Fantasy Overview: Week 7

Get yourself caught up on what's going on around the league. I share some stat-driven information and explore the fantasy landscape from each position.

We are six games into the season and the Top 10 players at each position are starting to take shape. This week's article takes a look at how the Week 6 rankings (PPR format) compares to preseason rankings as of September 2, 2015. 

Quarterback

  • Four preseason Top 10 quarterbacks are still in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Matt Ryan and Eli Manning)
  • Four preseason Top 10 quarterbacks are outside of the Top 20 after Week 6 (Andrew Luck, Ben Roethlisberger, Peyton Manning and Tony Romo)
  • Three quarterbacks outside the Top 20 in preseason are in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Andy Dalton, Blake Bortles and Carson Palmer). A fourth (Tyrod Taylor) is just outside the Top 10 at 11. 
 

Running Back

  • Four preseason Top 10 running backs are still in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Matt Forte, Jamaal Charles - not for long, Justin Forsett and LeVeon Bell)
  • Three preseason Top 10 running backs are outside of the Top 40 after Week 6 (C.J. Anderson, Eddie Lacy and Marshawn Lynch)
  • Five running backs outside the Top 20 in preseason are in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Devonta Freeman, Dion Lewis, Danny Woodhead, Doug Martin, Giovani Bernard)

Wide Receiver

  • Two preseason Top 10 wide receivers are still in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Julio Jones and Odell Beckham)
  • Only two preseason Top 10 wide receivers are outside of the Top 20 after Week 6 (T.Y. Hilton and Randall Cobb)
  • Three wide receivers outside the Top 25 in preseason are in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Larry Fitzgerald, Travis Benjamin and Allen Robinson)

Tight End

  • Six preseason Top 10 tight ends are still in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Rob Gronkowski, Travis Kelce, Greg Olsen, Jimmy Graham and Martellus Bennett)
  • Three preseason Top 10 tight ends are outside of the Top 20 after Week 6 (Zach Ertz, Jordan Cameron and Kyle Rudolph)
  • Two tight ends outside the Top 25 in preseason are in the Top 10 after Week 6 (Gary Barnidge - unranked and Ladarius Green)
 

 

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