Greatest Fantasy Week 4 Waiver Pickups: Chuba Hubbard, Zack Moss, Peyton Barber amongst breakout “handcuff” RBs


Each NFL Sunday brings with it a singular set of circumstances. Generally there are a bunch of accidents, resulting in a seemingly countless provide of potential waiver strikes. Different instances, there are minimal accidents and even fewer attention-grabbing breakouts. It is not troublesome to determine what kind of Sunday simply handed after a fast look at our high Week 4 fantasy waiver wire pickups and free agent provides. After all, the largest fantasy soccer information (and potential pickup) occurred earlier within the week when Christian McCaffrey injured his hamstring, opening the door for handcuff Chuba Hubbard to take over. However heading into the 2 remaining prime-time video games on Sunday, we have not added quite a lot of substance to the waiver wire. Zack Moss and Peyton Barber made some waves amongst RBs, whereas Hunter Renfrow, Emmanuel Sanders, DeSean Jackson, Tyler Conklin, and Kendrick Bourne seemingly broke out amongst pass-catchers. General, although, it is wanting way more like a “free agent” week than a “waivers” week.

Even with that mentioned, there are all the time potential depth items so as to add. Our full free agent record has a number of extra attention-grabbing WRs, and TEs (Tim PatrickJames Washington, Pat Freiermuth, Evan Engram, Collin Johnson, A.J. Inexperienced, Christian Kirk), all of whom might proceed to see upticks in targets due to accidents. Sadly, these guys do not profile as roster saviors by any means. They may be Week 4 saviors, although, and taking part in issues every week at a time is rarely a foul transfer in fantasy. That is why we even have loads of Week 4-specific streaming solutions at QB, TE, and D/ST, which may be discovered on the finish of this record

MORE WEEK 4: Full waiver record

Hubbard is certainly value a high waiver declare, although it is potential McCaffrey is barely out every week or two. Nonetheless, after we noticed CMC miss 13 video games due to three completely different accidents final yr (and has now added a fourth completely different ailment), there is no purpose to assume this would be the solely time he misses. Put money into Hubbard now (and regulate Royce Freeman). Apart from that, although, it is robust to spend huge on a large receiver. Moss looks as if the one different man value a waiver declare, and he is in all probability not value a top-five declare given the anomaly that we all know will proceed within the Payments backfield. The identical goes for Barber, as he would not determine to have a lot (any?) worth as soon as Josh Jacobs returns, which might be as quickly as subsequent week.

Quarterback | Operating again | Huge receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Prime fantasy soccer waiver wire pickups for Week 4

Until in any other case famous, solely gamers owned in fewer than 50 % of Yahoo leagues thought-about.

Chuba Hubbard, RB, Panthers. With Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) more likely to miss at the very least the following sport or two, Hubbard out of the blue turns into a possible RB2. It took him some time to get going after changing McCaffrey on Thursday, however he did effectively as Carolina’s nearer, ending with 52 dashing yards on 11 carries and including one other 27 receiving yards on three catches (5 targets). As we noticed final yr when Mike Davis crammed in for McCaffrey, the Panthers will not change their offense a lot even with a backup RB within the lineup. They’re going to nonetheless throw typically to Hubbard, so he ought to have loads of worth in each commonplace and PPR leagues. Royce Freeman may also be concerned, however anticipate Hubbard to deal with the majority of the touches in opposition to the Cowboys subsequent week and probably the Eagles the week after.

Emmanuel Sanders, WR, Payments. Stefon Diggs goes to be a continuing, however there will probably be a special No. 2 receiver in Buffalo each week. It was Sanders’ flip in Week 3, as he caught 5 passes on six targets for 94 yards and two TDs. Sanders noticed 14 targets within the first two weeks, so though he caught simply six for 100 yards, he appeared attributable to escape finally. Can he be constant? He is taking part in a barely larger snap share than Cole Beasley and a considerably larger one than Gabriel Davis, in order that’s a plus. He is additionally clearly proficient and in sync with Josh Allen, in order that bodes effectively for him, too. General, he is value proudly owning and in play as a WR3 most weeks.

MORE WEEK 4: Full waiver record

Zack Moss, RB, Payments. We had our doubts about Moss after his Week 1 scratch and his late-game stat-padding in Week 2, however he appeared each bit Devin Singletary’s equal in Week 3. Moss had two extra carries (13) and 34 extra dashing yards (60) than Singletary, and he even had two extra catches (3) and yet another goal (3) than Singletary. All advised, Moss had 91 complete yards and a TD. We all know the Payments combine up their RB utilization on a regular basis, so we’re not assured Moss will proceed seeing this kind of workload, however on the very least, he must be owned in additional than 53 % of Yahoo leagues. Upcoming video games in opposition to Houston and Kansas Metropolis might yield huge outcomes with even 12 touches.

Quarterback | Operating again | Huge receiver | Tight finish | D/ST | Kicker

Hunter Renfrow, WR, Raiders. Renfrow may be greater than only a “PPR receiver.” Sure, he is extra precious in that format, however with 9, seven, and 6 targets, respectively, to date this season, he is clearly an enormous a part of Vegas’ offense. He had his greatest sport of the season in Week 3, catching 5 passes for 77 yards and a rating. Darren Waller will all the time get his targets, and Henry Ruggs III has the next ceiling in any given sport, however Renfrow has changed into Mr. Safety Blanket for Derek Carr, and that does not determine to vary any time quickly. He is in play as a WR3 subsequent week in opposition to the Chargers.

DeSean Jackson, WR, Rams. Chances are high, this was only a random D-Jax blowup week, however given how sharp the Rams’ offense has appeared, he is value mentioning. The oft-injured speedster caught three-of-five targets for 120 yards and a TD in opposition to the Bucs, displaying he nonetheless has monster upside any given week. Cooper Kupp is clearly Matthew Stafford’s favourite goal, however with Robert Woods struggling to get going and Van Jefferson not breaking out, Jackson is value having round as a boom-or-bust streamer, particularly the following two weeks in what might be shootouts in opposition to Arizona and Seattle.

For extra waiver/free agent solutions, together with further QB, RB, and WR breakouts and potential streamers, try our full Week 4 record.


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