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Fantasy Waiver Wire Week 4: TEs Dalton Schultz, Zach Ertz among top free agent pickups after Monday night breakouts

  Fantasy Waiver Wire Week 4: TEs Dalton Schultz, Zach Ertz among top free agent pickups after Monday night breakouts Dalton Schultz and Zach Ertz vaulted themselves into the TE1 conversation after big Monday night performances. Both will be among the top Week 4 fantasy waiver wire pickups. See more potential free agent adds after waivers clear on Wednesday morning.Our full free agent list has even more of these types of players, including the recently reinstated Josh Gordon. Again, these are mostly free agent pickups, so don't get too excited. We do have some Week 4-specific streamers, including a few QBs, several TEs, and a bunch of D/STs (which will be important this week). You can find the streamer suggestions at the end of the list.

Trevor Lawrence has sky-high expectations to live up to, but he finds himself in a pretty good landing spot, with decent talent and a pretty accomplished head coach in Urban Meyer. If this isn't one of the league's most improved offenses, it 'll be a disappointment, even with Travis Etienne How much does he trust Trevor Lawrence ? Can their defense keep them in enough games? Will the offense even be better than it was last year? A low bar, that last one, but early returns in preseason have not been so positive. This is an offense with so many unknowns with a first- time NFL head coach, a rookie QB

And that’s why we do these rankings, as those bad teams look like they could be in the running for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL draft, where the prize could be Trevor Lawrence , the superstar-in-the-making Clemson quarterback. So let’s run through our second edition of the un-power rankings in the NFL and see which fan bases should start hoping their teams truly tank for Trevor (and, while we’re at it , Justin Fields could be a great pick too!). Fantasy football stock watch after Week 5: DK Metcalf up, Lamar Jackson down.

These players saw their fantasy values increase or decrease most based on their performances in Week 5:

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QB Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Brady makes the hot list after throwing for five touchdowns and over 400 yards in a game for the first time in his career. Mike Evans and Antonio Brown both caught a pair of touchdowns while individually going over 100 yards receiving.

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QB Trevor Lawrence, Jacksonville Jaguars: Lawrence has quietly improved this season, to the point that he looks like a valid fantasy option going forward. He opened the season with seven interceptions in his first three games but has started to minimize those mistakes, while becoming an even greater factor running the ball.

Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Josh Jacobs, Dalvin Cook, Darrell Henderson, more affecting Week 4 start 'em, sit 'em calls

  Fantasy Injury Updates: Latest news on Josh Jacobs, Dalvin Cook, Darrell Henderson, more affecting Week 4 start 'em, sit 'em calls Josh Jacobs, Dalvin Cook, Darrell Henderson, and Elijah Mitchell could all be "questionable" leading into this weekend's games. Their absences would surely affect Week 4 fantasy RB rankings and start-sit calls. Get the latest RB injury updates.For all the latest fantasy news, follow us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy.

Fantasy Draft Stock Report: Don't trust the consensus on these six tight ends. Dalton Del Don. August 18, 2019, 5:19 PM. It was never wise to chase last year’s touchdowns at Ebron’s inflated price, but now he’s someone to actively avoid with Luck’s status so unclear. T.J. Hockenson (My Rank=TE28 vs. ADP=TE19). Rookie tight ends simply rarely make fantasy impacts, and we should expect nothing less from one playing for a slow Lions team (Detroit ranked 29th in pace in neutral situations last season) that’s going to feature the run while also employing two strong WR options (including in the red zone).

Get instant advice on your decision to start Teddy Bridgewater or Trevor Lawrence for Week 3. We offer recommendations from over 100 fantasy football experts along with player statistics, the latest news and matchup information. He's also rushing much less than fantasy managers anticipated coming into the NFL, which was going to be part of his fantasy stock and was he was valued so highly in redraft leagues right off the bat. Unfortunately, Lawrence cannot be trusted in starting lineups moving forward until we start to see the offense improve.

Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence has had a rushing touchdown each of the past two weeks. © Matt Pendleton, USA TODAY Sports Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence has had a rushing touchdown each of the past two weeks.

RB A.J. Dillon, Green Bay Packers. Drafted as a backup for Aaron Jones, Dillon has seen an increase in snaps over the past two weeks -- and he's doing more with his opportunities. He rushed for 81 yards in Week 4 and caught four passes for 49 yards and his first touchdown of the season on Sunday.

WR Kadarius Toney, New York Giants: The rookie had been quiet for the first three weeks until New York started losing offensive personnel to injury at an alarming rate. Toney has exploded over the last two weeks for a combined 16 receptions for 267 yards and two touchdowns.

WR Ja'Marr Chase, Cincinnati Bengals: Chase has been amazingly steady  considering his rookie status and all the other talent around him. He had a career-high 159 receiving yards Sunday and scored his fifth touchdown in five games.

Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Latest news on Julio Jones, A.J. Brown, Diontae Johnson, more affecting Week 4 WR rankings

  Fantasy Football Injury Updates: Latest news on Julio Jones, A.J. Brown, Diontae Johnson, more affecting Week 4 WR rankings Julio Jones, A.J. Brown, Diontae Johnson, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Sterling Shepard, and Darius Slayton are all in danger of not playing in Week 4. Get the latest injury updates ahead of your fantasy football start 'em, sit 'em decisions.For all the latest fantasy updates, follow us on Twitter @SN_Fantasy. For updates on banged-up RBs Dalvin Cook, Josh Jacobs, Darrell Henderson, and Elijah Mitchell, click here; for the latest on Lamar Jackson, go here; for more on ailing pass-catchers Rob Gronkowski, George Kittle, DeAndre Hopkins, and Antonio Brown, go here.

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Get instant advice on your decision to draft Trevor Lawrence or Trey Lance in 2021. Despite the fantasy industry being more excited for Lance and Fields How the whole thing comes together will be fascinating to watch . However, Trevor Lawrence is Keep an eye on Trey Lance, when it is time for him to take over the 49ers offense, he will be a difference-maker in fantasy , The only question is when.

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TE T.J. Hockenson, Detroit Lions: After two good games to open the season, Hockenson has been quiet over his last three. With Detroit's offensive line in shambles, QB Jared Goff needs extra protection -- which frequently keeps Hockenson in to block. That's never a good scenario for fantasy production.

RB Trey Sermon, San Francisco 49ers: Coming off a game in which he had 19 carries and 89 yards, Sermon touched the ball only once on Sunday. Elijah Mitchell's return seems to have silenced Sermon's production.

RB J.D. McKissic, Washington Football Team: McKissic has been a steady flex piece in PPR leagues, but against New Orleans, he tallied two carries for minus-1 yard and just one reception from four targets. Washington has a very tough schedule coming up.

WR Cole Beasley, Buffalo Bills: The slot receiver can be spotty in fantasy but a combined three receptions on four targets over the last two games makes Beasley someone to stay away from.

Fantasy Football Draft Strategies: First Five Picks Drafting 1st to 4th

  Fantasy Football Draft Strategies: First Five Picks Drafting 1st to 4th Nail the first five rounds of your PPR draft by understanding the player pool, positional availability and more highlighted here by Kyle Wood Rankings are not the be-all-end-all in fantasy football drafting. If you took the highest-ranked player each time your pick came around, you might end up with five receivers in your first five rounds. Context on draft day matters. Rankings are a guideline and certainly influence drafting (especially the rankings on the site you're drafting on), but your strategy should be independent of ranking and, most importantly, be adaptable.

WR Terry McLaurin, Washington Football Team: It 's not every week a backup quarterback steps in and plays at a high level. But Taylor Heinicke targeted McLaurin a team-high 14 times on Thursday, good for 11 receptions, 107 yards, and a touchdown. Lisa Barlow is ready for fans to finally see season 2 of "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City." Gibson Johns interviews the Bravo star about all of the second season's hottest topics, including the Jen Shah scandal, how Lisa initially reacted to authorities showing up at Beauty Lab + Laser, the rollercoaster of emotions that followed and what her mentality

TE Robert Tonyan, Green Bay Packers: While Aaron Rodgers' tight end should be a boon in fantasy, "Touchdown Tonyan" has been anything but this year with just four receptions over his last three games and none of them for touchdowns.

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Fantasy Football Start 'Em Sit 'Em: Week 6 lineup advice, best matchups, DFS picks .
The bye weeks have started, injuries are mounting, and there's another Sunday morning game in the UK. You need lineup advice, and we have it. Get help with your Week 6 fantasy start 'em, sit 'em decisions and NFL DFS picks.As we said, the first round of byes takes out the Saints, 49ers, Falcons, and Jets. All things considered, fantasy owners aren't getting hit too hard at most positions, especially wide receiver. Things will get tougher going forward, so it's really injuries to guys like Saquon Barkley, Clyde Edwards-Helaire, and Russell Wilson that will cause the most issues.

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