Fantasy Football: 5 Things We Learned in Week 8

Sammy Watkins broke out for the Chiefs in Week 8, and he could be here to stay. What else should we take away from Week 8?

Week 8 of the NFL season is just one Monday Night Football game away from being history. It seems unbelievable, but the football season is already accelerating towards the playoffs -- and the same goes for fantasy.

It was an action-packed week, for sure, with several teams making legitimate cases for themselves as playoff contenders. We witnessed a wide receiver's breakout game and the realization of another elite offense. We also picked up signals of a paradigm shift in a certain frustrating backfield and observed the fallout of one of the biggest trades of the season. And lastly, it's time to accept that we were wrong about an NFC West team.

We've got plenty to dig into this week, so let's get to it. Here are five things we learned in Week 8.