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FanDuel Daily Fantasy Football Helper: Week 8

Christine Michael has a dream matchup against a New Orleans Saints defense that our metrics have ranked last against the run. Which other players are in a good spot this week?

If you've never played daily fantasy football on FanDuel before, it's time to start. Unlike traditional leagues, you're able to select the players you want on that specific day only, giving you a different squad to root for each and every week.

Of course, numberFire also offers a great tools for premium members. The analysis below is meant to help you understand why some of these players are top picks in our tools and projections because we don't want you going into the night completely blind. We want to help you. Keep in mind, however, that things can change drastically if an injury is announced, so make sure you're double checking the tools and projections as close as possible to kick-off.

Let's get to it!


Matt Ryan, Atlanta Falcons ($8,500)

Coming off of a disappointing 2015 campaign, Matt Ryan has been a revelation this season. He leads the league with a monstrous 95.05 Passing Net Expected Points (NEP), and among passers with at least 100 drop backs, Ryan is 3rd in Passing NEP per drop back -- behind only Tom Brady. Ryan is likely to continue his scorching-hot play this week with a matchup against a banged-up Green Bay Packers' secondary in a game which features the highest over/under of the week at 52.5. With the Atlanta Falcons locked in as 2.5-point favorites at home, Ryan is an outstanding play in all formats.

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