D’Onta Foreman Fantasy Waiver Wire: Should I Pick Up the Bears RB This Week?

D'Onta Foreman has been a tough player to figure out all year. Is the Chicago Bears' RB worth an add off of the waiver wire going into Week 15?

Predicting which Chicago Bears‘ RB to start in fantasy football every week has been a huge challenge all season. That might be changing just in time for the fantasy playoffs as Week 14 revealed a clear lead back in D’Onta Foreman. Is he a worthwhile waiver wire addition going into Week 15?

Should D’Onta Foreman Be a Fantasy Waiver Wire Add in Week 15?

The Bears’ running game has been so hard to follow all year. Did you know that four different running backs have led the team in snaps in a game this year?

One of those players isn’t even on the roster anymore now that the top three RBs are all fully healthy. So can you really add and trust a Bears’ RB for your fantasy playoff run? In short, it’s looking that way, depending on what you’re looking for from that spot.

Look, this week was an optimal game for what the Bears RBs need to give you. They led the Lions nearly the entire game. In weeks where Chicago is trailing, this could be gross again, but if they play with a lead in future weeks, Foreman looks like a solid RB2/Flex-type option for the remainder of the fantasy playoffs.

Foreman played just 55% of snaps in the game, easily besting the 28% from Roschon Johnson and 17% from Khalil Herbert. He also out-touched his teammates 14 to 1 to 3, respectively.

It’s clear that the Bears love what Foreman has done and want to keep him involved. The biggest issue standing in his way would be the Bear’s upcoming schedule.

Chicago’s next three games are against the Cleveland Browns, Arizona Cardinals, and Atlanta Falcons. The good news for the three games is that none of those teams are likely to put the Bears into a big deficit and force them to abandon their running game.

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Arizona is a fantastic opponent for anyone who’s paid attention to matchups this year. They’ve allowed the second-most fantasy points to running backs on the season. The Falcons are on the other end of that, allowing the second-fewest fantasy points. Since that’s fantasy championship week, it’s not ideal, but you need to get there first.

While Cleveland has a reputation for being strong and allows the 13th-fewest points to RBs, that’s a little misleading. Over the last four weeks, the Browns have allowed the eighth-most fantasy points to the position. They’ve allowed a top-12 RB finish in three of those four games, with the fourth having an RB18 finish.

In other words, while the matchup looks scary and any platform that tracks season-long stats will likely make the Browns out to be a bad matchup, Foreman looks like a strong RB2. He’s a strong RB2 for Week 15 as well.

Foreman has been a pretty good play every week with opportunity as well. He’s eclipsed 50% of snaps in just four games but has been within the top 30 running backs in all four games. Before this week’s game, he’s seen at least 15 carries in the other three games and 20 or more twice.

Everything screams that Foreman is an easy plug-and-play option for any needy fantasy manager. If you’re not desperate at RB (how?), add him to ensure you’re not playing against him in the playoffs. If you can use Foreman to help get you to your title game or stop your opponents, he’s well worth an addition to your playoff-bound squads.

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