Daily Fantasy Sports NFL Coverage: Week 1

The homepage for Footballguys weekly DFS fantasy football coverage.


FanDuel Features

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer for FanDuel that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
Cracking FanDuel - David Dodds
  A weekly piece that tries to cover some of the finer points on beating FanDuel cash games.
Cost/Value Chart - David Dodds
  Compares FBG projections against FanDuel pricing for this week's games
FanDuel Consensus Rankings - FBG Staff
  A collective summary of our staffers' best value-based selections for FanDuel contests this weekend.
Wisdom of the Staff - FBG Staff
  Various staff members share their opinions on select topics.
Projecting Ownership - Steve Buzzard
  Estimating the ownership in FanDuel mid-sized GPP contests
The Bestest FanDuel Blog Evah - Dodds
  Welcome to David Dodds' playground where he will discuss anything and everything regarding Cracking the NFL contests on FanDuel.
Growing the FanDuel Bankroll Blog - Devin Knotts
  Devin Knotts takes you on a journey as he attempts to grow his FanDuel bankroll. He documents his lessons learned and which players he is targeting this week.
Starting Stacks - John Mamula
  A selection of high-upside QB-based stacks for consideration in GPPs this weekend.
GPP Domination - Jeff Pasquino
  Looking for edges in FanDuel Tournaments

Week 1 Roundtables

David Johnson, Le'Veon Bell, and/or Ezekiel Elliott?
Where's the Volume at Wide Receiver? - FBG Staff
Paying Up at Quarterback? - FBG Staff
Your Defensive Portfolio - FBG Staff
Wide Receiver Strategy - FBG Staff
Predicting Game Scripts - FBG Staff
Evaluating High Scoring Games - FBG Staff

Game Matchups

Kansas City at New England
New York Jets at Buffalo
Atlanta at Chicago
Baltimore at Cincinnati
Pittsburgh at Cleveland
Arizona at Detroit
Jacksonville at Houston
Oakland at Tennessee
Philadelphia at Washington
Indianapolis at LA Rams
Seattle at Green Bay
Carolina at San Francisco
New York Giants at Dallas
New Orleans at Minnesota
LA Chargers at Denver

General Information (Not-site Specific)

DFS Sites Comparison Chart - Pasquino
  A comparison of scoring and roster options at multiple DFS football sites
Vegas Value Chart - John Lee
  An early look at the Vegas odds depicting implied team totals for guidance in selecting DFS players.
eVALUEator - Austin Lee / Maurile Tremblay
  Position-based table depicting salaries as % against site cap to identify best site(s) to play a given player.
Exposed - Aaron Rudnicki
  IDP Expert Aaron Rudnicki offers his look at corners and safeties to exploit in DFS contests.
Rushing/Passing Matchups - Chris Feery
  Diving deep into how the offenses matchup with the defenses.
Sunday Morning DFS Chat - FBG Staff
  Chat with the staff as team's announce their inactives.

DraftKings Features

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer for DraftKings that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
Tips and Picks - John Lee
  Cash game and GPP selections.
GPP Domination - Phil Alexander
  Looking for edges in DraftKings Tournaments
DraftKings Consensus Rankings - FBG Staff
  A collective summary of our staffers' best value-based selections for DraftKings contests this weekend.
Wisdom of the Staff - FBG Staff
  Various staff members share their opinions on select topics.
Projecting Ownership - Steve Buzzard
  Estimating the ownership in DraftKings mid-sized GPP contests

DRAFT Features

Expert DRAFTing - Dan Hindery
  A how-to-guide to beating this week's snake drafts on DRAFT.

Video

The DFS Power Grid
  Footballguys staffers John Lee, Jeff Pasquino, Ryan Hester and Devin Knotts discuss DFS topics each week with host Austin Lee.
The Footballguys' Daily Fantasy Hour hosted by RotoGrinders
  An hour of DFS discussion with Footballguys John Lee and Austin Lee with host Dan Back.

Interactive Value Charts (IVC)

FanDuel IVC
DraftKings IVC
Yahoo IVC
FantasyDraft

Timeless Free Articles:

DFS Glossary
Thursday vs. Sunday Contests
DraftKings Cash Game Strategy
Fitting Lineups to Contests, or Contests to Lineups?
Understanding Expectation and Variance
FanDuel Cash Game Strategy
DFS Tournament Strategy

Timeless Roundtables:

Tips for Beginners - FBG Staff
Bankroll Management - FBG Staff
Weekly Bankroll Split - FBG Staff
Starting High-Owned Players in GPPs - FBG Staff
Choosing Low-Owned Players for GPPs - FBG Staff
Weekly Cash Lineups - FBG Staff
Beatable Contests - FBG Staff
Advanced Metrics - FBG Staff
Going Back in Time - FBG Staff