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Waiver Wire Rankings Week 17

The last week of the NFL regular season is here, which means it’s fantasy football championship week for some of you, Congrats!

Waiver Wire Rankings

The last week of the NFL regular season is here, which means it’s fantasy football championship week for some of you, Congrats!

To be honest, most leagues are already done. It’s become the standard in fantasy football to skip week 17. Having your championship during a week where most NFL teams are resting players for the playoffs or allowing rookies a chance to play for experience for next season, is tough. Although every year is different, for example, Dallas didn’t want to cool off their high powered offense and played all their starters last night against the Lions in a meaningless game, so this year might not be as bad as previous years.

Week 17 Championship Advice

My advice would be to lean on those who have something to play for. The NFC and AFC playoff bracket isn’t finalized. There are still teams fighting for every point in hopes of either clinching a playoff spot or moving into a better position like gaining the 2nd seed and getting a first-round bye (Chiefs). A lot of players have already called it a year, avoid those on teams you think don’t care anymore.

Rank Pos. Waiver Wire Rankings TM  %Owned
1 WR Cameron Meredith
2 WR Adam Thielen
3 RB Jacquizz Rodgers
4 RB Alfred Blue
5 RB Alex Collins
6 WR J.J. Nelson
7 TE Charles Clay
8 WR Brandon LaFell
9 WR Marqise Lee
10 TE C.J. Fiedorowicz
11 RB Rex Burkhead
12 RB DeAndre Washington
13 RB Zach Zenner
14 RB Mike Gillislee
15 RB Chris Thompson
16 RB Paul Perkins
17 TE Jack Doyle
18 WR Eli Rogers
19 WR Kenny Stills
20 WR Jeremy Kerley

In the off chance you’re looking to beef up your Flex spot, the following week 17 waiver wire players are ranked here for you.

Mike Rigz

Mike is the founding member at Gridiron Experts with over 1000+ articles credited to his name. With over 25 years of fantasy experience, Mike has a very unique style when picking sleepers and gems. He has always had an outside the box look on the NFL and rarely gets sucked into the hype over players or buzzing offenses. Mike has three kids and lives on the West Coast. He's happily married to a beautiful woman who also loves sports. Sundays are spent with friends and family watching games from opening kickoff to well into the evenings.

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