Week 6 waiver-wire pickups for IDP leagues

This week's IDP waiver wire is rookie-heavy, says Ross Miles, headlined by a high draft pick who just made his debut.

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Week 6 waiver-wire pickups for IDP leagues


Welcome to Week 6’s IDP waiver wire, which sees several members of the 2016 rookie class work their way into a mention. Rookies are always difficult to gauge when it comes to ownership from league to league because of the hype around them following the draft and the depth in your league, so hopefully several of these guys will be available for you to grab this week.

Defensive linemen

Joey Bosa, DE, San Diego Chargers

Unquestionably one of the stars of the week, Bosa saw his first action of the season after a lengthy contract dispute with San Diego following being selected third overall in April. Bosa only got on the field for 27 snaps (of 76) this week, but, was devastating when on the field, generating two sacks, one hit, four hurries and five total tackles in just 20 pass-rush snaps. That’s pressure on 35 percent of snaps, an unsustainable figure, but potentially indicative of the disruption Bosa can bring, and why he was taken so early in the first round in the draft. His playing time is certainly going to increase as he gets back to 100 percent health after his hamstring injury, and he’s the No. 1 target on the waiver wire this week across all positions. I’d hesitate from pushing Bosa straight into DL1 territory based of 27 snaps in his first ever pro game, but he is going to be heading that way very quickly if this type of performance keeps up.

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Ross Miles is a lead fantasy writer on PFF Fantasy. He contributes IDP content to the site. He was the 2011 winner of the FantasyPros IDP Expert Rankings contest for both weekly in-season rankings and also for pre-season rankings and finished second in IDP rankings in 2012 and 2015. Ross is also a member of the FSWA.

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