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OwnersBox is the newest DFS lineup platform giving you more lineup flexibility than ANYONE else by creating a “SuperFlex“. For NFL, this means that you have the ability to play TWO Quarterbacks in your lineup. You are also dealing with extremely different roster requirements. On OwnersBox, you roster one QB, two RB, two WR, one TE, two FLEX and one SUPER-FLEX. This allows for some crazy lineup builds, and should make for some high-scoring DFS slates. With that being said, let’s dive into the plays…
Joe Burrow – $6,900
Week 18 provides a messy slate, with a lot of emphasis on the few teams with something important to play for. Burrow and the Bengals need to win to avoid a neutral-site play-off game, and this is a match-up that he has dominated as of late. He’s averaged over 380 yards passing in his last three games against the Ravens…and now they’re in a spot where they need to win? Cincy has been throwing the ball more and more as the season progresses as well — and he’s coming off a 50+ attempt game. Overall, I think Jalen Hurts and Josh Allen will be the two most popular WB choices this week — but I love this spot for the Bengals and I’m going all-in on Joe Brr.
Jonathan Williams – $4,200
I can’t remember a running back being this cheap this season, and it’s to the point that I don’t even care about the match-up. Washington will be down to just two running backs on Sunday — Jonathan Williams and Jaret Patterson. Williams played 46% of the snaps behind Brian Robinson last week while Patterson didn’t see the field. Williams also ran 29 routes — earning five targets and hauling in three of them. Washington are big underdogs to the Cowboys this week, and even if they weren’t I think that Williams will clearly be the lead-back. If he logs all of the passing down work, I find it hard to imagine him not being a good play at this price tag.
Rasheed Shaheed – $4,300
This is one of the best match-ups on the slate, with the Carolina Panthers still missing Jaycee Horn and Donte Jackson. Carolina was the worst secondary in football last week without them — and I think even Andy Dalton can have success in a domed environment this weekend. Shaheed has been a nice surprise for the Saints this season — ranking top-five in all of football in yards per route run since Jarvis Landry went on IR. He’s commanding targets, and has also been the big deep threat for this team as well. Overall, he’s one of the best values on the slate and I’m 100% treating this as a stars and scrubs build week.
Albert Okwuegbunam – $4,500
It seems like nobody is on Albert O this weekend after his breakout 45-1 line last weekend and that’s great news for me and the readers of this. We know that he is an athletic specimen and it wasn’t long ago he was everyone’s favorite season-long sleeper. He finally earned consistent playing time last week and balled out — earning some positive words from the interim coach post-game. It’s a great match-up individually and it sounds like Jerry Rosburg is going to let him play as much as possible this weekend. Nobody else in this price range has his ceiling, and he’s one of my favorite tournament options this weekend.
Jalen Hurts – $7,400
The main reason I’m going with all these strong value plays, is so that I can comfortably spend-up on two QB’s. Choosing between Jalen Hurts and Josh Allen to pair with Burrow is an impossible decision, but right now my lean is Hurts. New York has confirmed they will be resting key guys across their roster this weekend with no incentive to win. Philly, however, needs to win this game to maintain the number one seed. That means that Hurts will be playing 3+ quarters against mainly back-ups…a recipe for fantasy success. I would be fine siding with Allen, as well, but note that there is plenty of value to get two expensive stacks in on Sunday.
Written by Ben Hossler (Follow @BenHossler on Twitter)