At this point in the season, a lot of fantasy teams are going to be hovering around the .500 mark in their respective leagues. That means that it's time to either step up and make your final playoff push or fall back and miss the postseason.
Most owners are likely dealing with bye weeks and injuries, and a lot are very desperate at this point in time. So, here are four players that are available on the waiver wire that could help you save your season and make your league playoffs.
Danario Alexander might be the most sought after player off the waiver wire for Week 11. In Week 10, he had a monster game, hauling in five catches for 134 yards and a TD (per ESPN). Alexander's looked very sharp and hopefully for those lucky enough to claim him, he'll continue to produce.
Alexander's a bit of a wild card in that he hasn't proven himself over the course of the season, but he's worth the risk. He could very well be a huge impact player for you as the playoffs approach.
Danny Amendola shouldn't necessarily be on the waiver wire, as he's a very viable fantasy threat. However, he was a heavily dropped player after he suffered what was seemingly a very severe shoulder injury.
Now though, Amendola has come back with a vengeance, recording double-digit catches against the 49ers, which is a very tough matchup. Amendola's going to continue to be a Wes Welker-type fantasy player, making him very valuable in PPR leagues. If he's on your waiver wire, get him ASAP.
Golden Tate is a TD-scoring machine right now, with six on the season and three scores in his last two games (per ESPN). He's come up big for his fantasy owners as he always seems to find the end zone as of late. Tate's getting a lot of red zone looks from rookie QB Russell Wilson as well, which helps his value.
Tate's off next week with a bye, which hurts his value somewhat. But if you can afford having your Week 11 pickup sit on your bench for a week, give Tate a serious look; he's a touchdown monster right now and is looking like a great flex option as the season progresses.
Greg Olsen had a terrific game on Sunday, going over 100 yards receiving and catching two TDs. What's even better is seeing Olsen reach double-digit targets after getting nine last week (per ESPN). He and Cam Newton appear to have developed a terrific rapport that should only get better as the season progresses.
Olsen's surprisingly not a heavily owned player right now. So, if you're in need of a TE that can be a legitimate starter as the year goes on, look Olsen's way. He's peaking at just the right time.
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