Week 13 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings & NFL Injury Report

Pat Mayo and Chris Meaney recap Week 12, discuss Mayo’s Week 13 Waiver Wire Rankings, and update you on the most significant 2018 Fantasy Football injuries and news from the NFL.

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2018 Week 13 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in leagues
  • Will be updated following MNF
  • PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis on Monday morning show
  • Bye Weeks: NONE


2018 Week 13 Waiver Wire Rankings: Running Back

1. Austin Ekeler
2. Gus Edwards
3. Carlos Hyde
4. Spencer Ware
5. Gio Bernard
6. Malcolm Brown
7. Chase Edmonds
8. Ito Smith
9. Latavius Murray
10. Nyheim Hines
11. T.J. Yeldon
12. Rex Burkhead
13. Elijah McGuire
14. Frank Gore
15. Jalen Richard
16. LeGarrette Blount
17. Jordan Wilkins
18. Royce Freeman
19. Justin Jackson
20. Jeff Wilson Jr.
21. Mike Davis
22. Jamaal Williams
23. Corey Clement


2018 Week 13 Waiver Wire Rankings: Wide Receiver

1. D.J. Moore
2. Adam Humphries
3. Josh Reynolds
4. Tre’Quan Smith
5. Tyrell Williams
6. Courtland Sutton
7. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
8. Marcell Ateman
9. Chris Godwin
10. Anthony Miller
11. Mohamed Sanu
12. Dede Westbrook
13. Josh Doctson
14. John Ross
15. David Moore
16. Keke Coutee
17. Mike Williams
18. Antonio Callaway
19. Equanimeous St. Brown
20. Donte Moncrief
21. Bruce Ellington
22. Christian Kirk
23. Taylor Gabriel
24. DeVante Parker
25. Jermaine Kearse
26. Trey Quinn
27. Dontrelle Inman
28. Cole Beasley


2018 Week 13 Waiver Wire Rankings: Tight End

1. Cameron Brate
2. Chris Herndon
3. Kyle Rudolph
4. Dan Arnold
5. Vance McDonald
6. Matt LaCosse
7 C.J. Uzomah
8. Jonnu Smith
9. Ricky Seals-Jones
10. Vernon Davis
11. Ben Watson
12. Antonio Gates
13. Michael Roberts
14. Jesse James
15. Jordan Thomas


2018 Week 13 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

1. Jameis Winston vs CAR
2. Lamar Jackson at ATL
3. Dak Prescott vs NO
4. Matt Stafford vs LAR
5. Case Keenum at CIN
6. Marcus Mariota vs NYJ
7. Colt McCoy at PHI
8. Derek Carr vs KC
9. Josh Allen at MIA

2018 Fantasy Playoff Pickups: QB Week 14-16

1. Dak Prescott (vs PHI/at IND/vs TB)
2. Lamar Jackson (at KC/vs TB/at LAC)
3. Case Keenum (at SF/ vs CLE/ at OAK)
4. Josh Rosen (vs DET/at ATL/ vs LAR)
5. Josh Allen (vs NYJ/vs DET/at NE)


2018 Week 13 Waiver Wire Rankings: DST Streams

1. DEN at CIN
2. BUF at MIA
3. TEN vs NYJ
4. NO at DAL
5. CAR at TB
6. GB vs ARZ
7. SEA vs SF
8. KC at OAK
9. IND at JAX

2018 Fantasy Playoff Pickups: DST Week 14-16

1. DEN (at SF/ vs CLE/ at OAK)
2. DET (at ARZ/at BUF/vs MIN)
3. BUF (vs NYJ/vs DET/at NE)
4. TEN (vs JAX/at NYG/vs WSH)
5. LAC (vs CIN/at KC/vs BAL)
6. BAL (at KC/vs TB/at LAC)


2018 Fantasy Football: Week 13 Injury Report

RB

  • Melvin Gordon (knee) — Exited game; expected to miss multiple weeks
  • Kenyan Drake (shoulder) — Returned to game; questionable for Week 13
  • Leonard Fournette (throwin bows) — Suspended one game; may appeal
  • Marlon Mack (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13
  • Rex Burkhead (neck) — Activated from IR; eligible to play Week 13
  • Kerryon Johnson (knee) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Chris Thompson (ribs) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Alex Collins (foot) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Darren Sproles (hamstring) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Ronald Jones (hamstring) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13

WR

  • Marvin Jones (knee)— Placed on IR; out for the season
  • A.J. Green (foot) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Keke Coutee (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13
  • DeSean Jackson (thumb) — Visiting hand specialist Tuesday
  • Randall Cobb (hamstring) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Tre’Quan Smith (foot) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Devin Funchess (knee) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Jamison Crowder (ankle) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Chad Williams (ankle) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Equanimeous St. Brown (elbow) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13
  • DJ Chark (quad) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Pierre Garcon (knee) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Marquise Goodwin (personal) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Sammy Watkins (foot) — Bye Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Taywan Taylor (foot) — Will miss Week 12; questionable for Week 13

QB

  • Andy Dalton (thumb) — Placed on IR; out for the season
  • Samchez (TOO TRIGGERED) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Joe Flacco (hip) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Mitch Trubisky (shoulder) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Blake Bortles (awfulness) — Benched for Cody Kessler

TE

  • Evan Engram (hamstring) — Hurt in warmups, did not play; questionable for Week 13
  • Charles Clay (hamstring) — Missed Week 12; questionable for Week 13
  • Jeff Heuerman (rib/lung)— Placed on IR; out for the season
  • Jack Doyle (kidney)— Placed on IR; out for the season

OL

  • Redskins LT Trent Williams (ribs) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13
  • Dolphins C Travis Swanson (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13
  • Buccaneers T Demar Dotson (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13
  • Jaguars Andrew Norwell (ankle) — Placed on IR; out for the season
  • Bills G John Miller (abdomen) — Exited game; questionable for Week 13


2018 Week 12 Running Back Snap Shares

NOTE: Sometimes there is more than one RB on the field at the same time OR none. Hence why each team’s snap share doesn’t add up to 100%

snaps column


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