Top Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 4

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With more star players getting hurt this weekend, and the COVID news out of the Titans organization, the waiver wire is the quickest way to improve your fantasy football team. Here are the Top Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 4 of the 2020 NFL Season.

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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  • Jared Goff LAR
  • Matthew Stafford DET
  • Nick Foles CHI
  • Justin Herbert LAC
NFL running back Carlos Hyde
Erik Drost/flickr/CC 2.0

Running Back

  • Darrell Henderson Jr. LAR
  • Sony Michel NE
  • Phillip Lindsay DEN
  • Leonard Fournette TB
  • Myles Gaskin MIA
  • Carlos Hyde SEA
  • Jeff Wilson Jr. SF (If you need a running back for Week 4)
  • Rex Burkhead NE
  • Adrian Peterson DET
  • Brian Hill ATL (stash)
  • Gus Edwards BAL
  • Damien Harris NE
  • Anthony McFarland Jr. PIT
  • Jordan Wilkins IND
The Green Bay Packers offense huddled up on the football field during an NFL game
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Wide Receiver

  • Justin Jefferson MIN
  • Allen Lazard GB
  • Deebo Samuel SF
  • Tee Higgins CIN
  • Scotty Miller TB
  • Cole Beasley BUF
  • Alshon Jeffery (stash)
  • Greg Ward PHI
  • Brandon Aiyuk SF
  • Zach Pascal IND
  • Cedrick Wilson DAL
  • Chase Claypool PIT
  • Gabriel Davis BUF
  • Hunter Renfrow LV
  • Andy Isabella ARI
  • Braxton Berrios NYJ
  • Randall Cobb HOU
NFL tight end Jimmy Graham dunking on the goal post
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Tight End

  • Jimmy Graham CHI
  • Mo Allie-Cox IND
  • Dalton Schultz DAL
  • Eric Ebron PIT
  • O.J. Howard TB
  • Rob Gronkowski TB
  • Dawson Knox BUF
  • Tyler Kroft BUF
NFL Los Angeles Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald
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Defenses to Stream Week 4

  • Denver Broncos @ NYJ
  • Los Angeles Rams vs NYG (They get WAS the next week)
  • Indianapolis Colts @ CHI
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs LAC
  • Arizona Cardinals @ CAR (They get the NYJ the next week)
NFL New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley running with a football for a touchdown against the Washington Football Team
KA Sports Photos/flickr/CC 2.0

Players You Can Drop


  • Mitch Trubisky CHI
  • Drew Lock DEN – Shoulder Injury
  • Tyrod Taylor LAR – Chest Injury

Running Backs

  • Tarik Cohen CHI – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Ryquell Armstead JAX – COVID List
  • Devine Ozigbo JAX
  • AJ Dillion GB
  • Saquon Barkley NYG – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Marlon Mack IND – Season Ending Achilles Tear
  • Chris Thompson JAX

Wide Receivers

  • DeSean Jackson PHI – Hamstring injury
  • Michael Pittman Jr. IND – Compartment Leg Syndrome
  • Jalen Reagor PHI – Thumb Injury Put on IR
  • Christian Kirk ARI
  • John Ross CIN
  • Bryan Edwards LV – High Ankle Sprain
  • Sterling Shepard NYG – Turf Toe Put on IR
  • Parris Campbell IND – PCL/MCL Sprain
  • Breshad Perriman NYJ – High Ankle Sprain
  • Denzel Mims NYJ – 2nd Hamstring Strain Put on IR
  • Courtland Sutton DEN – Season Ending ACL Tear
  • Tyrell Williams LV – Shoulder Labrum Tear

Tight Ends

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

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