There may be five weeks left in the regular season, but in fantasy football, the fantasy playoffs are approaching in the next two weeks. That means every move you make from here on out is going to be critical to winning your league's championship. Here's a look at this week's fantasy football waiver wire adds and drops after a few injuries and players returning from injury impacted games in Week 12.
Washington WR DeSean Jackson
Washington has been one of the biggest surprise teams as of late, and part of the reason why has been DeSean Jackson's return. After missing most of the first two months of the season with injuries, Jackson is back in the lineup and slowly building chemistry with Kirk Cousins. His latest big performance came in an upset win over the Giants on Sunday, in which Jackson caught two passes for 66 yards and a score.
He's now notched seven grabs for 153 yards and two touchdowns over the past two games. In this offense, Jackson is clearly the best pass-catcher and someone Cousins will probably keep looking to as the season winds down. Not only that, but Jackson was a clear-cut fantasy stud when he was healthy in Philadelphia and early in his Washington career.
If he can come close to being what he was at his best, adding Jackson this late in the season could be the steal of the playoffs.
Raiders WR Seth Roberts
The Raiders' offense may actually have three viable fantasy pass-catchers with the emergence of second-year man Seth Roberts. After spending 2014 on Oakland's practice squad, Roberts has caught 15 passes for 239 yards and two scores in his first year on the 53-man roster.
While that's nothing to brag about, his Week 12 performance in a win over the Titans certainly is. That game saw Roberts catch six passes for 113 yards and two scores, including the game-winner in the Raiders' 24-21 win in Tennessee. Adding viable pass-catchers at this point is very hard to do.
If Jackson has already been snagged, Roberts is a good consolation prize if you need receiver help.
Seahawks TE Luke Wilson
No, Luke Wilson is not someone you would even consider with Jimmy Graham in Seattle's offense. But, Graham suffered a scary lower-leg injury in the Seahawks' Week 12 win over the Steelers. With Graham possibly set to miss time during the fantasy playoffs, Wilson will be someone who becomes a viable tight end if you're hurting at that position.
Titans WR Kendall Wright
Trying to find any viable fantasy options in the Titans' offense this year has been a struggle, and Kendall Wright has been arguably the biggest disappointment. Expected to be the No. 1 receiver in this offense, Wright now has just 28 grabs for 343 yards and three scores this season.
After Sunday's two-catch, 19-yard dud vs the Raiders, Wright now has just six catches for 40 yards and no scores over the past two games as Dorial Green-Beckham and Harry Douglas are getting as many targets. Wright is simply someone that can't be rostered now that your league's playoffs are about to begin.
Vikings WR Stefon Diggs
After a hot start to his rookie season, Stefon Diggs has fallen off over the past month. He caught four passes for just 31 yards and no scores in Minnesota's Week 12 win at Atlanta. He's now caught just 15 passes for 185 yards over his last four games with no scores. Diggs was clearly Bridgewater's favorite target earlier this year, but in this run-heavy offense where Adrian Peterson carries the load, Diggs is no longer a viable option.