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T.Y. Hilton scores touchdown as Colts take care of Texans

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton caught 6 passes on 11 targets for 74 yards and 1 touchdown in a 30-23, Week 7 win over the Houston Texans on Sunday.

What It Means:

Hilton was the only Colts player with double-digit targets. He tied Zach Pascal for the team-lead in catches and finished second to Pascal in yards. His touchdown came on a short screen a couple of yards away from the goal line, giving Hilton 5 scores through as many games. The Colts will battle at home with the Denver Broncos in Week 8.

Hilton scored 16.4 FanDuel points on Sunday and is averaging 15.1 FP per game this season. He has 30 catches on 40 targets for 306 yards (10.2 per catch).

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Tarik Cohen comes up with 19 yards on 12 targets in Bears' loss

Chicago Bears running back Tarik Cohen caught 9 passes for 12 yards on 19 targets in a 36-25, Week 7 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday afternoon.

What It Means:

Cohen also rushed 3 times for 10 yards. He became the second NFL player since the 1950 merger to have fewer than 20 yards on 9-plus catches. Cohen has cleared 30 total yards just once over the last five games and twice all season. The Bears host the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 8.

Cohen scored 7.4 FanDuel points on Sunday. He has 29 receptions for 147 yards (5.1 per catch) and 1 touchdown through six games, with 20 rushes for 47 yards (2.4 per carry).

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Derrick Henry totals 108 yards, touchdown in Titans' win

Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry rushed 22 times for 90 yards and 1 touchdown and caught an 18-yard pass in a 23-20, Week 7 win over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.

What It Means:

It was Henry's third time clearing the century mark in total yardage this season. His 3.7 yards per carry is a career-low, but the fourth-year back is making it up with volume, as Henry has 20-plus carries in three of the last four games and at least 15 rushes in every outing this season. The Titans host a Tampa Bay Buccaneers defense in Week 8 that is allowing a league-low 68.0 rushing yards per game.

Henry scored 17.3 FanDuel points on Sunday. He's averaging 14.6 FP per game, with 506 rushing yards (3.7 per carry), 120 receiving yards, and 6 touchdowns.

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Stefon Diggs leads Vikings' victory with 142 yards

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs caught 7 passes for 142 yards on 8 targets in a 42-30, Week 7 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday.

What It Means:

Diggs led the entire contest in receiving yards and paced the Vikings in receptions while tying for the team-lead in targets. He's cleared the century mark and snagged 7-plus catches on at least 7 targets three times in the past four games. Adam Thielen is expected to miss the Vikings' contest against the Washington Redskins this Thursday after exiting early with a hamstring injury, so Diggs may be relied on even more in Week 8.

Diggs scored 17.7 FanDuel points in Week 7. He's averaging 13.5 FanDuel points per game, with 30 catches (42 targets) for 562 yards (18.7 per catch) and 4 touchdowns.

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Packers' Marquez Valdes-Scantling turns 3 targets into 133 yards, touchdown

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Marquez Valdes-Scantling caught 2 passes on 3 targets for 133 yards and 1 touchdown in a 42-24, Week 7 win over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

What It Means:

Valdes-Scantling's snaps and usage were limited due to knee and ankle issues, but he was efficient as they come in this one. The second-year man caught a 59-yarder down the field early in the third quarter and then followed up with a 74-yard catch-and-run touchdown in the fourth. He figures to be more involved in Week 8 on the road against the Kansas City Chiefs.

MVS scored a season-high 20.3 FanDuel points on Sunday. He has 21 receptions for 416 yards (19.8 per catch) and 2 touchdowns on 37 targets through seven contests.

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Austin Ekeler catches 7 passes for 118 yards, touchdown in Chargers' loss

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler caught 7 passes on 8 targets for 118 yards and 1 touchdown in a 23-20, Week 7 loss to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday.

What It Means:

Ekeler also rushed 5 times for 7 yards and came up half a yard shy of doubling up his touchdown total on the day. He out-gained Melvin Gordon 125-29 despite being out-touched 19-12. Despite Ekeler clearly being a more effective option, the Chargers have stubbornly been force-feeding Gordon, to a fault. The Bolts pay a visit to the Chicago Bears in Week 8.

Ekeler scored 22.0 FanDuel points on Sunday. He has 69 carries for 248 yards (3.6 per carry) and 3 touchdowns this season, with 49 catches (53 targets) for 488 yards and 4 touchdowns.

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John Brown finds end zone in Bills' win

Buffalo Bills wide receiver John Brown caught 5 passes on 6 targets for 83 yards and 1 touchdown in a 31-21, Week 7 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

What It Means:

Brown paced the Bills in catches and yards while tying Cole Beasley for the largest target share. He finished with his highest yardage total since Week 1. It was also Brown's first trip to the end zone since the opener. He has at least 50 yards in every game and 5-plus catches in five-of-six outings. The Bills host the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 8.

Brown scored 16.8 FanDuel points in Week 7. He's averaging 12.7 FanDuel points per game, with 33 catches on 45 targets for 473 yards (14.3 per catch) and 2 touchdowns.

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Ezekiel Elliott gains 147 yards, scores as Cowboys clobber Eagles

Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott rushed 22 times for 111 yards and 1 touchdown and caught 6 passes (7 targets) for 36 yards in a 37-10, Week 7 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday night.

What It Means:

Elliott not only topped the century mark for the second straight game and fourth time this season, but he also led the Cowboys in receptions and targets. He's only been kept out of the end zone once in seven games. The offensive line is as healthy as it's been all season, so Elliott could be in line for an even bigger second half after the Cowboys' Week 8 bye.

Zeke scored 23.7 FanDuel points on Sunday. He has 602 rushing yards (4.5 per carry), 6 touchdowns, 176 receiving yards, and 24 catches (30 targets) this season.

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Michael Thomas tallies 131 yards on 9 catches in Saints' victory

New Orleans Saints wide receiver Michael Thomas caught 9-of-11 targets for 131 yards in a 36-25, Week 7 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

What It Means:

Thomas was the only Saints player with double-digit targets and his 14.6 yards per catch is the receiver's second-best mark of the season. He has 80-plus yards and/or a touchdown in every game this season while averaging 11.1 targets per contest. The Saints draw Patrick Peterson and the Arizona Cardinals at home in Week 8.

Thomas scored 17.6 FanDuel points on Sunday. He's averaging 17.9 FanDuel points per game this season, with 62 catches (78 targets) for 763 yards (12.3 per catch) and 3 touchdowns.

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Allen Robinson records 87 yards, touchdown for Bears on 16 targets

Chicago Bears wide receiver Allen Robinson caught 10 passes on 16 targets for 87 yards and a touchdown in a 36-25, Week 7 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

What It Means:

Despite an atrocious effort from Mitchell Trubisky, Robinson still managed another solid line. He has 3 touchdowns over the last two weeks and at least 60 receiving yards in all but one game this season. Trubisky's level of play is a constant concern, but Robinson is doing an impressive job of returning weekly value. The Bears host the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 8.

A-Rob scored 19.7 FanDuel points in Week 7. He has 41 receptions for 464 yards (11.3 per reception) and 3 touchdowns on 59 targets through six games.

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