DFS Dreamers & Fantasy Streamers: Contrarian GPP and Deep Sleeper Plays for Week 4

It looks like Dez Bryant (knee) won’t make the trip to Santa Clara to face the San Francisco 49ers. His absence instantly puts all of the Dallas wide outs into the streamer conversation. Niners slot man Jimmie Ward (quadriceps) is unlikely to play which is even more good news for Cole Beasley, already the team leader in targets, receptions, and recieving yards. Meanwhile, Terrance Williams caught all four of his targets last week against the Bears for 88 yards, but put the ball on the ground after a 47-yard gainer. If you need to get real deep, check out Brice Butler.

A number of strong values this week will allow DFS players to pay all the way up for Cam Newton at the Falcons. Meanwhile, those looking to save a little bit at quarterback will often find themselves on Cousins hosting the Browns. To get contrarian I’m going all the way down to the minimum with Brian Hoyer. Jay Cutler (finger) was limited in Wednesday’s practice and sat out Thursday, leading one to assume he’s not going to start.


Week 3 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Orleans Darkwa Takeover

Orleans Darkwa takeover time. The RotoUnderworld Team provides ten players, including Darkwa, to target across fantasy football formats.

Kenneth Dixon possesses an impressive history of college production. The touchdown maker, Dixon, could provide an impact in the wide open opportunity of the Baltimore backfield.


Tomorrow’s Newspaper: Dexter McCluster and Week 4 Waiver Wire Prescience

Dexter McCluster displayed good efficiency last season, albeit for a different team. Given the unfortunate rash of injuries in San Diego, he needed to be signed as insurance. Melvin Gordon fits the mold of an effective three-down workhorse, but McCluster’s 98th-percentile College Target Share will ensure that he at least contributes in the passing game.

Jack Doyle’s 13th-ranked Hog Rate (targets per snap ratio) of 10.6-percent is promising because it shows us that the team is utilizing him when he’s on the field. Sure both of his TDs in Week 1 came after Allen was knocked out of the game, after scoring a TD of his own. But he’s proven to be a big part of this offense in the season’s early going, seeing his Snap Share and Target Share increase from Week 1.


DFS Dreamers & Fantasy Streamers: Contrarian GPP and Deep Sleeper Plays for Week 3

Ryan Tannehill is the top QB streamer this week and is going for a reduced price on DraftKings and FanDuel. Blame the Browns for the meh 42.5 combined total from Vegas. The Dolphins won’t have Arian Foster (groin) and are going to mix and match to see what works in the backfield.

I’m looking at Jarvis Landry, Travis Benjamin, and Stefon Diggs as the popular, cost-effective receivers in DFS. That leaves room for someone in the higher salary bucket. While I don’t see a clear chalk option in that group, Allen Robinson is being viewed by many a logical bounce back candidate against Baltimore, who were just roasted by rookie Corey Coleman for 104 yards and two scores on five catches.


Quincy Enunwa: Phenom Wide Receiver Archetype

Is Quincy Enunwa actually talented? Does his athleticism provide valid future comparisons? Just how great can he be in 2016 and beyond?

Quincy Enunwa’s college and professional production along with his receiving comparisons show that he is bound to see great success for the rest of his career.


A Cliché Fantasy Football Week 3 Start/Sit Column

Who are the best Start/Sits for Week Three? RotoUnderworld offers metrics-driven plays that will help you recover from the chaotic Week Two results.

LeSean McCoy is a great contrarian play in week 3. Buffalo returns home and faces an Arizona team that only tallied 30 percent of their sacks on the road in 2015. Under new offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, McCoy will be featured both in the running and passing game in a must-win game for Buffalo’s playoff chances.

Week 2 Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Chasing Quincy Enunwa’s Skyhigh Upside

Quincy Enunwa breakout alert. The RotoUnderworld Team provides ten players, including Enunwa, to target across fantasy football formats.

Dennis Pitta possesses historical production with Flacco. Remember, Gary Barnidge came out of obscurity to “be a thing” in 2015, Pitta has the opportunity to provide a similar impact in 2016.


Charles Sims, College Target Share, and the Next Evolution of NFL Running Back

College Target Share is a recent addition to PlayerProfiler’s list of advanced metrics for running backs, but it’s not just another number. Instead, it provides valuable insight into the expected role of NFL running backs.

Charles Sims is another player with all the traits of a workhorse back, and now Doug Martin is scheduled to miss multiple weeks with a strained hamstring. Sims’ efficiency in all facets of the game puts in instantly in the fantasy RB1 conversation heading into week 3.


Ultra-contrarian GPP DFS Plays of Week 2

Three ultra-contrarian fantasy football DFS GPP picks for NFL Week 2 using advanced stats & metrics player profiles include: Todd Gurley and Doug Baldwin.

Doug Baldwin (under 5-percent owned) is challenging Jordan Matthews for most under-appreciate NFL wide receiver title. The Rams just allowed the unspecial Jeremy Kerley to catch seven passes from the slot where Baldwin calls home.


Tomorrow’s Newspaper: Lance Dunbar and Week 3 Waiver Wire Prescience

We offer three Sunday morning fantasy football pick-ups based on advanced stats & metrics profiles. Add Josh McCown, Lance Dunbar, Eddie Royal, and Brent Celek before they become next week’s waiver targets.

If you can beat the waiver wire rush by a few days and acquire players like these for free, before they have the chance to blow up, it’ll go a long way towards helping you achieve your goals of world domination via the fantasy football medium. Some potential pre-Week 2 pickups you should consider stashing if you have room on your bench include Josh McCown, Lance Dunbar, Eddie Royal and Brent Celek.