By Des Boodam
Week 16 felt good, but why? I think it’s because none of my players laid eggs and all of them played four quarters. Many of them exceeded value, and that felt good too!! My Sam Darnold/Robbie Anderson stack paid off and many other plays crushed it as well, including JAX defense and Davante Adams with a super late TD — . Damien Williams and Jaylen Smith brought the funk as well from the back up angle, so there was plenty of value to go around. Cash line ups are traditionally about VOLUME and VALUE and who you can extract it from. Usually it comes in the form of a back up player who is announced as playing mid-week and can be had cheap. There were a bunch last week and there are a bunch this week. Let’s get after it.
Week 1: 149.30 points – EASY MONEY – CASHED
Week 2: 133.98 points – Escaped – CASHED
Week 3: 119.60 points – Super Gritty – CASHED
Week 4: 174.90 points – Everyone was High – CASHED
Week 5: 113.50 points – That Sucked – NO CASH
Week 6: 132.56 points – C’s get degrees – CASHED
Week 7: 130.80 points – Blown Coin Flips – CASHED
Week 8 : 118.94 points – Bullet Holes Everywhere – NO CASH
Week 9: 161.42 points – Four Players with Single digits… -still CASHED
Week 10: 95.42 points – What had happened was… NO CASH
Week 11: 131.0 points – **asterisk** CASHED
Week 12:133.64 points – Low Risk Low Reward – CASHED
Week 13:121.00 points- Value pick strategy paid off – CASHED
Week 14: 129.31 points – Amari Cooper for President – CASHED
Week 15: 100.31 points – Major Sad Face – NO CASH
Week 16: 140.50 points – 4TH highest total of the year – CASHED
QUARTERBACK – Aaron Rodgers vs Detroit
I wanted Rodgers bad last week but wasn’t willing to pay the price, not he’s running like a champ and those ground yards rack up the fantasy points, is Lion killer too!
RUNNING BACK – James Connor vs Cincinnati
He’s back after a brief absence. The Steelers are still mathematically in this, so Connor who practices all week, is as good of a start as any RB this season. Great matchup too.
RUNNING BACK – Chris Carson vs Arizona
I watched Seattle play for the first time this season, and I loved Carson with the ball in his hands. He’s great at the goal line, and has the potential to rip off big yards. I’m confused why he doesn’t get the rock even more.
WIDE RECEIVER – DaeSean Hamilton vs LA Chargers
This is a volume play here because Hamilton is only $5400 – despite getting at least 9 targets in his last three games. I love this type of volume at this price, and Hamilton has been great. The Broncos should be throwing a bunch too!!
WIDE RECEIVER – Julian Edelman vs NY Jets
He’s really the only dependable pass catcher the Patriots have. He’s going to get 10 targets at least in this one, even if the Patriots fully deploy the running game.
WIDE RECEIVER – Robbie Anderson at New England
Darnaud has a history of finding speedy receivers and that’s what Anderson brings to the table. The Jets should be throwing all game in this one, so I’ll go to the well with Anderson.
TIGHTEND – Zach Ertz at Washington
This lineup is so chalked full of value, that I can spend up at the TE spot. I’m tired of getting burned as this position has been the death of me this season. The Eagles need this one, and Foles can make it happen.
FLEX – C.J. Andrson vs San Francisco
Value pick that killed it last week. I doubt he was in many cash lineups because the decision was made in the witching hour to start him by the Rams. This week he will be owned in the 65-70% range.
DEFENSE – Buffalo vs Miami
I’m predicting a Miami team that is ready to be done with this miserable season, and Buffalo defense that is extremely prideful and competitive. Weather should be miserable in Buffalo and Miami wants no part of this game.
Good Luck Gamers