Week 5 Fantasy Football: Waiver-Wire Targets Who Deserve a Start

October 1, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

There will be four teams with a bye in Week 5, so there will be plenty of owners looking to fill voids left by players who have the week off.
While that puts owners in a tough position should their bench be a bit short, there are some players on the waiver wire who have proven to have the ability to make an impact in the past few weeks.
Wide receiver Nate Washington of the Tennessee Titans, running back LeGarrette Blount of the New England Patriots and the Cleveland Browns defense/special teams have all been valuable but largely unowned assets in recent weeks.
Let's break down each of these waiver-wire options and why they will each make an impact in Week 5.
Nate Washington, WR, Tennessee Titans
Availability: Owned in 17.2 percent of ESPN leagues
Washington is quickly emerging as a top receiver in fantasy this season after two stellar games in a row. One week after compiling 131 yards against the San Diego Chargers in Week 3, Washington followe...

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