Week Eight of the fable soccer season is right here, and so are loaded bye weeks. With 4 extra groups off this week, guys like Matt Ryan, Julio Jones, Philip Rivers, Keenan Allen, and Ezekiel Elliott are all off, and that can create extra lineup selections for fable homeowners. That will make those get started ’em, take a seat ’em calls much more vital and figuring out possible sleepers will likely be vital (particularly in NFL DFS contests).
But don’t fear, the Decider is again once more together with his midweek dose of advisable players to play and keep away from in line with matchups and different elements. Here’s help with the entire vital fable selections that will likely be arising right through Week 8.
Fantasy Football Week 8 Start ‘Em: Quarterbacks
Aaron Rodgers, Packers (at LAR), Tom Brady, Patriots (at BUF), Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs (vs. DEN), Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers (vs. CLE), Cam Newton, Panthers (vs. BAL), Drew Brees, Saints (at MIN), Kirk Cousins, Vikings (vs. NO)
Andrew Luck, Colts (at OAK). Luck’s just about the most up to date QB south of Mahomes, and he will get every other nice pass-rush loose spot to provide large.
Andy Dalton, Bengals (vs. TB). He’s again in his convenience zone at 1 p.m. ET at home against a further-depleted Bucs protection that has been cash for quarterbacks.
Jameis Winston, Buccaneers (at CIN). He could make it unpleasant like remaining week, however he’s going to stay throwing a ton to make up for errors.
Jared Goff, Rams (vs. GB). He’ll wish to pour in no less than a pair rankings in a shootout with fellow Cal Bear Rodgers.
Mitchell Trubisky, Bears (vs. NYJ). He’s feeling it on this offense together with his arm and legs. He’s getting more straightforward to consider, particularly at home.
Baker Mayfield, Browns (at PIT). He’s getting his groove together with his key objectives and coffee operating. He can provide the Steelers suits, in spite of taking extra sacks.
Two deep: Eli Manning, Giants (vs. WAS), Alex Smith, Redskins (at NYG)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Sit ‘Em: Quarterbacks
Deshaun Watson, Texans (vs. MIA). Houston can be sensible to stick closely grounded against the Dolphins’ reeling run protection with a banged-up QB and receiving corps — particularly on a brief week.
Carson Wentz, Eagles (vs. JAX in London). He’s a horny weekly man together with his manufacturing, however that is one spot the place you’ll be able to fade him against a nonetheless elite go protection out of the country.
Russell Wilson, Seahawks (at DET). They will have to are available closely operating at the street against a tough go protection with a just right go rush.
Matthew Stafford, Lions (vs. SEA). They will have to need to keep closely operating at home against a tough go protection with a just right go rush.
Joe Flacco, Ravens (at CAR). He’s very laborious to consider at the street, and the matchup is center of the street.
Two deep: Derek Carr, Raiders (vs. IND), Case Keenum, Broncos (at KC)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Start ‘Em: Running backs
Todd Gurley, Rams (vs. GB), Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys (bye), David Johnson, Cardinals (vs, SF), Alvin Kamara and Mark Ingram, Saints (at MIN), Christian McCaffrey, Panthers (vs. BAL), Saquon Barkley, Giants (vs. WAS), Melvin Gordon, Chargers (bye), Kareem Hunt, Chiefs (vs. DEN), Joe Mixon, Bengals (vs. TB), James White, Patriots (at BUF), James Conner, Steelers (vs. CLE), Nick Chubb, Browns (at PIT)
Marlon Mack, Colts (at OAK). He returned at full energy with absolute explosiveness, and the Raiders may have a troublesome time slowing him down.
Lamar Miller, Texans (vs. MIA). The former Dolphin will have to see every other large workload, and his former team can also be worn down against the run.
Kerryon Johnson, Lions (vs. SEA). The breakout carries on with sufficient carries even with out the quick TDs.
Raheem Mostert, 49ers (at ARI). He seems darn just right as a runner and receiver, and Matt Breida shouldn’t be enjoying against a foul run protection.
Chris Carson, Seahawks (at DET). He’ll be wholesome after a bye to steer their backfield against a shaky run protection.
Phillip Lindsay, Broncos (at KC). Lindsay is in for every other all-around robust game together with his receiving pop and Royce Freeman now coping with a foul ankle.
Alex Collins, Ravens (at CAR). He’s now not essentially the most inspiring matchup, however he’s getting the ball so much and has a superb opportunity to get again finally zone.
T.J. Yeldon, Jaguars (vs. PHI in London). They’re more than likely going to wish to check down and throw to the RB without reference to the QB since the Eagles can immediately up stop their common operating.
Three deep: Jalen Richard, Raiders (vs. IND), Peyton Barber or Ronald Jones, Buccaneers (at CIN), Chris Ivory, Bills (if LeSean McCoy doesn’t play vs. NE)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Sit ‘Em: Running backs
Mark Ingram, Saints (at MIN). He actually struggled against this nasty run protection within the playoffs, and game go with the flow makes it extra of a Kamara game. So, take a seat him if you’ll be able to.
Carlos Hyde, Jaguars (vs. PHI in London). He’s now not going to be the most efficient model of Leonard Fournette with a brand new team against a difficult run protection.
Latavius Murray, Vikings (vs. NO). The Saints are actually just right against the run, so he’ll cool off right here, at the same time as an outlet receiver.
Jordan Howard, Bears (vs. NYJ). If you’re now not getting a TD, you’re now not getting anything else. The matchup isn’t just right for that.
Adrian Peterson, Redskins (at NYG). He’s now not going to break away for any just right gains between the tackles right here.
Kenyan Drake, Dolphins (at HOU). The Texans are in place to dominate TNF defensively.
Isaiah Crowell, Jets (at CHI). He’s were given a foul foot and now a foul matchup, too.
Aaron Jones, Packers (at LAR). He’s now not going to be unleashed after the bye and so they’ll want Jamaal Williams in there extra for go professional in catchup mode.
Three deep: Corey Clement, Eagles (vs. JAX in London), Duke Johnson Jr. Browns (at PIT), Kenjon Barner, Patriots (at BUF),
Fantasy Football Week 8 Start ‘Em: Wide receivers
Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster, Steelers (vs. CLE), DeAndre Hopkins, Texans (vs. MIA), Michael Thomas, Saints (at MIN), Julio Jones, Falcons (bye), Odell Beckham Jr., Giants (vs. WAS), Davante Adams, Packers (at LAR), A.J. Green and Tyler Boyd, Bengals (vs. TB), Keenan Allen, Chargers (bye), Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen, Vikings (vs. NO), Tyreek Hill, Chiefs (vs. DEN), Golden Tate and Kenny Golladay, Lions Ivs. SEA), Brandin Cooks and Robert Woods, Rams (vs. GB), Jarvis Landry, Browns (at PIT), Alshon Jeffery, Eagles (vs. JAX in London), Mike Evans, Buccaneers (at CIN), Josh Gordon and Julian Edelman, Patriots (at BUF), Emmanuel Sanders, Broncos (at KC), T.Y. Hilton, Colts (at OAK)
Sterling Shepard, Giants (vs. WAS). He’s a borderline every-week get started together with his robust play. This is a no brainer with the Redskins’ secondary hurting.
DeSean Jackson, Buccaneers (at CIN). He and Winston haven’t been at the similar web page, however the Bengals have had a troublesome time preventing deep-shot performs.
John Brown, Ravens (at CAR). You too can lengthen to Willie Snead, however Brown’s velocity and quickness will likely be tricky for the Panthers to deal with.
Allen Robinson, Bears (vs. NYJ). He’ll get the most efficient outdoor cornerback matchup this week with Trumaine Johnson more likely to pass over every other game.
Larry Fitzgerald, Cardinals (vs. SF). He scored remaining week, and he will have to be used higher with new offensive play calls.
Jordy Nelson, Raiders (vs. IND). There’s not more Amari Cooper. Expect Carr to be throwing incessantly, as he’s maximum the acquainted receiver, and he will have to get high-target quantity lining up far and wide.
Courtland Sutton, Broncos (at KC). He has the most efficient shot to attain a rubbish TD outdoor past due.
Kelvin Benjamin, Bills (vs. NE). He was once viable together with his former Panthers teammate and current QB Derek Anderson remaining week, and he’s their very best guess to get finally zone past due within the game.
Three deep: Chris Hogan, Patriots (at BUF), Tre’Quan Smith, Saints (at MIN), Danny Amendola, Dolphins (at HOU),
Fantasy Football Week 8 Sit ‘Em: Wide receivers
Marvin Jones Jr., Lions (vs. SEA). He’s now not scoring and he’s fading badly in the back of Tate and Golladay. The plan will have to be numerous operating.
Taylor Gabriel, Bears (vs. NYJ). They’re now not forcing issues to him, and he’s going to get a tough matchup vs. Morris Claiborne.
Devin Funchess, Panthers (vs. BAL). The Ravens’ protection is robust outdoor, and he gained’t get loose for a just right same old day.
Michael Crabtree, Ravens (at CAR). He’s just been “meh” in maximum games as a low-ceiling PPR man when he isn’t scoring. This spot against the Panthers is not so just right for him.
Marquise Goodwin, 49ers (at ARI). Patrick Peterson will nonetheless be a Cardinal this week and has the rate to take Goodwin away.
Nelson Agholor, Eagles (at JAX in London). The Jaguars are susceptible within the slot with accidents there, however it’s nonetheless laborious to consider him within or outdoor in a disappointing season.
Tyler Lockett, Seahawks (at DET). The Lions’ go rush will prohibit any pictures for giant performs.
Sammy Watkins, Chiefs (vs. DEN). He gained’t see a lot paintings as they stomp far and wide the Broncos with Hunt, Hill, and Travis Kelce.
Three deep: All Redskins (at NYG), Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison, Packers (at LAR), All Jaguars (vs. PHI in London)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Start ‘Em: Tight ends
Travis Kelce, Chiefs (vs. DEN), Zach Ertz, Eagles (vs. JAX in London), Rob Gronkowski, Patriots (if he performs at BUF), Jimmy Graham, Packers (at LAR), Eric Ebron, Colts (at OAK), George Kittle, 49ers (at ARI), Trey Burton, Bears (vs. NYJ)
David Njoku, Browns (at PIT). He’s beginning to reside as much as his immense possible with Mayfield, and has stuck TDs in consecutive games. Plus, this matchup is exceptional.
Greg Olsen, Panthers (vs. BAL). He scored remaining week and it’s more straightforward to throw at the Ravens within then to check their cornerbacks.
O.J. Howard, Buccaneers (at CIN). The Bengals can’t actually quilt him with their linebackers hurting and smaller-sized safeties.
Jared Cook, Raiders (vs. IND). He will turn out to be the 1A target for Carr with Cooper in Dallas, and the Colts’ corners will pressure extra issues to funnel within.
C.J. Uzomah, Bengals (vs. TB). Seemingly, Uzomah has a superb opportunity to get a large play or rating each week. The opponent traces up for every other just right day.
Two deep: Vance McDonald, Steelers (vs. CLE), Benjamin Watson, Saints (at MIN)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Sit ‘Em: Tight ends
Kyle Rudolph, Vikings (vs. NO). The Saints are a few of the stingiest defenses against the placement.
Jordan Reed, Redskins (at NYG). He’s been terrible of past due with restricted consider from Smith.
Evan Engram, Giants (vs. WAS). He regarded out of sync right through his go back on Monday, and the Redskins gained’t help him escape.
Ricky Seals-Jones, Cardinals (vs. SF). It’s actually laborious to move down this smartly once more with any self assurance you’ll get one thing.
Two deep: Michael Roberts, Lions (vs. SEA), Chris Herndon, Jets (at CHI)
Fantasy Football Week 8 Start ‘Em: Defense/particular groups
Texans (vs. MIA), Bears (vs. NYJ), Eagles (vs. JAX in London), Patriots (at BUF)
Cardinals (vs. SF). San Francisco the opposite direction is getting buzz, however Arizona is the only at home and has higher playmakers and delivered of their first matchup.
Steelers (vs. CLE). The Browns are striking up extra issues, however they’re giving up sacks and beginning a rookie QB at the street.
Chiefs (vs. DEN). They have been a sneaky streamer at home in Week 7 and can get it achieved once more vs. the Broncos as their offense assists in keeping striking force on groups to make errors. As a programming be aware, they’ve were given the Browns and Cardinals subsequent.
Redskins (at NYG). They’ve been forged with the exception of for that Saints game, and the Giants have a tendency to be sloppier with sacks and giveaways at home.
Jaguars (vs. PHI in London). They’ve dropped down a long way at midseason, however right here’s a sense they’ll play extra impressed with a transformation of surroundings and problem by way of their trainer in desperation mode.
Fantasy Football Week 8 Sit ‘Em: Defense/particular groups
Broncos (at KC). Hope you had a good time with that Cardinals game.
Vikings (vs. NO). We noticed the Ravens’ ineffectiveness against the Saints remaining week.
Ravens (at CAR). The Panthers don’t surrender a lot and the time table forward doesn’t encourage a just right fact protection to be that playable.
Browns (at PIT). They stay getting it achieved by way of doing a ton, however the Steelers’ offense will have to be lit after a bye.
Seahawks (at DET). They’re coming off a bye and headed to a matchup against a ball-control Lions offense.
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