Week 8 folks, and just as in the real NFL, fantasy divisions are starting to take shape. With six teams worth of players getting the weekend off due to bye weeks, reacting to injuries has now become the paramount task to keeping your team afloat or extending the distance between you and adversaries.
The injury bug has bitten some of the top offensive talent in the league. Follow the jump to see who is expected to go, and the backup plans for those who aren't. As usual, the comment section is here for your lineup and trade questions.
|RB Daniel Thomas||Out- Hamstring||Reggie Bush- upgrade to RB3/Flex|
|RB Cedric Benson||Out-Susp.||Bernard Scott - upgrade to low-end RB2|
|RB Kevin Faulk||Active-PUP||BGE- downgrade 2-3 touches|
|RB Mike Tolbert||Out-Various||Ryan Matthews- elevate to RB1|
|TE Anotnio Gates||Playing-Foot||fantasy owners everywhere|
|WR Malcolm Floyd||Playing-Hip||nobody|
|RB Tashard Choice||Out-Cut||Probably shouldn't start him|
|CB Ras-I Dowling||Out- IR||Steelers receivers get bump with Leigh Bodden released|
|RB Beanie Wells||Might Play-Knee|
|QB Matt Stafford||Playing-Ankle||Tim Tebow|
|WR Hines Ward||Out-Ankle||Antonio Brown/Emmanuel Sanders upgraded to WR3|
|RB Mark Ingram||Out-Heel||Sproles RB1, Thomas RB3|
|RB Joe Addai||Playing-Hammy||only start Colts in emergencies|
|QB Sam Bradford||Out-Ankle||Stephen Jackson gets 9 man fronts|
|RB Willis McGahee||Out-Hand||Moreno-Flex|
|QB Tavaris Jackson||Playing-Pect||
Sidney Rice slight bump
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