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Week 8 brings another early kickoff across the pond, with the Eagles and Jaguars matching up in a game that has a pair of prominent running back injuries. Meanwhile, the receiver position has its fair share of walking wounded, including one big-name wideout who appears set to sit. As is usually the case, there's no shortage of news to sort through, so let's take our usual Sunday morning dive into the medical outlook across the NFL:
The Bills' Josh Allen (elbow) will miss a second consecutive game in Week 8. Veteran Derek Anderson, who was dealing with back and calf issues stemming from his first start in Week 7 against the Colts, is off the injury report and will start the Monday night divisional clash against the Patriots. Anderson was a serviceable 20-for-31 for 175 yards in the loss to Indianapolis, but he also threw three interceptions.
The Jaguars' Leonard Fournette (hamstring) will sit out a fourth straight game in Week 8, while recent addition Carlos Hyde will be active for the Sunday morning battle against the Eagles in London. With Jamaal Charles having been released this past week, Hyde and T.J. Yeldon will helm the Jacksonville backfield in a tough matchup versus a Philadelphia run defense that's surrendered a stingy