Fantasy Football: Lamar Jackson among 5 bold predictions for Week 8

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2.) Rhamondre Stevenson gets more points in second matchup vs Miami

The New England Patriots are on a high note heading into Week 8 with a matchup with the Miami Dolphins. After pulling off the upset of the week against the Buffalo Bills last week, they will look to repeat the same outcome against the AFC East first place Dolphins. Part of the reason why the Patriots had success last week was because they were able to run the ball when needed which allowed Mac Jones to look like Tom Brady.

New England and Miami have faced off once this year in Week 2, with the Dolphins coming out on top 23-17. Rhamondre Stevenson was able to get 12 fantasy points off of a fourth quarter touchdown, but was otherwise limited. In this game, it would not be surprising to see the Patriots running the ball against a Miami defense that has had trouble stopping the run all year.

Running the ball keeps the Dolphins’ offense off the field and if Stevenson is able to find the open lane and eventually get into the endzone sooner than the fourth quarter, he could be in for a great week despite the outcome of the game.