DFS Value Picks for Week 2
By: Jeff Smith | heavy.com
Andy Dalton put up 243 yards and 2 touchdowns vs the Colts defense last week. Alex Smith should have no problem toping that without the interception. 20 points should be the floor here with 25+ a possibility.
Keenum’s situation with his new team seems to only be a slight downgrade to the one he was in in Minnesota. He has weapons he loves that he seems to have no trouble hitting and he’s going against a Raiders defense that looks like it will do little to even slow offenses down with the loss of Khalil Mack.
Ekeler was a pick in last week’s article and I have him as a top pick again. He only went up $500 on Fanduel and is the same price as last week on Draftkings. The Ravens just dropped 47 points on this terrible Buffalo team which should mean the Chargers do the same or better. When they get up early, Ekeler may actually get more carries than Gordon later in the game if it’s a big early lead.
Alfred Morris-(Fanduel-$5,800/Draftkings-$3,600) Morris was less than impressive in week 1 with two consecutive fumbles and losing one of them but I expect him to fair better running against a Lions defense that just got run over by the Jets RBs than he did against one of the best defenses in the league. He may not get a ton of yards but I expect multiple goal line carries and Alf does not have a history of fumbling.
Quincy Enunwa-(Fanduel-$5,000/Draftkings-$4,700) This may seem like an obvious pick after 10 targets that resulted in a 6/63/1 line in week 1 but he’s still dirt cheap so get him in your lineup before that changes.
Josh Gordon-(Fanduel-$6,300/Draftkings-$5,800) If Gordon eventually does what we all hope he still can, this may be my only chance to include him in one of these articles. The Browns have a very slim chance of winning this game but they should be throwing a ton early trying to play catch up. Taylor is a great deep ball passer and if he and Gordon can connect on a few, Gordon could be the deal of the week.
Mike Williams-(Fanduel-$5,400/Draftkings-$3,700) Tyrell Williams is dealing with a groin issue and those tend to linger. Mike looked great last week and I see him getting as many, if not more targets this week with a great chance to score again but in may have to come early in this game that's likely to be a landslide win.
David Njoku-(Fanduel-$5,300/Draftkings-$3,000) Njoku didn’t have a great start to the season with some drop issues but against a NO team that already scores a ton and is coming off a loss at home, Tyrod Taylor won’t have much choice but to air it out early and often. It could have been a fluky week 1 for the Saints defense but they didn’t look remotely as stout as we expected them to. Njoku should be in line for more than his 7 targets last week so let’s just hope he does something with them this week.