With one game remaining in Week 15, it is a good time to look at the waiver wire in fantasy football. If you are still competing in your respective fantasy football league, then you are likely in the championship round. If you are one of the fantasy football managers that needs a spark, there are still a good selection of quarterbacks available on waivers. Let’s break them down below!
Jalen Hurts, Eagles (39 percent)
Next up — @DAL, WFT
The rookie quarterback out of Oklahoma has played fantastic in his first two NFL starts. On Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, Hurts proved that he can beat teams with his mobility and with his arm too. He completed 24-of-44 passes for 338 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. Hurts scored his first NFL rushing touchdown on Sunday and had 63 yards. The young dual-threat quarterback posted 37.8 fantasy points, which is top-10 QB value.
Baker Mayfield, Browns (47 percent)
Next up — @NYJ, PIT
Mayfield has been playing out this world in the Browns’ last four games, which has helped take their offense to another level. The third-year quarterback completed 70.2 percent of his passes for 1,232 yards, 10 touchdowns, and an interception. Remember, Mayfield is doing this without top wideout Odell Beckham Jr. Also, over that period of time, he is averaging 24.4 fantasy points per game. Mayfield should be able to continue his hot play next week against the New York Jets.
Philip Rivers, Colts (44 percent)
Next up — @PIT, JAX
The 39-year-old Rivers has resurrected his career this season with the Indianapolis Colts. Rivers has 22 touchdowns and only nine interceptions, which is his best turnover stat since 2009 with the Chargers. In the Colts’ last five games, Rivers has completed 68.4 percent of his passes for 1,340 yards, 11 touchdowns, and only two interceptions. On Sunday against the Texans, Rivers had two touchdowns and zero interceptions, making it his third-straight contest where he accomplished this feat.
Mitchell Trubisky, Bears (12 percent)
Next up — @JAX, GB
Ever since Trubisky made his return to the Bears’ starting lineup in Week 8, he’s actually played solid football. In Week 15 against the Vikings, Trubisky completed 71.4 percent of his passes for 202 yards, a touchdown, and an interception. It was the third-straight game where Trubisky completed at 70 percent passes for 200 yards. He looks more decisive his reads and the play calling has been better. He could be due for another solid game in Week 16 versus the Jacksonville Jaguars, who got humiliated on Sunday by the Baltimore Ravens.
Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins (21 percent)
Next up — @LV, @BUF
The rookie quarterback out of Alabama had his most efficient game this season against the New England Patriots. Tagovailoa completed a season-high 76 percent of his passes (26 attempts) for 145 yards, against a Patriots’ defense that made life tough for Chargers rookie quarterback Justin Hebert a couple weeks ago. Now granted, Tagovailoa did throw an interception, but he also had two rushing touchdowns. Tagovailoa’s ability to make plays with his legs makes him an intriguing option against a reeling Raiders’ defense in Week 16.