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NFL Week 8 positional fantasy football rankings

2T2J0XM New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara tries to score but is run out of bounds at the 1-yard line by the Jacksonville Jaguars defense in the second half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

Alvin Kamara re-joins the top 10 running backs: Kamara has maintained a ridiculously high 35.8% target rate placing him among the best fantasy running backs in the league.

• Most accurate rankings: Nathan Jahnke’s fantasy rankings have been the most accurate in season rankings over the last 70 regular season weeks, per FantasyPros‘ rankings accuracy competition.

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WR:CB Matchup Chart

These are my fantasy football rankings for Week 8 for PPR leagues, including some notes about players to help you make your weekly decisions.

According to FantasyPros, my rankings are the fourth-most accurate this season and were fifth-most accurate in 2021, second-most in 2020 and third-most in 2019. My rankings are the only ones to finish in the top five in three of the past four seasons.

Last Updated: 12 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29

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Rank Name Team Opp Notes
1 Jalen Hurts PHI @WAS
2 Lamar Jackson BLT @ARZ GM
3 Patrick Mahomes KC @DEN
4 Josh Allen BUF TB
5 Justin Herbert LAC CHI
6 Tua Tagovailoa MIA NE GM
7 Jared Goff DET LV
8 Trevor Lawrence JAX @PIT
9 C.J. Stroud HST @CAR GM
10 Joe Burrow CIN @SF BM
11 Dak Prescott DAL LA GM
12 Brock Purdy SF CIN
13 Kirk Cousins MIN @GB
14 Jordan Love GB MIN
15 Matthew Stafford LA @DAL BM
16 Sam Howell WAS PHI
17 Russell Wilson DEN KC
18 Derek Carr NO @IND GM
19 Gardner Minshew IND NO BM, FA
20 Desmond Ridder ATL @TEN FA
21 Bryce Young CAR HST FA
22 Jimmy Garoppolo LV @DET FA
23 Geno Smith SEA CLV
24 Kenny Pickett PIT JAX FA
25 Baker Mayfield TB @BUF
26 Mac Jones NE @MIA FA
27 Joshua Dobbs ARZ BLT BM, FA
28 Zach Wilson NYJ @NYG FA
29 Tyrod Taylor NYG NYJ BM, FA
30 Tyson Bagent CHI @LAC FA
31 P.J. Walker CLV @SEA FA
32 Will Levis TEN ATL FA

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