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Week Thirteen 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 and also don’t cover names we’ve already mentioned in the past. While most other sites are listing Knowshon Moreno as the hot pickup this week, my favorite site mentioned him last week.

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. Again, 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:

1. Cole Beasley, WR DAL

Again, this is a huge shot in the dark for owners in PPR leagues, but if you have a thin roster (and a deep one), Beasley did post seven catches for 68 yards last week and Miles Austin is hurt yet again.

2. Tiquan Underwood, WR TB

We’ve been pretty hesitant on suggesting Underwood since he’s really no better than the third wide receiver in Tampa Bay, but his targets are going up, as indicated by his five-catch, 77 yard day yesterday. He’s still just 25, though it seems he’s been kicking around the league for a while.

3. Graham Harrell, QB GB

If Aaron Rodgers keeps getting hit this much, his owners should at least be prepared if they don’t have a good QB2.

4. Jeremy Stewart, RB OAK

If McFadden is still out this week (though he’s expected back), Stewart is getting a handful of carries. Again, this is to fill an open spot at best.

Side note: If for some reason an owner in your league has cut bait on Mario Manningham, I’d make a claim there – Colin Kaepernick seems to hone in on him quite often. In addition, it’s never too early to start looking ahead at the schedule to think about teams who may be sitting players here soon – we’ll start looking at that when it starts to become a little more clear.

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

Knowshon Moreno, RB DEN
Jalen Parmele, RB JAX
Garrett Graham, TE HOU
Kevin Smith, RB DET
Plaxico Burress, WR FA
Charlie Batch, QB PIT
Jarius Wright, WR MIN
Greg McElroy, QB NYJ
Justin Forsett, RB HOU
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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nt0086
9 years ago

Maybe not WW related but how do you feel about Luck and Fitzgerald for Martin in a trade?

rodney711
9 years ago

Should I dump Andre Brown, A. Roberts or Avery for manninham or just free up a spot?

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