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Published: Oct. 16, 2019 at 02:11 p.m.
Updated: Oct. 16, 2019 at 02:17 p.m.

Cynthia Frelund's Week 7 fantasy projections

My projections are based on historical trends, personnel, matchups and probable game scripts. Yes, it could be considered overkill to use 10 full years of past, actual, and comparable data to forecast each week, but why wouldn’t you want to at least try to be as accurate as possible? I know I can’t find a reason not to.

18 Photos Total

  • 302 pass yards, 2 TD; 15 rush yards 18

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    1. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs

    302 pass yards, 2 TD; 15 rush yards

  • 259 pass yards, 2 TD; 32 rush yards 17

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    2. Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

    259 pass yards, 2 TD; 32 rush yards

  • 204 pass yards, TD, INT; 53 rush yards, TD 16

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    3. Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens

    204 pass yards, TD, INT; 53 rush yards, TD

  • 265 pass yards, 2 TD; 28 rush yards 15

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    4. Deshaun Watson, QB, Houston Texans

    265 pass yards, 2 TD; 28 rush yards

  • 303 pass yards, 2 TD, INT 14

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    5. Matt Ryan, QB, Atlanta Falcons

    303 pass yards, 2 TD, INT

  • 248 pass yards, TD; 33 rush yards 13

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    Upside Pick: Kyler Murray, QB, Arizona Cardinals

    248 pass yards, TD; 33 rush yards

  • 119 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 receptions 12

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    1. Leonard Fournette, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars

    119 scrimmage yards, TD; 5 receptions

  • 115 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions 11

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    2. Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Dallas Cowboys

    115 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions

  • 96 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions 10

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    3. David Johnson, RB, Arizona Cardinals

    96 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions

  • 95 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions 9

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    4. Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings

    95 scrimmage yards, TD; 4 receptions

  • 103 scrimmage yards, TD; 3 receptions 8

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    5. Chris Carson, RB, Seattle Seahawks

    103 scrimmage yards, TD; 3 receptions

  • 75 scrimmage yards, TD; 1 reception 7

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    Upside Pick: Josh Jacobs, RB, Oakland Raiders

    75 scrimmage yards, TD; 1 reception

  • 8 receptions, 78 yards, TD 6

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    1. Cooper Kupp, WR, Los Angeles Rams

    8 receptions, 78 yards, TD

  • 7 receptions, 80 yards, TD 5

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    2. Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints

    7 receptions, 80 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 83 yards, TD 4

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    3. DeAndre Hopkins, WR, Houston Texans

    6 receptions, 83 yards, TD

  • 6 receptions, 82 yards, TD 3

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    4. Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs

    6 receptions, 82 yards, TD

  • 5 receptions, 79 yards, TD 2

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    5. Julio Jones, WR, Atlanta Falcons

    5 receptions, 79 yards, TD

  • 5 receptions, 53 yards, TD 1

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    Upside Pick: Dede Westbrook, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars

    5 receptions, 53 yards, TD