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The Fantasy Edge 2021 Week 8: Tailspin

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This week on the podcast, we discuss the Bears, Lions, and other teams in a losing spiral. And how poor quarterbacking has an effect on our downfield fantasy options.

Plus our regular critique of the early ranks of waiver pickups on Fantasy Pros.

And much more!

Richard Savill and Dennis Sosic are your hosts for fantasy advice, insights and breaking news.

The Fantasy Edge 2021 Week 8

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In this podcast we discuss:

News

  • Chicago Bears – Bears are in a fantasy tailspin. The only bright spot is Khalil Herbert. What can be done?
  • Detroit Lions – Dan Campbell said he would shake things up. The Lions stayed close with the Rams on Sunday, but it wasn’t enough.
  • Malcolm Brown – The Miami Dolphins minor backfield committee member goes on IR (quad).
  • Zach Ertz – First game with Cardinals posts 66 yards and a score. Learns playbook in less than a week.
  • Cam Newton – Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said the team has reached out to Cam Newton.
  • Davante Adams – Thursday Night appearance in doubt.

Waivers

Skill players from the Week 8 Fantasy Pros ranked waiver list:

WAIVERS WEEK 8 FANTASY PROS RANKINGS
Quarterbacks Running Backs Wide Receivers Tight Ends
QB1 Trevor Lawrence RB1 Kenneth Gainwell WR1 Michael Gallup TE1 Robert Tonyan
QB2 Daniel Jones RB2 Rashaad Penny WR2 Laviska Shenault Jr. TE2 C.J. Uzomah
QB3 Deshaun Watson RB3 Boston Scott WR3 Rashod Bateman TE3 Evan Engram
QB4 Mac Jones RB4 Marlon Mack WR4 Will Fuller V TE4 Mo Alie-Cox
QB5 Ben Roethlisberger RB5 Brandon Bolden WR5 Darius Slayton TE5 Tyler Conklin
RB6 Samaje Perine WR6 Russell Gage TE6 Dan Arnold
RB7 J.J. Taylor WR7 Jamison Crowder
RB8 Peyton Barber WR8 K.J. Osborn
WR9 Van Jefferson
WR10 Allen Lazard
WR11 Bryan Edwards
WR12 Tre’Quan Smith
WR13 Zach Pascal
WR14 Kalif Raymond
WR15 Kendrick Bourne
WR16 Jamal Agnew
All this and much, much, more on The Fantasy Edge…
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About Richard Savill

Richard is an NFL Fantasy Football Writer and Editor of Fantasy Six Pack. Host of The Fantasy Edge Podcast. FantasyPros Contributor. Member of the FSWA. Richard is known for his "outside the box" insight into NFL fantasy football. He ranked 6th in draft rankings on Fantasy Pros in 2020.

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