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Waivers of the future will focus on making decisions that improve our odds of our dynasty championship. The back of your dynasty roster should be flexible, with preferences made for players you can use in your lineup during the season.
Among the quarterbacks, there are two types of waiver options: those moving up this week and veteran backups.
Moving Up This Week
Aidan O'Connell has played in two games this season, including starts in weeks 6 and 9, as well as in relief of Jimmy Garoppolo in week 9. With the firing of Josh McDaniels, the Raiders have moved on from Garoppolo and will plan to start O'Connell in the coming weeks. This should be an extended trial period for O'Connell, and he could play a bigger role if the team continues to win. The early results have been mixed, with only 174.0 yards per game and one total touchdown in his three appearances, but O'Connell has a quality supporting cast and could be an option during the coming bye gauntlet.
As a general rule, you should have a limited amount of backup quarterbacks on your monitor list. With roster spots tight, optimized dynasty rosters under 25 spots in Superflex or quarterback premium. If you are in 25- to 35-man rosters and have a roster spot, these quarterbacks are the premium backups:
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