ASL has found these top-value players from three top projection sources to help you win your Daily Fantasy NFL contests.

If you're playing Daily Fantasy NFL contests, you might find these top-value players helpful for building your lineup. ASL has calculated optimum lineups for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo contests, based on multiple top projection sources and a "Blend" lineup that uses all sources together. These aren't necessarily the players that will score the most points, but represent the most value (points/salary) as part of an ideal lineup calculation.

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Here is a top-value quarterback and skill-position player from each projection source for each of the three DFS platforms:

Projections listed as of Saturday 2:43 PM ET.

DraftKings

  • Blend: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 23.8 for $6,000; WR Michael Thomas, NO, 23.2 for $8,100
  • numberFire: QB Tom Brady, NE, 27.4 for $6,000; TE Evan Engram, NYG, 11.5 for $3,600
  • CBS Sports: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 27.5 for $6,000; RB Kapri Bibbs, Wsh, 13.4 for $3,600
  • RotoGrinders: QB Carson Wentz, Phi, 21.4 for $5,700; RB Wendell Smallwood, Phi, 11.7 for $3,400
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Matt Ryan, Atl, 23.7 for $6,200; WR Michael Thomas, NO, 24.7 for $8,100

FanDuel

  • Blend: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 21.9 for $8,200; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 22.5 for $8,900
  • numberFire: QB Tom Brady, NE, 24.2 for $8,300; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 21.5 for $8,900
  • CBS Sports: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 24.4 for $8,200; RB Saquon Barkley, NYG, 23.1 for $8,600
  • RotoGrinders: QB Nick Mullens, SF, 17.6 for $6,000; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 23.6 for $8,900
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Nick Mullens, SF, 15.6 for $6,000; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 21.4 for $8,900

FanDuel-SF

  • Blend: QB Aaron Rodgers, GB, 23.4 for $8,600; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 22.1 for $8,900
  • numberFire: QB Tom Brady, NE, 24.2 for $8,300; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 21.5 for $8,900
  • CBS Sports: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 24.4 for $8,200; RB Saquon Barkley, NYG, 23.1 for $8,600
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Nick Mullens, SF, 15.6 for $6,000; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 21.4 for $8,900

Yahoo

  • Blend: QB Marcus Mariota, Ten, 16.7 for $22; WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB, 10.6 for $16
  • numberFire: QB Tom Brady, NE, 24.2 for $34; WR Golden Tate, Phi, 11.3 for $16
  • CBS Sports: QB Josh McCown, NYJ, 16.3 for $20; WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling, GB, 12.8 for $16
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Marcus Mariota, Ten, 16.7 for $22; WR John Ross, Cin, 6.9 for $10

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