This article is part of our Run 'N' Shoot series.
Any recap of Injury Sunday, a.k.a. Week 8 of the NFL season, has to start with Pittsburgh, where Le'Veon Bell's torn MCL is obviously a devastating blow to the Steelers and his fantasy owners. With Bell expected to miss the rest of the season, DeAngelo Williams immediately becomes a low-end RB1 in fantasy. Remember, this is a guy who dominated the Steelers' backfield touches while Bell was suspended in Weeks 1-2, going 21-127-0 and 20-77-3, respectively. All of your remaining FAAB should be spent here.
The other big change in Pittsburgh is the surprising play of its defense. Thought by many to be a sieve that would turn many Steelers games into shootouts, Pittsburgh's defense actually looks like an above-average unit, as it's among the league leaders in points against. That unexpected improvement on D, coupled with Bell's injury and a Week 11 bye, lowers the fantasy ceiling of all Steelers offensive players just a bit. I'm not giving any of them away by any means, but I'm no longer expecting Pittsburgh games to all be played in the 30s, either.
• I was never a Panthers or Ravens fan, but it was impossible not to be a fan of Steve Smith. If Sunday was his last NFL game, and it probably was (it's hard for anyone to come back from a torn Achilles' tendon, and Smith is 36), I'll remember him as the toughest NFL player, pound for pound, I ever saw – a guy who consistently