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Fantasy football Week 14 waiver wire: Damien Williams and Derrick Henry are good gambles

Usually the Week 15 waiver wire is about dart throws - or at least it's supposed to be.

But fantasy karma is a mischievous imp who loves to toy with the hearts of fake-football GMs by throwing real-football depth charts into upheaval with three weeks to go.

How else do you explain some of the following players who have emerged?

1. Damien Williams, RB, Chiefs

Whether it was destined because of Spencer Ware's shoulder injury or not, Williams out-snapped him 50 percent to 47.7 ( and got the big plays: a receiving and rushing touchdown.

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