NFL Waiver Wire: Week 16 Pickups
NFL Waiver Wire: Week 16 Pickups

This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.

Week 15, 2018, likely will go down as one of the worst fantasy playoff weeks in history with stud player after stud player falling far short of expectations. It made for a chaotic week in fantasy football as guys like Damien Williams, Justin Jackson, Derrick Henry, Josh Allen and Chris Carson led their fantasy squads to victory over teams with Adam Thielen, Aaron Jones, Saquon Barkley, Phillip Lindsay, Josh Gordon and JuJu Smith-Schuster, to name a few. This week there are some obvious and not-so-obvious pickups, the latter for those playing Week 17. Good luck this week and this column will have it's final publication of the season next week.

If there are questions about the players mentioned or in general, feel free to hit up the comments section.



This column is geared toward "standard" 12-team leagues and based upon a $100 free-agent budget. Please, please adjust for your league based on both the number of teams (I'm in a 24-team league, for example) and budget. 

RUNNING BACK

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Jamaal Williams, GB - Aaron Jones crushed his owners Sunday, exiting with a right knee injury now labeled as an MCL sprain. Jones suffered a similar injury late last season. Williams did an excellent job in relief of Jones against a stout Bears defense, finishing with 97 yards from scrimmage including a 10-yard touchdown run in the third quarter. Out of playoff contention, the Packers likely will go easy with Jones,

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