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Carlos Hyde: Early waiver wire option in Week 12 after solid TNF performance

Carlos Hyde is a potential early waiver wire option in Week 12 after a solid Week 11 performance on Thursday Night Football.

Seattle Seahawks running back Carlos Hyde runs the ball against Arizona Cardinals safety Budda Baker (32) during the first quarter at Lumen Field.  Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle Seahawks running back Carlos Hyde has played second fiddle to Chris Carson for most of the 2020 season and has seen his role in the offense increase over the last two weeks. He’s gotten most of the work over the last two weeks and could be a desirable waiver wire target ahead of Week 12.

Hyde tallied 29 carries for 147 yards and two scores in his last two games and has sparingly split time with Travis Homer, Bo Scarbroough, and DeeJay Dallas. Peter Carroll expects Carson to be back for Week 12 but it’s unclear whether he’ll assume the workload he had before he suffered hurt his foot against the Arizona Cardinals. Hyde can be a viable play even if he splits touches down the middle with Carson. He is available in 32.7 percent of ESPN leagues and has a chance to retain his fantasy relevance for at least one more game.

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