Week 14 of the NFL season is here and that means two things: your regular season of fantasy football has ended and DraftKings is starting to heat up.
The Classic Sunday Slate holds 13 games this week. The Seahawks and Rams battle on Sunday night, leaving the talents of Russell Wilson, Chris Carson, Cooper Kupp and Robert Woods off the board.
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Here are some under-the-radar players that can help you win in Week 14.
Ryan Tannehill – QB, TEN
Opponent – Oakland Raiders
Price – $5,800
Tannehill has been the definition of efficient since taking over as the QB for the Titans. Gearing up for a playoff spot, Tannehill and the boys have rattled off three straight victories and look to continue their hot streak on Sunday against the reeling Oakland Raiders.
The Raiders’ defense ranks 20th against opposing QBs and 24th in passing yards allowed per game. They’ve given up 74 points combined in the last two outings and have been on their heels in recent weeks.
Look for Tannehill and the Titans’ offense to be clicking on all cylinders this Sunday.
Austin Ekeler – RB, LAC
Opponent – Jacksonville Jaguars
Price – $6,300
Austin Ekeler has been the most consistent player for the Chargers this season. The Western Colorado product has logged double-digit fantasy points in all, but one week on the year. Ekeler has been getting it done both on the ground and through the air, averaging 20.2 fantasy points per game.
The Chargers travel to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars, who rank 27th against opposing RBs and have gotten torched four games in a row by opposing offenses. Ekeler should be able to take advantage of seeing a plethora of targets out of the backfield and in the screen game.
Jack Doyle – TE, IND
Opponent – Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Price – $4,600
Doyle has been benefiting in recent weeks due to the limited number of pass-catching options for the Colts. Fellow TE, Eric Ebron is on IR along with WR Chester Rogers and All-Pro WR T.Y. Hilton has been limited with a calf injury all season long.
The matchup this week for Doyle and the Colts is a juicy one.
They head to Tampa Bay to take on the Bucs, whose defense ranks 30th against opposing TEs and 31st in passing yards allowed per game. After an 11-target performance in Week 13, I would expect more of the same on Sunday against the Bucs.
Jacoby Brissett should be able to exploit the Bucs by utilizing his sure-handed TE.
Courtland Sutton – WR, DEN
Opponent – Houston Texans
Price – $6,400
In just his 2nd season, Courtland Sutton has emerged as a top receiving option in the NFL. He’s had three different QBs this season and has still managed double-digit fantasy points in all but two games and has averaged 75.5 yards per game.
Sutton has a chance to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark this week against the Houston Texans. The Texans rank 20th against opposing WRs and 28th in passing yards allowed per game. With Sutton averaging 75.5 yards per game, I like his chances for a big performance against a lackluster Houston secondary.
Listen & Learn
For a full rundown of our under-the-radar Week 14 DFS picks, listen to this week’s Sneaky Plays Podcast – Courtland is in Session– on your favorite podcast platform!
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