NFL Week 4 Waiver Wire Targets (2021)

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Chuba Hubbard – Running Back – Carolina Panthers (11% owned) Chuba Hubbard had some fantasy value thanks to being the sure handcuff to Christian McCaffery, but now his value is about to explode.  McCaffery exited Thursday night’s game with a hamstring injury and did not return.  Hamstring injuries are tricky and often require a few weeks of rest to avoid reinjuring them.   Early reports indicate it was less than a Grade 1 injury, so that is good news for McCaffery and the Panthers.  That said he could miss at least one week, and if the Panthers are careful with him it may mean a multiple-week absence.  Hubbard carried the ball 11 times for 52 yards and caught 3 of 5 targets for 27 yards.  The five targets themselves are a big indicator of how much they are going to use any Running Back in this offense. You should not blow a ton of FAAB on Hubbard, since McCaffery could be back for Week Four (We just don’t know), but if you need a Running Back for a week or two Hubbard is option number one this week. FAAB: $15

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