Week 4 Waiver Wire: Mikel LeShoure and RBs Who Will Lead You to Victory
Week 4 of the NFL season is almost here, and that means if you haven't set your rosters yet, it's about time you do.
The running back position has been hit with a ton of injuries, as players such as Matt Forte, Reggie Bush, Fred Jackson, C.J Spiller, Willis McGahee, Ahmad Bradshaw and others have been hurt already this season. People owning these running backs might need to look for replacements, depending on their depth at the position.
With a lot of running backs having been scooped up over the past few weeks, it's hard to find a running back that you know will have a good game.
Here are three running backs that have the best chance at leading you to victory.
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Opponent: Minnesota Vikings
Coming off a two-game suspension, Mikel LeShoure played his first NFL game and didn't disappoint. He rushed for 100 yards and one touchdown with an additional 34 yards receiving. That was good for 19.40 points in NFL fantasy leagues.
LeShoure was quickly snapped up in many leagues but is still available in 15.6 percent of NFL-managed leagues. If he's still available, snap him up as soon as possible. With Matthew Stafford not at 100 percent, LeShoure could have another big game this Sunday.
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Opponent: New England Patriots
While it looks like Fred Jackson could be back, and since C.J. Spiller's injury isn't as bad as it was thought to be, it would still be smart to add Tashard Choice for this week. If you own either Jackson or Spiller, then the previous statement is especially true.
Even if one of them returns, I can't see them receiving the majority of touches after an injury. Choice will get the majority of touches and should be picked up for Week 4.
Afterwards though, all bets are off.
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Opponent: Miami Dolphins
The toe injury that Beanie Wells suffered has landed him on injury reserve. While he is the one designated player that the Arizona Cardinals can take off later in the season, Ryan Williams stands to greatly benefit from Wells' injury.
While Miami's defense isn't exactly a pushover, the 3-0 Cardinals should be able to go to 4-0 against a weaker Dolphins team. Williams will be a big part of that and should be picked up.
He is owned by only 50.8 percent of NFL-managed leagues—it should be easy.