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RosterWatch Week 2 Waiver Wire Cheat Sheet 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 .

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  1. 12 team full point ppr. Can start 1qb,2rb,2wr,1te,and 2w/r/t flexes. TRYING to avoid an overreact at 0-1…

    Jordan Love
    Jared Goff

    J Gibbs
    David Montgomery
    Javonte William
    Devon Achane

    Brandin Cooks
    Michael Thomas
    Puka Nacua
    Rome Doubs

    Would you go after a WR upgrade right now? Could possibly work to get Keenan Allen or Mike Evans for Najee.

    1. Hold the line, my friend – The roster is put together great, If you are already considering moving Najee, just wait until after the Raiders matchup in 2 weeks, that should give you a more positive window. I like both KA/Evans if you can make the move now, but I’m not sure an owner would flip an Evans/Allen straight up

      1. Ok thanks again for the response.

  2. Noice. Survived week 1. Trying to mine that gold already…

    10-team .5 PPR, 1QB, 2WR, 2RB, 1TE, 1W/R/T Flex

    Send Higbee, Dotson to (Diontae, London, Kupp owner)
    Receive Waller

    I’ve got Waddle, Olave and Lamb to boot, so I’m probably only playing Dotson to spell a bye week.

    1. Big Upgrade! That’s a chess move – hammer down!

  3. Post By John Hunsberger

    My situation at rb is straight garbage . How much would you spend on Kelly and Karen . Is 30% each too much ?

    1. 30% is plenty unless you have a real competitor in the league, for need. We have them at sub 20% – I have them at 25%, so I think 30% would guarentee you getting them.

  4. waiver wire advice
    .5 ppr we can start 3 & 3 or 4Wr and 2 RBs
    J Cook

    Mike Williams
    T Burks

    Waiver Prospects
    K Wiliams
    BALt Rbs

    I feel that my only drop so early in the season is Burks
    who would you recommend as a waiver target this week -Nacua? or just hold tight Thanks

    1. I am holding the line on all of these guys – Burks looked better than Mike Williams this week on wax, and I only think that’s going to improve given Burks continued build to health. Nacua is nice, but in .5 ppr I’d rather hold the line on Burks and keep my FAAB in my pockett

  5. 12 team PPR Superflex; (0-1)

    [1] QB: J. Allen (D. Jones)
    [2] RB: Pollard, Pierce (Kamara, R. Johnson, Spears, K. Miller)
    [2] WR: G. Wilson, M. Williams (M. Thomas, Z. Flowers, Dell)
    [1] TE: Ferguson
    [1] W/R/T: M. Sanders
    [1] Q/W/R/T: D. Watson
    [1] IR: K. Murray
    Bench total: (8)

    RB: Kyren Williams, Kelley, J. Hill
    WR: Toney, Puka Nucas, Bourne
    TE: Hurst

    1) Should my first priority be dropping Dell for Toney OR Puka?
    2) Drop Spears for anyone above?
    3) Like most of RW nation who used the cheat sheet, I ended up with Roschon so he really droppable for the WR/RBs in that top tier on the WWCS?
    4) Drop Ferguson for Hurst?

    1. 1) Drop Dell for Puka
      2) HOLD Spears – he did almost exactly what we expected outside of the yards/points, played 1/2 dozen more snaps than Henry and was the 3rd down back
      3) No. He was the RB8 in fantasy this week
      4) I will say, you should have drafted Hurst > Ferguson, but that’s just my 90% ownership speaking lol – I would put a claim in for Hurst, but Ferguson led the Boy’s in targets and will continue to be in a great role – if you miss on Hurst, it’s okay

      Best of luck in week 2, brother

      1. Appreciate you Cody! Thanks man!

  6. Standard scoring. My RB’s J Taylor, R White, Akers, Jamaal Williams, Brian Robinson, McKinnon. WR’s JJ, Lamb, Aiyuk, G Davis. Pickup Gainwell, Allgeier, Moss, Nacua or Kyren Williams, Kelly. I can drop McKinnon or Isaiah Likely. Or do nothing and keep the 2 waiver postion. Lost week one, but scored the 2nd most points.

    1. Ridin dirty, nice team! McKinnon is the bonified 3rd down back again, due for the passing game work… but whats that matter, it is meh – I would put a claim in on Allgeier, here! good luck this week!

  7. Post By Show Me Your TDs

    16 TM 1PPR for WR, TE and .5PPR for RBs 1-0

    QB: D Jones
    RBs: Akers, Pierce, D Mont, Roschon and E. Hull
    Wrs: T Hill, Devonta Smith, Olave, C. Watson, Addison, Jameson Williams
    TE: Hurst
    (Kept Olave in 7th and Akers in 9th)

    Looking to Drop Hull, would you still prioritize Williams having Akers? I feel like it would be a headache having both but could try to move Akers if I end up getting Williams.


    1. A SQUAD! Yes, that is correct – I would be okay moving past Akers.. Kyren looks very good this year – vision and burst have returned! good luck this week! chop hull, add kyren

  8. 10 team PPR. 1-0!
    My team Play 1 QB 3 WR 2RB 1 Flex 1 TE in PPR
    QB: D Watson and Anthony Richardson
    WR: Justin Jefferson, JWaddle DKMetcalf DianteJohnson Michael Thomas
    RB: Josh Jacobs Rhamondre Stevenson Rachaad White Khalil Herbert
    TE: Jawon Johnson

    Thinking to drop Diante Johnson
    – would I also drop Michael Thomas and/or Rachaad White and/ or Khalil Herbert for any of these:

    RB on Waiver: DAchane DHarris Buffallo and the 1st 10 RB on the Cheat sheet (KWilliams,JKelley, TAlgier, KGainwell, etc)
    WR on Waiver: Doubs, QJohnson , Puka Nacua, Jacobi Meyers KBourne TAtwell ZayJones RShaheed

    1. I would drop nobody. Would offer someone with TE depth Diontae and try to scrape a TE improvement out of them

  9. 10 team PPR
    Waited on TE a long time
    Picked up Juwon Johnson
    Would I rather have any of these TE on my waiver instead of my TE: Jawon Johnson
    Available on waiver are: HHurst, LaPorta JFerguson, ZErtz, Hunter Henry

    1. HURST > Ferguson > LaPorta > Johnson > Henry > Ertz

  10. Sorry RW for the repost.

    10 team full PPR.

    – 1 have the 1st waiver pick would you take either Puka or Gainwell with my roster being what it is, and which of the 2 do you prefer most for my roster.
    Dak, Chubb, A Jones, Olave, Aiyuk, Hockenson, Lamb, Dem Boyz D, B Hall, Pacheco, Gibson, J Smith Njiba, Charbonet, Nico, Deon Jackson.
    Smash or Pass on the waiver move
    Thanks RW..

    1. Kyren Williams is also available..

    2. Puka baby, Puka!

      1. Who would you drop?

        1. Deon Jackson

  11. Post By Wishfulthinking

    Ppr. Waiver wire question. I have hill, Allen, Addison, Watson, london, mclaurin. Do i drop London for any of this weeks priority pickups or hold the line? I have Chubb,mixon,hall,,Williams,swift,Gibson also.
    Prob going to struggle week to week picking that flex position

    1. HOLLLLLLD! I like the depth – Gibson is on the verge, but your depth is good enough to hold!

  12. Standard League…Puka on the waiver wire, do I pick him up and drop Roschon Johnson or Antonio Gibson? Both are on my bench. Juju is on waivers as are Gus Edwards, Josh Kelly and Zach Moss.

    I looked on waiver cheat sheet but Antonio and Roschon are not on there, wasn’t sure if move made sense, any thoughts are appreciated

    1. I’m cool dropping Gibson for Puka, if you are depleted at WR, big IF – good luck, this week!

  13. Do In drop either Trylon Burks or Jamaal Williams for Puka Nacua or Kyren Williams?
    I also have Kirk on my roster.
    Thank you!

    1. Hold the line, here!

  14. Would you drop Perine or Gainwell for Kyren? Or just stand Pat? 0.5 ppr

  15. Holding the line on Perine and Gainwell – good luck, rusty!

  16. Bench is CWatsonX Diontae KHerbert ElijahMoore, and Zay Flowers. Is Diontae, Herbert or anyone droppable for Kyren, JKelley, or Nacua in ppr?

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