Week 3 Waiver Wire Gems (2020)

Saquon Barkley
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Jerick McKinnon – RB San Francisco 49ers (23% owned)

The 49ers took the brunt of the injuries on Sunday, losing not only their starting QB but two of their starting RBs as well.  Both Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman left the game with injuries.  Mostert sprained his MCL and doesn’t have a timeline to return yet, and Coleman is rumored to be missing a few weeks after his knee injury was worse than they thought.  That leaves Jerick McKinnon to lead the backfield.  McKinnon has looked solid this year, and in Week 2 he rushed 3 times for 77 yards and 1 touchdown.  With such a run-heavy team, McKinnon should be added in all leagues.

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