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Best Week 11 DFS lineup strategy features Lamar Jackson, Jared Cook, Deshaun Watson

Finding the best DraftKings plays for Week 11 of the NFL season. We look at some QB and TE strategic options.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson celebrates with tight end Mark Andrews after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium. Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

With Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers, Aaron Jones and Derrick Henry all on bye we’re going to have to dig a bit deeper to find the right lineups this week on DraftKings. In Week 11, we’re focusing on a potential shoot out and a few value plays at tight end that could help your lineups!

Houston at Baltimore

The popcorn game of the week is loaded with potential DFS gold. Lamar Jackson ($7,700) and Deshaun Watson ($6,800) are two of the three most expensive quarterbacks this week and for good reason. Despite the hefty price tag, you can expect both Jackson and Watson to be heavily owned on Sunday. Do you save $900 and go with Watson who arguably has a better surrounding cast?

Also, what do you do with the tight ends in this game? Mark Andrews ($6,100) will be the most expensive tight end if George Kittle ($7,000) doesn’t play. Andrews’ production slowed down briefly, but he came back to life with two touchdowns in Week 10. Speaking of touchdowns, Darren Fells ($3,800) has three touchdowns in his last 2 games. Both defenses cover the tight end well so it may be wise to look elsewhere.

Looking Elsewhere for Tight Ends

Finding a reliable tight end is painful no matter which format of fantasy football you’re playing and the Week 11 featured contest on DraftKings is going to one of the toughest weeks yet. George Kittle and Austin Hooper are likely out of their games and Travis Kelce has the Sunday night game. With those three out, Jared Cook ($4,400) is an obvious play this week as the New Orleans Saints look to bounce back against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who have given up the second most points to tight ends this season.

If you want a tight end who will likely be less popular give Dallas Goedert ($3,200) some love. Zach Ertz turned in the big game when the Philadelphia Eagles last played, but don’t forget that Goedert was outplaying him for weeks leading up to Ertz’s big one. The New England Patriots matchup well against opposing tight ends, but Goedert is talented enough to find his way to a few targets and hopefully a touchdown.