FantasyPros Football Podcast: DFS Lineup Advice: Week 5

Oct 4, 2018

Is it wise to start Patrick Mahomes against Jacksonville?

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

We’re dishing out DFS advice today, and Matthew Freedman of FantasyLabs.com is here with us to share his insight. Should DFS players consider using Patrick Mahomes (7:58) against the Jags, is T.J. Yeldon (14:06) a top RB play in cash games, and how viable is Jared Cook (32:37) in a tough matchup? Looking at GPPs, can Seattle’s defense (43:13) be a worthy risk since they should be almost completely unowned and is Geronimo Allison (50:21) primed to excel if he’s active?

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