Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 6

NFL Quarterback Andy Dalton
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With several more star players getting injured this weekend, the waiver wire is the quickest way to improve your fantasy football team. Here are the Top Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 6 of the 2020 NFL Season.

Teams on a Bye Week 6: Las Vegas Raiders, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks

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

NFL quarterback Andy Dalton
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  • Justin Herbert LAC
  • Derek Carr LV
  • Andy Dalton DAL
  • Kirk Cousins MIN (He plays Atlanta Week 6)
  • Ryan Fitzpatrick MIA
  • Nick Foles CHI (He plays Carolina Week 6)
  • Drew Lock DEN
NFL Minnesota Vikings Stadium
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Running Back

  • Alexander Mattison MIN
  • Damien Harris NE
  • Chase Edmonds ARI
  • Darrell Henderson LAR
  • Devonta Freeman NYG
  • J.D. McKissic WAS
NFL Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Christian Kirk getting tackled by a Washington Football Team defensive player
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Wide Receiver

  • Brandin Cooks HOU
  • Mike Williams LAC
  • Chase Claypool PIT
  • Alshon Jeffery PHI
  • Henry Ruggs LV
  • Preston Williams MIA
  • Christian Kirk ARI (He plays Dallas Week 6)
  • Mecole Hardman KC
  • Travis Fulgham PHI
NFL Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end Rob Gronkowski spiking the football with a group of guys on the football field
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Tight End

  • Robert Tonyan GB
  • Mike Gesicki MIA
  • Austin Hooper CLE
  • Gerald Everett LAR
  • Drew Sample CIN
  • Cameron Brate TB
  • Rob Gronkowski TB
  • Trey Burton IND
NFL Cleveland Browns defense
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Defenses to Stream Week 6

  • New England Patriots vs DEN
  • Miami Dolphins vs NYJ
  • New York Giants vs WAS
  • Cleveland Browns @ PIT (Play CIN Week 7)
  • Minnesota Vikings vs ATL
NFL New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley running with a football for a touchdown against the Washington Football Team
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Players You Can Drop


  • Dak Prescott DAL – Season Ending Ankle Injury
  • Mitch Trubisky CHI
  • Tyrod Taylor LAR – Chest Injury

Running Backs

  • AJ Dillion GB
  • Boston Scott PHI
  • Carlos Hyde SEA – Shoulder Injury
  • Chris Thompson JAX
  • Devine Ozigbo JAX
  • Frank Gore NYJ
  • Jordan Howard MIA
  • LeSean McCoy TB – Ankle Sprain
  • Marlon Mack IND – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • Ryquell Armstead JAX – COVID List
  • Saquon Barkley NYG – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Sony Michel NE – Quad Injury Put on IR
  • Tarik Cohen CHI – Season Ending ACL Tear

Wide Receivers

  • A.J. Green CIN
  • Andy Isabella ARI
  • Brandin Cooks BAL
  • Breshad Perriman NYJ – High Ankle Sprain
  • Bryan Edwards LV – High Ankle Sprain
  • Courtland Sutton DEN – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Denzel Mims NYJ – 2nd Hamstring Strain Put on IR
  • DeSean Jackson PHI – Hamstring Injury
  • Jalen Reagor PHI – Thumb Injury Put on IR
  • John Ross CIN
  • K.J. Hamler DEN
  • Larry Fitzgerald ARI
  • Marvin Jones DET
  • Michael Pittman Jr. IND – Compartment Leg Syndrome
  • Parris Campbell IND – PCL/MCL Sprain
  • Randall Cobb HOU
  • Sammy Watkins KC – Hamstring Injury
  • Sterling Shepard NYG – Turf Toe Put on IR
  • Tyrell Williams LV – Shoulder Labrum Tear

Tight Ends

  • Blake Jarwin DAL – Season Ending Torn ACL
  • C.J. Uzomah CIN – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • Dallas Goedert PHI – Small Ankle Fracture
  • David Njoku CLE – MCL Strain Put on IR
  • Irv Smith MIN
  • Jordan Reed SF – MCL Sprain Put on IR
  • Logan Thomas WAS
  • OJ Howard TB – Season Ending Achilles Tear

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