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Start 'Em Sit 'Em Week 8: Running Backs with Best Fantasy Matchups
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Titans RB Chris Johnson could be in line for another monster performance against a Colts defense that ranks 26th in rushing defense.

With the playoffs right around the corner, making the wrong decision on starting running backs could spell doom for fantasy football owners across the nation. 

That means lineup decisions in Week 8 are filled with more angst. They require digging a little deeper to see which players have the most favorable matchups—especially in the backfield.    

After all, do you think it’s a coincidence that Titans' workhorse Chris Johnson finally had his breakout game against the league’s worst rush defense in Buffalo? 

Which backs are candidates to bust loose this weekend?

Here are five ball carriers with the best fantasy matchups in Week 8. 

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