9 Under-the-Radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup in Week 8 of the 2018 NFL season
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Back again this week with more under-the-radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup.  With the help of my favorite insiders on the Sneaky Plays podcast, I’m bringing you a full lineup that’s sure to line your pockets.

Kirk Cousins – QB, MIN
Opponent – New Orleans Saints
Price – $5,900

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On Sunday Night Football, Kirk Cousins is going up against a New Orleans Saints defense that’s been letting up serious points and yards through the air.

On the season, Captain Kirk is averaging 309 yards per game, throwing a respectable 14 touchdowns. Look for him to sling the pigskin and attack that lackluster New Orleans secondary.

There won’t be much left to say come Sunday night.

Marlon Mack – RB, IND
Opponent – Oakland Raiders
Price – $5,400

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After logging a full practice on Friday, I am confident that Marlon Mack will again be the Colts’ workhorse on Sunday.

Battling through a nagging hamstring injury, Mack worked his way back into the lead role in the Indianapolis backfield.

In 3 games, the second-year back is averaging 83 yards rushing. He’ll look to continue to rack ’em up against a Raiders defense that ranks 27th in rushing yards allowed per game.

Chris Carson – RB, SEA
Opponent – Detroit Lions
Price – $4,300

Chris Carson and more under-the-radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup in Week 8
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I seem to pick on the Detroit Lions run defense quite a bit. And this week is no different, as the Seahawks come to town off a bye.

Although he will probably share carries, Carson will undoubtedly be the primary tailback for the Seahawks.

On the year, Carson is averaging 70.4 yards per game and will look to add to that average against a Lions defense that tends to be generous to opposing running backs.

Adam Thielen – WR, MIN
Opponent – New Orleans Saints
Price – $8,700

Adam Thielen and more under-the-radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup in Week 8
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Adam Thielen is the epitome of an underdog. The Minnesota wideout went from undrafted to unreal in just a handful of years.

Thielen is averaging 117.4 yards per game as the Vikings top receiver and has an impressive 5 touchdowns on the season.

He’s quickly become Kirk Cousins’ favorite target and I don’t see that changing this week at home on Sunday Night Football.

Robert Woods – WR, LAR
Opponent – Green Bay Packers
Price – $6,800

Robert Woods and more picks for your daily fantasy lineup in week 7
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Robert Woods is having a remarkable season — averaging 86 yards per game with 3 touchdowns so far through 7 games.

He goes up against an abysmal Green Bay Packers defense with a very suspect secondary. With Cooper Kupp sidelined and a matchup destined for a shootout, look for Woods to put up major points this week.

Woods Ya Look at That.

Chris Godwin – WR, TB
Opponent – Cincinnati Bengals
Price – $4,500

Chris Godwin and more under-the-radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup in Week 8
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On the season, Chris Godwin is averaging 51 yards per game and has caught 4 touchdowns. He’s quietly logged double-digit fantasy points in all but one game this season.

The Bucs’ third receiver has simply been overlooked and underrated thus far, but I have the upmost confidence that the he’s going to find success against a struggling Cincinnati defense.

In a game that has points written all over it, look for Jameis Winston to target Godwin early and often.

David Njoku – TE, CLE
Opponent – Pittsburgh Steelers
Price – $4,600

David Njoku and more picks for your daily fantasy lineup in week 7
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The poor performance Njoku had against the Steelers in Week 1 is completely irrelevant this week. Baker Mayfield is now running the show and tends to send a plethora of targets Njoku’s way.

The second-year tight end has averaged roughly 9 targets per game over the last three weeks and the Steelers defense is ranked 28th against the tight end position.

I do not see the Miami University product slowing down anytime soon. Certainly not this week against a bitter division rival.

Kareem Hunt – FLEX, RB, KC
Opponent – Denver Broncos
Price – $7,100

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After bursting onto the scene last season as the lead Kansas City Chiefs lead back, the second-year runner has continued to impress.

Hunt is averaging 77.4 yards per game rushing with 5 touchdowns this season while also averaging 32.3 yards receiving with 4 touchdowns.

In a Week 4 matchup against the Broncos, Hunt rushed for 121 yards and a touchdown. Look for similar numbers this week as the location of the matchup flips to Arrowhead Stadium.

Kansas City Chiefs – D/ST
Opponent – Denver Broncos
Price – $2,600

Ron Parker and the Chiefs Defense and more under-the-radar picks for your daily fantasy lineup in Week 8
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I must admit, I was not happy with my D/ST pick last week. However, we must move on.

I feel that the only way to move on is to pick a defense that is cheap and has been better in the recent weeks. The Kansas City Chiefs fit the bill.

They are going up against a mediocre offense in the Denver Broncos at Arrowhead Stadium where they made veteran quarterback Andy Dalton look elementary last week.

For a more in-depth look, listen to this week’s Sneaky Plays podcast:

Season-Long Record: 25-14 (.641)

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i like your picks paulie