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CASH: Taysom Hill ($4,800) vs. Falcons:
With the news out of New Orleans that Hill and NOT Jameis Winston is expected to start in place of the injured Drew Brees for the Saints, Hill suddenly becomes a very intriguing option. His $4,800 price tag is the cheapest for any starting QB in Week 11. With an easy matchup against a weak Falcons secondary and his added playmaking ability on the ground, DFS players can bank on at least 20 DKFP from the Saints’ versatile QB.
GPPs: Alex Smith ($5,300) vs. Bengals:
The odds-on favorite for Comeback Player of the Year has gone for over 300 yards in back-to-back weeks for Washington. His Week 11 opponent allowed QBs to score 30 or more DKFP in three of their last four games and have also allowed 14 passing touchdowns in their past five games, the most in the NFL.
I’m going to double dip on Smith for both GPP QB and our QB Player Prop. The Bengals have allowed opposing QBs to go over the 269-yard mark in three of their past four games. Smith has 715 yards in his past two games, good for an average of 357 yards. He’ll fly by the 269 O/U.
CASH: Dalvin Cook ($9,000) vs. Cowboys:
There’s only a handful of true stud running backs left in 2020 — Alvin Kamara, Derrick Henry and Dalvin Cook. Sure Aaron Jones, Nick Chubb, Ezekiel Elliott and, heck, even James Robinson are close to the top, but as far as that first tier goes, it’s just Kamara, Henry and Cook. Henry has a brutal matchup against the Ravens and Kamara could get vultured near the goal line by his very own QB this week. That leaves Cook as the only stud RB with a good matchup and all the work to himself.
GPPs: Damien Harris ($5,700) vs. Texans:
Houston’s run defense is among the worst in the NFL. The Texans have allowed 1,389 yards to running backs this year — no other team has allowed more than 1,150! Harris has over 100 yards in two of his past three games and is getting plenty of touches in the Patriots’ backfield.
The Chargers are 8.5-point favorites against the Jets, so there’s a positive game script for Los Angeles’ rushing attack. Ballage really came in off the couch and took over this backfield when Justin Jackson went down with an injury. Ballage has back-to-back weeks with more than 15 carries and he should get plenty of work against his former head coach with Jackson and Austin Ekeler not expected to play.
CASH: Terry McLaurin ($6,900) vs. Bengals:
Washington’s second-year receiver has four straight games with seven receptions plus 90 or more yards in three of his past four and two touchdowns during that same span. When it comes to consistency that isn’t costly, McLaurin is your guy.
GPPs: Amari Cooper ($5,400) vs. Vikings:
Coming off a bye and with Andy Dalton back under center, Cooper comes in at a great price for Week 11. Won’t have to worry about high ownership as the general public has given up all faith in the Dallas playmakers. But with a matchup against a Vikings defense that continuously gets burned by wide receivers, Cooper could be in line for a major bounce-back game in Week 11.
The Steelers’ rookie led all receivers with 178 air yards in Week 10. He now faces a Jaguars defense that allowed at least two receivers from each opponent to gain more than 50 yards in each of their past three games and in five of their past six.
CASH and GPPs: Eric Ebron ($4,000) vs. Jaguars:
The tight end pricing is a bit wacky in Week 11. Travis Kelce, Rob Gronkowski and Darren Waller are all playing in primetime and thus not on the DK main slate. Thus, no tight end is priced higher than $4,900, which is why we’ll be using Ebron in both our cash game and GPP lineups. The Steelers’ receivers are getting all the love (and rightfully so) — JuJu Smith-Schuster, Chase Claypool and Diontae Johnson are having fantastic seasons. But Ebron is having a good season and it’s simply not being talked about. In three of his past four games, Ebron has hit double-digit DKFP.
With Calvin Ridley still a bit banged up, Matt Ryan will look to target his productive tight end a bit more than usual in Week 11. Hurst has more than four receptions in four straight games and is averaging seven targets in his past three outings.
Good luck in Week 11!
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Jim Cramer is the host of “Mad Money with Jim Cramer” and co-anchor of CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street.” He is also an author and a co-founder of BullMarketFantasy.com.
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