Daigle's Top NFL DFS Picks: Week 8
I begin my research for DFS tournaments every week by sifting through what our opponents are doing and engineering lineups backward from there.
These top plays, though viable for cash games (which will be noted throughout), are suggested specifically for tournaments and are weighted for ceiling projection, matchup, ownership, and value. I will include any thoughts on game theory within my reasoning for each player.
They are listed in order of descending price, not by my personal rankings
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Jalen Hurts, Eagles ($8,300 DraftKings, $9,200 FanDuel)
Odds are there’s recency bias surrounding Hurts since he’s thrown just one touchdown in the second half of any game this year, finishing outside the top-12 quarterbacks (for game script purposes) in two of his last three performances. At the end of the day, Hurts offers the highest ceiling at his position in a slate without Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes.
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