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What to do with Aaron Rodgers in Week 8 fantasy football

We go over Aaron Rodgers’ fantasy football outlook ahead of the Packerse Week 8 matchup against the Vikings.

Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers scrambles away from Whitney Mercilus #59 of the Houston Texans during the first quarter at NRG Stadium on October 25, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images

The Green Bay Packers catapulted back from their Week 6 fall to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers by beating up on the Houston Texans 35-20. Aaron Rodgers had his third four-touchdown-pass performance of the season, making it very clear how deadly he can be when his main man Davante Adams is healthy. Now, A-Rod finds himself entering a Week 8 divisional bout against the Minnesota Vikings.

Fantasy Football analysis: Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

When these two teams met in Week 1, they racked up a total of 77 points. Rodgers had his first four-score game of 2020, adding what has remained as his season-high of 364 passing yards to lead his team to victory. While the second meeting between division foes is typically lower scoring, neither the Packers nor the Vikings have sorted out their lack of pass rushing. The O/U currently stands at 51.5 points, but that could get crushed easily as both teams are now flying through the air. And it shouldn’t be overlooked that Aaron Jones is expected back, which will provide Rodgers another lethal weapon that Minnesota’s defense surely can’t handle.

Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation

Start Rodgers with confidence.