DraftKings Week 3 Best Ball Rankings

Top 250 Best Ball Rankings for Week 2 contests on Draftkings

DraftKings just launched a Week 3 Best Ball GPP contest called the "NFL $100K Week 3 Special". It is a $22 entry with 150 lineups max and it has a top prize of $50,000. The contest goes live on Thursday, September 24th before the kickoff of the Miami and Jacksonville game.

The contest has a total of 5,184 entries available with just over 1,000 already spoken for early Wednesday morning. If you are not familiar with how Best Ball works it is an easy game to learn. On Draftkings you draft 20 players in 12-man leagues (a total of 240 players will be drafted by all 12 teams). After the draft is over you never have to worry about setting a weekly lineup or claiming players on the waiver wire. How it works is that your top-scoring 1QB, 2RB, 3WR, 1TE, and 1Flex (RB/WR/TE) will automatically start for you each week.

I put together my Top 250 player Rankings which can be found below or also in this google doc.

The break down of the Best Ball Week 3 Special

  • Prize Pool = $100,000
  • Top Prize = $25,000
  • Total Entries = 8,640

Contest Sizes

  • Round 1 (Week 3 - Week 13): 12 Seats
  • Round 2 (Week 14): 12 Seats
  • Round 3 (Week 15): 12 Seats
  • Round 4 (Week 16): 6 Seats

Advancements/Payouts

  • Round 1
    • 1st and 2nd: Advance
    • No Payouts
  • Round 2
    • 1st Place Advances
    • Payouts: 2nd through 12th: $40
  • Round 3
    • 1st Place Advances
    • Payouts: 2nd through 12th: $270
  • Round 4
    • 6th: $1,500
    • 5th: $2,000
    • 4th: $3,000
    • 3rd: $7,000
    • 2nd: $12,000
    • 1st: $25,000

***If you are looking for other Best Ball formats to draft on for in-season both Yahoo and FanDuel currently have options as well. Yahoo has contests that will start in Week 5 and FanDuel has contests that will start in Week 4. These rankings can also be used for both of those formats and I will have them adjusted each week to help give you the best drafting experience possible.***

Feel free to reach out to me on Twitter with any questions. Happy Drafting!

Week 3 Rest-of-Season Best Ball Cheatsheet

Rank
Pos
Player
Team
Notes
1
RB
DAL
No McCaffrey or Barkley. Clear #1 now.
2
RB
NO
Stand alone #2 overall now.
3
RB
KC
So much upside on the best offense.
4
RB
TEN
Wish we saw more receptions.
5
RB
LV
Workhorse.
6
RB
GB
Underrated.
7
RB
MIN
Bad team.
8
RB
PHI
Bad team but volume.
9
RB
CLE
Splits with Hunt.
10
RB
IND
Good offense line. Lots of opportunity.
11
WR
ARI
So many plays on Arizona offense.
12
WR
KC
Top offense.
13
WR
ATL
Volume and TD upside. Now ahead of Julio.
14
WR
GB
Banged up in Week 2. Q for Week 3.
15
RB
CIN
Good QB but not seeing field at end of games.
16
RB
LAC
No worries after Week 2.
17
RB
ARI
Plenty of upside on the horizon.
18
QB
KC
Safe pick but hefty price for QB.
19
QB
BAL
Safe pick but hefty price for QB.
20
TE
KC
Top TE with Kittle now banged up.
21
WR
MIN
The only WR in Minny right now. Volume bad team.
22
WR
TB
Missed Week 2 with a concussion.
23
RB
SEA
Seattle likes to run. Team looks great right now.
24
RB
PIT
Redemption in Week 2. Still the guy in Pittsburgh.
25
WR
TB
Volume and getting healthy.
26
WR
DAL
Cowboys offense looks great.
27
WR
ATL
up and down to start season. Ridley overtaking him?
28
WR
PIT
Roethlisberger looks good. Big plays to be had.
29
RB
ATL
Falcons look like a passing only team right now.
30
RB
HOU
Johnson looked great in Week 1.
31
RB
DEN
Lindsay banged up. Plenty of volume for Gordon but backup QB.
32
RB
CLE
So much upside. If Chubb goes down he is instant Top 5.
33
WR
SEA
Seattle offense is running hot right now. Metcalf huge year so far.
34
TE
BAL
Solid to start the season. Emerging to the top at the position.
35
WR
NO
Injured - Week 4 or 5 return?
36
TE
LV
Looks like a top 3 TE this year. Probably should be higher ranked.
37
WR
BUF
Allen and Diggs look to be on the same page and are on fire.
38
WR
SEA
Safe floor next to Metcalf and if Wilson continues Lockett will flourish.
39
WR
CLE
Finally had a breakout game in Week 2. Only took two yrs in Cleveland.
40
WR
CAR
No McCaffrey for a few weeks. We could see more usage to Moore.
41
WR
CHI
Breakout game is coming. Top WR just on a team that is not pass happy.
42
WR
LAR
Safe WR option with a few Ceiling games on the horizon.
43
WR
DET
Injured - Week 3 Return?
44
TE
PHI
Philly is struggling right now. Ertz is still their top receiving option.
45
WR
WAS
Looks explosive and full of big plays.
46
QB
SEA
Wilson is the early MVP candidate.
47
QB
DAL
Piling up the fantasy points with all his weapons.
48
QB
ARI
Fastest run offense in the league. Upside upside upside.
49
TE
SF
Injured - Week 3 return?
50
RB
CAR
Out 4+ weeks.
51
RB
CHI
Battled injuries to start season but slowly getting healthy and Bears are 2-0.
52
WR
LAR
Kupp is taking a back seat to Woods.
53
WR
JAC
Injured - Week 3 Q? Jaguars offense looks great with Minshew.
54
WR
BAL
So much offensive upside with his speed and Jackson at QB. Perfect BB player.
55
WR
TEN
Injured - Week 3 or 4 recovery.
56
RB
BAL
Ravens are using 3 RB rotation. Still has TD upside.
57
RB
BAL
He is the darling in Baltimore that everyone wants to succeed. Late season upside.
58
WR
LAC
Allen gets a bad rep but if Herbert is the real deal he can get the ball to him.
59
QB
HOU
Not on the same tier as Wilson/Prescott/Murray. WRs are holding him back.
60
RB
TB
Looked like a quality football player last week and Brady was excited for him.
61
QB
BUF
Allen is having himself a year to start the season. Rushing upside is huge.
62
WR
IND
Now with Campbell sidelined time for Hilton to become a favorite of Rivers.
63
WR
DEN
Sky is the limit for Jeudy now. Unfortunately has a backup QB.
64
WR
CIN
Looks better than AJG, seeing volume from Burrow.
65
WR
HOU
Looked great Week 1 and flopped Week 2. Injury?
66
WR
DAL
Dropped behind Cooper and Lamb in the pecking order.
67
WR
HOU
Staying healthy so far and Watson needs a top target.
68
WR
MIA
Limited.
69
RB
BUF
Good value Best Ball RB in the mid rounds. Bills are a good team upside each week.
70
WR
CIN
Dud in Week 2 but maybe now a discount.
71
WR
PIT
Looks legit. Will move up weekly rankings quickly.
72
WR
NE
Seeing so many targets. WR1 on the team just needs to stay healthy.
73
WR
NYG
Giants are hard to predict right now with Barkley done for the season.
74
WR
CLE
Browns had a nice bounce back on TNF and Landry looks good.
75
WR
DET
Continues to be targeted and waiting on Golladay to get back on the field.
76
TE
DEN
One of the young emerging TEs.
77
TE
LAR
Big 3 TD week against Eagles. TDs seem to come in bunches for this guy.
78
QB
ATL
Going to throw the ball more than any other QB in 2020.
79
TE
NYG
The Giants might be a mess this year moving forward. Trending down.
80
WR
DAL
Breakout game in Week 2. Going to be a big part of what Dallas does this year.
81
RB
WAS
Slowly working his way to the top and getting more opportunities.
82
RB
LAR
Looked explosive and healthy in Week 2. RB committee still in LAR.
83
RB
DET
Needs more time to take over the backfield. Good buy in the middle rounds.
84
TE
DET
Another young TE breaking out.
85
WR
BUF
Bills offense looks fantastic. Brown looks fantastic.
86
TE
ATL
Pass happy offense.
87
TE
LAC
Herbert needs a guy like Henry to rely on moving forward.
88
TE
NO
With Thomas banged up Cook should see more targets.
89
WR
CAR
Looks like one of the best offseason FA signings. Perfect BB guy with high ceiling.
90
QB
GB
As steady as they come.
91
QB
NE
Huge upside and looks better than ever.
92
QB
PIT
Looks healthy and has so many good pass catchers.
93
QB
DET
Needs Golladay to get healthy to fully unleash his upside.
94
RB
BUF
Good RBBC to own in BB.
95
WR
SF
Injured.
96
WR
LAC
looked great in Week 1. Solid WR for BB.
97
WR
LV
Battling to get healthy playing through it. Nice middle rounds pick.
98
TE
TEN
Showed his big breakout in Week 2. These are the kind of TEs you want to draft.
99
TE
MIA
Great TE for BB.
100
RB
JAC
Seeing plenty of opportunities so far.
101
RB
LAC
Looks great and is a nice complement to Ekeler.
102
RB
SF
All the SF backs are injured. opportunity awaits.
103
WR
NE
He is slowly breaking out and with Cam at QB it only makes things better.
104
TE
PHI
Big Week 1 somewhat quiet in Week 2. Eagles offense needs to turn it around.
105
WR
NYG
sneaky value play with Shepard with the toe injury.
106
WR
NYJ
Injured.
107
RB
TB
Fournette looks like he overtook Jones in Week 2.
108
QB
NO
Looked old on MNF.
109
QB
TB
Star WRs but not the huge upside still.
110
RB
NE
Great for PPR. Unfortunate story in Week 2. RIP
111
WR
ARI
Slow start to the season. Plenty of time to make it right. Good buy IMO.
112
WR
PHI
Seeing the field and the Eagles need him to make plays.
113
WR
MIA
Two tough matchups to start the season. Breakout is coming.
114
QB
PHI
Ugly two weeks so far. If Week 3 against the Bengals is a flop.... it will be bad.
115
QB
JAC
So much upside. Top 10 QB seems real. Dare we say Top 5?
116
QB
LAR
Safe QB.
117
QB
CIN
so much potential here no matter the game script. Looks comfortable at QB so far.
118
WR
TEN
Looks to finally be coming around.
119
WR
GB
Packers seem fine with WR depth with MVS and Lazard behind Adams. No worries.
120
WR
PHI
Eagles offense has been a fail so far. Jackson is healthy still so here's to hoping.
121
RB
SF
Injured.
122
RB
LAR
Injured.
123
RB
LAR
Injured - Expected to play Week 3.
124
WR
GB
Looking good so far. Has Rodgers' trust.
125
RB
CAR
Fill in for McCaffrey.
126
RB
IND
The tale of two totally different weeks to start the season.
127
WR
CHI
Promising Week 1 bad Week 2.
128
RB
CHI
Big contract not much on the scoreboard.
129
TE
CLE
Still waiting for something.
130
QB
NYG
Might have to throw even more now with Barkley gone.
131
QB
LV
Looked like a top 10 QB on MNF.
132
QB
TEN
Underrated QB on a good football team.
133
QB
CLE
Rebounded nicely on TNF.
134
WR
ATL
Falcons are the best team to be on if you are a WR3.
135
RB
NO
Kamara looks amazing right now. Murray has the skills just needs the opportunity.
136
RB
ARI
Great handcuff, and some stand alone value.
137
RB
MIN
Great RB handcuff.
138
RB
NYG
The next man up in NYG?
139
RB
NYJ
Injured.
140
RB
PHI
RB handcuff and some stand alone BB value.
141
WR
JAC
High upside BB player. Well worth a mid round pick.
142
RB
DET
Roller coaster young career continues.
143
RB
MIA
The Dolphins RBs are messy and hard to trust any of them right now.
144
RB
NE
The Patriots RBs are really hard to predict.
145
TE
PIT
Too many WR pass catchers here in Pittsburgh and Ebron is missing out.
146
QB
CAR
Panthers look like a team that will be losing a lot of games. Bridgewater will have to throw.
147
QB
IND
Value QB in the late rounds who people don't really want to draft. Safe floor but no ceiling.
148
WR
CAR
McCaffrey now dinged;, Samuel might see more opportunities? Might.
149
RB
DAL
One of the better RB handcuffs.
150
WR
NO
Huge opportunity with Thomas out, but he flopped.
151
WR
PIT
There are 4 really good WRs in Pittsburgh. Good WR6-8 in best ball.
152
WR
KC
Watkins is always just a guy that has one big week and then disappears for a few months.
153
TE
DAL
Looks like Schultz will be a thing after what we saw in Week 2.
154
WR
KC
We all want Hardman to be a thing. I still have hope.
155
QB
MIN
Vikings are so bad right now.
156
QB
SF
Injured - Week 3?
157
RB
DEN
Injured - Going to miss a few weeks.
158
RB
PIT
Saw volume in Week 1 and looked like a quality backup ready to fill in at any moment.
159
RB
MIA
I want Breida to be a thing but doesn't look promising so far.
160
RB
JAC
Jaguars offense is a fun one to watch so far. Thompson is a nice end-of-bench BB player.
161
WR
ARI
Old guy in a passing offense that can help you out here and there.
162
WR
SF
Rookie WR with breakout potential.
163
TE
TB
Gronkowski is bad;, Howard has some upside.
164
RB
MIA
Seeing lots of work and was on no ones radar to start out the season.
165
WR
MIN
Rookie WR with breakout potential.
166
QB
LAC
Great debut against KC. Going to be hard to not move forward with him now.
167
WR
NYG
Injured.
168
TE
IND
Injured.
169
WR
WAS
Steady WR that will get some receptions for you each week.
170
WR
IND
Breakout game coming?
171
WR
PIT
Emerging WR in a great passing offense.
172
RB
GB
Very underrated player in real life NFL and in Fantasy NFL.
173
WR
NO
Had a decent MNF performance. Outplayed Sanders.
174
TE
WAS
Thomas having a decent breakout season to start.
175
WR
HOU
Texans WRs have been disappointing so far.
176
RB
SEA
He is always ready to fill in when needed and solid backup behind Carson.
177
RB
DET
Detroit is stubborn and will give looks to the veteran RB.
178
WR
IND
Going to see increase in targets with Campbell out.
179
WR
BUF
The Bills offense looks really good. Beasley is cheap and sees targets.
180
WR
LV
Strong MNF game and Carr looks good.
181
WR
JAC
Back-to-back TD games and Minshew continues to look his way.
182
QB
CHI
The Bears are 2-0, Trubisky isn't going anywhere.
183
QB
NYJ
The Jets are really bad. Darnold has no one to throw to. No skill players on this team.
184
QB
WAS
Hasn't looked great but looks to be the guy they will go with all year.
185
TE
MIN
Vikings have been gross. Hopefully we see some light for Smith.
186
TE
CIN
Uzomah now out of the picture, Burrow was flooding him with targets.
187
TE
HOU
Looks like the leading TE in Houston. Showing connection with Watson.
188
TE
CHI
Graham looks much better than say Gronkowski.
189
TE
IND
Had one chance and delievered. Why not more Alie-Cox?
190
WR
SF
Lacks big plays/games but sees the field and can give you a few catches.
191
WR
LV
Maybe he is just a guy.
192
TE
JAC
He is seeing targets and Minshew seems to spread it around to everybody.
193
RB
SF
Injured.
194
RB
HOU
Injured.
195
TE
CAR
Not a priority so far in the offsense.
196
WR
NYJ
Injured.
197
WR
DEN
Opportunity is knocking on the door now with Sutton on IR.
198
WR
CIN
Looked like he overtook Ross on TNF against the Bengals.
199
WR
BAL
He has breakout potential with Jackson throwing him the ball.
200
TE
TB
Looks old and slow.
201
TE
SEA
Old reliable Olsen.
202
TE
NYJ
Huge disappointment. Jets are a hard team to trust right now.
203
WR
NE
Seeing the field and making plays.
204
RB
Jeffery Wilson
SF
Next man up.
205
RB
NYJ
Bell is out, but the Jets are just bad and Gore is just old.
206
WR
HOU
We have wanted Stills to be good for 5+ years now.
207
WR
LAR
Looks like the WR3 in LAR.
208
WR
DET
Rookie is seeing playing time and targets.
209
QB
MIA
Backup right now but for how long?
210
RB
ATL
Gurley's backup? Seems to be a few guys in Atlanta.
211
WR
KC
Seeing targets and more playing time than Hardman.
212
WR
CIN
Looked like Higgins overtook him.
213
RB
NE
IR.
214
RB
NYG
Just signed with NYG on 9/22/20.
215
WR
PHI
Injured.
216
RB
KC
Banged up in Week 2.
217
WR
DET
If you need a guy to fill in when you have 4 guys on a bye, Amendola is it.
218
WR
TB
Was hyped after Week 1, did little in Week 2.
219
WR
TEN
He is the WR3 in Tennessee.
220
RB
NE
This man never goes away.
221
RB
IND
Colts look like they will need Wilkins to help spell Taylor.
222
TE
SF
Big game filling in for Kittle in Week 2. He stayed healthy.
223
QB
DEN
Going to spot start for the next few weeks.
224
QB
DEN
Injured - OUT 2-4 Weeks.
225
QB
LAC
Injured.
226
QB
MIA
Just a matter of time before he loses the starting gig.
227
RB
NYG
Not really sure who the guy will be in NYG but worth a late round shot?
228
RB
GB
Buried on depth chart.
229
TE
BUF
Concussion in Week 2.
230
TE
GB
He at least showed something in Week 2.
231
RB
ATL
Seeing some work. Handcuff option in the last round.
232
WR
BAL
Seeing targets from Jackson.
233
RB
CIN
You never really get much from him, but he gets touches.
234
TE
MIN
Vikings look bad so it effects entire team.
235
TE
ARI
Late late late round TE.
236
WR
JAC
Waiting on his injured shoulder to get on the field.
237
RB
BAL
Baltimore continues to look like a 3 RBBC team.
238
WR
NYJ
IR right now but should see the field here shortly.
239
RB
LAC
Fell way behind Kelley on the depth chart.
240
WR
LAR
WR4 on the Rams now.
241
TE
HOU
He is the #2 TE in Houston behind Akins now.
242
RB
LV
Got the big TD on MNF.
243
TE
NE
Seeing a full set of snaps for NE.
244
RB
LV
Seeing snaps on a 2-0 Raiders team.
245
TE
LAR
Injury has dropped him well behind Higbee on the peaking order.
246
WR
JAC
Jaguars always seem to like Conley and Minshew spreading the ball out.
247
WR
MIN
Vikings need anyone to step up not named Thielen.
248
RB
DEN
Lindsay is banged up as well as Sutton. Broncos need depth on offense.
249
TE
SEA
Olsen ahead of him and still coming back from injury.
250
RB
TEN
Hasn't seen the field yet but is a guy that has talent and waiting for opportunity.

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