DraftKings Picks Week 11: NFL DFS lineup advice for cash games

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The Seahawks, Packers, and even the Giants have reliably produced interesting NFL DFS cash plays over the first 10 weeks, but they join the Titans on bye in Week 11. The Chiefs and Chargers both ditch this slate by playing Monday night, and Matthew Stafford's injury could derail the Lions-Cowboys fantasy bonanza. But we'll make do with our Week 11 DraftKings cash lineup picks.

Last Sunday's cash lineup rode Daniel Jones and Darius Slayton into contention, but made it a sweat by featuring Jaylen Samuels in the FLEX when I should've stayed with Christian Kirk and not moved off to save cap. This week's lineup will spend more at receiver than in that build, while likewise going with three RBs.

WEEK 11 NON-PPR RANKINGS:
Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | Kicker

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DraftKings Week 11 Picks: NFL DFS cash lineup

Playing under a $50K salary cap for Sunday afternoon ET contests.

QB Deshaun Watson, Texans @ Ravens ($6,800). I like Watson's floor more than Drew Brees at $6,900, especially after last week's meltdown by Brees and the rushing floor of Watson. Watson has averaged 6.8 carries and 40.8 yards over the past five games, including two touchdowns. This also saves $900 off Lamar Jackson.

RB Josh Jacobs, Raiders vs. Bengals, ($6,900). The featured back on a double-digit favorite is going sub-$7K. You have my attention. Game script sensitivity can be a worry when it comes to Jacobs' usage, but he did see an uptick at five targets in the last outing.

WEEK 11 PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end

RB Joe Mixon, Bengals @ Raiders ($5,500). Zac Taylor has gone militantly ground-and-pound with rookie Ryan Finley at quarterback, as Mixon saw 30 carries during the Bengals' rout at the hands of Baltimore. An $800 price bump still gets us $7K-type volume at a much-lower price.

WR John Brown, Bills @ Dolphins ($6,400). Miami's actually shown to be feisty enough not to kill opposing pass volume, making Brown's floor-ceiling combo intriguing at mid-tier cost. Brown ranks fifth among receivers in air yards and eighth in targets since Week 8.

WR D.J. Moore, Panthers vs. Falcons ($5,900). Moore ranks right behind Brown in air yards over the past three weeks, and he trails only Mike Evans in targets over that span among receivers on this DK main slate.

WEEK 11 DFS LINEUPS:
Y! cash | Y! GPP | DK GPP | FD cash | FD GPP

WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons @ Panthers ($5,500). As with last week's Darius Slayton play, we're counting on target displacement helping Ridley here. Mohamed Sanu's market share nearly equaled Ridley's when dealt, and since then he's seen Matt Schaub at QB or positive game script as in Week 10. An Austin Hooper absence would only bolster the target projection.

TE Zach Ertz, Eagles vs. Patriots ($5,000). The Pats aren't a funnel-TE defense, but their top DK ranking against WR shows this defense incentivizes alternative ways to target pass-catchers. Philly made a point of pulling the focal point of their pass offense back toward Ertz with 11 targets last outing.

MORE WEEK 11:
Waiver wire | FAAB planner | Trade values | Snap counts | Fantasy playoff SOS

FLEX Brian Hill , Falcons @ Panthers ($4,800). Monitor Devonta Freeman's foot sprain, as he ceded nearly all the backfield work to Brian Hill after exiting. Carolina also allows the fourth-most DK points to running backs.

MORE WEEK 11 DFS: Values | Stacks | Lineup Builder

D/ST Saints @ Buccaneers ($2,900). We ran Cardinals at $2,200 last week to collect on any Jameis Winston sacks or turnovers, to the tune of 5x value. The $700 price bump from a lower-end defense to one of the league's very best just seems modest.

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