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NFL Fantasy Football: Waiver wire QB adds with Nick Foles, Tony Romo out

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Here's a look at the top fantasy football QBs to add via the waiver wire this week.

Christian Petersen

The NFL season continues, but the fantasy football season is winding down fast. With Week 10 now here, there's only 4-5 weeks left in the fantasy regular season before the playoffs begin around Week 14.

Now, you may have been hit with a devastating injury to your most important position if either Tony Romo or Nick Foles are your quarterbacks. Romo continues to be plagued with a back issue that could cost him another 1-2 games, while a fractured collarbone will cost Foles 6-8 weeks.

Be sure to check out our RB adds and drops piece. Here's a look at the top QBs to add via the waiver wire this week.

Browns QB Brian Hoyer

Cleveland's running game has fallen off a cliff, averaging a mere 53.7 rushing yards per game over the past three games. That's put the offensive load on the shoulders of Brian Hoyer, and he's done well, throwing for 575 yards and three scores while completing 65 percent of his passes in his past two games.

Over the past three weeks, Cincinnati has been surrendering the eighth-most fantasy points to QBs. It's not helping matters that Pro-Bowlers Leon Hall and Vontaze Burfict are expected to miss this week's game on Thursday Night Football.

If you're in a league where your starter is either hurt or on a bye, Hoyer is a good fill-in for this week.

Eagles QB Mark Sanchez

As mentioned before, Foles is out for the foreseeable future, but in Chip Kelly's offense, whoever the starting QB is should be a viable fantasy option. We saw a glimpse of that in Week 9, as Sanchez got about three quarters of work in.

He threw for 202 yards and two scores while completing 68 percent of his passes. It helps that his next game is against a Panthers defense that's surrendered the sixth-most fantasy points to QBs this year.

Kelly is certainly a believer in Sanchez:

"He obviously has a big-time arm, he's got an NFL arm, he's got NFL feet, he's really, really smart, he's sharp, great work ethic, very athletic. He had all the things we're looking for in a quarterback," Kelly said. "He's a hell of a quarterback and we're excited that we got him."

Sanchez may very well outscore the likes of Andy Dalton, Joe Flacco, Russell Wilson and other mid-tier fantasy QBs, who you may be stuck with as your starter.

Rams QB Austin Davis

The Rams season appeared to be lost once Sam Bradford tore his ACL this preseason. But Austin Davis has been a revelation for the team. Coming off a road win over the 49ers, Davis will get a couple of favorable match-ups against the Cardinals (12th-most QB fantasy points allowed) and Broncos (fourth-most allowed) over the next two games.

Davis isn't someone on whom you want to rely on a week-to-week basis, but if your regular starter is on his bye or dealing with an injury, Davis might be a nice fill-in for the time being.

Other names to watch:

Bills QB Kyle Orton

Titans QB Zach Mettenberger

Cowboys QB Brandon Weeden

Texans QB Ryan Mallett