Fantasy Football's Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

Football Maniaxs@@FantasymaniaxsSenior Writer IOctober 20, 2009

OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 18:  Justin Fargas #25 of the Oakland Raiders runs against Sheldon Brown #24 of the Philadelphia Eagles during an NFL game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 18, 2009 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

By John Arias.

Week 6 featured outstanding waiver wire pickups including QB Marc Bulger (213 yards, with one touchdown and an interception) and TE Todd Heap (three receptions for 51 yards), with Week 7 approaching, here are the next future stars.

 

Running Backs:

Justin Fargas: With RB Darren McFadden out, Fargas carried the load on Sunday. He had 22 carries for 87 yards, and one reception for 11 yards.

The Oakland Raiders will host the New York Jets in Week Seven. The Jets defense currently ranks 23rd against the run and is allowing opposing running backs to rush for 115.7 yards per game, which is 21st in NFL. Furthermore, DT Kris Jenkins is out for the year, which is a huge hole for the Jets defense.

In Week Eight, the Raiders will play against the San Diego Chargers. The Chargers rank 29th against the run and opposing running backs are averaging 4.6 yards per carry. Look for Fargas to get the opportunity to start and Fantasy owners should not forget his 1,000-yard season of 2007...

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