Top 14 waiver-wire pickups for Week 9 of fantasy football

These add-ons are huge.

We’re targeting Daniel Jones, Devin Singletary, and Chris Conley on the waiver wire heading into Week 9.
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Halfway through the NFL season, it’s time to start finalizing your lineups for a playoff push.On Sunday, a few players emerged as potential replacements for any fantasy player facing a particularly daunting bye week soon.Here are 14 waiver-wire targets for fantasy players looking to fill in any gaps in their rosters.Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.Halfway through the NFL season, fantasy players were scrambling on Monday morning to work the waiver wire and fill in any gaps in their rosters.Below, we’ve collected 14 waiver-wire targets for fantasy players looking to add some depth to their rosters, going position by position to give you the best chance of earning a spot in your fantasy playoffs.All ownership percentages come from ESPN, and scoring is based on a standard ESPN points-per-reception (PPR) format.

Daniel Jones, QB, New York Giants

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ESPN fantasy ownership: 32.2%Week 8 stats: 322 passing yards, four touchdowns — 28.2 fantasy pointsOne thing to know: Jones was the top quarterback in fantasy in Week 8, throwing four touchdowns in what turned out to be a shootout against the Detroit Lions. With the Giants offense showing signs of life in recent weeks, and games against the Dallas Cowboys and New York Jets on the horizon, Jones could be a solid addition or bye-week backup for the fantasy-playoff push.

Derek Carr, QB, Oakland Raiders

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ESPN fantasy ownership: 18%Week 8 stats: 285 passing yards, three touchdowns — 23.4 fantasy pointsOne thing to know: Carr looked as good as he has all season on Sunday in a loss to the Houston Texans. With wide receiver Tyrell Williams finally back from injury, the Raiders offense should continue to improve in the coming weeks.

Raheem Mostert, RB, San Francisco 49ers

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ESPN fantasy ownership: 8.5%

These add-ons are quite clever!

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