The 2017 NFL season is just one week old and while many might think it’s premature to start picking up people from their fantasy football waiver wire, they are wrong. Every year a no name blows up in Week 1 and ends up being a top-20 fantasy football player over the remainder of the season. So, instead of letting your competition beat you to the punch, use your fantasy football waiver wire to find the next big thing.
Let’s get things started by taking a look at some fantasy football waiver wire Kickers for Week 2.
Giorgio Tavecchio, K, Oakland Raiders
Yahoo! Ownership: 2%
No one was really sure what to expect with Tavecchio starting Week 1 in place of Sebastian Janikowski. The Raiders tried out others but stuck with Tavecchio in the end. He answered by nailing four field goals in Week 1, two of which were from 50+ yards. It’s safe to wonder if Janikowski has kicked his last ball in Oakland, but for now the job is Tavecchio’s to lose.
Coming into Week 2 with a ripe matchup against the Jets, the Raiders should jump ahead early and settle for field goals often setting Tavecchio up for another big day.
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