Fantasy Football Week 2 Waiver Wire: Jeff Wilson, Carson Wentz among options as injury reinforcements

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I’m excited to see what the roster developments will appear to be Wednesday and Thursday following all of the waiver wire strikes this week. It can be attention-grabbing to see who was added and the way a lot every participant went for in FAB of their leagues.

We have just a few massive accidents we’re coping with heading into Week 2 with Dak Prescott (thumb), Elijah Mitchell (knee), Najee Harris (foot), Chris Godwin (hamstring), Keenan Allen (hamstring) and Tee Higgins (concussion ). That ought to pressure Fantasy managers into being lively on the waiver wire, which is all the time enjoyable.

You can see all my suggestions beneath, together with streaming options at DST and kicker. We’ll offer you gamers to drop as nicely, however hopefully the blokes you add this week flip into distinction makers to your Fantasy roster.

Editor’s word: For this waiver wire column, we’re solely taking a look at gamers rostered in lower than 65 % of CBS Sports leagues.

Week 2 Waivers

  • Injuries: Dak Prescott (thumb), Mac Jones (again) and Zach Wilson (knee).
  • Check to see if out there: Matt Ryan (75 % rostered), Jameis Winston (73 %) and Justin Fields (67 %). Ryan did not have his greatest recreation in Week 1 towards Houston with two turnovers, however he handed for 352 yards and a landing and surprisingly ran for 12 yards. He must be helpful in Week 2 on the Jaguars as a streamer. … Winston regarded terrible to begin the sport towards the Falcons, however he rallied the Saints to win and completed with 269 passing yards and two touchdowns. He must be the No. 1 quarterback so as to add the place out there heading into Week 2 towards Tampa Bay. … Fields struggled in Week 1 towards the 49ers within the rain, passing for simply 121 yards, two touchdowns and one interception, together with 28 dashing yards. But I nonetheless anticipate higher Fantasy manufacturing transferring ahead, and he is a strong No. 2 quarterbacks to stash in all leagues.
  • Drop candidates: Prescott (99 % rostered). I’d favor to stash Prescott in all codecs, however Fantasy managers in 10-team leagues may not have that luxurious with a shallow bench. He’s out till probably Week 10 together with his thumb injury, and if it’s a must to drop him for a substitute then it could be one thing it’s essential to do.

Add on this order:

Week 2 Waiver Priority List

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Running Backs

  • Injuries: Elijah Mitchell (knee), Najee Harris (foot), Alvin Kamara (ribs), JK Dobbins (knee), Ken Walker (stomach), Brian Robinson (knee), Damien Williams (ribs), Kyren Williams (ankle) and Brandon Bolden (hamstring).
  • Check to see if out there: Michael Carter (77 % rostered), Alexander Mattison (76 %), Kenneth Gainwell (75 %) and Isiah Pacheco (70 %). Carter, as anticipated, was the main working again for the Jets in Week 1 towards Baltimore with 10 carries for 60 yards, and he added seven catches for 40 yards on 9 targets. Breece Hall would possibly finally take over for Carter, however Carter is the Jets man for now and can be utilized as a flex in Week 2 towards Cleveland. … Mattison is simply purely a handcuff for Dalvin Cook, however he must be stashed in all leagues in case you have a roster spot to spare. … Gainwell did nicely as the No. 2 working again for the Eagles in Week 1 at Detroit with 5 carries for 20 yards and a landing, and he additionally added two catches for 12 yards on 4 targets. He may very well be a possible flex possibility in PPR transferring ahead, together with in Week 2 towards the Vikings. … Pacheco did most of his injury in Week 1 towards the Cardinals in rubbish time (12 carries for 62 yards and a landing), however he is the possible No. 2 working again behind Clyde Edwards-Helaire. Jerick McKinnon (17 %) will even have a job on this backfield, and he is value including in deeper PPR leagues. But Pacheco, like Mattison, may very well be a league winner if he will get the prospect to begin at any level this 12 months.
  • Drop candidates: Mitchell (100% rostered), Darrel Williams (60 %) and Isiah Spiller (26 %). If you’ll be able to’t stash Mitchell then he might need to be dropped, particularly in 10-team leagues the place there must be loads of options on the waiver wire. Mitchell is predicted to overlook at the very least eight weeks with an MCL sprain. … Williams is third on the depth chart for the Cardinals and was clearly behind James Conner and Eno Benjamin in Week 1. Williams did not play in Week 1 towards the Chiefs and is not value a roster spot in most leagues. … Spiller was a wholesome scratch in Week 1 for the Chargers, and which may proceed for the close to future. He’s solely value stashing in Dynasty leagues.

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Week 2 Waiver Priority List

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Wide Receivers

  • Injuries: Tee Higgins (concussion), Keenan Allen (hamstring), Chris Godwin (hamstring), Allen Lazard (ankle), Michael Gallup (knee), Rondale Moore (hamstring), Wan’Dale Robinson (knee) and Van Jefferson (knee).
  • Check to see if out there: Marquez Valdes-Scantling (68 % rostered) and Julio Jones (66 %). Valdes-Scantling had a quiet debut with the Chiefs in Week 1 with solely 4 catches for 44 yards on 4 targets, however he performed essentially the most snaps and ran essentially the most routes of any Kansas City receiver, in keeping with Pro Football Focus. Big days are forward for him. … Jones had a top quality debut with Tampa Bay and will profit with Godwin out for just a few weeks. Against Dallas in Week 1, Jones had three catches for 69 yards on 5 targets, together with a 48-yard reception, and he added two carries for 17 yards. Russell Gage (44 %) can be value a glance in deeper leagues.
  • Drop candidates: Tyler Lockett (89 % rostered), DeVante Parker (70 %), Marvin Jones (64 %), Kenny Golladay (37 %) and Jalen Tolbert (31 %). Seattle upset Denver in Week 1, however Lockett did not do a lot to assist with simply three catches for 28 yards on 4 targets. I’m afraid these stat strains may grow to be the norm, and Lockett is not somebody it’s a must to stash in 10-team leagues. … The Patriots offense regarded unhealthy towards Miami and struggled all preseason, and Parker now has to deal with Mac Jones coping with a possible again injury. Parker had one catch for 9 yards on two targets and is not value stashing in most 10- and 12-team leagues. … The pecking order for the Jaguars receivers in Week 1 at Washington was Christian Kirk, Zay Jones after which Marvin Jones, and I’m undecided the No. 3 receivers on this offense are value rostering in most 10- and 12-team leagues. Kirk (12 targets) and Zay Jones (9 targets) every scored at the very least 12 PPR factors, whereas Marvin Jones had 4 catches for 38 yards on six targets. … Golladay’s struggles within the preseason carried over to Week 1 at Tennessee since he had simply two catches for 22 yards on two targets in a recreation the place Robinson obtained harm and Kadarius Toney (no targets) was not concerned. There’s little motive to stash Golladay proper now. … It was disappointing that Tolbert was a wholesome scratch in Week 1, and now Dak Prescott (thumb) is out till at the very least Week 8. With Gallup’s return imminent, it is time to drop Tolbert in most seasonal leagues.

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Week 2 Waiver Priority List

  • Injuries of word: George Kittle (groin)
  • Drop candidates: Mike Gesicki (80 % rostered), Hunter Henry (59 %) and Irv Smith (52 %). Gesicki appears destined to frustrate Fantasy managers this season and isn’t value beginning in any leagues. … I’m undecided you’ll be able to belief any go catchers in New England, and now Mac Jones has a foul again. It may very well be ugly for Henry transferring ahead. … Smith ought to enhance after going with out a catch on simply two targets towards the Packers in Week 1, and he missed most of coaching camp with a thumb injury. But he is not value holding now till he proves to be an even bigger a part of Minnesota’s offense.

Add on this order:

Week 2 Waiver Priority List

  • Browns (70 % rostered) vs. NYJ
  • Bengals (29 % rostered) at DAL
  • Patriots (48 % rostered) at PIT

  • Cade York (9 % rostered) vs. NYJ
  • Younghoe Koo (44 % rostered) at LAR
  • Wil Lutz (23 % rostered) vs. TB

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