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DRAFT NFL Week 4: Lineup, Strategy and Rankings

Hi everybody, welcome to week 4 of PlayDraft DFS Strategy. This year so far has been very high variance with some underwhelming performances out of previous studs and crazy hot runs out of some unknowns. We’ll try to pinpoint the heroes again this week.

QB Rankings

  1. Aaron Rodgers
  2. Tom Brady
  3. Drew Brees
  4. Russell Wilson
  5. Carson Wentz
  6. Matt Ryan
  7. Marcus Mariota
  8. Derek Carr
  9. Jameis Winston
  10. Jay Cutler
  11. Andy Dalton

RB Rankings

  1. Kareem Hunt
  2. LeVeon Bell
  3. Ezekiel Elliott
  4. Todd Gurley
  5. LeSean McCoy
  6. Jay Ajayi
  7. Leonard Fournette
  8. Melvin Gordon
  9. Dalvin Cook
  10. Devonta Freeman
  11. CJ Anderson
  12. DeMarco Murray
  13. Jordan Howard
  14. Carlos Hyde
  15. Ty Montgomery
  16. Isaiah Crowell
  17. Lamar Miller
  18. Christian McCaffrey
  19. Marshawn Lynch
  20. Frank Gore
  21. Joe Mixon
  22. Chris Johnson

WR/TE Rankings

  1. AJ Green
  2. Antonio Brown
  3. Jordy Nelson
  4. Julio Jones
  5. Odell Beckham
  6. Mike Evans
  7. Brandin Cooks
  8. Michael Thomas
  9. Demaryius Thomas
  10. Alshon Jeffery
  11. Doug Baldwin
  12. Stefon Diggs
  13. DeAndre Hopkins
  14. Devante Parker
  15. Dez Bryant
  16. Tyreek Hill
  17. Keenan Allen
  18. Davante Adams
  19. Golden Tate
  20. Adam Thielen
  21. Jarvis Landry
  22. Sammy Watkins

3 Team Strategy

I’m fine with any of the top 6 receivers this week. I would definitely like to have Aaron Rodgers for sure as he usually does well against the Bears at home and I’d make an effort to draft him a bit earlier because of it. I also have more trust in the top 4 RB this week than the following two. Ultimately, I’d look to go RB-RB-QB-WR-WR for the 3 teamers.

6 Team Strategy

Really no matter what with the 6 team options, you’re going to have to take a chance somewhere because if you want a top QB then you will have to fill out with guys like CJ Anderson or Stefon Diggs (who is always a gamble with high variance swings). I still think I’d rather go with a top end QB but I feel a little more comfortable with the lower end of the top 12 RB than WR so I’d look to draft this way: RB-QB-WR-WR-RB.

10 Team Strategy

The bottom end of the QB and RB pools is particularly hard to fully trust this week whereas the bottom end of the WR are probably okay just not flashy. I’d rather trust a guy like Jarvis Landry this week than Jay Cutler or Chris Johnson. That being said, I’d be looking at the following for 10 team drafts: RB-QB-WR-RB-WR.

That’s it for this week! Get out there and win some drafts! Also, as usual, please don’t be shy about asking questions or commenting in the area below!

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