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NFL DFS - DraftKings Championship Weekend

Well we are down to the final four teams in the NFL, and this is the last real weekend to win some money on the NFL in DraftKings. I'm going to break down the best possible lineup, so that you walk away with some money heading into the Super Bowl.

QB - Ben Roethlisberger ($5,800)
  • At this price, it's a no brainer to me to pick up Big Ben. Aaron Rodgers is the most expensive QB this week at $8,100, but he could be without Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams and Geronimo Allison. Matt Ryan is $7,700 and Tom Brady is listed at $7,100. I truly believe Ben could have the most points out of the group, and if you can save a minimum of $1,300, then do it!
RB - Le'Veon Bell ($10,300)
  • Yes, Bell is crazy expensive, but he's the best all around running back in the game. In the two Steelers playoff games Bell has averaged 31.5 touches a game and 168.5 rushing yards. If he gets his 25+ carries against the Steelers then he should be over the 100 yard mark and he should be more involved in the air attack as the Pats will likely try to take Antonio Brown out of the equation.
RB - Devonta Freeman ($7,200)
  • Freeman could be the key to the Falcons reaching the Super Bowl. Last week against the Seahawks Freeman ran for 45 yards on 14 carries and caught four passes for 80 yards and scored a touchdown. Expect him to get close to 20 touches this week once again. But do remember Tevin Coleman will get his fair share of touches as well.
WR - Julian Edelman ($7,300)
  • Since the 2013 playoffs, Julian Edelman has caught 67 passes in 8 postseason games. That's more than 8 receptions a game. In crunch time Edelman is Tom Brady's go to guy, and the past two games Edelman has caught 16 passes for 288 yards and a touchdown. Expect Edelman to see double digit targets once again this weekend.
WR - Randall Cobb ($5,900)
  • Cobb is currently the only healthy WR on the Packers roster, which is weird to say. With that being said he could be in line for a monster game. The Falcons will have no problem scoring points, so the Packers will have to throw the ball a ton. Cobb has seen 15 targets over the first two postseason games, catching 12 passes. We saw what he is capable of when he scored 3 times against the Giants, so a 100+ yard receiving game and a score is very doable.
WR - Eli Rogers ($3,400)
  • Last week against the Chiefs, Rogers was the only WR not named Antonio Brown to have more than one target from Big Ben. Rogers has 7 to Brown's 11. This week the Patriots will try to limit Antonio Brown by either double teaming him or having Malcolm Butler shadow him. If either one of those things happen, then Rogers could make some plays deep down the field. At $3,400 Rogers is a potential big bang for your buck player.
TE - Jared Cook ($5,100)
  • Cook has been one of the most targeted players in the league the past three games, seeing 28 passes come his way. Thanks to a near non existent run game, Aaron Rodgers is forced to throw the ball 40+ times a game. With a handful of injuries to the Packers receiving core, Cook should continue to get near double digit targets against the Falcons.
FLEX - Jesse James ($2,700)
  • James had his best game of his career last week in a win over the Chiefs, catching 5 passes for 63 yards. This could lead to another nice game against the Patriots this weekend. At 6'7 there is always a chance for a red zone touchdown as he should never lose a jump ball.
DEF/ST - Atlanta Falcons ($2,200)
  • The D/ST position is a total toss up this weekend as all four teams have a great offense and rarely make mistakes. With that being said, I believe the Falcons will take an early lead, and with the amount of times Rodgers is going to throw the ball, there will be plenty of chances for sacks and interceptions by the Falcons defense.

NFL DFS DraftKings Championship Weekend