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Week #8 Who to Start Rankings / Projections

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Fantasy football projections are based on the following scoring system:
  • Pass Yards: 25/1pt
  • Pass TD: 4pts
  • Pass INT: -1pt
  • Reception: 1pt
  • Rush/Rec Yards: 10/1pt
  • Rush/Rec TD: 6pts
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The following teams are on a bye this week:
Baltimore, Los Angeles, Miami, New York Giants, Pittsburgh, San Francisco
Players not listed due to injury or suspension:
Rank Player NFL
Opp. Injury
Average Points
& Fantasy
Head to
1Tom Brady NE@BUF   25.1 / A Yes 28.0
2Drew Brees Profiled this Week NOSEA   25.5 / A Yes 27.6
3Aaron Rodgers GB@ATL   26.4 / A Yes 27.5
4Andrew Luck INDKC Que - Shoulder 24.6 / A Yes 27.2
5Jameis Winston Profiled this Week TBOAK   20.4 / A Yes 26.8
6Matt Ryan ATLGB   25.9 / A Yes 26.1
7Russell Wilson SEA@NO   20.5 / A Yes 25.8
8Cam Newton CARARI Que - Shoulder 20.7 / A Yes 23.5
9Alex Smith Profiled this Week KC@IND   17.1 / B Yes 23.5
10Derek Carr OAK@TB Out - Lower Leg 20.6 / B Yes 22.9
11Carson Palmer ARI@CAR   20.1 / A Yes 22.2
12Trevor Siemian Profiled this Week DENSD Que - Shoulder 17.0 / C Yes 22.1
13Ryan Fitzpatrick Profiled this Week NYJ@CLE   12.4 / C Yes 22.0
14Kirk Cousins WAS@CIN   23.4 / A Yes 21.4
15Blake Bortles JAX@TEN   20.9 / A Yes 20.9
16Dak Prescott Profiled this Week DALPHI   22.6 / A Yes 20.9
17Tyrod Taylor Profiled this Week BUFNE Que - Abdomen 20.5 / A Yes 20.7
18Andy Dalton Profiled this Week CINWAS   20.1 / A Yes 20.6
19Brock Osweiler HOUDET   14.2 / B Yes 20.2
20Josh McCown CLENYJ   15.0 / C Yes 20.2
21Marcus Mariota TENJAX IR 20.9 / B Yes 19.3
22Matthew Stafford DET@HOU   20.2 / A Yes 18.0
23Jay Cutler Profiled this Week CHIMIN IR 13.3 / A Yes 17.6
24Carson Wentz PHI@DAL   16.4 / A Yes 15.8
25Sam Bradford MIN@CHI   17.8 / A Yes 15.6
26Philip Rivers SD@DEN   21.0 / A Yes 14.6

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