The NFL’s regular season is entering Week 3, which means fantasy football season is starting to heat up. Here are six players you should consider off the fantasy football waiver wire this week: The Seahawks finally have a lead running back and it’s Carson, a rookie from Oklahoma State. Carson had 20 carries for 93 yards on Sunday, dominating Seattle’s backfield workload. Carson was on the field for 51 of the Seahawks’ offensive snaps, more than Thomas Rawls and C.J. Prosise, who each had 16 snaps. Eddie Lacy, by the way, was a healthy scratch. The Ravens may have also found a lead running back on Sunday. With Danny Woodhead on injured reserve and Terrance West said to be “day-to-day” with a soft
NBA players Marcus and Markieff Morris go on trial Monday on felony assault charges stemming from a beating outside a Phoenix recreation center more than two years ago. The twin brothers could face a maximum of nearly four years in prison if they are found guilty. The trial threatens to disrupt the start of their 2017 NBA season with training camp set to begin for both players on Sept. 26.
Coming out of the first series of 2017 between Washington and Los Angeles back in June, which saw the Nationals take two of three on the road in LA’s Dodger Stadium, Dodgers’ skipper Dave Roberts said he was impressed with both teams in the three-game set. “Very evenly matched, very evenly matched,” Roberts, who led the Dodger to an NLDS win over the Nats in 2016, said. “Well managed team, well coached team. They’ve got a nice blend of veterans, young players, they can beat you with speed, power, they can pitch, but we can do some things too, so for us to salvage the series, we’ll get them again later and I don’t think this will be the last that we see of these guys.” Roberts, presumably, was