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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 16 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

It's Championship Week, at least for most of you, so every lineup decision is critical. Hopefully, we've been able to help you along the way with some key waiver wire recommendations. Whether you're looking for an injury replacement or playing matchups, there could be acontinue reading...

Week 16 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

This is what we've been playing for--it's championship week! Below are RotoBaller's Week 16 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 16 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings arecontinue reading...

Week 16 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

For much of the season, we've seen kickers rarely used on field goal duty, but, in the last couple of weeks, we have seen a large amount of change in that area. Defenses are cashing in on the bad weather to slow opposing offenses down,continue reading...

Week 16 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It is literally mind-boggling how rapidly each fantasy season progresses from the anticipation and optimism of Week 1 to the inevitable conclusion in December. Congratulations to those of you whose diligence through the draft process and the regular season has been rewarded with an opportunitycontinue reading...

Week 16 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It is Week 16 of the NFL season and if you are still setting a fantasy football lineup this week, it means you are more than likely playing for a championship! If you are not, you should be because Week 17 fantasy football championships shouldcontinue reading...

Week 16 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

For the majority of fantasy football leagues around the country, Week 16 is Super Bowl week! It all comes down to this in most head-to-head fantasy leagues. Fifteen weeks of torn ACLs, missed extra points and Arizona Cardinals incompetence has weeded out the terrible fantasy teamscontinue reading...

Week 16 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

It's Championship week in most fantasy football leagues, and a rough week to be streaming quarterbacks at that. Most of the truly terrible defenses are taking on universally owned quarterbacks, which means slim pickings on waivers. Philip Rivers against the Ravens andcontinue reading...

Waiver Wire Express - Week 16 Lightning Round

Whether you're approaching your championship game, playing for third place or looking to avoid the sacko, we here at RotoBaller are here to help and get you waiver information as fast (and as accurately) as possible. Consider this the waiver wire lightning round headingcontinue reading...

Week 15 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Are you still alive? Below are RotoBaller's Week 15 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 15 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waivercontinue reading...

John Ross (WR, CIN) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Things have been getting extremely ugly for the Cincinnati Bengals. Andy Dalton and A.J. Green have been out for the past few weeks and are both out for thecontinue reading...

Curtis Samuel (WR, CAR) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Things haven't been going well for the Carolina Panthers in their attempt to take a hold of the NFC wild card spot, but the heightened play of Curtis Samuel amidst an uptickcontinue reading...

Kenneth Dixon (RB, BAL) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Once again we have encountered a sudden change in direction regarding which Raven backs will be involved in touch distribution. First, Alex Collins owners endured weeks of frustration while watching Javorius Allen siphon opportunities.continue reading...

Chris Conley (WR, KC) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Leagues ANALYSIS: It sounds like Tyreek Hill is dealing with a foot injury that could cause some issues the remainder of the season and the often injured Sammy Watkins continues to miss time. Socontinue reading...

Damien Williams (RB, KC) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 17% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Kansas City Chiefs running back Damien Williams has now collected 20 touches in the last two weeks, after receiving 13 against Baltimore in Week 14. He generated 38 total yards and two touchdownscontinue reading...

Chris Ivory (RB, BUF) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Leagues ANALYSIS: This recommendation is largely based upon the premise that LeSean McCoy might be unable to perform this week. While that will require you to monitor McCoy's status as the days unfold, he was forced tocontinue reading...

Ian Thomas (TE, CAR) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Leagues ANALYSISGreg Olsen has become the poster boy for podiatrists with all of his foot problems. Now that he has finally been shut down for the season with his latest foot fracture, continue reading...

Robert Foster (WR, BUF) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Buffalo Bills wide receiver Robert Foster is demanding attention with a series of big games and a golden opportunity to establish himself as an every-week starter. His seven-catch, 104-yard effort incontinue reading...

C.J. Uzomah (TE, CIN) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 29% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Cincinnati Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah’s name has popped up in this column more often than Whitey Bulger’s popped up on FBI’s Most Wanted list when he was a fugitive. You couldcontinue reading...

Zay Jones (WR, BUF) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Leagues ANALYSIS: All the stars were aligned for Buffalo Bills wide receiver Zay Jones to have a monster game in Week 14 with the Jets on tap and Kelvin Benjamin out ofcontinue reading...

Vernon Davis (TE, WSH) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 19% of Leagues ANALYSIS: With Jordan Reed injured for the umpteenth time, Vernon Davis will be Washington’s top tight end for the foreseeable future. Not sure who will be throwing him the ball (continue reading...

Jamison Crowder (WR, WSH) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 11% of Leagues ANALYSIS: You can't be blamed for forgetting about Jamison Crowder and avoiding him this week with Mark Sanchez behind center. He was a non-factor until Joshcontinue reading...

Daesean Hamilton (WR, DEN) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 37 of Leagues ANALYSIS: We knew some of the other rookie receivers would need to step up with Emmanuel Sanders on IR and they did. Daesean Hamilton caught seven passes for 47continue reading...

John Kelly (RB, LAR) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Leagues ANALYSIS: If you added Malcolm Brown as a late-season handcuff to Todd Gurley, you must now pivot to the rookie John Kelly. Brown is on IR, leaving Kelly as the mostcontinue reading...

D'Onta Foreman (RB, HOU) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Just to clarify Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman's status, he has been activated from the PUP list and is eligible to play but was kept inactive for Week 14 as the teamcontinue reading...

Stevan Ridley (RB, PIT) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 16% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The guarantee of seeing carries on a top offense while facing one of the worst defenses in the league led some to add Pittsburgh Steelers running back Stevan Ridley in advance of Weekcontinue reading...

Robby Anderson (WR, NYJ) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Leagues ANALYSIS: With Sam Darnold back at QB, it was Robby Anderson as the latest Jets receiver to randomly pop off for a big fantasy game. Anderson finished with four receptions forcontinue reading...

Chris Herndon (TE, NYJ) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Leagues ANALYSIS: New York Jets tight end Chris Herndon will lose some ownership this week after hauling in just one catch for 14 yards. He did face a tough matchup, however, and we should actually be encouragedcontinue reading...

Anthony Firkser (TE, TEN) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSISJonnu Smith's promising ascent has been put to a halt as he suffered an MCL injury against the Jags on Thursday night. Anthony Firkser now takes over as the startingcontinue reading...

Jordan Thomas (TE, HOU) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Houston Texans tight end Jordan Thomas can only be used in touchdown leagues at this juncture since he has not shown consistency with his reception and yardage numbers. He is a humongouscontinue reading...

Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

If at least one of your fantasy teams is still in contention for a championship, congratulations. Rather than wishing you good luck in Week 15, it would be more prudent to offer sage advice on which waiver wire adds could become valuable streamers or backupscontinue reading...

Week 15 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It is literally mind-boggling how rapidly each fantasy season progresses from the anticipation and optimism of Week 1 to the inevitable conclusion once we reach December. Congratulations to those of you whose diligence through both the draft process and the regular season has been rewardedcontinue reading...

Week 15 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Hopefully you survived Week 14 of the football season, a week that was littered with the unexpected. Owners were still battling injuries, including unexpected ones like Odell Beckham Jr and when we ran to look for help, a majority of the playerscontinue reading...

Week 15 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 14 is over, and, for some of us, so is our fantasy season. For those of you that are still going, congratulations are in order. Kickers become all the more important during the playoffs, as the weather is getting colder, and the best playerscontinue reading...

Week 15 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

If you did not find the right tight end by now, chances are your fantasy football season is over and you are moving onto hoops and hockey --- and not reading this column. The opening week of the playoffs is upon many fantasy football leagues aroundcontinue reading...

Week 15 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

It's the semi-finals in most fantasy leagues, so most owners should have their quarterback locked in permanently. If that's not the case don't fear, there are still good streaming options available in plenty of leagues. There are a few tough matchups for highly-owned quarterbacks this week.continue reading...

Waiver Wire Express - Week 15 Lightning Round

The fantasy football playoffs are off and running, and we here at RotoBaller are here to help and get you waiver information as fast (and as accurately) as possible for your championship push. Consider this the waiver wire lightning round heading into Weekcontinue reading...

Frank Gore (RB, MIA) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 27% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The majority of owners have not been enamored with the idea of adding Miami Dolphins running back Frank Gore throughout the season, and the importance of this week’s fantasy postseason matchups might increasecontinue reading...

Elijah McGuire (RB, NYJ) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: In the weeks leading up to New York Jets running back Elijah McGuire's return from IR (foot), the second-year back appeared to be an excellent roster addition for savvy owners. The enticement continuedcontinue reading...

Josh Johnson (QB, WSH) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Maybe the Skins lucked themselves into a quarterback. The top pick in the recent AAF quarterback draft (don't tell me you're not familiar with the Alliance of America Football), Josh Johnson was broughtcontinue reading...

Nick Mullens (QB, SF) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Leagues ANALYSIS: San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nick Mullens has proved his mettle the last couple of weeks after being on the verge of losing the starting job following Week 12. He threw for 332 yardscontinue reading...

Ryan Tannehill (QB, MIA) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The Miami Miracle overshadowed everything else that happened in the stunning victory over the Patriots in Week 14. Before that last-second upset, quarterback Ryan Tannehill had himself a fine day, throwing for 265continue reading...

Eli Manning (QB, NYG) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Not long ago, a road matchup with Washington looked like a tough task. Instead, it was a laugher from the start as New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning tossed three touchdowns and 197continue reading...

Nyheim Hines (RB, IND) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines has 76 carries for 289 yards this season and has only topped 10 carries in a game twice this season. Even though he has not beencontinue reading...

David Moore (WR, SEA) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 19% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore has gone without a catch in back-to-back games, but is still a good play for Week 15. Moore was not targeted in either of the lastcontinue reading...

Derek Carr (QB, OAK) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 19% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr is, in this writer’s opinion, better than his numbers have shown over the course of the season. He unfortunately suffers from a dearth of talent surrounding him on thecontinue reading...

Joe Flacco (QB, BAL) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Leagues ANALYSIS: This is obviously contingent on Lamar Jackson’s status for next week, but if Jackson’s injury is more serious than initially believed than Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco will fall intocontinue reading...

Jeff Driskel (QB, CIN) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 2-QB Leagues OWNED IN: 2% of Leagues ANALYSIS: This one is purely matchup-based, as Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jeff Driskel hasn’t done much to prove himself since taking over for Andy Dalton in Week 12. He hasn’t been bad, butcontinue reading...

Josh Allen (QB, BUF) - Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team  Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Even though Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen meets the ownership threshold to be a deep-league option, he can be considered in leagues of all depth. Allen has been everything we’ve wanted continue reading...

Week 14 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

It's playoff time--hopefully you're still alive in at least a few of your leagues. Below are RotoBaller's Week 14 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 14 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Ourcontinue reading...

Justin Jackson (RB, LAC) - Week 14 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: While Austin Ekeler has proven that he possesses unquestionable talent, he struggled while operating as the Chargers’ lead rusher in Week 13, Ekeler only manufactured 21 yards on 13 attempts, before Justincontinue reading...