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Shadow Report: Key WR/CB battles for Week 7

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Is Cooks no longer a fantasy must-start? (1:18)

Matthew Berry and Field Yates evaluate where Brandin Cooks currently ranks among wide receivers. (1:18)

By using our NFL play-by-play data, we're now able to identify where each wide receiver and cornerback lines up on each play. By tracking matchups between the two positions, including potential shadow situations, we can offer the best projections, rankings and fantasy advice each week.

Below are the receivers with the best and worst Week 7 matchups, as well as the corresponding fantasy impact.

To view the primary defenders the top three wide receivers for each team will see this weekend, be sure to check out my weekly WR vs. CB cheat sheet.

Advantageous matchups