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Week Eleven Waiver Wire Advice

We cover some of the hot names on the majority of dynasty league waiver wires each week for our premium content members.  These players will likely be owned in a great minority of dynasty leagues.  We won’t waste your time with bigger names who are likely owned in your league like Alfred Morris, or the likely one week wonders like Dante Rosario because you guys are just too good for that.  We’re simply going to cover some players who could be targets this week if you have an open roster spot and are willing to throw a dart and hope to get lucky.

Just remember one very important thing – you’re in a dynasty league, not a re-draft league. Don’t get too enamored by the one hit wonders and drop your young projects in a quest to find lightning in a bottle. Savvy dynasty league owners will tell you the best players on the wire each and every year end up being the ones dropped by impatient owners, not the ones who suddenly break out. We won’t repeat any names here, so check out the names we’ve already mentioned at the bottom of this list.

One caveat if you haven’t been following this column this season.  This is quite honestly the single worst season I can remember on the waiver wire. When you look at the laundry list of names, it’s not exactly an all-pro cast. There have been a few worthy picks, but not many. It’s getting skinnier by the week, so remember to check out the long laundry list of prior suggestions at the bottom.

With that being said, here are this week’s picks in order of priority:

Jarius Wright, WR MIN

Wright was a major beneficiary of Percy Harvin being out with an injury, but he did show up with three catches for 65 yards and a touchdown. Wright is a young player with some upside for sure. While this will likely be his best game all season, it’s worth noting if you have a deep roster and are in need of a receiver project.

Greg McElroy, QB NYJ

I’m just saying that Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow just don’t look like the answer at quarterback. Could McElroy get a late season audition?

Jason Campbell, QB CHI; Colin Kaepernick, QB SF; Byron Leftwich, QB PIT

Let’s call this one the “concussion trio.” Of the three, only Kaepernick has intriguing dynasty league value, but if you’re really stuck at quarterback because of injuries and contending in your league, one of the other two are at least worth a shot. This suggestion is also assuming Nick Foles is not available in your league.

Justin Forsett, RB HOU

Ben Tate has been out long enough to be concerned if you’re an Arian Foster owner and looking to have his handcuff. With the number of touches Foster is getting, he needs to get a break now and then. If he were to miss time, Forsett would be a popular add if Tate continues on his slow recovery road.

Prior suggestions from earlier this season in order of when they were recommended from latest to earliest:

Joe Webb, QB MIN
Lance Dunbar, RB DAL
Marcel Reece, RB OAK
Taiwan Jones, RB OAK
Travaris Cadet, RB NO
Emmanuel Sanders, WR PIT
Danario Alexander, WR SD
Logan Paulsen, TE WAS
Josh Morgan, WR WAS
Clyde Gates, WR NYJ
Johnny White, RB GB
Ryan Broyles, WR DET
Chris Cooley, TE WAS
Jonas Gray, RB MIA
Vontaze Burfict, LB CIN
Santana Moss, WR WAS
Vincent Brown SD
Brady Quinn, QB KC
LaRod Stephens Howling, RB ARI
Alex Green, RB GB
Shaun Draughn, RB KC
Nick Foles, QB PHI
Jordan Norwood, WR CLE
DJ Williams, TE GB
Kirk Cousins, QB WAS
Montario Hardesty, RB CLE
Cedric Peerman, RB CIN
Felix Jones, RB DAL
Phillip Tanner, RB DAL
Derek Hagan, WR OAK
Marlon Moore, WR MIA
Josh Cooper, WR CLE
Ricky Stanzi, QB KC
Dannell Ellerbe, LB BAL
Brandon Bolden, RB NE
Jackie Battle, RB SD
Chaz Schilens, WR NYJ
William Powell, RB ARI
Jonathan Grimes, RB NYJ
Russell Allen, LB JAX
Domenik Hixon, WR NYG
Joique Bell, RB DET
Ramses Barden, WR NYG
Jordan Cameron, TE CLE
Tashard Choice, RB BUF
LaVon Brazill, IND
Jeremy Kerley, WR NYJ
Kevin Elliott, WR JAX
Shaun Hill, QB DET
Andre Brown, RB NYG
Julian Edelman, WR NE
Brandon Myers, TE OAK
Chad Henne, QB JAX
Jacoby Jones, WR BAL
Damaris Johnson, WR PHI
Ryan Grant, RB FA
Kevin Ogletree, WR DAL
Dexter McCluster, RB/WR KC
TJ Graham, WR BUF
Aldrick Robinson, WR WAS
Daryl Richardson, RB STL
Donald Jones, WR BUF
Andrew Hawkins, WR CIN
Ryan Lindley, QB ARI
Chris Rainey, RB PIT
Cecil Shorts, WR JAX
Colt McCoy, QB CLE
Tarvaris Jackson, QB BUF
Brandon Gibson, WR STL
Anthony Allen, RB BAL

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Chad Benner
9 years ago

Take a look at Greg Hardy DE Carolina. I picked him up a few weeks ago, he’s been a monster. 24 tackles and 6 sacks in 5 games. He’s only 23 years old, so should keep improving.

John Petrick
9 years ago

Denario Alexander or Jon Baldwin for the long run?

Roger Bahl
9 years ago

Who would you rather have on your roster? Ben Tate, Jacquizz Rodgers or Lamar Miller?

I currently have Miller but I’m thinking about picking up Tate or Rodgers. My other RB’s are Mccfadden, Charles and Gore.

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