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article imageFantasy Football: Top waiver wire options in week 9

By Larry Seely     Nov 1, 2015 in Sports
Injuries are a part of football, but this weekend had several key players in the NFL go down and that will change the way fantasy football owners set their rosters for week 9.
With the injury bug hitting every position hard, here's an early look at the best waiver wire options at each position and how these players can help for the rest of the regular season.
Running back is usually the hardest position to find help this late in the year, but that will change this week. While no official news from Chicago has been reported, it looks like Matt Forte will be lost for at least a couple of weeks. Bears backup Jeremy Langford is available in nearly every league and after his performance against a tough Minnesota defense, the rookie from Michigan State is an excellent option next week against a banged-up San Diego Chargers defense.
Another star back was taken off the field on Sunday in Pittsburgh. Le'Veon Bell was carted off with a knee injury and his return in the near future is doubtful. DeAngelo Williams filled in well to start the year and for fantasy football owners needing help, the veteran running back should be available in most leagues.
Veteran wide receiver Steve Smith was already planning to retire after the season, but an Achilles injury against the Chargers will cut his season short and end his career. His absence will give Chris Givens a shot a starting job and with his speed, he should provide some decent point totals for owners in need. Givens has averaged over 16 yards per catch in his four years in the NFL and could become the number one receiving threat for Joe Flacco in Baltimore.
This time of year is tough, owners can't afford a loss and injuries can't be avoided. Research is key and with the help of articles like this, owners can continue their quest for a league title, but only if they make the right moves.
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