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NFL Waiver Wire Thread 2020 Week 6


This thread is for offering suggested waiver wire pickups for week 6 of the 2020 NFL season.


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Comments that fall into one of these categories or are otherwise not on topic for this thread will be removed.


Some discussion of waiver suggestions is allowed, but this is not the place for an extended debate on the merits of any particular player. Take these in-depth discussions over to the outlook threads for the individual player(s) in question.

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7 hours ago, AnonymousRob said:

He had 8 targets today. His other games have been 6, 6, 4, 4. While it's nice to see the targets slowly creep up, I wouldn't call that a lot of targets. But that's just how I view things. I'm not grabbing him in shallower leagues, but YMMV.

He didn't get one this week, but he also tends to get a few rush attempts each game as well.

Look at total opportunities - 6, 9, 7, 7, 8

Catch % has gone up every game.  

I would absolutely put a claim in for Laviska if he's still on waivers.  

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WRs: Know when to hold em...no when to Fulgham! Travis will have us shuffling the deck of FAAB bills to nab this ace....he took it to the full house after piling up 152 yards on 10 catches..

Frank Gore will have 30 carries for 57 yards every week.

Not really dependent on Diontae Johnson injury.  He is already better than Diontae Johnson and JuJu.

If you're hurting at QB (Dak) or need a bye week filler for next few weeks, go and grab Stafford today.  Should still be an FA since he didn't play yet.  Gets Jax and ATL next 2 games.  

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If Cook misses 1 week (pending MRI), Minn has a bye week 7 is Mattison still a top waiver pickup over another player who has more long term usage?  Again I know MRI is pending.  We know if Cook returns week 8 after their bye he's the starter.

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13 minutes ago, JediMasters said:

If Cook misses 1 week (pending MRI), Minn has a bye week 7 is Mattison still a top waiver pickup over another player who has more long term usage?  Again I know MRI is pending.  We know if Cook returns week 8 after their bye he's the starter.

I think so.  I don't see anyone else that's "must have" and for me, if Mattison can help win 1 week then it's worth it.  The way this season is going, I'm taking things one week at a time and Mattison would be a great help next week if Cook sits.  We know the story with Cook, he tends to get banged up.  Even if he comes back after the bye, solid chance he's hurt again at some point.  

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WRs for 12 teamers-

 

Christian Kirk. He's finally being incorporated in the Cardinals offense again and has two decent weeks. Plus he has matchups with DAL and SEA next.

 

N'Keal Harry. If he was dropped. Cam's going to be back and is arguably their main RZ WR. 

 

Russell Gage & Olamide Zaccheaus. Gage might be picked up already, but one or both of these guys will have a solid role moving forward. Julio could likely be shut down or traded.

 

Also Shenault was mentioned previously, however he might be more valuable if Chark's injury is significant.

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4 minutes ago, KennyWoo said:

As iron sharpens iron, glass replaces glass.  If you lost Keenan Allen tonight, now's the time to grab Alshon Jeffery.

Yeesh...I've heard a lot of people recommending this in the last couple of weeks and I just don't think I understand it at this point. I'd almost definitely assume him to be playing on low snap counts for weeks and weeks. He is just so beat up now.. Fulgham has got to be the add on that team. He looks good.

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Deep League Dives

Identifying Under The Radar Talent

Alex Mattison: He is more mainstream than who I normally post, however he should easily top this weeks waiver wish list (Claypool is too obvious).  Cook's injured groin, coupled with Minnesotas upcoming bye in Week 7, adds speculation that the incumbent will sit.  If so,  Mattison will again  be the bell-cow in week 6, drawing a hapless Falcons defense that ranks 31st against the run Expect fantasy fire works.  

 

Gerald Everett:   Presumed starting tight end Tyler Higbee ran a season low 16 routes last week, while Everett saw more opportunity and capitalized, with a season best and team high 90 yards.  While the Niners have yielded the 3rd fewest points to the tight end position, Gesicki did just recently gash them for 91 yards, making Everett a decent bye-week filler/dart throw this week

 

Keelan Cole: DJ Chark's ankle injury opens up more field time for Cole, who has found the end zone three of five weeks.  Rumored to have built a strong rapport with Minshew throughout camp, the veteran has yet to drop a pass, while converting 29 targets into 21 grabs, despite last weeks inefficient showing.  The Lions pass defense doesn't present much resistance, while an even juicier matchup looms the following week against the Chargers should the Jags opt to rest Chark through the bye.  Taking over KR duties adds a small boost to leagues that reward special teams production.  

 

Myles Gaskin:  Those with Gaskin shares, myself included, should be elated to see touchdown vulture Jordan Howard's deactivation, coupled with MG converting a goal-line opportunity this past Sunday.  The prospect of the Phins tabling his red-zone removal bodes well for his future fantasy prospects, with a tantalizing matchup with the hapless Jets on deck.     

 

Kalif Raymond:  Corey Davis and Adam Humphries are both expected to be sidelined due to COVID, which opens up opportunity for the journeyman speedster to operate as the WR2 this evening.  Raymond flashed during week 3, converting three targets into 118 yards.  A contributor on special teams, both on punts and kick return, Raymond is the boom or bust play that could pay dividends if he gets loose downfield.  

 

DeMarcus Robinson: Early indicators suggest that Sammy Watkins balky hamstring will cost him at least a few weeks.  Hardman, and to a lesser extent Pringle,  will see an uptick in targets out of the slot, however the majority of Sammys snaps on the outside will be going to Robinson.  The Bills secondary has been generous to opposing wideouts, ranking 27th against the pass, and allowing the 10th most fantasy points to receivers, while Robinson has previously flashed (2019) when given opportunity.  Should Tre White be cleared next week, he will likely blanket Tyreek Hill, opening up the field to the Chiefs secondary options.  

 

Breshad Perriman:   I know, I know....he's a Jet.....however Perriman is apparently close to returning,  and will immediately be reinserted back into the starting lineup of a NY team whose game script often involves playing from a deficit, which lends to more pass catching opportunities.  Having been talked up by Sam Darnold during camp, the veteran deep threat could boost "Gang Greens" inept passing game.   Crowder has a history of hamstring injuries, which would boost Perriman's value further, should they resurface.  

 

Lamar Miller:  Having recently been signed to the Bears practice squad, Miller is worth monitoring while David Montgomery continues to plod his way to 3.9 yards per tote, including < 3 YPC over the most recent two contests.  Miller has lead-back experience, while the only other viable tailbacks in tow for Chicago are unproven Ryan Hall and return specialist/gadget wideout Cordarelle Patterson, both of whom have produced next to nothing on the ground.  That the Bears have one of the softest fantasy playoff schedules against the run, so whomever ultimately emerges from this backfield should be a viable asset down the stretch.     

 

Graham Gano: The former Panther has returned to the NFL by storm, converting on 13 of 14 opportunities, including 4 this past Sunday, which included three from 50 yards out. His only miss thus far should be forgiven, as it came on a 57 yard attempt in Chicago.  The Giants offense continues to sputter, especially on the opponents side of the field which should lend itself to plenty of future opportunities, many of which will be in the long range variety.  Could ultimately provide PK1 value!  

 

Lamical Perine: Two Jets in one post...yikes!   Disgruntled Lev Bell is at odds Gase, Frank Gore is fast approaching 40, and the Jets are going nowhere fast.  Why not throw a speculative dart at the '20 4th rounder???  Might as well see what some of the youngsters in tow could do in a lost season at some point.  

 

 

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2 hours ago, F@ndemonium said:

Deep League Dives

Identifying Under The Radar Talent

Alex Mattison: He is more mainstream than who I normally post, however he should easily top this weeks waiver wish list (Claypool is too obvious).  Cook's injured groin, coupled with Minnesotas upcoming bye in Week 7, adds speculation that the incumbent will sit.  If so,  Mattison will again  be the bell-cow in week 6, drawing a hapless Falcons defense that ranks 31st against the run Expect fantasy fire works.  

 

Gerald Everett:   Presumed starting tight end Tyler Higbee ran a season low 16 routes last week, while Everett saw more opportunity and capitalized, with a season best and team high 90 yards.  While the Niners have yielded the 3rd fewest points to the tight end position, Gesicki did just recently gash them for 91 yards, making Everett a decent bye-week filler/dart throw this week

 

Keelan Cole: DJ Chark's ankle injury opens up more field time for Cole, who has found the end zone three of five weeks.  Rumored to have built a strong rapport with Minshew throughout camp, the veteran has yet to drop a pass, while converting 29 targets into 21 grabs, despite last weeks inefficient showing.  The Lions pass defense doesn't present much resistance, while an even juicier matchup looms the following week against the Chargers should the Jags opt to rest Chark through the bye.  Taking over KR duties adds a small boost to leagues that reward special teams production.  

 

Myles Gaskin:  Those with Gaskin shares, myself included, should be elated to see touchdown vulture Jordan Howard's deactivation, coupled with MG converting a goal-line opportunity this past Sunday.  The prospect of the Phins tabling his red-zone removal bodes well for his future fantasy prospects, with a tantalizing matchup with the hapless Jets on deck.     

 

Kalif Raymond:  Corey Davis and Adam Humphries are both expected to be sidelined due to COVID, which opens up opportunity for the journeyman speedster to operate as the WR2 this evening.  Raymond flashed during week 3, converting three targets into 118 yards.  A contributor on special teams, both on punts and kick return, Raymond is the boom or bust play that could pay dividends if he gets loose downfield.  

 

DeMarcus Robinson: Early indicators suggest that Sammy Watkins balky hamstring will cost him at least a few weeks.  Hardman, and to a lesser extent Pringle,  will see an uptick in targets out of the slot, however the majority of Sammys snaps on the outside will be going to Robinson.  The Bills secondary has been generous to opposing wideouts, ranking 27th against the pass, and allowing the 10th most fantasy points to receivers, while Robinson has previously flashed (2019) when given opportunity.  Should Tre White be cleared next week, he will likely blanket Tyreek Hill, opening up the field to the Chiefs secondary options.  

 

Breshad Perriman:   I know, I know....he's a Jet.....however Perriman is apparently close to returning,  and will immediately be reinserted back into the starting lineup of a NY team whose game script often involves playing from a deficit, which lends to more pass catching opportunities.  Having been talked up by Sam Darnold during camp, the veteran deep threat could boost "Gang Greens" inept passing game.   Crowder has a history of hamstring injuries, which would boost Perriman's value further, should they resurface.  

 

Lamar Miller:  Having recently been signed to the Bears practice squad, Miller is worth monitoring while David Montgomery continues to plod his way to 3.9 yards per tote, including < 3 YPC over the most recent two contests.  Miller has lead-back experience, while the only other viable tailbacks in tow for Chicago are unproven Ryan Hall and return specialist/gadget wideout Cordarelle Patterson, both of whom have produced next to nothing on the ground.  That the Bears have one of the softest fantasy playoff schedules against the run, so whomever ultimately emerges from this backfield should be a viable asset down the stretch.     

 

Graham Gano: The former Panther has returned to the NFL by storm, converting on 13 of 14 opportunities, including 4 this past Sunday, which included three from 50 yards out. His only miss thus far should be forgiven, as it came on a 57 yard attempt in Chicago.  The Giants offense continues to sputter, especially on the opponents side of the field which should lend itself to plenty of future opportunities, many of which will be in the long range variety.  Could ultimately provide PK1 value!  

 

Lamical Perine: Two Jets in one post...yikes!   Disgruntled Lev Bell is at odds Gase, Frank Gore is fast approaching 40, and the Jets are going nowhere fast.  Why not throw a speculative dart at the '20 4th rounder???  Might as well see what some of the youngsters in tow could do in a lost season at some point.  

 

 

Nice write up. How do you not have Fulgham listed? And Mattison is not a deep dive very obvious pick up.

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21 minutes ago, Jetdog16 said:

Nice write up. How do you not have Fulgham listed? And Mattison is not a deep dive very obvious pick up.

Fulgham fits this space too, though he already is squarely on the fantasy radar, and had been previously discussed a bit following his Week 5 showing.  Also skeptical about his value, long term,  with Goedert, Jackson and Jeffery returning in short order.  Ward also won't simply go away, and dealt with Haden last week if I'm not mistaken (contributing towards Fulgham's increased opportunity).  

 

Touted Mattison based on the belief that he could Week 6 winner.  Aware he, and Gaskin, are more mainstream, having had pre-existing helium, however....I dunno...just felt like writing them up :) 

A few more intriguing names:  Jacoby BrissettDevin Duvernay, Irv Smith (previously mentioned), Jalen Guyton (barring Allen injury status), Jon Brown (Jax PK of the week) and the Dolphins DST (streaming option vs NYJ)

 

 

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46 minutes ago, dschddny said:

Jets are trying to trade Perine - if they do then who becomes a priority add, Perine?  Josh Adams?

No one is going to want to take on Bell's contract. I will be stunned if he gets traded. Even if that happens Gore isn't going away so I wouldn't prioritize adding Perine or Adams.

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On 10/11/2020 at 10:47 PM, KennyWoo said:

Check to see if Lindsay was dropped during his injury or bye. 

He was in my league and I am thinking about it. Do you think he has much value coming back after Gordon has done pretty well?

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18 minutes ago, trolltoll said:

He was in my league and I am thinking about it. Do you think he has much value coming back after Gordon has done pretty well?

Define much. He's not going to become a rb 1 barring injury. But I think he's going to be a low end rb2 or solid flex. Whether that holds value for you depends on your league structure and how decimated you've been with injuries.

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10 minutes ago, trolltoll said:

He was in my league and I am thinking about it. Do you think he has much value coming back after Gordon has done pretty well?

 

In a vacuum, yes. He's a Gordon injury away from being the starting RB on an NFL team. That alone makes him valuable IMO. 

 

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33 minutes ago, AnonymousRob said:

Define much. He's not going to become a rb 1 barring injury. But I think he's going to be a low end rb2 or solid flex. Whether that holds value for you depends on your league structure and how decimated you've been with injuries.

That was basically what I was getting at if people think he's gonna return to that close 40/60 split with Gordon or take more of a backseat now that Gordon was performing well while Lindsay was injured. Essentially I would be dropping Ingram for him. Seems like there might be a little more upside with Lindsay. 

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To those asking about Lindsay, he basically got a 50/50 split with Gordon during the part of the Week 1 game both were healthy.  Obviously that's an incredibly small sample to make any judgments but the coaches had indicated in the offseason such a thing was likely so I'd expect he has a shot at that.  "1B" in on a bad offense isn't great, obviously.  But he's probably like RB35-RB40 without a Gordon injury.  If Gordon goes down, well, Lindsay has shown he has some ability.  His first two seasons in the league: 1,000 rushing and 35 catches each season.  Not a "league winner" add or a 50% FAAB type of add right now.  But as a cheap add, not bad.  @trolltoll

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