2018 Fantasy Football — Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings and NFL Injury Report

Week 9 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings and NFL Injury Report

Pat Mayo and Chris Meaney recap Week 8 and debate Mayo’s Week 9 Waiver Wire Rankings, and update you on the injuries and news from the NFL.

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2018 Week 9 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in leagues
  • Last Updated: Tuesday Evening
  • PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis on Monday morning show
  • Bye Weeks: Bengals, Colts, Giants, Eagles, Jaguars, Cardinals


2018 Week 9 Waiver Wire Rankings: Running Back

RB BREAKDOWN

1. Aaron Jones
2. Peyton Barber
3. Jalen Richard
4. Derrick Henry
5. Malcolm Brown
6. Spencer Ware
7. Chase Edmunds
8. Gio Bernard
9. Ito Smith
10. Wendell Smallwood
11. Jamaal Williams
12. Duke Johnson
13. Raheem Mostert
14. Elijah McGuire
15. Josh Adams
16. D’Onta Foreman
17. Frank Gore
18. Javorius Allen
19. Kenjon Barner
20. Devontae Booker
21. Nyheim Hines
22. Jacquizz Rodgers
23. Ty Montgomery
24. Chris Ivory
25. Mike Davis
26. LeGarrette Blount
27. Alfred Blue


2018 Week 9 Waiver Wire Rankings: Wide Receiver

WR BREAKDOWN

1. Courtland Sutton
2. Keke Coutee
3. Mohamed Sanu
4. DeVante Parker
5. Christian Kirk
6. Tre’Quan Smith
7. Tyrell Williams
8. Taylor Gabriel
9. Chris Godwin
10. DJ Moore
11. Jermaine Kearse
12. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
13. David Moore
14. Mike Williams
15. Dede Westbrook
16. Anthony Miller
17. Paul Richardson
18. Willie Snead
19. Geronimo Allison
20. Brandon LaFell
21. Martavis Bryant
22. Cole Beasley
23. Keelan Cole
24. Torrey Smith
25. Michael Gallup
26. Robby Anderson
27. DaeSean Hamilton
28. T.J. Jones
29. Justin Hunter
30. Tajae Sharpe
31. Chester Rogers
32. Adam Humphries
33. Donte Moncrief
34. Antonio Callaway
35. Cordarrelle Patterson
36. Chris Hogan
37. Jakeem Grant
38. Josh Reynolds


2018 Week 9 Waiver Wire Rankings: Tight End

1. C.J. Uzomah
2. Jack Doyle
3. Chris Herndon
4. Vance McDonald
5. Ricky Seals-Jones
6. Ed Dickson
7. Ben Watson
8. Dallas Goedert
9. Jesse James
10. Cameron Brate


2018 Week 9 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

1. Mitch Trubisky at BUF
2. Ryan FitzMAGIC at CAR
3. Baker Mayfield vs KC
4. Derek Carr at SF
5. Alex Smith vs ATL
6. Joe Flacco vs PIT
7. Brockness Monster vs NYJ


2018 Week 9 Waiver Wire Rankings: DST Streams

1. DAL vs TEN
2. KC at CLE
3. CAR vs TB
4. NYJ at MIA
5. DET at MIN
6. MIA vs NYJ
7. BUF vs CHI


2018 Fantasy Football: Week 7 Injury Report

RB

  • Ronald Jones (hamstring) — Exited game; doubtful for Week 9
  • David Johnson (head) — Returned to game; on bye Week 9
  • Duke Johnson (groin) — Returned to game; probable for Week 9
  • Chris Thompson (ribs) — Remained in game; questionable for Week 9
  • Melvin Gordon (hamstring) — Missed Week 7; on bye Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Sony Michel (knee) — Will missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Dalvin Cook (hamstring) — Missed Week 8; doubtful for Week 9; expected to return Week 11
  • Leonard Fournette (hamstring) — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9; expected to return Week 10
  • Elijah McGuire (foot) — To be activate from injured reserved Week 9
  • Royce Freeman (ankle) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Gio Bernard (knee) — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9
  • Theo Riddick (knee) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Darren Sproles (hamstring) — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9
  • D’Onta Foreman (Achilles) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Robert Turbin (shoulder) — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9

WR

  • Tyreek Hill (groin) — Exited game, returned, left again; questionable for Week 9
  • Mike Evans (knee) — Remained in game; questionable for Week 9
  • Will Fuller V (knee) — Torn ACL; out for the season
  • Emmanuel Sanders (shoulder) — Exited game; questionable for Week 9
  • AJ Green (toe) — Remained in game; on bye Week 9
  • Keke Coutee (hamstring) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Kenny Stills (groin) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Albert Wilson (hip) — Missed Week 8; placed on Injured Reserve
  • Cooper Kupp (knee) — Missed Week 8; expected to play Week 9
  • Rashard Higgins (knee) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Jamison Crowder (ankle) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Torrey Smith (leg) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Robby Anderson (ankle) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Allen Robinson (groin) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Quincy Enunwa (knee) — Missed Week 8; doubtful for Week 9
  • Ryan Grant — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9
  • Pierre Garcon (knee) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • John Ross (groin) — Missed Week 8; doubtful for Week 9
  • Tavon Austin (groin) — On bye Week 8; questionable for Week 9
TE
  • James O’Shaughnessy (hip) — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9
  • Ryan Griffin (illness) — Missed Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Geoff Swaim (knee) — On bye Week 8; questionable for Week 9
  • Neal Sterling (head) — Exited game; questionable for Week 9
  • Erik Swoope (knee) — Missed Week 8; on bye Week 9
QB
  • Jameis Winston (awfulness) — Exited game; questionable for Week 9
  • Ryan Tannehill (shoulder) — Missed Week 8; doubtful for Week 9
  • Josh Allen (elbow) — Will miss Week 8; questionable for Week 9

OL

  • Redskins OT Trent Williams (thumb) — Exited game; questionable for Week 9
  • Bears G Kyle Long (foot) — Exited game; doubtful for Week 9
  • Eagles OT Lane Johnson (knee) — Exited game; will miss extended time
  • Bengals OG Clint Boling (back) — Exited game; on bye Week 9
  • Raiders OT TJ Clemmings (foot) — Exited game; out for the season
  • Giants OT Chad Wheeler (ankle) — Exited game; on bye Week 9


2018 Week 8 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%

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