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

Cleveland Browns tight end Harrison Bryant (88) catches a pass and runs in for a touchdown in the second quarter of the NFL Week 7 game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns at Paul Brown Stadium in downtown Cincinnati on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. The Bengals led 17-10 at halftime. Cleveland Browns At Cincinnati Bengals

Free-agent acquisition budget (FAAB) leagues level the playing field for nabbing fantasy free agents after each week of the NFL season. They also allow fantasy managers to employ a great deal more strategy when acquiring players because each team has a limited amount of dollars to work with. All players in this article will be rostered in less than half of Yahoo leagues unless otherwise noted.

Here is how you should be allocating your FAAB heading into Week 8.

Running Back Roundup

Suggested FAAB Spend: 25% or more

Boston Scott, Giovani Bernard and Jamaal Williams are all pass-catching backs who have been elevated to larger roles because of injuries ahead of them on the depth chart. They all scored in Week 7 and are in line for large roles in the coming weeks. All three are rostered in more than half of Yahoo leagues, so this section is simply a reminder to check for them on waivers. 

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