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FANTASY PLAYS: How to keep your team going with spare parts

In virtually every fantasy football league in the world, Kirk Cousins wasn't even considered as a quarterback option on draft day. He wasn't even the top option on his own team for most of the offseason.

A lot has changed in four months. Cousins was a solid fantasy performer yet again last week, with 302 yards passing, one touchdown through the air and one score on the ground. Many fantasy owners desperate for a productive quarterback in the final stretch of the regular season rode him to a victory, proving yet again that you can win crunch-time fantasy games with waiver wire castoffs.

Cousins has been a viable quarterback streaming option for several weeks, most notably...