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Week 8 NFL DFS Cheat Sheet – Running Backs (RB) – FanDuel & DraftKings Expert Lineup Picks

Week 8 NFL DFS Cheat Sheet – Running Backs (RB) – FanDuel & DraftKings Expert Lineup Picks & Analysis.

Welcome to the Running Back Cheat Sheet.

In this post we sharing our top options and plays at the RB position for each DFS week of the 2016-2017 NFL season.

We will break them down into four tiers and give you our top plays in each tier, we will also be highlighting players for a specific site when the pricing or scoring of that site calls for it.

The tiers are as follows:

  1. Top Tier
  2. Mid Tier
  3. Value Tier
  4. GPP Tier

Here we go…

Top Tier

Top Play- Ezekiel Elliott ($8,500 FD; $7,200 DK)

The question on this slate is Elliott or David Johnson. While Johnson has proved to be one of if not the best running back in the NFL this season, I am giving the slight edge to Elliott this week. I love the amount of touches that Elliott is getting right now and the way that he is running. Elliott leads the NFL in rushing yards at 703 despite only playing six games and has also added in five touchdowns which is sixth in the league. He is averaging just shy of 19 FanDuel points per game. The match-up is not the best in the world as the Eagles are a solid defense but that does not bother me as Elliott is by far the most talented back the Eagles have faced this season.

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About Zachariah Qualtieri

Zach is a contributor to Moxyball and Daily Fantasy Cafe. He is a three time winner of a large field GPP and has a 67.8% cash rate in cash games across all sports. He is one of the top ranked analysts across all platforms. He specializes in NBA where he is ranked in the top 200 of all DFS players. When not playing or writing about fantasy sports he enjoys spending time with his 6 year old son.

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