Properly, the primary spherical of the fantasy playoffs is just about within the books. Whereas some folks had their fates pre-determined by Derrick Henry’s stiff arm on Thursday night time soccer, others are nonetheless battling.
Others nonetheless have already punched their ticket to the second spherical, and are trying forward.
Liz Loza is trying forward too, with three early Week 15 waiver wire provides:
Damien Williams makes his touches depend (16% owned on Yahoo)
Spencer Ware is the clear starter in Kansas Metropolis, however he needed to go away the sphere because of a shoulder harm (he did return). Williams entered and touched the ball 12 occasions — eight rushes, 4 catches — for 30 whole yards and two touchdowns. Whereas Ware continues to be anticipated to obtain the lion’s share of the backfield work, Williams proved that he has a spot within the high-flying Chiefs offense.
Ian Thomas builds on alternative (6% owned on Yahoo)
Ian Thomas is the following man up in Carolina, now that Greg Olsen is out for the season. He transformed 11 targets into 9 catches for 77 yards. This efficiency comes off his earlier season-high of 5 catches for 46 yards in Week 13. Now that Cam Newton’s shoulder has change into a legal responsibility, Thomas’ outlook catching passes beneath is ready to extend in a optimistic vogue. He additionally will get a pleasant matchup towards New Orleans in Week 15, who’ve been beneficiant to opposing tight ends as of late.
Kenneth Dixon emerges once more (8% owned on Yahoo)
Ah, the Ravens backfield. It appears like simply yesterday after we have been debating the contact share between Alex Collins and Buck Allen. Then got here Lamar Jackson. Then got here Gus Edwards, and now we’ve returned to an outdated face in Kenneth Dixon. Edwards out-touched Dixon, 16-9, however Dixon transformed his for 80 whole yards and a landing. Whereas Jackson stays at QB the Ravens will stay a run-first offense, serving to Dixon’s outlook. His explosiveness and Week 15 matchups (towards Tampa Bay) ought to assist, too.