5 running backs to add off waiver wire ahead of fantasy football playoffs

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With a number of injuries at the running back position in Week 14, it creates opportunities for some players who might be on the waiver wire. These players could end up deciding some fantasy football playoffs, and for anyone looking at the position this is how I would rank the potentially available running backs.

Ranking five running backs potentially on the waiver wire for the fantasy football playoffs

5. Chase Brown (Cincinnati Bengals)

For most of the season, it has been Joe Mixon's backfield in the Bengals offense however over the past two weeks Chase Brown has seen a notable increase in his snap count. In the first 11 games, Brown had only eight total snaps on offense but the past two weeks he has played 29 offensive snaps.

He also has seen a bump in touches with 17 rushing attempts for 86 rushing yards with three receptions for 80 yards and a touchdown. The Bengals could be looking to manage Mixon's workload late in the season and this is why Brown has been more involved.

However, Brown is unlikely to see more than 10 touches per game and will need a touchdown each week to be relevant in fantasy football. He is worth a stash on the bench if Mixon were to miss time but probably nothing more than that at this point.