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2022 NFL Week 1 DraftKings Picks, Values, First Look

Pat Mayo and Adam Levitan discuss 2022 NFL Week 1 DraftKings picks, values and chalk along with different DraftKings strategies.

Pat Mayo and Adam Levitan discuss NFL Week 1 DraftKings picks, values and chalk along with different DraftKings strategies and the latest NFL injuries + news.


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2022 Week 1 DraftKings Picks: DK Points/$ Values

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QB

Daniel Jones $5,000
Marcus Mariota $5,200
Kirk Cousins $6,100

RB

Travis Etienne $5,600
Breece Hall $5,500
Christian McCaffrey $8,500
Aaron Jones $6,700

WR

Kadarius Toney $4,100
Christian Kirk $5,100
Justin Jefferson $7,800
Michael Pittman $5,500

TE

Zach Ertz $4,400
Travis Kelce $6,600
Kyle Pitts $5,700

DST

Lions $2,000
Commanders $2,500
Dolphins $2,600

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and is a finalist for three FSWA Awards in 2022 (Best Podcast, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 24 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are second-most all-time.

Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at ThePatMayoExperience@gmail.com and the best will be addressed on the show.


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