Last weeks waiver wire watch list was a big hit. Sticking with the waiver wire theme let’s take a look at week 2’s streaming DST picks. I typically stream team defenses in all my fantasy leagues. It’s a cheap and effective way to ensure 10+ points from your DST on the weekly basis. Below you’ll […]
The Best Waiver Wire Picks
The waiver wire is literally the single most powerful tool you can use to dominate your league. When hitting the waiver wire your goal is simple, replace your slackers with starters. You'll be temped to hold onto your draft picks because of the investment you made. Resist the urge to hold on to dead weight. Each season we see guys rise and fall. Drop the players that are failing and pick up the guys that are rising, it's that simple.
Weeks 1, 2, 3 and 4 are the most critical! During the opening weeks you'll see wide receiver battles flesh themselves out, typically at the WR2 position or slot. Running back platoons (RBBC) may change as one runner rises above the rest enough to warrant a starting position on your team. Tight ends that no one saw coming put together several strong games and become solid depth or trade bait. Lastly, quarterbacks and team defenses can be streamed. We publish the best waiver wire picks every week, see below for our most recent picks.
Week one was a shocker in many ways. Players that were not on the radar played out of their minds, while established veterans were entirely contained. The key at this point is fishing through the available players to see which can help you going forward. Recency bias should be discounted as a rule. With the […]
Preparation is a pretty big part of success, wouldn’t you say? Having a weekly watch list is part of my preparation because it helps me spot the surprise stars before others in my league. If you want weekly watch list ideas then I’m going to need your help. Please share this on social media so […]
Most people just recently finished up drafting their fantasy teams for the year, so a waiver wire column may seem counterintuitive. If we’re being honest though, most of us made a mistake or two in the draft process. There is no better time to fix that, than before the season starts. Right now there are […]
If you made it to week 8 and are now in the Championship, congratulations! We’re well on our way to taking home a year 1 championship over here at Fantasy Knuckleheads. As it stands my team is currently sitting at 5-2. Winning 5 straight behind Week 3’s star pickup Pierson-El. All 3 of last weeks […]