WhatIfSports 2014 NFL Week 8 Projections

BY foxsports • October 23, 2014

Using the WhatIfSports.com NFL simulation engine, the individual fantasy players and defensive units are ranked by projected fantasy points using the FOX Sports Fantasy Football default scoring where:

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: TDs are 6 points

QBs: 25 passing yards is 1 point

QBs: Interceptions are -2 points

RBs: 10 rushing yards is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Fumbles lost are -2 points

WRs, TE and RBs: Ten yards receiving is 1 point

QBs, RBs, WRs and TEs: Two-point conversion are 2 points

K: Extra points are 1 point and all field goals are at least 3 points with an extra bonus point for field goals made over 40 yards and another bonus point for field goals made over 50 yards

DEF: A sack is 1 point, an interception is 2 points and each DEF touchdown is 6 points

2014 Week 8 Fantasy Football Leaders
  Name Pos Team Points
1 Aaron Rodgers QB Packers 24.7
2 Tony Romo QB Cowboys 24.3
3 Peyton Manning QB Broncos 23.3
4 Matthew Stafford QB Lions 22.6
5 Brian Hoyer QB Browns 21.7
6 Andrew Luck QB Colts 21.5
7 Cam Newton QB Panthers 21.2
8 Philip Rivers QB Chargers 20.4
9 Russell Wilson QB Seahawks 19.9
10 Arian Foster RB Texans 19.9
11 Ryan Tannehill QB Dolphins 19.8
12 Nick Foles QB Eagles 19.5
13 Mike Glennon QB Buccaneers 19.3
14 Teddy Bridgewater QB Vikings 19.2
  Name Pos Team Points
15 Drew Brees QB Saints 19.1
16 Alex Smith QB Chiefs 19.1
17 Matt Ryan QB Falcons 18.8
18 Kyle Orton QB Bills 18.7
19 Ryan Fitzpatrick QB Texans 18.7
20 Jay Cutler QB Bears 18.6
21 Tom Brady QB Patriots 17.7
22 Matt Forte RB Bears 17.4
23 Shane Vereen RB Patriots 16.9
24 Carson Palmer QB Cardinals 16.8
25 Geno Smith QB Jets 16.6
26 Marshawn Lynch RB Seahawks 16.5
27 Colt McCoy QB Redskins 16.5
28 Jamaal Charles RB Chiefs 16.3
  Name Pos Team Points
29 Blake Bortles QB Jaguars 16.2
30 DeMarco Murray RB Cowboys 16.1
31 Austin Davis QB Rams 15.6
32 Le'Veon Bell RB Steelers 15.5
33 Ben Roethlisberger QB Steelers 15.4
34 Zach Mettenberger QB Titans 15.4
35 Justin Forsett RB Ravens 15.1
36 Andy Dalton QB Bengals 14.9
37 Andre Ellington RB Cardinals 14.7
38 Derek Carr QB Raiders 14.4
39 Darren McFadden RB Raiders 14.3
40 Eddie Lacy RB Packers 14.2
41 Joe Flacco QB Ravens 13.8
42 Ronnie Hillman RB Broncos 13.8
  Name Pos Team Points
43 Alfred Morris RB Redskins 13.3
44 Jordy Nelson WR Packers 13.2
45 Dez Bryant WR Cowboys 13.2
46 Joique Bell RB Lions 12.9
47 Branden Oliver RB Chargers 12.5
48 Lamar Miller RB Dolphins 12.5
49 Demaryius Thomas WR Broncos 12.4
50 Tre Mason RB Rams 12.3
51 Jerick McKinnon RB Vikings 12
52 Mark Ingram RB Saints 11.9
53 Bishop Sankey RB Titans 11.6
54 Chris Ivory RB Jets 11.4
55 Giovani Bernard RB Bengals 11.3
56 Antonio Brown WR Steelers 11
  Name Pos Team Points
57 Trent Richardson RB Colts 10.9
58 Vincent Jackson WR Buccaneers 10.8
59 Marques Colston WR Saints 10.8
60 LeSean McCoy RB Eagles 10.8
61 Golden Tate WR Lions 10.7
62 Malcom Floyd WR Chargers 10.7
63 Ben Tate RB Browns 10.3
64 Mike Wallace WR Dolphins 10.1
65 Dan Bailey K Cowboys 10.1
66 Justin Tucker K Ravens 10
67 Andre Johnson WR Texans 9.7
68 Matt Prater K Lions 9.7
69 Billy Cundiff K Browns 9.7
70 Julio Jones WR Falcons 9.6
  Name Pos Team Points
71 Dan Carpenter K Bills 9.5
72 Blair Walsh K Vikings 9.5
73 Knile Davis RB Chiefs 9.5
74 Eric Decker WR Jets 9.4
75 Adam Vinatieri K Colts 9.4
76 Mason Crosby K Packers 9.4
77 Andre Holmes WR Raiders 9.4
78 Brandon McManus K Broncos 9.4
79 Steve Smith Sr. WR Ravens 9.4
80 Randall Cobb WR Packers 9.3
81 Bryce Brown RB Bills 9.3
82 Jonathan Stewart RB Panthers 9.2
83 DeSean Jackson WR Redskins 9.2
84 Eddie Royal WR Chargers 9.2
  Name Pos Team Points
85 Doug Baldwin WR Seahawks 9.1
86 Cairo Santos K Chiefs 9.1
87 Andrew Hawkins WR Browns 9.1
88 Ahmad Bradshaw RB Colts 9
89 Reggie Bush RB Lions 9
90 Jeremy Maclin WR Eagles 8.8
91 Chandler Catanzaro K Cardinals 8.8
92 Caleb Sturgis K Dolphins 8.7
93 T.Y. Hilton WR Colts 8.7
94 Steven Hauschka K Seahawks 8.5
95 Randy Bullock K Texans 8.5
96 Alshon Jeffery WR Bears 8.5
97 Doug Martin RB Buccaneers 8.5
98 Robbie Gould K Bears 8.5
  Name Pos Team Points
99 Stephen Gostkowski K Patriots 8.4
100 Greg Jennings WR Vikings 8.4
101 Julian Edelman WR Patriots 8.4
102 Roddy White WR Falcons 8.4
103 Terrance Williams WR Cowboys 8.3
104 Shaun Suisham K Steelers 8.3
105 Jimmy Graham TE Saints 8.3
106 Cody Parkey K Eagles 8.2
107 Larry Fitzgerald WR Cardinals 8.2
108 Graham Gano K Panthers 8.2
109 Miles Austin WR Browns 8.1
110 Cordarrelle Patterson WR Vikings 8.1
111 Brandon Marshall WR Bears 8.1
112 Nick Novak K Chargers 8
  Name Pos Team Points
113 Jerricho Cotchery WR Panthers 8
114 Steven Jackson RB Falcons 8
115 Denard Robinson WR Jaguars 8
116 Anthony Dixon RB Bills 8
117 Matt Bryant K Falcons 7.9
118 Ryan Succop K Titans 7.8
119 Jason Witten TE Cowboys 7.8
120 Brian Hartline WR Dolphins 7.7
121 Kendall Wright WR Titans 7.7
122 Michael Floyd WR Cardinals 7.7
123 Jordan Cameron TE Browns 7.7
124 Sammy Watkins WR Bills 7.7
125 Julius Thomas TE Broncos 7.7
126 Patrick Murray K Buccaneers 7.7
  Name Pos Team Points
127 Nick Folk K Jets 7.6
128 Isaiah Crowell RB Browns 7.6
129 Pierre Garcon WR Redskins 7.6
130 Keenan Allen WR Chargers 7.6
131 Cecil Shorts III WR Jaguars 7.5
132 DeAndre Hopkins WR Texans 7.4
133 Torrey Smith WR Ravens 7.4
134 Greg Zuerlein K Rams 7.4
135 Kelvin Benjamin WR Panthers 7.3
136 Cleveland Browns DEF   7.3
137 Mike Nugent K Bengals 7.3
138 Shayne Graham K Saints 7.3
139 Detroit Lions DEF   7.3
140 Hakeem Nicks WR Colts 7.3
  Name Pos Team Points
141 Emmanuel Sanders WR Broncos 7.2
142 Josh Scobee K Jaguars 7.2
143 Storm Johnson RB Jaguars 7.2
144 James Jones WR Raiders 7.2
145 Kai Forbath K Redskins 7.2
146 Miami Dolphins DEF   7.2
147 Brandon Tate WR Bengals 7.1
148 Dwayne Bowe WR Chiefs 7.1
149 Louis Murphy Jr. WR Buccaneers 7.1
150 Brandon Pettigrew TE Lions 7
151 Markus Wheaton WR Steelers 7
152 Delanie Walker TE Titans 7
153 Mike Evans WR Buccaneers 6.9
154 Rob Gronkowski TE Patriots 6.9
  Name Pos Team Points
155 Sebastian Janikowski K Raiders 6.8
156 Martellus Bennett TE Bears 6.8
157 James Starks RB Packers 6.8
158 Mohamed Sanu WR Bengals 6.7
159 Wes Welker WR Broncos 6.7
160 Darren Sproles RB Eagles 6.7
161 Robert Woods WR Bills 6.6
162 Green Bay Packers DEF   6.6
163 Baltimore Ravens DEF   6.6
164 Buffalo Bills DEF   6.6
165 Greg Olsen TE Panthers 6.6
166 Minnesota Vikings DEF   6.5
167 Shonn Greene RB Titans 6.5
168 Kenny Britt WR Rams 6.5
  Name Pos Team Points
169 Riley Cooper WR Eagles 6.5
170 Nate Washington WR Titans 6.4
171 Jermaine Kearse WR Seahawks 6.4
172 Jarius Wright WR Vikings 6.4
173 Kansas City Chiefs DEF   6.3
174 Brian Quick WR Rams 6.2
175 Denver Broncos DEF   6.2
176 Bobby Rainey RB Buccaneers 6.1
177 Harry Douglas WR Falcons 6
178 Juwan Thompson RB Broncos 6
179 Brandon LaFell WR Patriots 6
180 Jeremy Kerley WR Jets 5.9
181 Brandin Cooks WR Saints 5.9
182 Chicago Bears DEF   5.9
  Name Pos Team Points
183 Tavon Austin WR Rams 5.8
184 Davante Adams WR Packers 5.8
185 Chris Hogan WR Bills 5.7
186 Greg Salas WR Jets 5.7
187 New England Patriots DEF   5.7
188 Travis Benjamin WR Browns 5.7
189 Garrett Graham TE Texans 5.6
190 Charles Clay TE Dolphins 5.6
191 Houston Texans DEF   5.6
192 A.J. Jenkins WR Chiefs 5.6
193 Dallas Cowboys DEF   5.6
194 Carolina Panthers DEF   5.6
195 Justin Hunter WR Titans 5.5
196 Chris Johnson RB Jets 5.5
  Name Pos Team Points
197 Jacksonville Jaguars DEF   5.5
198 Jared Cook TE Rams 5.5
199 Cincinnati Bengals DEF   5.5
200 Maurice Jones-Drew RB Raiders 5.4

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