Fantasy Football Early Week 7 Waiver Wire: Wan’Dale Robinson and Tyquan Thornton emerge as rookies to add

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The NFL made Week 6 bye weeks easy for us, but we’re hit hard in Week 7, with the Invoices, Rams, vikingsand Eagles all out. It will hurt all the positions, obviously, but we will especially feel the absence of the quarterbacks, with Josh Allen and Jalen hurts rank among the elite of the post and Matthew Stafford and Kirk Cousins have still started in over 50% of the CBS Fantasy leagues this week, so there will be plenty of Fantasy players who need a starting QB for Week 7.

And your best bet might be a guy who just attempted 14 passes on Sunday. Of course, if you are just starting out Marcus Mariota, you already know that its passing output isn’t the reason you’re here. He had two passing touchdowns on Sunday while completing 13 of 14 passes for 129 yards, which is no joke.

But the value Mariota brought to the table with his legs is what makes him a viable replacement option a week later. In the 28-14 victory against a very good 49ers defense, Mariota had six carries for 50 yards and a touchdown, which is 11 of his 28.2 points in leagues at six points per TD pass with his legs.

Mariota hasn’t been great this season, but he’s had his moments, usually when he played with his legs. He has the bengals on the way to Week 7, and while they’re a pretty good defense, that shouldn’t be enough to scare you completely. And, if the Bengals offense forces the Falcons throwing the ball a little more than normal, well, we wouldn’t mind at all.

If Mariota isn’t available, there aren’t many other great options for next week either. Daniel Jones against the jaguars, Justin Fields against the patriotsWhere James Winston Where Andy Dalton against the Cardinals might be the best options otherwise. So…hope Mariota is out there on waivers in your league if you need a QB.

Here’s who else we’ll be chasing on the waiver thread for week 7.

Week 7 Early Waiver Objectives (Added/Removed)

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