2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups, Adds and NFL Injury Report

Pat Mayo recaps Week 2 with Steve Buchanan, discusses his 2019 Fantasy Football Rankings for the Week 3 Waiver Wire and updates you on the injuries and news from the NFL.

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2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire: Show Index

0:22 Giveaways
3:57 Big Ben/Steelers
10:21 Drew Brees/Saints
15:35 NFL Power Rankings
22:14 Week 1 Recap
32:51 Monday Night Football
40:28 RB Adds/Injuries
56:47 WR Adds/Injuries
1:06:30 TE Adds/Injuries
1:11:11 QB Streams
1:15:21 DST Streams
1:22:21 Week 3 Spreads

2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in leagues
  • Last Update: Tuesday Evening
  • PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis on Monday show (Here)
  • Bye Weeks: NONE

2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: Running Back

All position pickup rankings will be updated upon new news

Carlos Hyde
Frank Gore
Chris Thompson
Raheem Mostert
Jaylen Samuels
Malcolm Brown
Justin Jackson
Gio Bernard
Darwin Thompson
Kalen Ballage
Justice Hill
Benny Snell
Ito Smith
Alexander Mattison
Tony Pollard
Jeff Wilson
Dion Lewis
Darren Sproles
Nyheim Hines
Ronald Jones

2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: Wide Receiver

John Brown
Terry McLaurin
D.J. Chark
Demarcus Robinson
Mecole Hardman
Devin Smith
Geronimo Allison
Courtland Sutton
Deebo Samuel
Nelson Agholor
DeVante Parker
Chris Conley
Keke Coutee
Albert Wilson
Cole Beasley
A.J. Brown
Hunter Renfrow
KeeSean Johnson
Randall Cobb
Trey Quinn
Preston Williams
JJ Arcega-Whiteside
Danny Amendola

2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: Tight End

Greg Olsen
Will Dissly
Vernon Davis
Eric Ebron
Jason Witten
Jack Doyle
Chris Herndon (Back Week 6)
Jimmy Graham
Noah Fant
Mike Gesicki

2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: QB Streams

Josh Allen vs CIN
Jameis Winston vs NYG
Matthew Stafford at PHI
Jimmy Garoppolo vs PIT
Jacoby Brissett vs ATL
Kirk Cousins vs OAK
Mitch Trubisky at WSH
Mason Rudolph at SF
Teddy Bridgewater at SEA
Gardner Minshew vs TEN
Daniel Jones at TB

2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire Pickups: DST Streams


2019 Week 3 Waiver Wire: Week 2 Injury Report

Injury Report to be updated Tuesday Morning


Damien Williams (knee) — Exited game; Questionable for Week 3
LeSean McCoy (ankle) — Exited game; Has a “shot” to play Week 3
Devin Singletary (hamstring) — Exited game; Questionable for Week 3
James Conner (knee) —  MRI negative; Probable for Week 3
David Johnson (wrist) — Returned to game; likely to play Week 3
Tevin Coleman (ankle) — Missed Week 2; Out 3-5 weeks
Dontrell Hilliard (concussion) — Missed Week 2; Status unknown for Week 3
Derrius Guice (knee) — Placed on Injured Reserve; eligible to return
Josh Jacobs (groin) — Questionable for Week 3


Michael Gallup (knee) — Out 2-4 weeks
Tre’Quan Smith (ankle) — Out 4-6 weeks
A.J. Green (ankle) — Missed Week 2; Expected miss another 2-6 weeks
Tyreek Hill (shoulder) — Missed Week 2; Expected to miss another 3-6 weeks
Alshon Jeffery (calf) — Doubtful for Week 3; could miss 1-3 weeks
DeSean Jackson (groin) — Exited game; Expected to miss next two weeks
David Moore (arm) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Albert Wilson (calf) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Trent Taylor (foot) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Sterling Shepard (concussion) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Jalen Hurd (back) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Marqise Lee (knee) — Missed Week 2; Probable for Week 3
Chris Conley (hip) — Questionable for Week 3
Tyrell Williams (knee) — Questionable for Week 3
Demaryius Thomas (hamstring) — Exited game; Status unknown for Week 3
Rashard Higgins (knee) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Keith Kirkwood (hamstring) — Placed on injured reserve

Drew Brees (thumb) —  Out approximately six weeks
Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) — Out for the season
Sam Darnold (mono) — Missed Week 2; Expected miss another 3-6 weeks
Marcus Mariota (quad) — Probable for Week 3
Trevor Siemian (ankle) — Exited game; Out indefinitely
Cam Newton (foot) — Very questionable for Week 3
Eli Manning (hurt feelings) — Benched for Week 3


Vernon Davis (eye) — Returned to game; likely to play Week 3
Tyler Higbee (chest) — Day-to-day; Questionable for Week 3
Hunter Henry (leg) — Missed Week 2; Expected miss at least 4 weeks, maybe entire season
Jordan Reed (concussion) — Missed Week 2; Questionable for Week 3
Dallas Goddert (calf) — Exited game; Status unknown for Week 3
David Njoku (concussion) — Exited game; Status unknown for Week 3

2019 Week 2 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 exceeds 100%.

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