FANTASY PLAYS: Need adds for title week? Here's some help

This is the most important week of the year in fantasy sports, reserved for an exclusive club of those who have made it to the finals. We are well past the days of scrambling for pot...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver adds for fantasy playoff semifinals

The majority of leagues are down to the final four teams in the postseason, so no more mad scramble to the waiver wire. There are fewer owners vying for players, especially in league...

FANTASY PLAYS: Samuels at TE and RB creates interesting add

Kareem Hunt and James Conner showed the value of fantasy handcuffs this week as fantasy leagues head toward the playoffs. Hunt's release by the Chiefs after video surfaced of him in ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Time to handcuff your RBs for playoffs

With the fantasy playoffs coming and the byes over, it's time for your waiver wire approach to change. No longer are you stashing players for future impact. If you have a chance at t...

FANTASY PLAYS: Players to add with Chiefs, Rams on break

This is the final time you will have to deal with byes this season — but the most challenging. The Rams and Chiefs have a break after their historic Monday night shootout, two prolific teams with nume...

FANTASY PLAYS: Week 11 waiver adds with 6 teams on bye

Six teams — including all of the AFC East — are off this week. But besides the Patriots, no other team has essential fantasy starters to replace. San Francisco's break forces you to ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Immediate and future pickups for Week 10

The Vikings, Broncos, Texans and Ravens being off in Week 10 means there are plenty of bye week players to replace in lineups. You'll be without the likes of Adam Thielen, Kirk Cousi...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver pickups for Week 9 in football

Now your fantasy skills and strategic planning are about to be truly tested. There are six teams on byes this week: the Bengals, Cardinals, Colts, Eagles, Lions and Jaguars. You won'...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver adds for Week 8 in fantasy football

The latest thing to sweat on fantasy football waivers besides byes and injuries: real-life NFL trades. The deal that sent Cleveland running back Carlos Hyde to Jacksonville last week...

FANTASY PLAYS: Potential waiver pickups for Week 7

The Steelers, Packers, Seahawks and Raiders have byes this week, and the real roster management challenge begins. Four or more teams will be off in each of the next five weeks. This ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Free agents to target for Week 6 in football

There are only two teams on byes this week, but both the Lions and Saints have significant starters to replace at a few key positions. In addition, some notable injuries make the rac...

FANTASY PLAYS: Turbin, Davis, Kroft and other Week 5 adds

More notable injuries, plus the Buccaneers and Bears on byes this week will create a greater sense of urgency when heading to the waiver wire. Be prepared to spend aggressively if yo...

FANTASY PLAYS: Waiver pickups for Week 4 as byes start

With the loss of Jimmy Garoppolo to a season-ending knee injury and the beginning of bye weeks rendering Cam Newton idle, many fantasy players will be looking for quarterback help this week. ...

FANTASY PLAYS: Ivory, Clement potential pickups for Week 3

If you're searching for a difference-making player to boost your outlook after two weeks, you're unlikely to find that on the waiver wire this early in the season. If you feel the ne...

FANTASY PLAYS: Week 2 pickups good, but no huge players

After the first full week of fantasy football results, there are interesting potential adds on the waiver wire, but it seems unlikely there are any major difference-makers yet that aren't widely owned...