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Fantasy football Week 8 notes and offense vs. defense averages

Last week our boom or bust projections were pretty boring, save for Derek Carr, Andre Holmes and the Raiders passing game which was a massive bust.

I’m pretty excited because this week’s projections are a little more out there.

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Week 7 inactives watch

Monitoring inactives on Sunday is important. Late scratches or unexpected starts can be the key to victory.

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Week 7 running back receiving matchups: sleepers and busts

These matchups are based on yards allowed, according to Football Outsiders’ defense against receiver types chart.

In some cases, the matchups are more reliable because they match up with FO’s Defense-adjusted Value Over Average statistic, which adds in a number of non-fantasy statistics, but is a good indicator about how a team focuses (or loses track of) a player at a position.

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Tight end matchups for Week 7: Sleepers and busts

These matchups are based on yards allowed, according to Football Outsiders’ defense against receiver types chart.

In some cases, the matchups are more reliable because they match up with FO’s Defense-adjusted Value Over Average statistic, which adds in a number of non-fantasy statistics, but is a good indicator about how a team focuses (or loses track of) a player at a position.

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Wide receiver 3/4 matchups for Week 7: Sleepers and busts

These matchups are based on yards allowed, according to Football Outsiders’ defense against receiver types chart.

In some cases, the matchups are more reliable because they match up with FO’s Defense-adjusted Value Over Average statistic, which adds in a number of non-fantasy statistics, but is a good indicator about how a team focuses (or loses track of) a player at a position.

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Wide receiver 2 matchups for Week 7: Sleepers and busts

These intros have been getting shorter and less interesting. I wonder if any of you read them or if you just go straight to the lists anyway.

If you read this intro and don’t skip right to the list, tell us your favorite Star Wars character in the comments.

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