Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Advice: WRs & TEs to Stash (Week 5)
It’s important to know the top waiver wire targets for each week of the fantasy football season. We’ll certainly have you covered with our robust waiver wire advice each and every week. Beyond the top targets, though, there is benefit to improving your bench and stashing players that are forecasted to increase in value. We’ll also be a great resource for these waiver wire stashes. Here’s a look at players you should consider stashing this week.
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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Stash Targets
The Lions are playing the long game with first-round draft pick Jameson Williams, playing it cautiously in his return from a torn ACL. It’s possible (but by no means assured) that we could see Williams back in action by the end of the month. He’s a little firecracker, and if you want to get him, better to spend a modest amount of FAAB money now rather than pay Fourth of July prices in a few weeks.
Skyy Moore is starting to get an uptick in snaps, though not enough of an uptick to put him on the fantasy radar … yet.
Kadarius Toney is a freakish athlete, and the Giants are in desperate need of talent at wide receiver. Toney and new Giants HC Brian Daboll seem to not be on the same page. But if Toney can get healthy, stay healthy and stay on Daboll’s good side, he offers abundant upside.
Analysis: Very deep leagues with TE-premium scoring offer fantasy managers the opportunity to stash players whose roles might expand in the future, for one reason or another. Daniel Bellinger has been a steady but underwhelming part of the awful Giants passing game, but the dearth of any redeeming talent at WR in New York, combined with a rash of injuries, puts him on watch to see that modest target volume rise as he adapts to the NFL.
The Broncos have been frustrating when it comes to providing fantasy managers a reliable option at TE. Albert Okwuegbunam has been a ghost in the receiving game and has struggled to earn more looks than Eric Saubert. Enter the talented rookie from UCLA, Greg Dulcich. He was quite impressive before injuring his hamstring in the preseason. He is an intriguing high-upside stash in deeper leagues.