Championships are built on them.
Sometimes the most important members on a team are the supporting cast. You know them, the ones who take the last roster spot, who get called in as an emergency fill-in because of injuries, the ones who were signed just for depth. Sometimes, when those few get a chance to shine, they can provide a boost that can make a good team a great team and even lift them to the top of the mountain.
Just as the rule applies on the field, the same thing applies in fantasy football.
The most successful owners are the ones who scour the free-agent and waiver wires every week, looking for hidden treasures among the endless dunes of backups. How many owners were able to claim bragging rights over their friends because they picked up Sidney Rice or Mike Sims-Walker early last season.
With Week 11 looming, there's still time to find the treasures that can save a season.
Here are 20 under the radar picks that could make a difference this week.