Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 14 Top Picks

Washington Football Team running back J.D. McKissic avoiding a tackle against a New York Giants defender.
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With fantasy football playoffs starting this week, the waiver wire is the quickest way to improve your team! Here are the Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 14 Top Picks to consider.

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Players are ranked in the priority they should be pick up off the waiver wire.

NFL Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford
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  • Drew Brees NO
  • Matthew Stafford DET
  • Jared Goff (NYJ Week 15, @SEA Week 16)
  • Derek Carr LV
  • Mitch Trubisky CHI vs HOU (@MIN Week 15, @JAX Week 16)
  • Jalen Hurts PHI
  • Baker Mayfield CLE
  • Cam Newton NE
  • Philip Rivers IND @LV (HOU Week 15)
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff handing off the football to running back Cam Akers
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Running Backs

  • Myles Gaskin MIA
  • Cam Akers LAR
  • J.D. McKissic WAS
  • Benny Snell Jr. PIT
  • Phillip Lindsay DEN
  • Jeff Wilson SF
  • Ty Johnson NYJ
  • Cordarrelle Patterson CHI
  • Adrian Peterson DET
  • Ito Smith ATL
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver T.Y. Hilton celebrating a touchdown against the Washington Football Team.
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Wide Receivers

  • Allen Lazard GB
  • Keke Coutee HOU
  • T.Y. Hilton IND
  • Jamison Crowder NYJ
  • Tim Patrick DEN
  • Marvin Jones Jr. DET
  • Gabriel Davis BUF
  • Rashard Higgins CLE
  • Chad Hansen HOU
NFL Washington Football Team tight end Logan Thomas stiff arming an Arizona Cardinals defender
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Tight Ends

  • Mike Gesicki MIA
  • Logan Thomas WAS
  • Jared Cook NO
  • Cole Kmet CHI
  • Anthony Firkser TEN
  • Drew Sample CIN
Indianapolis Colts defense against the Las Vegas Raiders
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Defenses to Stream Week 14

  • Seattle Seahawks vs NYJ
  • New Orleans Saints @PHI
  • Indianapolis Colts @ LV
  • Dallas Cowboys @ CIN
  • Los Angeles Rams vs NE (NYJ Week 15)

Defenses to Pickup for Playoffs

Week 15

  • Los Angeles Rams vs NYJ
  • Arizona Cardinals vs PHI
  • Cleveland Browns @ NYG
  • Buffalo Bills vs DEN
  • Dallas Cowboys vs SF
  • Minnesota Vikings vs CHI

Week 16

  • Cleveland Browns @ NYJ
  • Washington Football Team vs CAR
  • Houston Texans vs CIN
  • Chicago Bears @ JAX
  • Los Angeles Chargers vs DEN
  • Miami Dolphins @ LV
  • Arizona Cardinals vs SF
  • Philadelphia @ DAL
  • Dallas Cowboys vs PHI
NFL Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz
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Players You Can Drop


  • Carson Wentz PHI
  • Dak Prescott DAL – Season Ending Ankle Injury
  • Daniel Jones NYG – Hamstring
  • Dwayne Haskins WAS
  • Gardner Minshew JAX
  • Jameis Winston NO
  • Jimmy Garoppolo SF
  • Joe Burrow CIN – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Kyle Allen WAS – Dislocated Ankle
  • Teddy Bridgewater CAR
  • Tyrod Taylor LAR – Chest Injury

Running Backs

  • AJ Dillion GB
  • Alexander Mattison MIN – Appendicitis
  • Chris Thompson JAX
  • DeeJay Dallas SEA
  • D’Ernest Johnson CLE
  • Devine Ozigbo JAX
  • Devonta Freeman NYG
  • Dexter Williams GB – MCL Sprain
  • Eno Benjamin ARI
  • JaMycal Hasty SF
  • Joe Mixon CIN – Mid Foot Placed on IR
  • Jordan Howard MIA
  • Joshua Kelley LAC
  • Kerryon Johnson DET
  • La’Mical Perine NYJ – High Ankle Sprain
  • LeSean McCoy TB
  • Le’Veon Bell KC
  • Mark Ingram BAL
  • Marlon Mack IND – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • Matt Breida MIA
  • Marvin Hall FA
  • Phillip Lindsay DEN
  • Rex Burkhead NE – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Ryquell Armstead JAX – COVID List
  • Saquon Barkley NYG – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Tarik Cohen CHI – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Tevin Coleman SF – Knee Sprain

Wide Receivers

  • Adam Humphries TEN – Concussion
  • Antonio Brown TB
  • Bryan Edwards LV – High Ankle Sprain
  • Chris Hogan NYJ – High Ankle Sprain
  • Courtland Sutton DEN – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Dede Westbrook JAX
  • Darius Slayton NYG
  • Demarcus Robinson KC
  • DeSean Jackson PHI – Leg Fracture Put on IR
  • Golden Tate NYG
  • Henry Ruggs III LV
  • Jalen Reagor PHI
  • John Ross CIN
  • Julian Edelman NE
  • K.J. Hamler DEN
  • Larry Fitzgerald ARI
  • Laviska Shenault Jr. JAX
  • Michael Gallup DAL
  • N’Keal Harry NE
  • Odell Beckham Jr. CLE – Season Ending Torn ACL
  • Olamide Zaccheaus ATL – Toe Injury Put on IR
  • Parris Campbell IND – PCL/MCL Sprain
  • Preston Williams MIA – Foot Injury Put on IR
  • Randall Cobb HOU
  • Sammy Watkins KC – Hamstring Injury
  • Travis Fulgham PHI
  • Tyler Boyd CIN
  • Tyrell Williams LV – Shoulder Labrum Tear
  • Will Fuller HOU – Suspended for PED Violation

Tight Ends

  • Albert Okwuegbunam DEN – Season Ending Torn ACL
  • Blake Jarwin DAL – Season Ending Torn ACL
  • C.J. Uzomah CIN – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • George Kittle SF – Broken Bone in Foot
  • Greg Olsen SEA – Torn Plantar Fascia
  • Irv Smith Jr. MIN – Groin Injury
  • Mo Allie-Cox IND
  • OJ Howard TB – Season Ending Achilles Tear

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