Bank of America Stadium | Sunday, October 24 | 1:00 p.m. EST (FOX)
Pick: 49ers 21, Panthers 7
175 pass yards, 2 pass TD, 10 rush yards, 2 INTSmith has had his best two games of the season the last couple weeks, but he is still shakey and a risky option against a Panthers team that is fifth in the league in pass defense.
4 rec, 40 rec yards, 100 rush yards, 1 rush TDThe Panthers are giving up over 134 rushing yards per game, so expect another productive outing from Gore this week.
4 rec, 55 yards, 1 TDCrabtree had another decent performance last week. He is worth a start in Week 7.
2 rec, 20 yardsMorgan is not a very good option this week against a Panthers defense that is giving up just over 182 passing yards per game.
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2 rec, 20 yardsGinn has caught just four passes for 29 yards in his last two games, so look elsewhere tin Week 7.
3 rec, 40 yards, 1 TDDavis has scored a touchdown in three straight games and is third among tight ends in receiving yards. He was banged up but should be ready to play.
3 PATsNedney has scored just 25 points in six games this year, so go with a kicker who is putting up points more consistently.
3 sacks, 2 INT, 1 FumbleThe 49ers defense has been only average this season, but they are a sleeper option this week against the league's lowest-ranked offense.
100 pass yards, 2 INTMoore will re-assume the starting role this week coming off the team's bye. He has not proven to be any better than fellow QB Jimmy Clausen this season, so use other options this week.
1 rush TDWilliams has rushed for more than 64 yards just once this season, and he faces a 49ers team in Week 7 that has given up just three rushing touchdowns in six games. He is a viable option if you need him, but don't expect a huge stat line.
1 rec, 10 rec yards, 20 rush yardsStewart has ran for a total of only 119 yards this season, so it is best to use another option until he starts to get things going in the running game.
5 rec, 70 yardsSmith's status for Week 7 has yet to be determined. He is worth a start if he plays, so be sure to monitor his status if you are considering using him.
2 rec, 20 yardsGettis has assumed a starting receiver in Carolina, but he has caught just 10 passes over his last four games. The 49ers have a decent pass defense, so look for other options this week.
1 rec, 10 yardsRosario has not caught more than two passes or recorded more than 17 yards in his last three games, so do not consider using him this week.
1 PATKasay's opportunities have been limited by the Panthers' inability to move the ball.
1 sack, 2 INTThe Panthers defense is giving up 22 points per game and is not producing at the same level of other defenses around the league. 49ers QB Alex Smith should be good for a couple of picks, though.
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