Week 8 Start 'Em, 'Sit Em: Smart Matchup Plays, Sleepers and More

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Week 8 Start 'Em, 'Sit Em: Smart Matchup Plays, Sleepers and More
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After what was possibly one of the worst Sundays for injuries we've ever seen, many fantasy owners may be looking at their lineups and wondering just what they will do this coming week.

Add in the bye week, and it's a bit ugly for some teams.

So we have a few guys on the following list who are not necessarily your run-of-the-mill starters.

Of course, most of this is a matchup game. How good is the opposing defense? Can the player overcome it? What is the situation of the player's surrounding talent?

Some players will look like better plays than they really are, while others might not spring to mind when you think "upside" or "emergency start."

As always, add in your list of guys to avoid and those to start in the comments below.

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