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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Best Pickups For Week 11 Of NFL Action

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Looking for the next big waiver wire move in your fantasy league? We got some advice.

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Quarterback

Ryan Tannehill, MIA, owned in 26% of Yahoo League

The Dolphins have won four straight and it's been by the good play of their quarterback. He's made some big plays in big moments and hasn't thrown an interception in the past four games. He put up nearly 25 points in this past game although he's got a tough matchup with the Rams' defense coming up.

Alex Smith, KC, owned in 25% of Yahoo Leagues

The Chiefs are coming off a hard-earned victory against the Carolina Panthers. If there was ever a game for Smith to light it up, it's in week 11 when he takes on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs are currently giving up the third-most points to quarterbacks.

Running Back

Kenneth Dixon, BAL, owned in 19% of Yahoo Leagues

Dixon has become the lead back in Baltimore and he's a good add because the Ravens are a team that will never completely abandon the run. The only issues this week is the fact that Baltimore is facing the Cowboys, who are giving up the least points to running backs. He's good a for a cheap score on your fantasy team at least.

Paul Perkins, NYG, owned in 24% of Yahoo Leagues

The Giants don't exactly have a great rushing attack but Paul Perkins is going to be the guy because Rashad Jennings is never healthy. The next few weeks are looking good for the New York rushing attack. In the next two weeks after tonight they get Chicago and Cleveland. Both those teams have struggled to stop big plays from running backs.

Wide Receiver

Jeremy Kerley, SF,  owned in 9% of Yahoo Leagues

If you are desperate for a receiver, take the only guy that seems to perform for the 49ers. San Francisco is awful but Kerley has seen his targets rise over the last several weeks. They have a tough matchup with New England coming up but their schedule gets so much easier afterward with the 4th, 8th, and 5th worst pass defenses on the horizon.

Adam Humphries, TB, owned in 27% of Yahoo Leagues

Jameis Winston didn't pass the ball Humphries way all that much this week but he's still a good addition this week as well. He's got a favorable matchup with the Chiefs coming up, who have given up the ninth-most points to receivers.

Tight End

C.J. Fiedorowicz, HOU, owned in 21% of Yahoo Leagues

He's been on the rise for weeks and has consistently outperformed his projections. If you need a tight end, which everyone pretty much does, go grab him now before he's off the market.

Hunter Henry, SD, owned in 21% of Yahoo Leagues

Henry fell off after getting hurt and he is on bye this week but hear me out. Nobody has higher upside over the final stretch of the season than Henry. He's got only one game against a team that has been solid at stopping tight ends and that's the Texans. After that he's got four straight weeks of soft opponents.

Defense

Detroit Lions, owned in 5% of Yahoo Leagues

Don't sleep on this Lion's defense. They have consistently made some plays and have performed well over the course of the season. They get a favorable matchup with the Jaguars, whose quarterback loves to toss interceptions. Expect a good performance from the Detroit D this week.

Kicker

Matt Prater, DET, owned in 11% of Yahoo Leagues

He was an absolute burner in week nine against the Minnesota Vikings and had the bye this week. For week 11, he gets a matchup with the Jaguars, who have given up the most points to kickers this season.