Fantasy Football: Week 13 Best Waiver-Wire Pickups

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Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens rushes for a touchdown in the third quarter against the Oakland Raiders at M&T Bank Stadium on November 25 in Baltimore, Maryland. Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Thanksgiving has come and gone and the NFL season has entered its final quarter. Meanwhile, in fantasy football world, the last-minute scramble for playoffs is well underway.

Here's who you should be looking for on the waiver wires this week to ensure you don't miss out on that coveted playoff spot.

Wide Receiver

Tre'Quan Smith—New Orleans Saints (8.3 fantasy points on average, owned by 42.8 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

Smith made this list ahead of Week 10 and is developing into one of the Saints' main attacking weapons. In Week 11 he set a career-high in catches, targets and yards with 10, 13 and 157 respectively and should be fit again after sitting out Week 12 with an injury.

Adam Humphries—Tampa Bay Buccaneers (9.8 fantasy points on average, owned by 32 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

The former Clemson star hauled all of his six targets in Week 12 and has 19 receptions for 249 yards over the last four games. The Bucs host a Panthers team that has lost the last three games and Humphries is a solid add.

Adam Humphries continues to demand your respect. Another TD. Guy is routinely getting over 60 yards each week. Tampa's loose defense guarantees a sizable target share weekly. He's easily a WR3 rest of season.

— Brad Evans (@YahooNoise) November 25, 2018

John Ross—Cincinnati Bengals (5.6 fantasy points on average, owned by 18.5 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

Ross has scored a touchdown in the last three games and has four in the last five, despite hauling in only seven of his 20 targets. With A.J. Green still in doubt for Week 13, Ross remains a good option.

Quarterback

Lamar JacksonBaltimore Ravens (4.3 fantasy points on average, owned by 49.1 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

Jackson has made the most of Joe Flacco's injury, rushing a combined 190 yards over his two starts. The rookie has thrown for only 328 yards over both games, but his rushing ability makes him a great prospect.

Baker Mayfield—Cleveland Browns (12.8 fantasy points on average, owned by 42.9 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

We named Mayfield in this column ahead of Week 12 and he delivered, throwing four touchdown passes. The rookie has thrown at least two touchdowns in five consecutive games and his confidence keeps growing, which makes him an excellent addition to your roster.

That's our quarterback 😤@bakermayfield's highlights from our win over the Bengals: pic.twitter.com/r3hnSzMggu

— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) November 26, 2018

Dak Prescott—Dallas Cowboys (16.4 fantasy points on average, owned by 43.5 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

Prescott completed 71 percent of his passes on Thanksgiving, throwing two touchdowns and adding a score on the ground. The Cowboys have their tails up after winning three in a row and their matchup against New Orleans on Thursday night could be a high-scoring affair.

Just ridiculous, @Dak.

Another #DallasCowboys touchdown!

📺: #WASvsDAL on FOX pic.twitter.com/bpqlMHDnWZ

— NFL (@NFL) November 23, 2018

Running Back

Theo Riddick—Detroit Lions (7 fantasy points on average, owned by 37.1 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

Named in this list ahead of Week 12, Riddick had seven catches on Thanksgiving against the Bears and has 25 over the last four games. With Kerryon Johnson sidelined, he's likely to see a lot of action going forward.

Theo Riddick hit 'em with a little cranberry sauce.

JUKE! 😱 #OnePride

📺#CHIvsDET on CBS pic.twitter.com/gIrSbrHlT5

— NFL (@NFL) November 22, 2018

Carlos Hyde—Jacksonville Jaguars (7.9 fantasy points on average, owned by 38.8 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

With Leonard Fournette suspended for a game after throwing punches in the loss to the Bills, Hyde should handle some of Fournette's work in Week 13 against the Colts.

Nyheim Hines—Indianapolis Colts (10.4 fantasy points on average, owned by 29.9 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

The rookie had just 50 yards from scrimmage in Week 12 as he played in 26 of the Colts' 69 snaps on offense. However, with Marlon Mack doubtful because of concussion, Hines's volume could increase.

Tight End

C.J. Uzomah—Cincinnati Bengals (6.3 fantasy points on average, owned by 30.1 percent of ESPN Fantasy Football teams)

Uzomah has been solid for the Bengals, hauling in 12 of his 22 targets over the last three weeks for a combined 103 yards. In a position lacking depth, he's a decent add.