Fantasy football Week 8 shadow report: Key WR/CB matchups

Should you temper your expectations for Mike Evans in Week 8 against the New York Giants, even with Chris Godwin sidelined? Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

By utilizing our play-by-play data, we're able to identify defense schemes and where each wide receiver and cornerback lines up on each play. By tracking these WR/CB matchups, including potential shadow situations, we can offer the best projections, rankings, sit/start decisions and fantasy advice each week. Fantasy football is a weekly game, so knowing the matchups can also help you make the best waiver-wire pickups.

Down below are the receivers with the best and worst Week 8 matchups, as well as the corresponding fantasy impact.

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