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Fantasy Football 2017 waiver wire: Best pickups for week eight of NFL action

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Looking for the next big move in your fantasy league? We’ve got some advice

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Quarterback

Trevor Siemian, owned in 35% of Yahoo Leagues

Siemian has some value as a streaming option this week as the Chiefs give up the ninth-most points to quarterbacks.

Case Keenum, owned in 9% of Yahoo Leagues

Keenum is never going to be an incredible option but the Vikings will be going up against the Browns who allow the second-most points to quarterbacks.

Running Back

Wendell Smallwood, owned in 41% of Yahoo Leagues

He’s got a great matchup this week with the 49ers, who just gave Ezekiel Elliott a huge day. The 49ers give up the third-most points to running backs.

Giovani Bernard, owned in 22% of Yahoo Leagues

He’s a solid option this week as the Colts are giving up the second-most points to the position this season.

Wide Receiver

Marquise Goodwin, owned in 3% of Yahoo Leagues

He’s worth a shot this week as rookie quarterback C.J. Beathard likes to go his way. Plus, the Eagles are giving up the fifth-most points to receivers.

Travis Benjamin, owned in 5% of Yahoo Leagues

He’s been up and down all season but he could break out against the Patriots, who give the fourth-most points to receivers.

Tight End

Antonio Gates, owned in 23% of Yahoo Leagues

He’s not the must-have he used to be but against the Patriots, who have struggled to defend tight ends, giving up the fourth-most points, he’s got a chance.

Julius Thomas, owned in 18% of Yahoo Leagues

He’s been a bit inconsistent but he’s got a great match with the Ravens, who give up the third-most points to tight ends.

Defense

Cincinnati Bengals, owned in 26% of Yahoo Leagues

The Colts are giving up the second-most points to defenses and the Bengals are a must-stream for this week.

Atlanta Falcons, owned in 22% of Yahoo Leagues

The Falcons will be up against the Jets, who have given up the eighth-most points to opposing defenses this season.

Kicker

Randy Bullock, owned in 1% of Yahoo Leagues

The Colts are giving up the most points to kickers this season, Bullock has been solid outside of last week against the Steelers.

Nick Rose, owned in 1% of Yahoo Leagues

He’ll be kicking for the Redskins against the Cowboys. Good for Rose, the Cowboys are allowing the eighth-most points to kickers this season.