It would be nice to have this player, but only if you can confidently say you won’t regret dropping that other player. That’s been the unspoken caveat for every waiver wire recommendation all season long.
But we’ve reached the point in the season when it no longer applies: the end. One week to go. One more lineup to set. Such a scenario renders all caveats moot. The only rule is to win.
So do whatever it takes. Drop anybody who isn’t of immediate use. Pick up anybody who is — not just for you but your opponent, too. Once you’ve mapped out your own path to success, you should do what you can to block his.
Normally, you’d resist such short-sightedness. The season is too long to sell out tomorrow for today. But there is not tomorrow. There’s only today. Make it count.
These six players remain highly available in CBS Sports leagues but could play a major role in determining who wins yours.
Possible waiver wire pickups
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