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Fantasy football waiver wire: 5 running backs to target for Week 16

Karlos Williams needs to be picked up in all fantasy leagues. Who else should be on your radar as a pickup?

If you are considering this advice, congratulations, you are likely in your fantasy football league's championship game! The waiver wire has likely been picked mostly clean at this point, but there are still a few options for you. Here are some running backs to consider if you need some championship game help.

Karlos Williams, Buffalo Bills (owned in 31 percent of leagues)

LeSean McCoy is likely out for the season, so Williams will be the man in the backfield. He's a no-brainer add and fantasy owners should spend the rest of their FAAB to get him.

Alfred Blue, Houston Texans (owned in 36 percent of leagues)

He finally turned in a big game with 107 yards on his 20 carries against the Indianapolis Colts. Blue did lose a fumble, so he might be on thin with another fumble on Sunday.

Still, he gets a decent matchup as the featured back against the Tennessee Titans. Give him a look if you need some help as an RB2.

Cameron Artis-Payne, Carolina Panthers (owned in 6 percent of leagues)

He looks to have become the top guy ahead of Mike Tolbert, who technically got the start in Week 15. CAP rushed 14 times for 59 yards to go with two catches for 34 yards against the New York Giants.

If Jonathan Stewart is out again, Artis-Payne will be a flex or a low-end RB2 in 14-team leagues against the Atlanta Falcons.

Bilal Powell, New York Jets (owned in 29 percent of leagues)

He did only have six rushes for 25 yards, but Powell was targeted seven times and caught all of them for 54 yards against the Dallas Cowboys. The Jets are certainly going to have to pass this week against the New England Patriots, so Powell might be a decent option as a low-end RB2 in PPR leagues.

Christine Michael, Seattle Seahawks (owned in 9 percent of leagues)

C-Mike has been freed? In Sunday's win, he ran the ball 16 times for 84 yards. Michael and the Seahawks will be using a committee approach, so chances are he won't get more than 16 carries this week against the St. Louis Rams. Plus, the Rams are a really tough matchup for him.

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