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Fantasy Football Round Up: Cardinals-Seahawks Preview

Who to play and who to sit for the Arizona Cardinals in your fantasy football league this week.

The Arizona Cardinals come off their Week 6 bye and get welcomed back with a trip to Qwest Field in Seattle. 

The Seahawks have one of the best home field advantages in the NFL, with their loud crowd known for causing false starts on opposing offenses. 

That being said, the Seahawks present an opportunity for the Cardinals to have a big game with the pass offense. The Seahawks give up 291 passing yards a game, which is third worst in the entire NFL. 

Last week, Jay Cutler threw for 290 yards and the Bears' #1 WR Johnny Knox had five receptions for 120 yards. 

Max Hall is an option if you have a QB on a bye week and need to get someone else in the line up. He isn't my first choice; Hall is still a rookie QB and I wouldn't surprised if he turned the ball over a couple times. 

Larry Fitzgerald is back on the must-start-every-game list. With Max Hall at the helm against the Saints, Fitz had his best game of the season (seven catches, 93 yards, and nine targets). 

Steve Breaston returns to the line up. I wouldn't play him until we see what kind of chemistry he has with Hall, but his return should also open up things for Fitz more. 

If you are going to play a Cardinals RB, "Beanie" Wells is your man. Week 5 against the Saints, Wells only ran for 35 yards, but he got 20 carries for the first time in his career. Even with the increased workload for Wells and the decrease in carries for Hightower (only four attempts), I would stay away from Wells this week. Seattle has the second ranked rush defense in the league, only allowing 70 yards per game and 2.9 yards per carry.

If you played the Cardinals defense in either of their last two games, you hit jackpot with the D scoring 21 points (more than the offense). 

The Cardinals defense success seems a bit fluky to me. They rank in the bottom 10 of the NFL in total yards allowed, passing yards allowed, and rushing yards allowed. If they don't force turnovers, the Seahawks will be able to move the ball and put points on the board.