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It is finally time for NFL Wildcard Weekend! If you're a FantasyDraft DFS player, then this article is for you.

Each week, I will be providing you with my daily fantasy football lineup picks for FantasyDraft. The lineup picks will range from some of the elite players to mid-priced options and value plays.

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to hit me up on Twitter @BalesSJustin.

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FantasyDraft - DFS Quarterback Pick

Cam Newton at NO ($13,100)

Newton has struggled a bit over his last few games, but he is a player that comes with tremendous upside. On the season, he is averaging 206.4 passing yards and 1.4 passing touchdowns per game. More importantly, he is averaging 47.1 rushing yards and 0.4 rushing touchdowns per game. He gets a tough matchup against the Saints, but Newton will likely be playing from behind this week, making him an enticing option.

 

FantasyDraft - DFS Running Back Picks

Leonard Fournette vs BUF ($13,300)

Fournette has somewhat flown under the radar during his rookie season because of the elite numbers some of the other rookie running backs have put up. Fournette is still averaging 80.0 rushing yards and 0.7 rushing touchdowns per game. He is also averaging a 2.8/23.2/0.1 receiving line on 3.7 targets per game. He gets a matchup against the Buffalo Bills, who rank 32nd in the NFL against running backs, and Fournette can be used in all leagues this week.

Derrick Henry at KC ($10,600)

Henry will see another big workload with DeMarco Murray out again this week. In two games with 20+ touches, Henry is averaging 131.0 total yards and 1.0 touchdown per game. He gets a tough matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs, but Henry comes with a low price tag and will be locked into heavy touches this week. He is a great option in all leagues, especially on a short slate.

 

FantasyDraft - DFS Wide Receiver Picks

Michael Thomas vs CAR ($14,000)

Thomas is one of the most consistent players in the NFL, making him a viable option on a short slate. On the season, he is averaging a 6.5/77.8/0.3 line on 9.3 targets per game. Thomas has totaled 12 receptions for 157 yards and two touchdowns in two games against the Carolina Panthers this season. The Saints also have the highest implied team total on the slate, and Thomas can be used in all leagues.

Albert Wilson vs TEN ($6,500)

Wilson is listed as questionable for this week, but he is expected to play. He is far from a consistent option, but he comes with tremendous upside. He was featured at receiver with the Chiefs benching their starters last week, totaling a 10/147/0 line on 11 targets. He is a big play threat, and he comes with double digit fantasy point upside. He also gets a solid matchup against the Tennessee Titans, and Wilson is a great salary relief option.

 

FantasyDraft - DFS Tight End Pick

Travis Kelce vs TEN ($13,800)

Kelce was the best tight end in fantasy this season, posting an 83/1,038/8 line on 122 targets in 15 games. He has recorded at least four receptions in 13 games this season, and he gets a good matchup against the Tennessee Titans, who rank 21st in the NFL against the tight end. The Chiefs have the second highest implied team total on the slate at 26.3 points, as well. Kelce is a huge part of the offense, and he can be used in all leagues this weekend.

 

FantasyDraft - DFS Defense Pick

Jacksonville Jaguars D/ST vs BUF ($6,300)

The Jaguars have had arguably the best defense in the NFL this season, averaging 2.1 turnovers and 3.4 sacks per game this season. They are also allowing only 16.4 points per game this season, while scoring eight total defensive touchdowns. They get a great matchup against the Buffalo Bills, who have not turned over the ball much this season, but have struggled to put points on the board. The Jags are -8.5 point favorites in a game set at 39.5 points, giving the Bills an implied team total of 15.5 points.

 

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