The fantasy football world has lagged behind when it comes to effectively measuring the impact blocking has on fantasy production, so last year, I devised a grading system that uses multiple advanced metrics to project how blocking matchups will impact fantasy football performance in the coming week's contests. The details of the system can be found here.
The entire list of the Week 7 overall matchup grades are posted below, along with a detailed look at how those blocking grades could impact certain start-sit decisions this week. Subjects here include how to value many players who have posted inconsistent point totals this season, including Andy Dalton, Kenyan Drake, Frank Gore, Jordan Howard, Deshaun Watson, Lamar Miller and more.
Most favorable Week 7 fantasy blocking matchups
Outside of A.J. Green, the Bengals players have been unreliable fantasy point producers this season, and even Green has fallen a bit short of expectations by ranking 11th in wide receiver fantasy points.