NFL Waiver Wire: Week 13 Pickups
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 13 Pickups

This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.

We get a nice three-game slate on Turkey Day (including my Bills), so it's a quick turnaround in the NFL this week. Some of last week's selections panned out well with Sam Darnold, Bo Scarbrough, James Washington and Jonathan Williams having good weeks. This week there's some interesting selections and we're finally past the bye weeks. Warning: wide receiver is thin on the waiver wire this week.

This column is geared toward "standard" 12-team leagues and based upon a $100 free-agent budget. Please, please adjust for your league based on both the number of teams (I'm in a 24-team league, for example) and budget.

QUARTERBACK

PRIMARY TARGETS

Ryan Tannehill, TEN - First, he's helped by a vicious running attack with Derrick Henry who looks like a man among boys on the football field. Next, I'm going to plagiarize this line from RotoWire colleague Chris Liss: "What if Ryan Tannehill was always good, but just playing in a terrible situation the first seven years of his career?" Tannehill has been a fantasy monster with games of at least 20.8 fantasy points (and as high at 37) in each of his last five contests. The key is he's been using his legs to gain valuable rushing stats and should continue to do so. FAAB: $6-$12

SECONDARY TARGETS

Andy Dalton, CIN - Dalton was named the starter Monday, and one has to wonder if the Bengals would have won either of their last two games had Dalton started. This

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