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FantasyPros Football Podcast: Waiver Wire (Week 3)

Sep 19, 2016

Charles Sims

Is Doug Martin’s backup the top waiver wire pickup of the week?

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and produced by JP Gale (@GoJPG). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

John Halpin (@jhalpin37) of Fox Sports joins us to run through waiver wire targets and recap all of the action in the NFL. We begin with the slough of injuries and discuss Adrian Peterson (2:09), Arian Foster (4:53), Doug Martin (6:05), Jonathan Stewart (8:18), Rashad Jennings (11:20), Thomas Rawls (13:23), Ameer Abdullah (16:02), Danny Woodhead (17:37), Jamaal Charles, and Rob Gronkowski (19:44). We look ahead to some backup quarterbacks like Jacoby Brissett (20:59) and Cody Kessler (23:02) who could impact their team’s offense and defensive matchups while the starters are out. We get some breaking news about Adrian Peterson’s injury and offer analysis on what we think about him and the Vikings running backs going forward (27:50). Moving on, John gives us his top running backs (30:52) and wide receivers (32:00) on the waiver wire worth picking up this week, and then we look at tight ends (38:08) and quarterbacks (38:55) worth streaming in Week 3. We finish by discussing players whose stock has risen or fallen for us after the second week of the season including Russell Wilson (41:30), Tyrod Taylor (42:58), Jameis Winston (44:13), Brock Osweiler (45:11), Matt Ryan (46:24), Isaiah Crowell (47:25), Matt Forte (48:20), Tevin Coleman (48:33), Ezekiel Elliott (49:08), Jeremy Hill (50:10), Travis Benjamin (51:58), Jeremy Maclin (53:07), Stefon Diggs (54:13), Will Fuller (55:17), Allen Robinson (56:05) and Michael Floyd (57:22).

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1Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
2Saquon Barkley (NYG)RB
3Michael Thomas (NO)WR
4Ezekiel Elliott (DAL)RB
5Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
6Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
7Alvin Kamara (NO)RB
8Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
9Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
10Davante Adams (GB)WR
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11Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
12Julio Jones (ATL)WR
13Josh Jacobs (LV)RB
14DeAndre Hopkins (ARI)WR
15Chris Godwin (TB)WR
16Travis Kelce (KC)TE
17Kenny Golladay (DET)WR
18George Kittle (SF)TE
19Aaron Jones (GB)RB
20Mike Evans (TB)WR
21Kenyan Drake (ARI)RB
22Miles Sanders (PHI)RB
23Amari Cooper (DAL)WR
24Mark Andrews (BAL)TE
25Lamar Jackson (BAL)QB
26Patrick Mahomes (KC)QB
27Odell Beckham Jr. (CLE)WR
28Austin Ekeler (LAC)RB
29A.J. Brown (TEN)WR
30Todd Gurley (ATL)RB
1Ronald Acuna Jr. (ATL)LF,CF
2Mike Trout (LAA)CF
3Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,RF
4Cody Bellinger (LAD)1B,CF
5Mookie Betts (LAD)CF,RF
6Trevor Story (COL)SS
7Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
8Gerrit Cole (NYY)SP
9Trea Turner (WSH)SS
10Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
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11Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
12Juan Soto (WSH)LF
13Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
14Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
15Jose Ramirez (CLE)3B
16Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
17J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
18Walker Buehler (LAD)SP
19Fernando Tatis Jr. (SD)SS
20Anthony Rendon (LAA)3B
21Rafael Devers (BOS)3B
22Bryce Harper (PHI)RF
23Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
24Starling Marte (ARI)CF
25Jack Flaherty (STL)SP
26Stephen Strasburg (WSH)SP
27Javier Baez (CHC)SS
28Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
29Shane Bieber (CLE)SP
30Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
1Anthony Davis (LAL)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (BKN)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (HOU)PG
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11Victor Oladipo (IND)PG,SG
12Paul George (LAC)SF,PF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (LAC)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (OKC)PG
16Jimmy Butler (MIA)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (BOS)PG
18Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
19Kyrie Irving (BKN)PG,SG
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (CLE)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
26Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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