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NFL Week 8 Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet

It's Week 8 of the 2020 fantasy football season, and whether you're trying to capitalize on a strong start in your fantasy league or looking to finish in the money in large-scale DFS tournaments, we here at PFF have you covered.

Here you can find everything from Week 8 injury reports to skill position rankings to potential DFS blowup candidates. So sit back, relax and let PFF's team of analysts guide you to that Week 8 win.

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Fantasy Football: 5 WR/CB matchups to target and 5 WR/CB matchups to avoid in Week 8

Using PFF's wide receiver/cornerback matchup chart, here are five wide receivers to target and five to avoid in fantasy football ahead of Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season. Read more…


Erickson: Week 8 fantasy football rankings overview

PFF’s Andrew Erickson previews the NFL Week 8 slate from a fantasy football perspective, breaking down stats and trends that informed his Week 8 fantasy football rankings. Read more…


Fantasy Football: Week 8 expected fantasy points report

Kyler Murray leads all quarterbacks in fantasy points over expectation over the past four weeks. Find out who joins the Arizona Cardinals signal-caller atop the expected fantasy points leaderboard across all fantasy football positions heading into Week 8. Read more…


Fantasy Football Week 8 injury report: Updates on Christian McCaffrey, Michael Thomas, Joe Mixon and more

PFF injury analyst Mario Pilato combs through the official injury reports for each Week 8 game and gives updates and analysis for fantasy-relevant players. Read more…


Evans: Fantasy Football Passing Report ahead of NFL Week 8

PFF's Jarad Evans analyzes utilization metrics to determine which NFL players are earning more fantasy-friendly roles within their passing offenses. Read more…


Week 8 fantasy football start ’em or sit ’em for IDP leagues

With seven weeks of NFL action under our belts, here are starts and sits for Week 8 in IDP leagues — including thoughts on Jeffery Simmons and Anthony Hitchens. Read more…


Kremenjas: NFL Week 8 fantasy football start ’em or sit ’em

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk is a surefire starter this week with Deebo Samuel out, according to Sosa Kremenjas' fantasy football sit/start advice for NFL Week 8. Read more…


Hartitz: Fantasy Football Week 8 Mismatch Manifesto

PFF's Ian Hartitz breaks down the biggest mismatches in fantasy football based on matchup-specific metrics on offense and defense heading into Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season. Read more…


Jahnke: Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings

Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell has big-game potential against his former team this week, according to Nathan Jahnke's Week 8 fantasy football rankings. Read more…


Erickson: NFL Week 8 fantasy football start 'em or sit 'em

PFF's Andrew Erickson green-lights Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz and Kansas City Chiefs running back Le'Veon Bell in his NFL Week 8, Halloween edition of his fantasy football sit/start decisions. Read more…


Fantasy Football: Week 8 WR/CB matchups and TE breakdown

Examining every Week 8 wide receiver/cornerback matchup for fantasy football, plus a look at every team's tight end group. Read more…


Fantasy football: Week 8 waiver wire pickups and fantasy targets for IDP leagues

Los Angeles Chargers edge defender Melvin Ingram III headlines Week 8's waiver wire pickups for IDP fantasy football leagues. Read more…


Fantasy Football: Taking stock of every NFL backfield ahead of NFL Week 8

PFF's Ian Hartitz breaks down every NFL backfield for fantasy football ahead of Week 8 with notes on running back DFS strategy. Read more…


Kremenjas: Fantasy football QB/TE/DEF streamers for NFL Week 8

Carolina Panthers quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is a quality fantasy football streaming option yet again, according to Sosa Kremenjas' list of QB/TE/DEF streamers ahead of NFL Week 8. Read more…


Fantasy Football: Examining high-value touches and targets ahead of Week 8

Examining which skill players are seeing the most high-value touches and targets for fantasy football and DFS heading into Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season. Read more…


McFarland: Fantasy Football Utilization Report following NFL Week 7

PFF's Dwain McFarland analyzes utilization metrics to determine which NFL players are earning more fantasy-friendly roles within their offenses ahead of fantasy football Week 8. Read more…


Fantasy Football: PFF's trade value chart for redraft leagues ahead of Week 8

PFF's Ben Brown assigns a dollar value to every fantasy football player above replacement level for standard-structure leagues, helping you make the best decision possible when it comes to fantasy football trades. Read more…


Fantasy Football Week 8 Waiver Wire FAAB Report: Chase Edmonds, Carlos Hyde, Rashard Higgins and others to add

Week 8 fantasy football waiver wire FAAB targets: Chase Edmonds, Carlos Hyde and Rashard Higgins, plus deep-league options at every position. Read more…


Fantasy Football: NFL Week 8 QB Rankings

PFF's Ian Hartitz breaks down his Week 8 fantasy football quarterback rankings, where Aaron Rodgers joins the top three ahead of a home tilt versus the Minnesota Vikings. Read more…


Erickson: Fantasy football waiver wire targets ahead of NFL Week 8

PFF's Andrew Erickson offers an early guide to navigating the Week 8 fantasy football waiver wire with options at every position, including deep-league targets. Read more…


Kremenjas: Fantasy football waiver wire targets ahead of NFL Week 8

PFF's Sosa Kremenjas identifies fantasy football waiver wire targets based on usage rates, target shares and injuries heading into Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season. Read more…


Jahnke: 5 to Waiver Wire Add, 5 to Cut, 5 to Sell High, 5 to Buy Low Week 8

PFF's Nathan Jahnke prepares fantasy football managers to make moves by breaking down five players to add, drop, buy low and sell high heading into Week 8 of the 2020 NFL season. Read more…


FAAB bidding strategies ahead of NFL Week 8: The Harrison Bryant breakout week

Free-agent acquisition budget (FAAB) leagues level the playing field for nabbing fantasy free agents after each week of NFL action, and Harrison Bryant is a top priority after Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season. Read more…


 

DFS

Best NFL game stacks to target for DFS GPPs in Week 8

A look into five games on the NFL Week 8 slate that offer value for DFS game stacks. Read more…


DFS data dive: The highest fantasy ceilings of NFL Week 8

Identifying the best DFS stacks for the Week 8 DFS main slate by projecting the likelihood of each individual QB, RB, WR, TE and DST finishing as the highest-scoring player. Read more…


DFS data dive: Hunting the best stacks of Week 8

Identifying the best DFS stacks for the Week 8 DFS main slate by projecting the likelihood of each individual QB, RB, WR, TE and DST finishing as the highest-scoring player. Read more…


Fantasy Football: DFS Week 8 tournament picks

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk had his best receiving usage of the season in Week 7, making him a priority piece in game stacks for Week 8 DFS tournaments. Read more…


DFS: Week 8 Tournament Leverage Plays

This week's DFS tournament leverage plays include Diontae Johnson serving as a discount version of Keenan Allen. Read more…


 

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