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NFL Week 6 fantasy football rankings, waiver targets & drop candidates

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Week 6 of the 2021 fantasy football season is around the corner, and we now have a solid idea of how workloads and usage rates are looking across the league. The Week 6 waiver wire offers yet another crop of players with expanding roles who can replace our injured our underperforming players. 

Let’s dive into my fantasy football rankings at each position for Week 6, in addition to which players to drop and target on the waiver wire.

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Week 6 Fantasy Football Rankings

These rankings are based on full PPR scoring. The strength of schedule ranking is based on PFF’s SoS metric. (No. 1 is the easiest matchup and No. 32 the hardest.)

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