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 12:05 PM ET.

DraftKings

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 27.2 for $7,100; RB Dwayne Washington, NO, 10.9 for $3,000
  • CBS Sports: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 30.4 for $7,100; RB Dwayne Washington, NO, 12.9 for $3,000
  • RotoGrinders: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 26.9 for $7,100; RB Leonard Fournette, Jax, 29.4 for $5,800
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Tom Brady, NE, 18.2 for $6,000; TE Travis Kelce, KC, 23.1 for $7,200
  • numberFire: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 30.4 for $7,100; RB Sony Michel, NE, 17.0 for $5,200

FanDuel

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 25.2 for $9,500; RB Saquon Barkley, NYG, 20.1 for $8,500
  • CBS Sports: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 27.3 for $9,500; RB Damien Williams, KC, 17.7 for $6,900
  • RotoGrinders: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 26.9 for $9,500; RB Saquon Barkley, NYG, 22.3 for $8,500
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Jared Goff, LAR, 17.3 for $7,800; RB Melvin Gordon, LAC, 19.2 for $8,100
  • numberFire: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 27.2 for $9,500; RB Chris Carson, Sea, 16.3 for $6,400

Yahoo

  • Blend: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 24.7 for $41; WR Sterling Shepard, NYG, 9.8 for $11
  • CBS Sports: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 27.3 for $41; RB Dwayne Washington, NO, 11.3 for $10
  • Daily Fantasy Fuel: QB Russell Wilson, Sea, 17.1 for $30; WR Dede Westbrook, Jax, 8.5 for $10
  • numberFire: QB Patrick Mahomes, KC, 27.2 for $41; WR Sterling Shepard, NYG, 10.8 for $11

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