We can be looser with the WR spots in our lineups, showing profit with lower-owned plays (vs. RBs) and cheaper salaries (vs. RBs). You can read more about that in this Winning Milly Maker Trends article. Still, volume is what we’re looking for – even at the cheap end.
Each week, I’ll discuss my favorite main slate wideouts at $5000 or cheaper on DraftKings and $6000 or cheaper on Fanduel. All of these players project for at least five targets in our projections.
Be sure to consult our Projections, Top Plays (released Friday night) and Silva’s Matchups for more context on these players as a whole.
DRAFTKINGS UNDER $5000 AND FANDUEL UNDER $6000
1. Diontae Johnson, PIT vs. DEN: $4500 DK, $5800 FD
Johnson was grossly underpriced on DraftKings for Monday’s 2-game slate and the Week 2 salaries were released before he garnered 10 targets for a 31% share against the Giants. Johnson tied for the WR-lead in snaps as the primary outside man opposite a rotation of James Washington/Chase Claypool. Now Johnson is