Fantasy Fun: Six Players to Add This Week

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

What do you know about Doneil Henry?

As managers are still scrambling to finalize their teams before this wildcard week comes to a close, here are a few players that could earn a spot on your team:

Doneil Henry ($6.4)

Henry has 73 clearances, blocks, and interceptions so far this season. He has more than Matt Besler and Aurelien Collin. He has also only played four games. Per game, Doneil averages 18.25 CBI and 5.5 recoveries, making him one of three defenders (Michel and Parkhurst) capable of racking up four bonus points every weekend. Due to injuries and Toronto's resistance to soccer games, Henry missed the entire month of April, but now fully healthy, he looks to become a star in MLS Fantasy (Who doesn't?).  If he manages to maintain these absurd numbers, then he absolutely deserves a spot on your team, and may finish the season as a top ten defender.

Martin Rivero ($7.0)

Seeing Rivero still playing soccer for an MLS team makes me feel warm and tingly inside. Rivero managed to score 131 points in 2012, with a Rapids team devoid of any real goalscoring threats. He missed much of the 2013 season due to injury, but he looks to be match fit, as he played 90 minutes for Chivas over the weekend. Rivero plays on a team right out of Football Manager, as Chivas's squad from the midfield up is very respectable. He'll likely be working with Mauro Rosales, Erick Torres, and Leandro Barrera/Marvin Chavez for much of the season, so he should be able to rack up a solid number of assists.

Dan Gargan ($6.1)

Gargan, the Galaxy's starting right back, puts up good bonus numbers, and is also a considerable threat to record a clean sheet every week.

Darlington Nagbe ($9.0)

Both Portland and Nagbe were predicted to garner some accolades this season, but Portland is in last place in the West, and Nagbe has zero goals and two assists through ten games. Things have begun to change, though, as Nagbe has nine key passes in his last two matches, and Portland is undefeated in three. The Timbers just brought in Fanendo Adi, a 6'4" forward who adds another dimension to Portland's attack. In addition to his key pass prowess, Nagbe can collect a solid number of recoveries, but his best characteristic is his dynamic play. Nagbe is one of a few players in MLS who is able to change a game at any time due to his brilliance with the ball. He is bound to start producing again, and when he does, you are going to want him on your team.

Diego Valeri ($10.0)

Valeri is another Portland midfielder who can terrorize a defense. His production (two goals and two assists) is down a little bit from last year, but his bonus point potential remains impressive. Valeri is in the top five in both crosses and key passes, and should see his assist total start to increase if he can consistently bounce the ball off big Fanendo Adi. At $10.0, he's pretty pricey, but he's a great option to replace some highly valued guys who will be heading to Brazil soon. It's also worth noting that Portland will not have another bye week this season.

Kelyn Rowe ($8.0)

Rowe had a break out season in 2013, notching eight goals and as many assists. Rowe is an unusual combination of key passes and recoveries, able to notch multiple bonus points weekly, while also threatening to go for goal or put his teammates in a position to do so. He's been injured since late March, but made a 22-minute appearance in New England's 5-0 destruction of Seattle this weekend. Rowe's return will be a big boon to the Revs, who are undefeated in their last five.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Brotherly Game

You must be a member of Brotherly Game to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brotherly Game. You should read them.

Join Brotherly Game

You must be a member of Brotherly Game to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brotherly Game. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker