WAIVER WIRE WEEK 6
Rolling into Week 6, we are starting to see more consistent play and how players are being used more in the game schemes. More importantly, we are seeing more attention being paid in plays where any strong helmet hit is being closely looked at. As a result, more players missing from concussion protocol will call for managers to be watching the Waiver Wire Week 6 closer.
Remember, this article contains players rostered in 30% or less in total leagues. Ownership data is coming from ESPN.com Fantasy Football.
JACOBY BRISSETT (CLE) – 4.0% -VS. NE
Jacoby Brissett kept up his reaonable form, ending on 21/34 for 230 yards, 1 touchdown and 1 interception. He had 3 rush attempts for 32 yards and 0 touchdowns, with a final fantasy total of 14.4 FPTS. Week 6 has the New England Patriots coming to Cleveland. The Patriots are giving up 22.9 FPTS to the quarterback position.
ZACH WILSON (NYJ) – 14.4% – @GB
Zach Wilson was 14/21 for 210 yards, 0 touchdowns and 1 interception. He had 4 rush attempts for 2 yards, including a ballsy touchdown dive, finishing the day with 14.6 FPTS. Week 6 has them traveling to Green Bay to face the Packers. The Packers are giving up 15.9 FPTS to the quarterback position.
MIKE BOONE (DEN) – 26.9% – @LAC
Mike Boone was chosen as the backup in the Thursday night game, and rushed 7 times for 38 yards, 0 touchdowns. He also had 3 receptions for 47 yards, finishing the day with 11.5 FPTS. Week 6 has him traveling to the Los Angeles Chargers. The Chargers are giving up 36.1 FPTS to the running back position.
RACHAAD WHITE (TB) – 23.9% – @PIT
Rachaad White has seen steady involvement in the last two matches, and Week 5 saw 5 rushes for 14 yards. He also had 3 receptions for 28 yards, finishing the day with 7.2 FPTS. Week 6 has him traveling to Pittsburgh to face the Steelers. The Steelers are giving up 25.8 FPTS to the running back position.
ALEC PIERCE (IND) – 8.6% – VS – JAX
Alec Pierce had 8 receptions for 81 yards, and was the highlight of a dull Thursday Night game. He ended up with 16.1 FPTS. Week 6 he faces the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jaguars are giving up 30.4 FPTS to the wide receiver position.
RANDALL COBB (GB) – 3.4% – VS – NYJ
Randall Cobb was Ol’ Reliable for Aaron Rodgers in the London game, finishing with 7 receptions for 99 yards for 16.9 FPTS. Week 6 he faces the New York Jets. The Jets are giving up 32.7 FPTS to the wide receiver position.
DANIEL BELLINGER (NYG) – 0.6%- VS.BAL
Daniel Bellinger had 2 receptions for 22 yards. But he did benefit from a fancy Giants razzle dazzle play in the London game, rushing 1 time for 2 yards and a touchdown, finishing the day with 10.4 FPTS. Week 6 he will face the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens are giving up 8.5 FPTS to the tight end position.
CHASE MCLAUGHLIN (IND) – 1.1% – VS.JAX
Chase Mclaughlin went 4/4 for 17 FPTS against the Denver Broncos on Thursday night. He faces the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 6. The Jaguars are giving up 5.5 FPTS to the kicker position.
PATRIOTS (NE) – 13.5% – @CLE
The Patriots had a brilliant showing against the Lions, with a Kyle Dugger touchdown, 1 interception, 1 fumble recovery, and 2 sacks for 17 FPTS in week 5. Week 6 had them traveling to Cleveland where they were giving up 3 FPTS to the DST position.
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