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Start Nick Foles vs. Cowboys. Foles is going to be the starter this week against one of the worst defenses in the league. I’m sure Cowboys’ ex-D.C. Rob Ryan is the first one laughing at this group of defensive backs allowing a league-worst 347 yards-per-game to opposing QBs. Start Tony Romo @ Eagles. Ok, so this game is obviously going to be a shoot-out. The Eagles’ pass defense is the second worst in the league allowing 343 yards-per-game to opposing QBs. In his two games against Philadelphia in 2012, Romo completed an outstanding 77% of his passes, a rate he could easy exceed this week with a healthy receiving corps. Start Mike Glennon @ Buccaneers. Glennon was on my start ‘em list for week 6 against a struggling Eagles’ defense, now he’s matched up against an equally as frustrating Falcons’ team. Atlanta is allowing opposing QBs to complete 67% of their passes this year; which is worse than the Giants, Redskins, Eagles, and Cowboys. Start Jay Cutler @ Bears. Start Philip Rivers @ Jaguars. Start Andrew Luck vs. Broncos. Sit Sam Bradford @ Panthers. In his only career matchup against Carolina, Bradford passed for a measly 191 yards, which is 20 fewer passing yards than the Panthers’ defense has allowed to starting QBs in their last 4 games (211). Sit Carson Palmer vs. Seahawks. It might be time to start thinking about moving on from Palmer. He is, at best, a QB3 in most formats. Seattle’s defense has allowed 5 passing scores this year while marking 9 interceptions. Sit Joe Flacco @ Steelers. This might look like a friendly matchup on the surface; the Steelers are 1-4 coming into week 7. Joe Flacco is historically horrible against Pittsburgh. In 10 career games, his best fantasy performance came in 2011 when he managed to complete 59% of his passes for 224 yards and 3 touchdowns. In ten games, Flacco has thrown for 11 touchdowns while turning the ball over 11 times, and he’s averaged only 218 yards-from-scrimmage per game. The Steelers are allowing an average of only 203 passing yards-per-game to opposing QBs, and have given up a total of 4 passing scores in 2013. Sit Alex Smith vs. Texans. Despite a struggling season, Houston is only giving up 144 yards-per-game to opposing QBs, and no quarterback has been able to eclipse 200 yards through the air against the Texans. Until Jamaal Charles decides to share some of his fantasy glory with his teammates, Smith stays a QB2. Sit Colin Kaepernick @ Titans.

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