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David Garrard, QB (JAC): He isn't a great fantasy -- or reality -- No. 1 starter, but as a backup, he is serviceable. In two weeks, in what was supposed to be a run-heavy offense, Garrard has 13 more passing attempts than handoffs and a touchdown in each game. The upside is limited in this offense but you can do much worse than Garrard as your backup QB.

DeShawn Wynn, RB (GB): After burning the New York Giants for an impressive 38-yard touchdown run, Wynn has been the hottest fantasy pickup this week. But keep in mind that the seventh-round pick had only 12 yards on his other nine carries. Wynn's role is expected to increase and at worst, he's still the goal-line vulture in Green Bay, which means he's worthy of a roster spot, but he's not the receiver that Brandon Jackson is out of the backfield.

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Jason Avant, WR (PHI): Eight receptions, 109 yards and one touchdown don't exactly jump out at you but the numbers that Avant has posted in the first two weeks of the season are the best among receivers on his team. While Reggie Brown, Kevin Curtis and L.J. Smith were all drafted long before him, Avant not only has more receptions and yards than all of them, but he's the only one to have found the end zone. The fact that he catches the ball in traffic bodes well for him long-term.

Ben Watson, TE (NE): He has been an underachiever throughout his career but he appears to have turned the corner. Watson is one of only three tight ends with two touchdowns this season, and he doesn't appear to get much attention in the red zone with Randy Moss around. It's early, but he is on pace to set career highs for receptions and touchdowns.

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San Francisco 49ers Defense: The San Francisco 49ers have been outgained virtually everywhere -- in total yards, first downs and time of possession -- but not on the scoreboard. They've allowed an average of 16.5 points per game while notching seven sacks and forcing four turnovers. With a paltry offense, the 49ers should be playing many low-scoring games, which should make them valuable in leagues where points allowed is a critical stat.

The last guy is probably not on your waiver wire, but this is more of just a good omen for a start him/sit him:

Chris Cooley, TE (WAS) – Cooley only has three catches on the season with one going for a touchdown, but a meeting with the New York Giants should get him back on the successful track. The Giants have allowed 174 receiving yards and three touchdowns to tight ends so far this season, which bodes well for Cooley.

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