This will be the last article of the year folks. I hope that you’re in the playoffs or on your way to them next week! There are still a few good pickups out on the waiver wire, check out a couple of my favorites.
Brock Osweiler - Houston @ Indianapolis (-6) +/- 47
If you made it to the playoffs, I can’t imagine the spot you’d be in to have to start Osweiler, but if you have to plug and a play a guy in a league where your mates hoard QBs, Brock gives you a punchers chance to put up a decent number in the ole QB slot. The Colts and Texans are fighting it out in the worst division in football. If that isn’t enough to inspire a good game/gameplan for Brock, well it’s going to be a couple of long years ahead for Texans fans.
Brandon LaFell - Cincinnati (-5.5) @ Cleveland, +/- 43
LaFell already handed in a nice game against the Browns this year, most receivers have. With AJ Green expected to sit again, I’m feeling pretty good about running LaFell out there against a Browns team looking for their first win of the season here in December.
Mike Gillislee - Pittsburgh (-2) @ Buffalo, +/- 47
I doubt we’ll see Gillislee get in the end-zone twice again this week, but Pittsburgh has been generous to opposing RBs this year. In truth, though, you should start Jacquizz Rodgers this week. My opponent in the first round of the playoffs just about has to start Rodgers, guaranteeing that Jacquizz will end up putting up huge points in all formats.
Dwayne Allen - Houston @ Indianapolis (-6), +/- 47
Sitting at exactly 33% owned, I feel a little like I’m cheating recommending Allen here. Cheating aside, you have to get Robo-Cop in your lineup this week if he’s available.
Josh Lambo - San Diego @ Carolina (-1.5), +/- 48.5
In a game that the fellas in Vegas think will be close, I like plugging in Lambo here. The Chargers have had no trouble moving the ball and putting up points on offense, and I expect that to continue on the road against Carolina.
New York Giants - Dallas (-3) @ NY Giants, +/- 47.5
I’ve waited all year to make this, my worst pick of the season, and boy does it feel good. We’ve seen Dallas play tough, play hard, and just run over their competition this year. So, it will be no surprise when they’re embarrassed by their division rival in prime time come Sunday night.
Good luck out there everyone, and thanks for reading.