In most fantasy soccer leagues, Week 14 is the ultimate week of the common season. Fantasy managers with playoff hopes can be with out Jonathan Taylor because the Colts together with the Eagles, Dolphins, and Patriots have the week off. Another notable fantasy influence gamers on bye embody Jalen Hurts, Michael Pittman, Devonta Smith, Hunter Henry, Mike, Gesicki, and Dallas Goedert.
Waiver Wire Pickups for 10-12 Staff Leagues
RB Rashard Penny, Seattle Seahawks
In Week 13, the Seahawks went a distinct route at working again after signing Adrian Peterson midweek. With Alex Collins inactive, Seattle cut up carries between Peterson (11) and Penny (10). Neither participant shined, but it surely was good to see Penny extra outstanding within the working again rotation after struggling to remain wholesome over his first 4 seasons. He completed with 62 mixed yards with one catch on 11 touches. Penny brings extra velocity to the run recreation, however his alternative stays in flux till he proves his price on the sector. For now, Peterson will work because the short-yardage/goal-line again.
RB Kenneth Gainwell, Philadelphia Eagles
Late on this week’s recreation in opposition to the Jets, Miles Sanders left with an ankle situation which led to Gainwell totaling 87 mixed yards, a landing and 5 catches. Boston Scott battled an sickness this week, resulting in no touches vs. New York. With Jordan Howard additionally injured with a knee situation, Gainwell seems to be poised to be within the Eagles’ working again rotation if Sanders doesn’t return wholesome after the bye week. His pass-catching (28/228/1) units an inexpensive ground as a cheat RB2 in PPR leagues. Regardless of his restricted touches (83), Gainwell has 5 touchdowns with 347 mixed yards.
WR Okay.J. Osborn, Minnesota Vikings
An ankle harm to Adam Thielen and a pass-heavy recreation script in opposition to the Lions led to Osborn working because the Vikings’ WR2. He completed with 4 catches for 47 yards and a landing on seven targets. Over the primary six weeks, Osborn provided beginning fantasy worth in three video games (7/76, 5/91/1, and 6/78/1) in PPR codecs. Nevertheless, Minnesota phased him out of their huge receiver rotation from Week 8 to Week 12 (solely 5 catches for 54 yards on 12 targets). In case your fantasy workforce misplaced Thielen, Osborn could also be the most suitable choice within the free-agent pool, relying in your format and scoring.
WR DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins
After lacking seven of the earlier eight video games, Parker returned to the beginning lineup in opposition to the Giants. He caught all 5 of his targets for 62 yards. Over six video games of motion, Parker has 30 catches for 389 yards and one landing, which projected to a 17-game schedule, involves 85 catches for 1,102 yards and three touchdowns. Miami has a bye in Week 14 and there’s additionally an opportunity that Will Fuller crawls on the sector for his or her subsequent recreation. Parker isn’t able to be a viable beginning fantasy participant, however his recreation might progress over the latter third of the season. The Dolphins have gained 5 straight video games and Tua Tagovailoa continues to enhance.
Waiver Wire Pickups for 14-16 Staff Leagues
QB Trey Lance, San Francisco 49ers
The 49ers had a nasty loss in Seattle after working their manner again into the playoff image within the NFC. I don’t count on them to drag the plug on Jimmy Garoppolo until they fall out of playoff competition. For a fantasy workforce fighting a number of have-nots at quarterback, it might be sensible to maintain an open eye on Lance. His working ground helps his playable worth, however he nonetheless must show his price within the passing recreation. In 12-team leagues with 20-man rosters, the 49ers rookie might very nicely be the best-looking goal within the free-agent pool. For now, he’s solely a buy-and-hope possibility.
TE Josiah Deguara, Inexperienced Bay Packers
With three fantasy groups presumably in search of a good finish in Week 14, Deguara will be the high tight finish possibility within the free-agent pool in deep codecs. Over the past 5 video games, he caught two passes in every matchup for 95 mixed yards and one landing on 13 targets. Deguara performed 46 and 43 p.c of the Packers snaps over their final two contests. Inexperienced Bay performs their subsequent recreation at house in opposition to the Bears. Deguara is simply a desperation flier as a one-week cowl at tight finish.
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