NFL Week 16 Waiver Wire Targets (2021)

Ronald Jones Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ronald Jones II – Running Back – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (23% rostered) The Buccaneers were absolutely destroyed by injuries on Sunday, but they remain one of the top offenses in the NFL thanks to Tom Brady, so the waiver wire will be filled with Buccaneer replacements.  The one who will benefit the most is Ronald Jones II, who takes over the starting Running Back role with Leonard Fournette missing some time with a hamstring injury. I’ve said it many times, but hamstring injuries are tricky and lingering, so Jones could literally finish out the regular season as the lead back (if Arians doesn’t bench him for some reason).  He rushed eight times for 63 yards on Sunday, and he is capable of handling the work as long as he doesn’t fumble.  The Bucs face the Panthers twice and the Jets to finish the season, so he is a potential league winner. FAAB: $25

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