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NFL Depth Charts, Inactives & Starting Lineups

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The Importance of NFL Depth Charts for 2020

Looking for an edge on your opponents, or the house? The Awesemo NFL starting lineups page is a fantastic place to start. We’ve got everything you need for your betting decisions, fantasy football matchups and NFL DFS lineups, including the latest player news, inactives, injury reports, depth charts, spreads, totals, and more, for every single game from the NFL week ahead. 

The Awesemo NFL depth chart for 2020

What’s different about the Awesemo NFL depth chart? Well these are the same depth charts that Alex ‘Awesemo’ Baker, the world’s #1 daily fantasy football player  has helped create. He’s used these depth charts as a tool to help him take down over $7 million in daily fantasy football profits over the course of his career.

NFL News

Need to know the latest information on questionable player? Our NFL starting lineups page has clickable player write-ups from the latest news sources that allow you to see how likely a player is to play or sit out, as well as who their likely replacement is, based off the starting lineup and depth chart. We will also list every confirmed inactive as they are announced before game times. For further analysis on NFL betting, fantasy football and NFL DFS, make sure to check out our NFL home page.

2020 NFL Depth Charts: Injuries and Inactives

The NFL starting lineups page gives you every single Questionable, Doubtful or Out player on NFL injury reports and then moves them to the inactives chart once then they have been confirmed out, roughly 90 minutes before kickoff. For further analysis on NFL injuries and starting lineups, you can check out our NFL Injuries Tracker.

NFL Weather

Our up-to-date weather information allows you to check the latest forecast and make your bets or adjust your fantasy football lineups accordingly. If there’s some bad weather on the horizon – check in before you set your lineups or place your bets.

Importance of 2020 NFL Depth Charts for Betting

NFL Point Spreads + Moneylines

Using the NFL starting lineups page in conjunction with the OddsShopper tool (shopping for odds is the easiest way to become a profitable bettor!), can give you an idea where the action is headed and which games you should be betting on. We’ll regularly update our aggregated NFL point spreads, so check back, or find up to the minute lines on OddsShopper.

Player Props

One of the best ways to beat the house is to find the latest information. If there’s news that a player will get a limited workload (or vice versa), you’ll find it here in our player card write-ups and then head on over to your favorite sportsbook and make the right bet before the lines change.

NFL Over/Under

The latest aggregated over/under totals from major sports books for every matchup from the NFL week ahead. 

Team Totals

The latest aggregated team totals from major sports books. These are a great resource when deciding who to roster on your NFL DFS or fantasy football lineups. 

Importance of NFL Depth Charts for Daily Fantasy in 2020

NFL depth charts are an important tool for your daily fantasy football lineups. By identifying a team’s starting lineup as well as their late breaking inactives, you can gain an edge by determining where the volume will go. Alex ‘Awesemo’ Baker, the world’s #1 daily fantasy sports player often gives fantasy projection bumps to players who enter the starting lineup from the bench. As well our latest news section gives you information on possible running backs by committee and time shares. By identifying RB time shares, you can adjust your lineups accordingly.

Snap Count Differences: Starters and Bench Players

NFL depth charts correlate strongly with snap counts – despite the fact that there may be some grey area with third and fourth wide receivers, passing down backs and running backs by committee. It’s important to stay up on the latest news and the latest NFL depth charts in order to have the latest information for your fantasy football lineups.

What are the limitations of NFL depth charts?

Not all teams fit into the mould of having the exact same starting positions on the field. For example, the 2018 and 2019 LA Rams made 11-personnel (three wide receiver sets) their base formation. That means that a WR3 on the LA Rams was far more valuable to your NFL DFS and fantasy football lineups, than a WR3 on another team (Robert Woods, Brandin Cooks, Cooper Kupp). The Philadelphia Eagles are another example of a team that has run an unconventional offence of late, opting for a great deal of 12-personnel (two TE sets) in their formations. Both Dallas Goedert and Zach Ertz might have fantasy value, despite the  important to check out all the information available to you on Awesemo.com.

FAQs on Depth Charts

What is an NFL depth chart?

An NFL depth chart displays all the starting lineups and backups at each position for an NFL.

Are your NFL depth charts updated for 2020?

Yes. We continue to update our depth charts throughout the year.

Are your NFL depth charts updated for each week of the season?

Yes we update our NFL depth charts on a daily basis, and our news snippets as it happens.

Why are NFL depth charts important?

They allow you to see who is starting, who is benched, and who is inactive. This can help with any bets you might want to make or fantasy football contests you might want to enter.

Are NFL depth charts reliable?

For the most part – yes. They do a great job of telling us who the likely starters on a team are, and as such, who will get the most snaps and highest volume in a game. 

How many starters are there on an NFL depth chart?

There are 11 starters on both offence and defence. For fantasy football purposes, there are six key players you need to focus on, besides the offensive lineman. Most teams will have one quarterback (QB), 1-2 running backs (RB), 2-4 wide receivers (WRs) and 1-2 tight ends (TEs) on the the field at any time.

How often do NFL depth charts change

They change any time there is new news to report, or a team’s website updates their starting lineup. They may change if a player gets injured, or if a player loses is starting job to another player – say when Tua Tagovaloia took over for Ryan Fitzpatrick earlier in the 2020 season.

When do NFL depth charts come out?

Depth charts are updated on a daily basis throughout the week. The most important, final depth charts come out around 90 minutes to two hours before kickoff.

—Alex "Awesemo" Baker

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Alex Baker has been playing daily fantasy professionally since 2015 under the handle Awesemo. Working his way up from the smallest stakes, he has been the #1 overall ranked player in DFS since 2017 on the strength of his predictive models for sports. As the competition has gotten more sophisticated, Alex has used game theory to build a winning strategy combining his fantasy and ownership projections. To this day, he still participates in almost every DFS tournament available.

 

 

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