Odds format
United States

Week 6 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Rankings: Ranking the Top Five Players at Each Position

Looking for who to pick up on the waiver wire? Look no further as Jason Radowitz has you covered with who to pick up on your Fantasy Football Wire. Come find out NFL Week 6 Waiver Wire rankings.
| 7 mins read
Share to Facebook
Share to Twitter
Copy Link

Week 6 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Rankings: Ranking the Top Five Players at Each Position

We're not quite in the middle of the season yet. No team has a bye week heading into this week that will leave you scrambling to find a replacement for your star player. But a lot of highly projected talent hasn't produced to start the season. If you're looking to replace those players who are lacking, we've got you covered.

Here are our Week 6 Waiver Wire Rankings for fantasy football.

Error fetching data.

Looking for the best sportsbook offers? Check out the free bets page

Top 5 Quarterbacks

  • PJ Walker, Carolina Panthers
  • Geno Smith, Seattle Seahawks
  • Jimmy Garopppolo, San Francisco 49ers
  • Daniel Jones, New York Giants
  • Zach Wilson, New York Jets

The Carolina offense isn't very good. But PJ Walker will have Christian McCaffrey and a bunch of talented receivers along with his own legs to make plays. Maybe he's the spark that Carolina needs.

Believe PJ Walker can get it done for the Panthers? Make sure you use this DraftKings Promo to bet $5 and win an extra $200 on his week 6 player props!

There's also a very good chance that Geno Smith is already taken in your fantasy league. But if he's not, you better scoop him up. He's been an elite quarterback since the start of the season.

If you're really desperate, take a look at those New York throwers. Zach Wilson and Daniel Jones have been leading terrific drives down the stretch.

Top 5 Running Backs

  • Eno Benjamin, Arizona Cardinals
  • Kenneth Walker III, Seattle Seahawks
  • Latavious Murray, Denver Broncos
  • DeeJay Dallas, Seattle Seahawks
  • Tevin Coleman, San Francisco 49ers

This list is due to multiple running backs getting hurt recently. Kenneth Walker is the clear best guy, but there's a good chance that he's already been picked up last week.

Eno Benjamin might end up starting for the Cardinals next week if James Conner remains out due to injury.

Although Latavious Murray didn't play last week for the Broncos, he could fit in with their run game this week. It's still unclear how many snaps he could see but he's worth a bench spot for now.

Not only can you buy low on Kenneth Walker in fantasy, but you can also turn that into cash. At BetMGM, you can turn $10 into $200 by betting on Kenneth Walker's Week 6 Player Props

Error fetching data.

Top 5 Wide Receivers

  • Alec Pierce, Indianapolis Colts
  • Jakobi Meyers, New England Patriots
  • Randall Cobb, Green Bay Packers
  • Rondale Moore, Arizona Cardinals
  • Dyami Brown, Washington Commanders

Alec Pierce will be the most picked-up wide receiver this week. He played a career-high 59 snaps last weekend and grabbed eight catches on nine targets for the Colts in their Week 5 game against the Broncos.

Pierce has now hit 80 or more receiving yards in his last two games.

If Jakobi Meyers is still available in your league, it's time to consider adding him. He caught seven of eight passes for 111 yards. It could be Bailey Zappe at quarterback against the Steelers next week and it seems like they're got some good chemistry,

Randall Cobb could make you some money in your fantasy league and at the sportsbook this week! Use this DraftKings promo code to win an extra $200 on just a $5 bet!

Then there's Randall Cobb, who finished with 99 receiving yards for the Packers last week. He's always going to be hit or miss but he's someone who has a pretty high ceiling for his perceived value. He still had 13 targets last week.

Top 5 Tight Ends

  • Taysom Hill, New Orleans Saints
  • Gerald Everett, Los Angeles Chargers
  • Cade Otton, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Hayden Hurst, Cincinnati Bengals
  • David Njoku, Cleveland Browns

Taysom Hill went absolutely off last week. Don't expect that every week. But he's an interesting player to target at tight end. If you've been laying eggs at the tight end all season, you might as well take a flier on Hill, who can rush, receive and pass for touchdowns and yards.

If you've never heard of Cade Otton, it's okay. Nobody did until last week. Otton caught six passes for 43 yards last week after hauling in three catches for 29 yards in the previous week. There's something brewing for the rookie tight end out of Washington.

Lastly, Hayden Hurst now had touchdowns in back-to-back games. That's always good to see out of a tight end.

Use this BetMGM link to turn $10 into $200 by betting on player props.

Error fetching data.


Jason grew up an avid sports fan. His passion for sports writing grew in high school and he developed a blog that was strictly for New York Sports. From his work, you will quickly realize that he loves looking at games from an analytical and numbers perspective and hopes to provide you with that same perspective in his articles.


Almost there!

We are loading your bets, and they will be here in a second.