3 Daily Fantasy Football Players to Avoid in Week 8

Philip Rivers is on the road against the Denver Broncos this week, putting him in a very tough spot, and there is a big-time wideout who may be worth fading in tournaments.

Welcome to Week 8, in which Blake Bortles has already proved that you can be an awful real-life football player and still rack up fantasy points.

As always, we'll be using our Net Expected Points (NEP) metric to help identify a quarterback, running back and wide receiver who you should consider avoiding in Week 8. In DFS, the best players aren't always the best plays for a particular week. Salaries, matchups and projected ownership all need to be considered when building lineups.

With that said, here are three players you should avoid in Week 8.