FanDuel GPP Picks Week 4
Another week is in the books! Let’s take what we’ve learned and try to find some great value picks for your FanDuel GPP lineups. Before I get to the Week 4 picks, Nick’s Week 3 pick of Darren Sproles sure did hit with 6 catches for 128 yards and a TD. I was really excited when my pick, Jamison Crowder, found the end zone for the second straight week. These are the kinds of “dart throw” picks that you will find in this weekly article. So without further ado, here are the dark horses we’re targeting this week.
WR Steve Smith Sr. vs OAK $6,100.00
Steve Smith’s target share has been above 25% in two of three games to begin 2016. It looked like he was getting back in the groove last week, as he saw 11 targets and caught 8 balls for 87 yards. He should be able to keep the momentum going as he has a phenomenal matchup this week against a Raiders defense allowing the most pass yards in the NFL so far this season.
-Ben Cummins, @BenCumminsFF
RB Duke Johnson Jr. @ WAS $5,400.00
We saw it in Week 3 and I believe this trend will continue until Josh McCown returns, but with the rookie Cody Kessler and Terrelle Pryor throwing the football around, Duke was able to grab 5 catches on top of his 10 carries on Sunday. Expect more of this in the coming weeks, and with the discount price for him he could be a great asset on your budget and results come Week 4.
-Brandon Sanders, @brandontsanders
TE Hunter Henry vs NO $4,500.00
Last week, Henry caught all 5 of his targets for 76 yards. Now, Antonio Gates figures to miss at least another week. So for the minimum cost you get a starting TE for a Chargers offense that draws the Saints at home. Over/Under for this game is an astronomical 53.5. What’s not to love?
-Keaton Denlay, @keatondenlay
WR Cole Beasley at SF $5,200
Surprisingly one of the most consistent fantasy players this season, Beasley has quickly become rookie Dak Prescott’s favorite receiver. Beasley leads the team in targets, receptions, and receiving yards. Averaging just over 8 targets and 70 receiving yards a game, he has a high floor with a great chance to score this Week against the San Francisco 49ers. They shut out the Los Angeles Rams at home, but then proceeded to allow 84 points in the next two road games. As long as Prescott is under center for the Cowboys, Beasley will get production. He was my pick even before the news came out that Dez Bryant would be Out for Week 4. And no, as much as he may look like him, he was not Steve the Pirate in the movie Dodgeball.
-Nick Martinez-Esquibel, @THENickMartinez
WR Ted Ginn Jr. @ATL $5,900
I expect number 19 to have his name called on early and often this weekend when the Panthers take on their divisional opponents the Atlanta Falcons in a game that they really need to win. It’s likely that they will need to generate some points through the air and on some more gadgety plays in the absence of Jonathan Stewart. Ted Ginn remains one of the fastest players in the league and the Panthers showed last year that they will lean on him to make big plays when necessary. While the Falcons don’t have the kind of pass rush prowess that the Vikings brought to Charlotte last week, they do have an elite corner in Desmond Trufant who I expect to shadow Kelvin Benjamin. Ginn had 7 targets in Week 3, which is more than he had in the first 2 weeks combined.
-Travis Strickland, @DFF_Travis