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NFL Fantasy Football waiver wire analysis: Week 11 players to pick up

Check up the best Week 11 pickups.

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The New York Giants are in prime position for a spot in the playoffs, but your fantasy football team might need some extra help to get there. There are three games to be played for most leagues until the playoffs start so it's time to do some soul searching, check your weaknesses and pray the waivers can help.


Jerell Adams (0 percent owned -- Yahoo)

Now, this is more of a speculative add. It's clear this year is a colossal bust for tight ends. In what is known as the "Rob Gronkowski and the rest" landscape for the tight end position, even Gronkowski is having a down year. There are solid starters in Greg Olsen or Jimmy Graham but the position as a whole is pretty bad. If Jerell Adams gets the snaps, he could find himself doing damage. He scored his first touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday night and looks to be more involved with the offense. The Giants schedule will have them face some pretty bad defenses so maybe Adams is worth a look in deeper formats.

C.J. Prosise (35 percent owned)

The Christine Michael era might already be at an end (again) for the Seattle Seahawks. Prosise has taken quadruple the amount of snaps as Michael and looks to be a valuable asset moving forward. There was hype for the rookie running back to do some damage with the retirement of Marshawn Lynch and now might just be his time.

Kenneth Dixon (19 percent owned)

Another rookie who may be earning his snaps is Kenneth Dixon form the Baltimore Ravens. Terrance West may be the starter, but Dixon is highly more productive than the mediocre West. With 80 yards from scrimmage both on the ground and on the air, Dixon holds that PPR appeal.

Sammy Watkins (37 percent owned)

Watkins may be on Injured Reserve but it's clear that the Buffalo Bills are looking for any reason to bring him back early. It's too soon to say either way but if you have space on your bench and have too low of a priority for the bigger fish, Watkins could be a speculative add that can turn your season around.


Ty Montgomery

Keep him if you no better options but it's clear Montgomery is a flash in the pan type of fantasy asset. With three carries and two targets in Week 10, the Montgomery hype train has been completely derailed. James Starks is the trusted running back now and there are plenty of receiving options for Aaron Rodgers. Try and trade him if you can but I wouldn't be hopeful in the WR/RB prospect.

Jeremy Maclin

The Kansas City Chiefs can't throw the ball at all. If they do, receptions are likely to come from a running back or from Travis Kelce. Worse yet, Maclin is injured and may miss some time. Maclin of old would be a top FLEX but today it's time to think of alternatives.