- Field Yates has previous experience interning with the New England Patriots on both their coaching and scouting staffs. A graduate of Wesleyan University (CT), he is a regular contributor to ESPN Boston’s Patriots coverage and ESPN Insider.
The finish line is near.
That’s right, Week 13 marks the final week of the fantasy football regular season for those who play with default settings on ESPN.com.
If you’ve already clinched a playoff spot, congrats! For those with work left to do this week, let’s keep our focus squarely on the possibility of victory and the continued pursuit of a championship.
Before we look forward, we need to look back a week and reflect on Week 12 of the NFL season. The COVID-19 issues involving the Baltimore Ravens that resulted in their game against the Steelers being delayed twice reminded us of the severity of this virus and the importance of taking as many precautions as possible. On a far less important note, it reminded us of the importance of roster insurance in fantasy football.
So while bye weeks will be behind us after this week, keep in mind the importance of having a backup plan at the most important positions in fantasy.
Without further ado, here is the Week 13 ESPN Fantasy waiver-wire column.
Notes: All players in this column are available in more than 50% of leagues on ESPN.com. Also, the initial run of this column will be live before the Seahawks-Eagles and Steelers-Ravens games and will be updated afterward.
Week 13 byes: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers
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