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Top DFS punt plays for Eagles-Seahawks Wild Card Showdown

We break down the best low-priced options to consider for your Eagles-Seahawks Showdown matchup in Wild Card weekend.

Philadelphia Eagles tight end Josh Perkins celebrates with teammates after catching a touchdown pass against the New York Giants in the first half at MetLife Stadium. Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports

Finding that diamond in the rough can take a little detective work, so we’ll get you started on your search for the Eagles-Seahawks Showdown. A punt option is usually a player so inexpensive that you aren’t looking for big points, but just enough to keep from sinking your lineup while you pay up for bigger Finding a good, cheap player in Showdown slates is usually a necessity but isn’t an easy thing to do, especially in the playoffs. But there will always be a player that does better than we expect and could have been a nice piece to help you fill out your Showdown lineups.

Malik Turner ($3,600), David Moore ($4,500), WR, Seahawks

Turner suffered a concussion and missed last week’s game, but he played on 51 percent of the snaps in Week 16 and caught all three of his targets for 51 yards. He moved ahead of David Moore in Week 16 but Moore played the majority of the snaps in Week 17 with Turner out.

When matchups are close and Russell Wilson is asked to win the game in the fourth quarter, there’s usually a good chance that the third wide receiver gets into the end zone. Turner is the guy who they promoted, so if he’s playing, I like his chances to be useful in the Showdown, as Jaron Brown is out. If Turner isn’t able to go, Moore becomes the play and both have good upside this week against the Eagles poor wide receiver defense.

Joshua Perkins, TE Eagles ($3,900 )

If Zach Ertz plays this week I will be gobsmacked and I don’t even know what that means. Ertz has a lacerated kidney, so no, nope, and no way. That pushes Dallas Goedert up into a huge role once again, but also gives Perkins additional playing time. Perkins saw 78% of the snaps in Week 17 with Ertz out and caught 4-of-6 targets for 50 yards and a touchdown. That’s plenty of time on the field and targets to put up good numbers against a Seattle team that ranks second-worst in DK points allowed to tight ends this season.

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