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Best lineup strategy for Raiders vs. Jaguars Madden simulation Showdown

Derek Carr and his favorite target could have a field day against the Jaguars in Oakland’s Friday Madden simulation.

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr celebrates next to tight end Darren Waller after rushing for a first down against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter at Oakland Coliseum. Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

The Oakland Raiders and Jacksonville Jaguars have a Friday Madden simulation matchup at 4:00 p.m. ET. We break down the ideal Showdown lineup strategy for the game’s DFS contest. You can set your lineup on DraftKings before kickoff.

Captain’s Picks

Derek Carr, QB, Raiders ($16,200)

Carr’s 294 passing yards per game prove that he’s been dynamite so far. He’s yet to throw for less than two touchdowns in a game and has only thrown one interception. It’s hard to not like Carr with numbers like these.

Darren Waller, TE, Raiders ($12,000)

Believe it or not, Waller averages the most DKFP per game (20.8) in this contest. He’s scored four touchdowns in four simulations and is averaging just under six catches per game. He’s one of the few tight ends I’d throw in a captain’s spot. He’s been one of the most consistent targets we’ve seen.

Flex Men

Leonard Fournette, RB, Jaguars ($8,200)

Oakland’s best defensive lineman has an overall of 79 and its best linebacker is a 73. That’s not ideal for stopping a power runner like Fournette, who is averaging 17.3 DKFP per contest. He should have a good chance to score in short yardage situations and also catches his fair share of passes.

Hunter Renfrow, WR, Raiders ($4,400)

This is a great price for a starting receiver who is flirting with double-digits in DKFP per game. If he doesn’t do well, you didn’t waste a ton of salary. If he has a big game, the value play could put you in the money.