Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 4

The top free agents and FAAB recommendations for Week 4

Looking back on Week 3, it feels like it was a remarkable slate of games. Mostly for the wrong reasons. The Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 4 is one of the best ways fantasy managers can improve their odds at [...]
Looking back on Week 3, it feels like it was a remarkable slate of games. Mostly for the wrong reasons. The Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 4 is one of the best ways fantasy managers can improve their odds at winning this week and for the remainder of the season. 

Here are the top fantasy-relevant, low-rostered free agents to target ahead of Week 4, with FAAB recommendations.

FAAB denotes Free Agent Acquisition Budget 

Khalil Herbert (RB) Chicago Bears (65% FAAB) - Without definite word on the right knee injury to David Montomery, be prepared to go "all in" for Khalil Herbert. Montgomery appeared to twist his knee awkwardly, which often means MCL or PCL damage. It could also be a severe high-ankle sprain. Regardless, it looks like Chicago's starter will be sidelined for several games and Herbert flashed his RB1 upside. After Montgomery's exit, Herbert did something Montgomery has never done in the NFL- rushed for 157 yards and two scores. Chicago's anemic passing attack is historically bad, which means Herbert could see a significant workload for multiple weeks. Be prepared to make a substantial waiver claim, but you just might land an RB1 for the next month or longer. 

Jamaal Williams (RB) Detroit Lions (55% FAAB) - We've been on Williams since this summer, so he's probably not available in your league. However, he is unrostered in over half of ESPN leagues. Williams already has stand alone weekly value. But, with D'Andre Swift now slated to miss at least two games 

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