Daily Fantasy Football Week 13 Dumpster Dives

It’s week thirteen of the fantasy football season, and your fantasy team is sleepy like a sloth injected with tryptophan That’s where we step in with our weekly daily fantasy football dumpster dives article, and we’ve got some Black Friday deals that you would drive to a store and push through a crowd to get. The players in this article aren’t necessarily the cheapest at the position but do provide for inexpensive alternatives to free up the funds for you to get the true superstars into your lineups.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Quarterback (Fan Duel):
Ryan Tannehill versus Indianapolis  ($7,300)

Ryan Tannehill is the #2 fantasy QB over the past 5 games, yet he is salaried 22nd among QBs. He gets the middling Indianapolis defense this week and should be a lock for over 20 points. Honestly, if he keeps up this pace, he’ll be in the discussion for top 5 fantasy QBs in next year’s draft. Yeah, it’s crazy like a mob of people waiting in the cold just to shop at a brick and mortar store, take advantage of this.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Quarterback (Fan Duel):
Sam Darnold vs Cincinnati ($7,600)

Darnold and Lamar Jackson are the only two players to score over 30 fantasy points the past two weeks. Darnold will almost definitely have a big game against the long-suffering Bengals, who have given up the 6th most fantasy points to quarterbacks. The Jets offense is clicking behind Darnold, who has topped 23 points every game in their 3-game winning streak. He’s got a high ceiling and a high floor, a bargain at 16th highest salary among quarterbacks.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Running Back (Fan Duel):
Miles Sanders at Miami ($5,800)

This one’s an auto-plug no-brainer. Sanders’ value was set before Jordan Howard was declared doubtful to play in the Eagles’ Sunday tilt against the lowly Dolphins. Run to add him to your DFS lineup like you’re throwing haymakers through a crowd of Black Friday shoppers for a $99 4K TV.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Running Back (Draft Kings):
Benny Snell, Jr. vs Cleveland ($4,700)

This is a setup worth camping out overnight in DraftKings’ metaphorical parking lot for. James Conner is out. Jaylen Samuels is a slot receiver who apparently filled out the wrong forms or something and got mislabeled as a running back. Devlin Hodges is quarterbacking. There’s no way the surefire Snell isn’t given the rock at least 15 times this game, where the Steelers will want to control the clock to keep the surging Browns offense off the field.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Wide Receiver (Draft Kings):
Jarvis Landry at Pittsburgh ($6,400)

I’m going to put this bluntly: If you are doing DraftKings, you must start Landry. He is the #1 receiver over the last 4 weeks in the entire NFL. He is going for $1K more at FanDuel. He is a doorbuster deal that should cause at least a few trampling injuries as DFS shoppers rush to get them into their carts.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Wide Receiver (Fan Duel):
Terry McLaurin at Carolina ($5,800)

Dwayne Haskins targeted McLaurin a dozen times last week. This week they face the Costco of the NFL in terms of volume deals allowed to wide receivers. The metaphor makes sense, don’t question it, just start F1 against a Panthers squad allowing a whopping 27.3 PPG to fantasy wide receivers since week 5.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Tight End (Fan Duel):
Tyler Higbee at Arizona ($5,500)

Rams TE Gerald Everett is out. Every single TE and their mom has caught a touchdown against the Cardinals, who have given up the most fantasy points to tight ends out of every team in the entire NFL. The downside is that Goff is throwing to him, but this has all the trimmings of a get-right game against the turkey that is the Cardinals woeful defense.

Dumpster Dive Daily Fantasy Football Tight End (Fan Duel):
Ryan Griffin at Cincinnati ($5,600)

The market hasn’t yet adjusted to a tight end that might be top 8 in fantasy drafts next year. Now that Darnold has figured himself out, he has placed Griffin at the top of his list for favorite targets inside the 10. It would be an utter shock if New York’s offense doesn’t continue to surge against the winless Bengals defense. Griffin is one touchdown behind the league leaders at tight end, and all 5 of his scores have come since week 6. Drive him into your lineup like a truck full of overpriced cables drives up to Best Buy on Black Friday.

 

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