FantasyPros Football Podcast: Waiver Wire (Week 9)
Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@) 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.
Jeff Ratcliffe (@JeffRatcliffe) of Pro Football Focus joins us to recap the news from Week 8 and to look at waiver wire pickups for Week 9. Topics include the Patriots recent trade with the Browns (1:06); Jamaal Charles’ knee injury and how it impacts the Kansas City backfield (2:38); waiver wire running backs (3:46); Todd Gurley’s lack of production (5:00); DeAndre Hopkins’ outlook for the rest of the season (7:15); which Texans receivers outside of Hopkins are worth owning (8:37); Alex Smith’s injury (10:07); Jacquizz Rodgers’ foot injury and the Tampa Bay backfield (11:37); Washington’s running back situation (14:28); Mark Ingram’s struggles (16:47); Josh Gordon’s status (18:37); Denver’s backfield (21:17); CJ Prosise and Seattle’s outlook (23:18); Dion Lewis’ impact on New England when he returns from injury (29:34); teams we think have a chance to make the Super Bowl (31:38); waiver wire wide receivers (36:02); and defenses worth streaming for Week 9 (40:29).
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Intro music courtesy of Absofacto. [Listen to the full track here].