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RosterWatch Week 10 Waiver Wire Cheat Sheet and Podcast Now Available

Building a championship-caliber fantasy roster requires basic weekly waiver-wire management. We’ve created the Waiver Wire Cheat Sheet so that in a just a few minutes a week, our users can make the same expert waiver maneuvers we personally make in our own leagues, throughout the season.

Whether you play in a standard waiver-claim format, or in a free-agent bidding system – we’ve got you covered. Read the chart top to bottom, and use it like the Draft Cheat Sheet. It’s not mandatory to go after the very top pick up every single week – use some basic discretion. Insane value can be cultivated through the bottom of the Waiver Wire Cheat Sheet over the course of the season.

All players listed on the WWCS are currently on the waiver wire in at least 50% of fantasy leagues across all major formats.

*Our advice is to recycle an average of 1-2 players per week from the bottom of your roster into hot waiver-wire pickups for the current week. This can be accomplished via waivers, or on the cheap as free-agent pickups post-waiver period .

PRO members, click here to download the cheat sheet.


  1. Standard league
    Would like to drop Julio and pick up:
    One of these: Ingram, Bateman, Mooney, Rha Stevenson, Agnew.

    My WR: dhop, hill, Antonio brown and Lockett
    RB: Barkley, Michael Carter, Zack moss, Darrell Williams

    Also Noah fant or Freiermuth ROS?

    1. I like the Redzone upside with Bateman, it’s close between him and Mooney. Definitely Freiermuth ROS.

  2. Post By PhillysPhinest

    Looking to possibly make a trade.
    I have RBs: CMC, Gibson, Darrel Williams, Pollard, Dillon, Booker, Herbert

    Montgomery owner needs 2 RBs to start this week. I thought about offering Dillon and Gibson for Monty and Hubbard, that way I would have both guys cuffed.

    Rest of roster is Hurts, Chase, AJ Brown, K Allen, Sutton, M Andrews. I am 4-5 and 9th in my league, need to start getting a couple wins.

    1. Post By PhillysPhinest

      This is a 12 team 0.5 ppr league

      1. I think that is a fine offer and trade

  3. My team 3-6 but still in play-off contention
    PPR play 1 QB 2 RB 3 WR 1 TE 1 Flex
    QB: Wentz
    RB: AKmara, JRobinson, EMitchell, C.Edwards-Helaire (IR), MSanders(IR), TPollard APeterson
    WR: JChase, DHopkins, AntonioBrown, J Landry
    TE Gesicki

    I should have more WR and will need to decrease RB depth to do it

    Available on waivers:
    RB: MDavis, MIngram, Dev Freeman, D’ErnJohnson, AJ Dillon
    WR: CalvinRidley, SShepard, Crowder, Aiyuk VanJefferson, ElijahMoore Agnew

    Drop Pollard, Peterson, Landry for any of the players above?

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Sure D’Ernets has another great opportunity this wk- also Dillon, Van Jefferson and maybe even Agnew/Moore should be owned in most competitive leagues

  4. In PPR
    I have these players on my bench:
    MCarter(Jets) as my 4th RB
    CRidley as my 4th WR
    RWoods (LAR) as my 5th WR

    Instead of any (or all of these 3), would I rather have any of these available on waiver?
    E Mitchell, MIngram
    KToney, BCooks, Mooney Waddle Aiyuk

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      I’d prob drop Ridley for Mitchell-

  5. Standard league…If I have Kamara and Njoku and I try and get Cordarell Patterson and Kyle Pitts am I panic trading or getting enough for Kamara?

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Don’t value Njoku that much so this is almost Pitts and Patterson for Kamara- I think you’d have to day that is fair- unless he has a better player than Patterson you could try to get first. Otherwise it is about fair- big upgrade at TE for you

      1. Thanks, his RBs are awful outside of Saquan. I was thinking same as you pretty much Kamara for Patterson and Pitts

  6. Full PPR, really like my roster but always looking to improve. Curious where you think I can improve.
    Kamara & Naje
    Kupp & Jefferson
    McLaurin at flex
    My bench is JRobinson Higgins DHarris MCarter CCarson Higbee
    I feel very strong about everything except TE which is still a low TE1. Anyone I should be targeting for the playoffs?

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      You are only chasing the biggest fish at this point. Tune into tomorrow’s TradeCast for ideas.

  7. 10 team full PPR, my team is currently 4-5 and I was just offered the following trade..
    My Pitts and Lockett for T Hill, Herbert and Higbee
    My Team L Jackson, Cousins, Elliot, Chubb, Montgomery, Edmonds, Pollard, Carson, Lamb, Pittman, Antonio Brown, Cardinals, Bass..
    Thanks RW

  8. All QB TDs are 6 points. I have been rolling with Jalen Hurts someone dropped Derek Carr do I jump ship on hurts and pick up Carr or stick with Hurts?

    1. I’d look at the upcoming matchups. It’s a very close call. I still tend to lean Hurts unless you think he will be benched

  9. Post By Show Me Your TDs

    16 Tm .5ppr for RBs. Would you drop Gainwell for any of the RBs on the sheet?
    Other RBs: A Jones, Gibson, Mi. Carter and Gore (will be rotating him out this afternoon with claims)
    it is a 3 player keeper league (Round penatly) if that makes a difference. (currently plan to keep Carter)

    Thank you

  10. I would definitely drop him for D’Ernest if I needed a play this wk. Mattison is also a nice stash if on waivers at the moment. Don’t think I would drop him for Foreman yet (who we have a sneaky interest in)- but I do think it’s a close call to drop Gainwell for Eno Benjamin – I don’ think we are there yet but if you need an actual play Eno may have more juice the next few wk than Gainwell. We shall see. At least. keep an eye on him.

  11. PPR
    Should I pick up Alexander Mattison and drop a bench RB Michael Carter or Eli Mitchell?

    1. if you aren’t playing carter, then i guess you could drop him, though it might end up a wash

  12. I have RWood WR on my bench right now in PPR
    Would I rather drop him and pick up BCooks, Waddle, Elija Moore KToney Dev Smith ?

  13. Need input,

    12 team. Full point ppr. 3-6 record and in panic mode. Getting smacked witb points against.

    Would you trade keenan allen, higbee, and knox to receive kelce, emmanuel sanders, and mattison?

    Rest of team:
    Qb-hurts, taysom hill
    Rb-kamara, james robinson, hyde, mike davis, AP, jamaal williams, eno benjamin
    Wr-mclaurin, ceedee, higgins, agnew, aj green

    Thank you Nation

    1. i could rationalize doing that for sure to get kelce in your lineup, though knox could end up pretty close to him if he plays like he did a few weeks ago. if it was to be a wash with the TEs, could you feel ok with sanders and mattison instead of allen and higbee? it only works if cook gets suspended.

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