Top NFL DFS Experts – Week 11
Week 11 of NFL DFS expert grading saw Rotowire take 1st place for the week which also catapulted them into the top spot for the season. They were followed in the Week 11 standings by DFSArmy – DFSUpNorth and SportingNews to round out the Top 3. Check out how the rest of the NFL DFS analysts and optimizer fared in Week 11 and on the Overall Leaderboard!
On to the Week 11 grades, class is in session!
Consensus Recap – Week 11 – Cash options
The Industry Consensus Cash picks finished right in the middle of the pack this week with a 17th place finish out of 33 experts graded.
QB (Score: 4.33 / Rank 13th out of 32) – Lamar Jackson was the most recommended option and delivered with an “A” grade
RB (Score: 4.00 / Rank 12th out of 33) – Mixed results, but had a trio of good options including Christian McCaffrey (A+), Ezekiel Elliott (A), and Josh Jacobs (B)
WR (Score: 3.43 / Rank 19th out of 33) – Michael Thomas and Deebo Samuel were strong “A+” options
TE (Score: 1.33 / Rank 24th out of 32) – All three options were just okay
D/ST (Score: 2.80 / Rank 7th out of 23) – The most recommended D/ST (Saints) delivered an “A+” and the Raiders were solid with a “B”
Consensus Recap – Week 11 – GPP options
The Industry Consensus GPP picks finished near the middle of the pack this week with a 20th place finish out of 33 experts graded.
QB (Score: 3.00 / Rank 21st out of 32) – Top play on the GPP list was Dak Prescott (A+)
RB (Score: 2.20 / Rank 25th out of 33) – Alvin Kamara (A+) was the only GPP worthy option on the list
WR (Score: 2.50 / Rank 26th out of 33) – There were a few diamonds in the rough including John Brown, Calvin Ridley, and Courtland Sutton
TE (Score: 5.00 / Rank 4th out of 32) – A very good list of TE options with four of the top five scorers at the position including top scorer, Ryan Griffin
D/ST (Score: 2.67 / Rank 9th out of 23) – Both the 49ers and Bills D/ST were solid
Head of the Class – Week 11
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 11 based on their cumulative grades for all players they touted this week.
#1) Rotowire (Score: 6.33) produced six “A+” options out of their dozen recommendations
#2) DFSArmy – DFSUpNorthPicks (Score: 6.29) had a strong group of core plays with four “A+” picks out of seven selections
#3) SportingNews (Score: 6.11) delivered five “A+” options out of their nine picks
Top Value – Rotowire / DFSArmy – DFSUpNorthPicks (3.58 DK Pts/$1000) both had Deebo Samuel along with some other strong value options
Head of the Class – Week 11 (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 11.
QB – Four Sites (10.00) including DailyRoto – Optimizer, RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder, DailyFantasyNerd, and Sportsline
RB – Rotowire – Optimizer (10.00) had both Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara
WR – Rotowire / DailyFantasyNerd / SportingNews (7.33) all had some combination of Michael Thomas, D.J. Moore, Deebo Samuel, John Brown, and Calvin Ridley
TE – DFSArmy – DFSUpNorthPicks / SportingNews (10.00) had Ryan Griffin and Zach Ertz, respectively
DST – Rotowire / SportingNews (10.00) both with the Saints D/ST
Extra Credit – Week 11
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 11 extra credit goes to the following…
A+ – Marlon Mack (DailyRoto, FullTimeFantasy)
A+ – Kalen Ballage (RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder, Rotoworld)
A+ – Joe Mixon (DK Playbook – GPP Picks, SportingNews)
A+ – D.J. Chark (FantasyPros)
A+ – Randall Cobb (DFSKarma – GPP Breakdown)
Head of the Class – Season
Here are the top experts in the Overall Standings after Week 11 of the season, including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.
#1) Rotowire (Score: 4.36) jumps into the top spot for the season with a 1st place effort in Week 11
#2) DailyFantasyInsider (Score: 4.13) drop out of the top spot into 2nd place for the year
#3) RotoGrinders – Lineup Builder (Score: 3.90) continues to hold onto their Top 3 position for another week
Top Value – Rotowire (3.27 DK Pts/$1000)
The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus Cash Picks are in 9th place in the overall standings out of 37 experts. The DailyOverlay Industry Consensus GPP Picks are in 33rd place in the overall standings out of 37 experts.
Head of the Class – Season (By Position)
Sometimes there is just that one class that you excel in. Here are the top experts at each position through Week 11 of the season including which site has provided the top DraftKings points per $1000 of salary.