2018 Fantasy Football — Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings and NFL Injuries

2018 Fantasy Football — Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings and NFL Injuries

Pat Mayo and Tim Anderson recap Week 5 and debate Mayo’s Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings, and update you on the injuries and news from the NFL.

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2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings: Show Index

1:01 Giveaways/Week 5 Recap
19:06 RB Waiver Ranks/Injuries
39:34 WR Waiver Ranks/Injuries
51:09 TE Waiver Ranks/Injuries
57:48 QB Streams
58:33 DST Streams
1:00:33 Viewer Qs


2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in leagues
  • Updated Tuesday afternoon
  • PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis on Monday morning show
  • Bye Weeks: Detroit, New Orleans


2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings: Running Back

RB Pickup Breakdown

1. Corey Clement
2. Alfred Morris
3. Wendell Smallwood
4. D’Onta Foreman
5. Ronald Jones
6. Javorius Allen
7. Mike Davis
8. Nyheim Hines
9. LeGarrette Blount
10. Jalen Richard
11. Kyle Juszczyk
12. Josh Adams
13. Peyton Barber
14. Duke Johnson
15. Alfred Blue
16. Kapri Bibbs
17. Frank Gore
18. Malcolm Brown
19. Chris Ivory
20. Nick Chubb
21. Ty Montgomery
22. Theo Riddick
23. Marlon Mack
24. Robert Turbin
25. Chase Edmunds


2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings: Wide Receiver

WR Pickup Breakdown

1. Mike Williams
2. Geronimo Allison
3. Jamison Crowder
4. Antonio Callaway
5. Josh Reynolds
6. Mohamed Sanu
7. Keelan Cole
8. Christian Kirk
10. Keke Coutee
11. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
12. Dede Westbrook
13. Taywan Taylor
14. Chris Godwin
15. Taylor Gabriel
16. Donte Moncrief
17. DJ Moore
18. Trent Taylor
19. Ryan Grant
20. Chris Conley
21. Courtland Sutton
22. David Moore
23. Willie Snead
24. Chester Rodgers
25. Ted Ginn Jr
26. Ryan Grant


2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings: Tight End

TE Pickup Breakdown

1. Cameron Brate
2. Greg Olsen (stash)
3. OJ Howard (stash)
4. Austin Hooper
5. Geoff Swaim
6. Niles Paul
7. CJ Uzomah
8. Ricky Seals-Jones
9. Hayden Hurst
10. Ben Watson
11. Nick Vannett
12. Ryan Griffin
13. Dallas Goedert
14. Mark Andrews


2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

QB Stream Breakdown

1. Andy Dalton vs PIT
2. Jameis Winston at ATL
3. Baker Mayfield vs LAC
4. Derek Carr vs SEA
5. Alex Smith vs CAR


2018 Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings: DST Streams

DST Stream Breakdown

1. GB vs SF
2. PHI at NYG
3. DAL vs JAX
4. IND at NYJ
5. MIA vs CHI


2018 Fantasy Football: Week 5 Injuries

RB

  • Adrian Peterson (shoulder) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Chris Thompson (ribs) — Remained in game; questionable for Week 6
  • Jay Ajayi (knee) — Placed on Injured Reserve Monday; out for the season
  • Dalvin Cook (hamstring) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Saquon Barkley (lower body) — Hurt on TD catch, walked on sidelines; questionable for Week 6
  • Matt Breida (ankle) — Exited game, X-rays negative; doubtful for Week 6
  • Kerryon Johnson (ankle) — Exited game; Detroit on Bye Week 6
  • Leonard Fournette (hamstring) — Missed Week 5; doubtful for Week 6
  • Marlon Mack (hamstring/foot) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Darren Sproles (hamstring) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Corey Clement (quad) — Active Week 5, played no snaps; likely to play Week 6
  • Lamar Miller (chest) — Active Week 5, play no snaps; questionable for Week 6
  • D’Onta Forman (Achilles) — Expected to return Week 7
  • Corey Grant (foot) — Carted off; expected to be out for the season

WR

  • Brandin Cooks (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Cooper Kupp (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Quincy Enunwa (hand) — Remained in game; held catchless in Week 6
  • Rashad Higgins (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Geronimo Allison (concussion) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Randall Cobb (hamstring) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • T.Y. Hilton (hamstring) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • DeVante Parker (quad) — Missed Week 5; expected to return Week 6
  • Anthony Miller (shoulder) — On bye week; questionable for Week 6
  • Travis Benjamin (foot) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Ted Ginn Jr (knee) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6

TE

  • Greg Olsen (foot) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Evan Engram (knee) — Missed Week 5; questionable for Week 6
  • Jack Doyle (hip) — Missed Week 5; doubtful for Week 6
  • OJ Howard (knee) — On bye week; expected to miss at least one more week
  • Austin Seferian-Jenkins (core) — Placed on IR eligible to return

OL

  • Vikings LT Riley Reiff (foot) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Chiefs G Laurent Duvernay-Tardif (leg) — Exited game; expected to miss at least a month
  • Dolphins LT Laremy Tunsil (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6


2018 Week 5 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%

Team Snap Shares To be Posted Monday Afternoon


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