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NFL Week 8 Positional Fantasy Football Rankings

Atlanta Falcons tight end Kyle Pitts (8), makes a catch over Miami Dolphins cornerback Xavien Howard (25), late in the fourth quarter against the Miami Dolphins during NFL game at Hard Rock Stadium Sunday in Miami Gardens.

Each week, PFF's fantasy football analysts post rankings in PPR, non-PPR and 0.5-PPR formats for the league's offensive skill positions. IDP rankings are also folded into the mix, making the PFF rankings pages the go-to resource for all your fantasy football decisions during the 2021 NFL season.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings are currently fourth out of 188 analysts for the 2021 season.

Here are my fantasy football rankings for Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions.

Last Updated: 12:00 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 31


  • GM: Good matchup, using PFF's strength of schedule and matchup tools
  • BM: Bad matchup, using PFF's strength of schedule and matchup tools
  • DNP: Did not participate in team's most recent practice due to injury
  • LP: Limited participation in team's most recent practice due to injury
  • D: Player is doubtful to play due to injury
  • Q: Player is questionable to play due to injury
  • FA: Free agent available in at least 80% of ESPN leagues
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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Josh Allen BUF MIA
2 Patrick Mahomes KC NYG
3 Kyler Murray ARZ GB
4 Jalen Hurts PHI @DET GM
5 Matthew Stafford LA @HST GM
6 Tom Brady TB @NO BM
7 Justin Herbert LAC NE
8 Joe Burrow CIN @NYJ GM
9 Kirk Cousins MIN DAL GM
10 Daniel Jones NYG @KC
11 Aaron Rodgers GB @ARZ BM
12 Ryan Tannehill TEN @IND
13 Matt Ryan ATL CAR
14 Carson Wentz IND TEN
15 Teddy Bridgewater DEN WAS
16 Jameis Winston NO TB BM
17 Trevor Lawrence JAX @SEA
18 Taylor Heinicke WAS @DEN
19 Sam Darnold CAR @ATL
20 Mac Jones NE @LAC FA
21 Tua Tagovailoa MIA @BUF
22 Geno Smith SEA JAX GM, FA
23 Ben Roethlisberger PIT @CLV BM, FA
24 Jared Goff DET PHI FA
25 Baker Mayfield CLV PIT
26 Jimmy Garoppolo SF @CHI FA
27 Cooper Rush DAL @MIN BM, FA
28 Justin Fields CHI SF FA
29 Davis Mills HST LA FA
30 Mike White NYJ CIN FA
31 Trey Lance SF @CHI FA

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