Fantasy Football: Playing the waiver wire for Week 9

Shifting focus to Week 9 now, here are some fantasy football waiver wire targets to put on your radar.
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Roschon Johnson, RB, Chicago Bears

After missing a couple games due to a concussion, Johnson returned to action against the Los Angeles Chargers in Week 8. His production was not phenomenal (six carries for 21 yards, three catches for 10 yards). But he did play a few more snaps than D'Onta Foreman (24 to 21), as Darrynton Evans (aided by garbage time) also played 18 snaps.

Johnson was likely eased into action to some extent in his first game back. Khalil Herbert can return from his high ankle sprain as early as Week 10 against the Carolina Panthers, but he could be out longer than that due to the nature of the injury. And it could be a backfield split between Herbert and Johnson anyway, as was seen early in the season.

Johnson is mostly an add-and-stash right now in 12-team leagues, with an eye on him seeing more work down the road. But now that he's back in action, he should be rostered in a lot more leagues.

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