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

If you've read any of the prior iterations of Defense Streamers and Starts, first of all, thank you. Secondly, you might've noticed "by Leonard Francis II" and thought, "Who the hell is Leonard Francis II? And, more importantly, where's Bill?!" Well, Bill is out thiscontinue reading...

Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

We know nothing. When I say "we," I am referring collectively to all of us who follow the NFL and play fantasy football on a regular basis of course. We were certain the Vikings-Bills game would be a blowout... but not in Buffalo's favor. Thecontinue reading...

Week 4 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

After three weeks we have all embraced the relentless efforts that are necessary in order to maximize our chances of winning league championships. Including the ongoing search for the latest information, the constant examination of our various roster options, and the instant adjustments to thecontinue reading...

Week 4 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Week 3 was a grueling reminder to fantasy footballer owners of how tough it can be to play this game. You spend all off-season studying up on your favorite players, you draft well and then you are hit with injury after injury, leaving your teamcontinue reading...

Tyler Boyd (WR, CIN) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 15% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Maybe now we'll stop doubting the Bengals. Wide receiver Tyler Boyd has emerged as the second receiver the cats have been missing since Marvin Jones and Mohamed Sanu left. Boyd is nowcontinue reading...

Brandon Marshall (WR, SEA) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 35% of Leagues ANALYSIS: It may sound evil, but Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Brandon Marshall has had consecutive target totals of 6-6-6 in the first three games. That alone is reason enough to keep him oncontinue reading...

Geronimo Allison (WR, GB) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 34% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Be concerned about Aaron Rodgers' health and the state of the Packers in general, but not about wide receiver Geronimo Allison and his role in the offense. He was targeted justcontinue reading...

Jordan Matthews (WR, PHI) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Leagues ANALYSIS: It was a quiet return for Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews and his new QB Carson Wentz with two catches for 21 yards. It was a low-scoring affair with littlecontinue reading...

Christian Kirk (WR, ARI) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen got all the attention for his debut but it was a coming-out party for wide receiver Christian Kirk. He caught seven passes for 90continue reading...

Dallas Goedert (TE, PHI) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS: In his first game back, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz threw 10 passes to Zach Ertz and seven to Dallas Goedert. It's pretty obvious the tight ends are goingcontinue reading...

Austin Hooper (TE, ATL) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 29% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Atlanta Falcons tight end Austin Hooper didn't get in on any of the high-scoring action in Atlanta this time around. The emergence of Calvin Ridley might actually be acontinue reading...

Andy Dalton (QB, CIN) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of Leagues ANALYSIS: His ownership keeps creeping up, but Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton is still free for the taking in two-thirds of fantasy leagues. He's starting to look like one of the most consistentcontinue reading...

Josh Rosen (QB, ARI) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Arizona Cardinals quarterback Josh Rosen got his first taste of NFL action but it was bittersweet. In very limited time, Rosen looked ready for the moment upon completing three of his firstcontinue reading...

Joe Flacco (QB, BAL) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Although Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is coming off his worst week, he has performed much better than most expected this season. He has scored between 15-22 points in the first twocontinue reading...

Baker Mayfield (QB, CLE) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 12% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has a higher ownership  than one would expect since he wasn’t even the starter when the game began, however some leagues must have weird rules where youcontinue reading...

Josh Allen (QB, BUF) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills shocked the football world Sunday by going into Minnesota and handing the Vikings a 27-6 beat down. Allen put up 27.74 which is the most fantasycontinue reading...

C.J. Beathard (QB, SF) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Two-QB Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Look, no one is mistaking San Francisco 49ers quarterback C.J. Beathard for Aaron Rodgers or anything, but there are leagues where literally every starting quarterback is rostered. If that’s the type ofcontinue reading...

Ricky Seals-Jones (TE, ARI) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 30% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Arizona Cardinals tight end Ricky Seals-Jones had been Seals-subpar (seven catches for 36 yards) during the first two weeks when quarterback Sam Bradford could not hit the broad side of acontinue reading...

Rhett Ellison (TE, NYG) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 0% of Leagues ANALYSIS: New York Giants tight end Rhett Ellison is a block-first tight end who was only drafted in NFC East-only fantasy leagues before the season. With Evan Engram going down with acontinue reading...

Tyler Higbee (TE, LAR) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Rams head honcho and offensive mastermind Sean McVay has been about as interested in getting his tight ends involved in the offense as President Trump has been interested in making amends with Hilary Clinton. That said,continue reading...

Antonio Gates (TE, LAC) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The 38-year-old Los Angeles Chargers tight end Antonio Gates looked like he was 100 years old during the first two games while getting back in football shape after missing training camp, yetcontinue reading...

Antonio Callaway (WR, CLE) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 33% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Cleveland Browns wide receiver Antonio Callaway is a waiver wire target once again. Same exact spot as last week when I told you that he needs to be added now. Instead of beingcontinue reading...

Jakeem Grant (WR, MIA) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Forget Devante Parker, he's just a decoy for Miami Dolphins wide receiver Jakeem Grant and Albert Wilson these days. Grant was the speedy return guy used on gimmick playscontinue reading...

Cameron Meredith (WR, NO) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 11% of Leagues ANALYSIS: New Orleans Saints wide receiver Cameron Meredith finally made it back onto a football field and was able to secure a touchdown in his return. My fellow Meredith truthers can finally rejoicecontinue reading...

Paul Richardson (WR, WSH) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 7% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Prior to Week 3, Washington Redskins wide receiver Paul Richardson had hauled in at least four catches in his first two games of the season, but the big play had eluded him.continue reading...

Albert Wilson (WR, MIA) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: I have had Miami Dolphins wide receiver Albert Wilson as a waiver pickup for the last three weeks to write about and every time I get ready to add him, I changecontinue reading...

Ryan Grant (WR, IND) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 4% of Leagues ANALYSISAndrew Luck and the Colts offense didn’t get going against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3, but they fought hard and maybe aren’t as bad as many people thought. The offense will always havecontinue reading...

T.J. Yeldon (RB, JAC) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 50% of Leagues ANALYSIS: At the onset of the season, I recommended that anyone who utilized a first-round pick on Leonard Fournette should also secure T.J. Yeldon as a handcuff. While that plan has been partially underminedcontinue reading...

Chris Ivory (RB, BUF) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 6% of Leagues ANALYSIS: After much conjecture regarding LeSean McCoy's rib issue, and the manner in which Buffalo would allocate backfield touches in his absence, we were reminded once again that surprises of a magnitude beyond what is seemingly possiblecontinue reading...

Wendell Smallwood (RB, PHI) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Prior to Week 3’s matchup with the Colts, the criteria for considering Philadelphia Eagles running back Wendell Smallwood was solely based upon his potential opportunity to accumulate touches if Coreycontinue reading...

Corey Grant (RB, JAC) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 14+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 1% of Leagues ANALYSIS: If you are a Leonard Fournette owner who experienced having one of your competitors pilfer T.J. Yeldon, you don't have to lament your inability to secure the fourth-year back. Instead, you cancontinue reading...

Jordan Wilkins (RB, IND) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Indianapolis Colts running back Jordan Wilkins continues to reside among available options in the majority of leagues, while also maintaining a presence among the weekly  suggestions in this column. Even though most potentialcontinue reading...

Nyheim Hines (RB, IND) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 8% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines has a situation is comparable to fellow first-year runner Jordan Wilkins, in that his level of opportunity is not massive on a weekly basis,continue reading...

Ronald Jones (RB, TB) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 21% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Ronald Jones was not active for either of Tampa Bay's first two contests, and the list of unfavorable comments from his head coach Dirk Koetter was lengthy entering the year. These factscontinue reading...

Jalen Richard (RB, OAK) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 3% of Leagues ANALYSIS:  Amid the escalating debacle that has permeated Jon Gruden's return as Oakland's head coach, running back Jalen Richard is one of the offensive skill performers that has performed capably, while securing acontinue reading...

Javorius Allen (RB, BAL) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 26% of Leagues ANALYSIS: During a week in which there will not be an unconditional must-add target at the running back position, Allen presents owners with an unexciting but logical addition as the result of his continuing role within thecontinue reading...

Calvin Ridley (WR, ATL) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues OWNED IN: 43% of Leagues ANALYSIS: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Calvin Ridley is the most obvious choice for a WR addition. Ridley led the Falcons in all major receiving stats in Week 3 and while teams will continue tocontinue reading...

Mark Andrews (TE, BAL) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 14% of Leagues ANALYSIS: The revolving door at tight end for Baltimore the past couple seasons has made fantasy owners dizzy. Maxx WilliamsBenjamin Watson, Crockett Gillmore and Dennis Pitta have all done disservices tocontinue reading...

Eli Manning (QB, NYG) - Week 4 Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in 12+ Team Leagues OWNED IN: 18% of Leagues ANALYSIS: New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning played well Sunday, throwing for 297 yards and two touchdowns while going 25-for-29 passing. His 132.3 passer rating was his highest since Week 14 of thecontinue reading...

Week 4 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

If you are a Jordan Reed owner, you probably need a tight end this week. Washington is one of the first two teams (along with Carolina) on bye this season, so the Reed owners out there are going to have to scour theircontinue reading...

Week 4 Quarterbacks - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Week 3 was rookie QB week in NFL. Josh Allen joined the ranks of starter, while Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen were unexpectedly thrust into action. There are a lot of quarterback situations either in fluxcontinue reading...

Waiver Wire Express - Week 4 Lightning Round

The first month of football is usually quite the wild ride with newcomers and old friends forcing us to reassess our rosters. Week 3 was no stranger to injuries and some standout performances, so how can you keep up with it all? Incontinue reading...

Week 3 Defense (DEF) Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Below are RotoBaller's Week 3 defense tiers and rankings, or which defenses to stream, start and target off the waiver wire for Week 3 of the NFL and fantasy football season. Our weekly tiered defense rankings are a guide to making waiver wire pickups to improvecontinue reading...

Week 3 Kicker Streamers and Starts - 2018 Fantasy Tiers, Rankings

Week 2 has wrapped up, and, while some kickers put up some great numbers, others kicked themselves out of a job. Through two weeks, we've seen multiple surprises at the top of the kicker scorers. Players like Chandler Catanzaro andcontinue reading...

Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups - All Positions

Up is down, black is white, cats and dogs are living together. Ryan Fitzpatrick is the best QB in football (OK, behind Pat Mahomes) and Blake Bortles doubled Aaron Rodgers in fantasy pointscontinue reading...

Week 3 Running Backs - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

After two weeks of game action, anyone who drafted Leonard Fournette, Devonta Freeman, or Joe Mixon has already been confronted with having their early-round pick sidelined due to injury. That has automatically launched the unwanted processcontinue reading...

Week 3 Wide Receivers - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

It’s time to start prepping for Week 3 waiver wire additions and I have you covered for wide receivers. As I was looking up players to add for this article, I was shocked to see some of the names that are still not at leastcontinue reading...

Week 3 Quarterbacks - Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

We had another wild and woolly week of action in the NFL, and some big quarterback performances from unlikely sources once again in Week 2. Many owners prefer to set and forget at quarterback, but for those of us that like to play the streaming gamecontinue reading...

Week 3 Tight End Waiver Wire Pickups and Adds

Two weeks down, and 15 weeks to go for fantasy football owners to find their starting tight end. The Greg Olsen and Delanie Walker owners who were unable to fill their tight end voids last week have another opportunity to thiscontinue reading...

Waiver Wire Express - Week 3 Lightning Round

There's always some degree of insanity at the outset of a new football season, but 2018 feels like quite the beast in this regard. We've got players being thrust into the spotlight due to injuries and sheer force of will -- some arecontinue reading...