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 Tuesday 1:38 PM ET.

Yahoo

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 24.6 for $38; WR Tim Patrick, Den, 8.9 for $10
  • CBS Sports: QB Kirk Cousins, Min, 22.1 for $27; RB Matt Breida, SF, 13.5 for $15
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 22.9 for $32; RB Jaylen Samuels, Pit, 13.6 for $14
  • numberFire: QB Lamar Jackson, Bal, 21.1 for $25; RB Tevin Coleman, Atl, 14.2 for $14

FanDuel

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 25.9 for $9,300; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 22.8 for $8,800
  • CBS Sports: QB Kirk Cousins, Min, 22.1 for $7,600; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 22.1 for $8,800
  • RotoGrinders: QB Dak Prescott, Dal, 20.6 for $7,300; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 22.9 for $8,800
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 22.9 for $9,000; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 23.3 for $8,800
  • numberFire: QB Drew Brees, NO, 24.7 for $8,400; RB Christian McCaffrey, Car, 24.8 for $9,300

DraftKings

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 27.1 for $7,000; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 27.5 for $9,000
  • CBS Sports: QB Kirk Cousins, Min, 25.3 for $6,000; RB Matt Breida, SF, 15.0 for $4,200
  • RotoGrinders: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 25.9 for $7,000; WR DaeSean Hamilton, Den, 10.6 for $3,000
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Philip Rivers, LAC, 24.6 for $5,600; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 28.3 for $9,000
  • numberFire: QB Drew Brees, NO, 28.0 for $6,500; RB Tevin Coleman, Atl, 15.8 for $4,800

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