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DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 3

James Smizek scouts the Friday action as Cam Newton could play a full half in the Panthers' third preseason game.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 2

James Smizek picks the Thursday preseason games as quarterback Trevone Boykin again looks to lead the Seahawks to victory against the Vikings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 1

James Smizek picks the opening slate of preseason games as Ka'Deem Carey should get plenty of chances to prove his worth to the Bears.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Value Plays

Limited by a foot injury for the first part of the season, C.J. Anderson has played very well of late and could get plenty of touches if the Broncos take an early lead against the injury-riddled Steelers.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Wild-Card Weekend Value Plays

With plenty of people likely gravitating to Antonio Brown, fantasy players could go a bit contrarian with their upper-tier wideout selection by using A.J. Green, who has a history of big games against the Steelers.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 17 Value Plays

DeAngelo Williams' price has risen significantly, but he enters Week 17 with one of the best matchups of the season. Jerry Donabedian breaks down his top values to pair with the Steelers RB.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 16 Value Plays

Jerry Donabedian is focused on the Jacksonville-New Orleans game, along with a couple of heavily-targeted big bodies in the Chicago-Tampa contest.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 15 Value Plays

Drew Brees has been excellent at home this season, averaging 350 yards and three touchdowns per game at the Superdome, and he could be in for a shootout Monday against the Lions.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 14 Value Plays

With lots of fantasy players turning toward Antonio Brown and Odell Beckham this weekend, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian explains why DeAndre Hopkins might be the right call for an elite wideout.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 13 Value Plays

Alshon Jeffery is a legitimate No. 1 wideout for fantasy purposes but his price on DraftKings continues to lag because of his injuries earlier this season.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 12 Value Plays

With the masses going head over heels for Thomas Rawls, the other players in the Pittsburgh-Seattle game will likely be overlooked.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 11 Value Plays

Dez Bryant is $1,000 cheaper than he was in Week 1, but he's got Tony Romo back under center and throwing passes to him, making him a tremendous value opportunity this weekend.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 10 Value Plays

The Ravens-Jaguars game could have plenty of passing opportunities thanks to two solid run defenses, which could mean a big fantasy day for quarterback Joe Flacco.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 9 Value Plays

Devonta Freeman looks like the top running back play this weekend, and RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian has some solid value plays to pair with the Falcons' workhorse.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 8 Value Plays

Antonio Brown was arguably the best fantasy wideout before Ben Roethlisberger went down with his knee injury, and with Big Ben expected back this weekend, Brown could reach elite status again.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 7 Value Plays

Andrew Luck threw for over 300 yards and three touchdowns against the Patriots in Week 6 and now gets to face a Saints defense that is allowing a whopping 8.6 yards per attempt.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 6 Value Plays

Arian Foster has a fantasy floor and ceiling that is matched by only a few other running backs, and RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian loves the Texans running back this weekend against the Jags.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 5 Value Plays

Only two running backs in the NFL have played more snaps than T.J. Yeldon this season, and RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian says the Jags' running back could be the best value of any player in Week 5.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 4 Value Plays

Andrew Luck has struggled early this season, but RotoWire's Jerry Donadebian argues the Colts' quarterback is a very solid option this weekend against the Jaguars.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 3 Value Plays

Rotowire's Jerry Donabedian breaks down the top options on DraftKings for Week 3, including some under-the-radar players like Philip Rivers and Emmanuel Sanders.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 2 Value Plays

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian breaks down his top values on DraftKings for Week 2, including a still underpriced Carlos Hyde, who had 182 total yards and two scores Monday night.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 1 Value Plays

With some huge GPPs this week, including one with $10 million in prizes, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian breaks down his top value plays on DraftKings for Week 1.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 4 Preseason DFS Picks

James Smizek breaks down the final week of preseason with Colt McCoy possibly the best pick of the slate as he is expected to play the whole game Thursday.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 3 Picks

James Smizek breaks down the Week 3 preseason slate, which should starters like Ryan Tannehill getting more playing time.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 2 Picks

James Smizek highlights some of his favorite options for the Week 2 preseason slate, with the Ravens' Lorenzo Taliaferro representing one of his top running back choices.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Preseason Week 1 Picks

James Smizek breaks down a difficult slate for the opening week of preseason games, focusing on the likes of Johnny Manziel, who should see plenty of action.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Conference Championship Picks

Aaron Rodgers faces the Legion of Boom in the NFC championship, but does that make him a good daily play?

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 6 Picks

With a shootout looming in Atlanta, RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian is targeting multiple players from the Bears and Falcons on DraftKings.

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DraftKings Fantasy Football: Exclusive DraftKings Week 3 Contest

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DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 3 Value Plays

RotoWire's Jerry Donabedian offers up his top Week 3 DraftKings value plays at each position.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: PPR Sleepers

RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta goes deep with his list of PPR sleepers for Week 1 on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 1 Picks

RotoWire's Ben Slocum unveils his Week 1 picks for DraftKings fantasy football contests.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Players to Avoid in Week 1

RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta runs through his list of players to avoid on DraftKings in Week 1, including Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: The Value Bin

Ben Slocum highlights players from the Value Bin on DraftKings, including new Rams' starter Shaun Hill

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Deep Sleepers for Week 1

RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta highlights some deep sleepers for DraftKings in Week 1.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Week 1 Preview The Dream Team

RotoWire's Ben Slocum unveils his DraftKings Dream Team for Week 1 of the NFL season.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Point Per Reception (PPR) Specialists

RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta highlights PPR specialists to target on DraftKings or your season-long PPR leagues.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: How to Build GPP and H2H Rosters

Ben Slocum highlights players to target on DraftKings for Head-to-Head contests and Guaranteed Prize Pool tournaments.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Tips for Success

RotoWire's Joel Bartilotta runs through his tips for success on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Player Salaries First Impressions

RotoWire's Ben Slocum highlights over and underpriced salaries for DraftKings' Week 1 contests, including the expensive Jamaal Charles.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Undervalued Injury Bounce-Back Candidates

Joel Bartilotta recommends targeting Jeremy Maclin and Trent Richardson on DraftKings, as both players are undervalued due to injuries from last season.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Injuries

Ben Slocum identifies some injury-prone players and how to take advantage of their absences on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: New Faces in New Places - Wide Receivers

Joel Bartilotta examines wideouts who switched teams this offseason while looking for values on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Their Competition Run Defenses

Benjamin Slocum highlights run defenses to target in DraftKings' fantasy football contests this upcoming season.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: New Faces in New Places - Runnning Backs

Joel Bartilotta highlights running backs who were on the move this offseason and will provide early-season value on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Their Competition Pass Defenses

RotoWire's Benjamin Slocum examines an opponent's pass defense in order to simplify DraftKings lineup decisions.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: A DFS Boom on the Horizon?

Ryan Rufe takes a look at DraftKings and wonder if there's a DFS boom looming this football season.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Targeting Players Based on Their Competition - Team Pace

Benjamin Sloccum explores team pace and how to use the data when selecting your football lineup on DraftKings.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: A Guide to Daily Fantasy Football

Kevin Payne unleashes his beginner's guide to playing Daily Fantasy Football.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: The 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football

Michael Rathburn shares his 10 Commandments of Daily Fantasy Football.

DraftKings Fantasy Football: Beginners Guide