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Waiver Wire Pickups for Week 14


We are back again with the latest edition of our Fantasy Football waiver wire pickups of the week. Week 14 is a crucial week across the fantasy football landscape as teams make their last gash push for the playoffs. There are a whopping six teams on BYE this week so making the right waiver wire pickups is a must. Let’s take a look at the top waiver wire pickups for week 14.


Brock Purdy QB – San Francisco 49ers

There is a new starter for the 49ers as Jimmy Garoppolo suffered a broken foot ending his season. In steps the 2022 Mr. Irrelevant Brock Purdy. The former Iowa State product stepped in admirably for Garoppolo on Sunday going 25-37 for 210 yards and 2 touchdowns. He almost certainly will be the starter going forward even if the 49ers sign a couple of quarterbacks from the wire. Purdy offers a little more mobility than Garoppolo and with the amount of weapons available on this offense he should put up respectable numbers.

Tyler Huntley QB – Baltimore Ravens

Another unfortunate injury propelled Tyler Huntley into action on Sunday. Lamar Jackson went down with an apparent knee injury versus the Denver Broncos. Huntley has a similar skill set to Jackson and scored a crucial rushing touchdown that helped propel the Ravens to victory. He is worth picking up as we don’t yet know how serious Jackson’s injury is.

Running Backs

James Cook RB – Buffalo Bills

The Bills are finally letting Cook cook as he was fed Thursday night against the New England Patriots. He racked up over 100 scrimmage yards and out touched lead back Devin Singletary. The rookie has taken some time to settle in but you can see his explosiveness and speed, especially in the passing game. The momentum is real and we can see him eventually becoming RB1 for the Bills down the stretch.

Wide Receivers

Jahan Dotson WR – Washington Commanders

Dotson started the year as one of the hottest rookie wide receivers scoring 4 touchdowns in his first four games as a pro. He went down with a hamstring injury in Week 4 against Dallas that sidelined him for over a month. Fast forward to Sunday when Dotson flashed his pre-injury explosiveness when he dropped a spin move on his way for game tying touchdown. The Commanders wanted to get him more involved in the passing game and QB Taylor Heinicke is starting to gain more chemistry with the talented rookie. Look for that to continue in the coming weeks. Dotson and the Commanders are on a BYE this week but now is the time to stash him for the playoff run.

Odell Beckham Jr. WR – Free Agent

It’s time. The superstar wide receiver is close to signing on with a playoff contender. He recently visited with the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys as the push to sign the talented Beckham Jr. continues. We all know the upside and if he does end up signing with the Cowboys its hard to ignore the potential. Now is the time to pick up Beckham Jr. as it’s only a matter of time before he signs.

Tight Ends

Noah Fant TE – Seattle Seahawks

Ideally you are set at this spot and have one of the top 10 tight ends already on your roster. We all know outside of the top 10 its a crap shoot at this position but that’s where we are. With six teams on BYE there is a good chance you need to pick one up for your critical matchup this week. Fant got back into the endzone this week and hauled in 4 catches on 5 targets for 42 yards. If you are desperate at the TE position for this week look Fant’s way.

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Justin Fuhr

Justin is the Owner of Pro Football Mania. He is an NFL and fantasy football fanatic who enjoys analyzing data and analytics in sports.

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