Teddy Bridgewater, Cole Beasley among top last-minute pickups for Week 5

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Each week of the NFL season, we will identify fantasy football waiver-wire pickups specifically for those of you looking for streaming options in deeper formats (including IDP leagues). These are players available in a majority of ESPN Fantasy leagues, who have enticing matchups in the week ahead that may make them worthy of consideration for your lineup.

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Most Traded Player: Joe Mixon (14,070 accepted trades)
Mixon is a very good player, but now is the time to exit the Mixon business. Yes, he posted a career high in fantasy points last week, but game script isn’t always going to be that favorable. In addition to his value peaking, the Bengals’ schedule profiles as pass-heavy game plans and that’s not how Mixon figures to pay the fantasy bills.

Highest Rejection Rate (among 100 most common players in trades): Alvin Kamara (97.2%)
Kamara’s value is going nowhere when Michael Thomas

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