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by Matthew Cherrin Dollar Free Agents 2017 Week 6Dollar Free Agents 2017 Week 6
by Matthew Cherrin
Ed Dickson- TE- Carolina With Greg Olsen expected to be out at least another five weeks, fantasy owners should look at picking up Ed Dickson. The former Raven looks like he’s finally fitting in the offense in Carolina. Last week against the Lions, Dickson had five receptions for 175 yards. While he...
by John Laub College Fantasy Football Week 6 Waiver Wire GemstonesCollege Fantasy Football Week 6 Waiver Wire Gemstones
by John Laub
                  Waiver Wire Gemstones: Week 6                    College Fantasy Football       Quarterbacks Caleb Evans, Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Ownership Percentage: 19% Over the last three weeks, Caleb Evans has been a boom-or-bust fantasy performer, scoring 64, 9 and 42 points r...
by Jen Ryan Afternoon Slate Pays and Fades DSF wk5Afternoon Slate Pays and Fades DSF wk5
by Jen Ryan
Playing smaller slates in daily fantasy can are challenging and rewarding. When focusing in on a smaller player pool, the lines between GPP lineups and cash lineups blur. A strong core is necessary to keep with the field and there is little room to be super-contrarian, but it is that contrarian play...
by Armando Marsal DFS Pivot Plays week 5 2017DFS Pivot Plays week 5 2017
by Armando Marsal
Focusing on ownership percentages is critical and finding players that have potential to produce similar numbers (or even better) than higher owned players, will put you in a good position to leap frog in tournament standings and give you a better chance to have a unique lineup. Ultimately, that inc...
by Armando Marsal Vegas vs Fantasy Week 5 2017Vegas vs Fantasy Week 5 2017
by Armando Marsal
It was not until I began playing DFS that I started using Vegas lines as part of my research and a determining factor when setting up my lineups. These lines can provide so much information each week. It gives you an idea of the potential game flow we could expect. High totals and close spreads, usu...
by Brad Kruse Startem sitem 2017 week 5 SundayStartem sitem 2017 week 5 Sunday
by Brad Kruse
Player Pos Team Opponent Start / Sit Comment Austin Seferian-Jenkins TE NYJ CLE START ASJ served his two game suspension then came in with respectable weeks establishing himself as a key target for McCown. This week he gets one of the easiest matchups for tight e...
by Bob Harris Bob Harris Saturday Injury Review Week 5 2017Bob Harris Saturday Injury Review Week 5 2017
by Bob Harris
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by Gary Davenport The Shadow Knows Week 5 2017The Shadow Knows Week 5 2017
by Gary Davenport
It isn’t very often that one of the most intriguing matchups in a week of NFL action involves the Jacksonville Jaguars. It’s been that kind of year so far. Still, where matchups between cornerbacks and wide receivers go, that’s certainly the case in Week 5, when Antonio Brown and the Pittsburg...
by Bob Harris DFS 3 and OUT  2017 WEEK 5DFS 3 and OUT 2017 WEEK 5
by Bob Harris
I'm in Jaron Brown, WR, Arizona Cardinals Don't look now, but Jaron is the Brown to roll with in Arizona. He caught 8 of 12 targets for 105 yards against the 49ers last Sunday to continue a three game roll that started with an 11-target day in Week 2 and a six-target Week 3. That total of 29 targe...
by Jen Ryan Targets and Snaps Week 5 2017Targets and Snaps Week 5 2017
by Jen Ryan
Any article you read from this this week will echo the same opening sentiment. We are officially at the quarter mark of the season, 25% of the way through. This is the point where we can start weening off of 2016 data and start using data and averages from 2017 to make decisions going forward. Th...
by JJ Buck DFS Gut Plays week 5 2017DFS Gut Plays week 5 2017
by JJ Buck
If you’re reading this, you are amid a whirlwind of fantasy opinion and football statistic overload. With this article, we are looking at matchups that standout after a quick look over of the schedule and prices; going with your gut. Sometimes the obvious play is the best. Other times, it burns us. ...
by Armando Marsal Week 5 Flex Targets DraftKings 2017Week 5 Flex Targets DraftKings 2017
by Armando Marsal
Week 5 is upon us and as usual I am digging into the slate to find some players who make for viable options for the flex spot. Due to the bye weeks, we have four less teams on the board to choose from, so it is something to keep in mind when creating lineups this weekend as you focus on roster const...
by Brad Kruse Startem sitem 2017 week 5 ThursdayStartem sitem 2017 week 5 Thursday
by Brad Kruse
Player Pos Team Opponent Start / Sit Comment Jameis Winston QB TB NE START New England's defense has been vulnerable this year. Winston finally put it together last week and this is a good matchup to continue putting in QB1 numbers Jacquizz Rodgers RB TB NE SIT Doug ...
by Jen Ryan Fantasy Points Allowed Week 5 2017Fantasy Points Allowed Week 5 2017
by Jen Ryan
We have hit that quarter mark in fantasy football where we can begin removing some of the weight from 2016 data (for the most part) and work with actionable 2017 data. The four week sample is generally understood as the data benchmark for the new season and it gives us a sense of what teams in 2017 ...
by Evan Tarracciano Crystal Ball Week 5 2017Crystal Ball Week 5 2017
by Evan Tarracciano
One of the biggest keys to being a successful Fantasy Football owner is the ability to be adaptable, especially when dealing with injuries and bye weeks in the middle of the season. Having the ability to draw from a deep bench in times where lesser managers would fold under pressure separates playof...
by John Laub College Fantasy Football Sleepers Week 6 2017College Fantasy Football Sleepers Week 6 2017
by John Laub
                  College Fantasy Football                 The Scholar’s Surreptitious Starters                              Week 6        Quarterbacks Riley Ferguson, Memphis at UConn: O/U 71.5 Ownership Percentage: 64%  The Tigers’ matchup foretells a huge evening for Ferguson—...
by Dave Hunter Hunter Report Week 5 2017Hunter Report Week 5 2017
by Dave Hunter
Let’s get right to Week 5, and don’t forget I’m using DraftKings.com salaries. Cheers to you winning the big pool play! Week 5: QUARTERBACK Top Level Aaron Rodgers, GB @ Dallas Cowboys ($8,100) – Rodgers is averaging 24 FPPG this season in DraftKings games. Not bad, eh? I love this game ...
by Matthew Cherrin Dollar Free Agents 2017 Week 5Dollar Free Agents 2017 Week 5
by Matthew Cherrin
J.D. McKissic- RB- Seattle The Seattle Seahawks’ running back situation is up in the air, and J.D. McKissic made his case last weekend against the Colts when rookie running back Chris Carson left the game with a leg injury. McKissic rushed the ball four times for 38 yards and a score, and a caught ...
by John Laub College Fantasy Football Week 5 Waiver Wire GemstonesCollege Fantasy Football Week 5 Waiver Wire Gemstones
by John Laub
                 Waiver Wire Gemstones: Week 5                    College Fantasy Football       Quarterbacks   Thomas Sirk, East Carolina Ownership Percentage: 24% East Carolina’s defense forces the Pirates’ offense to play from behind. Over the last two games, Sirk has attempted 82...
by Armando Marsal Recapping the Injuries week 5 2017Recapping the Injuries week 5 2017
by Armando Marsal
Week 4 was a brutal one as we witnessed some injuries that will have a big impact for fantasy owners. Players suffered season ending injuries, multi-week injuries, and some injuries that may not keep them off the field at all, but could still limit them in their next game. With that said, let’s take...
by Armando Marsal Waiver Wire Targets Week 5 2017Waiver Wire Targets Week 5 2017
by Armando Marsal
We are headed to Week 5 and the first week of byes. The Falcons, Saints, Broncos, and Redskins are all on bye this week. In addition, many key players suffered injuries in Week 4, some of which could miss some time. Therefore, fantasy owners may need to rely on the waiver wire to help them get throu...