2020 Fantasy Football Rankings — NFL Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups, Adds, Injuries, RB Snaps

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2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 60 percent owned in fantasy leagues
  • Last Update: Sunday Evening
  • Next Update: Monday Afternoon
  • 12 PPR Scoring
  • Full waiver analysis (Here)
  • Bye Weeks: Chargers, Saints, Raiders, Seahawks

2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups: RB

  1. Alexander Mattison
  2. Damien Harris
  3. Cam Akers
  4. Chase Edmonds
  5. Justin Jackson
  6. Phillip Lindsay
  7. Nyheim Hines
  8. D’Ernest Johnson
  9. J.D. McKissic
  10. Latavius Murray
  11. Chris Thompson
  12. Wayne Gallman
  13. Brian Hill
  14. Jamaal Williams
  15. Adrian Peterson
  16. Tony Pollard
  17. Travis Homer
  18. Cordarrelle Patterson
  19. Gio Bernard
  20. Darrynton Evans

2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups: WR

  1. Tee Higgins
  2. Chase Claypool
  3. Marquez Valdes-Scantling
  4. Preston Williams
  5. Christian Kirk
  6. Henry Ruggs
  7. Laviska Shenault
  8. N’Keal Harry
  9. Zach Pascal
  10. Travis Fulgham
  11. Mecole Hardman
  12. Tim Patrick
  13. Tre’Quan Smith
  14. Russell Gage
  15. Cole Beasley
  16. Keelan Cole
  17. Greg Ward
  18. Brandon Aiyuk
  19. Scotty Miller
  20. Collin Johnson
  21. Hunter Renfrow
  22. Gabriel Davis
  23. Darnell Mooney
  24. Isaiah Ford
  25. Anthony Miller
  26. Mike Williams
  27. Golden Tate
  28. Corey Davis
  29. Andy Isabella
  30. Curtis Samuel
  31. Kalif Raymond
  32. Danny Amendola

2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups: TE

  1. Dalton Schultz
  2. Robert Tonyan
  3. Jimmy Graham
  4. Eric Ebron
  5. Logan Thomas
  6. Mo Alie-Cox
  7. Greg Olsen

2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups: QB Streams

  1. Ryan Fitzpatrick vs. NYJ
  2. Andy Dalton vs. ARZ
  3. Kirk Cousins vs. ATL
  4. Ryan Tannehill vs. HOU
  5. Gardner Minshew vs. DET

2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire Pickups: D/ST Streams

  1. NE vs. DEN
  2. MIA vs. NYJ
  3. WAS at NYG
  4. TEN vs. HOU
  5. GB at TB
  6. ARZ at DAL

2020 Week 6 Waiver Wire: Week 5 Injury Report

Running Back

  • Dalvin Cook (groin) — Exited game, questionable for Week 6
  • Zack Moss (toe) — Expected to play Tuesday
  • Austin Ekeler (hamstring) — On Injured Reserve
  • Nick Chubb (knee) — On Injured Reserve
  • Sony Michel (quad) — On Injured Reserve
  • Carlos Hyde (shoulder) — Did not play; on bye Week 6
  • LeSean McCoy (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Phillip Lindsay (foot) — On bye week; questionable for Week 6
  • Christian McCaffrey (hamstring) — Did not play; doubtful for Week 6
  • Tevin Coleman (knee) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6

Wide Receiver

  • Diontae Johnson (back) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Sammy Watkins (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • DJ Chark (ankle) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • AJ Green (hamstring) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Chris Hogan (knee) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Michael Thomas (discipline) — Out for MNF; bye Week 6
  • Mike Williams (hamstring) — Questionable for MNF
  • A.J. Brown (knee) — Expected to play Tuesday night
  • Adam Humphries (COVID-19 List) — Will not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Corey Davis (COVID-19 List) — Will not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Davante Adams (hamstring) — On bye week; questionable for Week 6
  • Julio Jones (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Allen Lazard (core) — On Injured Reserve
  • Bryan Edwards (ankle) — Did not play; on bye Week 6
  • Chris Godwin (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • DeSean Jackson (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Sterling Shepard (toe) — Did not play; on Injured Reserve
  • Breshad Perriman (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Alshon Jeffery (foot) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Denzel Mims (hamstring) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6

Quarterback

  • Baker Mayfield (ribs) — Probable for Week 6
  • Dak Prescott (ankle) — Carted off; expected out most of the season
  • Cam Newton (COVID-19) — On bye week; probable for Week 6
  • Sam Darnold (shoulder) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Drew Lock (shoulder) — Did not play; out 2-4 weeks
  • Kyle Allen (arm) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6

Tight End

  • Tyler Eifert (neck) — Exited game; questionable for Week 6
  • Jared Cook (groin) — Questionable for MNF
  • Noah Fant (ankle) — On bye week; questionable for Week 6
  • Jordan Akins (concussion) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6
  • Dallas Goedert (ankle) — Did not play; questionable for Week 6

2020 Week 5 Running Back Snap Shares

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