NFL Waiver Wire:  Week 8 Deep Dive

NFL Waiver Wire: Week 8 Deep Dive

This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.

At the halfway point of the fantasy season, pickings on the waiver wire are understandably slim. That means digging deeper for possible production and taking a look at the sort of players who could flame out as easily as they could reliably produce the rest of the way. Filtering through the list is sure to produce at least a handful of gems, as we're retaught every season the lesson that consistent production doesn't always come from the most alluring names. 

This article represents our second waiver wire piece of the week, intended to give a broad overview of players worth fantasy consideration every Thursday. Every Monday, Kevin Payne's first edition of the Waiver Wire series summarizes the top names.

For add/drop, start/sit, or any other questions relating to fantasy, just comment below or hit me up on Twitter (@ivilloth). 

The list below includes players rostered in no more than 50 percent of Yahoo leagues and is listed in order of preference based on half-point per reception scoring and a 12-team league. Depending on your league's scoring and roster settings, certain players might warrant higher consideration than what is listed. Each player's listed roster percentage is based on Tuesday's Yahoo statistics, to give a general sense of availability for a given week.

Quarterback 

Teddy Bridgewater vs. Falcons (44 percent) - A primetime TNF matchup with the Falcons is reason enough to stream any quarterback, and Bridgewater has also been perfectly serviceable against poor defenses all year. He still has

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Ilango Villoth
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