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It’s often easy to find yourself overwhelmed each week as you look at the waiver wire, wondering which player — or players, mind you — you should be adding to your fantasy football roster and spending your precious FAAB money on. All I hope with this article is that I can help you step away from the crippling panic you may find yourself in (as someone who lost in all his leagues this week, I am 100% in the crippling panic state), and offer some clarity as to who deserves your FAAB money and attention this week on waivers.
Here are my top five waiver prioritize, in order, along with what percentage of your FAAB I think you should be directing towards them (percent rostered in Yahoo leagues, under 75% rostered).
1. Nyheim Hines (21% rostered, 25% of FAAB budget)
Hines will likely be atop everyone’s waiver priority list this week and for good reason. With Marlon Mack out for the season, the Colts backfield is now just rookie Jonathan Taylor and Hines. Taylor will be the starting back, but Hines’ role as the Colts primary pass-catching back offers plenty of value, especially with Philip Rivers under center. Rivers’ talent for check-downs turned Austin Ekeler …
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