Week 8 Starts and Sits

Week 8 Starts and Sits

            It is time to reveal our week 8 starts and sits! Know for our week 8 starts and sits we go through every position at every game. These are based on our projections and they may not directly correlate with your specific start and sits for your team. If you have any questions feel free to reach out to us or follow us on Instagram @the_football_therapist. There you will also find our week 8 starts and sits for Thursday games. (Note for all starts and sits they are based on PPR formats. Be sure to check out our weekly rankings as well!) 

Criteria Based on FantasyPros

Quarterbacks: 18.5 points

RBs/WRs: 10.5 ppr points

TEs: Potential Top 12 outlook

Packers at Cardinals


QB: Aaron Rodgers, Kyler Murray

RB: Aaron Jones, Chase Edmonds, James Connor 

WR: DeAndre Hopkins*, Christian Kirk

TE: Robert Tonyan, Zach Ertz


QB: None

RB: AJ Dillon

WR: Marquez Valdez Scantling,  Randall Cobb, AJ Green, Rondale Moore

TE: None

Panthers at Falcons


QB: Sam Darnold, Matt Ryan

RB: Chubba Hubbard, Cordarrelle Patterson

WR: DJ Moore, Robby Anderson, Calvin Ridley

TE: Kyle Pitts


QB: None

RB: Mike Davis

WR: Russell Gage

TE: Tommy Tremble, Ian Thomas

Kyle Pitts should continue to be a big fantasy football factor.

Dolphins at Bills


QB: Josh Allen

RB: Zack Moss

WR: Jaylen Waddle, Stefon Diggs, Emmanuel Sanders, Cole Beasley

TE: Mike Gesicki


QB: Tua Tagovailoa 

RB: Myles Gaskin, Salven Ahmed, Devin Singletary

WR: Preston Williams, Gabriel Davis

TE: Tommy Stevens

49ers at Bears


QB: None

RB: Elijah Mitchell, Khalil Herbert

WR: Deebo Samuel

TE: None


QB: Jimmy G, Justin Fields

RB: Jamycal Hasty, Damien Williams

WR: Brandon Aiyuk, Darnell Mooney, Allen Robinson

TE: Ross Dwelly, Cole Kmet

Steelers at Browns


QB: None

RB: Najee Harris, Nick Chubb

WR: Diontae Johnson, Chase Claypool, Jarvis Landry

TE: Austin Hooper


QB: Ben Roethlisberger, Case Keenum

RB: D’Ernest Johnson

WR: Odell Beckham Jr

TE: Pat Freiurmuth, David Njoku

Nick Chubb returns to action in a divisional match up verse the Steelers.

Eagles at Lions


QB: Jalen Hurts

RB: Kenneth Gainwell, D’Andre Swift

WR: DeVonta Smith, Kalif Raymond

TE: Dallas Goedert, TJ Hockenson


QB: Jared Goff

RB: Boston Scott, JaMaal Williams

WR: Jalen Reagor, Quez Watkins, Amon Ra St Brown

TE: None

Titans at Colts


QB: Ryan Tannehill, Carson Wentz

RB: Derrick Henry, Jonathan Taylor

WR: AJ Brown, Michael Pittman

TE: None


QB: None

RB: Nyheim Hines, Marlon Mack

WR: Josh Reynolds, Zach Pascal

TE: Anthony Firkser, Mo Alie-Cox

Bengals at Jets


QB: Joe Burrow

RB: Joe Mixon, Samaje Perine, Michael Carter

WR: Ja’Marr Chase, Tee Higgins

TE: CJ Uzomah


QB: Jets QB

RB: Ty Johnson

WR: Elijah Moore, Jamison Crowder

TE: Ryan Griffin

Rams at Texans


QB: Matthew Stafford

RB: Darrell Henderson

WR: Cooper Kupp, Robert Woods

TE: Tyler Higbee


QB: Davis Mills

RB: Sony Michel, David Johnson, Phillip Lindsay

WR: Nico Collins, Danny Amedola, Brandin Cooks

TE: Jordan Akins

Patriots at Chargers


QB: Mac Jones, Justin Herbert

RB: Damien Harris, JJ Taylor* flex, Austin Ekeler*may not play

WR: Jakobi Meyers, Keenan Allen

TE: Hunter Henry, Jared Cook


QB: None

RB: Brandon Bolden, Justin Jackson*

WR: Kendrick Bourne, Nelson Agholor, Mike Williams

TE: Jonnu Smith

Herbert needs to rebound coming off the bye against the Patriots.

Jaguars at Seahawks


QB: Trevor Lawrence

RB: James Robinson, Alex Collins

WR: Marvin Jones, Laviska Shenault, DK Metcalf

TE: None


QB: Geno Smith

RB: Rashaad Penny

WR: Tyler Lockett

TE: Gerald Everett 

Washington at Broncos


QB: Teddy Bridgewater 

RB: Antonio Gibson, Javonte Williams

WR: Terry McLaurin* temper expectations, Courtland Sutton

TE:Noah Fant


QB: Taylor Heinicke

RB: JD McKissic, Melvin Gordon

WR: Tim Patrick

TE: Ricky Seals-Jones

Bucs at Saints


QB: Tom Brady

RB: Leonard Fournette, Alvin Kamara

WR: Mike Evans, Chris Godwin, Marquez Callaway

TE: Rob Gronkowski*


QB: Jameis Winston

RB: Ronald Jones, Mark Ingram

WR: Deonte Harris

TE: Adam Trautman

Cowboys at Vikings


QB: Kirk Cousins

RB: Ezekiel Elliott, Tony Pollard, Dalvin Cook

WR: Ceedee Lamb, Justin Jefferson, Adam Thielen

TE: Dalton Schultz


QB: Cooper Rush* may start, if not play Dak of course

RB: Alex Mattison

WR: Amari Cooper, Michael Gallup

TE: Tyler Conklin

Giants at Chiefs


QB: Daniel Jones, Patrick Mahomes

RB: Devontae Booker, Darrell Williams

WR: Kadarius Toney*, Sterling Sheppard*, Tyreek Hill

TE: Travis Kelce


QB: None

RB: Elijah Penny

WR: Darius Slayton, Mecole Hardman, Demarcus Robinson

TE: Evan Engram

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