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NFL Fantasy football waiver wire pickups for Week Two

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Week 1 is in the books and it felt so good to have football, and fantasy, back in our lives. 

After watching Willie Snead go off for 170 receiving yards and a literal nobody in Jack Dunne catching two touchdown passes from Andrew Luck, a lot of fantasy players have realised that they may have made some unwise draft choices.

Well, we are here to help you out, with our weekly waiver wire advice that you should follow to improve your team. Here are four players you should seriously consider picking up to boost your roster.


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Spencer Ware

Why are you people still not picking up Spencer Ware!? We highlighted him last week before the first game as a must-add after Jamaal Charles' injury worries and we were right too. 

Ware was incredible for the Chiefs against the San Diego Chargers. He was the third highest-scoring running back in all of fantasy in week one, putting up 25.90 points in NFL standard scoring after rushing for 70 yards and a touchdown and then adding to that with seven catches for 129 yards through the air.

Ware is owned in just 32% of leagues and that will surely change. If he is available in your league, grab him! 

Will Fuller

Struggling at wide receiver? Will Fuller could be the man to ease your troubles. 

The Houston Texans may have a star on their hands in the form of the ex-Notre Dame star they selected in the first round of this year's NFL Draft. 

Despite being one of the first wideout's off the board on Draft night, it looks like fantasy owners didn't rate the 22-year-old quite as highly as the Texans front office did, with him being owned in just 9% of leagues.

Well, the man playing opposite DeAndre Hopkins put in a Nuk Lite performance on Sunday against the Bears as he went off for over a hundred yards and a touchdown in a win over the Bears. Fuller has breakneck speed and when you combine him with the big arm of Brock Osweiler, we could be seeing a match made in heaven forming between the two.

Matt Stafford

Disappointed with Tyrod Taylor and his five-point performance? Maybe you have Tom Brady and are streaming Quarterback's until the Patriots is back. Or is Russell Wilson's ankle injury troubling you? 

Well, Matthew Stafford may well be your salvation. Under the direction of new offensive co-ordinator Jim Bob Cooter, Stafford has become a legitimate play in any 10-team and above league.

The Lions are a tempo team now and it showed on Sunday, as Stafford threw for 340 yards and three TD's against the Colts. Now, it may have only been the Colts, but Stafford is going to be the real deal this season. 

Eric Ebron

All aboard the Detroit Lions hype train! With Matt Stafford's resurgence happening at Ford Field, this could finally be the year that Eric Ebron proves himself.

The former 10th overall pick has been threatening to break out ever since he was drafted in 2014 and after two years of experience - it might be time.

Ebron was the fourth-highest scoring TE in week one with 10.6 points. He caught all five of his targets for 46 yards and a TD. With the dearth of good TE's in modern fantasy, Ebron could be a top pick up.

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