Kyler Murray
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Thursday Night Football Preview, Fantasy Tips, DFS & Best Bets

Last week was certainly a slate we’re ready to move on from. The expansive bye week wreaked havoc on nearly every fantasy football roster and last Thursday’s showdown between the Browns and Broncos left a lot to be desired. Fortunately, the schedule makers have blessed football fans with a much more appealing Week 8 tilt […]

Last week was certainly a slate we’re ready to move on from. The expansive bye week wreaked havoc on nearly every fantasy football roster and last Thursday’s showdown between the Browns and Broncos left a lot to be desired.

Fortunately, the schedule makers have blessed football fans with a much more appealing Week 8 tilt between two standout franchises that have won 13 of their combined 14 games.

With two of the NFL’s best quarterbacks and plenty of talented skill position players, this week’s Thursday Night Football game promises to be the best mid-week pigskin that football fans have seen yet in 2021.

Let’s break down what viewers can expect to see between the Arizona Cardinals and visiting Green Bay Packers.

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NFL Snap Counts Report Week 7

Snap counts tell us who is playing but they don’t always paint a clear picture of who is producing for our fantasy football lineups. By digging deep into the snap counts from Week 2, we are able to pull some interesting takeaways that can help us win moving forward. NFL snap data courtesy: SportsData – […]

The Snap Counts report and tool is invaluable in breaking down what’s happening behind the numbers.

 

SNAPS Total offensive snaps played by player.
SNAP % Percentage of offensive snaps played.
RUSH % Percentage of snaps played where player had a rushing attempt.
TGT % Percentage of snaps played where player was targeted by a pass attempt.
TOUCH % Percentage of snaps played where player touched the football (includes pass attempts, rush attempts and receptions).
FPTS Fantasy points scored by player.
PTS/100 SNAPS Average fantasy points scored by player per 100 snaps

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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 8

Week 7 will go down as one of the more memorable slates of the 2021 season, for reasons good and bad. Hopefully, you were able to utilize our waiver wire picks for last week and survive what was the most brutal bye week of the entire year. Only the Ravens and Raiders are off this […]

Week 7 will go down as one of the more memorable slates of the 2021 season, for reasons good and bad. Hopefully, you were able to utilize our waiver wire picks for last week and survive what was the most brutal bye week of the entire year.

Only the Ravens and Raiders are off this week, so things won’t be as dramatic, but there are still plenty of free agents available for fantasy football managers to target on their way to building that championship roster.

Here are some of those players and how much of your remaining FAAB to target for each.

FAAB denotes Free Agent Acquisition Budget 

Kenneth Gainwell (RB) Philadelphia Eagles (15% FAAB) – Miles Sanders suffered a serious ankle injury and could be sidelined for an extended period, depending on MRI results. Gainwell has acted as Philadelphia’s No. 2 back all season and now should be the heavy favorite to take over lead-back duties. That gives Gainwell weekly RB2/3 value for however long Sanders is absent and makes him a very desirable name to attack on the waiver wire.

Michael Gallup (WR) Dallas Cowboys (10% FAAB) – Odds are Gallup is rostered in your league but do your due diligence. Dallas activated Gallup from IR, which opens up a three-week window in which he could…

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