Welcome to the DFS Playbook for NFL Week 7!

While the overall player pool has been thinned out with six teams on a bye, things aren't as rough for us in the DFS community as it is for the seasonal fantasy football players. “Byemageddon” or the “Byepocalypse,” whatever they're calling it on that side isn't hitting us as hard over here. There is still plenty of elite talent from which to choose and, if anything, fewer choices between top players is actually more beneficial to us. Think about it…

When you come to the Playbook, you're looking for a way to narrow down the choices and pick players who will, hopefully, smash for you. If the choices have already been whittled down thanks to the bye weeks, then we get another narrowing...