Week 1 in the NFL is always a minefield of uncertainty and, unfortunately, injuries. There was a heavy dose of both as the new season kicked off – with the season-ending knee injury to  the most impactful news of the week.

As a result, there’s a clear No. 1 priority for managers on this week’s waiver wire. And remember, the players you add early in the season have the greatest impact, so don’t be afraid to spend big.

Recommended bids based on a free agent acquisition budget (FAAB) of $100 for the season. 

Best bets

RB Elijah Mitchell, San Francisco 49ers ($47): There’s gold in that backfield! Raheem Mostert and rookie Trey Sermon were expected to share the workload entering the season, but Mostert only carried the ball twice before his

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