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Fantasy Football Week 2 Waver Wire: Jeff Wilson, Carson Wentz on Solution as Injury Reinforcement

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I can’t wait to see what the roster trend looks like on Wednesday and Thursday following all the waiverwire moves this week. It is interesting to see

Dak Prescott (thumb), Elijah Mitchell (knee), Nagy Harris (foot), Chris Godwin (hamstring), Keenan Allen (hamstring), Tee Higgins (concussion) heading into Week 2 I have some major injuries that I am dealing with. ). This should encourage Fantasy’s manager to become active in Waver’s wire. This is always fun.

You can see all the recommendations below, including streaming options on DST and kicker. We’ll also provide players that drop, but hopefully the players we’ve added this week will be the ones that make a difference for your fantasy roster.

Editor’s Note: This Waiver Wire column only looks at players enrolled in less than 65% of the CBS Sports League.

WEEK 2 WAIVER

  • Injuries: Dak Prescott (thumb), Mack Jones (back), Zach Wilson (knee).
  • Check availability. Matt Ryan (75%), Jameis Winston (73%), Justin Fields (67%). Ryan didn’t have his best game against Houston in Week 1, as he scored two turnovers, but he passed for 352 yards and he scored one touchdown, an impressive 2017 NBA record. In particular, he scored a 12-yard run. He should serve as a streamer in Week 2 with the Jaguars. … Winston looked terrible starting the game against the Falcons, but he rallied the Saints to win, finishing with 269 passing yards and two touchdowns. He should be the number one quarterback to add, if he can, for Week 2 against Tampa Bay. … Fields struggled in Week 1 against the 49ers in the rain, where he had just 121 yards, two touchdowns, one interception and 28 rushing yards. However, I’m still hopeful that better fantasy production will move forward.
  • Drop candidate: Prescott (99% registered). I’d love to keep Prescott under wraps in all formats, but a 10-team league fantasy manager may not have that luxury on a shallow bench. He could be out for up to 10 weeks and if we need to drop him for a replacement that could be necessary.

Add in the following order:

Week 2 exemption priority list

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running backs

  • Injuries: Elijah Mitchell (knee), Nagy Harris (leg), Alvin Kamara (rib), JK Dobbins (knee), Ken Walker (abdomen), Brian Robinson (knee), Damian Williams (rib), Kylen Williams Williams (ankle), Brandon Bolden (hamstring).
  • Check availability. Michael Carter (77%), Alexander Matheson (76%), Kenneth Gainwell (75%), Isaiah Pacheco (70%). As expected, Carter added 7 catches for 40 yards on nine targets, as he tallied 60 yards on 10 carries in Week 1 against Baltimore, the Jets’ lead in his running back. Breece Hall may eventually replace Carter, but Carter remains a Jets player for now and can be used as a flex in Week 2 against Cleveland…. Mattison is purely Dalvin Cook’s. It’s just handcuffs, but you should keep him hidden in every league if your roster has room for it. …Gainwell was his second-best running for the Eagles in Week 1 in Detroit. In he added two catches. He could be a flexible option in his PPR going forward, including against the Vikings in Week 2. …Pacheco did most of the damage in Week 1 against the Cardinals (he had 62 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries), but Clyde was Edwards, his second-best running behind Heler. It may be back. Jerick McKinnon (17%) will also play a role in this backfield. He’s worth adding in his PPR his league deeper. But Pacheco, like Mattison, could be a league winner if he gets the chance to start sometime this year.
  • Drop candidate: Mitchell (100% Enrolled), Darrell Williams (60%), Isaiah Spiller (26%). If you can’t keep Mitchell in hiding, you may have to drop him, especially in a 10-team league where Waverwire should have a lot of options. expected to be absent. …Williams was the Cardinals’ Depth on his chart, where he was No. 3, clearly behind James Conner and Eno Benjamin in Week 1. Williams did not play the Chiefs in Week 1. … Spiller is a healthy Week 1 scratch for the Chargers, and it could continue for the foreseeable future. He’s worth hiding only in his Dynasty League.

Add in the following order:

Week 2 exemption priority list

waiver wire

wide receiver

  • Injuries: Tee Higgins (concussion), Keenan Allen (hamstring), Chris Godwin (hamstring), Allen Lazard (ankle), Michael Gallup (knee), Londale Moore (hamstring), Wandale Robinson (knee) ), Van Jefferson (knee).
  • Check availability. Marquez Valdes Scantling (68% of the roster) and Julio Jones (66%). According to Pro Football His Focus, Valdez Scantling made a quiet debut in Week 1 for the Chiefs, catching four 44-yard yards on four targets, although he only recorded four, while Kansas City’s Played more snaps and ran more routes than any receiver. Big days await him. … Jones should make a quality debut in Tampa Bay and benefit from Godwin being out for a few weeks. In Week 1 against Dallas, Jones had three catches for 69 yards on five targets, including a 48-yard reception, and added two carries for 17 yards. Russell Gage (44%) is also worth a look in deeper leagues.
  • Drop candidate: Tyler Rocket (89%), Devante Parker (70%), Marvin Jones (64%), Kenny Goladay (37%), Jalen Tolbert (31%). Seattle upset Denver in Week 1, but the Rockets didn’t help much as he only caught three for 28 yards on four targets. Unfortunately, those stat lines are likely to become the norm, and Rocket isn’t someone you need to hide in a 10-team league. Parker has 1 catch for 9 yards on two targets and isn’t worth hiding in most 10- and 12-team leagues. … The Jaguars receiver pecking order for Week 1 in Washington was Christian Kirk, Zay Jones and Marvin Jones. team league. Kirk (12 targets) and Zay Jones (9 targets) each scored at least 12 PPR points, while Marvin Jones scored 4 catches on his 6 targets for 38 yards. … Goladay’s struggles in the preseason were the first in Tennessee as he had just two catches for 22 yards on two targets in a game in which Robinson was injured and Kadarius Tony (no target) was not involved. Carried over to 1 week. There’s little reason to hide Golladay now. … It’s unfortunate that Tolbert was a healthy scratch in Week 1, but now Duck his Prescott (thumb) is out until at least Week 8.

Add in the following order:

Week 2 exemption priority list

  • Notable Injuries: George Kittle (groin)
  • Drop candidate: Mike Gesicki (80% roster), Hunter Henry (59%), Irv Smith (52%). Gesicki seems destined to frustrate his fantasy manager this season and is not worth starting in any league. … I’m not sure you can trust the New England pass catcher, Mac Jones has a bad back. …Smith should have improved just after he went without a catch on two targets in Week 1 against the Packers, and missed most of his camp in training with a thumb injury. But it’s not worth keeping him until he proves to be a big part of Minnesota’s offense.

Add in the following order:

Week 2 exemption priority list

  • Browns (70% of roster) vs. NYJ
  • Bengals in DAL (29% of roster)
  • Patriots in PIT (48% of roster)

  • Cade York (9% roster enrollment rate) vs. NYJ
  • Younghoe Koo in LAR (44% roster)
  • Will Lutz (23% of the roster) vs. TB

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