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RosterWatch Week 12 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. No MVS?

    1. Check Lazard’ status- but I don’t hate MVS. My Mom started him in the 14 tm PPR RosterWatch “Cockamamie Business” Listener league for a monster last wk! That said he’s a dude to be careful chasing points. No Lazard and he is viable with upside though

  2. PPR
    Drop Antonio Brown and pick up C Sutton?

    1. No

  3. Tua, Gorapollo Heineke or Wentz ?

    1. Play the matchups and the game totals!!!! Heineke is probably my least favorite but they are all decent options

  4. As a flex player on my bench in PPR would I rather have AntBrown, CSutton, DArnold or DKnox? Pick one

    1. Brown

  5. Now that Adrian Peterson is no longer a titan. Which titan rb should rostered?

    1. Probably Foreman- but they all kind of stink. I wouldn’t be shocked to see them sign Lindsay

  6. PPR
    I need to drop Antonio Brown or Michael Carter both are my 4th WR 4th RB sitting on my bench
    In PPR who best to drop?

    1. Jesus neither of those dudes should be on the waive wire!!! If you had to choose it would probably be AB, but that is COCKAMAMIE

      1. Actually- the more I think about it- I would probably drop Carter and keep AB- you might want to evaluate your quality of depth at ea position. That said I think I hold AB here

  7. Standard league. I have Logan Thomas on IR and Freirmuth on my active roster. If Thomas is activated which one should I keep? TB is my defense but the Pat’s, Bears, Hou, Philly and the Broncos are available on waivers. Keep TB or dump em for one of the others?

    1. I’d keep Freirmuth. I don’t mind keeping TB but you could play the matchups if you want. Patriots are interesting

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    0.5 PPR tevin Coleman or Ty Johnson as a (hopefully) 1 week play? Kamara out has been killing my team. Kenyan drake is not cutting it as a fill in.

    1. Probably Ty Johnson

  9. Full point PPR, Stafford or Herbert? Also, drop Collins for Pollard?

    1. Herbert, and no, looks like elliott will play

  10. I am reeling in abject disappointment.
    I am 4 & 7 with the most points for by a margin of 35 and the most points against by a margin of 100.
    I’ve lost to 3 high weeks.
    Patrick Mahomes is the #1 reason 🙁

  11. I’m in a similar boat in one league. The extra game gives you a chance though. Hang in there!

    1. Trashman, Thank you. It’s painful.
      Happy Thanksgiving!!!

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    Ppr need 2 between Tyler Lockett Michael Gallup James Robinson Devonta Smith
    Then need one of the 2 Mike Geiseki or Noah Fant

  13. Huge week for me! Need a win! Parrott Head Posse lost the last two weeks and sit at 7-4. I have worked hard to strengthen my line up and sit in a good spot heading into the stretch. Standard league QB-WR-WR-RB-RB-Flex-TE-K-Def what group do you start out of these? Hurts-Kupp-Godwin-Diontae Johnson-Gallup-Golladay-AJ Dillon-Mixon-Kamara-Mckissic-Miles Sanders-Freirmuth-Logan Thomas-Boswell- Tampa-New England. I have created depth and some tough decisions! Advice appreciated David Johnson-Lat Murray-Donta Foreman just went on waivers as well.

    Hate these short weeks. Give me your best standard starting lineup out of the group above.

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