Did you listen to the article last week? Fantasy players who did would have left Arian Foster, Travis Benjamin, and Isaiah Crowell on the bench. Those players produced pretty much nothing in week 6 thanks to some difficult matchups and unfortunate situations. Which players should fantasy owners be looking to bench in week 7?

1. Jay Ajayi.

There's almost no chance that Ajayi comes anywhere close to the 30 point fantasy performance he delivered in week 6 against the Bills. Buffalo currently leads the NFL in point differential and the team has accomplished that feat with a combination of a effective run game and defense.

That elite defense doesn't do a great job of stopping the run, but will do a good enough job to stop Ajayi from having much value in a committee backfield for week 7.

2. DeAndre Hopkins.

Traded for Hopkins and looking to reap the rewards? Fantasy owners will have to wait for one more week before Hopkins becomes a must-play in every game for the rest of the season. The Broncos clamp down on opposing wide receivers and it will be no different for Hopkins in week 7. Avoid playing the Texans star in week 7 if an alternative is available.

3. Isaiah Crowell.

I've said this for the last two weeks and I'm going to say it again this week: Crowell's value as a fantasy running back is diminishing quickly.

Things won't get any easier for Isaiah in week 7 as the Browns go on the road to face the Bengals as a ten point underdog. Running backs like Crowell will have limited value in a blowoutand that means fantasy owners should look elsewhere for production.

4. Jordan Matthews.

The Eagles will face a tough matchup in week 7 against a Vikings defense that has absolutely killed it this year.

Stay away from Jordan Matthews and most fantasy players in this game as it will likely be one of the lowest scoring of the week. It's highly possible that the defenses in this game will be the one to score the touchdowns anyway. The Eagles scored two last week.

5.Demaryius Thomas

It's time for fantasy owners to recognize that Thomas is no longer elite.

Thomas has scored double digit points in four of six games this season, but his production took a massive dive last week when he scored just one fantasy point against the Chargers. Teams are finally starting to figure out Trevor Siemian and the offense is struggling as a result. Keep Thomas on the bench against a defense that has allowed the 3rd fewest points to opposing fantasy wide receivers this season.

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