Aaron Rodgers comes off of the bye and heads to Denver to face the NFL's top-ranked defense
After weeks of Tom Brady being the top-ranked fantasy quarterback, we have a new player taking over the No. 1 spot. Welcome to No. 1, Philip Rivers. In the past four weeks, Rivers has not thrown less than 336 yards. He has at least two touchdowns in the past four games as well. Add in the fact that the Baltimore Ravens have one of the worst pass defenses in the league and are coming off a short week, and Rivers is a great fantasy option for Week 8.
Teams on bye: Buffalo, Jacksonville, Philadelphia, Washington
Here are the Week 8 quarterback rankings:
— Written by Sarah Lewis, who is part of the Athlon Contributor network and lives, eats, and breathes fantasy football. She also writes for SoCalledFantasyExperts.com among other sites. Have a fantasy football question? Send it to her on Twitter @Sarah_Lewis32.