Waiver Wire - Week 5

You can put in waiver wire claims based on positions you need or to hoard against your opponents. Most players listed below are owned in 60% or less of NFL.com leagues. Players are ranked according to how we recommend placing waiver wire claims. If there is a better available player in your league that is not listed here, it is likely because they are owned in more than 60% of NFL.com leagues. Check out The Rankings and add players accordingly.

Quarterbacks

  1. Josh McCown (0.7%)
  2. Jay Cutler (61%)
  3. Tyrod Taylor (56%)
  4. Sam Bradford (28%)
  5. Blake Bortles (2%)
  6. Michael Vick (7.6%)
  7. Alex Smith (43%)
  8. Derek Carr (38%)
  9. Nick Foles (47%)
  10. Tony Romo (61%) (OUT/STASH)

Running Backs

  1. Karlos Williams (60%) 
  2. David Johnson (42%) 
  3. Ronnie HIllman (23%) 
  4. Chris Johnson (47%) 
  5. Matt Jones (38%) 
  6. Duke Johnson (37%) 
  7. Charles Sims (60%)
  8. Thomas Rawls (14%)
  9. Andre Williams (35%)
  10. Lorenzo Taliaferro (22%) 
  11. Reggie Bush (10%) 
  12. Christine Michael (1.5%)
  13. Bilal Powell (0.8%) 
  14. Antonio Andrews (0.8%)
  15. Robert Turbin (0.7%)
  16. Ahmad Bradshaw (0.4%)
  17. Antonio Andrews (0.4%)
  18. Anthony Dixon (0.2%)
  19. Chris Polk (0.2%) 
  20. Charcandrick West (0.1%)

Wide Receivers

  1. Travis Benjamin (56%) 
  2. Terrance Williams (49%) 
  3. Leonard Hankerson (1.3%) 
  4. Allen Hurns (5.3%) 
  5. Doug Baldwin (12%) 
  6. Willie Snead (0.2%) 
  7. Stevie Johnson (23%) 
  8. Rueben Randle (8.3%) 
  9. Percy Harvin (40%) 
  10. Eddie Royal (2.9%) 
  11. Tavon Austin (6.1%) 
  12. Kamar Aiken (0.4%) 
  13. Cole Beasley (5.2%) 
  14. Brandon Coleman (3%) 
  15. Martavis Bryant (80%) 
  16. Marvin Jones (15%) 
  17. Devante Parker (17%)
  18. Cecil Shorts (0.6)
  19. Ted Ginn (4.0%) (BYE)
  20. Rishard Matthews (37%) (BYE)

Tight Ends

  1. Antonio Gates (44.5%)
  2. Vernon Davis (43%) 
  3. Crockette Gillmore (7.4%) 
  4. Jordan Reed (44%) 
  5. Owen Daniels (12%) 
  6. Ladarius Green (18%) 
  7. Heath Miller (35%) 
  8. Richard Rodgers (7.6%) 
  9. Gary Barnidge (5.1%) 
  10. Jared Cook (3.1%)