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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Jake Ferguson, TE, Dallas Cowboys

Ferguson had four catches for 47 yards and a touchdown in Week 8 against the Los Angeles Rams. The two games before Dallas' Week 7 bye were not good (four receptions for 43 yards total), but before that he had seven targets in three of the first four games this season (at least 9.8 full PPR points in the last three).

Ferguson has Dak Prescott's eye in the scoring area, with 11 red zone targets and four targets inside the 5-yard line this season. That has only yielded two touchdowns thus far, but a bit of correction could be coming.

Ferguson has played at least 80 percent of snaps in back-to-back games, and he's clearly the No. 1 tight end in Dallas. There is weekly downside, with all the options in the Cowboys' offense, but the regular shot at a touchdown is enough to make Ferguson worth a roster spot in leagues with at least 12 teams,

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