Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: PK - Week 10

by Cory J. Bonini on November 9, 2011 @ 14:05:35 PDT

 


If you are serious about winning your fantasy league football championship, stay on top of your fantasy football team throughout the year.

Each week during the NFL fantasy football season, KFFL brings you its Fantasy Football Waiver Wire, which breaks down players to pick up. Be aggressive when picking up fantasy football free agents. Even if you do not need a player, you can tuck him away for depth or block others from adding him to their fantasy football team.

Note: Percentage of polled leagues in which player is available in parentheses

Fantasy football free agents: One-week plays

The following fantasy football pickups are for those who need injury or bye week replacements. They are not players you immediately acquire - unless your team is in dire straights. Some have, however, shown some life and should be followed in case they materialize as options beyond their temporary use.

Jacksonville Jaguars PK Josh Scobee
Scobee to be busy against Colts

Dan Carpenter, Miami Dolphins (64 percent)

In his last four games, Carpenter has made all of his 1.75 field goal attempts and 1.50 extra point tries per game. He has averaged 6.8 actual kicking points per matchup in this time.

The Dolphins host the Washington Redskins, who have given up the most average fantasy points (11.8) per game to the position in the last month. They have given up 3.50 field goal tries (3.25 made) and 2.00 extra point attempts, which opponents have been perfect on.

Miami's offense has improved recently, but Washington's strength is their defense, so this game could be a field goal frenzy for Carp.

Josh Scobee, Jacksonville Jaguars (68 percent)

Scobee has averaged just 1.00 extra point attempts and 2.00 field goal tries, making all of his kicks, per game in the past month. He is averaging 7.0 actual kicking points and is coming off a bye week of preparation.

The Indianapolis Colts have allowed enemy footers to convert 1.75 of the average 2.00 treys allotted to them and be perfect on their 4.50 average scoring punctuations in the past four weeks.

With a rookie quarterback, the game could feature offensive futility in the red zone and lead to plenty of Scobee attempts.

 

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About Cory J. Bonini

Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors.

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