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NFL Fantasy Football: Week 7 best and worst picks

These are the Eagles players you should pick or avoid for 2015 NFL Week 7.

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So now that you're interested in checking it out, I'm here to guide you with who you should/shouldn't pick to be in your fantasy lineup as far as Philadelphia Eagles players are concerned. The Eagles are scheduled to play the Panthers this week.

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QB: Sam Bradford sure doesn't seem like a great play this week. The Eagles quarterback has thrown the second interceptions in the NFL and he's set to go up against a tough Carolina defense. The Panthers have recorded eight picks this season, including four by breakout cornerback Josh Norman. It's hard to be super confident in Bradford right now, especially after seeing him throw three interceptions on Monday Night Football.

RB: The Eagles' offensive line is showing some real signs of progress with respect to run blocking. DeMarco Murray has combined for two touchdowns and 195 yards on 41 carries the past two weeks, which comes out to 4.8 yards per attempt. Murray has also provided some value as a pass catcher with 10 catches for 51 yards in the past two weeks. The Panthers defend the pass well, but their run defense appears to be average. Carolina ranks 18th in run defense according to Football Outsiders. They are tied for allowing the 14th least yards per rush attempt. The Eagles might need to ride Murray and Ryan Mathews to victory.

WR: Nelson Agholor is out and Riley Cooper is questionable. Even if Cooper plays, it's hard to think he'll be 100%. Jordan Matthews hasn't put up big numbers in recent weeks but he had his best game of the season last year versus Carolina. He figures to get plenty of targets running out of the slot. Josh Huff and Miles Austin will also get targets but it's hard to count on them as significant contributors right now.

TE: The Eagles are very banged up at wide receiver so the Eagles could look to use more two tight end sets. Last week, Zach Ertz was the Eagles' skill player who played the most snaps. Ertz is worth a look.

K: Caleb Sturgis actually looked solid in Week 6. He wasn't challenged with any far kicks, but he made all of the easy ones for once. Despite this, it's hard to have a ton of confidence in him. The Eagles might struggle to score against this Carolina defense so his opportunities might be limited anyway.

DEF: Philadelphia's defense is legit. They rank No. 3 overall by Football Outsiders. The Eagles are especially good at stopping the run, which is Carolina's strength. The Panthers' offense isn't really that impressive.


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