When is it time to cut bait and look elsewhere on some of your fantasy football starters
Rashard Mendenhall is having a bad season. Even when he's not injured, he's not getting the production you probably paid for with a late first or early second round pick.
So when is it time to cut the cord on some of your starters and look elsewhere? That's a hard decision to make because usually you're so invested in high draft picks, and it also tells the other owners in your league "Look at me, I'm an idiot who was stupid enough to draft this guy."
NFL Fantasy owners are constantly in search of help at the running back position. And with the bye weeks here for the next two months, Washington Redskins' running back Ryan Torain makes a great addition to any fantasy roster.
Some of the players listed in Athlon Sports' NFL Fantasy Football Waiver Wire Week 5 may be one-week adds, some may be season-long adds and some are listed just for you to keep an eye on to stash on your roster if you have the space.
Scoring is based on Athlon Sports default scoring which is 6 points for all TDs, .5 points per reception and 1 point per 25 yards passing, 10 yards rushing/receiving and 40 return yards.