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NFL Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings, Waiver Targets & Drop Candidates

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Week 8 of the 2021 fantasy football season is nearly upon us, and this week's waiver wire presents starting options at both running back and wide receiver. Most FAB should be spent on injury-replacement players like Philadelphia Eagles running back Kenneth Gainwell, who should see an expanding role.

Let’s dive into my fantasy football rankings at each position for Week 8, in addition to which players to drop and target on the waiver wire.

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These rankings are based on full PPR scoring. The strength of schedule is based on PFF’s SoS metric. (No. 1 is the easiest matchup and No. 32 the hardest).

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