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Packers Fantasy Football Recap, Week 7: Green Bay’s receivers get downgraded

The limits in the passing game hurt most of the Packers fantasy players.

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This was a terrible week in fantasy for your Green Bay Packers players. There was really only one player of value on this team. Heading into the bye week, there is plenty to unpack here.

Brett Hundley

Not a great start. There was very little done to help get Hundley comfortable and stable. The Packers threw just two passes in the first quarter. Hundley will now have two weeks to work on what went wrong. Without seeing some sort of improvement first there really is no way to start Hundley. Before you start him, even in a deep league, the Packers need to figure out how to adjust their offense to suit Hundley.

Aaron Jones / Ty Montgomery

It seems Jones is now the lead running back in Green Bay. The Packers gave 17 carries to Jones in this game and he turned this into 131 yards on the ground. You might have thought that Montgomery would get back all his value in the passing game ... and you would be wrong. Jones out-targeted Montgomery five to two. Jones' three receptions led the team. It looks like Jones will be the lead back going forward and the Packers look like a team that is planning on running. Jones is now a high-end RB2 and Montgomery falls to a Flex option.

Jordy Nelson / Davante Adams / Randall Cobb

Just last week, against the Minnesota Vikings, Hundley targeted Nelson nine times and Adams ten times. The Packers really pulled back on the passing game this week. Jordy had just four targets for one reception. Adams led the team in targets with just five. Adams turned that into just two catches and 12 yards. No one on this team managed 20 yards last week. Again, there is hope that a bye week can fix some of these problems. Until we see better results, Nelson is a WR2. Adams is a Flex is a possible high ceiling and you should not be starting Cobb.

Martellus Bennett / Lance Kendricks

Bennett led the team in receiving yards... with 17. Nothing to see here. Bennett led the team, but it was only because it was so bad this week. You would expect a quarterback in his first start to target the top tight end more than three times. Find another option for the bye, and probably for the future moving forward.