DraftKings Week 17 Cash Game Breakdown

DraftKings Week 17 Cash Game Breakdown

By TJ Hernandez (Director of DFS), last update Dec 29, 2016

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TJ is a former full-time poker player who has been playing fantasy football for more than a decade. After online poker was outlawed, TJ ended his poker career and dedicated himself to fantasy football. His background in poker statistics and analytics translates to success in both daily and season-long fantasy football.

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Week 17 is a unique animal -- some teams are resting, some teams need to win to stay alive, and very few games have two teams facing each other with similar motivations. Before building any lineup this week, be sure to reference Josh Moore’s Wacky Week 17 preview, so you can at least get an idea of what to expect. 

Since we’re seeking relatively safe plays in our cash games, looking for players that we are almost certain to play the duration of the game should be the starting point of our research. 

Related: DraftKings Cash Game Guidelines


QB Russell Wilson $6,800 @ SF 

Seattle still has a shot at a first-round bye if they win and the Falcons lose. Both teams are playing at the same time, so Seattle will be playing to win in a game where they are favored by 9.5 and expected to score over 26 points. Only two teams have allowed more fantasy points per pass attempt over the last six weeks than San Francisco.

Continue reading for more of TJ's top cash game plays.

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