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Published: Sept. 9, 2012 at 11:41 p.m.
Updated: Oct. 8, 2012 at 03:34 p.m.

NFL fantasy football: Week 2 waiver wire

Need to improve your fantasy football roster? NFL.com has you covered! Each week, we'll offer up the 10 players you need to target off the waiver wire in that never-ending quest for a fantasy league championship. The number listed in parenthesis next to the player's name is the percentage of NFL.com leagues that he is still available as a free agent.

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  • 1. Randall Cobb, WR, Green Bay Packers (96.8 percent): 10

    Morry Gash

    1. Randall Cobb, WR, Green Bay Packers (96.8 percent):

    Cobb had a breakout game in Week 1, catching nine passes for 77 yards while also taking a punt return back 75 yards for a score. Interestingly, he even lined up in the backfield on several plays. It appears that the Packers want to utilize Cobb more often in the offense in 2012, and his special mix of playmaking skills makes him someone to target. (Morry Gash/Associated Press)

  • 2. Kevin Ogletree, WR, Dallas Cowboys (97.2 percent): 9

    Ric Tapia

    2. Kevin Ogletree, WR, Dallas Cowboys (97.2 percent):

    Talk about making an immmediate impact! Unfortunately, Ogletree's eight catches for 114 yards and two touchdowns in a win over the New York Giants helped no one in fantasy land. Despite the fact that this could well be his best stat line of the season, he still needs to be added in all leagues (as thoughts of Laurent Robinson in 2011 dance in our heads). (Ric Tapia/NFL)

  • 3. Alfred Morris, RB, Washington Redskins (70.9 percent): 8

    Bill Haber

    3. Alfred Morris, RB, Washington Redskins (70.9 percent):

    I know, I know: it's impossible to predict what Skins coach Mike Shanahan is going to do with his backfield from one week to the next. But after Morris led the team in carries (28), put up 96 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns in a win over the New Orleans Saints, well, it's tough to pass on taking a chance on the rookie off the waiver wire. (Bill Haber/Associated Press)

  • 4. Ryan Williams, RB, Arizona Cardinals (47.3 percent): 7

    Paul Connors

    4. Ryan Williams, RB, Arizona Cardinals (47.3 percent):

    Williams didn't post eye-catching totals in his regular-season debut, though he would have scored a touchdown had John Skelton not overthrown him in the end zone. Regardless, Williams split the backfield work with Beanie Wells and could be a sleeper as the season progress. After all, Wells isn't the most durable running back in the National Football League. (Paul Connors/Associated Press)

  • 5. Danny Amendola, WR, St. Louis Rams (90.1 percent): 6

    Rick Osentoski

    5. Danny Amendola, WR, St. Louis Rams (90.1 percent):

    One season removed from suffering a serious elbow ailment, Amendola took little time in re-claiming his role as Sam Bradford's top option in 2012. He was the team's most targeted wideout in Week 1, in fact, catching five passes for 70 yards. While he isn't as valuable in standard scoring leagues, the Texas Tech product should be owned in all PPR formats. (Rick Osentoski/Associated Press)

  • 6. Brandon LaFell, WR, Carolina Panthers (95.3 percent): 5

    Brian Blanco

    6. Brandon LaFell, WR, Carolina Panthers (95.3 percent):

    A preseason deep sleeper on NFL.com, LaFell made quite a nice impact in his first contest of the 2012 campaign. The LSU product caught three passes for 65 yards and hauled in a touchdown in a loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Deep leaguers need to give LaFell, a third-year wide receiver, a long look as a fantasy reserve with statistical potential. (Brian Blanco/Associated Press)

  • 7. Coby Fleener, TE, Indianapolis Colts (54.6 percent): 4

    Nam Y. Huh / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    7. Coby Fleener, TE, Indianapolis Colts (54.6 percent):

    Fleener, a rookie out of Stanford, had a nice regular-season debut with six catches and 82 yards. Of course, it doesn't hurt that his quarterback in college was Andrew Luck! It is that rapport, not to mention a lack of reliable options in the pass attack (not named Reggie Wayne), that makes Fleener such an interesting option at the tight end spot. (Nam Y. Huh/Associated Press)

  • 8. Stephen Hill, WR, New York Jets (99.1 percent): 3

    Bill Kostroun / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    8. Stephen Hill, WR, New York Jets (99.1 percent):

    I'm not 100 percent sold on Hill at this point, but you can't overlook the fact that he posted 89 yards, two touchdowns and 20.90 fantasy points in a win over the Buffalo Bills. Does that mean he's a must-start wideout against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 2? Not a chance. But he is worth adding off the waiver wire if you're looking for receiving help. (Bill Kostroun/Associated Press)

  • 9. Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago Bears (95.3 percent): 2

    Jim Prisching / ASSOCIATED PRESS

    9. Alshon Jeffery, WR, Chicago Bears (95.3 percent):

    The Jay Cutler-to-Brandon Marshall connection is back and better than ever, but Jeffery wasn't left without some statistical success of his own against the Indianapolis Colts. The rookie had just three catches, but he posted 80 yards and found the end zone in the 41-21 win. Jeffery also has a favorable matchup against the Packers next on the schedule. (Jim Prisching/Associated Press)

  • 10. Marcedes Lewis, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars (94.8 percent): 1

    Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE / US PRESSWIRE

    10. Marcedes Lewis, TE, Jacksonville Jaguars (94.8 percent):

    Remember Lewis? Yes, he is the same tight end who finished among the league leaders in fantasy points at his position in 2010. He fell off the map in 2011, though, as injuries to the team's offensive line forced him to block more often. Well, he's back in the pass attack (five catches, 52 yards, TD) for coach Mike Mularkey and is worth a look. (Brian Spurlock/US Presswire)

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