Hatty's Afternoon Delight

It has been an interesting day in the fantasy world with teams scrambling to get rosters optimized for the short week. I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Thanksgiving holiday whether you are staying at home or traveling to visit with family. For those who have not gotten the chance be sure to check out Hatty's Waiver Wire video for Week 13 and get those requests in ASAP. He has some great recommendations this week and everyone needs to start focusing on the playoffs.

Some of the bigger news today:

FWP Down Again
For those Willie Parker owners who did not handcuff Mewelde Moore I am extremely sorry for you. It looks like if FWP plays at all this week it will be limited and MM has been huge in replacing him week after week. As an owner who personally nabbed Moore I have been impressed beyond belief at his ability to step in and put up numbers beyond that of Parker almost every week he has been the starter. This week I would recommend Mewelde for the starting lineup as he always seems to find the end zone no matter what defense they are facing.

Brian Westbrook
Westbrook is injured and likely will be through the rest of the season. He is a trooper though and will play this week. He may be limited so if you have better options he certainly has not been the Brian Westbrook fantasy owners love but you never know when he will explode. I recommend grabbing Lorenzo Booker in case BW takes a hit that he cannot come back from. Buckhalter is out so if BW goes down, Booker will inherit the job.

RIP Shaun Alexander
Released by the Redskins today this likely was his last chance at staying on a roster.

Texans Running Game
Ahman Green was placed on IR which means that Steve Slaton will once again be the primary back. For anyone who owned Green you may want to nab Ryan Moats will will serve as a backup to Slaton. Steve Slaton returns to a must start in all leagues.

Brady Quinn
It is never good when an athlete is going to visit Dr. James Andrews and that is where Quinn is heading with problems on his index finger. His fractured right index finger has caused some inaccuracy issues so for those who see Derek Anderson on the bench, grab him now in case the injury prevents Quinn from getting back on the field.

That is all for today. This week is key for playoff contenders as well as for teams locked in looking to solidify their lineups for the post season run. One of the best ways to prevent that 3rd or 4th place team from getting hot is to monitor the wire and prevent them from picking up that late addition that gets hot during the playoffs. Treat each week as though you are fighting for the playoffs and continue to make your team better.

Author: JD Dowell
Email: jdncsu350@hattywaiverwireguru.com