Daily Haze: Week 6 Waiver Wire Adds

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Daily Haze: Week 6 Waiver Wire Adds

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More twists and turns in the fantasy football world in Week 5 leads to a number of fresh faces worthy of waiver wire consideration this week. There is a familiar name, however, at the top of the quarterbacks list.


Tim Tebow, Broncos [79-1; 6-38-1]
Comes in at halftime, scores two touchdowns. Should be picked up in almost all formats this week.

Alex Smith, 49ers [170-3]
Good bye week starter for fantasy teams at this point.

Matt Cassel, Chiefs [257-4]
Probably got cut by an owner early in the year, starting to turn the corner a little bit.

Andy Dalton, Bengals [179-2-1]
Rookie quarterbacks are getting it done this year. Dalton is playing well.

Curtis Painter, Colts [277-2]
Painter was decent on Monday Night Football last week and good against KC yesterday.

Running Backs

Delone Carter, Colts [12-22-1; 2-12]
Joseph Addai got hurt — who saw that coming?!? — and now Carter gets his shot. Scored a TD in relief.

Jackie Battle, Chiefs [19-119; 2-21]
Came out of nowhere to take over as the featured back in KC, could be a nice matchup play.

Wide Receivers

Darrius Heyward-Bey, Raiders [7-99-1]
He did it two weeks in a row, so now fantasy owners should take notice. Hard to trust any WRs in Oakland, though.

Damian Williams, Titans [6-66-1]
Perhaps Williams is going to step up and get the Kenny Britt targets in this offense.

Steve Breaston, Chiefs [4-50-2]
I had him in a starting lineup but changed my mind at the last minute for Antonio Brown. FAIL.

Doug Baldwin, Seahawks [8-136-1]
Was quietly having a nice season, now not so quiet. Breakout game for Baldwin, probably won’t do anything like this again in 2011.

Tight Ends

Jake Ballard, Giants [3-72-1]
Eli Manning has liked throwing to tight ends in the past, Ballard the current recipient.

Here are today’s great reads:

  • More on Tim Tebow’s near-miracle comeback on Sunday against San Diego. To me it seemed like the coaches put him in yesterday thinking he would fail. The fans wanted Kyle Orton out and Tebow in the game. How are they going to handle it now that Tebow was able to electrify the Broncos? [Shutdown Corner]

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