Originally posted on Hoops Fantasy  |  Last updated 10/31/11

MINNEAPOLIS - DECEMBER 2: Tarvaris Jackson #7 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions at the Metrodome on December 2, 2007 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
The fantasy football season is more than halfway finished. Is your team ready to compete for a fantasy championship? If you need a little help, considering signing one of these waiver wire pickups for Week 9 of the 2011 fantasy football season. QB Tarvaris Jackson, Seattle Seahawks Yeah, everyone hates Tarvaris Jackson. But he’s been getting better and better this season. In Week 8, he returned from injury and passed for a carer-high 323 yards. As a backup with a decent ceiling, sign him up. Tarvaris Jackson - Fantasy Football (Image: TSN.ca) RB Javon Ringer, Tennessee Titans Let’s face it, something is wrong with Chris Johnson. Right now, he just sucks. Javon Ringer is the better player and I wouldn’t be surprised if Chris Johnson went down with an “injury” in hopes of figuring out what has gone so horribly wrong. WR Antonio Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers Pick him up if he’s available. Another hard truth: Antonio Brown is better than Hines Ward. If the Steelers coaching staff agrees ...
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