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 1:40 PM ET.


  • Blend: QB Josh Allen, Buf, 17.4 for $23; RB Jeff Wilson, SF, 10.7 for $12
  • CBS Sports: QB Josh Allen, Buf, 20.6 for $23; RB Jeff Wilson, SF, 12.8 for $12
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Josh Allen, Buf, 14.5 for $23; WR Josh Doctson, Wsh, 8.5 for $11
  • numberFire: QB Lamar Jackson, Bal, 22.5 for $29; RB Jeff Wilson, SF, 11.7 for $12


  • Blend: QB Tom Brady, NE, 20.2 for $7,600; RB Alvin Kamara, NO, 19.8 for $8,300
  • CBS Sports: QB Deshaun Watson, Hou, 23.9 for $7,800; RB Justin Jackson, LAC, 12.7 for $4,500
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Case Keenum, Den, 14.9 for $6,800; RB Christian McCaffrey, Car, 22.6 for $9,100
  • numberFire: QB Drew Brees, NO, 25.1 for $8,500; RB Jaylen Samuels, Pit, 12.1 for $4,600


  • Blend: QB Tom Brady, NE, 21.7 for $5,800; RB Jeff Wilson, SF, 12.6 for $3,800
  • CBS Sports: QB Tom Brady, NE, 24.3 for $5,800; TE Cameron Brate, TB, 13.7 for $3,500
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Drew Brees, NO, 20.2 for $6,600; TE Travis Kelce, KC, 23.7 for $6,700
  • numberFire: QB Matt Ryan, Atl, 24.9 for $5,600; RB Jaylen Samuels, Pit, 13.7 for $3,700

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