Week 8 Fantasy Football Rankings by Position for Standard Scoring Leagues

Jason Schandl
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Seven weeks into the fantasy football season, injuries, busts and bye weeks have shaken up even the most well-drafted teams. Whether you're vying for the No. 1 spot in your league's standings or just fighting to keep your playoff hopes alive, it's important to stay on top of things and put your best lineup forward this week.

With that in mind, let's look at where we can find the best producers for the week ahead, with Week 8 standard-scoring rankings for fantasy football. If that's not your scoring format, be sure to also check out our Week 8 PPR rankings.

Week 8 Fantasy Football Quarterback Rankings

1. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks (at ATL)
2. Deshaun Watson, Houston Texans (vs OAK)
3. Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers (at KC)
4. Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons (vs SEA)
5. Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
6. Matt Stafford, Detroit Lions (vs NYG)
7. Kirk Cousins, Minnesota Vikings (vs WAS)
8. Kyler Murray, Arizona Cardinals (at NO)
9. Tom Brady, New England Patriots (vs CLE)
10. Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills (vs PHI)
11. Jacoby Brissett, Indianapolis Colts (vs DEN)
12. Mason Rudolph, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs MIA)

Week 8 Fantasy Football Standard Scoring Running Back Rankings

1. Dalvin Cook, Minnesota Vikings (vs WAS)
2. Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (at DET)
3. Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers (at SF)
4. James Conner, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs MIA)
5. Alvin Kamara, New Orleans Saints (vs ARI)
6. Leonard Fournette, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs NYJ)
7. Todd Gurley, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
8. Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (at KC)
9. Le'Veon Bell, New York Jets (at JAX)
10. Chris Carson, Seattle Seahawks (at ATL)
11. Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts (vs DEN)
12. Nick Chubb, Cleveland Browns (at NE)
13. Derrick Henry, Tennessee Titans (vs TB)
14. David Johnson, Arizona Cardinals (at NO)
15. Devonta Freeman, Atlanta Falcons (vs SEA)
16. Tevin Coleman, San Francisco 49ers (vs CAR)
17. Phillip Lindsay, Denver Broncos (at IND)
18. Josh Jacobs, Oakland Raiders (at HOU)
19. Sony Michel, New England Patriots (vs CLE)
20. Carlos Hyde, Houston Texans (vs OAK)
21. LeSean McCoy, Kansas City Chiefs (vs GB)
22. Melvin Gordon, Los Angeles Chargers (at CHI)
23. Jamaal Williams, Green Bay Packers (at KC)
24. Austin Ekeler, Los Angeles Chargers (at CHI)
25. Joe Mixon, Cincinnati Bengals (at LAR)
26. Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos (at IND)
27. Frank Gore, Buffalo Bills (vs PHI)
28. James White, New England Patriots (vs CLE)
29. Latavius Murray, New Orleans Saints (vs ARI)
30. Ty Johnson, Detroit Lions (vs NYG)
31. Ronald Jones Jr., Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at TEN)
32. David Montgomery, Chicago Bears (vs LAC)
33. Jordan Howard, Philadelphia Eagles (at BUF)
34. Mark Walton, Miami Dolphins (at PIT)
35. Tarik Cohen, Chicago Bears (vs LAC)
36. Matt Breida, San Francisco 49ers (vs CAR)

Week 8 Fantasy Football Standard Scoring Wide Receiver Rankings

1. Michael Thomas, New Orleans Saints (vs ARI)
2. DeAndre Hopkins, Houston Texans (vs OAK)
3. Julio Jones, Atlanta Falcons (vs SEA)
4. Stefon Diggs, Minnesota Vikings (vs WAS)
5. Chris Godwin, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at TEN)
6. Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (at ATL)
7. Tyreek Hill, Kansas City Chiefs (vs GB)
8. T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts (vs DEN)
9. Cooper Kupp, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
10. Kenny Golladay, Detroit Lions (vs NYG)
11. Keenan Allen, Los Angeles Chargers (at CHI)
12. JuJu Smith-Schuster, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs MIA)
13. Julian Edelman, New England Patriots (vs CLE)
14. Allen Robinson, Chicago Bears (vs LAC)
15. DJ Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars (vs NYJ)
16. Courtland Sutton, Denver Broncos (at IND)
17. Odell Beckham, Cleveland Browns (at NE)
18. John Brown, Buffalo Bills (vs PHI)
19. Mike Evans, Tampa Bay Buccaneers (at TEN)
20. Brandin Cooks, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
21. Tyrell Williams, Oakland Raiders (at HOU)
22. Terry McLaurin, Washington Redskins (at MIN)
23. Alshon Jeffery, Philadelphia Eagles (at BUF)
24. DK Metcalf, Seattle Seahawks (at ATL)
25. Robert Woods, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
26. Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions (vs NYG)
27. Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals (at NO)
28. Jarvis Landry, Cleveland Browns (at NE)
29. Golden Tate, New York Giants (at DET)
30. Calvin Ridley, Atlanta Falcons (vs SEA)
31. Corey Davis, Tennessee Titans (vs TB)
32. Tyler Boyd, Cincinnati Bengals (at LAR)
33. Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Green Bay Packers (at KC)
34. Kenny Stills, Houston Texans (vs OAK)
35. Olabisi Johnson, Minnesota Vikings (vs WAS)
36. Phillip Dorsett, New England Patriots (vs CLE)

Week 8 Fantasy Football Standard Scoring Tight End Rankings

1. Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs (vs GB)
2. George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers (vs CAR)
3. Darren Waller, Oakland Raiders (at HOU)
4. Austin Hooper, Atlanta Falcons (vs SEA)
5. Zach Ertz, Philadelphia Eagles (at BUF)
6. Evan Engram, New York Giants (at DET)
7. Hunter Henry, Los Angeles Chargers (at CHI)
8. Jared Cook, New Orleans Saints (vs ARI)
9. Vance McDonald, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs MIA)
10. Gerald Everett, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
11. Jimmy Grahanm, Green Bay Packers (at KC)
12. Darren Fells, Houston Texans (vs OAK)

Week 8 Fantasy Football Kicker Rankings

1. Greg Zuerlein, Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
2. Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints (vs ARI)
3. Mike Nugent, New England Patriots (vs CLE)
4. Chris Boswell, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs MIA)
5. Ka'imi Fairbairn, Houston Texans (vs OAK)
6. Zane Gonzalez, Arizona Cardinals (at NO)
7. Matt Prater, Detroit Lions (vs NYG)
8. Mason Crosby, Green Bay Packers (at KC)
9. Dan Bailey, Minnesota Vikings (vs WAS)
10. Robbie Gould, San Francisco 49ers (vs CAR)
11. Jason Myers, Seattle Seahawks (at ATL)
12. Eddy Piñeiro, Chicago Bears (vs LAC)

Week 8 Fantasy Football Defense Rankings

1. Minnesota Vikings (vs WAS)
2. New England Patriots (vs CLE)
3. Pittsburgh Steelers (vs MIA)
4. Los Angeles Rams (vs CIN)
5. San Francisco 49ers (vs CAR)
6. Chicago Bears (vs LAC)
7. Jacksonville Jaguars (vs NYJ)
8. Detroit Lions (vs NYG)
9. Indianapolis Colts (vs DEN)
10. Houston Texans (vs OAK)
11. Tennessee Titans (vs TB)
12. Seattle Seahawks (at ATL)


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Jason Schandl is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Jason Schandl also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username Jaymun. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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