Sharp Angles Podcast: Week 1 Waiver Targets & Injury Updates

Tod Burros, Tucker Bagley, and Curtis Hirsch preview the Week 1 NFL waiver wire and injury news to help you find fantasy & DFS sleepers, make smart bets, and fill out your lineups.

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  • They start with their biggest takeaways and trends from preseason and training camp.
  • They review some of the best (and worst) draft strategies and how to implant them.
  • Curtis breaks down the week 1 waiver wire situation. Is there even anyone worth targeting on the waiver wire?
  • He also gets into the best waiver wire strategy with advice on how to approach week 1.
  • They discuss how moving the first bye week to week 6 has affected streaming.
  • Tucker gives his take on Matthew Stafford’s arm injury and how it could affect his fantasy value.
  • Curtis makes the case for Justin Fields and Jameis Winston as fantasy options.
  • Tucker previews the week 1 value of J.K. Dobbins, James Robinson, Miles Sanders, and Elijah Mitchell based on their injury recovery.
  • Should you be targeting Isiah Pacheco? How much of your DFS budget should you spend on him?
  • Could Mike Davis and Kyren Williams be Week 1 fantasy sleepers? Is there any value in pass-catching running backs like Rex Burkhead or Ameer Abdullah?
  • Tucker gives an injury update on Drake London, Michael Gallup, and Allen Lazard. Is Romeo Doubs worth taking a flier on if Lazard is out?
  • Will Zach Ertz play Week 1?
  • Is Isaiah Likely worth a spot on your fantasy team?
  • How does Harold Landry’s injury affect the Titans’ D/ST fantasy value?
  • Curtis explains why you NEED to be starting the Saints’ defense against the Falcons’ offensive line
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