Well we are getting into the middle of the 2023 season with the first bye weeks to consider, so time to finetune your roster with our Week 5 Waiver Wire pickups. If you were caught by any of the injuries from this past week- this should help you navigate your way through.
Making the right moves on the waiver wire is how you can really win your league. Getting those upside-depth pieces, and cutting the players that are going to struggle from your roster is going to help you going forwards
Rules for Selection & Order Priority
For a player to be considered to be added, they have to:
- Have an rostered % of 50% or under on ESPN
- Players below are listed by their roster %, not priority. Know your league settings. If there is a high-priority add, you’ll know.
CJ Stroud (HOU) 32.0% rostered
Stroud continues to amaze, continuing his streak of zero interceptions and in week four he finished with 300 yards two touchdowns and 16 yards on the ground. This is his second 300-yard and his third Street multi-score game. He is most definitely an early front-runner for most valuable player for the rookie class of 2023 and could be seen as a QB1 on your roster going forward.
Baker Mayfield (TB) 12.7% rostered
Mayfield continues to shine in Tampa he’s really showing that he can move this all fence forward he end of the week with 23.4 fantasy points three touchdowns and one interception along with 31 yards on the ground they have a bye week in week five but Paul the Detroit Lions in week six at home
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