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NFL Preseason Week 1 DFS Lineup Advice: Ravens v. Titans (8/11)

Aug 11, 2022
NFL Preseason Week 1

Let’s take a look at NFL DFS lineup advice for Thursday’s Week 1 NFL preseason matchup between the Baltimore Ravens and Tennessee Titans.

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Tyler Huntley (QB – BAL): $5,500 vs Ten

With this being Week 1 in the preseason, you won’t see names such as Lamar Jackson or Ryan Tannehill in these sections. They should barely play more than a series if they even play at all. Therefore we move into the reserves to see who will be the best play for our lineups. One of my favorites is the end of 2021 darling Tyler Huntley. When filling in for Jackson last season, Huntley showed us he could be a mini Lamar Jackson and provide the Konami code mobility we love to have in our DFS lineups. The Titans’ defense allowed the seventh most passing yards and ninth most Draftking points to the QB position in 2021. I believe Huntley should provide you with the fantasy points you desire from the position.

Malik Willis (QB – TEN): $5,500 vs Bal

If you are looking for a quarterback who may have more playing time in the Thursday slate, you must look across the field at Malik Willis. Willis is another QB who can provide the Konami code upside. He also needs reps at the position to acclimate to the NFL game; Willis should give a lengthier playing time while facing a Ravens defense that allowed the third most DraftKings points and passing touchdowns to the QB position.

Cash Game Targets

Tylan Wallace (WR – BAL): $5,500 vs Ten

With James Proche missing practice Tuesday, the Ravens could sit him in this first exhibition. However, this move will allow players like Tylan Wallace a chance to stay on the field for longer. With Bateman having limited to no snaps, take this swing on a Ravens receiver facing one of the worst secondaries in the league in 2021.

GPP Targets

Nick Westbrook-Ikhine (WR – TEN): $5,500 vs Bal

The Ravens allowed the third most points to the wide receiver position in 2021. However, with all eyes focusing on Treylon Burks and camp sensation Kyle Philips, Westbrook-Ikhine could sneak into lineups as a veteran player who can outshine his opposing defense.

Punt Plays

Geoff Swaim (TE – TEN): $5,500 Vs Bal

The Ravens struggled with tight ends last year, allowing the fifth-most touchdowns to the position. Tight end is usually a punt play and can be combined with Malik Willis to allow for stacking upside.

Hassan Haskins (RB – TEN): $5,500 vs Bal

Derrick Henry will not be playing this preseason. So Mike Vrabel now has the luxury of time to evaluate his young rookie running back.


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