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This is the most important week of the year in fantasy sports Phillip Lindsay Jersey , reserved for an exclusive club of those who have made it to the finals.We are well past the days of scrambling for potential future standouts on the waiver wire.it’s sort of a reward for your efforts in free agency. You may have key players that you landed from the waiver wire and at this point, much of your starting lineup is established.Not much room for any newcomers who have not contributed enough statistically throughout the year to suddenly land on your roster when it counts the most.But there are some instances where injuries will force you to add a free agent in hopes they can deliver you a championship in one game.Plus, many fantasy players play matchups in their flex spots. Here are some final adds who could potentially plug a hole and contribute to your title:RUNNING BACKJAMAAL WILLIAMS, Packers (12.1 percent owned): It looks like Aaron Jones will miss this week’s upcoming game against the Jets because of a sprained knee. Williams stepped in as the top RB for the Packers last week and rushed for 55 yards and a TD on a dozen carries. New York is 10th vs, opposing RBs in fantasy points per game allowed, but Williams should get enough of a workload to merit flex consideration.KALEN BALLAGE, Dolphins (0.5): The rookie took advantage of his first prime opportunity for playing time last week, rushing for 123 yards on 12 carries vs. Minnesota, including a 75-yard scoring run. Frank Gore is done for the rest of the season with a foot injury and Ballage could now take over a bigger role in the Miami backfield beginning this week.But he is a risky play because he has not been on the field much this year and the Jaguars rank fifth in FFPG allowed to running backs.KEITH FORD, Bills (0.0): Injuries have decimated the Buffalo backfield to the point where this undrafted rookie may have to start against New England. Ford carried 14 times for 46 yards in Week 15 and should only be utilized as a super desperation play in larger leagues.WIDE RECEIVERROBERT FOSTER, Bills (3.3): Don’t be shy because of the reputation of the Buffalo passing game. There is nothing else Foster needs to do to prove he deserves starting consideration for lineups. He’s the one true waiver gem still remaining out there, with three 100-yard games and four of 90-plus in his last five.JORDY NELSON, Raiders (32.6): Many have written him off in his post Green Bay days, but Nelson has resurfaced recently to post quality totals, especially in point-per-reception leagues, where he has logged three consecutive double figure performances. Nelson has 22 receptions in his past three games. The Broncos are 18th in FFPG against opposing WRs, so Nelson could deliver another respectable outing this week.DAESEAN HAMILTON, Broncos (24.1): He was added in 18.5 percent of leagues last week and needs to be taken off the waiver list in more if he is still available. The rookie has caught seven passes in each of the last two games on 21 targets and appears to have the confidence of QB Case Keenum. Hamilton is getting looks on all types of routes and appears to be emerging as the most viable Broncos WR with Emmanuel Sanders out. Standouts from the defensive secondary from the Broncos training camp practice at Broncos Stadium at Mile High." Denver Broncos Training CampBroncos training camp observations: A look at the secondaryNew,16commentsStandouts from the defensive secondary from the Broncos training camp practice at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. MDTAs fans poured into Broncos Stadium at Mile High, the realization set in that Bradley Roby and Joe Woods are no longer here and it is the dawning of a new day for the Denver Broncos secondary.Players noticed the opportunity they have in front of them, with spots opening up and Vic Fangio’s defense taking on a new look from the one Vance Joseph had. When I went out to Broncos Stadium at Mile High on Saturday Joe Flacco Jersey , I tried to notice what players were taking full advantage of that opportunity, with stars like Bryce Callahan sitting out and allowing other guys to step up.The first number to stand out at practice was 25. None other than Chris Harris Jr. The absence of Emmanuel Sanders was immediately obvious, as Sanders is the only Broncos receiver that gives Harris Jr. any sort of trouble outside of Courtland Sutton’s jump balls. Harris Jr. showed maximum effort, even on a deep post to Sutton. It seems without the effort given by Harris Jr. the Broncos secondary would be torched. Harris Jr. is willing to trade big penalties for touchdowns, making it clear he would rather set up again and prevent other teams from getting in the end zone, even if it means lining up on the goal line.The Broncos’ corners close quickly. It’s obvious there is an emphasis on providing help both in the run game and quick-pass game. Isaac Yiadom is a name that took advantage of Bryce Callahan sitting out after having his foot stepped on, and it was clear Yiadom is not afraid to play off in coverage. Yiadom trusts his speed and ability to close on receivers, lining six to seven yards off at some points.I also saw Will Parks getting some reps as an emergency punt returner, along with Devontae Booker. The work he was getting was on the side, and Brendan Langley and Nick Williams were getting the full-team reps, but it could be a sign that the punt return team is still being tinkered with.Su’a Cravens is a big fan of contact. He is noticeably improved at reading opposing playmakers’ body language to determine when to lay the boom. Cravens will need to continue to flash big-play ability, and possibly force some turnovers in the preseason, if he is going to make this Broncos team.Dymonte Thomas is often in the right position. On a particular play, Thomas was clearly letting the fans celebrate a catch over the middle and putting on a show. If it were a real game, Courtland Sutton might not have been able to get up after the hit Thomas spared him from receiving.The Broncos are still vulnerable in the middle of the field. That’s where Joe Flacco was doing most of his 7-on-7 damage. Josey Jewell can be a liability at times, and Broncos Country will be frustrated all year with leaks in the middle. The veteran Flacco picked apart Denver’s Cover-2 coverage to finish practice, and Drew Lock looked extremely decisive with his throws.Shamarko Thomas is not only willing to help in the run game, he was simply lock-down on the outside during goal-line situations. The Broncos should often have the one-on-one advantage in jam coverage, and I expect Thomas to read the play well and make some game-changing plays on Sundays for Denver.Linden Stephens was stuck with the impossible task of covering the 6-foot-4 Courtland Sutton on the goal line. Sutton is not afraid of sticking his shoulder down and running over a defender, and Stephens stood tall as Denver set up a goal line screen for Sutton, a play Broncos fans can look forward to after having success with it when Demaryius Thomas or Brandon Marshall were catching that pass.