Daily Fantasy Football Week 1: DraftKings Optimum Lineup Advice, Matchup Guide

September 11, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2015 NFL season is finally upon us. In Week 1, DraftKings daily fantasy players can hope to discover a star at a bargain price before he has his breakout game. While established names such as Aaron Rodgers ($8,600) and Adrian Peterson ($7,700) lead the way, the key to success is finding solid production from less likely sources.
Below are predictions for the top Week 1 scorers at each position, as well as more affordable options who may also put up big numbers.
Rodgers threw 38 touchdown passes last season, two fewer than league leader Andrew Luck ($8,300). Luck was picked off 16 times, though, whereas Rodgers only tossed five interceptions—a lower number than that recorded by 35 other quarterbacks.
Rodgers' average of 23.4 fantasy points per game was second at the position to Luck's 23.7. However, Luck faces a Buffalo Bills defense ranked second against quarterbacks, while Rodgers takes on the 31st-rated Chicago Bears. In...

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