8 fantasy football observations and takeaways from Week 8

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Kirk Cousins' season-ending injury is crushing for multiple players

It wasn't all positive for the quarterback position as Kirk Cousins appeared to suffer a season-ending Achilles injury. This is a huge loss for a Vikings team that seemed to finally turn the corner after losing their first three games.

One of those reasons was Cousins playing great football as he had Top 10 finishes in five of the first seven games this season. The Vikings now have a major hole to fill in their offense and likely will be trying to add someone this week with the only backup being rookie Jaren Hall.

For fantasy football, this not only impacts managers who had Kirk Cousins but now expectations for Jordan Addison, T.J. Hockenson, and the eventual returning Justin Jefferson should all be lowered for the remainder of the season, regardless of whoever is under center.