Fantasy Football: Week 8 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em

- Jared Goff returns home

- Saquon tries to run against a tough Jets D

- Adam Thielen looks to continue his recent run

Oct 1, 2023; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Carolina Panthers wide receiver Adam Thielen (19)
Oct 1, 2023; Charlotte, North Carolina, USA; Carolina Panthers wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) / Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports
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Jahmyr Gibbs, Detroit Lions
Oct 22, 2023; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Detroit Lions running back Jahmyr Gibbs (26) rushes as / Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Running Back

Start: Jahmyr Gibbs, Detroit Lions (vs. Las Vegas): The Lions' offense was never able to get going last week in Baltimore, but without David Montgomery in the lineup, Gibbs is pretty close to a must-start. He ran for 68 yards last week but more importantly, was targeted 10 times in the passing game.

Start: Gus Edwards, Baltimore Ravens (at Arizona): The Ravens are starting to fire on all cylinders and even without J.K. Dobbins, the running game is dangerous. Gus Edwards should roll in this plus matchup against the Cardinals.

Sit: Najee Harris, Pittsburgh Steelers (vs. Jacksonville): While the Jaguars haven't been able to stop the pass, they have been stingy against the run. I wouldn't start Najee Harris unless I had to most any week at this point, but I would also sit Jaylen Warren for this contest.

Sit: Aaron Jones, Green Bay Packers (vs. Minnesota): Something is just not right with Aaron Jones this season. He had only 35 yards rushing last week against the Broncos, who everyone has run on, and it seems that A.J. Dillon is the more productive back on the team at this point.

Sleeper: Vikings RBs (at Green Bay): Alexander Mattison could get on the right track in this one and as I discussed here, I think Cam Akers is going to be a sneaky play for the rest of this season.

Bust: Saquon Barkley, New York Giants (vs. N.Y. Jets): It's impossible to sit a player with Barkley's talent, but this Jets defense is no joke and could make this a long day for him.