A quarter of the NFL season is in the books, but fantasy football could still turn on a dime. Make the right waiver acquisition or trade and there is still time to turn around even the worst team. In that same spirit, here are the week 5 waiver wire picks. Quarterback Derek Carr OAK Rostered: […]
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.
A good chunk of the football season is already over and that means the sample size for stats is growing. An unfortunate fact of life is that injuries happen and people lose their jobs. Our task is to identify the next man up and roster that guy before anyone else does. As such, I give […]
Now that the NFL season is a couple of weeks in, it’s time to take stock of your roster. Just about every teams will have a hole or two that need to be shored up. More importantly, look ahead to where holes could appear. For instance, if you deploy James Conner, when will he stop […]
With a week of games in the books, many fans and fantasy players are in overreaction mode. This is understandable, but it can also block you from shoring up the holes in your roster. Take a deep breath and a long look at what you have. Now, let’s move on to the best week 2 […]
Fantasy football teams are mostly drafted at this point, but it isn’t too late to make a change. If you had a bad draft, do not let your pride get in the way of being proactive. Even great teams can often benefit from a waiver wire tweak. This is the time of year to find […]