Fantasy Football Week 8: Start’em / Sit’em
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Michael Floyd PHI (73%, 11) – Carson Palmer is back which means so is Floyd as a solid WR2 every week. He has scored a TD in both games since Palmer has come back and should be prominently involved in what looks like a high scoring game with the Eagles in week 8.
Keenan Allen @DEN (59%, 9) – The Chargers are going to have to pass the ball tonight to keep up with the Broncos and I’m hearing they will make an effort to get Allen involved early. It’s been a disappointing season for Allen so far, but he has too much talent to be bad for much longer.
Mohamed Sanu BAL (46% ,8) – Struggled in week 7 (3-54), but was targeted 9 times and A.J. Green is still out. Sanu should be Andy Dalton’s #1 target and the Ravens surprisingly have given up the 7th most fantasy points to opposing WRs. With Dalton’s recent struggles there is always a chance Sanu throws another TD pass (2 career).
Doug Baldwin @CAR (27% , 9) – As predicted the Percy Harvin trade led to an increase in targets for Baldwin last week (season high 11) and should continue to make Baldwin a viable PPR starter as your WR3/FLEX. The Panthers D is giving up the 4th most fantasy points to opposing WRs and I think Baldwin will have a big day.
Andre Holmes @CLE (22%, 10) – Was shut down by Patrick Peterson last week (3-34), but Holmes gave him problems and should have had two more catches (drop, PI). Holmes faces another tough test in Joe Haden this week, but I think Holmes will do enough to deserve a spot in your lineup as a WR3/FLEX.
Allen Robinson MIA (10% , 9) – Has had at least 7 targets in each of the last 5 games and has become Blake Bortles go-to WR. The Dolphins pass D is tough but their corners are generously listed at 5’10, so the 6’3 Robinson should be able to get open.
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Jordan Reed @DAL (50%, 10) – Dallas has been vulnerable to opposing TEs (allowing 2nd most fantasy points) and Jordan Reed has been awesome since returning from injury in week 6 (13-146). I think Reed finds the end zone this week and puts up close to 20 points.
Zach Ertz @AZ (32%, 9) – Has been under-utilized so far this season mainly due to QB Nick Foles missing an open Ertz all over the field. Coming off a bye and playing a Cardinals team that struggles to cover TEs, this could be Ertz’s breakout game.
Jordan Cameron OAK (64%,7) – Disappointed last week with just 1 catch, but was targeted 6 times and should be able to get back on track against a sub-par Oakland D. Cameron should be the #1 receiving option on the Browns until Josh Gordon gets back, so don’t take him out of your starting lineups quite yet.