DFS Value Picks for Week 4
By Chris Towers | cbssports.com
Every week I look for value picks to free up cap space for the big guns you want to play in other roster spots.
There’s certainly the high probability that “The Browns gonna Browns”, if not now, then at some point, but if you watched that game, you saw that it instantly looked like a whole different team the second Mayfield got under center. He threw for 201 yards in basically a half and now gets to play a full game against a bottom 10 at best defense in Oakland. I’m starting a lot of cheap Browns players this week for this reason to which I’ll simply reference this pick.
Jones immediately looked like the best back on the Packers last week. If his workload increases as it should(looking at you, McCarthy), Jones won’t be this cheap again. The Bills are not bad against the run but unless last week wasn’t a fluke and the Bills really are suddenly good enough to slap around teams like the Vikings on a regular basis, Rodgers should open up the defense for Jones and get him a couple of goal line opportunities. Get him this cheap while you can.
Both Ekeler and Melvin Gordon how down weeks against a rough Rams defense but they should both have plenty of opportunity this week with the Beathard led 49ers coming to town. After Gordon gets his 25-30 fantasy with a few to Ekeler thrown in, look for the workload to switch places in the second half as the Chargers should be up multiple scores early.
Hyde has 4 touchdowns in 3 games.
Also, see Baker Mayfield.
Target share is important, even on an anemic offense. Kirk’s target share has gone from 6% to 19% to 31% in the last 3 weeks. That 31% translated into 7 receptions for 90 yards in week 3. It’s unlikely Rosen comes out and lays any worse than Bradford has so far. The entire Arizona offense should see an improvement, even if it’s only slight.
Just keep starting this guy until his price hits the WR1 numbers he’s putting up. I don’t see that stopping this week against the Cowboys. Golladay is quickly working his way into the #1 fantasy option on the Lions.
Mike Williams-(Fanduel-$6,300/Draftkings-$4,5 00)
We’ve just seen the beginning of Mike Williams establishing himself as River’s favorite red zone target. That should continue at least until he has to share those duties with Hunter Henry next year. There should be ample red zone targets to go around this week against the Garoppololess 49ers .
The targets and the talent are there. All that’s missing is a quarterback to give him the quality opportunities so, again, see Baker Mayfield.
Eifert has been less than impressive so far this year but his targets have increased. A. J. Green should be suiting up this week but even if he does, he may not be 100% and going against an Atlanta defense with a lot of holes but also a very potent offense, there should be a ton of targets to go around and Eifert may be the recipient of many of those including some red zone targets.