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FantasyPros Football Podcast: Waiver Wire (Week 8)

Oct 24, 2016

Mike Gillislee

Will Mike Gillislee carry the full load for the Bills Week 8?

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and produced by JP Gale (@GoJPG). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

Dan Harris (@danharris80) joins us to discuss what happened in Week 7, and how fantasy owners should react moving forward. Topics include Jay Ajayi’s impressive two weeks and how he should be treated moving forward (2:00); if we think Jacquizz Rodgers will keep his job even when Doug Martin returns (5:34); under the radar receivers that have been performing well through the first third of the season (9:13); the Packers offense (11:39); Arian Foster’s retirement (16:40); backfield situations in Green Bay (18:02), Detroit (21:42), and Philadelphia (22:59); LeSean McCoy’s injury (25:52); Tevin Coleman’s injury and how it impacts the Falcons (28:09); Chris Thompson’s role in Washington moving forward (30:30); waiver wire tight ends (33:28); quarterbacks worth picking up to fill starters on a bye (36:16); Dallas’ quarterback dilemma (37:42); defenses worth streaming in Week 8 (43:08); how to handle replacing a kicker on a bye (44:44); and wide receivers worth snatching off the waiver wire (46:16).

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Intro music courtesy of Absofacto. [Listen to the full track here].