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NFL FanDuel DFS Picks for 2016 Week 17

2016 Week 17 NFL Daily Fantasy (DFS) Picks for FanDuel Daily Fantasy League Competitions.

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Optimal Lineup

Updated Throughout the Week

QB Drew Brees
RB One DeAngelo Williams
RB Two Jordan Howard
WR One Odell Beckham Jr.
WR Two Marqise Lee
WR Three Julio Jones
TE Zach Ertz
K Matt Bryant
DEF Carolina Panthers
Salary $58,900
Expected Points 120.66

Quarterbacks

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Aaron Rodgers GB $8,800 23.51 2.67
Tom Brady NE $9,100 21.87 2.40
Drew Brees NO $8,200 21.52 2.62
Matt Ryan ATL $8,700 20.82 2.39

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Russell Wilson SEA $7,600 20.78 2.73
Aaron Rodgers GB $8,800 23.51 2.67
Drew Brees NO $8,200 21.52 2.62
Blake Bortles JAC $7,600 18.58 2.45

Running Backs

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
LeSean McCoy BUF $9,100 22.01 2.42
DeMarco Murray TEN $7,800 15.62 2.00
Ezekiel Elliott DAL $8,800 15.37 1.75
Devonta Freeman ATL $8,000 15.15 1.89

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
DeAngelo Williams PIT $4,500 12.73 2.83
LeSean McCoy BUF $9,100 22.01 2.42
James White NE $4,500 9.40 2.09
Darren McFadden DAL $4,500 9.28 2.06

Wide Recievers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Odell Beckham Jr. NYG $8,800 17.77 2.02
Mike Evans TB $8,400 16.98 2.02
Jordy Nelson GB $8,200 16.63 2.03
Julio Jones ATL $8,300 14.98 1.81

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Golden Tate DET $5,700 13.12 2.30
J.J. Nelson ARI $5,300 12.06 2.28
Sammy Watkins BUF $6,100 13.28 2.18
Steve Smith Sr. BAL $5,800 11.82 2.04

Tight Ends

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Travis Kelce KC $6,800 12.32 1.81
Zach Ertz PHI $5,900 10.73 1.82
Greg Olsen CAR $6,900 10.50 1.52
Jimmy Graham SEA $6,400 10.01 1.56

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Zach Ertz PHI $5,900 10.73 1.82
Travis Kelce KC $6,800 12.32 1.81
Kyle Rudolph MIN $5,900 9.55 1.62
Delanie Walker TEN $6,200 9.94 1.60

Kickers

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Tucker BAL $5,200 11.39 2.19
Matt Bryant ATL $5,300 11.21 2.12
Matt Prater DET $5,000 9.42 1.88
Dustin Hopkins WAS $4,800 9.40 1.96

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Justin Tucker BAL $5,200 11.39 2.19
Matt Bryant ATL $5,300 11.21 2.12
Caleb Sturgis PHI $4,500 8.96 1.99
Wil Lutz NO $4,800 9.39 1.96

Defenses

Best Rating

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kansas City Chiefs KC $4,900 10.07 2.06
Denver Broncos DEN $4,800 8.76 1.82
New England Patriots NE $4,600 8.72 1.89
Philadelphia Eagles PHI $4,300 7.99 1.86

Best Values

Name Team Cost Expected Value
Kansas City Chiefs KC $4,900 10.07 2.06
New England Patriots NE $4,600 8.72 1.89
Philadelphia Eagles PHI $4,300 7.99 1.86
Denver Broncos DEN $4,800 8.76 1.82

Picks are based on historical performance and match-up. Keep up to date on late-day roster moves and injuries – those are not taken into consideration. Sports from the Basement provides no warranty on these suggestions and readers should make picks at their own risk.

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