Each Tuesday through the season, theScore’s NFL editors run down the really helpful waiver wire pickups.

Possession percentages are based mostly on Yahoo! leagues. FAAB bids are set at a $100 funds.


Blake Bortles, Jaguars

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Browns 31% $2

The pickings are fairly slim at this level within the season when on the lookout for quarterbacks, and regardless of throwing a pair of late-game picks towards the Chargers, Bortles could also be your only option going ahead. He will get the Browns this week, the Cardinals after that, after which the Colts, who he torched for 330 yards in Week 7 on the highway.

Jay Cutler, Dolphins

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
vs. Buccaneers 17% $1

From a fantasy perspective, Cutler has been good, however not nice, for a number of weeks now. The Buccaneers’ secondary ought to enable him to proceed that streak, which is probably not very enticing, however when you want a quarterback at this level within the yr, it is not getting significantly better than Cutler.

Joe Flacco, Ravens

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Packers 11% $1

The Packers have a banged up group that ought to give the Ravens the arrogance to be aggressive with their passing assault this week. Flacco had his highest whole yardage of the season towards the Titans earlier than his Week 10 bye, and may look to construct on that as he’ll have a more healthy group of targets.

Operating Again

Rex Burkhead, Patriots

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Raiders 11% $20

Selecting which Patriots runner goes to be a startable fantasy again every week has been a crapshoot up to now this season, however Burkhead could also be creating right into a extra dependable asset. With Mike Gillislee inactive towards the Broncos, Burkhead had a season-high 13 touches for 63 yards and a landing.

Jamaal Williams, Packers

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
vs. Ravens 6% $20

By means of elimination, it seems Williams will probably be getting loads of touches towards the Ravens this week with Aaron Jones out with a knee harm and Ty Montgomery’s rib harm flaring up. The rookie had 21 touches for 74 yards coming off the bench final Sunday.

Samaje Perine, Redskins

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Saints 7% $12

With Rob Kelley injured, Perine will get an opportunity to shine towards the Saints, who’ve been enjoying uncharacteristically nice protection. The Redskins gave Perine a minimum of 19 carries in two early-season wins, so they might revert to that technique to get a a lot wanted win this week.

Danny Woodhead, Ravens

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Packers 35% $11

Woodhead is predicted to follow this week for the primary time since being injured within the season opener. He ought to give some readability to the Ravens’ backfield, although he could solely act as a receiving again in his first motion. Woodhead has performed in simply three video games for the reason that begin of the 2016 season, so it could take time for him to change into a central piece within the offense.

Austin Ekeler, Chargers

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
vs. Payments four% $6

Ekeler’s fumble value the Chargers a win on Sunday, nevertheless it should not completely deter the crew from giving him extra touches because the rookie piled up 109 whole yards and two receiving scores towards a gifted Jaguars protection. With the likelihood Philip Rivers cannot play this week, the Chargers would probably lean on Ekeler and the speeding assault.

Kenyan Drake, Dolphins

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
vs. Buccaneers 58% $four

Drake seems to be to have beat out Damien Williams for the beginning job in Miami as he gained 73 extra yards on the identical quantity of touches Monday evening. Drake has proven the power to be a home-run risk with runs of 42 and 66 yards in every of his final two video games – the latter being the longest rush of the season for Miami.

Theo Riddick, Lions

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Bears 42% $1

Riddick has had his finest video games of 2017 in every of the final two contests. After hauling in 4 catches for 62 yards towards the Packers in Week 9, Riddick averaged eight.eight yards per carry final Sunday towards the Browns’ fourth-ranked rush protection. With the Bears doing nothing significantly particular towards the run – they rank 15th within the NFL in run protection – Riddick may discover room for some massive performs.

Huge Receiver

Corey Davis, Titans

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Steelers 48% $25

Davis began the yr sizzling with six catches within the opener, however was sidelined with a hamstring harm till Week 9. After a so-so effort in his return, Davis doubled up his catches in his second sport again and needs to be brisker than most of his teammates for Thursday evening’s matchup with the Steelers, who’re with out Joe Haden.

Josh Doctson, Redskins

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Saints 29% $15

Doctson hit a profession excessive in catches with 4 throughout Sunday’s loss to a stingy Vikings protection, and the Redskins proceed to push him to be their No. 1 wideout. He may very well be in for powerful sledding if he attracts Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore this week, however head coach Jay Gruden appears content material on making Doctson a star, so anticipate him to get his fair proportion of seems to be.

Jeremy Maclin, Ravens

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Packers 58% $eight

Maclin had far and away his finest sport as a Raven earlier than his Week 10 bye, hauling in 9 catches for 98 yards as he appeared to seek out chemistry with Flacco. The Packers struggled with deep protection towards the Lions two weeks in the past, and now face Maclin, who specializes within the lengthy ball.

Marqise Lee, Jaguars

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Browns 59% $eight

Lee has been the Jaguars’ prime receiver this season after dropping Allen Robinson. With out dealing with a real shutdown cornerback towards the Browns, he ought to have a giant day in Cleveland this week.

Jamison Crowder, Redskins

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Saints 54% $5

Crowder was anticipated to start out the yr as the one Redskins receiver with a lot of any expertise with Kirk Cousins. Although it took a while, Crowder and Cousins appear to have discovered their chemistry, hooking up for 199 yards on 13 catches over the past two video games.

Tyrell Williams, Chargers

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
vs. Payments 39% $2

With Travis Benjamin struggling this season, the Chargers have began to make use of Williams as their deep risk as he is averaging 15.5 yards per catch. Williams can even line up within the slot as a security valve if Kellen Clemens has to start out instead of Philip Rivers.

Kenny Stills, Dolphins

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Buccaneers 37% $1

Stills led his crew in receiving throughout Monday’s ugly beat down, and continues to common over 12 yards per catch. Towards the Buccaneers’ porous secondary subsequent week, Stills ought to have one in every of his most favorable matchups of the season.

Tight Finish

Charles Clay, Payments

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Chargers 43% $eight

Clay didn’t get a lot motion in his first sport again from harm on Sunday, however that was extra to do with the Saints dominating time of possession. Clay was lighting it up earlier than his harm and may have the possibility to return to kind with the Payments’ sputtering run sport.

Greg OIsen, Panthers

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
BYE 59% $eight

Olsen will not be enjoying in Week 11 because the Panthers head into their bye week, however there is a good likelihood he returns to motion when Carolina takes on the Jets in a good matchup. If you happen to wait till the Panthers announce his return to select up the veteran, chances are you’ll be too late.

Eric Ebron, Lions

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Bears 34% $1

Ebron appears to be motivated by his reported commerce availability. After sticking in Detroit by way of the commerce deadline, Ebron has had three of his 4 best video games and could have the chance to maintain the development moving into Chicago.

Tyler Kroft, Bengals

Subsequent Up Possession FAAB bid
at Broncos 53% $1

The Broncos have actually struggled to comprise tight ends this season. Whereas Kroft has not been essentially the most troublesome to cowl this yr, there is a sturdy risk he notches a red-zone rating in Denver.

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