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Fantasy football rankings for Week 7

Updated: October 17, 2007, 4:56 PM ET
By ESPN.com Fantasy

Go in depth with Christopher Harris' rankings in The Big Rotowski.

Insiders: Click here for exclusive access to Eric Karabell and Scott Engel's rankings.

Teams with Bye weeks: Browns, Chargers, Packers, Panthers

Top 25 Quarterbacks
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Tom Brady Patriots @MIA 1 1 1 1.0
2 Peyton Manning Colts @JAC 2 4 4 2.8
3 Tony Romo Cowboys MIN 3 2 3 3.0
4 Carson Palmer Bengals NYJ 4 3 2 3.2
5 Matt Hasselbeck Seahawks STL 10 5 6 6.2
6 Eli Manning Giants SF 6 6 7 6.2
7 Jon Kitna Lions TB 7 8 5 7.6
8 Donovan McNabb Eagles CHI 5 11 9 9.6
9 Jason Campbell Redskins ARI 8 9 14 11.0
10 Jeff Garcia Buccaneers @DET 13 10 15 11.0
11 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers @DEN 20 7 13 12.0
12 Drew Brees Saints ATL 12 15 8 12.2
13 David Garrard Jaguars IND 18 13 16 13.2
14 Brian Griese Bears @PHI 11 12 21 14.0
15 Matt Schaub Texans TEN 9 17 17 14.2
16 Marc Bulger Rams @SEA 16 14 10 14.4
17 Chad Pennington Jets @CIN 14 18 11 16.8
18 Vince Young Titans @HOU 17 16 12 18.0
19 Jay Cutler Broncos PIT 19 21 18 19.0
20 Daunte Culpepper Raiders KC 23 19 19 20.2
21 Kyle Boller Ravens @BUF 15 NR 24 20.4
22 Damon Huard Chiefs @OAK 24 24 20 21.0
23 Joey Harrington Falcons @NO 22 23 23 22.2
24 Cleo Lemon Dolphins NE NR 22 25 24.0
25 Tarvaris Jackson Vikings @DAL NR 20 NR 24.4
Top 50 Running Backs
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Willie Parker Steelers @DEN 2 5 2 2.4
2 Adrian Peterson Vikings @DAL 1 2 5 2.8
3 Brian Westbrook Eagles CHI 4 1 3 3.2
4 Larry Johnson Chiefs @OAK 7 6 1 3.8
5 Joseph Addai Colts @JAC 3 3 7 4.2
6 Ronnie Brown Dolphins NE 9 4 9 7.0
7 Willis McGahee Ravens @BUF 5 7 10 7.6
8 Frank Gore 49ers @NYG 8 8 6 8.0
9 Reggie Bush Saints ATL 13 10 4 9.6
10 Shaun Alexander Seahawks STL 6 12 8 11.0
11 Thomas Jones Jets @CIN 10 15 14 11.6
12 Maurice Jones-Drew Jaguars IND 12 11 17 13.2
13 Travis Henry Broncos PIT 17 13 13 14.0
14 Clinton Portis Redskins ARI 24 9 16 15.0
15 Edgerrin James Cardinals @WAS 23 16 20 16.6
16 LaMont Jordan Raiders KC 22 14 12 16.8
17 Brandon Jacobs Giants SF 21 17 18 17.4
18 Marion Barber III Cowboys MIN 14 22 19 18.0
19 Marshawn Lynch Bills BAL 16 18 24 18.2
20 Rudi Johnson Bengals NYJ 11 27 11 19.8
21 Laurence Maroney Patriots @MIA 18 23 15 21.4
22 Brian Leonard Rams @SEA 20 26 21 21.6
23 LenDale White Titans @HOU 15 21 26 21.8
24 Cedric Benson Bears @PHI 27 25 28 23.8
25 Earnest Graham Buccaneers @DET 26 20 27 25.8
26 Kevin Jones Lions TB 30 19 29 26.4
27 Ahman Green Texans TEN 25 28 32 26.8
28 Kevin Faulk Patriots @MIA 19 29 23 28.4
29 Fred Taylor Jaguars IND 31 35 22 29.8
30 Chester Taylor Vikings @DAL 33 33 33 30.8
31 Jerious Norwood Falcons @NO 28 36 30 31.2
32 Kenny Watson Bengals NYJ 38 24 41 31.6
33 Julius Jones Cowboys MIN 29 31 35 32.0
34 Derrick Ward Giants SF NR 32 25 32.4
35 Warrick Dunn Falcons @NO 35 30 31 33.2
36 Leon Washington Jets @CIN 37 38 36 36.8
37 Justin Fargas Raiders KC 34 34 47 38.6
38 Reuben Droughns Giants SF 32 43 38 39.6
39 Chris Brown Titans @HOU NR 37 34 41.2
40 Najeh Davenport Steelers @DEN 36 42 NR 41.4
41 Selvin Young Broncos PIT 41 41 NR 42.4
42 Ladell Betts Redskins ARI 39 44 43 43.4
43 Kenton Keith Colts @JAC 46 39 42 43.4
44 Tatum Bell Lions TB NR NR 37 43.8
45 Michael Bennett Buccaneers @DET NR 48 39 45.2
46 Leonard Weaver Seahawks STL 43 49 44 45.6
47 Correll Buckhalter Eagles CHI 42 40 46 46.0
48 Ron Dayne Texans TEN 40 45 50 46.4
49 Heath Evans Patriots @MIA 47 NR 40 46.6
50 Adrian Peterson Bears @PHI 45 46 49 47.6
Top 50 Wide Receivers
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Randy Moss Patriots @MIA 2 2 2 1.6
2 T.J. Houshmandzadeh Bengals NYJ 1 1 1 2.0
3 Plaxico Burress Giants SF 3 3 3 2.6
4 Terrell Owens Cowboys MIN 5 5 4 4.2
5 Chad Johnson Bengals NYJ 4 4 5 4.6
6 Reggie Wayne Colts @JAC 7 7 7 6.8
7 Marvin Harrison Colts @JAC 6 6 6 7.6
8 Laveranues Coles Jets @CIN 8 11 10 9.6
9 Torry Holt Rams @SEA 9 14 8 10.2
10 Roy Williams Lions TB 10 8 12 11.2
11 Joey Galloway Buccaneers @DET 16 9 11 11.4
12 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals @WAS 11 12 13 11.8
13 Patrick Crayton Cowboys MIN 13 15 9 13.4
14 Jerricho Cotchery Jets @CIN 14 10 26 15.4
15 Wes Welker Patriots @MIA 15 16 21 16.0
16 Santonio Holmes Steelers @DEN 18 19 16 18.2
17 Marques Colston Saints ATL 23 18 14 19.0
18 Dwayne Bowe Chiefs @OAK 21 24 25 19.4
19 Bobby Engram Seahawks STL 26 27 15 19.6
20 Derrick Mason Ravens @BUF 12 23 20 20.0
21 Anquan Boldin Cardinals @WAS 27 17 17 20.6
22 Kevin Curtis Eagles CHI 28 13 24 21.8
23 Brandon Marshall Broncos PIT 17 29 18 22.8
24 Hines Ward Steelers @DEN 20 22 23 24.4
25 Ronald Curry Raiders KC 25 21 27 24.6
26 Donte' Stallworth Patriots @MIA 37 20 22 27.0
27 Roddy White Falcons @NO 36 26 32 28.0
28 Javon Walker Broncos PIT 19 25 19 28.8
29 Bernard Berrian Bears @PHI 22 32 28 30.6
30 Santana Moss Redskins ARI 24 NR 34 32.4
31 Shaun McDonald Lions TB 33 28 31 34.4
32 Andre Davis Texans TEN 42 36 35 35.8
33 Calvin Johnson Lions TB 45 34 33 36.4
34 Ike Hilliard Buccaneers @DET 34 42 44 36.8
35 Lee Evans Bills BAL 29 39 40 37.4
36 Nate Burleson Seahawks STL NR 43 41 38.0
37 Antwaan Randle El Redskins ARI 43 30 43 38.2
38 Darrell Jackson 49ers @NYG 35 35 36 38.2
39 Kevin Walter Texans TEN 31 NR 29 39.2
40 Reggie Brown Eagles CHI 46 41 46 39.4
41 Dennis Northcutt Jaguars IND 30 40 38 40.2
42 Marty Booker Dolphins NE 32 33 45 40.6
43 Mike Furrey Lions TB 48 31 42 41.0
44 Muhsin Muhammad Bears @PHI 38 37 48 41.8
45 David Patten Saints ATL 41 49 39 43.4
46 Andre Johnson Texans TEN NR NR NR 44.2
47 Amani Toomer Giants SF NR 38 50 45.2
48 Drew Bennett Rams @SEA 44 NR NR 46.2
49 Roydell Williams Titans @HOU 39 46 NR 46.2
50 Jerry Porter Raiders KC NR 45 NR 46.6
Top 25 Tight Ends
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Jason Witten Cowboys MIN 1 2 1 1.4
2 Tony Gonzalez Chiefs @OAK 2 3 3 2.2
3 Chris Cooley Redskins ARI 3 4 2 3.6
4 Dallas Clark Colts @JAC 5 1 5 4.0
5 Jeremy Shockey Giants SF 7 6 4 5.2
6 Owen Daniels Texans TEN 4 5 8 6.2
7 Heath Miller Steelers @DEN 6 7 11 8.6
8 Greg Olsen Bears @PHI 10 11 9 9.6
9 Todd Heap Ravens @BUF 8 18 7 10.0
10 Benjamin Watson Patriots @MIA NR 12 6 10.8
11 Alge Crumpler Falcons @NO 11 17 10 12.2
12 Eric Johnson Saints ATL 15 8 14 12.6
13 Desmond Clark Bears @PHI 21 9 13 13.0
14 Chris Baker Jets @CIN 16 10 21 15.2
15 Randy McMichael Rams @SEA 17 15 16 16.0
16 L.J. Smith Eagles CHI 12 19 17 16.4
17 Vernon Davis 49ers @NYG 9 NR 12 17.0
18 Bo Scaife Titans @HOU 18 13 23 18.2
19 Marcus Pollard Seahawks STL 25 14 18 18.6
20 David Martin Dolphins NE 13 23 15 19.2
21 Marcedes Lewis Jaguars IND NR 16 19 20.4
22 Alex Smith Buccaneers @DET 24 20 24 20.8
23 Zach Miller Raiders KC 23 22 20 22.8
24 Visanthe Shiancoe Vikings @DAL 19 NR 22 23.0
25 Leonard Pope Cardinals @WAS NR 21 NR 23.8
Top 25 Kickers
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Nick Folk Cowboys MIN 1 1 3 1.4
2 Matt Stover Ravens @BUF 2 4 2 2.6
3 Kris Brown Texans TEN 4 5 6 4.0
4 Adam Vinatieri Colts @JAC 3 3 5 4.2
5 Stephen Gostkowski Patriots @MIA 9 2 1 4.4
6 Shayne Graham Bengals NYJ 6 10 4 6.8
7 Jeff Reed Steelers @DEN 7 6 7 7.0
8 David Akers Eagles CHI 5 7 11 9.6
9 Josh Brown Seahawks STL 11 20 8 11.6
10 Jason Hanson Lions TB 13 11 13 13.0
11 Robbie Gould Bears @PHI 10 17 19 13.4
12 Jason Elam Broncos PIT 18 8 16 14.0
13 Rob Bironas Titans @HOU 17 16 21 14.2
14 Neil Rackers Cardinals @WAS 8 12 18 14.2
15 Shaun Suisham Redskins ARI 15 19 10 14.4
16 Mike Nugent Jets @CIN 14 NR 9 17.0
17 Jeff Wilkins Rams @SEA 19 21 12 17.0
18 Lawrence Tynes Giants SF 20 18 15 17.2
19 Ryan Longwell Vikings @DAL 23 13 20 19.2
20 John Carney Jaguars IND NR 14 14 19.4
21 Morten Andersen Falcons @NO 12 15 24 19.8
22 Matt Bryant Buccaneers @DET 24 23 17 20.6
23 Jay Feely Dolphins NE 22 9 27 20.6
24 Olindo Mare Saints ATL 16 24 25 22.2
25 Sebastian Janikowski Raiders KC 21 22 23 22.6
Ranked Defenses/Special Teams
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average
1 Baltimore Ravens @BUF 3 1 2 1.6
2 New England Patriots @MIA 1 2 3 2.2
3 Pittsburgh Steelers @DEN 2 3 8 4.2
4 Washington Redskins ARI 4 5 7 4.6
5 New York Giants SF 10 4 10 6.8
6 Tennessee Titans @HOU 9 10 6 8.4
7 Chicago Bears @PHI 8 7 13 8.4
8 Seattle Seahawks STL 16 9 5 9.4
9 Dallas Cowboys MIN 11 13 4 9.6
10 Philadelphia Eagles CHI 15 8 1 10.2
11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers @DET 5 6 11 11.0
12 Kansas City Chiefs @OAK 13 11 16 12.2
13 Houston Texans TEN 12 12 15 12.4
14 Minnesota Vikings @DAL 7 14 12 13.2
15 Indianapolis Colts @JAC 6 19 25 14.4
16 New Orleans Saints ATL 24 17 9 16.2
17 Buffalo Bills BAL 21 15 20 18.0
18 Oakland Raiders KC 23 16 17 18.0
19 Denver Broncos PIT 17 20 19 18.0
20 Jacksonville Jaguars IND 14 18 27 18.4
21 Arizona Cardinals @WAS 18 23 14 19.0
22 Atlanta Falcons @NO 19 21 18 21.8
23 Detroit Lions TB 26 22 22 22.6
24 San Francisco 49ers @NYG 20 27 21 23.0
25 St. Louis Rams @SEA 22 25 23 23.6
26 Cincinnati Bengals NYJ 27 24 24 24.6
27 New York Jets @CIN 25 26 26 26.2
28 Miami Dolphins NE 28 28 28 28.0