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NFL Week 7 Positional Fantasy Football Rankings

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott (4) passes the ball against New Orleans Saints during the first half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

  • Start Dak Prescott: The Dallas Cowboys quarterback is expected to return and has a great matchup to take advantage of. The number of good quarterbacks on byes also moves him up.
  • Start rookie RBs: Three rookie running backs have become must-start players regardless of who is in and out with a bye week.
  • Nathan Jahnke’s fantasy rankings have been the most accurate in season rankings over the last four seasons combined, per FantasyPros‘ rankings accuracy competition.
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These are my fantasy football rankings for Week 7 of the 2022 NFL season for PPR leagues, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions. Rankings in other formats can be found here.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings were fifth-most accurate in 2021, second-most in 2020 and third-most in 2019. I was the only analyst to rank top-five all three seasons, making these the most consistently-accurate rankings of the last three seasons.

Last Updated: 12:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21

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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Lamar Jackson BLT CLV
2 Patrick Mahomes KC @SF BM
3 Justin Herbert LAC SEA GM
4 Joe Burrow CIN ATL
5 Kyler Murray ARZ NO BM
6 Dak Prescott DAL DET GM
7 Tom Brady TB @CAR
8 Geno Smith SEA @LAC
9 Derek Carr LV HST
10 Tua Tagovailoa MIA PIT
11 Aaron Rodgers GB @WAS
12 Trevor Lawrence JAX NYG
13 Jimmy Garoppolo SF KC
14 Daniel Jones NYG @JAX
15 Matt Ryan IND @TEN
16 Marcus Mariota ATL @CIN
17 Jared Goff DET @DAL BM
18 Russell Wilson DEN NYJ LP
19 Ryan Tannehill TEN IND FA
20 Jacoby Brissett CLV @BLT GM, FA
21 Justin Fields CHI @NE
22 Kenny Pickett PIT @MIA GM, FA
23 Taylor Heinicke WAS GB BM, FA
24 Davis Mills HST @LV FA
25 Mac Jones NE CHI LP, FA
26 Andy Dalton NO @ARZ GM, FA
27 Zach Wilson NYJ @DEN FA
28 P.J. Walker CAR TB BM, FA

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