Fantasy football waiver wire pickups: QB rankings for NFL Week 4

Fantasy football waiver wire pickups: QB rankings for NFL Week 4

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Week 3 of the 2017 football season came to a close last night when the  Cowboys defeated the Cardinals on Monday Night Football.  Carson Plamer and Larry Fitzgerald shined in a losing effort but electrified us those passes and catches. Well, it’s time to begin looking ahead to Week 4 to get the information you need to get ahead of your league competition on the waiver wire. will list the top waiver wire pick-ups available in most leagues.   Depending on injuries not known at the time of this article, other names may appear throughout the week as we update the information as it comes in.  Fantasy football waiver wire pickups is a crucial key to dominating your league and making the playoffs.  Remember, never leave your team stagnant always look to upgrade through waiver wire or trades.  We are in the pivotal weeks now of the waiver wire process don’t miss out!

Deshaun Watson 

Deshawn Watson threw two picks against the defending Super Bowl Champions. Even with those untimely turnovers, his performance was noteworthy.  Watson’s  dual-threat performance consisted of 301 yards in the air by with 22 for 33 passing and two passing touchdowns.

Watson picked up 41 yards on the ground on eight carries. Texas upcoming schedule has Tennessee, Cleveland, Indianapolis, and the Rams coming within the next couple of weeks.

Jared Goff 

So are you all aboard the Goff-Wagon? All Goff did on Thursday Night Football in was complete 22 of 28 through the air for 292 yards, three touchdowns, and no picks against the 49ers.  It’s still early, but the 2016 No. 1-overall pick is a top 12 QB.

DeShone Kizer 

Kizer threw three interceptions in the loss to the Colts in week 3.  Even with the miscues, this young QB has the talent to be a fantasy goldmine.  In ESPN leagues, he racked up 22.6 fantasy points with those picks.  If you have room stash him for a fill-in because the Browns will always be playing from behind.

Brian Hoyer (8)

Hoyer threw for 332 yards against the Browns last Thursday. Depending on the matchup,  you could do much worse if your streaming QBs.

Don Phelps is Senior Fantasy Analyst/Writer/Editor for and a man who wants to welcome beginners of all stripes to fantasy football. He remembers making RGIII his QB pick in fantasy football in round 13 during RGIII’s rookie campaign in the highly competitive Pluckers Expert Draft League. He was scorned and ridiculed all the way up to week 1 of the season. However, he was reaping the rewards as RGIII led his highly vaulted Red Zone Hooligans to fantasy glory. Send him your fantasy football questions on Twitter/Facebook @DonPhelpsFGN. If you read all of that, you are destined for fantasy fame. He also dishes out fantasy advice -- Facebook page @FantasyGuruNation, Instagram and can be heard on various fantasy podcasts. In his spare time, he is the Digital Marketing/SEO Strategist for a local Austin, TX area business.

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