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NFL DFS Cash Game Lineup Advice: Week 1 (Main Slate)

by Brad Richter | @rotopilot | Featured Writer
Sep 10, 2021
Kyler Murray

The anticipation has been building and the time has finally arrived with NFL Week 1 this weekend. The premise of this weekly DFS column will be to provide you with the top Cash game plays to consider at each position. In Cash games, we want to roster a collection of players to maximize opportunities (carries plus targets) and give us the best chance for “Splash” plays (aka touchdowns or big gainers). Combining these two elements gives our Cash game lineups a high-scoring floor with some upside.

Week 1 of the season offers a lot of unknowns, so be sure to minimize the number of unknown commodities you plug into your Cash game lineup and focus on the players and situations with some expected stability for your core. Then look to sprinkle in a couple of those inexpensive unknowns at high variance positions to provide some potential upside for your lineup. Let’s get to the recommendations for the Week 1 main slate!

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The players below are ones I’m looking at for cash game considerations for Week 1 main slates:



Kyler Murray (ARI): $7,600 vs. TEN
You should sense a theme at the quarterback position when reading my Cash game articles this season. We typically want a quarterback that offers a combination of rushing and passing ability to heighten our floor and maximize our upside. Murray will often fit that profile this season.


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