Fantasy Football: 2018 Week 2 DraftKings Picks, Preview and Sleepers

2018 Fantasy Football — Week 2 DraftKings Picks, Preview and Sleepers

Pat Mayo and Rick Gehman from DFSonDemand.com go position-by-position, breaking down the entire Week 2 Sunday Slate and giving their Week 2 DraftKings picks for cash games and GPPs.

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2018 Week 2 DraftKings Picks: Show Index

1:11 Giveaways
3:21 RB Breakdown
30:56 WR Breakdown
47:55 QB Breakdown
54:01 TE Breakdown
1:03:28 DST Breakdown
1:07:30 Top Stacks


2018 Week 2 DraftKings Plays — Cash Game

***The cash-game plays are safer, less volatile players (higher floors). Coming in first place in a cash game is great, but merely placing in the money is the goal because everyone wins the same amount in this type of contest.***

Quarterback

Patrick Mahomes $6,100
Alex Smith $6,000
Case Keenum $5,800

Running Back

Todd Gurley $9,200
James Conner $6,700
Tevin Coleman $5,300
James White $4,500
Alfred Morris $3,600

Wide Receiver

Antonio Brown $8,800
Jarvis Landry $6,300
Demaryius Thomas $5,600
Devin Funchess $4,700
Quincy Enunwa $4,700

Tight End

Rob Gronkowski $7,000
George Kittle $3,800

D/ST

Rams $3,700
Texans $2,600


2018 Week 2 DraftKings Picks — Tournament Plays (GPPs)

***Tournament plays are more volatile players (boom or bust) who can help differentiate your lineup in giant GPPs. Mixing a few of these names, along with the safer cash-game options, is a great way to construct a GPP roster***

Quarterback

Ben Roethlisberger $6,900
DeShaun Watson $6,300
Tyrod Taylor $5,900

Running Back

Alvin Kamara $9,500
Melvin Gordon $7,400
Christian McCaffrey $7,000
Dalvin Cook $6,500
TJ Yeldon $5,600
Peyton Barber $4,000

Wide Receiver

DeAndre Hopkins $8,000
Tyreek Hill $7,600
Emmanuel Sanders $6,200
Nelson Agholor $6,100
Kenny Golladay $4,800
Dante Pettis $4,000
Mike Williams $3,700

Tight End

Zach Ertz $6,100
David Njoku $3,000
Ryan Griffin $2,700

D/ST

Chargers $3,600
Saints $3,200

NOTEPicks for Sunday main slate only


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I am a promoter at DraftKings and am also an avid fan and user (my username is ThePME) and may sometimes play on my personal account in the games that I offer advice on. Although I have expressed my personal view on the games and strategies above, they do not necessarily reflect the view(s) of DraftKings and I may also deploy different players and strategies than what I recommend above. I am not an employee of DraftKings and do not have access to any non-public information.