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 Thursday 1:27 PM ET.

DraftKings

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 25.1 for $7,000; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 27.4 for $9,000
  • CBS Sports: QB Kirk Cousins, Min, 24.8 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, 28.0 for $9,000
  • numberFire: QB Drew Brees, NO, 28.0 for $6,500; RB Tevin Coleman, Atl, 15.8 for $4,800

FanDuel

  • Blend: QB Dak Prescott, Dal, 19.6 for $7,300; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 22.8 for $8,800
  • CBS Sports: QB Dak Prescott, Dal, 21.6 for $7,300; 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, 23.1 for $8,800
  • numberFire: QB Drew Brees, NO, 24.7 for $8,400; RB Ezekiel Elliott, Dal, 23.1 for $8,800

Yahoo

  • Blend: QB Lamar Jackson, Bal, 19.4 for $25; RB Jaylen Samuels, Pit, 14.0 for $14
  • CBS Sports: QB Kirk Cousins, Min, 21.5 for $27; RB Jaylen Samuels, Pit, 14.5 for $14
  • 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

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