Daily Haze: Early Week 11 Waiver Wire Thoughts
Injuries paved the way for several back-ups to take center stage during week 10 of the NFL season. After a few slow weeks on the waiver wire, this week figures to be very active across all fantasy leagues.
Whenever a running back emerges onto the scene, fantasy owners scramble to the wire in an effort to collect the services of said running back. But when at least six mostly-unowned running backs hit the open market? Fantasy feeding frenzy.
More on the injuries in today's Monday Morning Rehab —check back in a couple hours for that—but here are several of the names which figure to be popular among owners this week:
Jason Snelling, RB, Falcons [61-1; 3-32]
Bernard Scott, RB, Bengals [33; 1-21]
Reggie Bush, RB, Saints [83-1; 2-15-1]
Donnie Avery, WR, Rams [4-67-2]
Ladell Betts, RB, Redskins [114-1; 1-6]
Jamaal Charles, RB, Chiefs [103-1; 4-14]
Justin Forsett, RB, Seahawks [123-1; 5-26]
If you are in a dynasty or deep keeper league, consider this name: Brandon Gibson, WR, Rams. Gibson took advantage of a banged-up New Orleans secondary to the tune of seven catches for 93 yards.
With Keenan Burton out and Laurent Robinson sidelined for the season, Gibson picked up the slack opposite Donnie Avery. He could continue to see an expanded role in this offense going forward.
Here are today's great reads:
Maurice Jones-Drew pulled a Brian Westbrook yesterday, apologized to fantasy owners after the game. [Shutdown Corner]
If you stayed up late last night to watch the Colts-Patriots game last night, you were not disappointed. Great, great football game. [Roto Arcade]
After getting injured yesterday, both Kyle Orton and Julius Jones have found their way off fantasy rosters for the time being. [Bruno Boys]
The good and the bad from the weekend of fantasy football. Several big-name players had a very quiet Sunday for fantasy owners [Pancake Blocks]
Speaking of the bad, where in the world was Vincent Jackson yesterday against the Eagles? And he was not the only fantasy wide receiver to disappear yesterday. [FanHouse]
Assessing the injury toll from week 10 . Check back in a couple hours for the Monday Morning Rehab for more injury news and analysis. [CBSSports.com]
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