Week 17 Waiver Wire: Remaining RB Waiver Wire Wonders
If you're still alive as your league goes into Week 17, then undoubtedly some work will need to be done on the waiver wire. By now, virtually every team has to deal with injuries that sideline their starters, but the good thing is there are still quality free agents to be had.
So, here are four RB's that are largely available that can help you win your league championship.
1. Ryan Grant
No, this isn't a joke. Due to numerous injuries, the Green Bay Packers signed Ryan Grant back to their team and the results so far have been surprisingly good. On Sunday, Grant broke out for 80 yards rushing, 34 yards receiving and two TD's (Per ESPN).
And with the Packers likely to keep using him as the main option, Grant's in for what could be another excellent game in the season finale against Minnesota. Grant likely won't get into the end zone twice like he did against the Titans, but don't be shocked if he puts up double digit points once again.
2. Vick Ballard
Vick Ballard has been solid for his owners all year and is still available in about half the fantasy leagues out there. He's been consistently scoring at or near double digits every week and if you're in need of a flex player for next week, definitely scoop him up.
Ballard isn't going to explode and have a huge game, but you can't ask for much more than a guy with his ability from the waiver wire at this point in the season.
3. Danny Woodhead
If you're in a PPR league and have injuries at RB, Woodhead is the guy that you need to give a serious look. He's always one of those players that's constantly bouncing on and off of the waiver wire, but with strong performances in his last two games, he's totally deserving of being on your team.
Much like Ballard, Woodhead won't give you a 20-point game. He will give you decent rushing and receiving production. Considering that he's gotten into the end zone three times in the last two games, he is a legitimate threat to score in every game he's in.
4. Knowshon Moreno
Knowshon Moreno is a guy that's not as widely available as the other players on this list, but he's still on the waiver wire in a good amount of leagues. Since the injury to Willis McGahee, Moreno has emerged as the go-to back in Denver and he's getting a myriad of touches.
Over the past five games, Moreno hasn't gotten less than 24 touches in any game (Per ESPN). Any player who has the ball in his hands that many times a game has a place on any fantasy team out there. If you're in a league where Moreno is a free agent, pick him up immediately.