Fantasy Football Week 8 Projections: Matt Forte and RBs Set to Explode

October 27, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As point-per-reception fantasy football leagues have grown in popularity and quarterbacks break the 5,000-yard passing mark like it's nothing, the running back position has lost its stranglehold atop the pecking order in fantasy football.
However, as Doug Martin of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers demonstrated very aptly against the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday night, having a running back go ballistic can still leave your fantasy squad riding high. 
With that in mind, here's a look at a trio of running backs that are set to "Martin-ize" their opponents in Week 8.
Matt Forte, Chicago Bears (vs. CAR)
Fantasy owners of Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte haven't exactly gotten what they'd bargained for in 2012, as an ankle injury suffered by the 26-year-old in Week 2 cost Forte one game and hampered him in a couple of others.
However, after rushing for 213 yards over his past two starts the fifth-year pro appears to be back to 100 percent, and as cent...

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