RosterWatch PRO Podcast Episode 39: Thanksgiving Day DFS Breakdown and Walk-Through

Alex Dunlap breaks down the Thanksgiving Day slate on DraftKings and FanDuel.

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  1. Should I trade jimmy graham and D.Hopkins or T.Hill for Zach Ertz and Kennan Allen? I’m in a standard league

    1. I would stand pat with my guys, that’s a good team you have.

  2. Would I be crazy to start Gus Edwards over Phillip Lyndsey?

    My RB’s are

    Lyndsey (flex)

    .5 PPR. I need to win this game to Gaona Bye for playoffs.

    1. let me get through the models, thankfully that is not a decision that needs to be made for tomorrow – the compressed nature of the week has me behind on my rankings so check in closer to sunday and I’ll have a more clear answer. Edwards seems enticing vs OAK tho.

  3. With Trubisky out, do I start Allen Robinson or Sanu?

    1. I’d personally start Sanu given the scoring environment, matchup w/ Slay for ARob and lack of familiarity with Daniel/ARob. Sanu draws PJ Williams, best matchup on NO.

  4. Would you rather drop Gio or Jalen for Gus? Also have Mixon, Gurley, and Malcolm. And based off the i drop Kirk for Miller? Or Josh Reynolds?

    1. You’re fine to drop either of those guys. Jalen then Gio. Take your choice between Miller, Kirk and Reynolds, all should be viewed as relatively equal ROS

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    Standard league- should I start Roethlisberger or Luck? Chicago defense or LA Chargers defense?
    I appreciate your input!

    1. I would go with Luck for sure and the D is harder but would stick with the Bears, good luck.

  6. Reposting in case my question on the Matchup Tools post gets lost – Bevy of start-sit help needed in a cruciial week kind sirs! Got multiple squads at 5-6 and 6-5.

    (1) Start 1 TE, 1 Flex [0.5 ppr]: Brate, Njoku, McGuire, Ito

    (2) Start 2 WRs, 1 Flex [1.0 ppr]: MVS, Trequan, Kirk, AMiller, Gus, John Brown

    (3) Start 1 Flex [1.0 ppr]: MVS, Trequan, Sutton

    (4) Start 2 RBs [0.5 ppr]: Chubb, Fournette, Mixon (toughest decision here for me)

    (5) Anyone I should drop for Brate? [1.0 ppr]: Engram (TE starter); Bench: McGuire, AMiller, CThompson, Yeldon (Fournette owner)

  7. ^Sorry for all the questions, but got carried away with RW-maniacal craze and managing 5 different leagues haha

  8. Any recommendations/strategies for putting together teams on Draft? Looking to enter some Thanksgiving Day tournaments, and most of them are 4 Person and 3 Person drafts. If I want to stack Breese/Thomas or Ryan/Julio, should I do that with first two picks, of focus on getting an RB in one of my first two picks?

    Thanks guys!

  9. .5pt PPR. Trade away Travis Kelce get back Gronk and Sony Michel. Click accept or reject?

    1. only if you need to make the move to stay relevant. gronk could have a setback at any moment.

  10. In first place in a full point PPR league, I have Eric Ebron and Trey Burton. Now that Doyle is back and Ebron is very situational, do I drop Ebron for Cameron Brate?

    1. brate needs to be owned. ebron has upside but will be inconsistent at the very time you need consistency.

      1. Thanks Trashman!

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    Stafford or Daniel?

  12. Standard: cook, Breida or Mack

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    need help at a 1 PPR flex
    E Sanders, Dal Cook, Phil Lindsay, MVS, J Richard, or Tre’Quan Smith

  14. PPR just need one. Anthony Miller, Tre’Quan Smith, Sutton, or David more

  15. PPR just need one David Moore, Anthony Miller, Tre’Quan Smith, Sutton

  16. 10 team league in which QBs get huge scores every week. QBs get 6 points per passing and rushing TD and 1 point per completion. For example, Mahomes gave me 113 points last week. With Mahomes on bye this week, who would you start between Jameis Winston, Lamar Jackson, and Baker Mayfield? I was thinking Baker as I am afraid of Jameis being benched mid game and wonder just how much Lamar will need to pass against a pathetic Raiders defense.

  17. Where do you rank Tre’quan Smith this week for a .5 PPR? I didn’t see him on the rankings page.

  18. Undertakers 8-3 full point ppr
    Qb Mayfield
    RBs Connor, Barkley
    WRs A Brown, J Gordon
    TE Reed
    Flex Mixon
    Available bench Qb Winston, WRs A Copper, Sutton, A Miller, RBs Chubb.
    Any changes you’d make or let it ride?
    Thanks Rosterwatch Nation

  19. PPR. Sutton or Jordan Howard in flex? Wondering if Chicago will lean on the run.


  20. need a big win this week to get to playoffs. and Gurely and k Johnson not being available is rough. PPR I have freeman, Edwards, ekeler for RBs which 2. I know rough. Olsen or Reed for TE. Thanks rosterwatch.. Hoping to win this so I can be in 3 out of 4 playoffs this year!

  21. PPR, need help with flex: AP, Gus Edwards, amari cooper or Doug Baldwin

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