Work is a weekly
updated list of the top players found on the waiver wire that could
improve your roster, along with a suggestion of which players
may be holding you back. We assume standard scoring and a
size of 12.
McCluster is a Reggie Bush type of back. He has the
athleticism and speed to make big plays, but lacks the size and
strength to tote the rock 25 times through the tackles.
Dexter's WR/RB eligibility in Y! leagues makes him a very
interesting play in 3-WR, non-flex position leagues (especially PPR)
where you are forced to start 3 wide receivers each week. He
is guaranteed to see a lot of receptions out of the backfield and that
will yield a huge advantage for the manager able to start him at WR3.
We are recommending an add in all formats, there is
a ton of upside with his situation.
Eric Decker WR DEN
Eddie Royal on the sidelines in Week 2, Kyle Orton targeted his 2nd
year wideout 9 times. Decker returned the favor by snagging 5
balls for 113 yards and 2 touchdowns. With the trust that Orton showed
in Decker, mixed with the absence of Eddie Royal until possibly after
the Week 6 bye, Eric is a must add and a strong play for the next 4+
weeks. Feel confident starting him at WR2 against the
Tennessee secondary this Sunday.
Moore WR OAK
asked if Denarious Moore earned more playing time
after his Week 2 performance at Buffalo (5 catches, 171 all purpose
yards and a TD) head coach Hue Jackson replied, "Oh, boy, you better
believe he has." Followed by "There's no doubt, he's as advertised. He
made some plays. It's going to be hard to keep that young man off the
field." That's all I needed to hear to click the 'add'
button, even if I'm going stash him on the bench until the Jets leave
town Sunday night. Keep in mind that he still has to creep up
the depth chart (Ford, Murphy and Heyward-Bey all missed Week 2 action)
Jones RB KC
Jamaal Charles out of the picture, it makes sense to add the next guy
on the depth chart. But don't expect RB1 production out of 33
year old Thomas Jones. He will likely lead the team in
touches the next couple weeks but the team is looking at a running back
by committee approach going forward. Second year RB/WR
eligible Dexter McCluster is a threat to to steal the show, but it's
yet to be seen whether he can handle a heavy workload through the
tenches. Both Thomas Jones and Dexter McCluster are worth
adding in all formats. We'll just have to wait and see how
this plays out.
3 spot start against a very weak Seattle team. The Cardinals
totalled 5 sacks and 3 picks in the first two games, including a return
TD from the always dangerous Patrick Peterson.
3 - Who to Drop?
Jamaal Charles RB KC
Charles' torn ACL and I.R status is the
beginning of the end for many fantasy teams. What else is
to say about losing your 1st round draft pick the second week into the
season? I hope Dexter McCluster and/or Thomas Jones is a nice
Brandon Pettigrew TE DET
expected a healthy Lions' offense to gain a lot of yards and score a
lot of points, and it has, with the exception of 2009 1st round draft
pick Brandon Pettigrew. 4 of the 7 touchdowns thrown by QB
Matthew Stafford have gone to "Megatron" Calvin Johnson, and that
doesn't look to change any time soon. Calvin is close to
impossible to cover and looks able to do whatever he wants on
field. Pettigrew will get his looks sooner or later, just not
the frequency we had hoped. There are much better options out
there at TE this year.
Braylon Edwards WR SF
a theme developing in San Francisco, and it's not pretty.
week we were dropping Michael Crabtree and this week it's "Banana
hands" Braylon Edwards (probable to miss 3 weeks - torn meniscus). The
former University of Michigan superstar has
amassed 4 catches for 48 yards in 2 games this year. The
in the bay area is atrocious and at this rate, you may see Vernon Davis
in this spot by mid-season (7 Rec for 65 yards).
Cadillac Williams RB STL
like he had one good week in him (Week 1). Regardless, with a
healthy Steven Jackson likely to make it back on the field this Sunday,
Cadillac's value has been reduced back to next to nothing.
Even if he was filling in for Action Jackson, his performance in Week 2
against the Giants indicated he would be nothing but a very skeptical
RB3 at the flex.
Denver Broncos DST
you started the Denver DST the first two weeks of the season you saw
first hand what they are made of, and it looked a lot like Swiss
cheese. With Tennessee, Green Bay and San Diego on deck the next 3
weeks, it's time to move on.
Feel we missed someone?
Who else should be Added or Dropped? Comment below
let the debate