Fantasy Football: Playing the waiver wire for Week 13

As the fantasy football playoffs loom, here are some waiver wire adds to have on your radar for Week 13.

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Gardner Minshew, QB, Indianapolis Colts

Minshew didn't take full advantage of a favorable matchup against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 12 (24-for-41 for 251 yards, no touchdowns, one interception), but he did add a rushing touchdown to save his fantasy day. He'll get another shot at a good matchup in Week 13.

The Tennessee Titans' standing against quarterbacks will be helped by facing Panthers' rookie Bryce Young in Week 12. But they are what we like to call a "pass funnel" defense. In part of the game against them back in Week 5, after Anthony Richardson left injured, Minshew went 11-for-14 for 155 yards.

It won't often be pretty to use Minshew in a fantasy lineup. But to get through a tough bye in Week 13, there are worse options. Over the remainder of a fairly favorable schedule (Cincinnati Bengals, Pittsburgh Steelers, Atlanta Falcons, Las Vegas Raiders from Week 14-17), Minshew will remain a viable streamer in one-quarterback leagues or a QB2 in leagues where that's appropriate.

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