And with that, Week 7 is in the books.
A theme has emerged as injuries have led to many opportunities this year and week 7 proved no different. With starting roles opening up new players have been thrust into the spotlight. Others have carved out roles over time in evolving offenses. A few tight ends have emerged as true red zone threats over the last couple weeks. Grab these players that are available Week 8 waiver wire targets.
Geno Smith – New York Giant
Season totals: 37.68 points
71 passing attempts, 45 completions, 507 yards passing, 3 passing touchdowns, 1 interception, 7 carries, 34 yards rushing, 0 touchdowns
Joe Flacco – New York Giants
Season totals: 0 points
0 passing attempts, 0 completions, 0 passing touchdowns, 0 carries, 0 yards rushing, 0 touchdowns
Brandon Bolden – New England Patriots
Season totals: 45.0 points
10 carries, 28 yards rushing, 22 targets, 20 receptions, 162 yards receiving, 1 touchdowns
Boston Scott – Philadelphia Eagles
Season totals: 12.4 points
7 carries, 24 yards rushing, 4 targets, 3 receptions, 10 yards receiving, 0 touchdowns
Samaje Perine – Cincinnati Bengals
Season totals: 43.6 points
31 carries, 139 yards rushing, 10 targets, 8 receptions, 77 yards receiving, 2 touchdowns
Ty Johnson – New York Jets
Season totals: 38.7 points
31 carries, 101 yards rushing, 20 targets, 12 receptions, 116 yards receiving, 1 touchdowns
Kendrick Bourne – New England Patriots
Season totals: 81.8 points
2 carries, 28 yards rushing, 28 targets, 22 receptions, 350 yards receiving, 2 touchdowns
Allen Lazard – Green Bay Packers
Season totals: 46.4 points
0 carries, 0 yards rushing, 21 targets, 15 receptions, 184 yards receiving, 2 touchdowns
Dante Pettis – New York Giants
Season totals: 25.34 points
0 carries,0 yards rushing, 16 targets, 10 receptions, 87 yards receiving, 1 touchdowns
Byron Pringle – Kansas City Chiefs
Season totals: 51.3 points
0 carries, 0 yards rushing, 23 targets, 17 receptions, 243 yards receiving, 2 touchdowns
C.J. Uzomah – Cincinnati Bengals
Season totals: 83.1 points
0 carries, 0 yards rushing, 19 targets, 17 receptions, yards receiving, 5 touchdowns
Mo Alie-Cox – Indianapolis Colts
Season totals: 61.2 points
0 carries, 0 yards rushing, 21 targets, 13 receptions, 177 yards receiving, 4 touchdowns
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