Top NFL DFS Experts – Week 1
Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books and the top DFS for the week was RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder, followed by EliteFantasy – Seige Takes, and ProFootballFocus – GPP Picks. The top value plays were provided by DK Playbook – Upside picks.
On to the Week 1 grades, class is in session!
Head of the Class – Week 1
Each week I will highlight a few of the top experts for the week. Here are the experts that deserve a “gold star” for Week 1 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 5.78) provided five “A+” picks out of the nine slot lineup
#2) EliteFantasy – Seige Takes (Score: 5.36) had six “A+” selections out of 14 recommended plays
#3) ProFootballFocus – GPP Picks (Score: 5.00) delivered three picks of “A” or better out of five selections
Top Value – DraftKings Playbook – Upside (3.51 DK Pts/$1000)
Head of the Class – Week 1 (By Position)
Sometimes there is just that one class that you excel in. In this section, I will highlight who the top experts were at each position for Week 1.
QB – 9 Sites (10.00) provided only “A+” play(s), led by NumberFire who nailed 3 QBs
RB – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder / DailyFantasyInsider (10.00) both had only “A+” plays with their two and one picks at the position
WR – DK Playbook – Upside / PFF – GPP Picks / DailyFantasyCafe (5.00) each provided one “A+” WR from their selections
TE – RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (10.00) delivered an “A+” play in their optimal build
DST – AthlonSports (3.50) saw both of their DST selections finish with a grade of “C” or better
Extra Credit – Week 1
In this section, I will look to give some extra credit to experts that received an A+ grade for a player that they recommended when very few other experts did. Week 1 extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – Tyrod Taylor (Awesemo – Value Plays)
A+ – Teddy Bridgewater (FantasyPros, RunPureSports)
A+ – Deonte Harris (Awesemo – Cheatsheet)
A+ – Ja’Marr Chase (DailyFantasyCafe)
A+ – Jalen Reagor (DailyRoto, HelloRookie)
A+ – Deebo Samuel (DK Playbook – Upside)
A+ – Tyler Lockett (NumberFire, PFF – GPP Picks)
A+ – Juwan Johnson (PFF – Cheatsheet)
Consensus Recap – Week 1 – Cash options
The Industry Consensus Cash picks finished right in the middle of the pack this week with a 14th place finish out of 42 experts graded.
Top Picks – Jalen Hurts, Kyler Murray, Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Joe Mixon, Marvin Jones, Travis Kelce
Consensus Recap – Week 1 – GPP options
The Industry Consensus GPP picks finished right in the middle of the pack this week with a 37th place finish out of 42 experts graded.
Top Picks – Tyreek Hill, T.J. Hockenson
Let’s see who can make the grade in Week 2!
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