Utilizing the waiver wire in fantasy football can be a tricky proposition. There is a fine line between picking up a one-week wonder and starting him in lieu of someone that has a more impressive body of work but has struggled for the past couple weeks.
Those expecting Kevin Ogletree to all of a sudden be a viable WR2 option following his breakout performance were aghast when he struggled over the course of the last three games. Well, most could have told you that was going to happen.
Today's article is going to focus on 15 of the hottest waiver-wire pickups heading into the fifth week of the NFL season.
Proceed with caution, though; some of these individuals may end up tanking the minute you pick them up, while others will excel beyond any previously set expectations...looking at you, Brian Hartline.