This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.
Buckle up for this week as Week 10 marks the first and only time we'll see six teams on bye. Therefore the waiver wire should be more important than usual and there are definitely some players worth targeting this week.
This column is geared toward "standard" 12-team leagues and based upon a $100 free-agent budget. Please, please adjust for your league based on both the number of teams (I'm in a 24-team league, for example) and budget.
Brian Hoyer, IND - It's amazing how good backup quarterbacks have performed this season; many have worked their way as to viable fantasy options on a weekly basis. While Jacoby Brissett hasn't been ruled out yet this week, common sense would suggest the Colts let him sit a game considering their opponent is the hapless Dolphins. While the Dolphins are coming off a win, they have allowed the fifth-most fantasy points per game to quarterbacks. Hoyer is one of the most experienced backups in the league and should put together a good performance, especially if he gets a week of practice with the first team. FAAB: $4-$8
Ronald Jones, TB - Finally, Jones has won the starting job after averaging 4.1 yards per carry to Peyton Barber's 3.3 mark. Jones has been the more explosive running back this season and out-touched Barber 20 to four in Sunday's loss at Seattle in his first career start. Coach Bruce Arians said Sunday Jones will continue