Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 15 Top Picks

NFL San Francisco tight end George Kittle
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With fantasy football playoffs in full swing, the waiver wire is the quickest way to improve your team! Here are the Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 15 Top Picks to consider.

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

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff throwing a pass against the Washington Football Team
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  • Jalen Hurts PHI
  • Jared Goff LAR vs NYJ (@SEA Week 16)
  • Mitchell Trubisky CHI @ MIN (@JAX Week 16)
  • Drew Brees NO
  • Philip Rivers IND vs HOU
  • Daniel Jones NYG
  • Nick Mullens SF @ DAL
  • Dwayne Haskins WAS
University of Kentucky Lynn Bowden Jr.
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Running Backs

  • Benny Snell PIT
  • Jeff Wilson Jr. SF
  • Jamaal Williams GB
  • LeSean McCoy TB
  • Leonard Fournette TB
  • DeAndre Washington MIA
  • Lynn Bowden MIA (Also qualifies at WR on ESPN & Yahoo)
  • Ito Smith ATL
  • Carlos Hyde SEA
  • Tony Pollard DAL
  • Trayveon Williams CIN
  • Rashaad Penny SEA
New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard and tight end Evan Engram
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Wide Receivers

  • John Brown BUF
  • Keke Coutee HOU
  • Sterling Shepard NYG
  • Tim Patrick DEN
  • Russell Gage ATL
  • Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB
  • Emmanuel Sanders NO
  • Nelson Agholor LV
  • Michael Pittman Jr. IND
  • Keelan Cole JAX
  • KJ Hamler DEN
  • Gabriel Davis BUF
  • Chad Hansen HOU
  • Kendrick Bourne SF
  • Lynn Bowden MIA (Also qualifies at RB on ESPN & Yahoo)
  • Mack Hollins MIA
  • Tyron Johnson LAC
  • James Washington PIT
NFL San Francisco tight end George Kittle
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Tight Ends

  • George Kittle SF
  • Irv Smith Jr. MIN
  • Dan Arnold ARI
  • Cole Kmet CHI
  • Jordan Reed SF
  • Tyler Higbee LAR
  • Gerald Everett LAR
  • Adam Shaheen MIA
Washington Football Team defense celebrating a good play against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger
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Defenses to Stream Week 15

  • Los Angeles Rams vs NYJ
  • Cleveland Browns @ NYG
  • Tennessee Titans vs DET
  • Arizona Cardinals vs PHI
  • Buffalo Bills vs DEN
  • Washington Football Team vs SEA
  • New England Patriots @ MIA
  • Dallas Cowboys vs SF
  • Minnesota Vikings vs CHI

Defenses to Pickup for Playoffs

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
  • 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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