Fantasy Football: playing the waiver wire for Week 2

Looking to Week 2 now, here are some top fantasy football waiver wire adds to consider.

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Week 1 of the 2023 season is near completion, with only the Monday night game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets left. But it's now time to shift some focus to Week 2, and the waiver wire search for fantasy football roster reinforcements. Without further pomp and circumstance, here are some top waiver wire adds to consider for Week 2.

Zack Moss, RB, Indianapolis Colts

Zack Moss, pictured avoiding a tackle, should be rostered in nearly all fantasy formats.
Zack Moss carries the rock as an Indianapolis Colt. / Stephen Maturen/GettyImages

Jonathan Taylor's absence for at least four games opens the Colts' backfield up for someone. Deon Jackson got an opportunity to be that someone in Week 1 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he pretty much delivered a dud (13 carries for 14 yards, five receptions for 14 yards). Rookie Evan Hull left the game with a knee injury, and Jake Funk split work with Jackson after his exit.

An arm injury from the preseason kept Moss out of the season opener, though he practiced in a limited fashion during the week. A season debut in Week 2 against the Houston Texans appears likely. Whenever he's healthy, he should take over as the starter.

From Weeks 15-18 last year - when Taylor left very early the first week and then was out - Moss was RB18 in fantasy (standard scoring) with at least 65 rushing yards in all four games.

Moss is a bit of a speculative add for Week 2 until his practice participation for the new week is known. But, it's a matter of time before he's the RB1 for the Colts, at least for as long Taylor is on IR, and he should be rostered in any league with 12 or more teams.

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