2018 Fantasy Football — Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings and NFL Injury Report

Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings and NFL Injury Report

Pat Mayo and Chris Meaney recap Week 7 and debate Mayo’s Week 8 Waiver Wire Rankings, and update you on the injuries and news from the NFL.

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2018 Week 8 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in leagues
  • Last Updated: Tuesday Evening
  • PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis on Monday morning show
  • Bye Weeks: LA Chargers, Tennessee, Atlanta, Dallas


2018 Week 8 Waiver Wire Rankings: Running Back

RB BREAKDOWN

1. Marlon Mack
2. Jalen Richard
3. Raheem Mostert
4. Aaron Jones
5. Ito Smith
6. Chris Ivory
7. Duke Johnson
8. Wendell Smallwood
9. Kenjon Barner
10. Trenton Cannon
11. D’Onta Foreman
12. Frank Gore
13. Spencer Ware
14. Gio Bernard
15. Javorius Allen
16. LeGarrette Blount
17. Nyheim Hines
18. Ronald Jones
19. Devontae Booker
20. Malcolm Brown
21. Chase Edmunds
22. Mike Davis
23. Marcus Murphy
24. Tyler Ervin
25. Jamaal Williams
26. Darren Sproles
27. Josh Adams
28. Ty Montgomery
29. Rashaad Penny
30. Kyle Juszczyk
31. Alfred Blue
32. Theo Riddick


2018 Week 8 Waiver Wire Rankings: Wide Receiver

WR BREAKDOWN

1. Geronimo Allison
2. Christian Kirk
3. Tre’Quan Smith
4. Chris Godwin
5. Jermaine Kearse
6. Michael Gallup
7. Tyrell Williams
8. Mike Williams
9. Dede Westbrook
10. Martavis Bryant
11. Keke Coutee
12. Cole Beasley
13. Keelan Cole
14. Josh Reynolds
15. Chester Rogers
16. Adam Humphries
17. Willie Snead
18. Tajae Sharpe
19. Albert Wilson
20. Donte Moncrief
21. Robby Anderson
22. Antonio Callaway
23. Chris Hogan
24. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
25. Courtland Sutton
26. Damion Ratley
27. Chris Conley
28. Danny Amendola
29. DJ Moore
30. David Moore
31. Jakeem Grant
32. Jamison Crowder
33. Torrey Smith
34. Justin Hardy


2018 Week 8 Waiver Wire Rankings: Tight End

1. C.J. Uzomah
2. Chris Herndon
3. Ben Watson
4. Vance McDonald
5. Dallas Goedert
6. Jack Doyle
7. Cameron Brate
8. Jesse James


2018 Week 8 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

1. Mitch Trubisky vs NYJ
2. Case Keenum at KC
3. Baker Mayfield at PIT
4. Derek Carr vs IND
5. C.J. Beathard at ARZ
6. Alex Smith at NYG


2018 Week 8 Waiver Wire Rankings: DST Streams

1. NE at BUF
2. ARZ vs SF
3. DET vs SEA
4. KC vs DEN
5. WSH at NYG
6. PIT vs CLE
7. SF at ARZ


2018 Fantasy Football: Week 7 Injury Report

RB

  • Sony Michel (knee) — Week-to-week; doubtful for Week 8
  • Payton Barber (???)  — Undisclosed injury; questionable for Week 8
  • LeSean McCoy (head) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Chris Ivory (foot) — Remained in game; questionable for Week 8
  • Marshawn Lynch (groin/core muscle) — Placed on Injured reserve
  • Bilal Powell (neck) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Royce Freeman (ankle) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Melvin Gordon (hamstring) — Missed Week 7; on bye Week 8
  • Matt Breida (ankle) — Exited game, returned, exited again in second half; questionable for Week 8
  • Dalvin Cook (hamstring) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Leonard Fournette (hamstring) — Missed Week 7; doubtful for Week 8
  • Darren Sproles (hamstring) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Gio Bernard (knee) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Theo Riddick (knee) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Chris Thompson (ribs) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • D’Onta Foreman (Achilles) — Missed Week 7; doubtful for Week 8
  • Robert Turbin (shoulder) — Missed Week 7; doubtful for Week 8

WR

  • Keke Coutee (hamstring) — Exited game; will not play Week 8
  • Amari Cooper (concussion) — Traded to Cowboys; on bye Week 8
  • Albert Wilson (hip) — Exited game; doubtful for Week 8
  • Kenny Stills (groin) — Exited game; doubtful for Week 8
  • Marquise Goodwin (leg) — Exited briefly; returned to game
  • Torrey Smith (leg) — Remained in game; questionable for Week 8
  • Cooper Kupp (knee) — Missed Week 7; doubtful for Week 8
  • Jamison Crowder (ankle) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Paul Richardson (knee) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Rashard Higgins (knee) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Ryan Grant (ankle) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Tavon Austin (groin) — Missed Week 7; on bye Week 8
  • Dante Pettis (knee) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8

TE

  • Ricky Seals-Jones (forearm) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Geoff Swaim (knee) — Exited game; on bye Week 8
  • Erik Swoope (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Rob Gronkowski (back) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Jack Doyle (hip) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • James O’Shaughnessy (hip) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Ryan Griffin (illness) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
QB
  • DeShaun Watson (lung) — Remained in game; expected to play Week 8
  • Josh Allen (elbow) — Missed Week 7; questionable for Week 8
  • Ryan Tannehill (shoulder) — Missed Week 7; doubtful for Week 8
  • Josh Rosen (toe) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8

OL

  • Vikings G Tom Compton (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Ravens G Bradley Bozeman (calf) — Exited game; questionable for Week 8
  • Titans Josh Kline G (leg) — Exited game; on bye Week 8


2018 Week 7 Running Back Snap Shares

NOTE: Sometimes there is more than one RB on the field at the same time OR none. Hence why each team’s snap share doesn’t add up to 100%

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