Thinking Inside the Box: Week 8

Thinking Inside the Box: Week 8

By John Paulsen (Senior Editor), last updated Sep 12, 2016

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John was named the Most Accurate Fantasy Football Expert by FantasyPros for the 2010 and 2014 seasons, finished as runner-up in 2011 and 4th in both 2012 and 2015 for a total of five Top 5 seasons in the last six years. Cumulatively, John was the most accurate expert from 2010-15 while also winning the 2011 Fantasy Sports Trade Association award for the most accurate draft rankings. 

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Every Monday, Senior Editor John Paulsen takes to Twitter (@4for4_John) for Thinking Inside the Box, where he tweets different stats and tidbits from Sunday's box scores. We compile it here for subscribers.


The Lions didn’t get off the plane until halftime. Tate continues to roll (7-151-1) with Calvin out. Expect WR2 numbers from Tate ROS.

Theo Riddick (11 touches, 79 yards, TD) is basically Reggie Bush when Bush is out. Week 8 #12 RB in standard, #6 in PPR.

Joique Bell’s final numbers (16 touches, 61 yards) were disappointing, but he didn’t have much room to run, especially in 1st half.

Antone Smith’s TD:touch ratio is regressing.

Lions were a tough matchup for the ATL WRs, but Matt Ryan did throw two touchdowns (to a backup RB and a backup TE).

Knile Davis had one carry before halftime, but finished with 16 for 49 yards and a TD. Game flow helped his workload.

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