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Bottom of the Barrel Week 17 NFL DFS Breakdown

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Bottom of the Barrel Week 17 NFL DFS Breakdown

Bottom of the Barrel Week 17
Chris Robin https://twitter.com/DetroitBeastie

Some folks are starting to scale down their content as the NFL regular season is winding down. However, for a daily fantasy sports player, it’s time to redouble our efforts! As the 2021 fantasy football playoffs are coming to end the DFS community is about to see a huge spike! So, hello! Glad you are here!

In Week 17 nothing is set in stone. We can toss out everything we know. We can also throw away everything we have learned in the last 16 weeks. Not kidding! As teams are jockeying for playoff positions those teams may take more chances. As the other teams have been eliminated from playoff contention, they may spend this week taking extended looks at players stuffed down on the depth chart. Going to be a wild week stuffed with points and touchdowns from guys we never knew existed!

We are also in this weird moment where we are stuck between Christmas and the New Year. In all seriousness, this week can be erased from time. Anything goes! Well within reason at least. You will hear from friends and family that firmly believe we should show maximum effort and get ahead of the New Year. While the rest will use this week to lay low and do nothing. These next few days do not count. They are not logged. They are not spoken about.

Week 17 of the NFL season is upon us! Suspend all belief! Anything goes! Weirder the better! Be careful which players to trust. A full workload for your studs is not guaranteed! Let me scour through depth charts and practice reports to provide all those players and stats no one saw coming!

Bottom of the Barrel Week 17 NFL DFS Breakdown

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Josh Allen BUF v ATL(30th)(FD-$8,800)(DK-$8,000)(Y!-$41)

Don’t you love the ebbs and flow of the NFL season? A few weeks back folks were saying how broken the Buffalo Bills were. Buffalo is floundering their 2021 season! The list just goes on and on. Now, ahead of Week 17, Buffalo is 9-6 and first in the AFC East! Josh was outstanding last week! Josh was good for 314 yards, three touchdowns, and 64 yards on the ground. Don’t look now but Mr. Allen and the Bills are about to roll the Falcons!

As we look ahead to the quarterback position you will notice a few off the wall and outlandish QB’s in Bottom of the Barrel. Well, I never really count the exact number of players per position. We just follow the value and matchups here at B&B!

Dak Prescott DAL v ARZ(5th)(FD-$7,400)(DK-$6,700)(Y!-$32)

Fifty-six points! Can you believe it? The Cowboys spanked Washington last Sunday night. That’s like run away and hide type numbers. How do you come back from that one? The Dallas defense was just flat-out rude and disrespectable to Heinicke along with the rest of Washington’s offense. Oof. I am no Cowboys fan but as an outsider looking in this Dallas team seems to lock and loaded and different from what we’ve been used to over the year.

Russell Wilson SEA v DET(12th)(FD-$7,300)(DK-$6,200)(Y!-$31)

From a real-life perspective, this is far from a sure thing for the Seahawks. Way back when, maybe, but this isn’t your Legion of Boom Seahawks. They are on the cusp of completely crumbling back into obscurity Seahawks. Russ should have a nice safe floor in this one on Sunday. The only problem will be ownership percentages. Casual DFS players see the Detroit Lions as the opponent and add without question.

Derek Carr LV @ IND(22nd)(FD-$6,900)(DK-$5,800)(Y!-$25)

Off a less than stellar Week 16 I believe there is an edge to be gained with the Raiders and Derek Carr. Upon further inspection, the Raiders ran the ball 33 times last week! Meaning, Carr was just a game manager. Fair enough but as we look ahead to this contest with the Colts there will be no Carson Wentz. So safe to say Jonathan Taylor will touch the ball 30 times, right? That would be all bad for Carr and their time of possession.

Tua Tagovailoa MIA @ TEN(26th)(FD-$6,700)(DK-$5,800)(Y!-$29)

This match-up is so sweet. You know it. I know it. The DFS world knows it. The Titan’s secondary and overall defense is not exactly a brick wall. Monday against the Saints was gross. Not too much action but I think the Fins more than makeup for it in this one on Sunday. Tua will shine! Passing yards, rushing yards, and several touchdowns!

Davis Mills HOU @ SF(20th)(FD-$6,400)(DK-$5,500)(Y!-$21)

Davis Mills has now thrown two touchdowns in back-to-back weeks. Houston only has four wins so it’s not like the Texans are going anywhere but cherry-picking his projected stats to build DFS lines is well within reason! 240 passing yards and a pair of touchdowns are well within expectations!

Trey Lance SF v HOU(15th)(FD-$6,400)(DK-$4,800)(Y!-$20)

Holy smokes! Last I looked Jimmy G is banged up. Jimmy is in bad shape. He has suffered a right thumb UCL tear along with a fracture along with a chipped bone. Sounds like his status on Sunday shouldn’t even be in question. To be clear, this guy should be in a hospital bed.

Sam Ehlinger IND v LV(9th)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$4,500)(Y!-$20)

Look, it’s Week 17, time to suspend belief!


Jonathan Taylor IND v LV(26th)(FD-$10,000)(DK-$9,000)(Y!-$42)

Won’t waste your time here. JT is a stud. Keep it moving.

Bottom of the Barrel has always been about those low-cost and low-owned players. As you scroll through the top end of these running backs you will notice several are more expensive than normal. Just speaks volumes about the state of the position. However, in my B&B notes, I could not stop writing players down. After I was done the amount of RB’s mentioned seemed ridiculous.

Cordarrelle Patterson ATL @ BUF(17th)(FD-$6,700)(DK-$6,900)(Y!-$21)

Patterson’s Week 16 was saved by finding the endzone against the Lions. I don’t think they are scaling back his workload but Matt Ryan sure did spread out the targets. Atlanta continues to battle, and the Bills are looking to solidify their playoff position. This game has the potential to be the best of Week 17!

Jeff Wilson SF v HOU(30th)(FD-$6,700)(DK-$5,600)(Y!-$20)

Am I the only one who looks at the 49ers backfield as a gold mine? No matter who the running back is they exude value! Wilson Jr. has now scored in back-to-back games and has a ton of momentum heading into their contest against Houston. To be clear, given his price tag, Jeff is only in play if Eli Mitchell is inactive. Something to monitor.

Darrel Williams KC @ CIN(16th)(FD-$6,200)(DK-$5,800)(Y!-$21)

The Chiefs are rolling. Remember when they started 3-4 and folks were considering starting Carson Wentz over Patrick Mahomes? 2021 football in a nutshell. Clyde Edwards-Helaire has a bruised shoulder and is considered week-to-week. So, now in Week 17, we get a treat that is Kansas City at Cincinnati! With KC having already won the AFC West why would they push CEH back with a very capable back like D-Will chomping at the bit? I think Williams sees double-digit carries along with four or five targets.

Javonte Williams DEN @ LAC(28th)(FD-$6,100)(DK-$6,400)(Y!-$24)

I am seriously having Deja du here! Another week, another Bottom of the Barrel, and another mention of Javonte Williams! J-Will rushed seven times for 12 yards and a touchdown and added two receptions for eight yards last week. This kid is just getting started and I could see a gigantic stat line for him against the Chargers in Week 17.

Melvin Gordon DEN @ LAC(28th)(FD-$6,100)(DK-$6,200)(Y!-$21)

After the 2021 NFL season is over it will be fun to look back and assemble my B&B All-Star list. Both Javonte and Melvin will be mentioned. For weeks on end, we can split all the Denver carries right down the middle. Week 17 is no exception. It has always been against DFS protocol to roster two running backs from the same team in the same entry. Oh c’mon! That’s old news! Roster both Bronco boys!

Jordan Howard PHI @ WSH(14th)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$5,200)(Y!-$18)

Eagles starting RB, Miles Sanders has already been ruled out for Week 17 with a broken wrist. Meaning, Jordan Howard should be in line to handle a massive amount of work, if cleared. The Dallas Cowboys demoralized Washington last week and their defense is in disarray. Using Howard is an outstanding idea and will complement our lines very well!

Boston Scott PHI @ WSH(14th)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$4,900)(Y!-$16)

In the event, Jordan Howard is not cleared to play after suffering a stinger in Week 16 that immediately propels Boston into a sweet spot. To be honest, even if Howard plays, I believe both can be used in the same entry! It’s Week 17! Anything goes!

Devin Singletary BUF v ATL(24th)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$5,400)(Y!-$18)

Devin has been on the map in DFS formats for several weeks now! In Week 16 Singletary rushed 12 times for 39 yards and a touchdown, he also hauled in five of six targets for 39 more yards through the air. As Buffalo continues their accent in the AFC it would be wise to have some exposure to Devin against the Falcons.

Jamaal Williams DET @ SEA(31st)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$5,100)(Y-$20)

Still not sure if starting running back D’Andre Swift will be active in Week 17 against the Seahawks. Either way, Jamaal is very much on my radar against a Seattle defense that has allowed the second-most fantasy points to backfields. So, stack Jamaal and even Craig Reynolds if you’re feeling froggy!

Ke’Shawn Vaughn TB @ NYJ(32nd)(FD-$5,600)(DK-$5,200)(Y!-$16)

Vaughn carried the ball seven times for 70 yards in Week 16 as the Bucs beat the Panthers. All of his production came on a 55-yard TD run. Which is not a bad thing! His price tag is low enough that we can take chances that he hits a home run. While Leonard Fournette is out Ronald Jones will be the primary back but I have a feeling Tampa Bay may just give Ke’Shawn a sizeable workload in advance of a deep playoff run.

Derrick Gore KC @ CIN(16th)(FD-$5,500)(DK-$5,100)(Y!-$13)

Maybe I’m crazy or maybe I’m just a GPP player at heart but I love the idea of Gore in Week 17. Kansas City, another Super Bowl hopeful, may implement the ‘active rest’ mentality with their stars. Not fulling benching Pat, Tyreek, Hill, and Clyde but letting the secondary players carry the load. Again, this is Week 17! Anything goes and we will adapt.

Jaret Patterson WSH v PHI(22nd)(FD-$5,400)(DK-$4,800)(Y!-$12)

The whooping Washington took last week against the Cowboys is hard to get over. However, maybe it will knock something loose with the coaching staff. The Football Teams’ playoff chances are all but gone. Here’s what I’m thinking. Ron Rivera and staff may just throw the kitchen sink at Philadelphia in this one. Meaning, a ton of targets and touches for a kid like Jaret Patterson.

Khalil Herbert CHI v NYG(25th)(FD-$5,300)(DK-$5,100)(Y!-$13)

Another benefactor of the late-season out of playoff contention crowd, Herbert rushed 23 times for 72 yards. Exactly the kind of news we are looking for this late in the season when building our DFS entries! The Giants are in bad shape, which is putting it mildly.

Devontae Booker NYG @ CHI(19th)(FD-$5,300)(DK-$5,100)(Y!-$12)

It’s been a tough season for Giants fans. It’s been a tough season for those of you that invested in Saquon Barkley. Don’t worry though, it’s almost over. Until then the DFS slates continue! Last week Booker rushed six times and caught all four of his targets. The yardage wasn’t good but, the willingness was! Willingness and moral victories won’t rack up the points but Booker (41) played on more the snaps that Saquon(26) did.

Nyheim Hines IND v LV(26th)(FD-$5,100)(DK-$5,200)(Y!-$17)

I love the idea of this being a Nyheim Hines week! Jon Taylor is the obvious move in cash games then folks move on. Looking at the DvP match-up here both Colts running backs can run wild!

JaMycal Hasty SF v HOU(30th)(FD-$5,000)(DK-$4,400)(Y!-$10)

Using Hasty is a big-time reach this week. However, if Eli Mitchell is inactive then all systems are a go on both Hasty and Wilson!

DeeJay Dallas SEA v DET(29th)(FD-$4,900)(DK-$4,400)(Y!-$13)

Finally, Rashaad Penny has been a good and useful fantasy asset. The last few weeks have been a wait-and-see and mix-and-match type thing with the other Seattle running backs. Come to find out the sea chickens like to use DeeJay! So, let’s capitalize on that in an outstanding match-up!

Cam Akers LAR @ BAL(12th)(FD-$4,500)(DK-$4,800)(Y!-$10)

Holy smokes! This is outstanding! Who would have thought Cam would be on our radars in Week 17? Akers getting any meaningful work is slim but look at his price tag across DFS formats? With Darrell Henderson placed on IR with an MCL injury and Sony Michel playing so well why would coach Sean McVay risk it with Cam this week? It’s an honest question and I have no answer. However, as the Rams look to build momentum heading into the playoffs, I would not put it past McVay to give Cam a few red zone attempts. Week 17, eh? Gotta love it!

Bottom of the Barrel Week 17 NFL DFS Breakdown

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Cooper Kupp LAR @ BAL(29th)(FD-$10,200)(DK-$9,500)(Y!-$40)

Much like JT’s blurb why bother explaining why Cooper Kupp is a great play in Week 17? You get it!

Much like the running backs mentioned here in Bottom of the Barrel Week 17, I would like to focus on the cheapest of plays. Several receivers to love in the 6,000 dollar range. However, this late in the season there are absolutely some gems to be plucked from the $5,000 range! Lets’ dig in, shall we?

DJ Moore CAR @ NO(24th)(FD-$6,400)(DK-$5,600)(Y!-$18)

DJM was in my original script for Bottom of the Barrel this week, but it seemed too easy, that mixed with his seemingly high price tag. Upon further inspection, I had to add him. First off, DJM’s 11 targets last week were awesome. Second, the production didn’t happen because Carolina can’t get the quarterback situation figured out. A few weeks back we didn’t dare test the Saints defense. Now, they are beaten up as their season has come to an end.

DeVonta Smith PHI @ WSH(30th)(FD-$6,100)(DK-$6,300)(Y!-$21)

After a 16ish week run with Bottom of the Barrel this season it didn’t feel right to leave DeVonta out. As it stands now, the Eagles are right in the thick of an NFC Wild Card spot and Washington stands in their way. With Jalen Hurts back healthy and a demoralized Washington team, this game could get ugly. Also, Miles Sanders is on the shelf with a broken wrist so the key here could be Smith!

Darnell Mooney CHI v NYG(21st)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$5,500)(Y!-$17)

The first few weeks of the NFL season are tough to pin down. Middle of the season it gets a little more manageable as players start to hit their averages. However, the end of the season is like shooting fish in a barrel! Picking on bad teams with weak defenses couldn’t be any easier. Case in point, the New York Giants. Chicago isn’t going anywhere this year also, but I have a feeling this Bears team lets it all hang out. I know this is a Week 17 DFS article, but I would be a fool not to look at the big picture in hopes of gaining an edge.

Elijah Moore NYJ v TB(14th)(FD-$6,000)(DK-$5,200)(Y!-$18)

Just in case! On the off-chance, Elijah plays he needs your attention. Jets head coach Robert Saleh mentioned earlier this week that Moore has a 50-50 chance at playing. Keep an eye on him and the Jet’s practice reports the rest of the week!

Brandon Aiyuk SF v HOU(18th)(FD-$5,900)(DK-$5,900)(Y!-$19)

So, it’s been a tale of seasons for Aiyuk. The first half of the season, eh not so good. The last few games have been awesome! Heading into Week 17 there is just no way Jimmy G is active. Jimmy beats up bad. Let’s say, for a moment, Trey Lance is the starting QB in Week 17. How juicy would that be for Aiyuk?

DeVante Parker MIA @ TEN(31st)(FD-$5,900)(DK-$5,200)(Y!-$20)

Monday Night Football was awful. It was NFL football sure but overall that game was gross. It blows my flipping mind that Parker was not targeted once. Did you read that? Tua and the Dolphins did not target Parker ONE TIME! Oh well, that was last week this is Week 17. I’d imagine that zero targets have thrown some folks off his scent. Don’t know about you but I am digging back in with Parker and all other Dolphins on Sunday!

Michael Gallup DAL v ARZ(19th)(FD-$5,800)(DK-$4,800)(Y!-$17)

Hate to keep harping on it but did you know the Cowboys scored 56 points on Sunday Night? Still shocking! In the butt whooping Gallup only caught two passes for 53 yards. As previously stated, that was last week, and this is now. We survived it all and now let’s use that anger to our advantage Sunday as the Cowboys play Arizona. A Cardinals team that has lost five straight games!

A.J. Green ARZ @ DAL(19th)(FD-$5,600)(DK-$5,300)(Y!-$15)

AJ’s target share and volume have been well, not good. My thought process on this one is maybe we see an old-school NFC shootout. The Cowboys have a massive amount of momentum after last week. While Arizona needs to get moving and work out some major kinks. Both teams have 100% clinched playoff spots so why wouldn’t they get wild and take risks?

Emmanuel Sanders BUF v ATL(28th)(FD-$5,500)(DK-$4,200)(Y!-$16)

If you’ve noticed there are several players mentioned in this week’s Bottom of the Barrel that did next to nothing last week. There is a method to my madness! We can comb through stats, numbers, target shares, and so on but sometimes it’s way easier than that! If you look back through game logs some guys pop every other game. Some guys pop on even-numbered days. It can get time-consuming. So, Manny Sanders, not kidding, sees more targets on odd-numbered days. Guess what this Sunday’s date is? 01/01/22! It’s an odd day!

Quez Watkins PHI @ WSH(30th)(FD-$5,300)(DK-$3,900)(Y!-$12)

Given the match-up, Washington, and the fact Philadelphia is clinging to a Wild Card spot, almost certain they let it all hang out with Jalen Hurts. Also, doesn’t hurt to pick on a team that is seemingly at odds with one another. Not expecting Watkins to catch eight passes here but 2 or 3 receptions for 70 yards with a long bomb touchdown are within reach!

Kadarius Toney NYG @ CHI(26th)(FD-$5,300)(DK-$4,600)(Y!-$15)

Toney did not practice on Wednesday the 29th. Glowing report as I try to state my case for the rookie. As mentioned above in the opening, this week of the NFL season is going to be nuts. If Kadarius can log some practice time in on Thursday and Friday, he should be on our radar in Week 17. Two bad teams with backup quarterbacks potentially starting have all the makings of a DFS dream! Also, the fact Toney saw nine targets last week should move the needle!

Joshua Palmer LAC v DEN(7th)(FD-$5,200)(DK-$3,600)(Y!-$17)

Josh Palmer caught five of his six targets for 43 yards a touchdown last week! Palmer has made the best of his opportunities when called upon. Granted it’s been when other teammates around him have landed on the COVID-IR but, isn’t that the move? Be an asset when needed to earn trust for the future? If Mike Williams is again inactive then Palmer will be an awesome play. Even if the Chargers offense is 100% healthy this kid has earned more snaps.

Nico Collins HOU @ SF(23rd)(FD-$5,200)(DK-$4,000)(Y!-$10)

I would be lying if I told you a Davis Mills to Nico Collins stack was not on my radar in Week 17. Sounds awful right? As the season has progressed and we look back and review all the winning lines from some massive GPP’s you’d be shocked at the results! Did you know Joe Flacco was part of the Milly Maker-winning lineup a few weeks back? Gardner Minshew II and Tyrod Taylor have also been part of some other big-money winning lines. So, my point here is to tell you Mills to Nico may seem wild but imagine the players you can stack around them?

Antonie Wesley ARZ @ DAL(19th)(FD-$5,100)(DK-$3,600)(Y!-$10)

Hate to say this but as the Cards prep for the playoffs, there will be no Hopkins in the regular season. It has opened a little window for Wesley to be productive. Also, Arizona has now lost five games in a row, and they have yet to get in any sort of rhythm. Rookie, Rondale Moore has unfortunately been a ghost the last few weeks. Yet another opening for Wesley in Week 17 against a Cowboy secondary that gives up chunk plays.

Zay Jones LV @ IND(17th)(FD-$5,100)(DK-$3,900)(Y!-$11)

Zay Jones has been a nice find in DFS formats the last few weeks. Jones saw eight targets on Sunday, catching six of them for a total of 50 yards. Last week Zay was targeted nine times! In a weird secretive way, Zay has become the guy in the Raiders passing game! Looking at his price tag it’s a sweet deal!

Kalif Raymond DET @ SEA(8th)(FD-$5,000)(DK-$3,800)(Y!-$10)

I find it both funny and concerning this play is dependent on the status of Jared Goff. Who knew we would be biting our nails and praying for Goff to play in Week 17! It’s taken a few months but has Jared finally turned the corner as Lion’s QB? Laugh all you want but any edge to be gained this late in the season is awesome!

Chester Rogers TEN v MIA(25th)(FD-$4,900)(DK-$3,400)(Y!-$10)

There will always be folks who fade the secondary players when the studs come back around. Case in point, AJ Brown! Was so good to see AJB go wild in Week 16. Almost certain Tanny and AJB keep that magic going against the Dolphins in Week 17. The DvP match-up in this one is mouth-watering and commands our attention! It’s just a sleight-hand trick. Sit back and watch folks flock to AJB while we are backdooring it with Chester Rogers! Unfortunately, Julio Jones is not Julio Jones anymore. You should expect a little more work from Chester in Week 17.

Breshad Perriman TB @ NYJ(9th)(FD-$4,700)(DK-$4,300)(Y!-$13)

Tampa Bay is preparing to defend their 2020 Super Bowl crown. Chris Godwin is done. Mike Evans is on the COVID-IR, for now. Leonard Fourtnette won’t be back until the playoffs. Once again there is some massive value to be had with the Bucs secondary offensive weapons. Scotty Miller, Antonio Brown, Ronald Jones, and Perriman. The only issue is the fact everybody on earth knows this too! Put the player names in a hat, shake it up, and choose two. Boom.

Bottom of the Barrel Week 17 NFL DFS Breakdown

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Mark Andrews BAL v LAR(12th)(FD-$8,700)(DK-$7,400)(Y!-$34)

What a wild ride this has been! From a meh touchdown-dependent tight end to an out-of-control pass-catching touchdown machine with a second AND third-string quarterback! Not to mention passing up Travis Kelce as the most expensive player at the position on Fanduel this week! Lamar looks to be ‘hopeful’ for Week 17.

Guess what? It is still cool to punt the tight end position! With the regular season winding down there are some outstanding plays to be had with the tight end spot. Let me do the work and comb through depth charts for you. Here are my cheaper options at the tight end in Week 17.

Zach Ertz ARZ @ DAL(15th)(FD-$5,500)(DK-$5,200)(Y!-$17)

Zach hasn’t scored in a few weeks, but the volume will continue to be there. Ertz has now drawn seven, or more, looks in four of his past five games. With the Cardinal’s heads barely above water, they need to get the offense moving in a hurry. I am fully expecting an outstanding back and forth offensive show here in Dallas.

Tyler Higbee LAR @ BAL(27th)(FD-$5,400)(DK-$4,000)(Y!-$19)

After missing a few weeks Tyler saw six targets, five receptions, and 41 yards against the Vikings last week. He cannot be counted on for much but a floor of 4 or 5 catches for 40 yards is there. Given the opposing defenses, DvP weak spot a touchdown reception is likely.

Noah Fant DEN @ LAC(31st)(FD-$5,300)(DK-$4,400)(Y!-$17)

Noah is another tight end who will see 3 or 4 targets for 30 or 40 yards but that’s been about it. There are several tight ends in such good spots each week that should just absolutely go wild. Yet, here we are talking about tight end after tight end only hanging six or seven points each week. The best thing to do is find a plus a matchup, throw a dart, and pray!

Gerald Everett SEA v DET(19th)(FD-$5,200)(DK-$4,100)(Y!-$15)

Would it shock you if Russ found Gerald in the endzone twice this week?

C.J. Uzomah CIN v KC(17th)(FD-$5,100)(DK-$3,300)(Y!-$13)

Who would’ve thought the Bengals hosting the Chiefs in Week 17 would be must-watch TV? Well, it and I am excited! Joe Burrow has been lights out the last few weeks. The only knock on Uzomah is the three stud wide receivers in front of him! Boyd, Higgins, and Chase are ahead in the pecking order, but CJ can be sweet in the RedZone!

Cole Kmet CHI v NYG(18th)(FD-$5,000)(DK-$3,400)(Y!-$12)

It’s just like the Bears to come alive late in the season when they are already done and going nowhere. Another issue that drives me nuts is the fact Jimmy flipping Graham continues to see more work than Cole. Still no word on Justin Fields status for Week 17. Either way, consider Kmet and/or Jimmy Graham in-game the Bears should dominate.

Jared Cook LAC v DEN(2nd)(FD-$4,900)(DK-$3,700)(Y!-$12)

Some folks see a DvP match-up like this one, 2nd against tight ends, and instantly fade. While I look at it as a challenge. If the Broncos concentrate on Ekeler, Jackson, Keenan, and Guyton why can’t Jared Cook get loose for one?

John Bates WSH v PHI(32nd)(FD-$4,600)(DK-$2,900)(Y!-$10)

This is your obligatory tight end against the Philadelphia Eagles blurb.

Mo Alie-Cox IND v LV(28th)(FD-$4,600)(DK-$2,800)(Y!-$12)

How many of you have heard about the fact a tight end is the best friend of a young rookie quarterback? You have? Well, look at what we have here! Mo Alie is a big athletic dude who presents a big target for Sam Ehlinger in his first pro start ever!

Jared Pinkney DET @ SEA(26th)(FD-$4,500)(DK-$2,500)(Y!-$10)

Jared Pinkey who? The original blurb was for Brock Wright. Like anyone has ever heard of him! However, Brock was placed on the COVID-IR earlier this week. So, Mr. Pinkney may be thrust into a starting role!

That it is! Bottom of the Barrel for Week 17 of the NFL season!

That is, it! Did I miss someone? Any questions or comments?

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