Callaway is one of the Week 7 MNF DFS Picks
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The Week 7 MNF matchup features a pair of shaky quarterbacks in Geno Smith and Jameis Winston and a handful of players on the IR, namely Russell Wilson, Chris Carson, and Michael Thomas. With slim pickings left for your single-game lineups, getting creative will be the best way to win some cash.

Top 3 Week 7 MNF DFS Picks

Alex Collins, RB, Seattle Seahawks (1.55x score multiplier)

The matchup is not one I’m excited to target for Collins, but the workload certainly is. Collins operated as the RB1 last week against a stout Pittsburgh defense and saw 60% of the team’s snaps en route to 20 rushing attempts for 101 yards on the ground as the team did everything it could to avoid letting Geno Smith air it out.

I would expect a similar game plan against an equally stout Saints run defense. Even with Rashaad Penny returning from IR, it’s hard to see him cut into Collins’ early-down role. Getting a 20-carry upside at a 1.55x multiplier is more than enough value on a single-game slate to justify Collins as one of the top overall options on the slate.

Jameis Winston, QB, New Orleans Saints (1.15x)

Winston hasn’t been quite the quarterback that we saw in 2019 in Tampa Bay, but he’s also working with far fewer weapons this season than he was back then. Still, he’s put up some productive numbers this season on much lower volume. He’s posted a 12:3 touchdown: interception ratio and has topped 220 passing yards in each of his last two games, with Week 5 being his best game of the season. In this game, he went 15-of-30 with 279 yards, four touchdowns, and an interception while adding 26 rushing yards on the ground for good measure.

This Seattle defense is exploitable, ranking in the bottom half of the NFL in passing yards per attempt allowed, passing touchdowns allowed, and adjusted completion rate allowed while ranking in the bottom-six in passing yards allowed per game. If there’s a matchup to exploit, this is the one.

Marquez Callaway, WR, New Orleans Saints (1.7x)

Correlating Callaway with Winston is currently my targeted stack on the single-game slate, as he comes out of the Saints’ bye week with the most momentum he’s had early in the season. He was a preseason darling, but Callaway fell off a cliff during the first few weeks of the season, amassing only seven catches for 63 total yards through his first three games.

In the two weeks since then, he’s posted six catches (on 10 targets) for 159 total yards and two touchdowns. His eight targets in Week 5 were a season-high and he now comes out of the bye week with a matchup ripe for the picking. I mentioned above how the Seahawks are bottom-six in the league in passing yards allowed, setting up for a nice game from Callaway, who should operate with even less competition than usual as Deonte Harris has been ruled out for the Saints.

Champion Rankings:

1. Alvin Kamara (1.5x champion multiplier)

2. Alex Collins (2.35x)

3. Jameis Winston (1.75x)

4. Marquez Callaway (2.55x)

5. Geno Smith (2.05x)

This article expresses the personal views of the writer and does not reflect the view(s) of SuperDraft in any way.

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