FantasyPros Football Podcast: Week 1 Recap + Waiver Wire Pickups

Sep 12, 2017

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

The injuries piled up after one week of football, and we’re here with Jody Smith of Gridiron Experts (@JodySmithNFL) to tell you all about it (3:32). More importantly, it’s time to start looking ahead to the next week and that means the waiver wire. Listen in as we talk about our favorite pickups (40:14) and who stood out (23:15).

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