Immediate Trades to Make in Fantasy Football Week 10

Max Staley
Immediate trades to make in fantasy football Week 10, including buying low on David Montgomery.
Immediate trades to make in fantasy football Week 10, including buying low on David Montgomery. / Emilee Chinn/GettyImages

With the fantasy trade deadline fast approaching, it's time to start thinking about some late-season moves.

Fantasy Football Buy Low, Sell High

If you're looking to load up for a postseason run, here are some of the best buy-low, sell-high candidates to target heading into Week 10.

3. Buy: Jaylen Waddle, WR, Miami Dolphins

Jaylen Waddle has been solid over the past few weeks, but he hasn't scored a touchdown since Week 6. That could keep some fantasy managers from realizing his true potential. Waddle is averaging a whopping 10.5 targets per game over his last four outings. For reference, only three receivers (Cooper Kupp, Tyreek Hill, Davante Adams) are averaging at least 10.5 looks per game. With DeVante Parker on IR and the Miami Dolphins constantly being forced into pass-heavy game scripts, Waddle's usage should only continue to grow. That's a scary thought for one of the most explosive players in the NFL. Waddle has sky-high potential the rest of the way.

2. Sell: Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens

Marquise Brown has been the WR6 in PPR formats this year, so don't trade him just to trade him. But if you can get a great haul, you might want to think about pulling the trigger. This is likely the highest Brown's value is going to get. Rashod Bateman's role expanded in a big way out of the bye, seeing a season-high 8 targets. And Sammy Watkins, who plays a similar role to Brown, could be set to return as soon as this week. We haven't really seen these three play together at full strength and it's likely that Brown's usage will take a hit once that happens. Mix in Mark Andrews, and this passing game is suddenly very crowded. Brown is probably going to be more of a high-end WR2 going forward, so move him if you can get WR1 value.

1. Buy: David Montgomery, RB, Chicago Bears

David Montgomery looked like his usual self in his return to action on Monday night. The Chicago Bears' RB1 played a season-high 85% of the snaps in Week 9. He only turned that into 80 yards from scrimmage on 15 touches, but he was facing a stout Pittsburgh Steelers defense. You might want to wait a week before making a deal, as Montgomery has a bye in Week 10 followed by a tough matchup with the Baltimore Ravens. But his schedule is a cakewalk from Week 12 on. Five of his final seven games come against bottom-12 rush defenses by DVOA. Four of those five rank in the bottom eight. The two exceptions are the Arizona Cardinals, who allow the second-most yards per carry in the NFL (4.8), and the Seattle Seahawks, who allow the eighth-most rushing yards per game. Montgomery is a workhorse with an easy schedule playing on an offense that's starting to find its groove. He's got top-10 potential the rest of the way.

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