Week 3 Waiver Wire: Reviewing Top Pickups and Drops Likely Available

September 20, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There's no avoiding the scourge of injuries in the NFL. The chaotic, physical nature of the game means everyone on the field is one play away from a trip to the trainer's table or even the surgery ward. 
Week 2 hit running backs particularly hard, with guys like Danny Woodhead, Adrian Peterson and Jonathan Stewart all suffering leg injuries.

Add the notable injuries to poor early returns from some players, and just two weeks of football already have fantasy football owners scrambling like Cam Newton on a broken play, hoping to make the right moves without getting blindsided. 

Every week, certain players quickly become waiver-wire favorites. Whether you believe in wisdom of the crowds or think people are sheep, it's worth taking a look at which players are proving particularly popular, and why.
Here are the top pickups and drops from Yahoo Sports and ESPN fantasy football leagues entering Week 3.
To account for the larger 12- and 14-player leagues,...

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