DraftKings - Week 1


NFL Features

Interactive Value Chart - Maurile Tremblay
  A lineup optimizer for DraftKings that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
Tip and Pick'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.
Cost efficiency - Justin Howe
  A look into the good and not-so-good DraftKings plays in terms of cost efficiency. Who provides the most bang for your buck?
Sunday Games Roundtable - Hester
  A look behind the curtain at a staff discussion pertaining to Week 1 DraftKings topics
The Contrarian - Chris Feery
  Lower owned players with upside that you may want to use in your tournament lineups.
Exposed - Scott Bischoff and Aaron Rudnicki
  Analyzes individual player matchups (e.g., WR vs. CB) to exploit or avoid.
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.
The Fade - Chris Feery
  Player's that should be highly owned and that you might want to fade in this week's tournaments.
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.
Starting Stacks - John Mamula
  In this weekly article, we will provide you with some popular "chalk" stacks and some "under the radar" stacks to use in your DraftKings GPP tournaments. (GPPs)
Wisdom of the Staff - FBG staff
  Various staff members share their opinions on select topics.
Cracking DraftKings (The Blog) - FBG Staff
  The definitive blog covering the daily football scene at DraftKings.
Contests 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.

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

Contest Spotlight


NFL $10M Millionaire Maker
  Yes, you read that right. $10 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 for DraftKings that uses projections and player salaries to maximize expected points.
CFB Saturday Sleepers and GPP Plays - Chris Feery
  CFB Sleepers and GPP Plays for all three slates of games in Week 2.
CFB Thursday/Friday Breakdown - Andrew Katz
  An in depth breakdown of the Week 2 Thursday-Friday DraftKings CFB slate
CFB Team Totals and Analysis - Dan Hindery
  Breaking Down the Week 2 college football DFS slate.
CFB Week 1 Recap: Big 10 Conference - Dan Hindery
  Recapping Week 1 of the Big Ten Season

Key Links

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