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Back by popular demand in 2018... RotoBaller has brought back for the NFL season our Ultimate 2018 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups List.  Be sure to also try our other lineup tools below.

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2018 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Adds by NFL Position

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Week 8 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We now enter the planning process for Week 8, as some of you are contending with backs that have been inconsistent or completely absent due to lingering injuries, while others are receiving disappointing results from runners that you originally believed would be among your mostcontinue reading...

Week 8 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

There will be a lot of tight ends not playing this upcoming week, but most of them will not be missed by fantasy football owners. While another four teams will be off during Week 8, the only tight end fantasy footballers will need a replacement forcontinue reading...

Week 8 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We’re digging deep now. Waivers are as bare as they have been all season. We aren’t looking for difference makers anymore, we are looking for role players. The waiver wire is where you find the weekly play that could offer upside while you fight throughcontinue reading...

Week 8 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

A lot of NFL teams are turning to their backup quarterbacks, and with poor play and bye weeks many fantasy owners may follow suit heading into Week 8. Four teams are on bye this week, with Matt Ryan and continue reading...

Week 8 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

Running backs: can't live with 'em, can't live without 'em. It's getting to the point where you almost wish you could start all wide receivers so you don't have to worry about injuries, trades, and duds. This week alone, we saw continue reading...

Waiver Wire Express - Week 8 Lightning Round

Week 7 was a particularly chaotic one, with several big names going down with injuries and smaller names stepping up before most of us woke up (thanks, London) all the way through the night. We here at RotoBaller are always looking to getcontinue reading...

Nick Chubb (RB, CLE) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN:  43% of Leagues UPDATE: It has been reported on Friday 10/19 that Carlos Hyde has been traded to the Jacksonville Jaguars. ANALYSIS: Nick Chubb stands to benefit the most after thecontinue reading...

Doug Martin (RB, OAK) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues UPDATE: It has been reported on Friday 10/19 that Marshawn Lynch is expected to miss at least one month, and could even be a candidate for IR. ANALYSIS: Oakland Raiders running backcontinue reading...

Jalen Richard (RB, OAK) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues UPDATE: It has been reported on Friday 10/19 that Marshawn Lynch is expected to miss at least one month, and could even be a candidate for IR. ANALYSIS: Oakland Raiders running backcontinue reading...

Cameron Meredith (WR, NO) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: With the news that Saints wide receiver Ted Ginn is headed to the Injured Reserve, Cameron Meredith suddenly gains intrigue. Most are flocking to thecontinue reading...

Tre'Quan Smith (WR, NO) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues UPDATE: Ted Ginn was placed on injured reserve on Thursday 10/18. Ginn could return later this season, but he'll have to miss at least eight weeks. He can be safely left tocontinue reading...

Ito Smith (RB, ATL) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSISDevonta Freeman just can't seem to stay on the field, and as of Monday has finally been placed on IR. He may be eligible to return later in the season, but this openscontinue reading...

Marlon Mack (RB, IND) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team Leagues OWNED IN:  24% of Leagues ANALYSIS: 76% of owners have shunned the opportunity to add Indianapolis Colts running back Marlon Mack to their rosters, and his protracted hamstring issue certainly has been a factor. However, he overcame acontinue reading...

Taylor Gabriel (WR, CHI) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: If you watch the RotoRevolution on RotoBaller YouTube, then I have two things to say. Number one, shameless self-promotion because you should open another tab in your browser, head over there and subscribe if you don’tcontinue reading...

Christian Kirk (WR, ARI) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Leagues ANALYSIS: At only 14% owned, I think we need to have a serious conversation about what Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk. We mentioned Kirk last week after catching three passes forcontinue reading...

Chester Rogers (WR, IND) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Leagues ANALYSIS: We have been talking about Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Chester Rogers for far too long now. Raise your hand if you said prior to 2018 that Rogers was going to be a namecontinue reading...

O.J. Howard (TE, TB) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 53% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Jameis Winston loves to work with big targets down the field, and at 6-6 and 251 lbs., the former Crimson Tide tight end O.J. Howard qualifies as a heavyweightcontinue reading...

Cole Beasley (WR, DAL) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: In a shocking route of the Jaguars, Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley put up the first 100-yard receiving game by a Cowboy and his first since 2015. It's sure tocontinue reading...

Chris Godwin (WR, TB) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 44% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin has seen his ownership  rising as of Sunday afternoon but he warrants mentioning as he may be available in your league. Jameis Winston showedcontinue reading...

Willie Snead (WR, BAL) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: John Brown has had much more attention in Baltimore this season and was the popular waiver wire choice earlier in the year. While that was happening, and owners continue to be infatuatedcontinue reading...

D'Onta Foreman (RB, HOU) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN:  24% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Houston Texas running back D'Onta Foreman will return from the PUP list with the next week or so , although it remains unclear how effectively he can perform when he does return. Thatcontinue reading...

Peyton Barber (RB, TB) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN:  32% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Peyton Barber had been presented with the opportunity to become an unchallenged feature back during the Buccaneers' initial five contests, but his underwhelming results (148 yards/3.0 YPC/0continue reading...

Tyrell Williams (WR, LAC) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Tyrell Williams did what he does best, hauling in two deep balls for touchdowns on Sunday afternoon with 118 yards on three receptions. While Mike Williams iscontinue reading...

Keke Coutee (WR, HOU) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 47% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Houston's receivers had a rough game Sunday against Buffalo. Will Fuller V was held to just two catches as he continues to progress from an injured hamstring, DeAndre Hopkins had justcontinue reading...

Baker Mayfield (QB, CLE) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield was disappointing in Week 6, going 22-for-46 passing for 238 yards, adding in one touchdown and two interceptions. His accuracy and ability to complete passes has beencontinue reading...

Corey Clement (RB, PHI) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In All Leagues OWNED IN: 59% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Philadelphia Eagles running back Corey Clement, along with Wendell Smallwood, will likely be counted on heavily for the foreseeable future with starter Jaycontinue reading...

Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

Last week it was the vulture, this week it's the no-names. The phrase "that doesn't help anybody" is well-known by fantasy owners and was uttered repeatedly in Week 7. We saw touchdowns from Marcus Johnson, David Moore,continue reading...

Week 7 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We now enter planning for Week 7, with many of you contending with an agonizing collection of lingering injuries, or disconcerting results from the backs that you originally believed would be among your most dependable performers.  While this has been frustrating, it is essential thatcontinue reading...

Week 7 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

You’ll notice that some of the same names tend to make their way into this article for multiple weeks. I try to mix it up as much as possible, but I do feel the need to mention guys multiple times, because if you didn’t grabcontinue reading...

Week 7 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

There will be a lot of familiar tight ends missing this week. Fantasy football owners will be without Jimmy Graham, Jared Cook, Vance McDonald and Jesse James for Week 7 due to fourcontinue reading...

Week 7 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

It was another interesting week at the quarterback position. We had more huge games from available quarterbacks, a surprise inactive, and continued disappointment from a few veteran quarterbacks. Week 7 is the first big bye week, as four teams are one bye. Owners of continue reading...

Week 7 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 7 is upon us, and the NFL kickers remain as impossible as ever to predict. A week after finishing third among kickers, Tenessee Titans kicker Ryan Succop finished with zero points. New York Jets kicker Jason Myers finishedcontinue reading...

Waiver Wire Express - Week 7 Lightning Round

As a resident of New England, football Sundays and autumn weather just makes for a beautiful combination. Another great combo is RotoBaller’s waiver-wire workforce and winning. We’re always looking to get you the swiftest intel to act on, so consider this the waivercontinue reading...

Geoff Swaim (TE, DAL) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  Dallas Cowboys tight end Geoff Swaim has flirted with appearing on this list for a weeks now so here he is. The Dallas Cowboys have struggled as a whole so it's difficult to viewcontinue reading...

LeGarrette Blount (RB, DET) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN:  12% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Detroit Lions running back LeGarrette Blount has magically maintained fantasy relevance for what feels like six decades and no one understands how. He's the prototypical bowling ball style running back who brings realcontinue reading...

C.J. Beathard (QB, SF) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues ANALYSIS: What a time to be alive. San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard is a decent waiver pickup by virtue of an inflated fantasy quarterback position. Basically as long as you're not continue reading...

Kyle Juszczyk (RB, SF) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Things looked pretty grim for the San Francisco passing-game when Jimmy Garoppolo started the season off on such a lackluster note. After his torn ACL forced C.J. Beathardcontinue reading...

Terrelle Pryor (WR, NYJ) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Leagues ANALYSIS: There always seems to be an aura of reluctance surrounding Terrelle Pryor in regard to how fantasy football managers value him, but that might have to change considering Quincycontinue reading...

Deeper Sleepers Heading Into Week 7

Apologies for not telling you to add fantasy superstars Nick O'Leary, David Moore, and Brock Osweiller last week. Clearly I have failed you as a fantasy football writer. I am not worthy of your page views. I'm speaking sarcastically,continue reading...

Duke Johnson (RB, CLE) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN:  33% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Cleveland Browns running back Duke Johnson continues to subsist in a congested backfield, while laboring under the guidance of a coaching staff that has failed to demonstrate the resourcefulness to utilizecontinue reading...

Blake Bortles (QB, JAC) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 42% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is slightly above the typical threshold for waiver wire suggestions, but his ownership will likely drop after this week's stinker. The Jags simply didn't show up in Dallas, socontinue reading...

Eli Manning (QB, NYG) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 2-QB Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: If you're a Giants fan, owner of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, or simply follow football closely enough to know that Manning has looked horrible for most of the year, suggesting himcontinue reading...

Sam Darnold (QB, NYJ) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 2-QB Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The Jets are suddenly an offensive powerhouse! They've put up 76 points in the last two games and New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold has been making plays down the field. The Vikingscontinue reading...

Mitch Trubisky (QB, CHI) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 28% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky didn’t get picked up too much after his six touchdown day in Week 4 and is still available in over 70% of Yahoo leagues. He backed up acontinue reading...

Brock Osweiler (QB, MIA) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 2-QB Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS:Ryan Tannehill was a surprise inactive due to a shoulder injury, allowing Miami Dolphins quarterback Brock Osweiler to shine in a spot start. He was 28-for-44 passing for 344 yards and threecontinue reading...

Alex Tanney (QB, NYG) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 2-QB Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: To be candid, I do not know much about New York Giants quarterback Alex Tanney. Much of what we know about him comes from this video. He was a monster at D3 Monmouthcontinue reading...

Chris Herndon (TE, NYJ) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  Finally, an interesting TE emerges! New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon is one of the lesser-known rookies at the position but his 56-yard output in Week 6 is better than anything Mike Gesicki or continue reading...

Nick O’Leary (TE, MIA) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill is no Dan Marino, but Brock Osweiler might be the second coming after torching the Chicago Bears for 380 yards and three touchdown tosses. Tight end Nick O’Leary caughtcontinue reading...

Jeff Heuerman (TE, DEN) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  Denver’s pass offense still revolves around its receivers, but tight end Jeff Heuerman has been targeted 17 times over the past three games in the wake of Jake Butt’s torn ACL. Heuermancontinue reading...

Ricky Seals-Jones (TE, ARI) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones has been a mild disappointment this season as his 15 receptions for 192 yards and a touchdown have done no fantasy favors for those who own him.continue reading...