Waiver Wire

Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 15

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Denard Robinson (8% Yahoo, 4% ESPN) When Jags starter TJ Yeldon went down in the middle of their contest against the Colts, former Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson took his place as the featured runner and acquitted himself admirably accumulating 75 yards and a ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 14

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   James White (26% Yahoo, 27% ESPN) White finished fifth in standard scoring amongst RB’s this week and second in PPR formats, racking up ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 13

      Running Backs David Johnson (26% Yahoo, 23% ESPN) With Chris Johnson out for the season and Andre Ellington suffering a potentially multi-week turf toe issue, Johnson will take over as feature back ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 12

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Javorius Allen (12% Yahoo, 5% ESPN) Just when you thought the Baltimore Ravens couldn’t get any more injured, their starting quarterback and running ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 11

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Jay Ajayi (18% Yahoo, 9% ESPN) In the last two weeks Ajayi has outrushed Lamar Miller by two yards, a stat that becomes ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 10

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   James Starks (39% Yahoo, 40% ESPN) Starks has now outplayed Eddie Lacy in two of the Packers’ last three games. The odd game ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 9

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   DeAngelo Williams (23% Yahoo, 27% ESPN) On a Sunday that saw too many injuries, Le’Veon Bell’s season ending MCL tear was the most ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 8

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Darren McFadden (38% Yahoo, 43% ESPN) Despite lots of speculation that Christine Michael would get a chance last Sunday against the Giants, it ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 7

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   James Starks (18% Yahoo, 22% ESPN) The Packers handed the reins over to James Starks on Sunday and the fifth year man out ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 6

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Charcandrick West (11% Yahoo, 0.3% ESPN) The big news of the week, besides Gary Barnidge’s ‘great’ (ridiculous) catch, was Jamaal Charles blowing out ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 5

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Duke Johnson (31% Yahoo, 49% ESPN) While Isaiah Crowell will remain the lead back in Cleveland, Johnson has carved out a niche as ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 4

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Backs   Karlos Williams (24% Yahoo, 24% ESPN) It’s incredible to remember that Williams was a fifth round pick this year, considering he has out-produced ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 3

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Running Back Matt Jones (22% Yahoo, 16% ESPN) On a fateful Sunday afternoon, two Washington running backs were thrown into the crucible that is the ...

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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 2

  Check out our NFL DFS Cheat Sheet! Week one had its share of surprises, disappointments and damnable injuries. Between Bryant, Jackson, Ellington, Hilton and Carr, it’s enough to send even ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 17

Welcome to wild and wacky Week 17. For the brave souls venturing into the final week of the regular season, we wish you good luck in your championship matches. Before ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 16

  Before we dig in and cover the most notable names waiver wire hounds need to know for Week 16, I would like to reiterate the fact that waiver additions in ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 15

    QUARTERBACKS   The fantasy playoffs change how we look at waivers at this point in the season, limiting “upside” pickups while we focus on adding players who will help us in the ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 14

  QUARTERBACKS   The quarterback position saw huge performances from under-owned options in Week 13, with Mr. Ryan Fitzpatrick (Owned: 8% Yahoo, 4% ESPN) and his half-dozen touchdown passes leading the way. From ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 13

  QUARTERBACKS   There weren’t many big time performances by underowned fantasy quarterbacks in Week 12, but Tampa Bay’s Josh McCown (Owned: 33% Yahoo, 17% ESPN) turned in another decent performance. McCown has ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 12

    QUARTERBACKS   Josh McCown (Owned: 20% Yahoo, 8% ESPN) looked solid again on Sunday as he stacked up 288 yards and two touchdowns against Washington and has now turned in back-to-back quality ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 11

  QUARTERBACKS   The quarterback position has produced a few more names for the weekly streaming and 2QB league crowd with injuries and benchings piling up around the NFL. Lesser options like Josh McCown ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 10

  QUARTERBACKS   There weren’t any fantastic quarterback performances that came out of the blue in Week 9, so the likely available options in your league(s) are essentially going to be the pile ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 9

  QUARTERBACKS   Three potential waiver options jump out at the quarterback position for owners who are struggling with signal callers, or for those who enjoy the fine art of streaming. The first ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 8

  Follow @Jeff_Brubach // QUARTERBACKS   Lesser owned options at the quarterback position didn’t contribute much in Week 7, but we have two players who aren’t in the weekly QB1 conversation that we will ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 7

      The Week 6 waiver wire was the most productive of the year so far, as we saw fresh pickups turn in stellar stat lines around fake football land last weekend. ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 6

  Five weeks are now finished up and the fake football fortunes of teams everywhere are beginning to take shape. Unfortunately, Week 5 was full of injury issues for fantasy stars ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 5

  Week 4 has now drawn to a close and we are speeding toward the halfway point of the fake football regular season. We have lots to discuss in the world ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 4

    Check out our Week 4 DFS Cheat Sheet with picks for FanDuel, Draftkings, DraftDay and Fantasy Elite Check out Spreadsheet Sports powerful projection and optimal lineup tool and get $5 off by ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 3

  Injuries piled up in massive quantities in Week 2, meaning there is plenty of fresh meat on fake football waiver wires. We have solid options at all fantasy relevant positions ...

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Waiver Wire Madness: Week 1

  Week 1 has drawn to a close and we have lots to break down as we bust out the shovels and dig through the Week 1 waiver wire. A rookie blew ...

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Week 17 Waiver Wire

Can you feel it, fake footballers? We’re finally alone. It felt as if those 16-weekers would never leave. There’s no sense in stopping the fantasy football fun when there’s still ...

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Week 16 Waiver Wire

Breaking news: the fantasy championship weekend is upon us*. If you made it this far, you did so by weathering the season’s whirlwind of breakouts, busts, and injuries. Still, the ...

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Week 15 Waiver Wire

Week 14 was certainly an exciting one in the world of fake football. Unfortunately, some prominent fantasy forces were injured in the madness of Sunday and Monday’s games, leaving advancing ...

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Week 14 Waiver Wire

The end of the fantasy football regular season is a bittersweet time. The dream of the playoffs has come true for some of our squads. Other teams have fallen just ...

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Week 13 Waiver Wire

Thanksgiving is upon us, fake footballers, and if you’re vying for a spot in your league’s playoffs, waivers are especially important this week. With three Thursday games, lineup decisions must ...

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Week 12 Waiver Wire

As we collectively inch another week closer to the playoffs, consider the difference between a player’s value in a vacuum and his value specifically to your team. This distinction becomes ...

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Week 11 Waiver Wire

If your team is in dire need of free agent help right now, brace yourself. The Week 11 Waiver wire is relatively barren of high-impact options. The most appealing candidates ...

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Week 10 Waiver Wire

Let’s face it, the fantasy football season is a series of disappointments and bad news for some owners. The games rarely play out as we’d like and each week summons ...

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Week 9 Waiver Wire

Welcome to the Week 9 Waiver Wire, fake footballers. Whether you’re in a battle for first place or simply scrapping to stay out of the cellar, finding value in the ...

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Week 8 Waiver Wire

As we cartoon coyotes of the fantasy football world slither out from under the anvils that crushed us in Week 7, we are reminded more now than in any previous ...

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Week 7 Waiver Wire

Imagine a race where you need to fly from Anchorage to Miami, but you must break the trip into 16 separate legs and you have no way of knowing the ...

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Week 6 Waiver Wire

The injury bug ate well in Week 5, feeding on a number of notable fantasy options. A few of the bug’s victims were bit before the start of Sunday’s action. ...

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Week 5 Waiver Wire

Whether your fake football outlook is glass-half-full or glass-half-empty, the season is approximately a quarter over. Optimism and pessimism both have their merits, but the heart of a fantasy champion ...

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Week 4 Waiver Wire

Is there an echo in here, fake footballers… ballers… allers… lers? Many of the waiver wire sounds we heard last week are reverberating back at us in the Week 4 ...

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Week 3 Waiver Wire

Apologies for the tardiness of the Week 3 Waiver Wire, fake footballers. I’m still honing my be-everywhere-at-once-like-Santa-Claus skills. Soon, my minions, soon… Until then, stuff your stockings with these waiver ...

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Week 2 Waiver Wire

It’s official. We’re all screwed. David Wilson owners, screwed. Dez Bryant owners, screwed. Zach Sudfeld owners, screwed. Stevan Ridley owners and Shane Vereen owners, somehow both screwed. Owners who played ...

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Week 16 Waiver Wire

If your team has survived the various injuries and referee screw-jobs of the fake football season thus far, chances are your team won’t need much help from the waiver wire ...

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Week 15 Waiver Wire

My condolences to those of you who were bounced from the fake football playoffs by the Seahawks defense or Cam Newton in Week 14. I crashed and burned the old-fashioned ...

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Week 14 Waiver Wire

For most of us, the fake football regular season is in the books. With many teams eliminated and fewer teams vying for players on the waiver wire, remember to consider ...

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Week 13 Waiver Wire

The fake football season is winding down and you probably have a good idea about which of your fake squads is still in contention for the playoffs. Before you start ...

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Week 12 Waiver Wire

Gobble gobble, and welcome to the Week 12 Waiver Wire. Before you eat yourself into a vegetative state on Thursday, remember to set your lineups for the early game as ...

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Week 11 Waiver Wire

Yesterday morning, I was wearing this T-shirt proudly. Now what? Is there a specific rule about what to do with your sports wardrobe when your team plays to a tie ...

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Week 10 Waiver Wire

The waiver wire pickings are relatively slim this week and times like these remind me that it’s better to make it rain FAAB dollars early in the season than it ...

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Week 9 Waiver Wire

Of course the weekend I visit Philadelphia is the weekend the worst storm to venture north of Carolina decides to run rampant through the northeast. I’ve managed to weather the ...

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Week 8 Waiver Wire

A swarm of injury bugs swept through the NFL in Week 7, but never fear! The Week 8 Waiver Wire is here to help you pluck out the stingers.   QUARTERBACKS Brady Quinn, ...

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Week 7 Waiver Wire

The waiver wire isn’t exactly teeming with fresh options this week. Many of the best potential pickups are players that could or should have been added last week. Meanwhile, most ...

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Week 6 Waiver Wire

The days are growing shorter, the nights are getting colder, and the fake football flu has many symptoms. Whether you are suffering from bye week bursitis or a low RB ...

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Week 5 Waiver Wire

Welcome to the Week 5 Waiver Wire, where you will find all the spiciest ingredients for improving your fantasy stew. Week 5 may not be the week to blow a ...

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Week 4 Waiver Wire

We’re barely beyond the Golden Taint fiasco, but I’m here to talk about a different breed of replacements. The following players are Jimmy-McGinty-approved waiver wire options to replace the underachievers on ...

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Week 3 Waiver Wire

We’re two weeks deep into the fake football season and the waiver wire pickings are starting to fit into their snug hipster jeans. The fashionable kids out there in fantasy ...

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Week 2 Waiver Wire

Week 1 is in the books and it’s important not to overreact to the results, despite the fact that every fiber of your being is demanding that you do. You’ve ...

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Week 14 Waiver Wire

Week 13 has turned out to be quite the week for a few guys on the Waiver Wire.  Of the top 20 Fake Football performances across the league at least ...

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Week 13 Waiver Wire

Welcome to our first article focusing on Week 13.  We’ll amend this list if a “nobody” jumps out at us after the Monday Night NYG-NO slugfest but this should get ...

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Week 12 Waiver Wire

Here we go folks…the following players should be found in most standard 12-team leagues, it’ll all depend how savvy of a league your in and how many roster spots are ...

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