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Top NFL DFS Plays of Week 2 (2020)

Sep 19, 2020

Scotty Miller is a value at WR for Week 2’s terrific matchup against Carolina.

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Which stud ($6,500 or higher) are you locking into your Week 1 lineups?

Austin Ekeler (RB – LAC): $6,500
Ekeler disappointed in Week 1 due to his lack of receiving work but still saw 20 touches. As 8.5 point underdogs, the Chargers will be forced to throw and Ekeler will see a chunk of those targets against a Chiefs defense that allowed the second-most receptions and most receiving yards to running backs last year.
– Chet Gresham (ChetGresham)

Derrick Henry (RB – TEN): $7,900
Derrick Henry ran for 116 yards on 31 carries while hauling in all three of his targets for 15 yards during Monday’s 16-14 win against the Broncos. He faces a Jaguars defense against which he accumulated 203 rushing yards and three rushing scores in two matchups last season. The Jaguars are 30th against fantasy running backs, Henry should have a monster day against the Jaguars porous run defense. He’s about as money as you can get. Lock him in.
– Jeff Boggis (@JeffBoggis)

DeAndre Hopkins (WR – ARI): $7,700
After Week 1, Washington leads all teams with a -69.4% defensive DVOA, but their excellent front seven is a greater risk for Kyler Murray than for his No. 1 receiver Hopkins. Coming off a career-high 14 receptions in his debut for the Cardinals, Hopkins vaults to third in my true-talent receiver rankings, and playing at home boosts him to first for me this week. Relatively weak at corner with Kendall Fuller and Ronald Darby, Washington boosts No. 1 receiver yards and touchdowns per target by 7% apiece.
– Scott Spratt (Scott_Spratt)

Davante Adams (WR – GB): $8,100
It’s Davante Adams. This week you can really afford to go cheap in a lot of spots, whether it be entirely at running back or just filling out your lineup with cheap receivers. So the place to spend up on is with Adams, whose target volume guarantees him an incredibly high floor with an equally high ceiling.
– Dan Harris (@danharris80)

Which value play ($5,000 or lower) are you rostering Week 1?

Scotty Miller (WR – TB): $4,100
If James Conner is out then it has to be Benny Snell, but otherwise, I’m looking at Scotty Miller (assuming Chris Godwin is out, as expected). He already has a good rapport with Tom Brady, saw plenty of targets in Week 1, and now gets one of the most beatable secondaries in football. With Brady likely looking to make amends for last week’s performance, I’m getting a piece of Miller wherever I can.
– Dan Harris (@danharris80)

He’s Tom Brady’s “Julian Edelman.” In Week 1, Miller caught 5 passes for 73 yards. While he did not pop off, he did manage a respectable stat line for PPR leagues. Miller is a value at WR for Week 2’s terrific matchup against Carolina.
– Jeff Boggis (@JeffBoggis)

Hayden Hurst (TE – ATL): $4,600
Hurst was the forgotten man in Week 1, as all three Falcons wide receivers saw 12 targets and topped 100 yards while Hurst had just five targets and did not top 100 yards. This week, Hurst won’t have Jamal Adams to worry about at safety and the Cowboys are also missing their top 2 linebackers to injury. I expect this game to be high-scoring with plenty of passing and Hurst should benefit.
– Chet Gresham (ChetGresham)

CeeDee Lamb (WR – DAL): $4,700
It’s no coincidence Russell Wilson threw for four touchdowns in Week 1. The Falcons are one of the best opponent matchups for passing in football, and that benefit extends to every type of receiver. In particular, their defense boosts No. 1 and No. 2 receiver completion percentages, yards per target, and touchdowns per target by at 10% or more. Amari Cooper and Michael Gallup are in my top 20 at the position as well, but the rookie Lamb is the best value given his lower salary.
– Scott Spratt (Scott_Spratt)

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