Fantasy football waiver wire-Week 11 pickups

New England Patriots Wide Receiver Danny Amendola

Hosting the Saints on Sunday, Cousins opened up the contest like a kid in a candy store, striking for three touchdown passes within the first 21 minutes of the game.

Anyone who doubts Johnson might want to get proactive and pluck Ellington off the waiver wire now. That means there are also players on the other side of those eventual transactions.

With byes and injuries, Stafford's stock has immediately risen to the point of him being a strong QB1 candidate in Week 11. They started the season as backups, and now they're among the most valuable players at their position. He led the Broncos in touches last week against the Chiefs, tallying over 50 yards and a score.

Broncos coach Gary Kubiak said that a healthy Manning remains the starter, but right now, there's no guarantee that he'll get the start against the Bears next week. Consider him a long shot for fantasy relevance, even if he jumps to the top of the Titans' depth chart. Fortunately, there are two big options at receiver this week. At this stage of the year, it could spell the end of a player campaign.

David Cobb, Tennessee Titans: Cobb was activated from injured reserve in advance of a Week 10 matchup against Carolina, but he wasn't on the Titans' active roster for the game itself.

Austin put on display on Sunday what makes him such a confounding fantasy player. It was the first time since Week 1 he's cleared 100 yards. Miller has 521 rushing yards and seven touchdowns this season. He has had at least three carries in six of the Rams' nine games this year, but 22 yards or fewer in four of those. Like all players of this persuasion, though, it's essentially impossible to predict when they will come. He's not quite startable in standard leagues yet, but the rookie is a must-add handcuff for Miller owners. Bryant had an outstanding game against the Cleveland Browns in Week 10 with 178 receiving yards. Belicheck as usual pulled a fast one on fantasy owners. There aren't many running back options out there, and if you are incredibly desperate, feel free to hold onto either of these guys, but any team that is still competing should stay far away from both of these RBs.

Tony Romo should be at the top of your list if you're struggling with QB play. Last week, it was Dion Lewis tears his ACL. Edelman broke a bone in his foot during Sunday's tilt with the NY Giants and will be shelved for the remainder of the regular season. We likely won't get official word on the injury until Monday, but it's a safe bet that he's going to miss significant time.

We're headed into week eleven of the 2015 NFL season, so let's take a look at the waiver wire and Fantasy Football experts' rankings in order to make a few smart decisions on pickups after week ten.

Julian Edelman's injury is a huge blow to the Patriots, but it's great news for Amendola's fantasy stock. That brings his three-game total since the Packers' bye week to three catches, 59 yards and five fantasy points. If you're still playing in a league where the first place team every week has the last waiver pick, it's time to change that!