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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 8

Washington Redskins v Indianapolis Colts

Mike James- The Tampa Bay running back should be an excellent pick up for a team in need of a RB2 or Flex. With new thats Doug Martin is injured, James should get the bulk of the carries. Also, considering that they have a rookie QB, the run game should be consistent, and don’t be surprised if James has one of the mot touches on the team.

Roy Helu Jr.- Helu looked great in Week 7, with his 41 yards and 3 touchdowns. With Alfred Morris struggling, expect big things from Helu. While he won’t have another 22 point game, or anything remotely similar, he should be a very solid pickup.

Marvin Jones- the Bengals’ WR has emerged as one of Andy Dalton’s favorite target, of course second to AJ Green. He’s had 128 yards and two touchdowns in the last two weeks. With Giovani Bernard and Benjarvus Green-Ellis struggling, Dalton’s pass game will be even stronger. Marvin Jones is a great add to take the place of a Flex or WR3

More Waiver-Wire Options by Position:

Quarterback:
Jake Locker- owned in 2.4% of ESPN leagues
Terrelle Pryor- owned in 27.8% of ESPN leagues
Ryan Tannehill- owned in 15.3% of ESPN leagues
Carson Palmer- owned in 6.2% of ESPN leagues
Josh Freeman- owned in 6.9% of ESPN leagues

Running Back:
Chris Ogbonnaya- owned in 2.8% of ESPN leagues
Jason Snelling- owned in 19.3% of ESPN leagues
Kendall Hunter- owned in 5.6% of ESPN leagues
Donald Brown- owned in 6.2% of ESPN leagues
Daniel Thomas- owned in 6.3% of ESPN leagues
Mike Tolbert- owned in 16.9% of ESPN leagues

Wide Receiver:
Robert Woods- owned in 8.2% of ESPN leagues
Brandon Lafell- owned in 5.1% of ESPN leagues
Kendall Wright- owned in 35.4% of ESPN leagues
Marlon Brown- owned in 8.8% of ESPN leagues
Donnie Avery- owned in 7.8% of ESPN leagues
Stephen Hill- owned in 3.2% of ESPN leagues
Jeremy Kerley- owned in 3.0% of ESPN leagues
Eddie Royal- owned in 44.7% of ESPN leagues
Nate Washington- owned in 45.9% of ESPN leagues
Keenan Allen- owned in 35.9% of ESPN leagues

Tight Ends:
Delanie Walker- owned in 1.7% of ESPN leagues
Dallas Clark- owned in 5.8% of ESPN leagues
Jordan Reed- owned in 3.8% of ESPN leagues
Tyler Eifert- owned in 7.6% of ESPN leagues
Scott Chandler- owned in 8.8% of ESPN leagues

Kickers:
Nick Novak- owned in 17.0% of ESPN leagues
Adam Vinatieri- owned in 19.9% of ESPN leagues
Nick Folk- owned in 2.9% of ESPN leagues

More Team-Specific Replacements for Injured Players
Replace Reggie Wayne with LaVon Brazil– 0.1% ownage
Replace Jay Cutler with Josh McCown-0.1% ownage
Replace Jermichael Finley with Andrew Quarless– 0.3% ownage
Replace Sam Bradford with Tim Tebow (IF THE RAMS SIGN HIM; RUMORS POINT TO THIS OCCURRING)– 1.4% ownage
Replace Fred Jackson with Tashard Choice– 0.1% ownage
Replace DeSean Jackson with Riley Cooper- 2.3% ownage
Replace DeMarco Murray with Joseph Randle– 50.8% ownage
Replace Randall Cobb/James Jones with Jarrett Boykin– 1.4% ownage
Replace Danny Amendola with Aaron Dobson– 4.4% ownage
Replace David Wilson with Brandon Jacobs (IF HE IS HEALTHY)– 35.6% ownage

One comment on “Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 8

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