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Week 17 Waiver Wire: Breakout Pickups, Targets and Tips for Fantasy Football

Managers who have playoff matchups that extend through Week 17 can still maneuver the waiver wire to replace starters who may rest in their team's season finale.

As clubs clinch playoff spots, quarterbacks and other starters may not handle a full workload one game before a postseason journey. Managers should keep a close eye on player statuses through the week and grab a few fill-in starting options just in case of a surprise scratch from game-day lineups.

This week, we'll start out with a tip for managers who need a quarterback if Patrick Mahomes' status comes into question after the Kansas City Chiefs Chiefs clinched the No.