Dollar Free Agents 2019 Week 17

By Matthew Cherrin
Matthew Cherrin

Rex Burkhead- RB- Patriots

While the Patriots will continue to use a running back by committee approach, Rex Burkhead may be someone worth looking into for your week 17 championship. Last week against the Bills, Burkhead recorded five carries for 20 yards and a touchdown, and four receptions for 77 yards. He has touchdowns in two straight games and has out produced Sony Michel. The Patriots face the Dolphins in week 17, whose defense has allowed the fifth most fantasy points to running backs this season. Burkhead should be a good addition for your week 17 matchup. Get him for a buck.

Gus Edwards- RB- Ravens

Since Baltimore has locked up the number one seed in the AFC, fantasy owners will see Mark Ingram take the week off and Gus Edwards to get the bulk of the carries. Edwards is averaging over five yards per carry this season. The Ravens face a tough Steelers defense that has allowed the fifth most fantasy points to running backs this season. It's a tough matchup for Edwards, but I expect him to find the endzone since he should be the main vocal point for the Ravens offense. Pick him up for a buck.

Steven Sims Jr- WR- Red Skins

If you need a wide receiver for your week 17 matchup, Steven Sims Jr. should be on your target list. Last week against the Giants, he recorded six receptions for 64 yards and two scores. In week 15, he had five receptions for 45 yards and a touchdown. The Skins faces the Cowboys in week 17, whose defense has been decent against the pass this season. With either Dwayne Haskins or Case Keenum starting at quarterback, Sims should see plenty of targets. Get him for a buck.

Albert Wilson- WR- Dolphins

Even though the Dolphins face a tough New England pass defense this week, Albert Wilson may be someone worth picking up if you are desperate for a wide receiver. Last week, he had seven receptions for 79 yards against the Bengals. He has at least seven targets in his last two games. Devante Parker will most likely draw most of the attention from the Patriots defense, and it's presumable that Fitzpatrick will have over 30 pass attempts, which has been in the case several weeks. Wilson should continue to see targets. Pick him up for a buck this week if you need a wide out.

Tyler Eifert- TE- Bengals

The former Pro Bowl tight end Tyler Eifert might be worth a dollar in week 17. Last week, he recorded four receptions for 57 yards and a score against the Dolphins. The Bengals face the Browns this on Sunday, whose defense has allowed the 11th most fantasy points to wide receivers this season. This might be Andy Dalton's last start for the Bengals, and Eifert should see plenty of targets in his quarterback's finale. Pick up and start Eifert this week for a buck.

Drew Lock- QB- Broncos

It's been a rough couple of weeks for the rookie quarterback Drew Lock, but he may be someone worth picking up for your week 17 championship game. The Broncos face the Raiders on Sunday, whose defense has allowed the third most fantasy points to quarterbacks this season. In four games this season, Lock has 843 yards, six touchdowns and three picks. He is worth a dollar this week for your championship matchup. Lock is also a good prospect in keeper and dynasty leagues going into next year. Pic