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Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 12

Michael Crabtree may give both the 49ers’ offense and someone’s fantasy team a late-season boost with his eventual return to the field
Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 12

With the fantasy playoffs just around the corner, there’s not much time left for those teams looking to make a last-minute push. To that end, Athlon Sports has scoured the waiver wire to identify those potential free agent pickups that could potentially buy your squad more time, as you aim to keep those fantasy postseason hopes and championship dreams alive.

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Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 11

Tavon Austin finally broke through in a big way against the Colts
Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 11

As the saying goes, patience is a virtue, but it’s often easier said than done when it comes to managing your fantasy football roster. As we enter Week 11 of the NFL regular season, some owners may be rewarded for their patience when it comes to certain players.

Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 10

It’s been a tough season for Eli Manning, but his fantasy-friendly schedule could propel him to a strong second half
Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 10

The bulk of the byes are over with as we enter Week 10, but they will remain a factor for a little longer. This week Cleveland, Kansas City, New England and the New York Jets are on bye, which means just as soon as the Patriots finally get their offense going, they take a week off. Have no fear though, as the NFL’s record-holder for touchdown passes in a game, a two-time Super Bowl MVP, and a few Texans are among those who may be available if you’re looking for some help this week.

Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 9

The Giants are on bye this week, but Andre Brown could prove to be a valuable second-half contributor for someone's fantasy team
Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 9

Similar to last week, fantasy owners figure to have their work cut out for them with six teams on bye in Week 9. No Arizona, Denver, Detroit, Jacksonville, New York Giants and San Francisco means a lot of fantasy firepower is already on the bench. Add to that several other key players who aren’t expected to play and it looks like the waiver wire/free agent pool will be a popular destination yet again this week.

Fantasy Football 2013 Waiver Wire: Week 6

Justin Blackmon is done with his suspension and ready to help your fantasy team

Denver and Dallas engaged in a shootout on Sunday, but outside of the quarterbacks, the top fantasy producer in that game was a rookie wide receiver. This is just another example of why you never know who will emerge from the shadows in a given week. What other under-the-radar options are out there entering Week 6? Athlon Sports has got the waiver wire covered.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 16

Tim Tebow, Kahlil Bell and Darrius Heyward-Bey lead the way for championship week
<p> Tim Tebow, Kahlil Bell and Darrius Heyward-Bey lead the way for championship week</p>

It’s Week 16 — fantasy football championship week for most of you, fantasy semifinals for some. Needless to say, if you’ve made it this far, you are biting your nails on which players you might be able to pick up to help get you that final push and either win a title or get to the title game. Surprisingly, there are still some names, albeit not household names, that could get you there.

Here are about 2,500 words on who can help you. Good luck in the playoffs.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 15

Felix Jones is the must pick-up as you hit the playoffs
<p> Felix Jones is the must pick-up as you hit the playoffs</p>

So you made it to Week 15. Congratulations. That either means you won a quarterfinal game or your league’s playoffs begin this week.

This time of the year there is not usually that much to find on the waiver wire that will be of that much benefit to you — you would like to play with who got you here. But injuries, bad matchups and other unfortunate circumstances might have to scouring the wire to see what’s out there to help you advance.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 14 Playoffs

Christian Ponder, Marion Barber and Ricky Williams lead the way this week
<p> Christian Ponder, Marion Barber and Ricky Williams lead the way this week</p>

It’s playoff time — for most of you at least. Now is the time of year where every move has to be the right one or your fantasy football season is over. Of course this late in the 2011 season, pickings are slim on the waiver wire. But there are a few names out there that could be beneficial as you make your way through the playoffs.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 13 and Playoffs

T.J. Yates, Caleb Hanie and Vince Young lead the way this week
<p> T.J. Yates, Caleb Hanie and Vince Young lead the way this week</p>

The playoffs start for some fantasy football leagues in Week 13, for many more this is the final push to try and secure a spot before the playoffs start. This late into the season, there’s not a whole lot to trust on the waiver wire; they wouldn’t be on there if you could.

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