Daily Haze: Waiver Wire Thoughts after Week 3

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Daily Haze: Waiver Wire Thoughts after Week 3

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More breakout performances in week3, which will lead to another busy week on the waiver wire. Time to start preparing for the upcoming bye weeks, as well.


Matt Hasselbeck, Titans [311-2-0]
Did not matter that he lost Kenny Britt fairly early in this game, Hasselbeck still put up numbers.

Running Backs

Stevan Ridley, Patriots [7-44; 1-8]
Interesting that Ridley got the majority of work in a close game down the stretch.

Kendall Hunter, 49ers [9-26-1; 2-12]
Bad news for Gore owners that Hunter came in and got a score.

Montario Hardesty, Browns [14-67; 3-19]
One-week wonder candidate, but showed he is a capable replacement for Peyton Hillis.

Wide Receivers

Victor Cruz, Giants [3-110-2]
Surprise of the day in that the Giants were not expected to be able to move the ball through the air against Philly.

Nate Washington, Titans [8-92-1]
Continues to have a solid season, now the No. 1 receiver in Tennessee with Kenny Britt hurt.

Torrey Smith, Ravens [5-152-3]
Rookie had his breakout game of the season.

Tight Ends

Brandon Pettigrew, Lions [11-112]
With Matthew Stafford behind center, there will be passes to go around in this offense every week.

Here are today’s great reads:

  • Seven lightly owned fantasy players you should add to your watch list this week. Of these, I really like what Titus Young has been able to do so far. Had a decent game against the Chiefs but I chalked up his stats to playing in garbage time. Followed it up with a nice day yesterday (Four catches, 51 yards) with the Lions trailing most of the game. [Roto Arcade]
  • Busting the third year wide receiver myth in the fantasy football world. Lengthy read, but worth your while if you are holding onto antiquated fantasy football theories. [The Big Lead]

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