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Our NFL DFS Daily Fantasy home page features our FREE NFL articles, premium rankings, projections & Data for DraftKings, FanDuel & MORE!

To meet everyone’s NFL DFS needs, we put out a ton of content each and every day. From the world’s #1 ranked player’s rankings and ownership projections, to articles and cheat sheets detailing our experts’ favorite picks and pivots, to videos giving you access to the most up-to-date late breaking news and lineup advice in the minutes before lock, and so much more.

Given the abundance of content, we realize it can be overwhelming to navigate the site and make sense of it all. That’s where this content schedule comes in.

Below is a brief description and link to each piece of content, including whether it’s free or premium (each is posted/streamed daily unless otherwise indicated):

NFL DFS Articles

Monday

The NFL DFS First Look (FREE): Nolan Kelly provides a quick look at the DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo and FantasyDraft pricing, as soon as it comes out and gives out some early takes and first impressions for the coming Sunday slate.

NFL Prime Time Monday Night Showdown (FREE): EMac breaks down the Monday Showdown slate, highlighting matchups, player rankings, lineup construction and breaking information for all your showdown slate needs on DraftKings and FanDuel.

Working the Waiver (FREE): Dave Loughran gives out his top waiver wire pickups and rankings for season long fantasy football, including how much you should spend on the week’s top options for your fantasy football teams.

Tuesday

NFL DFS Cheatsheets (FREE): We reveal some top plays using Awesemo’s grades and values for DraftKings, FanDuel, Yahoo and FantasyDraft. Updated on Saturdays with any news throughout the week.

The Slant and Go (FREE): Chris Spags goes through every game on the NFL main slate and provides bullet-pointed thoughts for a quick read up on the interesting players and pivots among the most popular options expected.

Wednesday

From the Slot (FREE): Nolan Kelly delves into Awesemo’s Grades and Values, giving out a sneak peek for non-premium members, as well as some contrarian stack and low-owned GPP fliers for your tournament lineups.

FantasyDraft Weekly (FREE): FantasyDraft has a new monthly plan option out, to help you cut down on those rakes. We like it. In this new column, we look at how Awesemo’s projections are looking on FantasyDraft, and what some of the top options are.

Thursday

The Awesemo Matchups article with Adam Pfeifer (FREE): Adam Pfiefer provides comprehensive analysis of every single matchup and every single game on the Sunday slate, looking into defensive matchups

NFL Prime Time Thursday Night Showdown (FREE): EMac breaks down the Thursday Showdown slate, highlighting matchups, player rankings, lineup construction and breaking information for all your showdown slate needs on DraftKings and FanDuel.

The Pivot (Premium): Loughy looks at the chalk plays on major DFS sites and argues whether you should roster them in your DFS lineups, or pivot to lesser owned players.

Chris Randone’s Likes and Dislikes (FREE): Chris Randone’ favorite and least favorite plays on the Sunday main slate for DraftKings, FanDuel and Yahoo.

Friday

From the Trenches (Premium): We’ve all heard that old adage, the game is won and lost in the trenches. Well NFL DFS is no different. Sam Smith gives out an in-depth look at offensive and defensive line matchups for the coming NFL week, arguing which teams have the best matchups for their run games and pass protection.

The Injuries Article (Premium): Adam Pfeifer looks at all the major injury concerns heading into Sunday and offers advice on who the best options are to fill in for those injured players for your NFL DFS Lineups.

The DraftKings & FanDuel Spotlight (Premium): Ben Rasa goes through his favorite NFL DFS plays of the week by position and highlights a few key questions that need to be considered before building your lineups for the week.

Saturday

Million Dollar Baller (FREE): EMac is back with his Weekly column highlighting his favorite NFL DFS Plays on Yahoo! for their massive contests, including the Million Dollar Baller!

Slack Chat Office Hours (Premium): A weekly transcript of Awesemo’s Premium Slack Chat conversation with our subscribers.

Sunday

NFL Prime Time Sunday Night Showdown (FREE): EMac breaks down the Sunday Showdown slate, highlighting matchups, player rankings, lineup construction and breaking information for all your showdown slate needs on DraftKings and FanDuel.

Podcasts and videos

Monday

The NFL Strategy Show (11 ET): Manny Lora and Dave Loughran recap all of Sunday’s NFL DFS action, while reviewing the winning and losing strategies from the previous slate.

Live Before Lock, Showdown Slate (7:30-8:20 ET): EMac and Nolan are with you as lineup news breaks during the lead up to Monday Night Football showdown slates on DraftKings and FanDuel.

Tuesday

The NFL Strategy Show (11 ET): Sal Vetri and Dave Loughran take a first look at DFS salaries, player projections and highlight top waiver wire targets for the coming week’s NFL action.

Awesemo’s QB rankings with Chris Spags: Chris Spags reviews Awesemo’s rankings for the week ahead and picks out a few quarterback options he likes the most for your lineups.

Wednesday

The NFL Strategy Show (11 ET): Chris Spags and Dave Loughran answer questions, discuss strategies and take a first look at ownership projections for the upcoming NFL slate.

Awesemo’s WR rankings with Chris Spags: Chris Spags takes a look at Awesemo’s rankings for the week ahead and picks out a few options he likes for your lineups.

Thursday

The NFL Strategy Show (11 ET): Sal Vetri and Dave Loughran take a game-by-game approach to break down the upcoming NFL DFS slate, while also discussing top targets and fades for the week.

Awesemo’s RB rankings with Chris Spags: Chris Spags reveals a few players in Awesemo’s rankings for the week ahead and picks out a few running back options he likes for your lineups

Live Before Lock, Showdown Slate (7:30-8:20 ET): Awesemo, Ben Rasa and Nolan Kelly are with you as lineup news breaks in the leadup to Thursday Night Football showdown slates on DraftKings and FanDuel.

Friday

The NFL Strategy Show (11 ET): Manny Lora and Chris Randone discuss their top stacks, strategies and fades for the upcoming NFL slate.

Awesemo’s TE/DST rankings with Chris Spags: Chris Spags takes a look at Awesemo’s rankings for the week ahead and picks out a few options he likes for your lineups.

Saturday

On the Contrary (Friday afternoons or Saturday mornings): Alex ‘Awesemo’ Baker and Chris Spags host a different fantasy football guest each week of the NFL season to give out their contrarian picks and their deepest most shameful thoughts about the week’s NFL slate.

The NFL strategy Show (11 ET): Chris Randone and Sal Vetri talk about the next day’s main slate, wrapping up the entire week and consolidating everything you need to know.

Sunday

The Game Plan (9:45-11 ET): Alex BakerDave Loughran and Ben Rasa do a full game by game breakdown discussing the major questions for the upcoming DFS slate and highlight their favorite players at each position.

Live Before Lock (12 ET-1 ET): Chris Spags and Josh Engleman are with you live as news breaks in the lead-up to lock on Sunday morning. A huge part of DFS success is finding out who’s in and who’s out and how to react when we get late breaking news.

Live Before Lock, Showdown Slate (7:30-8:20 ET): EMac and Eric Vojvodich are with you as lineup news breaks in the lead-up to Sunday Night Football showdown slates on DraftKings and FanDuel.

Data: Fantasy Point and Ownership Projections

NFL Fantasy-Point Projections (Premium) (posted on Tuesdays and updated throughout the week): Our fantasy point projections breaks down every element of a player’s projected performance and synthesizes thousands of data points into one easy to use fantasy-point projection for each player that can be used as a reference for hand-building lineups or plugged into an optimizer to create hundreds of lineups within seconds. The projections page also provides underlying data including each expected targets, Vegas lines, usage rates and much more.

NFL Ownership Projections (Premium) (posted on Wednesday mornings and updated throughout the week): As the competition becomes increasingly sophisticated, it’s not only important to know who the best plays are but also who the best players are that no one else talking about. Ownership projections provide you insight into where the “field” (other players) will land and how you can pivot away from over-owned and target under-owned players and give you the competitive advantage you need to take down large GPPs.

Awesemo’s NFL Rankings (Premium) (posted on Tuesdays and updated throughout the week): The world’s best DFS player releases his letter grade rankings for each and every fantasy-relevant player on the day’s slates. Perfect for hand-building lineups or comparing to your own projections to test for accuracy, these grades are also featured in our Lineup Builder.

Awesemo’s Premium Breakdown (Premium) (updated throughout the week): Alex Awesemo Baker’s weekly NFL stats-based article highlighting his favorite plays and stacks, relative to ownership. Part of success in NFL DFS is know 1) how likely a stack is going to be the highest scoring one on the slate and 2) how much ownership that stack is going to get. That way you know whether a stack is going over or under owned relative to their odds of success.

Tools

NFL Lineup Builder (Premium) (updated in real time): The Lineup Builder is the perfect tool for hand-building lineups. Equipped with Awesemo’s proprietary rankings and ownership projections, as well as Vegas implied totals, matchups and lineup information, this tool aggregates all the information you need to build your best lineup onto a single page. Lineups you build on this page will receive both a GPA based on Awesemo’s rankings and a contrarian percentile ranking for evaluating whether your GPP lineups are too “chalky.”

NFL Fantasy Cruncher optimizer (Premium add-on) (updated in real-time): The most powerful optimizer in DFS, available as an add-on to Awesemo.com premium members, is updated the night before with all of the day’s slates. New feature: if you log in through Awesemo.com, our projections are pre-loaded!

NFL Lineup Study (Premium add-on) (updated post-slate, part of FC PRO): Analyze how the top players are building their lineups to take your game to the next level. Every single DraftKings contest is available to be analyzed to see what the pros are doing!

Slack Chat (Premium): Featuring all of our analysts and the world’s most passionate DFS community: join us in our NFL slack channel where we’re talking strategy and plays (and sometimes sweating lineups) into the late hours of the night.

I've been obsessed with fantasy sports since as long as I can remember. Back in 1993, while seated in the last row of Mr. MacMillan's math class, I'm fairly certain a few buddies of mine and I invented daily fantasy sports -- popping down our fivers and using nothing more than a newspaper box score, we'd make our NHL player picks for the night's action. Twenty years later I started out playing DFS on DraftStreet, when three-max tourneys with 490 people were a big deal, and I've been hooked ever since. More than anything, I'm interested in getting better as a player, and in helping you become a better player. Armed with Awesemo's grades and the projections from our experts, we're here to help you take the next step. You can contact me by emailing support@awesemo.com.

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