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ARTICLE: Week 5 Waiver Wire Grabs

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Week 5 Waiver Wire Adds

ARTICLE: FantasyFootballStarters on the Sam Acho Show on AZCentral.com (Week 4)

Check out STARTERS CEO Jeff Coruccini on the “The Sam Acho Show presented by the RoomStore.”, which airs live every Tuesday on AZCentral.com. Jeff chats with Cardinals Sam Acho about players to Buy-Low and Sell-High heading into Week 4 of the 2014 fantasy football season.

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Week 4 Buy-Low and Sell-High Players

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Week 4 Waiver Wire Grabs: 2014

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7 Buy-Low Fantasy Football Players Heading Into Week 3!

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It’s only Week 3, and no one should be giving up on big-name studs just yet, even if they are disappointing. We’re only two weeks in, folks! Two weeks! That said, others might be panicking, so and that you should be taking advantage of if the price is right. Here are a few great buy-lows heading into Weeks 3-16.

Great Buy-Lows

Demaryius Thomas | WR Broncos

You may or may not land Demaryius Thomas via trade on a discount. Try, though, as 4/48/0TDs and 5/62/1TD seem to be stat lines that are freaking his owners out. If you watched Week 2, you know he should have had another touchdown. His targets are fine. DT is playing just fine. Try landing this top 5 fantasy football wide receiver from owners that are panicking!

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NEWS: Wes Welker allowed to play in Week 3.

SMITTY: While it’s tough to say how much run Welker will get in Week 3, you have to think he will be a touch limited. Still, a touch limited in that Denver offense can still produce fantasy WR3-type numbers. But, for now, start Welker if you need the WR help, and expect a bigger bounce-back in Week 5 (Denver has a bye in Week 4). In some leagues, and not likely any bigger leagues, Welker might be available on waivers – Be certain to check! Looking for Week 3 Power Rankings?

ARTICLE: FantasyFootballStarters on the Sam Acho Show on AZCentral.com (Week 3)

Check out STARTERS CEO Jeff Coruccini on the “The Sam Acho Show presented by the RoomStore.”, which airs live every Tuesday on AZCentral.com. Jeff chats with Cardinals defensive end Calais Campbell. Also on the show: AZCentral sports’ Dan Bickley and Bob McManaman. Watch this show every Tuesday — We will provide it weekly just as you see it below.

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ARTICLE: Week 3 Waiver Wire Grabs

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1. Knile Davis KC RB – Every game the guy starts he could produce fantasy RB1 numbers. How many games will he start? That’s up in the air right now, as Charles (high ankle sprain) could play this week, or miss several. My early guess is that Charles misses at least Week 3, but he could progress well, this is the definition of TBA type stuff.

2. Khiry Robinson NO RB – With Mark Ingram out a month, we might see Robinson come in and be the runner we’ve been talking up for a year now. Then again, we are talking about the Saints, so it’s entirely possible Pierre Thomas just sees a huge boost in production. That said, it’s just as possible Thomas is a 80-yard, 1TD guy per start. I love the kid, I just wish I was making the call to run him out onto the field with the intention of giving him 15+ carries per game.

3. Antonio Gates SD TE – Believe it or not, Gates is available in a lot of leagues. He clearly still has some game left, so he should be grabbed if available and started!

4. Bobby Rainey TB RB – Considering Doug Martin (knee) participated in practice today (Tuesday), and was running with the first-team offense, it sounds like the Bobby Rainey show is no longer in fantasy theatres… however, Martin has some huge injury concerns, and setbacks happen, so Rainey still commands top waiver consideration given he can be a RB1 if starting.

5. Mohamed Sanu CIN WR – TEN is No. 1 against the pass in terms of yardage coming out of Week 2, and Sanu has big shoes to fill with AJ Green out (and high expectations after a big week last week). He wont catch defenses off guard in this one, but is still a strong fantasy WR3 option in larger leagues.

6. Danny Woodhead SD RB – He isn’t available in every format, but Woodhead has huge upside moving forward in PPR.

7. Niles Paul WAS TE – This guy was a beast last week, catching 8 passes for 99 yards and 1TD. He commands serious low-end TE1 respect moving forward, especially with Kirk Cousins now in the line-up. When Jordan Reed returns, expect a dip back into the ‘borderline’ TE1 area, but don’t be shocked if WAS puts their faith in Paul.

8. Donald Brown SD RB – Many might be expecting him to step right in and play well with Mathews out, but Woodhead still gets carries and pulls in the receptions out of the backfield. The Bills are are top 5-7 against the run, so I don’t see Brown having enough opportunity to have a big game in Week 3, especially given the sharing situation. He should be grabbed in all larger leagues just in case he can prove consistent over the next few weeks.

9. Ahmad Bradshaw IND RB – He looked great in Week 3. Can he stay healthy, though? Trent Richardson ran well, but put the ball on the ground. We might see Bradshaw take over here shortly.

10. Kirk Cousins WAS QB – A strong back-up for any team, the guy produces decent numbers.

11. Isaiah Crowell CLE RB – Worth a grab on upside/talent alone.

12. Larry Donnell NYG TE – A high-end TE2 now, no question. A great bye week play.

Both Josh Gordon and Mike Asiata (and Jerick McKinnon, especially in dynasty leagues) were on last week’s add/drop list, so they are likely already gone, but Gordon would rank No. 1 overall if still available.

RADIO: Listen to Russ Bliss and Smitty talk about the upcoming Week 2!

Take a listen to Russ Bliss’ and Smitty talk about the upcoming Week 2 of the 2014 fantasy football season! Take a listen!

The Red Zone With Russ Bliss

Date: 9/9/14

Guest: Smitty

Topics: Cordarrelle Patterson, Bernard Pierce, Ray Rice, Justin Forsett, Jordan Cameron, Pierre Garcon, Roddy White, Josh Gordon, Wes Welker, Michael Floyd, Andre Ellington, Bobby Rainey, Doug Martin, Eddie Lacy, Golden Tate, Percy Harvin, Anquan Boldin, Joique Bell, Chris Ivory, Keenan Allen

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Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups entering Week 2

With Week 1 in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look at this week’s top pickups. Comment below to throw out other names or talk about these guys below.

No Brainer: Josh Gordon – Make sure Gordon isn’t sitting on waivers, as there is a chance that he could see the field this season. Read more here.

1. Justin Forsett – Clearly this week’s top pickup, but Pierce could be the main man, too, so don’t blow all your FA cash on Forsett, but don’t miss out on trying to land him either (and make sure Pierce isn’t available for whatever reason).
2. Allen Hurns – Is he for real? Well, we sent out a last-minute Smart Alert on Sunday morning suggesting that he get picked up in very large leagues… we saw talent, this isn’t a guy that just had a huge week 1. He could continue to be a solid WR3 at least.
3. Isaiah CrowellTate is a huge question, so Terrance West (be certain he isn’t on waivers) is the next man up and has huge upside, but so does Crowell, proof by his 2TDs in Week 1.
4. Brian Quick – Brian Quick caught seven passes for 99 yards in Week 1. He should be available in large leagues right now believe it or not… he shouldn’t be, but for some reason he is. He is the team’s No. 1 WR.
5. Derek Carr – Derek Carr completed 20-of-32 passes for 151 yards and two touchdowns in Week 1. In dynasty, he isn’t likely available, and shouldn’t be since he was my favorite rookie QB all off-season long… but in redraft, he has fantasy QB2 appeal.
6. Lorenzo Taliaferro – If planning ahead, this could be a guy that eventually starts in BAL. Forsett could be the main man all year, or Pierce could be (make sure he wasn’t dropped), but I like this rookie enough to stash (x10 in dynasty).
7. Bobby RaineyMartin (leg) is said to be ok, but this is a must-add for Martin owners at least.
8. James Starks – In case Lacy (concussion) can’t play, suffers setbacks, or suffers further injury.
9. Dwayne Allen – Dwayne Allen caught 4-of-5 targets for 64 yards and a touchdown in Week 1. Solid add, but he had a long TD that he most likely won’t see very often.
10. Ahmad BradshawT-Rich didn’t look good, so this is a decent move if looking ahead, although, Bradshaw isn’t a lock to stay healthy by any means.