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

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

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Drew Stanton, owned in 2% of Yahoo leagues

If you’re desperate for some quarterback help this week, go with the Cardinals’ starter Drew Stanton. The 49ers are giving up the second-most points to quarterbacks.

C.J. Beathard, owned in 4% of Yahoo leagues

You could play both sides of this coin as Beathard will have ample opportunity against a Cardinals’ defense that gives up the fourth-most points to quarterbacks.

Running Back

Theo Riddick, owned in 40% of Yahoo leagues

The Detroit Lions running back hasn’t been lighting it up but against the Packers, giving up the fifth-most points to running backs.

D’onta Foreman, owned in 11% of Yahoo leagues

The Texans should find easy running this week against the Colts who give up the second-most points to running backs.

Wide Receiver

Terrance Williams, owned in 9% of Yahoo leagues

Terrance could have a big game against the Chiefs who are giving up the most points to receivers, period.

Marquise Goodwin, owned in 5% if Yahoo leagues

The 49ers shouldn’t find it too tough to throw against the Cardinals, who give up the third-most points to receivers.

Tight End

Julius Thomas, owned in 15% of Yahoo leagues

The Dolphins should look to get their tight ends involved more in this matchup as the Raiders are giving up the tenth-most points to the position.

Tyler Higbee, owned in 1% of Yahoo leagues

The Rams will find it tough to sling it on the Giants’ secondary but they could have success with throwing to the tight end. New York is the worst defender of tight ends in the NFL this season.


49ers, owned in 2% of Yahoo leagues

Arizona is giving up the fifth-most points to defenses this season, the 49ers have a chance to win this one.

Falcons, owned in 28% of Yahoo leagues

This week, the Falcons travel to Carolina where the Panthers are giving up the sixth most points to defenses this season.


Phil Dawson, owned in 5% of Yahoo leagues

The 49ers are giving up the fifth-most points to kickers this season.

Blair Walsh, owned on 31% of Yahoo leagues

The Seahawks get the Redskins this week, who have given up the sixth-most points to kickers, including four field goals to Dallas last week.

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