DraftKings - Week 8


NFL Features

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer for DraftKings that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
Tipandpick's: Tips and Picks - John Lee
  Cash game and GPP selections for DraftKings.
Medical Check - Steve Buzzard & Jene Bramel
  Summarizes and analyzes injury news relevant to DraftKings contests.
The Contrarian - Chris Feery
  Lower owned players with upside that you may want to use in your tournament lineups.
Starting Stacks - John Mamula
  Some popular chalk stacks and some under the radar stacks to use in your DraftKings GPP tournaments.
The Fade - Chris Feery
  A look into the smart DraftKings Week 8 plays in terms of cost efficiency. Who provides the most bang for your buck?
Cost Efficiency - Justin Howe
  A look into the smart DraftKings Week 8 plays in terms of cost efficiency. Who provides the most bang for your buck?
Sunday Games Roundtable - Ryan Hester
  A look behind the curtain at a staff discussion pertaining to Week 8 DraftKings topics
Projecting Ownership Percentage - Phil Alexander
  Sorting the week's top GPP plays by projected ownership percentage to help guide tournament roster construction.
Exposed Week 8 - Scott Bischoff and Aaron Rudnicki
  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 8.
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.
Millionaire Maker Week 7 Recap - Dan Hindery
  Recapping Week 7 of the DraftKings Millionaire Maker Contest and Previewing Week 8.
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.
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 - Mauril Tremblay
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 $6M Millionaire Maker
  Yes, you read that right. $6 Million will be awarded in a single contest for Week 1, with $2 Million awarded to the first place finisher while the runner-up has to "settle" for $1 Million. For just $20 an entry, life-changing money can be won in NFL Week 1 at DraftKings. Also remember that DraftKings has partnered up with ESPN, so placing first among ESPN season-long League Manager league members will win $1M to share among your league memebers for no additional fee!


NFL $1M Play-Action
  This 383,333-player contest features $1M in total prizes and pays out the top 84,950 finishing positions. First place wins $100,000. Entry is just $3 per team, and entry is FREE with your first deposit!

NFL $100k Freeroll
  This FREE contest features $100,000.00 in total prizes and pays out the top 23150 finishing positions. First place wins $10,000.00.


CFB $100k Redshirt
  This 38,315-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!

CFB Features

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer that accounts for player salaries and uses projections to maximize expected points.
Primetime Slate Breakdown - Keith Roberts
  Game by Game Breakdown of the Primetime Slate on DraftKings.
CFB Early Slate Breakdown - Devin Knotts
  Week 9 Early Slate Preview on DraftKings.
CFB Saturday Sleepers and GPP Plays - Chris Feery
  CFB Sleepers and GPP Plays for the early and late games on DraftKings.
Week 9 Projections - Devin Knotts
  An in-depth look at the top plays for week 9 on DraftKings
CFB Team Totals and Analysis - Dan Hindery
  College Football Vegas Team Totals and Analysis
Thursday/Friday Breakdown - Andrew Katz
  An in depth breakdown of the Week 9 Mid-Week DraftKings CFB slates.
SEC Recap - Chris Feery
  A detailed breakdown of Week 8 for the SEC Conference.
Big 12 Recap - Andrew Katz
  Recap of the week eight action in Big 12 conference.

Key Links

  • Cracking DraftKings Blog
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  • FBG Daily Forums
  • DraftKings Lobby