Week 2 DFS Locks of the Week: Get excited for Alshon Jeffery

The Bears WR is one of the top DFS plays this week, says Mike Tagliere. He has seven guys who should be in as many lineups as possible.

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Week 2 DFS Locks of the Week: Get excited for Alshon Jeffery


There was a bit of an injury bug that bit our locks last week, when Russell Wilson was stepped on by Ndamukong Suh and then Sammy Watkins had some issues with his foot, which he thought he re-broke.

But injuries aside, there were plenty of points within our locks, as we had the top two running backs in all of fantasy football in there with Spencer Ware and DeAngelo Williams. And then Matthew Stafford (our No. 1 quarterback in the “locks”) finished with 340 yards passing, to go along with three touchdowns.

So now we head to Week 2. Let’s get into the players who need to be in all of your DFS lineups. Keep in mind that in we are trying to spend as little as money as possible, but leaving no risk with these players, outside of injury, of course.

Quarterbacks

Eli Manning, New York Giants (vs. Saints)

Do you remember the highest-scoring game from 2015? It was a fantasy extravaganza where the Saints and Giants combined for 101 points. That game was in New Orleans, where Drew Brees typically lights up the scoreboard. This week, the game will take place in New York.

You don’t need me to tell you that the Saints defense is bad, but it may have actually gotten worse than last year. The Saints tried to help their pass rush by drafting defensive lineman Sheldon Rankins, but he suffered a broken fibula in practice. They cut Keenan Lewis, one of their starting cornerbacks from last year, and most recently, lost their No. 1 cornerback Delvin Breaux to a broken fibula. If there is one team competing with the Colts for worst secondary, it’s the Saints.

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Mike Tagliere is a Lead Writer for PFF Fantasy. He's ranked as a top-six fantasy football expert twice over the last four years by FantasyPros.com.

  • Fred

    I’m still running into issues where I can only see part of the articles. I logged in to be able to read this article and don’t get beyond Eli, any advice?

    • Dean Gray

      Same here , bs

  • Udjets

    Same issue as Fred

  • Ke Sa

    had this issue last year as well, seriously guys