Week 14 Waiver-Wire Pickups: Sleepers Who May Still Be Available

December 9, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The top seed in your league probably doesn't need to be scouring the waiver wire. After all, that player probably has a strong roster since, you know, he or she ended up in first place.
Ah, but those of you who are lower seeds heading into playoff matchups will probably take all the help you can get. So let's take a look at some sleepers—players owned in less than 50 percent of ESPN leagues—who might benefit you in your postseason contests.
Marcus Mariota, QB, Tennessee Titans
It's fairly surprising that Mariota is owned in just 41.8 percent of ESPN leagues. After all, he's now posted 17 or more fantasy points in four of his last fives games, with a 32-point game and a 35-point game coming during that time.
Yes, a lot of his value comes from his ability to run the ball. But he also has six touchdown passes in the last two weeks. Mariota isn't a player who will only have value when he has big rushing days. Those will help, but much like Russel...

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