Fantasy Football — 2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings, Championship Streams & NFL Injury Report

2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire Pickup Rankings & NFL Injury Report

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2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire: Notes

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


2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire Rankings: Running Back

1. Justin Jackson
2. Chris Ivory
3. Elijah McGuire
4. Kenneth Dixon
5. Jalen Richard
6. Damien Williams
7. Frank Gore
8. Rashaad Penny
9. Theo Riddick
10. Chase Edmonds
11. Gio Bernard
12. Latavius Murray
13. John Kelly
14. Jamaal Williams
15. LeGarrette Blount
16. Nyheim Hines
17. Darren Sproles
18. Chris Thompson
19. Stevan Ridley
20. Justin Davis


2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire Rankings: Wide Receiver

1. Dede Westbrook
2. Josh Reynolds
3. Curtis Samuel
4. Robby Anderson
5. Zay Jones
6. Randall Cobb
7. DaeSean Hamilton
8. Kenny Stills
9. Taylor Gabriel
10. Dante Pettis
11. Keke Coutee
12. Anthony Miller
13. David Moore
14. Tyrell Williams
15. Chris Conley
16. John Ross
17. Jamison Crowder
18. Marcell Ateman
19. Tim Patrick
20. Bruce Ellington
21. Robert Foster
22. Mohamed Sanu


2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire Rankings: Tight End

1. Ian Thomas
2. C.J. Uzomah
3. Vernon Davis
4. Chris Herndon
5. Vance McDonald
6. Ryan Griffin
7. Anthony Firkser
8. Gerald Everett
9. Ben Watson


2018 Week 15 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

1. Josh Allen vs DET
2. Dak Prescott at IND
3. Lamar Jackson vs TB
4. Baker Mayfield at DEN
5. Derek Carr at CIN
6. Marcus Mariota at NYG
7. Jeff Driskel vs OAK
8. Case Keenum vs CLE

2018 Week 16 Waiver Wire Rankings: QB Streams

1. Dak Prescott vs TB
2. Josh Allen at NE
3. Baker Mayfield vs CIN
4. Marcus Mariota vs WSH
5. Lamar Jackson vs LAC
6. Josh Johnson at TEN
7. Case Keenum at OAK


2018 Week 15 DST Rankings

1. BUF vs DET
2. HOU at NYJ
3. CHI vs GB
4. JAX vs WSH
5. BAL vs TB
6. DEN vs CLE
7. DET at BUF
8. SEA at SF
9. NO at CAR
10. CLE at DEN
11. ATL vs ARZ
12. LAR vs PHI
13. DAL at IND
14. WSH at JAX
15. ARZ at ATL
16. NYG vs TEN
17. MIN vs MIA
18. TEN at NYG

2018 Week 16 DST Rankings

1. CHI at SF
2. CLE vs CIN
3. DAL vs TB
4. DEN at OAK
5. LAR at ARZ
6. TEN vs WSH
7. MIN at DET
8. JAX at MIA
9. LAC vs BAL
10. HOU at PHI
11. WSH at TEN
12. NO vs PIT
13. GB at NYJ
14. MIA vs JAX
15. BAL at LAC
16. IND vs NYG
17. NE vs BUF
18. BUF at NE
19. DET vs MIN


2018 Fantasy Football: Week 15 Injury Report

RB

  • James Conner (ankle/knee) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Matt Breida (ankle) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Spencer Ware (shoulder/hamstring) — Retuned to game; questionable for Week 15
  • Melvin Gordon (knee) — Missed Week 14; doubtful for Week 15
  • Austin Ekeler (stringer/concussion) — Reaggrevated injury; doubtful for Week 15
  • Kerryon Johnson (knee) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Isaiah Crowell (foot) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15
  • LeSean McCoy (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15
  • Corey Clement (knee) — Exited game; doubtful for Week 15

WR

  • Tyreek Hill (foot/wrist) — Retuned to game; questionable for Week 15
  • Odell Beckham Jr. (quad) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Doug Baldwin (hip) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Chad Williams (ankle) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Bruce Ellington (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15
  • Keke Coutee (hamstring) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • D.J. Chark (quad) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Pierre Garcon (knee) — Missed Week 14; placed on Injured Reserve
  • Dontrelle Inman (shoulder) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Sammy Watkins (foot) — Missed Week 14; out 4-6 weeks
  • Quincy Enunwa (ankle) — Retuned to game; questionable for Week 15
  • DeSean Jackson (thumb) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15

QB

  • Ben Roethlisberger (ribs) — Retuned to game; questionable for Week 15
  • Sam Darnold (foot) — Retuned to game; questionable for Week 15
  • Mark Sanchez (full Sanchez) — Benched in Week 14
  • Joe Flacco (hip) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15
  • Ryan Tannehill (ankle) — Retuned to game; questionable for Week 15
  • Lamar Jackson (ankle) — Exited game; expected to play Week 15

TE

  • Jordan Reed (foot) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15
  • Jonnu Smith (knee) — Exited game; placed on Injured Reserve
  • Mo Alie-Cox (calf) — Missed Week 14; questionable for Week 15

OL

  • Chiefs G Cameron Erving (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15
  • Lions T Rick Wagner (concussion) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15
  • Cowboys G Zach Martin (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 15


2018 Week 14 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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