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2022 Fantasy Football Rankings — NFL Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups, Injuries, Playoff DST Rankings

Pat Mayo provides his 2022 Fantasy Football Week 16 waiver wire pickup rankings.

Pat Mayo recaps Week 15 in the NFL with Tim Anderson and Mike Leone, going over the injuries, best moments and previewing Week 16.

Week 16 Injury List, $1K Friday Giveaway, RB Snaps

Week 16 RankingsW16 & W17 DST Ranks | RB | WR | TE | QB | DST

Week 15Week 15 Recap | Injuries | RB Snaps | Projections

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Week 16 & 17 DST RANKINGS

2022 Week 16 Waiver Wire: Notes

  • All players must be less than 50% owned in fantasy leagues
  • 12 PPR Scoring
  • Bye Weeks: NONE

2022 Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups: RB

Week 15 RB Snap Shares | RB INJURY CHEATSHEET

  1. Deon Jackson
  2. Tyler Allgeier
  3. Chuba Hubbard
  4. Gus Edwards
  5. Zack Moss
  6. Dare Ogunbowale
  7. Khalil Herbert
  8. Joshua Kelley
  9. Jaylen Warren
  10. Boston Scott
  11. Gary Brightwell
  12. Travis Homer
  13. Zamir White
  14. Royce Freeman
  15. Alexander Mattison
  16. Rex Burkhead

2022 Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups: WR

  1. Donovan Peoples-Jones
  2. D.J. Chark
  3. Treylon Burks
  4. Chris Moore
  5. Elijah Moore
  6. Jahan Dotson
  7. Ben Skowronek
  8. Mack Hollins
  9. Darius Slayton
  10. DeMarcus Robinson

2022 Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups: TE

  1. Chigoziem Okonkwo
  2. Juwan Johnson
  3. Dawson Knox
  4. Hunter Henry
  5. Robert Tonyan
  6. Logan Thomas

2022 Week 16 Waiver Wire Pickups: QB Streams

  1. Daniel Jones at MIN
  2. Sam Darnold vs DET
  3. Matt Ryan vs LAC
  4. Brock Purdy vs WAS
  5. Andy Dalton at CLE

2022 Week 16 DST Rankings

  1. SF
  2. BAL
  3. BUF
  4. CLE
  5. TEN
  6. KC
  7. TB
  8. NYJ
  9. LAR
  10. MIN
  11. DAL
  12. PHI
  13. DEN
  14. DET
  15. ARZ
  16. JAX
  17. LAC
  18. NO

2022 Week 17 DST Rankings

  1. PHI
  2. SF
  3. ARZ
  4. BAL
  5. DAL
  6. KC
  7. DET
  8. WAS
  9. TB
  10. NE
  11. LAC
  12. DET
  13. NYG
  14. JAX
  15. NYJ
  16. CLE
  17. MIA
  18. PIT
  19. CAR

2022 Week 16 Waiver Wire: W14 RB Snap Share Leaders

  1. James Conner 92%
  2. Christian McCaffrey 90%
  3. Dalvin Cook 84%

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2022 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and was a finalist for three FSWA Awards (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 24 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Sports Betting, Daily Fantasy, and Traditional Season Long Fantasy).


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