Posted: 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013
By Sharona Sports
Week 4 is in the books and it's time to check the waiver wire list for possible bye week and injury replacements. Here is the top 5 five list of possible waiver wire studs for Week 5.
Titans fans know about Nate the Great and now the rest of the league is taking notice. Washington has been on a roll the past 2 weeks and going into Week 5 has been targeted 30 times with 19 receptions for 332 receiving yards and 2 touchdowns.
When I'm wrong I will admit it and I was wrong about Woods. The former USC trojan looks like the real deal and is getting comfortable with rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel. Woods is now earning more playing time and looks than veteran Stevie Johnson. The downside of course is that rookies will inevitably show their inexperience but Woods is now the WR1 in Buffalo. Heading into Week 5, he has 26 targets and 11 receptions for 201 yards and 2 touchdowns. He also has a 2 point conversion.
Clay has made my list before and he makes it again as it appears the Dolphins have finally wised up and decided to utilize him. The versatile player is listed as a full back but took over tight end duties with the season ending injury to Dustin Keller in the preseason. Clay can run the ball as well as catch it and has 1 receiving touchdown and 1 rushing touchdown on the year. Mike Wallace has been completely ineffectual and Clay is turning into Ryan Tannehill's most reliable target. Last night on Monday Night Football, he caught 6 passes for 42 yards and a touchdown.
Woodhead is the only Chargers running back worth a look in fantasy and it's mostly for PPR leagues. Woodhead is active in both the run game and passing game with 19 rushes for 90 yards and 22 receptions for 162 yards and 2 touchdowns.
Blount is part of the Patriots running back by committee that includes Stevan Ridley and Brandon Bolden. Blount has rocketed up the chart and is now the second leading rusher behind Stevan Ridley. On Sunday he carried the ball 9 times for 64 yards and a touchdown. Amazingly, he is the only Patriots running back to score on the year. Look for Blount's role to continue to increase.