FanDuel NFL DFS Week 2 Top Picks

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A week of football is in the books! It’s a new season every week when you play DFS. Time to take what we’ve learned, set our FanDuel lineups, and WIN some cash! Here are my FanDuel NFL DFS Week 2 Top Picks!

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Games to Target this Week

  • Atlanta Falcons @ Dallas Cowboys – Implied Team Totals 53 points
  • Carolina Panthers @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers Implied Team Totals 47.5 points
  • Minnesota Vikings @ Indianapolis Colts – Implied Team Totals 48.5 points
  • Baltimore Ravens @ Houston Texans – Implied Team Totals 50 points
  • Detroit Lions @ Green Bay Packers – Implied Team Totals 49.5 points
A football laying in the grass with a stack of $20 bills on top of it

FanDuel Cash Lineups

Since you’re usually playing against smaller fields in cash games, and don’t have to place first to win money, the strategy for building cash lineups is to target players that produce consistent fantasy value.

Stay away from the risky plays, and go with more proven situations. Here’s a list of recommended players for this weeks FanDuel Main Slate of Cash Games.

NFL Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott
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Quarterbacks

  • Dak Prescott DAL vs ATL $8300
  • Kyler Murray ARI vs WAS $8000
  • Josh Allen BUF @ MIA $8200
  • Lamar Jackson BAL $9500
NFL Dallas Cowboys Running Back Ezekial Elliott
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Running Backs

  • Derrick Henry TEN vs JAX $8300
  • Ezekiel Elliott DAL vs ATL $8600
  • Jonathan Taylor IND vs MIN $5800
  • Benny Snell Jr. PIT vs DEN $4600 (If James Conner is OUT)
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Wide Receivers

  • Davante Adams GB vs DET $8600
  • Julio Jones ATL @ DAL $8200
  • DeAndre Hopkins ARI vs WAS $8300
  • Amari Cooper DAL vs ATL $7000
  • Calvin Ridley ATL @ DAL $7100
  • Michael Gallup DAL vs ATL $6000
  • Parris Campbell IND vs MIN $5300
  • Robert Woods LAR @ PHI $6700
  • Corey Davis TEN vs JAC $4900
NFL Philadelphia Eagles tight end Dallas Goedert
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Tight Ends

  • Mark Andrews BAL @ HOU $7500
  • Dallas Goedert PHI vs LAR $5500
  • Zach Ertz PHI vs LAR $6300
  • Hunter Henry LAC vs KC $6100
  • Jonnu Smith TEN vs JAX $4900 (Especially if AJ Brown is OUT)
  • T.J. Hockenson DET @ GB $5600
  • Noah Fant DEN @ PIT $5300
  • Logan Thomas WAS @ ARI $4700
NFL Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson
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Defense

  • Buffalo Bills @ MIA $4900
  • Arizona Cardinals vs WAS $3600
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs CAR $3800
  • Pittsburgh Steelers vs DEN $4600

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FanDuel Tournament Lineups

In contrast to cash, your strategy changes when building GPP (Guaranteed Prize Pool) lineups where you have to beat out thousands of players to get a shot at winning big prizes. In these types of tournaments you’ve targeting players that have high-upside for the week.

These risky BOOM/BUST plays may not always hit, but when they do you have the potential to stack up that cash! Here’s a list of recommended players for this weeks FanDuel GPP Tournaments main slate of games.

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Quarterbacks

  • Lamar Jackson BAL @ HOU $8200
  • Matt Ryan ATL @ DAL $7700
  • Dak Prescott DAL vs ATL $8300
  • Aaron Rodgers GB vs DET $7900
  • Tom Brady TB vs CAR $7600
  • Ben Roethlisberger PIT vs DEN $7500
  • Daniel Jones NYG @ CHI $6900
  • Ryan Tannehill TEN vs JAC $7000
  • Mitchell Trubisky CHI vs NYG $7200
NFL New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley running with a football for a touchdown against the Washington Football Team
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Running Backs

  • Derrick Henry TEN vs JAX $8300
  • Ezekiel Elliott DAL vs ATL $8600
  • Saquon Barkley NYG @ CHI $9000
  • Jonathan Taylor IND vs MIN $5800 (Downside he could have high ownership)
  • Ronald Jones II TB vs CAR $5900
  • Austin Ekeler LAC vs KC $6900
  • Benny Snell Jr. PIT vs DEN $4600 (If James Connor is OUT)
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Wide Receivers

  • Davante Adams GB vs DET $8600
  • Allen Robinson II CHI vs NYG $7000
  • Julio Jones ATL @ DAL $8200
  • Mike Evans TB vs CAR $7400
  • Calvin Ridley ATL @ DAL $7100
  • Michael Gallup DAL vs ATL $6000
  • T.Y. Hilton IND vs MIN $6300
  • Parris Campbell IND vs MIN $5300
  • Scotty Miller TB vs CAR $5200
  • Diontae Johnson PIT vs DEN $5800
  • Marquise Brown BAL @ HOU $6200
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT vs DEN $7100
  • Allen Lazard GB vs DET $5600
  • Corey Davis TEN vs JAC $4900
  • Breshad Perriman NYJ vs SF $5200 (If Jamison Crowder is OUT)
  • Quintez Cephus DET @ GB $4600
NFL New York Giants tight end Evan Ingram out stretched for a touchdown
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Tight Ends

  • Mark Andrews BAL @ HOU $7500
  • Hunter Henry LAC vs KC $6100
  • Evan Engram NYG @ CHI $6000
  • Noah Fant DEN @ PIT $5300
  • O.J. Howard TB vs CAR $4800
Buffalo Bills defense against the Miami Dolphins offense
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Defense

  • Miami Dolphins vs BUF $3600
  • New York Giants @ CHI $3500
  • New York Jets vs SF $3500
NFL Dallas Cowboys offense against the Washington Football Team
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Stacks

  • Dak Prescott QB $8300/Michael Gallup WR $6000 DAL vs ATL
  • Matt Ryan QB $7700/Julio Jones WR $8200/Calvin Ridley WR $7100 ATL @ DAL
  • Aaron Rodgers QB $7900/Davante Adams WR $8600/Allen Lazard WR $5600 GB vs DET
  • Lamar Jackson QB $9500/Mark Andrews TE $7500/Marquise Brown WR $6200 BAL @ HOU
  • Tom Brady QB $7600/Mike Evans WR $7400/Scotty Miller WR $5200/O.J. Howard TE $4800 TB vs CAR
  • Ben Roethlisberger QB $7500/JuJu Smith-Schuster WR $7100/Diontae Johnson WR $5800 PIT vs DEN
  • Daniel Jones QB $6900/Saquon Barkley WR $9000 NYG @ CHI
  • Ryan Tannehill QB $7000/Corey Davis WR $4900 TEN vs JAC
  • Gardner Minshew II QB $7000/DJ Chark Jr. WR $6700/Derrick Henry RB $8300 JAX @ TEN

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