FantasyPros Football Podcast: Start/Sit: Week 8 + Dalvin Cook’s Absence

Oct 24, 2018

Dalvin Cook could reportedly be out until Week 11

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

In today’s show, we supply the all the info you’ll need to make the best lineup decisions entering Week 8. Before getting to the Start/Sit suggestions, our duo begins by breaking down the latest news and advises fantasy owners on the newest report regarding Dalvin Cook (4:24), who is likely out until Week 11. The guys analyze the potential of Rashaad Penny taking away even more work from Chris Carson in the immediate future (24:07), discuss the viability of T.J. Yeldon with the arrival of Carlos Hyde (27:02), and are in disbelief with how underrated Geronimo Allison (37:10) is across the industry. As the show draws to a close, we debate how startable the Colts D/ST (50:42) is this weekend and finish things off with a little game of Fact or Fiction (52:39).

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