This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.
Last week was a good one for the waiver wire with Jack Doyle, Benny Snell and Bo Scarbrough having decent games. Darrel Williams was on his way to a nice fantasy outing before getting hurt and, as speculated, Gardner Minshew is back as Jaguars starting quarterback this week. Three of the top-4 fantasy running backs last week? Raheem Mostert, James White and Derrius Guice, just like we had them ranked. Hopefully your team is playoff bound, so let's look at some potential pickups this week.
This column is geared toward "standard" 12-team leagues and based upon a $100 free-agent budget. Please, please adjust for your league based on both the number of teams (I'm in a 24-team league, for example) and budget.
Jacoby Brissett, IND - Brissett gets the matchup of the week, taking on a Tampa Bay team that allows the most fantasy points to quarterbacks. While it looked like the Bucs might have turned a corner shutting down Nick Foles in the first half Sunday, it now appears that Foles just might not be that good because Gardner Minshew came on in relief of Foles in the second half and threw for 147 yards and a score, re-affirming the Buccaneers are not a good pass defense. Brissett is one of the top streaming options this week. FAAB: $5-$10
Sam Darnold, NYJ - I warned people jumping aboard the Darnold bandwagon that the Jets have an unusual home/away split. Sure enough,