RotoWire Partners
Working the Wire: Gates Returns
Working the Wire: Gates Returns

Kevin Payne scours the waiver wire for Week 5's best pickups, and at the top of the list is Antonio Gates, who returns from suspension this week for Philip Rivers and the Chargers.

Read More Of The Latest Fantasy Articles
Win Your Daily NFL Contests
NFL Lineup Optimizer Try It Now!
Fantasy Football News
GM Doug Whaley expressed hope that Watkins (calf) can return this week against Tennessee, reports. "Everything points to that it's not that severe," said Whaley. "We're hoping to see how he responds this week. We have our fingers crossed that he may be in this week. There's no indication that it's going to be something long term. But I never say never with injuries, especially with soft tissue injuries."
Randle did not see a snap in the fourth quarter of Sunday's loss to the Saints after nearly fumbling at the goal line for the second consecutive week, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Reed will undergo the league's concussion protocol after suffering what is believed to be his at least his 4th concussion, the Washington Post reports. His last concussion was in 2013 and forced him to miss the final six games of the season.
Dixon's teammate Karlos Williams suffered a concussion during Sunday's loss to the Giants,'s Ian Rapoport reports.
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said he thinks Bryant (foot) has a shot to return for Week 7 against the Giants, Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News reports.
RotoWire on SiriusXM

Download The 120 Sports App

Fantasy Baseball News
Mikolas may return to Major League Baseball next year, Patrick Newman of NPB Tracker reports.
Pomeranz is slated for arthroscopic surgery on the AC joint in his left shoulder, John Hick of the Bay Area News Group reports.
Molina visited a hand specialist Monday and the Cardinals still believe that he will be on the postseason roster.
Cain tossed five innings of shutout ball, surrendering two hits while striking out one in Sunday's season-finale against the Rockies
Pagan (knee) will undergo a procedure on his right knee in the next few days, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.
Fantasy Basketball News
Vonleh recorded 12 points and 11 rebounds over 26 minutes in Monday's preseason opener against the Kings.
Leonard received the start at center in Monday's preseason-opening loss to the Kings. He finished with 14 points (5-11 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 3-3 FT), eight rebounds, and a blocked shot in 24 minutes.
Harkless scored 14 points (5-6 FG, 2-3 3Pt, 2-6 FT) and added six rebounds in 24 minutes during the Trail Blazers' preseason opener Monday against the Kings.
Crabbe received the start at small forward in Monday's preseason opener against the Kings and finished with 12 points (5-8 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 1-2 FT) and two boards in 23 minutes of action.
Rondo (back) played 19 minutes in the Kings' exhibition opener Monday against the Trail Blazers. He finished with five points (2-4 FG, 1-2 FT) and contributed five rebounds, three assists, and two steals.
Fantasy Hockey News
Brickley has earned a roster spot with the Panthers, according to General Manager Dale Tallon, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports. "Brickley had a great camp, was basically our last cut," Tallon said. "[Brickley] earned a job. It started in rookie camp, continued on. He's been terrific every day. He didn't just have one day.''
Howden has earned a roster spot with the Panthers to begin the season, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports.
Fehr, who underwent elbow surgery in early June, participated in a workout Tuesday at the team's training facility, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
Barberio was placed on waivers by Montreal, Hockey Inside Out reports.
Smith-Pelly has made the Canadiens' opening-night roster.
Fantasy Golf News
Scott returns to traditional-length putter at Presidents Cup Andy Zunz of reports.
Fantasy College Football News
Bercovici completed 27-of-44 passes for 273 yards, two touchdowns and an interception and carried nine times for 37 yards and a third score Saturday as Arizona State defeated UCLA 38-23 on the road in Los Angeles.
Fantasy College Basketball News
Hawkins to miss four weeks with a broken bone in his right hand.
Fantasy NASCAR News
Logano struggled with the handling of his No. 22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford Fusion on Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway, coming home with a 10th-place finish in the AAA 400 and safely transferring into the second round of the Chase of the Sprint Cup, reports.
Fantasy Soccer News
Romero said he accepts that he is now the No. 2 to David de Gea after starting the first six matches of the season, according to the Daily Mail.

FREE Weekly Fantasy News Report

Sign Up Today!