Let’s face it, your fantasy football team after Week 1 is sure to stink, so you better be fast to the waiver wire. OK, so that statement may not be totally accurate, but still, the rush to get to the wire after the first weekend of football is essential if you want to improve your team.
While Julius Thomas of the Broncos made a name for himself on Thursday night with five receptions for 110 yards and two touchdowns, he has already played and the sharks are already circling around him in many fantasy leagues.
No, this exercise is about predicting who the next waiver wire gem will be before they play their first game. With that said, here are five (ranked in order of fantasy relevance) vastly underowned players who may be targeted off the waiver after Week 1.