Hello and welcome, everyone – to another edition of Tournament Targets! My name is Zachary Williamson, and my specialty is assisting Playmakers in finding the best value plays on the NFL DFS slate for DraftKings! We are going to switch up the format of this piece moving forward, providing only the quick hits on each player to simply it for those lacking time!
QB | Joe Flacco | Baltimore Ravens | $5,300 vs. Panthers
-Has thrown for multiple touchdowns in 4 out of 7 games this year.
-Panthers are allowing 23.10 DraftKings points to opposing QB’s over their last 5 games.
-Receivers John Brown and Michael Crabtree both have plus matchups vs Donte Jackson and James Bradberry respectively.
-Panthers limiting run well, forcing passing situations.
Honorable Mention: Andrew Luck
RB | David Johnson | Arizona Cardinals | $6,700 vs. 49ers
-Arizona fired Mike McCoy hiring former QB Byron Leftwich. Leftwich wants to force the ball to David Johnson similarly to how Bruce Arians did in 2016. ” I sat shoulder to shoulder with BA everyday I was here (Leftwich worked on Arians staff) he understands what Johnson can do in space)
-DJ’s best game of the year came against San Francisco
-San Francisco is ranked 28th against RB1s
-Ownership percentage should be held down by the attraction to play top end backs like Gurley, Barkley, Conner and Hunt
Honorable Mention: Joe Mixon
WR | Michael Crabtree | Baltimore Ravens | $4,800 vs. Panthers
-Able to stack QB with WR complete a cheap stack.
-James Bradberry has allowed 23.16 fantasy points per game in the last three
-James Bradberry is allowing a QBR of 100 over the last three games.
-Has been Targeted 9+ times in 5 of 7 games this year.
Honorable Mention: Kenny Golladay
TE | O.J Howard | Tampa Bay Buccaneers | $3,900 vs. Bengals
-Targeted 9 times last week
-Cincinnati allowing TEs to score 13+ DKP in back to back games
-Bucs have an Implied team total of 25.3 – points will be scored
-Snap count increased from 34 to 63 Last week.
-Price for upside is too hard to ignore
Honorable Mention: C.J. Uzomah
D/ST | Bears | $4,100 vs. Jets
-Will be lower owned than expected due to price and recency bias
-New York Jets have allowed 2+ sacks every game this year.
-Sam Darnold has thrown 10 INTs in 2018 – we love to target offenses with Rookie QBs
-Khalil Mack is healthy and will play a huge role in stopping a Jets offense devoid of weapons
Honorable Mention: Pittsburgh Steelers
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