Trashman’s Garbage Grab: Week 1

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Trashman’s Garbage Grab: Week 1



It’s that time again fantasy freegans! No, you probably don’t need waiver wire winners this early in the season, but hey I’m bringing them to you anyway. Maybe you can squeeze them into a DFS lineup or two…



Teddy Bridgewater, Panthers

Bridgewater is not my idea of a gunslinger, but with one of the fastest WR corps in the league and a cherry matchup against the Las Vegas pass defense, he makes for a justifiable streamer if you need him.


Wide Receiver

Scotty Miller, Buccaneers

Mike Evans is doubtful to play, and that would probably move Chris Godwin outside, leaving Miller to man the slot – And we know how much Tom Brady loves his slot WRs. Miller has impressed all camp, so he’s not a bad guy to have at the end of your bench anyway.


Kendrick Bourne, 49ers 

Bourne will work as the no.2 WR in SF, not that Deebo Samuel and Brandon Aiyuk are sidelined. Bourne isn’t a special athlete, but he has a nose for the endzone – He’s scored 9 TDs on just 72 career catches. 


Jalen Reagor, Eagles

Reagor was doubtful to play a week ago, but he’s worked his way to a likely start opposite DeSean Jackson against a subpar Washington secondary. Expect Carson Wentz to air it out in this one, especially since Miles Sanders is out. He needs to be owned even if you don’t play him this week.


Lavishka Shenault, Jaguars 

Shenault is similar to Reagor in that he should be owned even if you don’t need to play him this week. Shenault is a utility knife in the mold of a more powerful Percy Harvin. He’ll play all over the field, and chances are he’s going to break a play or two open. The Jags will need all the help they can get matriculating the ball down the field, now that Fournette is gone.


Van Jefferson, Rams

It’s a good idea to have any starting Rams receiver on your roster, and Jefferson looks like the frontrunner to hold the no.3 spot after Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods. He’s owned in very few leagues so he’s an easy add if you want some upside and have the space. 



Justin Jackson, Chargers

Jackson is figuratively limping into Week 1 after being hobbled by a hamstring injury in late August, but the team says he’s “fine”. Before he missed time, he was playing ahead of rookie Joshua Kelley so there’s a chance he continues to do so to start out the season. He’s worth owning at least until we see how the rotation shakes out behind Austin Ekeler. 

Malcolm Brown, Rams

Brown is in a similar position as Jackson. He’s the veteran who has experience over the sexier rookie pick in a pandemic shortened offseason. Instead of Kelley though, we have Cam Akers, who by most accounts is a better back, yet we haven’t heard much about him out of Rams camp thus far. Brown could reasonably get the start in Week 1 over Akers and Darrell Henderson, who Brown played ahead of last season when Todd Gurley was out. 


Tight End

Eric Ebron, Steelers

No Steelers WR has impressed this offseason, according to most, but Ebron has been seen making plays all over the field. He’s the Steelers’ best red zone threat in any case, and he needs to be owned. 


Ian Thomas, Panthers

Teddy Bridgewater loves a good safety blanket, and Ian Thomas is a fine one in what should be an explosive offense – Well, as explosive as a Bridgewater offense can be. A threat inline and from the slot, Thomas has no competition for reps, so he’ll be involved in virtually every offensive snap. 



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  1. Hey Trashman, I need one for my FLEX (1PPR):
    *Hollywood Brown
    *DeSean Jackson
    *Jonathan Taylor
    *Zach Moss
    *James Robinson

    1. Lots of good options. I think Robinson has the highest floor. If you want upside I’d go djax

  2. Play the song!
    Of course we won’t hear any song because of thIs cockamamie nonsense of no show on Saturdays. Wtf is going on Trashman?
    PS you are so fugly… If ugliness was a crime, you’d get the electric chair.

    1. Fun fact, i was voted best looking in highschool

      1. Haha that must have been one butt ugly school.

        Trashman why is that bald boring douchebag Flowers on in your Guys usual spot Saturday’s?

  3. Post By Nebraskan Assassins

    14 team .5 ppr
    Dropped defense to pick up james Robinson. Now need to drop someone to pickup a defense.
    Bench includes:
    Boston Scott- obviously not dropping with sanders out of my lineup
    James Robinson
    Matt Breida- leaning this way
    Bryan Edwards
    Diontae Johnson
    Laviska Shenault.

    My Rbs are decent Dalvin, Sanders/Scott and Aaron Jones. Wrs not so much Fuller/Hollywood are my starters

    1. I lean Edwards. I like him a lot but i just don’t like the raiders passing offensive that much.

  4. RW nation!!! Week fucking 1!!!

    Team name: Nasdaqing Around

    Rivers or Daniel Jones

    Jonathan Taylor or Marvin Jones?

    Should I go double-Jones??

  5. I hear you Trashman! With Golladay doubtful and Sutton questionable with less than a week since the AC joint sprain, it’s time to roll out Ruggs III and Reagor today.

    However, would love your take on Reagor for Shenault. ROS and upside, I feel like Reagor gets the edge. Your thoughts, Trashman?

    1. Reagor OR* Shenault

    2. I feel like Reagor will be more consistent ros, and he’s got crazy upside as well.
      I’m not certain the jags will be able to use Shenault to the fullest extent.

  6. You rock gentlemen!

  7. Good morning,

    With Golladay doubtful should I start Marvin Jones over Juju or Amari? Thanks

    1. Incognito, I understand the question, and it is a good one, but would not do that if it was my team. Could backfire, but I like your other options better

  8. Post By

    Scott or Melvin? PPR. thanks!

    1. Paul, no bad choices here. Melvin likely the safer play with a similar upside.

  9. Because of the matchups….
    Do I start Chubb or Mostert?! My heart says Chubb, and my brain says Mostert

    1. Omar, I still like Chubb here. He did have a nice game vs Balt last year. I know Hunt wasnt there. If you are getting pulled toward Mostert i get it, but I’m with you Chubb feels like a solid play

  10. Post By

    0.5 PPR Emmanuel Sanders or Rojo?

    1. Rojo

      1. Post By

        Thank you Byron!

  11. Morning! Who should I start, David Montgomery or Chris Thompson in a ppr?

    1. In PPR, I’d still roll Thompson

      1. Thanks man!

  12. .5 ppr

    CeeDee Lamb or Bryan Edwards

    Melvin Gordon or Antonio Gibson

    1. Gordon and probably Edwards

  13. I have Matt Stafford should I drop him for Big Ben this week? Dont really have anyone else to drop

    1. you don’t have a backup TE or something you could drop? I like Ben better this week, but really hate to drop Stafford. If you don’t feel attached to him, it is fine. You want to win this week and Ben is the better play.

  14. Flex spot: Need 1 for ppr league:
    * James White vs MIA
    * DeSean Jackson vs WASH

    1. DJAX always has upside to blow things wide open, but White is definitely safer in PPR, the matchup is great. If you feel like you need to go nuclear to win against a tough opponent, leave in DJAX but White is probably the better process play.

  15. D. Slaton or M. Evans today?? I’m hurting at WR.

    1. I’m completely spooked on Evans. Would look at my next best option in nearly all cases.

  16. White, Djax, or Gibson in ppr? Pick 1 I had CEH go already but I’m a projected 8 pt underdog still my opponent is CMC led. Also Danny Dimes or Burrow?

    Would you play Gibson or Obj? PPR


  17. Post By

    .5 ppr
    Play one of John Brown, Gibson, RoJo, E. sanders. Which one?

  18. Would you drop Kerryon for Devonta? Sounds like he might sign somewhere soon

    1. Beastmode:
      Dropping Kerryon is fine, but I would not do it for Freeman.

  19. Hey trash man. Someone offered me Chubb and Malcom Brown for Ekeler? Should I accept that trade? I have Zeke and Rojo as my other RB’s. It’s a ppr league

    1. Beastmode:

      That is a very fair offer. But especially in PPR I’m sticking with Ekeler. 19 carries is fantastic. The catches should come.

  20. Post By

    I need 20 points out of Engram and Pitt d. Should I pick up Ebron instead of playing Engram?

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