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Top NFL Targets at each position for 6-game slate on May 29th

Jared Goff has a good chance to have a great game against the Bengals Friday thanks to his dynamic receiving corps.

 Jared Goff of the Los Angeles Rams pumps his fist after the first touchdown of the game against the Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on December 29, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by John McCoy/Getty Images

There will be another six-game slate of simulated Madden games on Friday. DraftKings will have a classic contests going, and we break down ideal picks for the all-day slate below. You can set your lineup here.


Jared Goff, Rams ($6,100) vs. Bengals

Goff has a good chance to produce at a high level with his dynamic receiving corps against Cincinnati’s poor secondary. Brandin Cooks, Robert Woods, and Cooper Kupp should give Goff the upper hand. Todd Gurley will also give him a dangerous weapon out of the backfield.

Baker Mayfield, Browns ($6,000) vs. Jets

Mayfield has Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry out wide and will be up against a below average secondary. Beckham’s ability to catch in traffic paired with his speed and agility always makes him a threat to have a big game.

Running back

Alvin Kamara, Saints ($6,600) vs. Jaguars

Kamara dominated early on wacky weather Wednesday on the ground and through the air in the snow. His diverse skill set and ability to break tackles helps him rack up yards after the catch and after contact. Jacksonville’s defensive line isn’t great, and neither is their linebacker group.

Ezekiel Elliott, Cowboys ($7,100) vs. Bears

This isn’t a great slate for running backs, so many players could be forced to pay up for Elliott as the most expensive option. While he’ll be up against a defense led by Khalil Mack, He’s eclipsed 20 fantasy points in three straight games. Few players have his upside, and Leonard Fournette will be up against a formidable Saints defensive line.

Wide receiver

Michael Thomas, Saints ($7,900) vs. Jaguars

Thomas has the highest DKFP average (18.5) in the slate and hasn’t dipped below double-digits in fantasy points in nine sims. He’ll face another underwhelming secondary. Jacksonville doesn’t have anybody who should be able to cover the best receiver in Madden.

Odell Beckham Jr., Browns ($7,100) vs. Jets

Beckham can go up and get the ball against basically anyone. Jamal Adams is a player to look out for on deep routes, but New York will also have to worry about Jarvis Landry. Beckham is one of the best at hauling in desperation throws toward the end of quarter and games. He can turn those into scores to get points in a hurry.

Cooper Kupp, Rams ($6,800) vs. Bengals

Kupp hasn’t performed like a WR1, but should get a boost against Cincinnati. He isn’t ridiculously fast, but has solid agility (94). His catching (95) is also a top six mark in Madden. Top receivers have typically performed well against the Bengals, and Kupp won’t break the bank.

Kenny Golladay, Lions ($6,600) vs. Titans

Golladay is another less expensive WR1 with solid upside. While he does often compete with Marvin Jones Jr., his size and ability to catch in traffic gives him a higher ceiling. Golladay is one of the better jump ball threats in Madden when he gets targets.

Tight End

Jared Cook, Saints ($5,200) vs. Jaguars

Cook has an impressive 95 receptions and has reached double-digits in fantasy points for four straight games. It’s hard to pass up on a player who gets a ton of targets while playing alongside the best receiver in the game. Drew Brees’ accuracy is also a reason to be high on Cook.

Tyler Higbee, Rams ($4,700) vs. Bengals

Higbee’s catching (95) is on par with Kupp’s. That’s the highest mark among tight ends in the slate, and he’s tied with Cook for most touchdowns (6).

Defense/Special Teams

Saints D/ST ($3,200) vs. Jaguars

Jacksonville’s top weapon is Leonard Fournette, but New Orleans has one of the best run-stopping defenses around. Marshon Lattimore is on par with D.J. Chark and has a chance to contain him to some degree on the outside.