepard NYG – Turf Toe Put on IR
  • T.Y. Hilton IND
  • Tyrell Williams LV – Shoulder Labrum Tear

Tight Ends

  • Blake Jarwin DAL – Season Ending Torn ACL
  • C.J. Uzomah CIN – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • Dallas Goedert PHI – Small Ankle Fracture
  • David Njoku CLE – MCL Strain Put on IR
  • Irv Smith MIN
  • Jordan Reed SF – MCL Sprain Put on IR
  • Logan Thomas WAS
  • Mo Allie-Cox IND
  • OJ Howard TB – Season Ending Achilles Tear

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