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Dolphins quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick fights off Eagles defenders in the third quarter. The Eagles were called for roughing the passer on the play.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Crucial additions for fantasy playoffs

By Adin Link, Staff Writer December 4, 2019
Only a select few fantasy teams remain as playoff season begins. With late-season injuries taking their toll, these players could prove vital to keeping your season alive.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield scrambles out of the pocket looking for a receiver in the first half, Nov. 14, 2019, at FirstEnergy Stadium.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride out Scarbrough, Hines during final byes

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 20, 2019
If your fantasy football team needs one last win to secure a spot in the playoffs, look to these players to step up during the NFL’s final bye week.
Ronald Jones rushed for a career-high 75 yards in the Bucs' 31-17 loss to the San Francisco 49ers Sunday at Raymond James Stadium.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Ride Carr, Jones to victory

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 6, 2019
With a season-high six teams on bye during a crucial week in fantasy football, managers need to think outside the box in order to win.
Daniel Jones (8) of the New York Giants throws a second-half pass against the Detroit Lions on Sunday, Oct. 27, at Ford Field in Detroit. The Lions won the game 31-26.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Struggling quarterbacks could make key additions

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 30, 2019
With the playoffs just around the corner and four teams on bye, these players could prove crucial to fantasy owners looking to make a final postseason push.
Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins prepares to pass during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions on Oct. 20 in Detroit.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Johnson, Stills in line for elevated work

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 23, 2019
With injuries to fantasy cogs Kerryon Johnson and Will Fuller, replacements Ty Johnson and Kenny Stills are must-adds in every league.
Carolina Panthers outside linebacker Thomas Davis (58) brings down Green Bay Packers running back Jamaal Williams (30).

Waiver Wire Weekly: Williams, Tate could serve as crucial fill-ins

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 16, 2019
If your fantasy team is suffering through the bye weeks of Christian McCaffery and Odell Beckham Jr., these fill-in players could help make sure you stay in the playoff hunt.
Teddy Bridgewater (5) of the New Orleans Saints throws the ball during the second half of a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on Oct. 6 in New Orleans.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Surviving the Week 6 byes

By Adin Link, Staff Writer October 9, 2019
With the Oakland Raiders, Chicago Bears, Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts all on bye weeks, make sure to grab one of these players to fill the void.
Philadelphia Eagles running back Josh Adams runs against Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey during the third quarter on Oct. 28.

Waiver Wire Weekly: Countdown to Fantasy Playoffs

By Adin Link, Staff Writer November 13, 2018
With Fantasy Football Playoffs right around the corner, it’s more important than ever to make sure you have the best players. Rashaad Penny and Jeff Heuerman both had their best games last week and are looking like two players you will want to have if you want to finish out the season strong. You can read more about what players to take here.
Tampa Bay quarterback Jameis Winston (3) attempts a pass in the first quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Sept. 24, 2017. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Waiver Wire Weekly: Gabriel and Mack are best bets

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor October 17, 2018
If you happen to own Ben Roethlisberger, Antonio Brown and James Conner, fear not — these players should be able to fill in admirably in the NFL’s Week 7.
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