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FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 14 Picks

Kevin Payne previews the FanDuel Week 14 NFL slate as Detroit's Marvin Jones Jr. faces a Buccaneers defense that has allowed the most fantasy points to wideouts this season.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 13 Value Plays

Kevin Payne picks the Week 13 FanDuel slate as New England's rob Gronkowski heads home to Buffalo as a contrarian pick as the highest-priced tight end.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 12 Value Plays

Kevin Payne picks the Week 12 FanDuel slate, including the Thanksgiving games, as Tevin Coleman might be the lead runner in the Atlanta backfield again.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 11 Value Plays

Kevin Payne picks the Week 11 NFL slate on FanDuel as Derek Carr and the Raiders travel to Mexico for a matchup with the Patriots.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 10 Value Plays

Kevin Payne picks the Week 10 FanDuel slate as Detroit's Eric Ebron should get the last laugh against a Browns team that struggles against tight ends.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 9 Value Plays

Kevin Payne previews the Week 8 FanDuel slate as Cam Newton's ownership should be low as he and the Panthers face the division-rival Falcons.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 8 Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down the Week 8 FanDuel slate as Joe Mixon looks set up to have a breakout game against the Colts.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 7 Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down the Week 7 FanDuel slate as Derrick Henry looks to take over in the Titans' backfield for the injured DeMarco Murray.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 6 Value Plays

Kevin Payne delivers his Week 6 selections, honing in on the Texans' Deshaun Watson at home against the Browns.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 5 Value Plays

Kevin Payne is turning his quarterback slot over to the Dolphins' Jay Cutler at home against the Titans in Week 5.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 4 Value Plays

Kevin Payne checks in with his Week 4 FanDuel plays, including a pair of Seahawks looking to bounce back against Indianapolis in front of the 12th Man.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 3 Value Plays

Kevin Payne brings us his Week 3 FanDuel recommendations, starting things off with Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins at home against the Raiders.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 2 Value Plays

Kevin Payne drops his Week 2 selections for FanDuel, kicking things off with Bucs signal-caller Jameis Winston at home against the Bears.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 1 Value Plays

Kevin Payne previews the FanDuel slate for Week 1 and is ready to get back on the Todd Gurley bandwagon after a disappointing season.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry picks the final week of preseason on FanDuel as Mitchell Trubisky could get enough playing time Thursday to make him an easy pick.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Sunday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry picks the Sunday FanDuel slate as A.J. Green, who had six targets last week, could be heavily targeted again.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry picks the Saturday preseason slate on FanDuel as Jameis Winston looks to continue to a strong preseason against the Browns.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry breaks down the Friday preseason slate on FanDuel as Russell Wilson and the Seahawks' starters should get extended playing time against the Chiefs.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry previews FanDuel's Thursday preseason slate as Jay Cutler should get enough playing time to make him a viable option.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Sunday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry picks the FanDuel Sunday preseason slate as Philip Rivers should see more action in the team's second preseason game.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry breaks down the Saturday preseason action on FanDuel as Kenny Golladay looks to back up his impressive debut for the Lions.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry breaks down the Thursday preseason slate on FanDuel as Mike Evans looks like he'll get enough playing time to be a difference maker.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Sunday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry finds some winners for Sunday's FanDuel preseason slate as the Seahawks defense looks to be a good option at the Chargers.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry breaks down the Saturday night FanDuel Slate as Jared Goff might get more playing time than typical as he learns the a new Rams offense.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Picks

Joe Mixon is expected to win the Bengals' starting running back job, but he'll have to show what he can do during Friday's preseason game against the Bucs.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Picks

Jim Coventry looks at the Thursday preseason slate on FanDuel as Philadelphia's Carson Wentz could get more snaps than typical starting quarterbacks.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Conference Championship Picks

Kevin Payne delivers his FanDuel picks with just four teams left standing, eyeing up Ben Roethlisberger as a contrarian play against the mighty Patriots.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Playoff Picks

Kevin Payne delivers his picks for Round 2 of the playoffs, assessing the best players to provide value in the remaining field of eight teams.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Wild-Card Playoff Picks

Kevin Payne sizes up the wild-card round of the playoffs as the pricey Jimmy Graham looks like the only viable option at tight end.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 17 Value Plays

Kevin Payne does the FanDuel dance one last time for the regular season, crafting his selections around playoff-bound teams that will be resting their regulars in Week 17.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 16 Value Plays

Derek Carr has struggled in his last two games, but RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why the Raiders quarterback is worthy of fantasy consideration in Week 16.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 15 Value Plays

Kevin Payne explores some value options for Week 15, honing in on the 49ers/Falcons matchup to deliver the fantasy goods with guys like Colin Kaepernick and Tevin Coleman.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 14 Value Plays

Kevin Payne delivers his Week 14 value selections, headlined by Brock Osweiler and Dontrelle Inman.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 13 Value Plays

Kevin Payne examines the Week 13 slate, turning to Alex Smith ($7,000) and Malcolm Mitchell ($5,600) to deliver the fantasy goods as the calendar flips to December.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 12 Value Plays

Kevin Payne picks the Week 12 contests, both for Thanksgiving and Sunday, as Carson Palmer looks like a steal in a game that should be one of the week's highest scoring.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 11 Value Plays

Kevin Payne turns his focus to Week 11, honing in on a pair of Seahawks to deliver the goods back home in the Emerald City against the Eagles.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 10 Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down his best values for the upcoming Week 10 NFL slate, again turning to Will Lutz at kicker as well as a couple marquee quarterbacks.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 9 Value Plays

With over half the season in the books, Kevin Payne looks at the top values for Week 9's slate of games, highlighted by some strong Vikings options against the visiting Lions.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 8 Value Plays

Kevin Payne delivers his FanDuel value picks for Week 8, keying on a pair of Texans poised for nice numbers against the Lions.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 7 Value Plays

Kevin Payne looks at the FanDuel situation for Week 7, with guys like Blake Bortles and Jeremy Maclin set to provide value in favorable matchups.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 6 Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down some attractive FanDuel picks for Week 6, including Alex Smith on the road against the Raiders, whose defense has been lackluster despite a 4-1 record.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 5 Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down some attractive FanDuel picks for Week 5, including a pair of Eagles set to have a big week against the 1-3 Lions.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 4 Value Plays

Kevin Payne hits us with his FanDuel picks this week, as many of the league's teams approach the quarter pole of their season.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 3 Value Plays

Kevin Payne breaks down some attractive FanDuel picks for Week 3, including Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins defense at home against a lackluster Browns squad.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 2 Value Plays

Kevin Payne looks at the FanDuel situation for Week 2, with guys like Marcus Mariota and Thomas Rawls set to provide value.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 1 Value Plays

Kevin Payne picks the opening week of the NFL as Kirk Cousins figures to find himself in a shootout against the Steelers.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Conference Championship Value Plays

C.J. Anderson had a monster performance against the Patriots earlier this season, and he continues to get a solid number of touches out of the Denver backfield.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Picks

David Johnson is by far the best running back available this weekend, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne has just the players who should be paired with the Cardinals' rookie.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Wild-Card Weekend Picks

Jordan Reed has been the best tight end in fantasy football of late, and he's likely to get plenty of attention from quarterback Kirk Cousins this weekend against the Packers.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 17 Picks

Brandon Marshall has been one of the most consistent upper-tier fantasy wideouts over the last five games, and he now goes up against a banged up Bills secondary.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 16 Picks

With so many fantasy players flocking to Antonio Brown based on his incredible play of late, pivoting to Martavis Bryant could be the key to GPP success.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 15 Picks

The Seahawks' passing game has been elite over the past few weeks, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why Doug Baldwin is a must play.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 14 Picks

Jameis Winston has been a fairly consistent source of fantasy points over the last few weeks and now gets to take on the awful Saints defense.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 13 Picks

Lining up against one of the worst defenses in the NFL, Cam Newton provides a nice floor and has huge upside this week against the Saints.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 12 Picks

RotoWire's Kevin Payne explains why it would be a big risk to fade Seahawks running back Thomas Rawls in cash games this weekend, even with an expected high ownership percentage.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 11 Picks

Despite the change at quarterback from Peyton Manning to Brock Osweiler, RotoWire's Kevin Payne still thinks wideout Demaryius Thomas could be a big producer this weekend.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 10 Picks

Kirk Cousins finally has all of his top receiving options healthy, and a matchup Sunday against the Saints makes him a good play in tournaments and cash games, according to RotoWire's Kevin Payne.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Quarterback Strategies

Ronny Mor explains what type of quarterbacks to target in cash games and tournaments, such as rookie Marcus Mariota, who has GPP-winning upside thanks to his lower price.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 9 Picks

Amari Cooper was limited by Darrelle Revis last Sunday, but he looks poised to break out against a Steelers defense that isn't nearly as strong against the pass.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Cash Game vs. Tournament Strategies

DeAngelo Williams is going to be a very popular pick this week, and Ronny Mor explains why he should be a staple in cash games on FanDuel but maybe not in tournaments.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 8 Picks

Philip Rivers continues to throw plenty of passes and now faces a Ravens defense that is allowing 8.4 yards per attempt, setting him up for a solid fantasy day in Week 8.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Target Analysis

DeAndre Hopkins is dominating the target list this season, and Ronny Mor breaks down the top receiving options based on how many passes are thrown their way.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 7 Picks

Carson Palmer's matchup against the Ravens could make him the top scoring quarterback in Week 7, though RotoWire's Kevin Payne warns that the Cardinals' QB will be heavily owned on FanDuel because of it.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 7 Games and Matchups to Target

Ronny Mor looks into specific matchups to target this weekend, including Doug Martin against a Washington defense that was gashed by Chris Ivory last Sunday.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 6 Picks

Tom Brady faces off against a Colts defense allowing 7.8 yards per pass attempt this season, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne likes him even more thanks to a small issue the two teams had last season.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Defensive Efficiency and Matchups to Target

Ronny Mor focuses on two stats to help find defenses to target in Week 6, plus how to attack the three games with high point totals.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 5 Picks

After a disappointing Week 3, RotoWire's Kevin Payne makes the argument for using Mike Evans in GPPs this weekend, possibly even with quarterback Jameis Winston.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Vegas Lines and Projected Game Totals

Ronny Mor explains how to use Vegas lines to target certain players each week, like Jamaal Charles on Sunday against a weak Bears defense.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 4 Picks

Julio Jones has been the most dominant receiver in the NFL this season, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne has a number of solid value plays to help fit the Falcons' wideout into FanDuel lineups.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 4 Strategies

Ronny Mor breaks down the data to help FanDuel players focus on which opposing defenses to target based on the early-season stats.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 3 Picks

There may not be more of a sure thing in daily fantasy football than Antonio Brown, and RotoWire's Kevin Payne has a number of solid value plays to comfortably fit the Steelers wideout into FanDuel lineups.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Injuries and Matchups to Exploit

Ronny Mor explains how to take advantage of injuries and matchups to maximize points on FanDuel in Week 3.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 2 Picks

Davante Adams may not be as highly owned in Week 2 after a relatively muted Week 1 performance, but he still led the Packers in targets and RotoWire's Kevin Payne says he makes for a solid tournament play on FanDuel.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Gaining an Edge in Week 2

Ronny Mor is back with some strategies and tips for finding values on FanDuel for Week 2 contests, some of which start Thursday night when the Broncos face the Chiefs.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 1 Picks

RotoWire's Kevin Payne breaks down his strategies and top picks for all types of contests on FanDuel, including Davante Adams, who is stepping in to fill the void left by Jordy Nelson's season-ending knee injury.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Strategies and Tips

Ronny Mor explains the best ways to pick players at each position based on how they accumulate points on FanDuel, including whether it's worth paying up for a big-time quarterback.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Divisional Round Cheat Sheet

RotoWire's Ben Slocum breaks down the divisional matchups for FanDuel and highlights his top picks for each game.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Contest Types and Payouts

RotoWire's Ben Sloccum breaks down the different types of fantasy football contests available on FanDuel.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: The Impact of Playoff Implications

RotoWire's Ben Slocum runs through each Week 17 matchup to identify the games with playoff implications to consider when setting your FanDuel lineups.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Breaking Down the Games

RotoWire's Ben Sloccum runs through each game for FanDuel's Week 16 slate of contests.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Utilizing Vegas Lines

RotoWire's Ben Slocum explores ways to utilize Vegas lines when selecting your FanDuel fantasy football lineup.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Pass Defenses to Target

RotoWire's Ben Slocum highlights the best (and worst) pass defenses to target on FanDuel.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Run Defenses - Week 13

RotoWire's Ben Slocum examines team rushing defenses to help you identify the best running backs to target and avoid on FanDuel.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Weekly Research Tips - Week 12

RotoWire's Ben Slocuum explores the impact of weather when selecting FanDuel lineups and offers some picks for Week 12 contests.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Pace and Possession – Week 11

RotoWire's Ben Slocum explores the use of team pace and time of possession when selecting your FanDuel football lineups.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Finding the Right Tournament

RotoWire's Ben Slocum helps identify the best FanDuel NFL tournaments to enter this weekend.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Quick Hit Strategies

RotoWire's Ben Slocum explores how to select a H2H opponent on FanDuel and offers up his suggestions for highly-owned players to avoid.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Player Ownership Percentages – Week 8

With low ownership and a home matchup, Drew Brees is a good quarterback to target in FanDuel GPP contests this weekend.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Player Ownership Percentages - Week 7

Which players were heavily owned in FanDuel's Thursday night contest?

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Player Ownership Percentages – Week 6

With low ownership levels in Thursday night's contest, Aaron Rodgers looks like a prime GPP play on FanDuel this weekend.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Player Ownership Percentages in GPP’s

RotoWire's Ben Slocum looks at ownership levels of FanDuel's Thursday night contests to highlight which players to target and fade for this weekend.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Thursday Contests

RotoWire's Ben Sloccum examines FanDuel's Thursday contests and explores ways to take advantage of the competition.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Salary Adjustments

RotoWire's Ben Slocum takes a look at early-season salary adjustments on FanDuel and highlights values based on these changes.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Finding Overlay

RotoWire's Ben Slocum runs through his process of identifying overlay on Fanduel.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Taking Down the Big One

RotoWire's Ben Slocum explores results in FanDuel's big weekly tournaments from last year to help pick winners in 2014.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Thursday Preseason Rankings

James Smizek tackles the tough task of ranking a slew of backups who will hold significant value during Thursday's preseason slate.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Week 1 Position Rankings

Julio Jones is set for a big game, and is Peyton Manning still the number one choice at quarterback?

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Saturday Preseason Rankings

RotoWire's James Smizek runs through his rankings for FanDuel's Saturday slate of preseason contests.

FanDuel Fantasy Football: Friday Preseason Rankings

RotoWire's James Smizek ranks options for FanDuel's Friday slate of NFL preseason contests.