Fantasy Football Week 3 Cut List rankings as you prepare for waiver-wire adds

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What is the Cut List? 

The Cut List is our baseline guide for who you can drop off your Fantasy rosters. We've arranged the cut candidates by position, then by how deep of leagues a player is cut-able in. This will help you in small leagues (10 teams or less), large leagues (14-plus teams) and the more commonly known 12-team formats. 

Please note: It's never a good idea to cut a player for no reason. Fantasy owners should only cut players they don't envision themselves using in exchange for players they think they will eventually start. Just because a player you have is on this list does not mean he should immediately be cut. 

Finally, always assume that any player you cut will be considered by everyone else in your league. If you think the player you're cutting is for sure going to get picked up, maybe you shouldn't cut that player.       

Running backs

Player 10 12 14
LeGarrette Blount, DET X X X
Devontae Booker, DEN X X X
Doug Martin, OAK X X X
C.J. Anderson, CAR X X
D'Onta Foreman, HOU X X
Frank Gore, MIA X X
Ronald Jones, TB X X
Tarik Cohen, CHI X

Nyheim Hines, IND X

Duke Johnson, CLE X

Ty Montgomery, GB X

Theo Riddick, DET X

Spencer Ware, KC X

Wide receivers

Player 10 12 14
Michael Gallup, DAL X X X
Allen Hurns, DAL X X X
Christian Kirk, ARI X X X
Cameron Meredith, NO X X X
DeVante Parker, MIA X X X
Dez Bryant, FA X X
Jamison Crowder, WAS X X
Josh Doctson, WAS X X
Phillip Dorsett, NE X X
Rishard Matthews, TEN X X
Anthony Miller, CHI X X
Jordy Nelson, OAK X X
John Ross, CIN X X
Mohamed Sanu, ATL X X
Tyrell Williams, LAC X X
Robby Anderson, NYJ X

Ted Ginn, NO X

Courtland Sutton, DEN X

Tight ends

Player 10 12 14
Cameron Brate, TB X X X
Charles Clay, BUF X X X
Mike Gesicki, MIA X X X
Greg Olsen, CAR X X X
Austin Hooper, ATL X X
Ricky Seals-Jones, ARI X X
Tyler Eifert, CIN X

Quarterbacks

Player 10 12 14
Derek Carr, OAK X X X
Sam Darnold, NYJ X X X
Case Keenum, ATL X X X
Eli Manning, NYG X X X
Marcus Mariota, TEN X X X
Dak Prescott, DAL X X X
Tyrod Taylor, CLE X X X
Alex Smith, WAS X

Kickers

Player 10 12 14
Greg Zuerlein, LAR X X X

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