Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: QB - Week 2

by Cory J. Bonini and Bryce McRae on September 16, 2010 @ 16:40:00 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: Priority additions

The following players should be high on your radar and are worthy of being added immediately to your fantasy football team.

Matt Hasselbeck, Seattle Seahawks (63 percent)

Seattle Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck
Hass conjured flashbacks in Week 1

In Week 1 Hasselbeck connected on 78.3 percent of his passes and threw two scoring strikes while chipping in another on the ground. The Seattle passing offense looks like it has new life, especially with Mike X. Williams at wideout. He finished with only 170 passing yards but is a quality No. 2 fantasy quarterback as long as he remains healthy. Look to add him off the wire if you're in need of depth.

Michael Vick, Philadelphia Eagles (93 percent)

Quarterback Kevin Kolb (concussion) appears unlikely to go this week, so desperate fantasy owners should turn to his backup, Vick. In a half against the Green Bay Packers in Week 1 Vick demonstrated his trademark athleticism. He passed for only 175 yards (one touchdown) but rushed for 103 on 11 attempts. With a positive matchup against the Detroit Lions in Week 2, Vick is not only a priority addition for all owners in need of a short-term quarterback solution but makes for a quality one-week play, as well.

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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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