Last week was an exceptional week for waiver wire pickups. Week 11 has some good gamers to make use of FAAB {dollars} on (Brian Hill, Darius Slayton, J.D. McKissic, and many others), however they don’t seem to be superstars. We know the accidents are coming, so we do not wish to spend an excessive amount of of our FAAB funds on gamers who may need a big effect. We’ll be conservative with our projections as we wait another week earlier than going all-in on waiver pickups forward of the playoffs and now we have to look at extra gamers nearly by default.

Let’s get to this week’s gamers value a couple of {dollars} in your fantasy leagues.

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Week 11 Fantasy Football FAAB targets: Quarterback

Ryan Tannehill (TEN); FAAB Bid: 7-8%: Tannehill is unusually giving himself an honest flooring on a weekly foundation. It’s laborious to imagine it’s sustainable, however right here we’re for the fourth straight week that he’s delivered not less than 18 factors in four-point per passing landing leagues. The passing quantity will fluctuate, however surprisingly he threw it simply 19 instances in a aggressive sport in opposition to the Chiefs. He’s on bye subsequent week, however he’s value including now with 9 whole touchdowns in his previous 4 video games. The schedule isn’t horrible, and he’s persevering with to place up first rate numbers in opposition to the expectations of many, together with yours actually.

Nick Foles (JAC); FAAB Bid: 7-8%: It was introduced final week that Foles be the Jaguars beginning QB upon his Week 11 return from Injured Reserve. Gardner Minshew did an honest sufficient job however regarded terrible in Jacksonville’s final sport in London. Not to say, the Jaguars paid Foles some huge cash within the offseason, so the Jaguars need him to be their starter. Foles could need to shake off a bit of rust, however the Jags are 4-5 and have an outdoor shot of constructing the playoffs. The upcoming schedule for Jacksonville could be very pleasant for fantasy house owners. Through Week 16 Jacksonville will face Indianapolis, Tennessee, Tampa Bay, the Chargers, Oakland and Atlanta. Four of these six video games are on the street, so it’s quite a lot of journey, however these might all be video games the place Foles places up first rate numbers.

Sam Darnold (NYJ); FAAB Bid: 6%: It occurred. It lastly occurred. Weeks of touting and defending Darnold have lastly been justified. In four-point per passing landing leagues, Darnold bought you 21 factors this previous Sunday. But a piece of that got here on a two-yard landing run, which you’ll’t at all times plan for with him. In 4 of his previous 5 begins he’s thrown 32 or fewer passes, which isn’t a promising quantity. But the schedule is fairly good for the subsequent 4 weeks (Redskins, Raiders, Bengals, Dolphins), so issues might get higher in opposition to some cupcake secondaries. The magic most likely runs out in Weeks 15 and 16 when he goes up in opposition to the Ravens and Steelers, however within the short-term he’s playable as a bye-week fill-in or in Superflex codecs.

WEEK 11 NON-PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running again | Wide receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Week 11 Fantasy Football FAAB targets: RB

Brian Hill (ATL); FAAB Bid: 10-13%: If the foot harm to Devonta Freeman is extreme, then Hill will get an enormous bump. Ito Smith is on IR with a concussion, so all it might take is a severe harm to Freeman for Hill to be a scorching commodity on waivers. Once Freeman left the sport, Hill rushed for 61 yards on 20 carries and scored a landing on a 10-yard reception. The quantity in speeding makes an attempt was largely as a result of truth the Falcons had been up massive late within the sport and simply needed to burn the clock. After dealing with the Panthers in Week 11, Hill has some powerful matchups developing in opposition to defenses which might be fairly good in opposition to the run, however the workload alone would make Hill a pretty waiver choice. At worst, he could possibly be value stashing. and if you happen to’re a Freeman proprietor, you might must pay a bit of extra for his handcuff.

Peyton Barber (TB); FAAB Bid: 7-8%: We’ve seen this story a number of instances this 12 months from Tampa Bay. Ronald Jones II remains to be the lead working again on this backfield, however Barber shouldn’t be utterly forgotten about as we noticed on Sunday. Both Barber and Jones discovered the top zone and carried the ball 11 instances. Barber really rushed for extra yards, however neither actually lit up the stat sheet on the bottom. This is a troublesome backfield to learn, however the normal consensus is that Jones will nonetheless get extra of the work total, however Barber is value a stash on the off likelihood one thing occurs to Jones. The offense is discovering its groove within the second half of the season, and the Bucs’ backfield will proceed to be irritating at instances, however Barber is value rostering going ahead.

J.D. McKissic (DET); FAAB Bid: 7-8%: Well, a lot for what was spent on Ty Johnson. I’d nonetheless like to see the Lions give him an precise shot at a bigger workload, however they simply don’t have the religion in him (and now he’s in concussion protocol). Personally, I don’t have a lot religion in McKissic, however he’s by no means actually been given an opportunity to be “the guy” with both the Seahawks or Lions. He led the staff in touches this final week, though he didn’t do a lot with the workload. He completed with 16 whole touches for 55 whole yards. The upside lies in PPR codecs the place six of his touches had been receptions. The Lions had been with out Matthew Stafford (again) on Sunday, and the struggles on offense had been obvious. The Lions traditionally wrestle to run the ball. But based mostly on the workload we’ve seen these days, McKissic is value stashing in deeper leagues particularly with Johnson’s harm.

Derrius Guice (WSH); FAAB Bid: 5-6%: Guice must be able to return this week in opposition to the Jets. He flashed some expertise within the preseason, however he’s been coping with severe accidents for a majority of his younger profession. The accidents could have precipitated folks to bitter on Guice a bit, however he’s nonetheless a gifted working again if he can keep on the sphere. He gained’t utterly take the ball away from Adrian Peterson instantly, however the Redskins haven’t had a lot of a possibility to see what they’ve with him so there’s an opportunity they wish to get him going with out risking harm.  But that’s a little bit of a problem in skilled soccer.

WEEK 11 PPR RANKINGS: Running again | Wide receiver | Tight finish

Week 11 Fantasy Football FAAB targets: WR

Darius Slayton (NYG); FAAB Bid: 12%: Slayton broke out with a monster sport this previous Sunday in opposition to the Jets. He led all Giants pass-catchers in targets by a large margin with 14. The subsequent closest was Golden Tate with eight. Overall, Slayton completed with 10 catches for 121 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He now has 4 touchdowns in his previous three video games. The draw back is that the Giants are on bye subsequent week, and after they return they play the Bears. But Slayton’s schedule within the fantasy playoffs is shaping as much as be fairly promising with the Eagles, Dolphins, and Redskins on faucet in Weeks 14-16. No must go too loopy with the bid — it’s only one sport and he will not be productive for a couple of weeks.

James Washington (PIT); FAAB Bid: 6-7%: Washington has strung collectively back-to-back strong performances on the proper time. He’s caught 10 of his previous 11 targets for 159 yards and a landing, and that included a 90-yard outing this previous Sunday in opposition to the Rams. Over the course of his subsequent 4 video games he’ll face the Browns (twice), Bengals, and Cardinals. Those secondaries don’t precisely strike worry of their opponents, so Washington turns into an honest FLEX play in 12-team leagues. The Steelers will even try to get JuJu Smith-Schuster going, but when Washington can proceed to get six or seven targets, he might flip them into first rate manufacturing.

Hunter Renfrow (OAK); FAAB Bid: 5%: The yardage has been minimal for Renfrow, however he’s been getting extra offensive snaps, he’s working extra routes, and also you simply get the sense there’s a want to get him extra concerned. Tyrell Williams and Darren Waller have needed to play second fiddle to the working sport, however Renfrow has flashed some promise. He has two touchdowns in his previous three video games, with not less than 4 receptions in every contest. That could not sound like loads, however he has dependable palms, and he’s fairly elusive. He’s out there in most leagues, however no must go loopy with the FAAB bid if Slayton can be on the market.

Week 11 Fantasy Football FAAB targets: Tight End

O.J. Howard (TB); FAAB Bid: 8-10%: I’m hesitant to counsel going as much as 10 p.c of your FAAB for Howard as a result of he’s had only one good sport (which got here this previous Sunday), and even in that contest he completed with simply 47 yards. But he did see seven targets, and he discovered the top zone for the primary time this 12 months. The tight finish place has turn out to be extra of a “flavor of the week” place to fill, and provided that fantasy soccer is a extremely reactionary sport, we’ll give him some love. He got here into this season with excessive expectations however rapidly fell out of favor with the teaching workers. Perhaps he’s getting again of their good graces? Hopefully this can be a signal of issues to return.

Kyle Rudolph (MIN); FAAB Bid: 5%: It’s not the sexiest decide, except you’re into tattoos, however Rudolph has been productive in deeper league codecs. He now has scored in three of his previous 4 video games (with two touchdowns Sunday night time) as he’s taken benefit of Adam Thielen (hamstring) being injured. The targets aren’t noteworthy, nor are the catch totals, however he’s getting checked out when the Vikings are closing in on the top zone. This is a pattern, and a participant, value keeping track of in Minnesota. He hasn’t had many related fantasy seasons of late, however you might do worse at this place.

Week 11 Fantasy Football FAAB targets: D/ST

Oakland Raiders: The Raiders are a fantastic streaming choice this week in opposition to the Bengals. It’s a house sport (their third straight) and so they’re excessive off an enormous division win in opposition to the Chargers final Thursday night time. With Ryan Finley below middle for the Bengals, there’s little optimism for Cincinnati. Are the Raiders a fantastic protection? No, and it sucks that Karl Joseph is on IR. Regardless, this can be a prime matchup for a streaking staff in opposition to one of many worst offenses within the league. The Jets and Redskins play one another and each make for potential streamer pickups, as properly.

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