DFS 101: The Beginner’s Guide to Pick’Em on DraftKings
Rejoice! Pick’Em is back! For the one person reading this, that remembers Pick’Em from back in the DraftStreet days, high five! For the rest of you wondering what in the world I’m talking about, first, you all get high fives too. And second, this article was created to give you a rundown of how to play and what to expect. Let’s get to it:
First of all, in order to find Pick’Em contests, just look under the Style tab on the DraftKings homepage:
Once you’re in, you’ll see eight tabs labeled T1 through T8. These are your tiers. The tiers will be made up of all kinds of different positions. Some can be all QBs:
And other tiers can contain combinations of RBs, WRs, and TEs:
You’ll quickly find the decisions you’ll have to make are not easy. That’s because you’re only allowed to pick one player from each tier. Once you have done just that, your lineup of eight players will be complete.
Then just hit enter, submit your lineup, and root for your players on game day. And keep an eye out for my weekly breakdown of every tier. My thoughts on Week 1 are dropping soon!