Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 17

Rex Burkhead
It all started back in spring or the summer. All the mock drafts, research, sleeper articles, and strategy advice. The countless hours spent preparing for this very scenario: survive until Week 17. Make it to the finals. Congratulations on advancing [...]
It all started back in spring or the summer. All the mock drafts, research, sleeper articles, and strategy advice. The countless hours spent preparing for this very scenario: survive until Week 17. Make it to the finals.Congratulations on advancing through what will undoubtedly go down the most challenging season ever. It took a special effort to navigate the myriad injuries, pandemics, and other calamities that made 2021 so complex.Now, the only thing left is to give your squad the best chance you can in wrapping up that final victory. Knowing which fantasy football free agents to target on the waiver wire is one of the best ways you can do that. Here are some of the players to target ahead of the 2021 finale.FAAB denote Free Agent Acquisition BudgetBoston Scott (RB) Philadelphia Eagles (35% FAAB) - Miles Sanders has already been ruled out this week with a broken hand and Jordan Howard is dealing with a shoulder injury. After Sanders exited Sunday's victory, Scott got a dozen carries including a goal-line plunge, and could be in for a big role this week if Howard is also ruled out.Dare Ogunbowale (RB) Jacksonville Jaguars (25% FAAB) - After James Robinson tore his Achilles, Ogunbowale came in and took over Robinson's lead dog role, racking up 19 touches in relief. With Robinson out, Ogunbowale should maintain a very high snap rate, including plenty of targets against New England's stout run defense...To read the rest of Week 15's waiver wire picks, become a FullTime Member, and get access to all premium content, including 24/7 Discord access, weekly snap reports, customized projections for your league settings, and more! Click here!
About Jody Smith 159 Articles
With over a decade of winning experience, Jody is a well-known fixture in the fantasy football community. He was named Fantasy Pros’ **Most Accurate Ranker** previously and was the site’s Top NFL over/under totals picker with a record 65% accuracy in 2020, while also ranking 5th in the country with a 55% against-the-spread hit rate. Jody has written for many sites over the years including Pro Football Focus, FantasyPros, CBS Sportsline, FantasyData, and is a regular contributor to the Fantasy Index magazine expert’s poll, draft, and auction.Jody’s experience ranking and projecting player performance will help prepare the Fulltime Fam for their big draft days as well as answers they can trust on Sunday for those ever crucial Who Do I Start questions.