Week 1 Waiver Wire: Top Pickups and Drops

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Week 1 Waiver Wire: Top Pickups and Drops
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Jonathan Stewart (ankle) is one of those rare players you might have drafted that you can immediately cut.

Being a fantasy jerk is bad enough; being a knee-jerk owner in fantasy is even worse. You likely have just finished drafting your team, and now you're ready to replace the players you picked for ones no one wanted.

Sounds like a great strategy—not really.

Still, there might be some moves to make before you set your Week 1 lineup, and we outline the best options out there on the waiver wire. This week, we pick ESPN's ownership data as the guinea pig for our research.

Most jerks—err, we mean fickle fantasy owners who like to make rash decisions—tend to play on a free site with shallow 10-team leagues like ESPN.

After consuming my comprehensive Early Advice Heading into Week 1, here are the top pickups and drops before Thursday night's season opener between the Denver Broncos and Baltimore Ravens in a six-part slideshow. Now you can join the knee-jerk herd.

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