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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

ALL - RB - WR - TE - QB - DEF

 

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...

Paul Richardson (WR, WAS) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Even though the Redskins were beat up on offense against the Panthers on Sunday they were still able to come away with a victory. If running back Chris Thompson and wide receiver Jamisoncontinue reading...

Frank Gore (RB, MIA) - Week 7 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN:  10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Even though potential owners have consistently demonstrated a thorough lack of enthusiasm for including Miami Dolphins running back Frank Gore on their rosters, his outstanding Week 6 performance should eviscerate any lingering concerns.continue reading...

Week 7 Tight End 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 four teamscontinue 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...

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 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 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...

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...

Week 6 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 6 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 6 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver wire pickups to improvecontinue reading...

Corey Clement (RB, PHI) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Leagues ANALYSIS: With the recent news of Jay Ajayi's torn ACL, he is out for the season which will make Corey Clement and Wendell Smallwoodcontinue reading...

Alfred Morris (RB, SF) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 42% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Most waiver wire recommendations include several backs who could deliver excellent results at some point during the season, along with other rushers who are currently generating adequate scoring despite the obstacle of shared touches. However, San Franciscocontinue reading...

Keke Coutee (WR, HOU) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Last week, I had Houston Texans wide receiver Keke Coutee listed as a dark horse in this article because I wanted to see how Houston would use him with Willcontinue reading...

Cameron Brate (TE, TB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 29% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  If Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Cameron Brate is available in your league's waiver wire, don't wait to add him, even if you have a reliable tight end. O.J. Howard will misscontinue reading...

Robby Anderson (WR, NYJ) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of Leagues ANALYSIS: New York Jets wide receiver Robby Anderson finally repaid the faith of his owners. Anderson was quiet for four games, posting eight catches for 108 yards. He surpassed that total in Week 5,continue reading...

Chris Godwin (WR, TB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 38% of Leagues ANALYSIS: His ownership is just a bit above the one-third mark, but Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Chris Godwin is still widely available as the Bucs come off a bye week. With nocontinue reading...

Christian Kirk (WR, ARI) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS:Will Josh Rosen be the savior for the Arizona Cardinals offense this season? He certainly could be the savior of wide receiver Christian Kirk and his fantasy value. Kirk was able tocontinue reading...

Jameis Winston (QB, TB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Jameis Winston and the Buccaneers were on bye this week, but with him being declared the starter in Tampa Bay Winston can be a viable fantasy quarterback again. His Week 6 matchup iscontinue reading...

Ronald Jones (RB, TB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones has a different situation  from fellow first-year back Nick Chubb, in that Jones already has a significant opportunity that has been presented to him, butcontinue reading...

D'Onta Foreman (RB, HOU) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 20% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Houston Texans running back D'Onta Foreman will be eligible to return from the PUP list after this week's matchup, in the next phase of his recovery from the Achilles injurycontinue reading...

Geronimo Allison (WR, GB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 46% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Aaron Rodgers has started off the 2018 season ranked eighth in the NFL with 314.4 passing yards-per-contest, and has already thrown ten touchdown passes through the first five games, while thecontinue reading...

Mike Davis (RB, SEA) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 19% of Leagues ANALYSIS: This suggestion is not based upon a belief that Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll will elevate running back Mike Davis into weekly RB1 responsibilities. Instead, the rationale for adding him is basedcontinue reading...

Devontae Booker (RB, DEN) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Leagues ANALYSIS: It may seem like a strange time to invest in Devontae Booker, considering that so far through five games he has only accrued 36 rushing yards on just eleven carries, notcontinue reading...

Dede Westbrook (WR, JAX) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 52% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The Jacksonville Jaguars offense has been nicely bolstered this season by the presence of a few key emergent receivers, and at the forefront of that movement so far has been Dedecontinue reading...

Keelan Cole (WR, JAX) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 55% of Leagues ANALYSIS: After a particularly emergent year in it's own right of 2017, Keelan Cole has seemingly picked up right where he left off out of the Jacksonville receiving core. While he has hadcontinue reading...

Mohamed Sanu (WR, ATL) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 32% of Leagues ANALYSIS: A quick riser on the waiver wire, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Mohamed Sanu finds himself in the front runner’s category this week. It may be odd that I have a front runner whocontinue reading...

Austin Hooper (TE, ATL) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 57% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  You never know this season which pass catcher Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan will make his top target. One week it is Pro Bowler Julio Jones. The next week it is talented rookie continue reading...

Marlon Mack (RB, IND) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 22% of Leagues ANALYSIS: You may prefer to avoid even contemplating the addition of an Indianapolis running back, considering the convoluted situation that exists at the position. Nevertheless, while Nyheim Hines has built a legitimate case for includingcontinue reading...

Mitch Trubisky (QB, CHI) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 23% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Despite his six-touchdown performance in Week 4, Chicago Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky saw his ownership only go up 8% compared to last week. Perhaps that is because he had a bye in Weekcontinue reading...

Alfred Blue (RB, HOU) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 10% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue saw the start on Sunday night in place of an injured Lamar Miller and totaled 119 yards. His rushing average wasn't too encouraging though, atcontinue reading...

Jalen Richard (RB, OAK) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 5% of Leagues ANALYSIS: While Marshawn Lynch has repeatedly demonstrated that he can still perform effectively as Oakland’s primary rusher, Jalen Richard has developed into a consistent pass catching back for the Raiders. Hecontinue reading...

Marquez Valdes-Scantling (WR, GB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 9% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Out of Green Bay's trio of rookie receivers, Marquez Valdes-Scantling was the one to see the most action in the absence of Randall Cobb and Geronimo Allison. Not only didcontinue reading...

Taylor Gabriel (WR, CHI) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Leagues ANALYSIS: What went unnoticed over the first three weeks of the season was Chicago Bears wide receiver Taylor Gabriel and his increasing target share. From Week 1 to 3, Gabriel's targets went from 5continue reading...

Geoff Swaim (TE, DAL) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 13% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Dallas Cowboys tight end Geoff Swaim leading the Cowboys in receiving with 55 yards says far more about the state of the WR corps than anything else. There is not much upside in this offensecontinue reading...

Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

It took five weeks but the vultures are finally starting to come out. We saw it in Detroit, where talented rookie Kerryon Johnson turned 12 carries into 70 yards while LeGarrette Blount turned 12 carries into 22continue reading...

Week 6 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We now enter planning for Week 6, with many of you contending with an agonizing collection of lingering injuries, or disconcerting results from the backs that you originally believed would be your among most dependable performers. While this has been frustrating, it is

continue reading...

C.J. Uzomah (TE, CIN) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Leagues ANALYSIS: As predicted, it was Cincinnati Bengals tight end C.J. Uzomah, not Tyler Kroft who was the primary pass-catching tight end with Tyler Eifert gone for the year. Of course, that onlycontinue reading...

Week 6 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It’s nice to write these articles when guys I have been keeping an eye on start making it to the top of the list. With the uptick in scoring this year, it’s been essential to find guys who don’t just offer a safe floor butcontinue reading...

Week 6 Tight Ends - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Normally, this week is probably not the week that millions of fantasy football players would be scouring their league waiver wires for tight ends. The Detroit Lions and New Orleans Saints are the only two teams on bye, and neither have a tight end fantasycontinue reading...

Week 6 Quarterback Waiver Wire Adds and Pickups

Week 5 was a week of duds for many at the quarterback position, with ten starting quarterbacks scoring fewer than 15 fantasy points based on standard scoring. Some of those quarterbacks being universally owned and started as well. Disappointing performances aside, there were still plentycontinue reading...

Donte Moncrief (WR, JAX) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add In 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN 13% ANALYSIS: Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Donte Moncrief appears to be gaining the trust of quarterback Blake Bortles. Moncrief saw a career-high 15 targets of Bortles' 61 pass attempts in thecontinue reading...

Week 6 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 5 has wrapped up, and we're onto Week 6. Each week we see surprises around the NFL. From Graham Gano's 63-yard boot to Ka'imi Fairbairn leading all kickers in points scored in fantasy, you never knowcontinue reading...

Equanimeous St. Brown (WR, GB) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Analysis

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Between Geronimo AllisonMarquez Valdes-Scantling, and Equanimeous St. Brown, the Green Bay Packers lead the league in fantastical names for wide receivers.continue reading...

Antonio Gates (TE, LAC) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 25% of Leagues ANALYSIS: If you thought Los Angeles Chargers tight end Antonio Gates was closer to retirement than the end zone entering the 2018 campaign, you have probably been convinced otherwise by now. Gates is not hiscontinue reading...

Hayden Hurst (TE, BAL) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 27% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  Baltimore Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst finally made his debut after missing the first four games with a foot injury. He only had one catch for seven yards and still has to leapfrog continue reading...

David Moore (WR, SEA) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Seattle Seahawks wide receiver David Moore has seen his snap count increase in every game leading up to Sunday. There was finally production with his enhanced usage, as he jumped out the gatecontinue reading...

Curtis Samuel (WR, CAR) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Carolina Panthers wide receiver Curtis Samuel was finally healthy enough to play on Sunday and he ended up with a touchdown on one of his two receptions. Samuel showed flashes last year before breakingcontinue reading...

D.J. Moore (WR, CAR) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 19% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Carolina Panthers wide receiver D.J. Moore has seen his involvement in the offense incrementally increase over the course of the season thus far. He received a season-high in targets on Sunday and shouldcontinue reading...

Taywan Taylor (WR, TEN) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12-Team Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Leagues ANALYSIS: With Rishard Matthews out of the picture, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Taywan Taylor has seen his role increase significantly. His snap percentage had already been climbing over the past few weeks andcontinue reading...

Nyheim Hines (RB, IND) - Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 10-Team PPR Leagues OWNED IN: 59% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines is part of a messy backfield in Indy, but might be the safest option. A week after grabbing two receiving touchdowns against the Texans, Hines tallied 90continue reading...