Top Fantasy Waiver Pickups Week 13: Josh Gordon, Kendall Wright, Eddie Lacy, Danny Woodhead and Jarrett Boykin Best Free Agent Adds

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Nov 25, 2013 09:05 AM EST
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon (12) runs the ball after a catch as Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Will Allen (20) defends during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Steelers beat the Browns 27-11. "

The NFL schedule is heading into Week 13 and with only one game left with Monday night football between the Washington Redskins and the San Francisco 49ers, it's time for fantasy owners to hit the waiver wire as the playoffs approach and some names to look out for are Josh Gordon, Kendall Wright, Eddie Lacy, Danny Woodhead and Jarrett Boykin.

Gordon had the best game of anyone one on Sunday, while Kendall Wright had a nice breakout game for the Titans and Lacy came through along with Boykin for the Packers in their historic tie with the Minnesota Vikings. The Browns lost to the Steelers on Sunday, but Gordon did his best to put Cleveland over the top, making 14 receptions for 237 yards and a touchdown on the day, his best game of the season and he has shown that he should be considered a number one fantasy receiver going forward. Gordon has explosive speed and big play ability and he has a 40 yards reception for the second week in a row and for the third time in four games and he is the most viable receiver option for the Browns this season.

Gordon was rumored as a possible trade target this season at the trading deadline, but the Browns look wise for hanging onto him, as he has gone for over 120 yards in three of the past four games and he has scored three touchdowns in that same span and with the Jacksonville Jaguars coming next week, he could be in line for another big game. The Browns had to change quarterbacks in this game and that didn't stop Gordon, who had 17 targets to lead the team and this comes after he had 15 targets last week to go with five receptions for 125 yards and a touchdown. Gordon has been consistently productive this season and ranks sixth in the league in receptions yards per game with 93. Gordon has had double digit targets in three of the past four games and he looks like he will be productive again next week.

Kendall Wright has been looked at as a breakout potential player all season and he came through on Sunday, making six catches for 103 yards and a crucial touchdown and he should be looked at as a solid number two or three option the rest of the season with the way Kenny Britt has been used. Wright had seven targets on Sunday and that came after having 12 in two of the previous four games and he has been steady and consistent over the past five, putting up at least 69 yards in every contest and 80 yards in three of those matchups. Wright has 22 catches over the past three games and now he finally got into the endzone after having just one all season and he could be a solid pickup for fantasy owners.

Boykin was solid on Sunday and so was Woodhead, as each had a receiving touchdown, while the Chargers running back also had a rushing score. Eddie Lacy led the way for the Packers in the tie over the Vikings, as he had 110 yards rushing and a touchdown to go along with six catches for 48 yards and he is one of the main reasons why the team left without a loss. Lacy has been by far the best offensive rookie in the NFL this season and he ranks in the top 10 among running backs in yards, touchdowns and yards per game. Lacy has scored four touchdowns in the past five games and he is averaging nearly 90 yards per contest over that same span and he will be relied on down the stretch for the Pack.

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