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Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 8

Week 7 will go down as one of the more memorable slates of the 2021 season, for reasons good and bad. Hopefully, you were able to utilize our waiver wire picks for last week and survive what was the most brutal bye week of the entire year. Only the Ravens and Raiders are off this […]

Week 7 will go down as one of the more memorable slates of the 2021 season, for reasons good and bad. Hopefully, you were able to utilize our waiver wire picks for last week and survive what was the most brutal bye week of the entire year.

Only the Ravens and Raiders are off this week, so things won’t be as dramatic, but there are still plenty of free agents available for fantasy football managers to target on their way to building that championship roster.

Here are some of those players and how much of your remaining FAAB to target for each.

FAAB denotes Free Agent Acquisition Budget 

Kenneth Gainwell (RB) Philadelphia Eagles (15% FAAB) – Miles Sanders suffered a serious ankle injury and could be sidelined for an extended period, depending on MRI results. Gainwell has acted as Philadelphia’s No. 2 back all season and now should be the heavy favorite to take over lead-back duties. That gives Gainwell weekly RB2/3 value for however long Sanders is absent and makes him a very desirable name to attack on the waiver wire.

Michael Gallup (WR) Dallas Cowboys (10% FAAB) – Odds are Gallup is rostered in your league but do your due diligence. Dallas activated Gallup from IR, which opens up a three-week window in which he could…

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