Injuries and more injuries. No player is safe this year it seems, and Odell Beckham Jr. was the most recent star to succumb to a serious injury. Beckham is just one of three wide receivers who left the week 5 matchup against the Los Angeles Chargers due to injury.

That’s a bad sign for the Giants and does open up some possibilities for receivers on the waiver wire.

Here’s the early look at the week 6 fantasy football waiver wire.

Roger Lewis, WR, New York Giants

I’m not sure how good he is, but he may be the No. 1 target for a Giants team that doesn’t run the football very well. Beckham broke his ankle in week 5, and Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard didn’t return to action against the Chargers.

That leaves Lewis. Even if he isn’t that good, he’s still worth an add. He’ll have plenty of volume in New York’s offense.

Keep an eye on the situation as the days progress. It’s likely the Giants may be without their starting three wide receivers heading into week 6. That leaves Lewis as the top add for the week 6 fantasy football waiver wire.

Marlon Mack, RB, Indianapolis Colts

Mack looked good in week 5, That doesn’t mean he’ll dominate the carries going forward for the Colts, but it’s a sign in the right direction.

After carrying the football 10 times in week 1, Mack has been battling a shoulder injury. He returned in week 5, splitting carries with Frank Gore. Gore still earned more touches, but Mack wasn’t far behind.

Gore has plenty of tread on his running back tires, so it’s plausible that Mack will progressively see more work . He’s not going to drastically change your fantasy football fortunes, but he’s worth an add to create depth.

Elijah McGuire, RB, New York Jets

He had to take on the feature back role with Bilal Powell’s injury in week 5. He wasn’t good, but the value is enough to give McGuire a look.

Matt Forte can’t get back on the field and Powell just hasn’t been as good as many anticipated. McGuire already saw some time in week 4 and made the most of the opportunity, going for 93 yards rushing.

The Jets are playing better than many believed heading into this season. McGuire should get some volume and could be a nice bench addition for your fantasy team.

Justin Hardy can offer some value on the week 6 fantasy football waiver wire. Flickr

Justin Hardy, WR, Atlanta Falcons

This is a shot in the dark after Atlanta’s bye week. The last time we saw Atlanta, Mohamed Sanu and Julio Jones were exiting the game with injuries. Both are listed as questionable, so if they miss some time, it’s worth picking up Justin Hardy or Taylor Gabriel.

I prefer Hardy a bit more than Gabriel. We know what we’re going to get out of Gabriel. Hardy offers a bit more potential.

If Sanu and Jones play, though, Hardy’s value is non-existent. If they can’t make it back, take a chance on Hardy.

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