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Fantasy Football Week 7 Start or Sit

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 26:  Chad Ochocinco #85 of the Cincinnati Bengals during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Matthew BeckCorrespondent IOctober 21, 2010

Cincinnati Bengals at Atlanta Falcons: 1:00pm

Start: Chad Ochocinco, WR (CIN)                                                                       

Key Stat: The Falcons secondary is giving up 254.2 yards per game to opposing wide receivers, and cornerback Dunta Robinson will be inactive this week. 

Sit: Falcons Defense/Special Teams (ATL)

Key Stat: The Falcons defense gave up 480 total yards of offense last week to the Eagles and will be facing another team with a lot of weapons in its passing attack.

 

Philadelphia Eagles at Tennessee Titans: 1:00pm

Start: Kevin Kolb, QB (PHI)

Key Stat: Kolb has now passed for 579 yards and four touchdowns in the last two games in which he has started for the Eagles, plus the Titans rank 23rd in passing yards allowed per game.

Sit: Kenny Britt, WR (TEN)

Key Stat: The Eagles secondary has given up just one touchdown to opposing No. 1 wide receivers over their last four games.

 

St. Louis Rams at Tampa Bay Buccaneers: 1:00pm

Start: Kellen Winslow, TE (TB)

Key Stat: Quarterback Josh Freeman has targeted Winslow 19 times over the last two weeks, which has resulted in 13 receptions for 118 yards.

Sit: Sam Bradford, QB (STL)

Key Stat: Bradford has passed for just one touchdown and has thrown two interceptions in the Rams' last two games.

 

Cleveland Browns at New Orleans Saints: 1:00 pm

Start: Chris Ivory, RB (NO)

Key Stat: Ivory rushed for 158 yards on 15 carries last week against the Buccaneers, and Pierre Thomas and Reggie Bush will both likely be out once again this week.

Sit: Josh Cribbs, WR (CLE)

Injury: Cribbs sustained a concussion last week against the Steelers and is not expected to play this week against the Saints.

 

Pittsburgh Steelers at Miami Dolphins: 1:00pm

Start: Ben Roethlisberger, QB (PIT)

Key Stat: In his first game of '10, Roethlisberger passed for 257 yards and three touchdowns against the Browns and will now face another below-average secondary this week.

Sit: Ronnie Brown, RB (MIA)

Key Stat: Brown is averaging just 59.8 rushing yards per game and is matched up against the NFL's best run defense, which is giving up just 63.8 rushing yards per game to opposing running backs.

 

Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs: 1:00pm

Start: Thomas Jones, RB (KC)

Key Stat: Jones recorded his first 100-yard rushing game of the season last week and should produce against his week against the NFL's 20th-ranked rush defense.

Sit: Mercedes Lewis, TE (JAC)

Key Stat: The Chiefs defense has not given up a touchdown to opposing tight ends since Week 1, plus if David Garrard is out for this matchup, there will be a lot more running than passing.

 

See the rest of this week's Start or Sit decisions at Fantasy Frontrunner!

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