DraftKings - Week 16


NFL Features

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer for DraftKings that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
Medical Check - Steve Buzzard & Jene Bramel
  Summarizes and analyzes injury news relevant to DraftKings contests.
Tipandpick's: Tips and Picks - John Lee
  Cash game and GPP selections for DraftKings.
Starting Stacks - John Mamula
  Some popular chalk stacks and some under the radar stacks to use in your DraftKings GPP tournaments.
The Contrarian - Chris Feery
  Lower owned players with upside that you may want to consider for your tournament lineups.
Exposed: Week 16 - Aaron Rudnicki and Scott Bischoff
  Aaron Rudnicki and Scott Bischoff take a look at the wide receivers and tight ends, and their counterparts across the line of scrimmage looking for good and bad options over at DraftKings for Week 16.
Cost Efficiency - Justin Howe
  A look into the shrewd DraftKings Week 16 plays in terms of cost efficiency. Who provides the most bang for your buck?
Projecting Ownership Percentage - Phil Alexander
  Sorting the week's top GPP plays by projected ownership percentage to help guide tournament roster construction.
The Fade - Chris Feery
  Players that you may want to consider fading for this week's tournaments.
Sunday Games Roundtable - Ryan Hester
  A look behind the curtain at a staff discussion pertaining to Week 16 DraftKings topics
Thursday Night Spotlight - Steve Buzzard
  Analyzes the game script for the Thursday night game. Examines factors to consider in setting Thursday night lineups, including injury considerations.
Thursday/Sunday Lineups - FBG Staff
  Lists cash-game lineups from various staff members, and tracks results from previous weeks.
Consensus Value Plays - FBG Staff
  Lists the top value-based picks of the week selected by various staff members.
Wisdom of the Staff - FBG Staff
  Various staff members share their opinions on select topics.
Weekly Contest Spotlight - Jeff Pasquino
  DraftKings will be paying out $1 Billion in fantasy football prizes this year - find the best and biggest contests each week here in the weekly spotight.
DraftKings Millionaire Maker Recap - Dan Hindery
  Week 15 Millionaire Maker Contest Recap
Cracking DraftKings (The Blog) - FBG Staff
  The definitive blog covering the daily football scene at DraftKings.

Book / Excerpts / Timeless Classics

Cracking DraftKings (The Book) - FBG Staff
Cash Games - David Dodds and John Lee
Tournaments - John Lee and Jeff Pasquino
Hybrid Contests - John Lee and Jeff Pasquino
Cash Game Lineups - David Dodds and John Lee
Tournament Lineups - Jeff Pasquino
Pivoting - Jeff Pasquino
H-Value - Dan Hindery
Bankroll Management - Maurile Tremblay

FREE Podcasts

Rotogrinders / Footballguys Hour - John Lee and Austin Lee with host Dan Back
DraftKings Hour - John Lee, Jeff Pasquino, Jene Bramel with host Cecil Lammey

Contest Spotlight


NFL $200K Kickoff Special (Thursday)
  This 46,000-player contest features $200K in total prizes and pays out the top 9,260 finishing positions. First place wins $20,000. Entry is just $5 per team. The Top 8 finishers all earn at least $1,000 in prizes.


NFL $4.0M Main Event
  Yes, you read that right. $4 Million will be awarded in a single contest this week, with $1 Million awarded to the first place finisher while the runner-up has to "settle" for $350,000. For an entry of $1,500, life-changing money can be won from a single contest at DraftKings. Over 500 entrant (589 to be exact) will win $2,500 or more.

NFL $1.02 Flea-Flicker Championship
  This 276,000-player contest features $1.2M in total prizes and pays out the top 59,705 finishing positions. First place wins $100,000. Entry is just $5 per team. The Top 40 finishers all earn at least $1,000 in prizes.

NFL $100K Play-Action
  This 38,333-player contest features $100k in total prizes and pays out the top 7,850 finishing positions. First place wins $10,000. Entry is just $3 per team, and entry is FREE with your first deposit!


College Football

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer for FanDuel that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
DraftKings CFB Bowl Breakdown (Saturday Slate) - Keith Roberts
  An in depth breakdown of the DraftKings CFB Bowl Games on 12-26-15
CFB Projections 12/26 - Devin Knotts
  Bowl Week 1 CFB Projections

Key Links

  • Cracking DraftKings Blog
  • Cracking DraftKings Book
  • FBG Daily Forums
  • DraftKings Lobby