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RosterWatch Week 8 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. Good afternoon Rosterwatch nation.

    12 team .5ppr 6-1 record

    Following players on WW. Who do you like most as a stash ROS:

    Sony Michel, T. Pollard, K Gainwell, E Moore


    1. Post By

      Pollard becomes a top 7 RB if Zeke goes down. Gainwell looks to be in a split. I’d go Pollard.

    2. Gainwell

  2. Post By

    Slightly early to the trade talks but need an opinion. Team is 3-4 but plenty talented:

    Kyler Murray
    Zeke/JRob/M.Carter/K.Herbert/R.Penny/Tony Pollard
    Jefferson/Amari Cooper/Antonio Brown/Kirk/Sutton

    I just traded Antonio Gibson for Amari Cooper and Michael Carter.

    Currently have an offer on the table of:

    J.Robinson, Pitts and Justin Jefferson for:

    Kelce, Aaron Jones and Diontae Johnson

    Gives me a lineup of:

    Flex: AB or Kirk or Sutton

    Feel like it stacks my starters. Thoughts on this move? Appreciate the help! Always want confirmation before a blockbuster like this.

    1. I like the trade. If it isn’t dynasty I would make it.

  3. Post By

    Have Toney… I pick up Golliday or Slayton as back up for Mon. Night vs KC? going to drop Patrick since I have Jeudy.

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      Maybe- Golladay would be more interesting than Slayton. I’d consider seeing if there is somebody else on waivers you can play on Sunday that- you like. Unless you are married to the idea of possibly playing Toney

  4. Ppr , who do I pick up Will fuller, Cobb or gaskin ?

    1. If you NEED a WR for this week and just this week, then Cobb is your guy.

  5. PPR 3-4 mixing it up to win games now
    Me play 1QB 2 RB 3WR 1Flex
    I have
    AKamara JRobinson EMitchell MSanders MDavis
    JChase Dhopkins KAllan JLandry HRuggs

    Available on Waiver
    RB: Clyde Edwards-Helaire CEdmonds TPollard KGainwell Dam Williams(Chic)
    WR: Gallup, SShepard LavShenault
    QB: Tannehill, Cousins, Wentz, Bridgewater Donald DJones

    1. What about getting rid of MDavis and maybe even MSanders for any of the available RB above? In the order listed?
    2. What about launching Landry and Ruggs for any of the available WR above? Drop Ruggs 1st or Landry
    3 Need QB for this week I have DCarr I would like to keep him for season and easier schedule Pick up One of the QB above this week in that order and drop MDavis Landry or Ruggs?

    Thank you

    1. For Immediate RB need Edmonds & Gainwell are top 2 RB priorities. Arizona will start to play in more competitive games so Edmonds will get more work than Conner, love him as a buy low. If you don’t need a RB immediately then CEH is a great stash. You can definitely drop Mike Davis. Drop Ruggs for Gallup.

      1. Actually I would hold onto Ruggs at the moment. You are set at WR and Ruggs has great upside as the WR1 in Las Vegas compared to Gallup as the 3rd option in Dallas.

        1. Post By Byron Lambert

          Thank you Ani!!! A Golden Son of RWNation!!

  6. Def question
    I have Denver Def but not as impressed anymore
    Thinking about getting for this week and maybe beyond – in this order: Pittsburgh Dallas Arizona New England Indianapolis
    Would you agree?

  7. Post By Byron Lambert

    Denver’s swoon is mostly related to injuries- so that’s worth considering. Pittsburgh is probably the best defense of the others- Arizona is sneaky too. Look at the upcoming matchups the next week or two if you aren’t sure

  8. Trade question – Non PPR I’m 5-2. – start 3 WR
    I receive:
    Terry McLaurin
    Leonard Fornette

    I Give Up:
    Ja’mar Chase

    Weak at RB – CMC / Mike Davis / James Conner / Zack Moss / Rashad Penny

    WR – Justin Jefferson / Van Jefferson / Kenny Golladay / Jamies Crowder / Devante Parker

    TE – George Kittle & Hunter Henry

    1. Post By Byron Lambert

      It’s a fair deal if you really want a RB. Personally, I think you can probably get by w/ CMC + Conner + Moss. Would prefer to take Davis, Conner, or Moss and package 2 of them for Fournette or one of them + one of your WR like Golladay. That way you keep Chase and get Fournette and clear a roster spot. But if you want to do the deal as is- hate to give up Chase but it’s probably more than fair if you are convinced you want to do the deal. Fournette has a bad matchup this week and a bye next wk fyi- make sure you are playing to win right now so look at all the matchups involved

  9. Big time dynasty superflex trade question:

    I get: Devonta Smith, Mattison (I have Cook), 2023 1st
    I give up: McLaurin, Dillon

    I am the favorite to win it with a stacked team:
    QB: Herbert, Rodgers, Wentz
    RB: JT, Cook, Zeke, Ekeler
    WR: Davante, Hopkins, AJB, McLaurin, Godwin, Emmanuel Sanders, Kirk
    TE: Hockenson, Higbee

    I’d be giving McLaurin to another contender. I like the move longterm and would probably ask for one other smaller piece (2022 or 2023 2nd), but should I risk it to get worse this year and make another team better?

  10. Trade question. Who is the best option to trade for with my first round draft pick. 12 team 0.5 PPR. Options are T Hill, D Adams, Ekeler or CMC. Could keep Hill in the 4th round but all others cannot keep. 3 player keeper league

  11. Post By Show Me Your TDs

    16 Teamer. Made the switch to Mac Jones last week for matchup purposes. Worked out well. Keep rolling with him or pick up Wentz? Thanks

  12. Full PPR
    Who wins this trade..
    D Cook for J Robinson and KC’s D Williams.
    My other RB’s
    Ekler, Hunt, Henderson, Gainwell, A Dillon.

    1. Fella’s curious why was my question just not answered?
      I’m starting to feel like the stepchild…

  13. I streamed tge Pat’s D last weekend. Who do you stream out of this group? Sea, Atl, KC, LAC, Phi, Pit, Chi, Was? I was ready to grab Pit but with Cle at home and getting healthy that does not look as appealing! I was leaning Atl or Chi but looking for thoughts from you all! 🙂

  14. Trade AJ Brown + Chubba for Diggs to the CMC owner?

  15. Post By zacharyelias23

    .5 ppr, Aaron Jones or Darrel Williams? Worries that AZ Defense will limit any production from Jones, and I expect the chiefs to be running a lot against the Giants

  16. Hi Gents!

    After you are done throwing up, can you tell me where the Ingram news would put David Johnson on the WW Cheat Sheet?

    Thank you!

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