NFL Waiver Wire: Week 12 Pickups

NFL Waiver Wire: Week 12 Pickups

This article is part of our NFL Waiver Wire series.

Another wacky week is in the books for the NFL. The Dolphins had their winning streak snapped, the Bengals found a way to lose once again and some Cardinals bettors (like Chad Ochocinco) were dealt a horrible bad beat. 

Both Deebo Samuel and Derrius Guice were discussed last week; you won't see them mentioned. We still seem to be looking for that late-season sleeper who will carry us to fantasy titles much in the way of Tim Hightower, Jerome Harrison and Jamaal Charles (rookie season). Maybe that player is finally there this week.

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PRIMARY TARGETS

Sam Darnold, NYJ - Darnold is something of an enigma, looking good at times this season and then having games where he mutters "I'm seeing ghosts." The attraction is his receiving options are healthy and arguably the best he's had, and he has a three-game schedule on tap that should be a cakewalk — Oakland,  at Cincinnati and Miami. I challenge you to find a better three games coming up for fantasy purposes. Ryan Griffin (more on him later) has looked the part we thought Chris Herndon would be, Robby Anderson still has elite speed to stretch the field and Jamison Crowder recently has showed why the Jets paid up for him. He's a great add, especially if you need a bye-week quarterback. FAAB: $10-$15

Nick Foles, JAC - Like Darnold, Foles has a nice schedule overall the next few weeks with

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