Week 8 DFS Value Finder: Stack the Eagles

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These are the value players of the week according to our DFS Tools and Composite Staff Rankings from the Season Pass. Every skill position on every site will be covered with a few bullet points on why they project as well as they do. Let's get to it.

Jalen Hurts vs. Lions — DraftKings, $7,200

  • Hurts is the only quarterback with at least 20 fantasy points in every game this year

  • He is second in rushing attempts (66) and yards (361) among quarterbacks

  • The Eagles have a 26-point implied team total

Carson Wentz vs. Titans — Fanduel, $7,200

  • Wentz has scored at least two touchdowns five times this year, four of which have come in his previous four games

  • He has topped 20 rushing yards three times

  • His team plays in the highest-totaled game of the week

Mac Jones vs. Chargers — Yahoo, $22

  • The Patriots are passing on 61.5 percent of their plays (13th in the NFL)

  • Jones leads all rookies (min. 50 attempts) in yards per pass attempt (7.2) and completion rate (70.5 percent)

  • The NE/LAC game total is up two points since opening at 47.5

Kenneth Gainwell vs. Lions — Draftkings, $5,000

  • Gainwell was targeted eight times with Miles Sanders exiting in Week 7

  • He posted a 51-610-3 receiving line in his final season at Memphis

  • Before Week 7, he had out-touched Boston Scott 36-2

Elijah Mitchell vs. Bears — Fanduel, $5,800

  • Mitchell is averaging 15.8 carries per game

  • The 49ers are 3.5-point favorites over Chicago

  • The Bears are 23rd in rushing yards per game allowed

Cordarrelle Patterson vs. Panthers — $17

  • Raheem Mostert has averaged more yards per carry than Patterson (5.6) on at least 200 attempts

  • He is earning 16 targets per game

  • Over the past two weeks, Patterson has out-carried Mike Davis 28-17

Tee Higgins vs. Jets — DraftKings, $5,200

  • Pro Football Focus grades the Jets as their No. 27 coverage defense

  • New York is allowing 275 yards per game through the air

  • Higgins leads the Bengals with a 27.4 percent target share

Stefon Diggs vs. Dolphins — Fanduel, $7,300

  • The Bills have a 31.5-implied team total

  • They pass at a top-10 rate with a lead

  • Diggs leads Buffalo with a 26.4 percent target share and a 34 percent air yards share

Jakobi Meyers vs. Chargers — Yahoo, $10

  • Meyers is the WR37 by Yahoo scoring

  • Yahoo priced 55 players above him and no one below him

  • Meyers holds the NFL record for a receiver with the most receptions (126) without a touchdown

Dan Arnold vs. Seahawks — DraftKings, $2,800

  • Arnold has 13 targets over the past two weeks

  • His snap rate jumped from 32 percent in his first game as a Jag to 73 and 62 in that span

  • He ranks as a top-20 tight end in our staff rankings

Dallas Goedert vs. Lions — Fanduel, $5,300

  • Goedert logged a season-high snap share (93 percent) in his first game without Zach Ertz

  • He averages 10.9 points per game without Ertz

  • His receiving yards per game jumps by 20, to 55.8

Ricky Seals-Jones vs. Broncos — $11

  • RSJ has averaged a 5-50-.3 receiving line in three starts

  • He has been absent for one offensive snap in those games

  • His 18.3 percent target share is second on the Football Team since Logan Thomas went down