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Week 9 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire FAAB Bids

Updated: Nov 7

Top 10 Adds

  1. Allen Lazard ($18-$22)

  2. Corey Davis ($18-$22)

  3. JaMycal Hasty ($15-$20)

  4. Sterling Shepard ($15-$20)

  5. Jordan Reed ($15-$20)

  6. Damien Harris ($10-$15)

  7. Drew Lock ($5-$10)

  8. Curtis Samuel ($5-$10)

  9. Jordan Wilkins ($5-$10)

  10. Kendrick Bourne ($3-$5)

Notes:

  • All adds are under 50% owned in Yahoo leagues

  • FAAB recommendations are based on $100 budget

  • Strength of Schedule numbers are based on FFToday.com data. Percentages show the difference between the Opponent's FF Points Allowed to each position and the NFL average. A positive difference indicates a plus matchup. Negative difference is a bad matchup.

  • Handcuff your backs! It’s cuffing season! Failing to do so at this point could cost you your remaining FAAB budget or your season. Lock em’ up!


Quarterback

  1. Drew Lock ($5-$10)

  2. Derek Carr ($3-$5)

  3. Nick Mullens ($3-$5)

  4. Tua Tagovailoa ($2-$3)

  5. Baker Mayfield ($1-$2)


Drew Lock (10% owned)

  • Looking confident and has a great upcoming schedule

  • 26/41 248 3TD 1 INT this week

  • @ATL 30.9%, @LV 3.3%, MIA -5.6%

  • FAAB $5-$10


Derek Carr (41% owned)

  • 20+ pts in 4/7 games

  • Terrible weather this week caused him to have a bad week in a good matchup

  • Look for a rebound next week vs a banged up Chargers defense

  • @LAC 12.1%, DEN 4.8% , KC -12.8%

  • FAAB $5-$7


Nick Mullens (1% owned)

  • 18 of 25 passes for 238 yards and two touchdowns in one quarter of play.

  • Garoppolo out at least 6 weeks

  • GB is not giving up a ton of points to QBs because they give up so much to RBs. Look for SF to lean heavily on the running game

  • GB -11.2%, @NO 11.0% , Bye

  • FAAB $3-$5


Running Back

  1. JaMycal Hasty ($8-$12)

  2. Damien Harris ($8-$10)

  3. Jordan Wilkins ($8-$10)

  4. Troymaine Pope ($5-$10)

  5. Deejay Dallas ($5-$7)

  6. Wayne Gallman ($5-$7)

  7. Gus Edwards ($3-$5)

  8. Nyheim Hines ($3-$5)

  9. Brian Hill ($2-$3)


JaMychal Hasty (42% owned)

  • McKinnon is a non-factor

  • Coleman didn't make it through the first half. Injured the same knee that kept him out 5 weeks. Thursday night game he will almost certainly be out.

  • Mostert is still a few weeks away so SF will be forced to depend on Hasty in this next game.

  • SF is 5th best run blocking team on season PFF

  • GB on deck is a very favorable matchup for RB giving up 35% above league average points to RB position. Second best RB matchup of the week.

  • GB 51.4%, @NO -22%, Bye

  • FAAB $8-$10


Damien Harris (48%)

  • 11th graded RB of week 8 (PFF)

  • Averaged over 6 yards per carry for second straight week

  • NE is best run blocking team on season PFF

  • In just four games this season, Harris has two 100-yard rushing efforts and is averaging more than 5.0 yards per carry

  • @NYJ 5.5%, BAL -25.4%, @HOU 43.6%

  • FAAB $8-$10


Jordan Wilkins (3% owned)

  • Jonathan Taylor was the least-utilized back in this gam

  • Wilkins 51% / Taylor 34% / Hines 21% snap share

  • JT only averaging 3.9 yards on the year and has under 70 yards rushing in 6/7 games

  • IND 6th best run blocking team on season

  • Possible headache backfield with Hines involved as well.

  • Bad matchup on deck.

  • Burton taking goal-line looks

  • BAL -25.4%, @TEN 15.2% , GB +51.4%

  • FAAB $8-$10


Troymaine Pope (0% owned)

  • Pope carried the ball 10 times for 67 yards and also recorded five receptions on seven targets for 28 yards

  • Passed the eye test and looks like the best back in San Diego

  • Evaluated for a concussion after taking a huge hit, but not finding any reports he is expected to miss time.

  • Ekeler is out for the foreseeable future and Pope looks to have taken the reins from Jackson and Kelley

  • Pope 29% / Joshua Kelley 24% / Justin Jackson 47% snap share

  • More targets than Jackson

  • LV 18.7%, MIA 9.4%, NYJ 5.5%

  • FAAB $5-$10


Deejay Dallas (25%)

  • Good game, but Carson and Hyde should be back in week 9

  • If both players miss week 9 he will be a top 20 play

  • Possibility to return flex value ROS if he remains involved

  • @BUF 3.5%, @LAR -19.0%, ARI 6.7%

  • FAAB $5-$7


Wayne Gallman (24% owned)

  • Looked good Monday night and Devonta Freeman is still out

  • 10+ points in last two weeks

  • @WAS -16.5%, PHI -14.5%, Bye

  • FAAB $5-$7


Gus Edwards (30% owned)

  • Solid handcuff or desperation flex play

  • I am more interested in JK Dobbins who had a 66% snap share compared to 32% for Edwards

  • @IND -28.0%, @NE 13.8%, DEN 15.2%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Nyheim Hines (29% owned)

  • Great week, but low snap share is problematic

  • Lowest snap share since week 2 with only 21%.

  • Wilkins had season high 51% and Taylor season low 34%

  • BAL -25.4%, @TEN 15.2% , GB +51.4%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Brian Hill

  • Injury to Gurley would vault Hill to top 20 status

  • Desperation flex play with Gurley on the field

  • DEN -16.5%, Bye, @NO -22.0%

  • FAAB $2-$3


Just missed the ownership cut-off


Zac Moss (55% owned)

  • Only 48% owned in ESPN leagues

  • 14 / 81 2TD

  • only 1 target

  • 53% to 48% first week he overtook Singletary in snap share

  • SEA -8.6%, @ARI 6.7%, Bye

  • FAAB $8-$10


JK Dobbins (48% owned in ESPN)

  • 15/113/7.53 avg and 2 targets

  • Changing of the guard?

  • Second round pick

  • Left tackle Ronnie Stanley is headed to injured reserve with a broken ankle

  • Rookie right guard Tyre Phillips is dealing with an ankle sprain

  • Gus Edwards and J.K. Dobbins gouged Pittsburgh’s defense to the tune of 200 yards and a touchdown on the ground

  • Tough matchup plus injuries to the O-line have me a little worried about this week

  • @IND -28.0%, @NE 13.8%, DEN 15.2%

  • FAAB $15-$20


Wide Receiver

  1. Allen Lazard ($18-$22)

  2. Corey Davis ($18-$22)

  3. Sterling Shepard ($10-$15)

  4. Curtis Samuel ($5-$10)

  5. Randall Cobb ($3-$5)

  6. Kendrick Bourne ($3-$5)

  7. Tim Patrick ($3-$5)

  8. Jakobi Meyers ($3-$5)

  9. Darnell Mooney ($3-$5)

  10. Jalen Reagor ($3-$5)


Allen Lazard (34% owned)

  • He has been out since Week 3 as he underwent core muscle surgery.

  • In Week 3, Lazard started to show signs of breaking out, as he caught eight passes for 146 yards and registered his second TD catch in his first three games of 2020.

  • Practiced twice last week and seems like he has a fair chance to play in week 9

  • GB is a top 5 scoring offense

  • @SF -8.1%, JAC 3.5%, @IND 1.2%

  • FAAB $18-$22


Corey Davis (48% owned)

  • 7th highest WR grade on the season

  • highest graded receiver in week 8

  • Over 10 points in 4/5 games he's played this year

  • has more receptions and yards than A.J. Brown on the same number of targets in 2020

  • He’s had 10 targets and has scored in each of his last two contests

  • CHI -29.2%, IND 1.2%, @BAL -19.2%

  • FAAB $18-$22


Sterling Shepherd (44% owned)

  • 8 targets followed by 10 targets

  • Giants looked much better this week. Daniel Jones

  • @WAS -33.2%, PHI -0.1%, Bye

  • FAAB $10-$15


Curtis Samuel (20% owned)

  • He’s now scored three times over the last two weeks, punching in two scores as a running back and one as a receiver

  • CMC return will likely take touches from Samuel

  • Good bench depth piece and possible weekly flex.

  • @KC -26.0%, TB -13.6%, DET 2.2%

  • FAAB $5-$10


Randall Cobb (16% owned)

  • Randall Cobb caught eight of 10 targets for 95 yards

  • 8pts 10 pts last two weeks

  • Not a bad flex play

  • @JAC 3.5%, @CLE 22.3%, NE -6.2%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Kendrick Bourne (8% owned)

  • Bourne led the team in targets and receptions for the first four weeks of the year with Deebo Samuel out.

  • In Week 8, he had another 10 targets and eight receptions with Samuel out again.

  • With a short week leading up to Thursday night, Bourne looks like a great pick up-and-play option vs Green Bay should Samuel miss another game.

  • GB -17.2%, @NO 16.3%, Bye

  • FAAB $3-$5


Tim Patrick (19% owned)

  • Drew Locke looks legit

  • Great schedule upcoming

  • Hamstring injuries are tricky, Not guaranteed back

  • @ATL 22.0%, @LV 0.2%, MIA 7.0%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Jakobi Meyers (1% owned)

  • 8, 10 pts

  • 6 then 10 targets

  • Best WR on the Patriots. That’s not saying much

  • @NYJ 6.8%, BAL -19.2%, @HOU 15.2%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Darnell Mooney (6% owned)

  • 4.38 40 yard dash at combine

  • 5th round pick out of Tulane

  • 93% snap share

  • Overtaken the number 2 role from Anthony Miller during the past two weeks

  • @TEN 22.8%, MIN 36.6%, Bye

  • FAAB $3-$5


Jalen Reagor (24% owned)

  • Came back from his Week 2 thumb injury Sunday night

  • 3 receptions (six targets) for 16 yards and a TD

  • 2020 first-round pick

  • Bye, @NYG 4.2%, @CLE 22.3%, SEA 52.3%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Tight End

  1. Jordan Reed ($10-$15)

  2. Trey Burton ($3-$5)

  3. Eric Ebron ($3-$5)

  4. Albert Okwuegbunam ($3-$5)

  5. Gerald Everett ($2-$3)

  6. Dalton Schultz ($2-$3)


Jordan Reed (3% owned)

  • Kittle has a fracture in his foot and could miss the remainder of the season. At best this is a 6 week injury

  • Opens up a significant target share in San Francisco's passing game.

  • Reed was designated to return from injured reserve last week and is back practicing,

  • Kyle Shanahan said Sunday he's optimistic Reed could be ready for Thursday's matchup with the Packers.

  • Caught nine passes for 73 yards and two touchdowns during Kittle 's two-game absence earlier this season, though he went down with the knee injury during the second of those two

  • If Reed is inactive then Dwelley is a decent add

  • GB -26.1%, @NO 32.8%, Bye

  • FAAB $10-$15


Trey Burton (22% owned)

  • Another goal-line TD this week

  • 19, 8 pts in last two

  • Only 4 targets this week. Numbers once again bolstered by rushing TD

  • BAL 9.3%, @TEN 5.1%, GB -26.1%

  • FAAB $3-$5

Eric Ebron (46% owned)

  • TD dependent option

  • Good for 4-5 catches and 50 yards weekly with the chance for a TD

  • 13 pts this week but in past 3 he has 8, 2, 5

  • Trending in the right direction

  • @DAL 3.5%, CIN 49.1%, @JAC 52.2%

  • FAAB $3-$5

Albert Okwuegbunam (1% owned)

  • 6' 5" 260 lbs

  • Scored a TD this week and drew a defensive pass interference call on what should have been a second TD.

  • 6, 10, 8 pts last three weeks

  • 6, 7, 2 targets in last three. 2 targets in the end zone this week.

  • @ATL 56.5%, @LV -10.4%, MIA -43.7%

  • FAAB $3-$5


Defense

  1. Houston @ JAX

  2. Tennessee vs. Chicago

  3. Washington vs. NYG

  4. NYG @ Washington

  5. Arizona vs. Miami


Houston (6% owned)

  • Gardner Minshew is out and Houston is set to tee off against a rookie QB this week in Jake Luton

  • Coming off the bye week they will be prepared and well rested

  • Projected for 9 points

  • @JAC 9.7%, @CLE -4.0%, NE 30.1%

  • FAAB $2-$3


Washington (19% owned)

  • Fearsome defensive line going against NYG this week

  • Giants looked a lot better this week and put up 20 pts vs a great TB defense

  • Daniel Jones is still apt to throw picks and get sacked.

  • TB secured 3 sacks and 2 INT this week

  • Projected for 10 points

  • NYG 31.7%, @DET 9.7%, CIN 20.5%

  • FAAB $2-3


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