Best Fantasy Week 6 Waiver Pickups: Chase Claypool breaks out, Dalvin Cook injury opens door for handcuff Alexander Mattison

The best 7 days 6 fantasy waiver wire pickups and absolutely free agent adds present a vintage fantastic information/poor information predicament. The fantastic is that there have been extremely few serious injuries this week to RBs and WRs the poor is that usually means there aren’t many backups or handcuffs ticketed for more taking part in time. (Update: We spoke also soon. Dalvin Cook dinner suffered a groin injuries Sunday evening, and even though he returned for a play, he could regress in the course of the week, opening the doorway for handcuff Alexander Mattison.) That usually means we are relying on young, breakout WRs like Chase ClaypoolHenry Ruggs, and Travis Fulgham to carry the day, and luckily that trio all went around 100 yards and scored, with Claypool possessing the fantasy performance of the period with 4 touchdowns.

There was one particular massive injuries on Sunday, as Dak Prescott suffered a serious ankle injuries that will definitely continue to keep him out for the relaxation of the period. His substitution, Andy Dalton, will make our entire absolutely free agent checklist, which als features quite a few more receivers truly worth stashing (Laviska ShenaultBrandin CooksPreston Williams, Keelan Cole, Christian Kirk), as very well as some of last week’s breakouts who are however also frivolously owned (Damien HarrisJustin JacksonTim Patrick). We also have QB, TE, and D/ST streamer tips if you might be worrying about bye months, injuries, or more shock postponements. You can obtain the streamer tips at the close of this checklist. If you’ve a short while ago break up with your kicker since of irreconcilable differences and you might be seeking for a scorching new set of legs to hook up with, you can test out our 7 days 6 kicker rankings.

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Even right after Claypool’s monster performance, it can be tough to say if he is truly worth utilizing a high waiver claim on. If Diontae Johnson (again) is projected to pass up time, that would boost Claypool’s charm, but if not, he is however a rookie wide receiver who clearly just had his best sport of the period. The Steelers have two other high-target wideouts and almost never toss downfield, so Claypool’s upside is really huge-play dependent. Unless you actually need WR support (or you had Prescott and will need a setting up QB), you might be much better off preserving your high waiver claim for a huge RB injuries. Prospects are, Claypool will be claimed, though, so it may possibly choose a high one particular to get him if you actually want him. Ruggs and possibly Shenault, relying on Chark’s standing, could also be truly worth reduced promises, but until any of last week’s holdovers (specially Harris and Phillip Lindsay) are accessible, this is possibly a week to conserve your claim and go up the waivers purchase. (Update: Mattison is truly worth utilizing a best waiver claim on if Cook dinner misses time.)

7 days 6 Conventional RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Managing again | Extensive receiver | Limited close | D/ST | Kicker

Major fantasy soccer waiver wire pickups for 7 days 6

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Alexander Mattison, RB, Vikings. Dalvin Cook dinner seemed like he suffered a serious groin injuries early in the 2nd fifty percent from Seattle, but the All-Planet again returned for a play before sitting out the relaxation of the sport. Mattison ran wild in his position, racking up 112 yards on 20 carries. It’s unclear if Cook dinner will pass up 7 days 6 (or beyond), but there is certainly a fantastic chance Mattison will have value no matter. If Cook dinner is out, Mattison will be a will have to-begin from the Falcons.

7 days 6 PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Managing again | Extensive receiver | Tight close | D/ST | Kicker

Chase Claypool, WR, Steelers. Claypool was on fantasy radars right after catching a prolonged touchdown in 7 days two, but a lot of will believe he is ascended to will have to-begin standing right after his 4-TD outburst in 7 days five. We would not go that much, but Claypool is absolutely sure to be the best pickup of the week right after hauling in 7-of-11 targets for a hundred and ten yards and a few scores though incorporating a different 6 yards and a TD on a few carries. Claypool was without doubt aided by Diontae Johnson (again) exiting early, but possibly way, it can be tough to imagine the Steelers not utilizing him more going ahead. With elite athleticism and fantastic velocity, Claypool is the Steelers’ best downfield danger, and they’ve proven a willingness to use him on at least a pair gadget plays just about every sport. For fantasy functions, it doesn’t harm that Pittsburgh is previously as a result of its bye, and matchups from Cleveland, Tennessee, and Dallas in a few of the up coming 4 months glance fantastic, also.

Henry Ruggs, WR, Raiders. Ruggs caught just two passes (a few targets) from the Chiefs in 7 days five, but both equally have been stunning plays, one particular of which went for a 72-lawn touchdown. Probably the greatest information is that Ruggs, who’s dealt with knee and hamstring injuries this yr, built it as a result of the sport in one particular piece. The explosive rookie is not likely to be dependable, but right after Vegas’s 7 days 6 bye, he’ll have solid matchups from the Bucs, Browns, Chargers, Broncos, Chiefs, Falcons, and Jets. Seize him now.

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Travis Fulgham, WR, Eagles. We weren’t absolutely sure what to make of Fulgham right after he caught two-of-a few targets for 57 yards and a TD in 7 days 4, but he seems legit right after hauling in 10-of-thirteen seems for 152 yards and a score in 7 days five from Pittsburgh. The 6-two, 215-pound journeyman is no absolutely sure issue to keep on acquiring taking part in time with DeSean Jackson (hamstring) and Alshon Jeffery (foot) because of again soon, but provided the respective injuries histories of both equally gamers (and relative ineffectiveness around the earlier few seasons), Fulgham is however truly worth stashing. Just after a tough matchup from Baltimore up coming week, Philadelphia has the Cowboys, Giants, bye, Giants, Browns, and Seahawks.

Andy Dalton, QB, Cowboys. Dak Prescott’s period-ending ankle injuries pushes Dalton into a setting up part, and the veteran is more than able of placing up solid stats provided his supporting cast. Dalton led the Cowboys on a sport-winning fourth-quarter drive, completing 9-fo-11 passes for 111 yards on the sport. Going ahead, he has a few straight netural-to-favorable matchups (vs. Cardinals, @ Washington, @ Eagles), so it can be not a poor plan to stash him in circumstance he actually can take off.

For additional waiver/absolutely free agent tips, including more breakouts and potential streamers, test out our entire 7 days 6 list.