Every Sunday in the weekly fantasy chats, I get asked about my favorite plays of the week or who is my player pool that weekend for DFS.
This article series covers exactly that.
I will go through the games I am targeting for stacking purposes here as well as the players I am targeting as core plays and tournament plays in other articles.
The idea is that this will paint a clearer picture of framing lineups.
Week 14 DFS Content:
For any who are new here, one of my favorite ways to play DFS from a tournament stance single-to-five-max entry games with 5K or smaller fields.
Both sites even offer these types of games with fewer than 100 entries (albeit at a higher cost of entry) if you want to go after a really small field.
In these contests, my approach is to go with full-game stacks.
You are going to lose a lot of weeks, but if you get the game right, you gain a big advantage. Just cashing in one of these over an 18-week season can make your entire year.
When doing these, I want to aggressively build around games that have a wider range of outcomes.
However, with the reduced number of entries, you can also eat some chalky game stacks because we are going further in the overall game stack than our opponents likely will.
These are the games I am circling for those tournaments in Week 14, but you can also tie these games into your stacks for other tournaments.
You can dig deeper into why I believe these games present some downside in the Worksheet, but we are solely playing for the upside outcome here in these games.
I will have some analysis on the player selections and game writeups, but check out the Week 14 Worksheet for a fully detailed breakdown of the players and games.
BILLS AT CHIEFS
This game has the highest total on the main slate (48.5 points), is in the late window on Sunday afternoon, and carries individual star power, so it will be a popular game stack checking off all of those boxes.
There are avenues for this game to let down given the issues that the Kansas City offense has had.
That said, we have a plethora of ways to build around this game.
Through Josh Allen, we have Stefon Diggs and another spot where Gabe Davis could provide a spike week.
James Cook has also received more opportunities since the coaching shakeup in Buffalo and can be added to Buffalo stacks.
Ancillary options such as Dalton Kincaid and Khalil Shakir carry more volatility with Dawson Knox likely back in this one, so I will be focusing on the core options above.
Rashee Rice and Travis Kelce are the prime bring-back options in this game on the Kansas City side.
With Isiah Pacheco already ruled out, Jerick McKinnon becomes an intriguing option to add to stacks here.