Jackie Battle

Jackie Battle, Montario Hardesty and 4 Other Running Backs to Avoid in Week 8

Just because a running back gets playing time doesn't mean you should start him
<p> Just because a running back gets playing time doesn't mean you should start him.</p>

Due to injuries and due to byes this week there are a number of fantasy owners scrambling to find a one-week waiver wire replacement in their lineups for Week 8. Nowhere does this seem as prevalent as at the running back position.

And just because they are out there, just because they are perhaps going to get the bulk of the work, there are plenty of running backs whose match ups this week just aren’t worth the headache.

Here’s a look at the names I left off of the Week 8 Waiver Wire story and why you should avoid them, too.

Fantasy Football: Waiver Wire Week 7

DeMarco Murray, Tim Tebow and Maurice Morris lead the list of must pick-ups in week 7

By CorbyYarbrough, @Corby_Yarbrough

It is Week 7, the third week of bye weeks, and some big names go on vacation this weekend. You need someone to step in off the waiver wire and hold down the fort for a week, or maybe more in some cases.

WEEK 7 BYES: Buffalo, Cincinnati, New England, New York Giants, Philadelphia, San Francisco

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<p> DeMarco Murray, Tim Tebow and Maurice Morris lead the list of must pick-ups in week 7</p>
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Fantasy Football: Waiver Wire Week 6

Tim Tebow, Delone Carter and Greg Little lead the waiver wire pickups for Week 6.

It's fantasy football bye weeks, folks, so everyone's going to be scrambling for some fill-in players because some of us have a tendency to draft our back-up without realizing he has the same bye week as our starter. Here are some of the best options available.

Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 6 may be one-week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on to stash on your roster if you have the space.

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<p> Jackie Battle, Tim Tebow, Delone Carter and Greg Little lead the waiver wire pickups for Week 6.</p>
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