Waiver Wire Adds
Terrence West - Baltimore Ravens - RB
The Baltimore running game has been like blindly throwing darts, while drunk, in the middle of a crowded bar. We step up to the line yet again, this time on the waiver wire, and not in drafts. West was active in Week 4, and rushed more than any Ravens back in a single game this season (21 attempts). Will this continue? We don't know, but we can take another shot because grabbing waiver wire backs has been a crapshoot. He had a decent matchup, and took advantage of it against the Raiders, rushing for over 100 yards and a touchdown. Outside of West, we are basically waiting for another running back to go down at this point.
Cole Beasley - Dallas Cowboys - WR
With Dez Bryant out on a week-to-week basis, and even if he came back, Cole Beasley has been seeing plenty of targets in the Dallas passing game. Given the inexperience of Dak Prescott, we know check down targets get some buzz, and that is the case here. He led the Dallas Cowboys in yards against the 49ers. He isn't going to be a big touchdown guy, so I am really going to be reserving him for GPP's. He is on pace for over 100 receptions at this point, and 1,000 receiving yards.
Week 5 Streaming Options
Carson Wentz - Philadelphia Eagles - QB - @ Lions
Detroit's secondary had another subpar performance against Brian Hoyer, allowing over 300 yards and two scores. They currently rank dead last in pass defense, and have allowed the second most fantasy points per game to opposing quarterbacks this season. Carson Wentz has been very impressive, and has looked far from a rookie quarterback. Wentz has a decent amount of weapons around him, and on the road at Detroit he is an easy streaming option. At the moment he is graded as PFF's best quarterback, and you know what I am in.
Other Suggestions: Ryan Tannehill
Fozzy Whittaker - Carolina Panthers - RB - Buccaneers
Jonathan Stewart is out, and Cameron Artis-Payne has been starting, but Fozzy Whittaker has been the more productive back. Carolina has a lot of question marks in this offense right now, and maybe even more if Cam Newton is out. The Buccaneers are allowing the seventh most fantasy points per game to opposing backs this season, and Carolina has a friendly home total. Tampa ranks 31st against backs in the passing game, allowing 80 receiving yards per game.
Other Suggestions: Bilal Powell (If Matt Forte Is Out)
Quincy Enunwa - New York Jets - WR - @ Steelers
With Eric Decker out, Quincy Enunwa is going to be bumped up. He was already have a solid year, but should step into more of a prominant role. Pittsburgh ranks 24th against WR2s, with a 9.4% DVOA. He went 6-60-0 against a tough Seattle secondary, which was on seven targets. He has had six or more targets in each game this season, and 6 or more seems an easy number for him to be at going forward.
Other Suggestions: Victor Cruz
Charles Clay - Buffalo Bills - TE - @ Rams
It is not the most optimal matchup against this suddenly hot Los Angeles defense, but we know Charles Clay is going to be a go-to guy with Sammy Watkins out. Los Angeles has allowed the eighth most fantasy points per game to opposing tight ends this season, which have been pretty lackluster ones. Buffalo has come out and said they want to get him more involved in the passing game. If Antonio Gates is out, Hunter Henry would be the preferred play, but Gates might be making his return.
Other Suggestions: Hunter Henry (If Antonio Gates Is Out)
Los Angeles Rams - D/ST - Bills
Buffalo is coming off two big wins against the Patriots and Cardinals, but we can be real when we say this offense isn't good. Los Angeles ranks inside the top ten in fantasy points per game scored. This is a solid front seven, and with Buffalo coming across country, I am anticipating another big game for them. Football Outsiders has the Rams inside the top half in both rush and pass defense, which should jump up after the Cardinals game.
Other Suggestions: Pittsburgh Steelers