The Times' Sam Farmer analyzes each matchup and predicts the winners of Week 8 of the 2021 NFL season.
Yahoo Sports’ Fantasy Expert Liz Loza asks Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler if the his injured ankle has healed over the bye week. They preview the Chargers showdown with the Patriots, and if Austin and the Bolts are looking to bust some ghosts from last year’s 45-0 loss to New England. Keeping with the Halloween them Liz and Austin play a game of Fantasy Trick or Treat with three fantasy stars heading into week 8. The Bus, Jerome Bettis joins the show to explain why the fans turned him off from fantasy during his playing days. The Hall of Famer breaks down Steelers rookie running back Najee Harris, and Austin reveals that as a youngster he dominated a video game utilizing the power of the Bus. Jerome Bettis joined Ekeler’s Edge thanks to Quaker. To learn more about the Quaker Good Call Challenge, people can go to Quaker’s Instagram page or post to social using #QuakerGoodCall to encourage others to participate in the challenge.
The Chargers have had one of the worst return games in the NFL, so adding Andre Roberts during their off week should help since he has gone to three consecutive Pro Bowls.