Week 7 History Report

It’s always a good idea to take a look back at recent player performances against their upcoming opponent. Things change fast in today’s NFL. Players change teams and coaches and coordinators come and go so we usually only look back 1-2 years unless there is a really noteworthy trend. Know your history. In many cases it has a way of repeating.

 

Good History

Quarterbacks

Tom Brady (NE @ Pit) – Brady destroyed the Steelers pass defense when they played last season completing 78% of his passes for 298 yards and 4 TDs (30.5 FP). Going back even further, Brady has thrown 17 TDs and 0 INTs against the Steelers over his last five starts against them dating back to 2007 so historically this has been one of Brady’s better matchups. He put up 30+ FP in four of those five games.

Aaron Rodgers (GB vs. Chi) – Rodgers disappointed with only 202 yards and 1 TD in his most recent start against the Bears but if we look at his other three starts against the Bears since 2014, he’s put up stat lines of 189/3, 315/6 and...

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Paul Kelly
Staff Writer/Podcaster

Paul has been a writer and contributor for Fantasy Guru since 2010, writing plenty of preseason and in-season content, including his preseason Mock Drafts. He’s a host on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio, a key contributor for The Fantasy Guru Podcast, and can be heard each week on Down to the Wire with Senior Writer Tom Brolley.