Week 13 Fantasy Football: Top 10 Players at Each Position, Hot Waiver Adds and Drops

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We are officially in the last leg of the season, and the last week to push for the playoffs in our fantasy leagues. Here are the top starts at each position this weak and hot waiver wire adds and drops.

Top 10 Quarterback Starters

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Matthew Stafford

Indianapolis

24.8

Matt Ryan

New Orleans

23.9

Tom Brady

Miami

23.4

Andrew Luck

Detroit

23.1

Cam Newton

Kansas City

22.9

Peyton Manning

Tampa Bay

22.6

Andy Dalton

San Diego

22.1

Matt Schaub

Tennessee

22.0

Aaron Rodgers

Minnsota

21.9

Drew Brees

Atlanta

21.1

 

Top 10 Running Back Starters

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Arian Foster

Tennessee

19.9

C.J. Spiller

Jacksonville

17.3

Ray Rice

Pittsburgh

16.7

Adrian Peterson

Green Bay

16.6

Jamaal Charles

Carolina

153

DeMarco Murray

Philadelphia

15.2

Darren McFadden

Cleveland

15.0

Trent Richardson

Oakland

14.9

Ryan Mathews

Cincinnati

14.3

Doug Martin

Denver

14.3

 

Top 10 Wide Receivers

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Calvin Johnson

Indianapolis

11.8

Wes Welker

Miami

11.5

Roddy White

New Orleans

11.3

A.J. Green

San Diego

11.0

Reggie Wayne

Detroit

10.4

Julio Jones

New Orleans

10.2

Demaryius Thomas

Tampa Bay

10.1

Justin Blackmon

Buffalo

9.9

Andre Johnson

Tennessee

9.7

Brandon Lloyd

Miami

9.5

 

Top 10 Tight Ends

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

Jimmy Graham

Atlanta

9.1

Tony Gonzalez

New Orleans

9.1

Owen Daniels

Tennessee

8.0

Jason Witten

Philadelphia

7.8

Jermaine Gresham

San Diego

7.6

Brandon Pettigrew

Indianapolis

7.5

Greg Olsen

Kansas City

7.5

Coby Fleener

Detroit

7.0

Aaron Hernandez

Miami

7.0

Marcedes Lewis

Buffalo

6.7

 

Top 10 Defenses

Player

Matchup

Projected Points

New York

Arizona

8.3

Dallas

Philadelphia

8.0

Arizona

New York Jets

7.7

Houston

Tennessee

7.6

San Francisco

St. Louis

7.4

Cleveland

Oakland

7.1

Cincinnati

San Diego

7.0

Atlanta

New Orleans

6.9

Chicago

Seattle

6.8

Baltimore

Pittsburgh

6.8

Top Waiver Wire Pick-Ups

RB Knowshon Moreno, Denver
RB Michael Bush, Chicago
RB Bryce Brown, Philadelphia
RB David Wilson, New York Giants
RB Beanie Wells, Arizona

QB Chad Henne, Jacksonville
QB Russell Wilson, Seattle
QB Andy Dalton, Cincinnati
QB Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco

WR Pierre Garcon, Washington
WR Ryan Broyles, Detroit
WR Brandon LaFell, Carolina
WR Cecil Shorts, Jacksonville
WR Mohamed Sanu, Cincinnati

TE Dennis Pitta, Baltimore
TE Dallas Clark, Tampa Bay
TE Jacob Tamme, Denver
TE Marcedes Lewis, Jacksonville
TE Rob Housler, Arizona

Top Drops for Week 12

Andre Brown, RB New York Giants
Jalen Parmele, RB Jacksonville
DeSean Jackson, WR Philadelphia
Ronnie Hillman, RB Denver
LaRod Stephens-Howling, RB Arizona
Kendall Hunter, RB San Francisco
James Jones, WR Green Bay
Rashard Mendenhall, RB Pittsburgh
Danny Amendola, WR St. Louis
Donald Jones, WR Buffalo

*Portions of the stats were taken from foxsports.com and cbssports.com

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