Recently, some of RotoWire’s top men have been recapping their experiences in expert leagues like Tout Wars and elite NFBC events, and one common refrain in all of them has been how to handle saves: how early is too early to pop a closer? How long can you wait to grab one? That sort of thing.
There are always more sleepers on my list than I have roster spots. Even in a deeper league, say a 16-teamer with six bench spots instead of a “standard” 12-team format, there’s always someone else I can look at and think, “I see the upside”.
In that spirit, here’s some skill players who don’t have a lot of buzz heading into the season and probably aren’t rostered in your league, but who could be just one big performance away from being waiver wire darlings. If you do happen to have a spot or two available after moving guys to IR, and all the obvious Dede Westbrooks and James Conners are already gone, these guys could provide a windfall:
This week’s installment of the Tuesday TC blog is brought to you by me live tweeting a rewatch of DRAFT DAY earlier this evening. If you like football and laughing at truly, horribly, mind-numbingly bad movies, I highly recommend it.