Waiver Wire Week 2: Trendy Players You Need to Avoid

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Waiver Wire Week 2: Trendy Players You Need to Avoid
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Fantasy football's snake oil salesmen are at their most conniving, their most convincing and alluring after Week 1. Fake football nobodies outscored your first-round running back, or your stud receiver. I get it. It stings.

A whole raft of Week 1 fantasy phenoms will be floating around your league's waiver wire this week, appearing so enticing, so irresistible, making you question how many times a guy can give conventional thinking a forearm shiver to the mouth.

I say beware, fellow fantasy freak, because many of these salesmen of fleeting fantasy success should be left in the dungeon on your waiver wire. Turn away, no matter how gorgeous a stat line they posted this week. Be strong. I know you can.

Here are four guys whose snake oil I will not be purchasing this week.

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