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DraftKings Fantasy Football: Wild-Card Picks

Scott Jenstad

Scott Jenstad is a veteran of both NFBC and CDM fantasy games. He has won three NFBC Main Event league titles and finished twice in the Top 10 Overall. Scott is a hardcore fan of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland A's and Golden State Warriors. Follow him on Twitter @ScottJenstad.

Welcome to Wild Card Weekend! The matchups are not really ideal on paper for close or high-scoring games, but luckily with DFS, every game becomes interesting. The highest over/under on the slate is the Dolphins at Steelers at 46 and, on the low end, we have the Raiders at Texans at an extremely ugly 36.5 total. The big decision to make when setting up your squad this weekend is whether or not to play Le'Veon Bell at his very high price tag of $10,300. With only four games on the slate, there a lot of fewer, cheaper options to pick through so taking Bell or not determines how the rest of your team gets built. On such a short slate, there is very little room for error, but it can also be a lot of fun as you will likely have at least a little action in each of the four games.


Ben Roethlisberger, PIT vs. MIA ($7,600) Big Ben will probably be the highest percentage QB this weekend (maybe close with Aaron Rodgers). With only eight gu

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