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Week 17 Waiver Wire

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Who are the top Waiver Wire Additions for Week 17? Good luck to all!

Top Adds: Week 17

1. Jacquizz Rodgers, Tampa Bay – Doug Martin is expected to be inactive in Week 17, so Rodgers is a must-grab and likely at least a must-start for you at flex, unless you’re stacked at flex.

2. Adam Thielen, Minnesota – Thielen had a 200-yard game last week and needs to be owned and started in larger leagues as a WR3.

3. Alfred Blue, Houston – Blue got 25 touches in Week 17, and Miller is not likely to play Week 17 (as of now).

More Week 17 Adds

J.J. Nelson, Arizona
Paul Perkins, New York Giants
Zach Zenner, Detroit
Charles Clay, Buffalo

Week 15 Waiver Wire

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Looking for Week 15 Waiver Wire Recommendations? We got you covered below! Good luck to all of you heading into Week 15!

Bilal Powell (RB/NYJ)

Forte suffered a knee injury in Week 14, and he is hearing cracking and popping in the knee. While we wait for MRI results today, grab Powell. Even if Forte were to play Week 15, Powell is sure to see more and more carries as Forte won’t be 100 percent. If he sits, Powell has very strong RB3 type value.

Dontrelle Inman (WR/SD)

His past three games: 6/119/1TD, 2/49/1TD and 6/71/1TD. He is a WR3 for Weeks 15 and 16… no question.

Kenneth Farrow (RB/SD)

Melvin Gordon was carted off the field in Week 14 with a hip injury. MRI results will let us know if Gordon is for sure out Weeks 15 and 16 (or longer). Ronnie Hillman also deserves consideration, as he will likely split some carries with Farrow, and a hot hand approach isn’t out of the question. Keep in mind that Hillman is better in pass protection, so he could find himself on the field more than anyone expects. It’s hard to predict this situation, know that if you plan to use either Farrow or Hillman this week.

Justin Forsett (RB/DEN)

Forsett out-touched Booker last week, but Juwan Thompson could also see more work moving forward. This situation is a mess.

More Week 15 Adds

Pierre Garcon (WR/WAS)
Charles Sims (RB/TB)
Robby Anderson (WR/NYJ)
Tyler Boyd (WR/CIN)
Marqise Lee (WR/JAC)

Week 13 Waiver Wire

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Dion Lewis (NE/RB)

(Available in near 50% of all leagues)
In Week 12, he ran the ball six times for 24 yards and added four catches on seven targets for 34 yards. Sure, he is sharing carries with James White and LeGarrette Blount, but he has a strong chance to bump White out of a lot of playing time. And, since he pulls in passes more than he runs, Blount and Lewis can co-exist. There is risk, but he has low-end RB1 appeal if a full go and getting those touches!

Tyreek Hill (KC/WR)

(Available in near 65-70% of all leagues)
Hill scored a rushing, receiving and return touchdown against the Broncos, becoming the first to do all three in a single game since Gale Sayers back in 1965. He isn’t likely available in any dynasty leagues, but check just in case. However, in redraft, he makes a fine WR3/4 and he is available in 60-70% of most leagues.

Tim Hightower (NO/RB)

(Available in near 50% of all leagues)
Mark Ingram and Tim Hightower keep producing awesome numbers together in New Orleans. It’s crazy how both of these rushers keep thriving. In Week 12, Hightower totaled 105 yards (51 rushing, 54 receiving) all while Ingram ran for 146 yards and 1TD, while also pulling in a receiving score. Mark Ingram was insane in Week 12, that needs to be said. He has two 140+ rushing games in the last four games. He also has 4TDs in that span. While Hightower could have some bad games coming up should Ingram continue to shine, it’s important to note how productive one of these rushers would be if starting by themselves. Hightower is a must add for that reason, and he also has strong flex value right now in larger leagues.

Malcolm Mitchell (NE/WR)

(Available in near 80-90% of all leagues)
Last week, he pulled in 4/98/1TD… this past weekend, against the Jets, he pulled in 5/42/2TDs. He’s a must-player WR3/4 in larger leagues (with upside for more), and he is a potential gem in dynasty (and not likely available in competitive dynasty leagues).

Wendell Smallwood (PHI/RB)

(Available in near 70% of all leagues)
Ryan Mathews is officially out for Monday night’s Week 12 game against the Packers, and while Darren Sproles is expected to play, Smallwood has super-strong flex value in this Monday night battle. Smallwood isn’t likely open in any dynasty leagues, but clearly redraft leaguers have continued to leave him on the waiver wire. Mistake!

More Week 13 Adds:

C.J. Fiedorowicz (HOU/TE)
Tyler Boyd (CIN/WR)
Anquan Boldin (DET/@NO)
Mohamed Sanu (ATL/WR)

Week 12 Waiver Wire

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Hey all, here are your Week 12 Waiver Wire Additions. Note: Make sure Rob Kelley isn’t available in your league. He shouldn’t be, as we talked about him all off-season and he has been on our pickup list for weeks. Jamison Crowder is another that shouldn’t be available.

Thomas Rawls / Alex Collins (RB/SEA) – With CJ Prosise out for the regular season, Rawls is in the starting role. But, Alex Collins is a the better player, keep that in mind and grab both accordingly.

Sammy Watkins (WR/BUF)
– Despite talking about him more than once on our Add/Drop Lists, he is still available in a lot of leagues. He could play some in Week 12 and be good to go by the following week.

Tim Hightower (RB/NO) – Mark Ingram is currently in the concussion protocol. In his absence last week, Hightower was awesome in Week 11 on his 12 carries, rushing for 69 yards, and he pulled in 8 passes for 57 yards. He has flex like value even with Ingram playing, but if Ingram sits Week 12, Hightower has RB2 value.

Wendell Smallwood (RB/PHI) – Both Ryan Mathews (knee) and Darren Sproles (fractured rib) left last week, but both could return this week, or both could sit. This makes Smallwood, a guy we talked up during the off-season (and in prior Waiver Wire Articles), a strong pickup if for some reason he is still available.

Christine Michael (RB/GB) – Cut by Seattle and now with Green Bay, it’s tough to say what is in store for Michael. He is proven, but also doubted by that Seattle coaching staff. Will Green Bay actually use him? If they do, he has a ton of hidden value. Grab him!

Mike Gillislee (RB/BUF) – LeSean McCoy (finger surgery) could actually play Week 12, but that seems optimistic given he is having surgery. We talked Gillislee up all season, he should be owned, and he should already be owned by all McCoy owners.

More Pick-Ups:

Kirk Cousins (QB/WAS)
Kenneth Dixon (RB/BAL)
Tyler Boyd (WR/CIN)

Week 11 Waiver Wire

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Hey folks… Week 11 Waiver Wire Recommendations are below. Enjoy!

Rob Kelley | RB WAS

Despite being on our Waiver Wire List a few times this year already, Rob Kelley is still available in about half of all leagues. He has excellent flex-type value, if not higher, if he continues to get starter carries. In Week 10, he rushed 22 times for 97 yards in Week 10 against the Vikings.

CJ Prosise / Thomas Rawls | RB SEA

C.J. Prosise carried the ball 17 times for 66 yards in Week 10 against the Patriots. He also pulled in seven passes for 87 yards. Christine Michael was hurt (hamstring) in this one, and Thomas Rawls is expected back from injury, so there is a chance he has a big role moving forward, but there is also a chance either Michael or Rawls get those starter carries. Grab both Prosise and Rawls in case Michael falters or gets replaced, as the starter in SEA has strong value.

Eli Rogers | WR PIT

In Week 1, Eli Rogers pulled in 6 passes for 59 yards and 1TD, but he has been kind of banged up until recently. His last two games: 6/103/0TDs and 4/42/1TD. He easily has strong fantasy WR4-type value, if not higher, moving forward.

Tyreek Hill | WR KC

His last three games: 5/98/1TD, 3/11/0TDs and 10/89/0TDs.

Cameron Brate | TE TB

Cameron Brate has been on our list before. His last three games: 3/22/1TD, 5/43/1TD and 7/84/1TD.

NOTE: Last week, James Starks was a must-add and should be ranked in right around 1-2 above if available in your league.

Week 10 Waiver Wire

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James Starks, GB RB – Starks (knee) returned to practice last week, and could play this week. Ty Montgomery is not setup to continue his ‘slash’ type role, so GB will likely welcome back Starks as the lead rusher. He should be grabbed in all leagues and could have very solid flex-value, if not more, within 1-2 weeks! Note, Joique Bell could sign with GB today. Monitor this and react accordingly.

DuJuan Harris, SF RB – With Carlos Hyde out in Week 9, Harris totaled an impressive 59 yards on 10 carries while pulling in five catches for 83 yards and a touchdown. Hyde is the starter, but Harris is the clear handcuff and flex-worthy if starting.

Paul Perkins, NYG RB – Rashad Jennings will likely continue to get the goal line work if healthy, but Paul Perkins had 11 carries for 32 yards in the Giants’ Week 9 win over the Eagles. This is a RBBC but Perkins has nice upside and stash value!

Chris Ivory, JAC RB – The guy was dropped in handfuls of leagues, but in Week 9, he ran for 107 yards on 18 carries. He is no lock to be consistent, but should be owned in most leagues.

More Adds

Steve Smith
Char. West

Week 8 Waiver Wire

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Ok, before I list the Top Week 8 Waiver Wire Adds, let me start off by saying that make sure last week’s top adds aren’t still available. If so, you could likely miss out, as these three players will get snagged right out of the gate: Jacquizz Rodgers, Jay Ajayi, Ty Montgomery (and even Knile Davis)… Rodgers just ran for his second-straight 100-yard game and looks like a strong RB2 for the moment. Congrats to those who grabbed him two weeks ago as we advised. Also, congrats to those who grabbed Ajayi last week, again as advised… Ajayi just rushed for his second-straight 200-yard game, something that only a couple running backs have ever done in the history of the game. As for Ty Montgomery, he looks like a ‘slash’ type player that will get a handful of runs and 5+ receptions per game each and every week. Green Bay is going to use him all over the field due to Eddie Lacy’s injury.

Davante Adams (GB/WR) – In Week 7, the guy pulled in 13 receptions for 132 yards and 2TDs. Temper expectations a bit heading into Week 8, but he is a fine WR3 until he proves otherwise!

Devontae Booker (DEN/RB) – Things could change fast after the Monday night game, and we told everyone to grab him last week, so hopefully you already own him. If he gets a huge workload today (Monday night game), he will be the first player added heading into this week’s waiver process. If for some reason he doesn’t make noise and the team sticks with CJ Anderson for the most part, still grab Booker, as I believe his time is coming.

Tyrell Williams (SD/WR) – His last three outings: 5/117/1TD, 3/28/0TDs and 7/140/0TDs. Grab him as a WR3/4 moving forward!

Jamison Crowder (WAS/WR) – His last two games: 3/52/1TD and 7/108/0TDs.

Chris Thompson/Rob Kelley (WAS/RB) – After two fumbles by Matt Jones in Week 7, it’s time to look ahead and anticipate a change. Kelley would be the guy that goes nuts if starting, but the team could turn to Thompson first, so both are players to grab if you have the spots to burn.

Jack Doyle (IND/TE) – Could be a strong low-end TE1 for those looking for a cheap one.

Brandon LaFell (CIN/WR) – Solid WR4/5 type player if you need one!

Week 6 Waiver Wire

Below are the top Adds for Week 6 of the 2016 fantasy season. Obviously, make sure Jordan Howard isn’t still available, as he would be atop this list if he was. He was our top pickup recommend last week.

Jacquizz Rodgers (RB/TB)

After a huge Week 5, rushing for over 100 yards, Quizz is a must-add. It’s tough to say what is in store for Doug Martin and his return, but if he misses more time, Quizz is now the main man in TB.

Chris Hogan (WR/NE)

After pulling in 114 yards in Week 5, it’s safe to say his preseason hype was legit. Tom Brady makes him gold. Hogan has high-end fantasy WR3-type value moving forward.

Sammie Coates (WR/PIT)

He pulled in 139 yards and 1TD in Week 5. He should be owned as a bye week WR in all formats and has more upside than that if the team keeps feeding him targets.

Jeremy Kerley (WR/SF)

His last two games: 6/88/1TD and 8/102/1TD. He is looking like a solid WR3 in larger leagues moving forward.

Cameron Meredith (WR/CHI)

He pulled in 130 yards and 1TD in Week 5.

Week 5 Waiver Wire Recommendations

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Below is our Week 5 Waiver Wire Recommendations. Note: make sure players like Carson Wentz, Dak Prescott and Jordan Howard aren’t still available in your league. They shouldn’t be, as they have been on our list for a least a week or two in some of those cases. Howard by far would be the top pick-up this week if he was in fact available, as he has RB2 value in fantasy already! Congrats to those who grabbed him last week, as he was atop our list!

Wendell Smallwood PHI RB – How is this guy still available in so many leagues? He is, I just checked. Maybe because he had a bye last week? Grab him!!! I’d even say aside from Jordan Howard, who I talk about above, Smallwood is the top player on my list almost no matter what (Howard then Smallwood, in that order).

Kenneth Dixon BAL RB – Here is a must-stash, folks!!!! Don’t be wishing you grabbed him just like some of you might have waited on Jordan Howard. These types of players tend to rise to the top due to talent and injury in front of them.

Devontae Booker DEN RB – Here is a must-stash, folks!!!! Don’t be wishing you grabbed him just like some of you might have waited on Jordan Howard. These types of players tend to rise to the top due to talent and injury in front of them.

Tyler Eifert CIN TE – Coming back from injury and always has top 5TE upside when healthy.

Dion Lewis NE RB – Secret weapon stash if you can afford the spot.

Terrance West BAL RB He had a 100 yards in Week 4 and the Ravens are playing the hot hand for now, so he needs to be grabbed. But, we like Dixon for later, read above!

Orleans Darkwa NYG RB – Started Monday night, worth a grab.

Dontrelle Inman SD WR – Nice grab if you need a deep WR on your bench!

Eddie Royal CHI WR – He could be solid WR3/4-type moving forward.

The Rest

DeAndre Washington OAK RB

Robert Woods BUF WR

Kenny Stills MIA WR

Jeremy Kerley SF WR

Bilal Powell NYJ RB

Week 4 Adds

Below are just a few names to grab off the waiver wire heading into Week 3. Of course, make sure guys like Dak Prescott, Christine Michael and Josh Gordon (due back from his suspension in Week 5) aren’t available, for instance if you play in a very small league.

Updated: 9/27/16

Jordan Howard (RB/CHI) could start for 4-6 weeks With Jeremy Langford (ankle) likely out that long with the ankle injury. Howard, who is 6-0, 222 pounds, is the top pick up at this point given the new 4-6 week Langford timetable.

Davante Adams (WR/GB) could be set to produce consistent WR3/4 type numbers moving forward, as he found the end zone in Week 3.

Jamison Crowder (WR/WAS) – He pulled in 4/78/1TD in Week 3 and really is a player WAS counts on. He could be a fine WR3/4 in larger leagues moving forward.

Terrell Pryor (WR/CLE) – He pulled in 8 receptions for 144 yards, but also threw for 35 yards and ran for 21 yards and 1TD. He lines up in the wild cat formation and rotates at QB. Expect this to continue until Josh McCown returns (potentially returning in a couple weeks) and expect Pryor to be a sneaky WR3/4 moving forward.

Trevor Siemian (QB/DEN) – While he wont do what he did in Week 3 every week, which was 312 yards and 4TDs, he’s a fine backup QB in 2016, and a solid match-up start. Most of all, his solid play makes D-Thomas and E-Sanders owners smile, as their fantasy stock returns to form.

More Adds

Rob Kelley (RB/WAS)
Kenny Stills (WR/MIA)