Thursday, October 23, 2014

Week 8 fantasy football rankings


Below are Week 8 fantasy football rankings based on potential performance in this week's games for quarterback, running back, wide receiver, tight end, kicker and team defense.

Quarterback
1 Peyton Manning, Denver vs. San Diego 
2 Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay at New Orleans 
3 Drew Brees, New Orleans vs. Green Bay 
4 Andrew Luck, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 
5 Tony Romo, Dallas vs. Washington ...Romo has had multiple TDs passing in five straight games
6 Nick Foles, Philadelphia at Arizona ...Foles returns to Arizona, the state where he played college ball, off a BYE and the passing game is where to attack the Cardinals defense
7 Tom Brady, New England vs. Chicago 
8 Philip Rivers, San Diego at Denver 
9 Matthew Stafford, Detroit at Atlanta 
10 Russell Wilson, Seattle at Carolina ...Wilson became the first quarterback ever last week to throw for 300+ yards and run for 100+ in a game last week
11 Cam Newton, Carolina vs. Seattle 
12 Jay Cutler, Chicago at New England 
13 Ryan Tannehill, Miami at Jacksonville 
14 Carson Palmer, Arizona vs. Philadelphia ...Palmer faced the Eagles late last year and threw for 302 yards with 3 TDs
15 Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh vs. Indianapolis ...The Colts allow the second fewest fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks
16 Matt Ryan, Atlanta vs. Detroit ...Ryan struggles on the road (how about in London?) while Detroit allows the fewest fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks
17 Alex Smith, Kansas City vs. St. Louis ...St. Louis allows the second most fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks
18 Joe Flacco, Baltimore at Cincinnati  
19 Kyle Orton, Buffalo at N.Y. Jets ...The Jets allow the most fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks
20 Andy Dalton, Cincinnati vs. Baltimore


Running Back
1 Matt Forte, Chicago at New England 
2 Arian Foster, Houston at Tennessee 
3 DeMarco Murray, Dallas vs. Washington ...Murray is on pace to finish the season with 2,087 rushing yards
4 Jamaal Charles, Kansas City vs. St. Louis 
5 Le'Veon Bell, Pittsburgh vs. Indianapolis 
6 LeSean McCoy, Philadelphia at Arizona 
7 Shane Vereen, New England vs. Chicago 
8 Ronnie Hillman, Denver vs. San Diego 
9 Joique Bell, Detroit at Atlanta ...Joique Bell is easily the healthiest Detroit running back and gets a soft match-up (no teams allows more fantasy points to running backs than Atlanta)
10 Andre Ellington, Arizona vs. Philadelphia 
11 Lamar Miller, Miami at Jacksonville 
12 Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota at Tampa Bay ...Tampa allows the 4th-most fantasy points to opposing running backs in the NFL
13 Marshawn Lynch, Seattle at Carolina 
14 Ben Tate, Cleveland vs. Oakland 
15 Ahmad Bradshaw, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 
16 Branden Oliver, San Diego at Denver 
17 Eddie Lacy, Green Bay at New Orleans 
18 Giovani Bernard, Cincinnati vs. Baltimore ...Bernard has faced the Ravens three times and did little on the ground, although he has 19 receptions in those three games
19 Doug Martin, Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota 
20 Mark Ingram, New Orleans vs. Green Bay 
21 Trent Richardson, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh ...Richardson (hamstring) needs to be monitored
22 Alfred Morris, Washington at Dallas 
23 Tre Mason, St. Louis at Kansas City 
24 Chris Ivory, N.Y. Jets vs. Buffalo 
25 Darren McFadden, Oakland at Cleveland ...McFadden looks to be setting in as the Raiders' starting running back
26 Denard Robinson, Jacksonville vs. Miami ...Robinson got the start and performed well enough for sure to get another shot this week
27 Reggie Bush, Detroit at Atlanta ...Bush (ankle) says he will play but he may be a limited
28 Justin Forsett, Baltimore at Cincinnati  
29 Anthony Dixon, Buffalo at N.Y. Jets ...Dixon will join Bryce Brown as the new 1-2 tandem in Buffalo with Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller sidelined
30 Bishop Sankey, Tennessee vs. Houston


Wide Receivers
1 Dez Bryant, Dallas vs. Washington 
2 Jordy Nelson, Green Bay at New Orleans ...New Orleans allows the most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers
3 Demaryius Thomas, Denver vs. San Diego ...Thomas has caught 26 passes for 521 yards and 5 TDs in his last three games
4 Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh vs. Indianapolis ...You don't sit Antonio Brown, but Indianapolis is allowing the fewest fantasy points to opposing receivers in the NFL
5 Randall Cobb, Green Bay at New Orleans 
6 Golden Tate, Detroit at Atlanta ...Tate is on pace for 109 reception, 1,483 yards
7 T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 
8 Julio Jones, Atlanta vs. Detroit 
9 Alshon Jeffery, Chicago at New England ...Will Darrelle Revis be on Jeffery or Brandon Marshall?
10 Michael Floyd, Arizona vs. Philadelphia 
11 Kelvin Benjamin, Carolina vs. Seattle 
12 Mike Wallace, Miami at Jacksonville ...Wallace has scored a touchdown in 5 of 6 games
13 Jeremy Maclin, Philadelphia at Arizona 
14 Brandon Marshall, Chicago at New England ...Marshall has finished under 50 yards in five of his last six games
15 Steve Smith, Baltimore at Cincinnati  
16 Vincent Jackson, Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota 
17 Andre Johnson, Houston at Tennessee 
18 Emmanuel Sanders, Denver vs. San Diego 
19 Mike Evans, Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota ...Fresh off a BYE, great match-up - look for Evans to outperform
20 Sammy Watkins, Buffalo at N.Y. Jets 
21 Marques Colston, New Orleans vs. Green Bay 
22 DeAndre Hopkins, Houston at Tennessee 
23 Terrance Williams, Dallas vs. Washington 
24 Keenan Allen, San Diego at Denver 
25 Eric Decker, N.Y. Jets vs. Buffalo 
26 Doug Baldwin, Seattle at Carolina 
27 Pierre Garcon, Washington at Dallas ...Boom or bust - Garcon has four games over 13 PPR points, three games under 5 PPR points
28 Brandin Cooks, New Orleans vs. Green Bay 
29 Roddy White, Atlanta vs. Detroit 
30 A.J. Green, Cincinnati vs. Baltimore ...Green's status for Week 8 (toe) needs to be monitored
31 DeSean Jackson, Washington at Dallas ...Dallas is allowing the 2nd-fewest fantasy points to opposing receivers in the NFL
32 Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona vs. Philadelphia 
33 Julian Edelman, New England vs. Chicago 
34 Kenny Stills, New Orleans vs. Green Bay 
35 Cordarrelle Patterson, Minnesota at Tampa Bay ...If ever there was a week - Tampa allows the 2nd-most fantasy points to opposing wide receivers
36 Mohamed Sanu, Cincinnati vs. Baltimore 
37 Brandon LaFell, New England vs. Chicago 
38 Wes Welker, Denver vs. San Diego 
39 Kendall Wright, Tennessee vs. Houston ...Oddly, Wright has been scoring in bunches this year (4), but has just 32 receptions
40 Torrey Smith, Baltimore at Cincinnati  
41 Allen Robinson, Jacksonville vs. Miami 
42 Jordan Matthews, Philadelphia at Arizona ...Coming off a BYE, I like Matthews to outperform some this week
43 Percy Harvin, N.Y. Jets vs. Buffalo ...Will be interesting, Harvin will make his N.Y. Jets debut although expect him to start slow as he learns the new offense
44 Andrew Hawkins, Cleveland vs. Oakland 
45 Justin Hunter, Tennessee vs. Houston ...Getting rookie QB Zach Mettenberger under center should help Hunter connect with some longer passes given Mettenberger's strong arm
46 Dwayne Bowe, Kansas City vs. St. Louis 
47 Malcom Floyd, San Diego at Denver 
48 Davante Adams, Green Bay at New Orleans 
49 James Jones, Oakland at Cleveland 
50 Brian Quick, St. Louis at Kansas City 



Tight End
1 Julius Thomas, Denver vs. San Diego 
2 Rob Gronkowski, New England vs. Chicago 
3 Greg Olsen, Carolina vs. Seattle ...Seattle is allowing the 3rd-most fantasy points to opposing tight ends in the NFL
4 Jimmy Graham, New Orleans vs. Green Bay 
5 Jordan Cameron, Cleveland vs. Oakland 
6 Dwayne Allen, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 
7 Martellus Bennett, Chicago at New England 
8 Antonio Gates, San Diego at Denver 
9 Jordan Reed, Washington at Dallas ...Dallas is allowing the 2nd-most fantasy points to opposing tight ends in the NFL
10 Travis Kelce, Kansas City vs. St. Louis ...Kelce has scored in three of his last four games
11 Owen Daniels, Baltimore at Cincinnati  ...Cincinnati is allowing the most fantasy points to opposing tight ends in the NFL
12 Delanie Walker, Tennessee vs. Houston 
13 Zach Ertz, Philadelphia at Arizona 
14 Jason Witten, Dallas vs. Washington 
15 Heath Miller, Pittsburgh vs. Indianapolis 
16 Jace Amaro, N.Y. Jets vs. Buffalo 
17 Charles Clay, Miami at Jacksonville 
18 Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Tampa Bay vs. Minnesota 
19 Scott Chandler, Buffalo at N.Y. Jets 
20 Coby Fleener, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 


Kicker
1 Stephen Gostkowski, New England vs. Chicago 
2 Dan Bailey, Dallas vs. Washington 
3 Chandler Catanzaro, Arizona vs. Philadelphia 
4 Adam Vinatieri, Indianapolis at Pittsburgh 
5 Justin Tucker, Baltimore at Cincinnati  
6 Cody Parkey, Philadelphia at Arizona 
7 Nick Folk, N.Y. Jets vs. Buffalo 
8 Steven Hauschka, Seattle at Carolina 
9 Caleb Sturgis, Miami at Jacksonville 
10 Blair Walsh, Minnesota at Tampa Bay 
11 Mason Crosby, Green Bay at New Orleans 
12 Brandon McManus, Denver vs. San Diego 
13 Billy Cundiff, Cleveland vs. Oakland 
14 Greg Zuerlein, St. Louis at Kansas City 
15 Matt Prater, Detroit at Atlanta 
16 Graham Gano, Carolina vs. Seattle 
17 Mike Nugent, Cincinnati vs. Baltimore 
18 Ryan Succop, Tennessee vs. Houston 
19 Robbie Gould, Chicago at New England 
20 Dan Carpenter, Buffalo at N.Y. Jets   


Defense
1 New England DT, vs. Chicago 
2 Houston DT, at Tennessee ...The Houston defense will get to go against Zach Mettenberger in his first career start
3 Buffalo DT, at N.Y. Jets 
4 Minnesota DT, at Tampa Bay 
5 Detroit DT, at Atlanta 
6 Miami DT, at Jacksonville 
7 Cleveland DT, vs. Oakland 
8 New York Jets DT, vs. Buffalo 
9 Seattle DT, at Carolina 
10 Baltimore DT, at Cincinnati  
11 Kansas City DT, vs. St. Louis 
12 Tampa Bay DT, vs. Minnesota 
13 Indianapolis DT, at Pittsburgh 
14 Dallas DT, vs. Washington 
15 Arizona DT, vs. Philadelphia 
16 St. Louis DT, at Kansas City 
17 Tennessee DT, vs. Houston 
18 Cincinnati DT, vs. Baltimore 
19 Philadelphia DT, at Arizona 
20 Carolina DT, vs. Seattle 
   
For full Week 8 rankings, click here to access at Fantasy Football Warehouse.

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