For those of you who have made it to the next round of the fantasy football playoffs, congratulations. This is (likely) your championship game. If you’ve made it this far, you probably have a tried and true roster to rely on. However, if you’ve lost someone to injury, or are worried about your stars being benched because their teams have clinched a playoff spot, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a brief look at the best options available on the waiver wire.
Ty Montgomery (RB - GB): While Montgomery will receiver a lot of attention for his 162-yard, two-touchdown performance last weekend, he had a solid outing in Week Fifteen as well, when he managed 41 yards and a score. He’s the most owned player on this list, but a great pickup if he’s still available.
(ESPN: 58% owned)
Justin Forsett (RB - DEN): Devontae Booker has been a disappointment for fantasy owners who hoped he would step up during C.J. Anderson’s absence. Instead, it was Forsett who had the biggest fantasy impact this past weekend, amassing 37 rushing yards and 16 receiving yards. Booker managed only 17 rushing yards and 16 receiving. Forsett had more attempts and could be in line for a larger role over the next two weeks. He’s worth an add if you need running back depth.
(ESPN: 19.3% owned)
Kenny Stills (WR - MIA): Stills has a touchdown in three of his last four games, eclipsing 50 yards in three of those four outings as well. He has developed into a relatively reliable fantasy option this season, though he does have an occasional poor performance. It’s worth noting earlier this year when he played the Bills, he racked up 100 yards and a score.
(ESPN: 13.3% owned)
Ted Ginn Jr. (WR - CAR): Ginn has scored a touchdown in four of his last five games, compiling 326 yards over that span. The Panthers’ wideout seems to have regained his rhythm with quarterback Cam Newton and could be a solid streaming option for the final stretch.
(ESPN: 20.4% owned)
Hunter Henry (TE - SD): Henry may not be racking up yardage at the tight end position, but he does have a touchdown in four of his last five matchu-ps. He’s also facing the Cleveland Browns this week, so he’s certainly going to have the opportunity to score.
(ESPN: 29.5% owned)
Fantasy owners, the floor is yours! Are there any waiver wire targets you think should have made the list? You can use the comments section to discuss the playoffs, ask questions or give advice. Best of luck in your championship fight!