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NFL Week 8 Preview

Week 8 of the NFL season begins with a fantastic matchup between two of NFC powerhouses in what should be a fun game. In the AFC, there are a few important divisional matchups among teams in the playoff hunt. Here is a look at the key points for each game, and what else the week has in store.

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Panthers Fall to Undefeated 49ers

  The Carolina Panthers came into Week 8 following a bye week last week and were looking to give the San Francisco 49ers their first loss of the season, but the 49ers came out strong at home and handed the

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Week Eight NFL Picks: Spreads, Props and More

Thursday night’s game between the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings wasn’t as entertaining as we had hoped. The Vikings won the game 19-9 as the two teams combined for just one touchdown but seven field goals. In most places, the line was Vikings -16.5 and they didn’t come close to covering it. Despite Case Keenum leaving the game at halftime because of a concussion, the Vikings outscored the Redskins by just three points in the second half. Needless to say, anyone who backed the Vikings -16.5 was left very disappointed in Kirk Cousins and the Vikings’ effort in the second half.

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NFL Bets to Watch: Week 8 Edition

My last article didn’t turn out so well. One out of five picks correct was not great, especially with the Green Bay and New England blowouts. In fairness, I think the Niners would’ve covered if a monsoon hadn’t touched down

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Week 8 Fantasy Streamers

Week seven of the NFL season got off to a scary start when the Kansas City Chiefs lost Patrick Mahomes on Thursday night with a dislocated knee injury in their win against the Denver Broncos. Thankfully, Mahomes is expected to just miss a few weeks and will likely be back after the team’s week 12 bye. In the meanwhile, fantasy owners can’t drop Mahomes and since you spent the early draft capital on him, you likely didn’t draft a second quarterback. The best way to try and fill his shoes is to stream the position. As part of this week’s streamers, I will give you a few options to replace Mahomes with for this week.

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