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RosterWatch Week 7 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. Post By Show Me Your TDs

    16 teamer .5 PPR for RBs 1 PPR WR/TE

    RBs: A Jones, Gibson, Mi. Carter, Gainwell, C Evans
    WRs: Lamb, AJ Brown, Antonio Brown, Hilton, Higgins, R Moore (Jeudy IR)

    Who would you say is my rotator at this point. I’m leaning Gainwell, I’m also leaning Evans in favor of possibly grabbing J Patterson. Gainwell will most likely get scooped up where as with Evans it’s probably be hit or miss if he gets picked up or not. Thank you

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      I’d say Evans, Moore, and maybe Gainwell. Hilton or even Carter can also be dropped if necessary. Although I’d like to see what Carter does coming out of the bye before dropping

  2. Would you drop Darnold for Wentz this week at QB?

    Who’s the best for just a 1 week stop gap TE streamer for this week out of Engram, Conklin, Arnold, and Cox?

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Yes I would- Wentz is playing well and has a nice upcoming schedule

      I’d say Cox, then Conklin, then Arnold

  3. Bye week trouble — I need a TE, DST and K — Current roster has Knox (kittle on bench) , Steelers and Bass. Potential drops are Mattison, Rondale Moore or Khalil. My current thinking is dropping Matteson (if I can’t trade him for a te) and drop current D and K for best available. What do you think of this plan? FYI other benchwarmers — A.J. dillon, j Williams, Z Moss and Deebo. thanks

    My PK is Bass and I am reluctant to drop the leading PK scorer in the league. And I don’t have the FAAB to buy him back. so my question is what’s your thought of leaving a position empty — 1/2 ppr – 1pt for 20 yards – which would you leave vacant — TE, DST of PK thanks

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      I would not leave a position empty. Can you not drop a couple of dudes hold 2 kickers for one wk and still fill out a starting lineup? You can’t drop Knox right now- you can probably drop the defense if they have been anything less than stellar. Mattison and even Rondale can be dropped if necessary. I might hold on to Khalil for a bit if possible

  4. Would you make a move for RB with this squad, or do you think some value comes in ? Would you pick up R. Penny or J Patterson and drop one of my RB?
    QB – Daniel Jones
    RB – A Gibson, L. Murray, T Pollard, A. Mattison, D. Harris, A.J. Dillon, M. Mack, M. Carter
    WR – C. Lamb, C Godwin, C. Sutton, T. Higgins
    TE – Kelce

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      You could drop Mattison, Mack, or Carter

  5. Should I drop Boyd for one of these guys. Ppr league. Mooney, Ty Hilton, st brown, davante Parker. Thanks

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Probably for Mooney, maybe for Parker or Hilton too

  6. Post By

    Have Gibson…..drop Toney for Patterson or Bateman?

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Not sure what that has to do with Gibson, but yeah ‘d drop Toney for Patterson

  7. Drop Gainwell for Penny?

    1. Post By Byron Lambert


  8. Need input,

    Full point ppr. Currently 3-3.

    Right now I have Gainwell, Latavius Murray (if he plays), Demetric Felton, Rhamonde Stevenson, Dawson Knox (hurt and on bye), and TY Hilton (in my IR so a drop is needed to activate/make any moves.

    Would you use or drop any of them to fill 2 flexes and kicker (dont wanna drop Bass) through bye weeks or make a move? Wire has the likes of Callaway, AJ Green, Crowder, Quez Watkins, Rashad Penny, Devonta Freeman, and Dee Jay Dallas to replace with and play if I do.

    Thank you

  9. Post By Byron Lambert

    I’d say Green and Watkins are maybe worth a look, maybe also Freeman if Latavius is out. Felton may have value this wk but it’s risky, Hilton was pretty solid in WK6. Hard to like Stevenson too much unless Harris out. Gainwell, Feltonand maybe Rhamondre can be dropped if necessary

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Penny is def worth a pickup right now too! I like him more than Felton, Gainwell, and Stevenson while Carson is out

      1. THANK YOU Byron

  10. 1/2 pt ppr, drop Melvin Gordon for Elijah Mitchell?
    Other RBs Aaron Jones, N Harris, D Henderson, C Patterson and Tony Pollard

    Drop Julio Jones or Rondale Moore for Sterling Sheppard or Kadarius Toney?
    Other WRs Keenan Allen and Jalen Waddle

    Pls and Thx

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      I’d drop Rondale for a NYG wr. I think Gordon to Mitchell could be lateral, but if you like the allure of Mitchell’s upside and the upcoming schedule- I wouldn’t argue. Gordon really should not be dropped though. Why don’t you drop your kicker or defense for now and hold them both until you can make a trade or have more info later in the wk?

  11. Post By

    Being offered the following trades for Elijah Mitchell : Bateman or Pittman or Mooney,

    Have a huge WR need with only AB healthy this week. Mike Williams, Diggs, Landry, Julio, Toney all unlikely and in a 3WR league.

    RB: JT, Lenny, Mitchell, Gordon and Damien Williams.

    Should I make the move?

    1. If you have a losing record it’s probably the right move. Bateman has the most overall upside here, but Pittman might be the best bet for this week.

  12. Standard 12 team
    RBs in lineup….Kamara, Mixon, Hubbard in flex
    Bench Dillon, Penny, Felton, Mckissic
    R Stevenson is on waivers would you pick him up and dump any rbs on bench? I seem to have a bunch of guys in the same range on cheat sheet

    1. If your Penny is Eli, then yes

      1. Rashad Penny

  13. Post By Colonel Jessup

    Standard scoring, need one rb one flex. Swift, D’ernest Johnson or sterling Shepard? Ekeler and Robinson on bye this week…thank you

  14. PPR scoring, I have Logan Thomas on IR and Zach Ertz. Would you drop Thomas for RSJ. Or do you think Ertz will be a good enough option moving forward?

  15. Hard to say with Ertz. With so many mouths to feed in ARI, he might struggle with consistency. I feel like riding RSJ until Thomas returns is the move.

  16. Do we have a sic score on chubb? Thinking of trying to acquire him

  17. In response to that, would you drop Thomas or Ertz for RSJ

  18. I’m at the top of my league and somehow Russell Wilson and Kittle are out there on waivers with their IR designation. It’d be a long play in a 2 QB, 8 person PPR league.

    Those I can drop. Bateman, TY, or Tony.

    Should I go for both and limit my bench through the bye weeks?

    1. If you’re at the top of the of your league then you don’t need to make drastic moves, I’d probably add Kittle though. He’s a top 3 TE talent. could drop Bateman probably. I don’t know if Baltimore can get the ball to him consistently enough to make him a real stud

  19. Working 2 trades in a 1pt PPR. Thoughts on sending Hurts and CPatterson for McLaurin and N Harris. Other trade is sending Stafford Chase and ABrown for Mahomes and JRobinson.
    Roster would mostly be:
    Mahomes and Ryan
    Kamara Najee Robinson DHarris Carter
    Kupp Jefferson Ridley McLaurin Higgins
    Goedert and Higbee
    Thoughts? Am i giving up too much?

    1. I’d do both based on your situation. If this is a 2RB/2WR/1 Flex league, I’d look to upgrade TE as well as you have 3 RBs and 4 WRs you should be playing every week.

    2. The first trade only makes sense if you can start 4 wrs. the second trade gives up too much.

  20. **Need 1 QB for this week: BURROW , TUA, Daniel JONES, or TANNEHILL?

    ** Would you drop Julio Jones for Michael Thomas?

    1. Tannehill.

      I wouldn’t drop Julio, is this a league with a short bench / is there anyone else you can drop?

  21. Seems like a no brainer, but someone in my league dropped McKissic today and I have first waiver priority.

    Definitely use it, yeah?

    1. More context:

      Both Russ and McKissic got dropped this week and I have first priority.

      Team is 2-4 in a 10 team half pt PPR league.

      Current roster:

      QB: Burrow
      RB: Henry, JRobinson, Fournette, Chubba, Stevenson
      WR: AJ Brown, Chase, Thielen, Toney, Kirk, Moore, Fuller (IR)

      Who would you prioritize out of Russ and McKissic. Likely dropping Stevenson

  22. Post By Chelo Méndez

    12-team – 0.5 PPR – 3-3 (3 straight dubs!)

    QB: Mahomes
    RBs: Swift, Edmonds, Sanders
    WRs: Jefferson, Ridley, Marquise, Beckham, Pittman, Golladay
    TE: Andrews

    I’m not sure as to what my next moves should be. Yes, I’ve won 3 straight, but I haven’t been averaging a lot of points on those wins. I feel as if my whole team is full of buy-low players 🙁 any advice? Thanks!

    1. I might target the Kelce owner and look to trade him Mahomes + Ridley or Jefferson to upgrade at RB. Will be dependent on his QB though most likely.

  23. Post By

    Cousins or Burrow ROS?

  24. Sitting at 2 and 4 in a 12 team standard. Have highest points for and highest points against. Definitely a boom or bust team. I like my bench for the future, but I need to win some more games to get there. Picked up Damien Williams two weeks ago and benched Miles Sanders. Picked up K. Toney last week. Also have Michael Carter, Sony Michel, and Henry Ruggs III on the bench as well. Zeke is the one true starter at RB. There is value on the waiver wire at WR (T. Patrick, J. Waddle, D. Mooney, etc) Are any of those worth picking up over what I have on the bench? My WR starters are D. Hopkins, DK Metcalf and M. Evans (w/ Brady). Am I crazy to consider dropping Miles Sanders? Definitely want to keep D. Williams and K. Toney.

  25. Don’t drop Sanders. Montgomery may return in 3 weeks, and herbert will be involved in the chicago backfield as well. I’d say you could drop michel for waddle if you’d use waddle this week.

  26. Post By

    Bateman or Boyd. Full ppr

    Pitts or Gibson flex full ppr

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