Week 8 War Room October 27, 2013  |  Jeff

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Welcome to Week 8 of the fake football season, which promises to be more kind than Week 7. After all, is it even possible for a single week to wreck the fantasy landscape like last week did? Now, enough of the complaining…we have work to do! With the mountainous pile of injuries and bye weeks on our Week 8 plates, lineup decisions are getting very tricky. Before you finalize your lineups, be sure to utilize all the great content that The Fake Football has to offer and good luck in Week 8!



–  The latest edition of Last Second Decisions is back, providing a comprehensive look at every bit of lineup research possible. Be sure to check it out.rsz_rivers

Fake Football, Real Questions is back with a new batch of questions for our staff writers to dive into.

– If you’re looking for some solid eats for your NFL viewing party, be sure to scope out the newest recipes in Game Day Grub.

– Dreaming of Streaming Part I and Part II will help you wrangle up the best in streaming defenses from your waiver wire.

Start/Sit is back with the best in lineup advice for those difficult fake football calls.

– If you’re looking for a preview of Week 8 from a statistical standpoint, our very own Matchup Machine delivers the goods.

Garbage Time Romance is back once again, identifying some lower-tiered options who will feast on late game production.
Finally, we proudly present the Week 8 The Fake Football Staff Rankings. Feel free to leave those lineup questions in the comments below!

2013 Fantasy Football Rankings powered by FantasyPros

38 Responses

  1. Norman says:

    12 Team PPR: I picked up Hillis to start as my #2 flex this week, I also have McGahee & would love to drop him. Would you pick up McCluster, M Ball, Bowe, J Randle, Tolbert, JStew, for either (or both)? Also, how would you rank them for waivers?

  2. Noah says:

    Sproles, Amendola, T. Williams, J. Randle–pick 2 for .5 ppr.

  3. Alex says:

    PPR…Edelman or T Austin? Already starting Amendola.

  4. Alex says:

    PPR… Ellington or J Rodgers?

  5. Walter Black says:

    12 team 1PPR; do I go with guaranteed starter touches from J randle or change of pace role touches from B Bolden. Thanks

  6. red says:

    Which 2 would you pick in ppr – j.randle, j. gordon, and z.stacy? thanks

  7. Chris says:

    Boykin or Amendola as a WR3 (0.5PPR) ? I’m starting Jordy Nelson as well so I’m a bit spooked at the idea of starting 2 WR’s on the same team.

  8. jim says:

    Lamar Miller or Josh Gordon in flex PPR?

    Mike Wallace or Jimmy Graham (now that he is active) in flex ppr?

  9. Vlad says:

    .5 PPR who to start at FLEX? J. Gordon or SJax?

  10. Chris says:

    Better stash going forward? Montee Ball or David Wilson. Also, Zac Stacy or Lamar Miller in a std league today?

  11. John says:

    .5ppr jimmy graham or fauria? thanks

    • Jeff says:

      I would take the safe route here with Fauria. We have no clue how healthy Graham really is in this case.

    • Jeff says:

      On second thought, this may be right about the line where you may consider Graham. I’m gonna retract my statement there and say Graham here. I would play most top 10 TE over him but Fauria is probably about where you’d trust Graham. Sorry for the longwinded explanation here!

  12. Kellsbella says:

    Ppr: ivory, jaquizz or MJD?

  13. Kellsbella says:

    .5 ppr pick 3: sproles, Blackmon, Stevie, Nicks, MJD, helu

    Standard scoring pick 1: sproles/sjax

  14. Shallow Hal says:

    Good morning. Need 1 at flex in ppr: MJD, Z Stacy, Lamar Miller? Thanks

  15. anthony says:

    1 point ppr.Le’von bell or Reed?

  16. louis says:

    1 point ppr.Nicks or Gordon?

  17. frankie says:

    Should I roll with Pryor or Reed in my q/w/r/t spot?1 point ppr.

  18. tourinct says:

    10 team non PPR need 2 of Stacey, Ellington, L Miller. 14 team non PPR MJD or Helu? Thanks.

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