2015 Fantasy Football: WR Waiver-Wire Options Heading Into Week 14

Every week, we examine players that may be available on your league's waiver wire that could help your team in the short- and/or long-term.

For a player to be listed, he must be owned in 50 percent (or less) of Yahoo! leagues. The goal is to provide recommendations of players that have a greater chance of being available on your league's waiver wire.

With that said, here are some waiver-wire options that I like heading into Week 14 (Yahoo! ownership in parenthesis):

[Note: Players listed below are sorted by my preference to add.]

WR - DeVante Parker, Miami Dolphins (29 percent)

With Rishard Matthews (ribs) sidelined, Parker had another productive outing on Sunday. The first-round rookie out of Louisville followed up a 4/80/1 performance against the Jets in Week 12 with three catches for 63 yards and a touchdown on Sunday against the Ravens.

Parker and the Dolphins face the Giants this week and while the G-Men are middle of the pack in terms of fantasy points allowed to opposing receivers, no team allows more passing yards per game than the Giants (315 Y/G). And in their past five games, the Giants have allowed four 100-yard receivers and a 19 total touchdowns to wide receivers.

WR - Dorial Green-Beckham, Tennessee Titans (14 percent)

It was a career-best game for Green-Beckham on Sunday as he finished with five catches for 119 yards and a touchdown. While he may not have any more 100-yard games over the final quarter of the NFL season, DGB should be more involved in the red zone. Last week's touchdown, however, was his first since Week 3.

WR - Markus Wheaton, Pittsburgh Steelers (26 percent)

Wheaton followed up a career 201-yard performance with a solid 3/50/1 outing against the Colts on Sunday Night Football. Along with Antonio Brown (8/118/2) and Martavis Bryant (4/114/1), the Steelers top-three receivers all finished inside the top-24 fantasy wideouts for Week 13. Wheaton would have WR3 value this week if Heath Miller (ribs) misses another game.

WR - Brian Hartline, Cleveland Browns (two percent)

Hartline has been quietly productive with three solid outings in a row: 6/77, 8/74 and 8/83. Better in PPR formats, Hartline has finished as a top-30 option in PPR formats in four consecutive games. The Browns receivers have a solid matchup against the 49ers this week and it's possible that they will be without Travis Benjamin, which should keep the targets heading Hartline's way.

WR - Ted Ginn, Carolina Panthers (36 percent)

Ginn has at least eight targets in five of his past six games and he has averaged exactly 8.0 targets per game over that span. While he struggles with drops, Ginn has averaged a tad more than 50 yards per game during that span and he has a total of three touchdowns in his past two games.

WR - Devin Funchess, Carolina Panthers (46 percent)

Funchess has only three catches for 32 yards on seven targets in his past two games combined. In addition, Funchess played only one-third (27-of-81) of the team's offensive snaps against the Saints on Sunday. That said, he has now scored a touchdown in three of his past five games.

WR - Tyler Lockett, Seattle Seahawks (20 percent)

Lockett set career highs with seven catches and 90 yards in Sunday's win over the Vikings. One of the most dangerous weapons in the open field, Lockett has become more involved in the passing game lately. Over his past six games, Lockett is averaging 3.8 catches for 49.7 yards and 0.5 touchdown per game. Given the nature of the Seahawks offense, however, it's hard to trust anyone other than Doug Baldwin among the team's receivers.

WR - Seth Roberts, Oakland Raiders (four percent)

With Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree clearly ahead of Roberts in the pecking order for targets, Roberts is better in dynasty than re-draft formats, but he's worth a look in deeper seasonal leagues. Roberts had four catches for 51 yards against the Chiefs on Sunday and now has at least 50 yards in three consecutive games and in four of his past five. During that five-game span, he is averaging 59.2 yards per game.

WR - Kendall Wright, Tennessee Titans (46 percent)

In a week where Marcus Mariota scored the second-most fantasy points among QBs, it's obviously disappointing for Wright to finish with just three catches for 28 yards on four targets. Even though he has only played nine games this season, Wright has not exceeded 50 receiving yards since Week 3. I'd much rather have DGB than Wright going forward.

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