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Week 7 fantasy football rankings

Updated: October 19, 2007, 4:21 PM ET
By ESPN.com Fantasy

Read all about 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

The "change" column records player rankings movement since Wednesday's edition. A number with parentheses means that the player has dropped that many places in the rankings. A number without parentheses expresses a gain.

Top 25 Quarterbacks
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average Change
1 Tom Brady Patriots @MIA 1 1 1 1.0 -
2 Tony Romo Cowboys MIN 2 2 3 2.8 1
3 Carson Palmer Bengals NYJ 3 3 2 3.0 1
4 Peyton Manning Colts @JAC 4 4 4 3.2 (2)
5 Eli Manning Giants SF 6 6 7 6.2 1
6 Matt Hasselbeck Seahawks STL 15 5 6 7.2 (1)
7 Jon Kitna Lions TB 7 8 5 7.6 -
8 Donovan McNabb Eagles CHI 5 11 9 9.6 -
9 Jeff Garcia Buccaneers @DET 12 10 14 10.4 1
10 Jason Campbell Redskins ARI 8 9 13 10.8 (1)
11 Drew Brees Saints ATL 11 14 8 11.8 1
12 Ben Roethlisberger Steelers @DEN 21 7 12 12.0 (1)
13 David Garrard Jaguars IND 19 13 15 13.4 -
14 Marc Bulger Rams @SEA 13 12 10 13.4 2
15 Brian Griese Bears @PHI 10 15 20 14.2 (1)
16 Matt Schaub Texans TEN 9 16 16 14.2 (1)
17 Chad Pennington Jets @CIN 14 18 11 16.6 -
18 Jay Cutler Broncos PIT 20 21 17 19.0 1
19 Daunte Culpepper Raiders KC 24 19 18 19.8 1
20 Kyle Boller Ravens @BUF 16 NR 23 20.0 1
21 Damon Huard Chiefs @OAK 25 25 19 20.8 1
22 Kurt Warner Cardinals @WAS 23 17 21 22.6 4
23 Byron Leftwich Falcons @NO 18 24 22 22.6 3
24 Tarvaris Jackson Vikings @DAL 22 20 NR 22.8 1
25 Vince Young Titans @HOU 17 23 NR 23.2 (7)
Top 50 Running Backs
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average Change
1 Willie Parker Steelers @DEN 1 5 2 2.2 -
2 Brian Westbrook Eagles CHI 3 1 3 3.0 1
3 Larry Johnson Chiefs @OAK 6 6 1 3.6 1
4 Joseph Addai Colts @JAC 2 3 7 4.0 1
5 Adrian Peterson Vikings @DAL 8 2 5 4.2 (3)
6 Ronnie Brown Dolphins NE 11 4 9 7.4 -
7 Willis McGahee Ravens @BUF 4 7 10 7.4 -
8 Reggie Bush Saints ATL 10 10 4 8.8 1
9 Frank Gore 49ers @NYG 17 8 6 9.6 (1)
10 Shaun Alexander Seahawks STL 5 12 8 10.2 -
11 Thomas Jones Jets @CIN 7 15 13 10.8 -
12 Maurice Jones-Drew Jaguars IND 9 11 16 12.2 -
13 Clinton Portis Redskins ARI 25 9 15 15.0 1
14 Brandon Jacobs Giants SF 13 17 17 15.2 3
15 Travis Henry Broncos PIT 20 13 12 15.4 (2)
16 LaMont Jordan Raiders KC 23 14 11 17.2 -
17 Edgerrin James Cardinals @WAS 24 16 20 18.4 (2)
18 Marion Barber III Cowboys MIN 19 22 19 18.4 -
19 Brian Leonard Rams @SEA 12 24 21 19.0 3
20 LenDale White Titans @HOU 15 21 18 19.0 3
21 Marshawn Lynch Bills BAL 18 18 25 19.4 (2)
22 Laurence Maroney Patriots @MIA 21 23 14 22.8 (1)
23 Cedric Benson Bears @PHI 28 25 29 23.6 1
24 Earnest Graham Buccaneers @DET 14 20 28 23.6 1
25 Kevin Jones Lions TB 31 19 26 26.0 1
26 Ahman Green Texans TEN 26 27 33 27.2 1
27 Kevin Faulk Patriots @MIA 22 36 23 27.4 1
28 Kenny Watson Bengals NYJ 27 26 24 28.0 4
29 Rudi Johnson Bengals NYJ 16 38 32 28.2 (9)
30 Fred Taylor Jaguars IND 32 33 22 29.6 (1)
31 Chester Taylor Vikings @DAL 34 31 34 30.8 (1)
32 Jerious Norwood Falcons @NO 29 34 30 31.0 (1)
33 Julius Jones Cowboys MIN 30 29 35 32.2 -
34 Derrick Ward Giants SF NR 30 27 32.2 -
35 Warrick Dunn Falcons @NO 36 28 31 33.6 -
36 Leon Washington Jets @CIN 38 35 36 36.4 -
37 Reuben Droughns Giants SF 33 42 37 39.4 1
38 Justin Fargas Raiders KC 35 32 46 39.6 (1)
39 Najeh Davenport Steelers @DEN 37 41 NR 41.4 1
40 Selvin Young Broncos PIT 41 40 NR 42.6 1
41 Kenton Keith Colts @JAC 46 37 40 42.6 2
42 Ladell Betts Redskins ARI 39 43 41 42.8 -
43 Heath Evans Patriots @MIA 47 NR 39 44.6 6
44 Michael Bennett Buccaneers @DET NR 47 38 44.8 1
45 Leonard Weaver Seahawks STL 43 48 42 45.2 1
46 Correll Buckhalter Eagles CHI 42 39 44 45.4 1
47 Tatum Bell Lions TB NR NR 45 45.6 (3)
48 Ron Dayne Texans TEN 40 44 49 46.0 -
49 Adrian Peterson Bears @PHI 45 45 48 47.0 1
50 Maurice Morris Seahawks STL NR NR NR 47.6 3
Top 50 Wide Receivers
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average Change
1 T.J. Houshmandzadeh Bengals NYJ 1 1 1 2.0 -
2 Plaxico Burress Giants SF 2 3 3 2.4 -
3 Randy Moss Patriots @MIA 10 2 2 3.2 (2)
4 Terrell Owens Cowboys MIN 4 5 4 4.0 -
5 Chad Johnson Bengals NYJ 3 4 5 4.4 -
6 Reggie Wayne Colts @JAC 6 7 7 6.6 -
7 Marvin Harrison Colts @JAC 5 6 6 7.4 -
8 Laveranues Coles Jets @CIN 7 11 10 9.4 -
9 Torry Holt Rams @SEA 8 14 8 10.2 -
10 Roy Williams Lions TB 9 8 12 10.6 -
11 Joey Galloway Buccaneers @DET 16 9 11 11.2 -
12 Larry Fitzgerald Cardinals @WAS 13 12 13 13.0 -
13 Patrick Crayton Cowboys MIN 12 15 9 13.0 -
14 Jerricho Cotchery Jets @CIN 14 10 25 15.2 -
15 Wes Welker Patriots @MIA 15 16 20 15.8 -
16 Santonio Holmes Steelers @DEN 18 19 16 18.0 -
17 Marques Colston Saints ATL 22 18 14 18.2 -
18 Dwayne Bowe Chiefs @OAK 20 24 24 19.0 -
19 Bobby Engram Seahawks STL 25 27 15 19.4 -
20 Derrick Mason Ravens @BUF 11 25 19 20.0 -
21 Anquan Boldin Cardinals @WAS 26 17 17 20.4 -
22 Kevin Curtis Eagles CHI 27 13 23 21.8 -
23 Brandon Marshall Broncos PIT 17 29 18 21.8 -
24 Hines Ward Steelers @DEN 19 22 22 23.6 -
25 Ronald Curry Raiders KC 24 21 26 24.0 -
26 Donte' Stallworth Patriots @MIA 36 20 21 26.2 -
27 Santana Moss Redskins ARI 23 23 33 26.8 3
28 Roddy White Falcons @NO 35 26 31 27.4 (1)
29 Bernard Berrian Bears @PHI 21 32 27 29.6 -
30 Shaun McDonald Lions TB 32 28 30 33.0 1
31 Calvin Johnson Lions TB 44 34 32 34.2 2
32 Andre Davis Texans TEN 41 36 34 35.0 -
33 Ike Hilliard Buccaneers @DET 33 42 44 36.0 1
34 Lee Evans Bills BAL 28 39 40 37.0 1
35 Antwaan Randle El Redskins ARI 42 30 43 37.4 2
36 Nate Burleson Seahawks STL NR 43 41 37.8 -
37 Kevin Walter Texans TEN 30 NR 28 37.8 2
38 Darrell Jackson 49ers @NYG 34 35 36 38.2 -
39 Reggie Brown Eagles CHI 45 41 46 38.8 1
40 Dennis Northcutt Jaguars IND 29 40 38 40.0 1
41 Marty Booker Dolphins NE 31 33 45 40.4 1
42 Mike Furrey Lions TB 47 31 42 41.0 1
43 Muhsin Muhammad Bears @PHI 37 37 48 41.0 1
44 David Patten Saints ATL 40 49 39 41.2 1
45 Amani Toomer Giants SF NR 38 50 44.6 2
46 Jerry Porter Raiders KC NR 45 NR 46.0 4
47 Isaac Bruce Rams @SEA NR NR 29 46.6 4
48 Roydell Williams Titans @HOU 38 46 NR 47.2 1
49 Brandon Stokley Broncos PIT 50 NR 35 47.2 2
50 Andre Johnson Texans TEN NR NR NR 48.0 (4)
Top 25 Tight Ends
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average Change
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 3.2 -
4 Dallas Clark Colts @JAC 5 1 5 3.8 -
5 Jeremy Shockey Giants SF 7 6 4 5.2 -
6 Owen Daniels Texans TEN 4 5 7 5.8 -
7 Heath Miller Steelers @DEN 6 7 10 7.6 -
8 Greg Olsen Bears @PHI 9 10 8 8.4 1
9 Alge Crumpler Falcons @NO 10 16 9 10.8 2
10 Eric Johnson Saints ATL 13 8 13 11.8 2
11 Desmond Clark Bears @PHI 19 9 12 11.8 2
12 Vernon Davis 49ers @NYG 8 14 11 12.0 10
13 Randy McMichael Rams @SEA 15 13 15 15.0 2
14 Benjamin Watson Patriots @MIA NR NR 6 16.4 (4)
15 Chris Baker Jets @CIN 14 22 19 16.6 (1)
16 Bo Scaife Titans @HOU 16 11 21 17.0 1
17 Marcus Pollard Seahawks STL 23 12 16 17.4 2
18 David Martin Dolphins NE 12 20 14 18.2 -
19 Marcedes Lewis Jaguars IND 24 15 17 19.4 1
20 Alex Smith Buccaneers @DET 22 17 22 21.0 3
21 Zach Miller Raiders KC 21 19 18 21.4 3
22 L.J. Smith Eagles CHI NR NR NR 22.2 (6)
23 Visanthe Shiancoe Vikings @DAL 17 NR 20 22.2 2
24 Leonard Pope Cardinals @WAS NR 18 24 22.8 (3)
25 Daniel Graham Broncos PIT 18 25 NR 23.4 1
Top 25 Kickers
Rank Name Team Opponent
Matthew Berry

Chris Harris

Nate Ravitz

Eric Karabell

Scott Engel
Average Change
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 Change
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 9.8 -
9 Dallas Cowboys MIN 11 13 4 9.8 -
10 Philadelphia Eagles CHI 15 8 1 9.8 -
11 Tampa Bay Buccaneers @DET 5 6 11 10.0 -
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 13.4 -
15 Indianapolis Colts @JAC 6 19 25 15.0 -
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 -