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NFL DFS Week 3: Locks, Values, and the #CrackUm Player of the Week

Is your DFS team ready for NFL's Week Three action?
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Week three is officially here! This week will be a very interesting week due to all the major injuries already this season. Lineups will now have to be a little more wide spread, making for some fun and different results. Good luck this weekend and enjoy some football!


Denver Broncos quarterback Jeff Driskel (9) throws while warming up before an NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Justin Edmonds)

Photo: AP Photo/Justin Edmonds

Lock: Kyler Murray (FD:$8.4K/DK:$6.8K) – Murray is a quarterback that is simply on fire. This week he is facing a defense that was absolutely burned last week against the Packers. It is a recipe for success, so be sure to lock this player in.

Value: Jeff Driskel (FD:$6.5K/DK:$5.3K) – This should be an easy value pick this week. He was able to produce over 3X value last week against a top tier defense in the Steelers. He seems to have solid chemistry with some of the younger talent on the Broncos as well, meaning I'd watch out for Jerry Juedy and Noah Fant this week too.

Running Back

Jan 5, 2019; Arlington, TX, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Chris Carson (32) runs the ball in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys in a NFC Wild Card playoff football game at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Photo: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

Lock: Chris Carson (FD:$7.7K/DK:$6.6K) – Everyone seems to want to focus on Lockett and Metcalf, only to forget about Carson who is a 'do it all' running back. The only thing he hasn't done yet this season is run for a touchdown. This week, expect that to change when the Seahawks take on the Cowboys.

Value: Antonio Gibson (FD:$5.5K/DK:$4.7K) – It seems as if the Washington Football team is going to be trending in the same direction as their rookie running back. His price is still too low for a starting player on any team, but Washington is actually better than people have expected so far this season. He will see an increased workload as well this week, only making his value that much easier to hit on.

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Wide Receiver

Photo: Dallas Cowboys

Photo: Dallas Cowboys

Lock: Adam Thielen (FD:$7.2K/DK:$6.9K) – The Vikings are falling apart, but they could still turn it on at any point. Currently, he is the only true threat at wide receiver for the Vikings and this week will be no different. They could be battling from behind against a tough Titans team, so expect Thielen to see his fair share of targets.

Value: CeeDee Lamb (FD:$5.6K/DK:$5.4K) – Normally this spot would be for Michael Gallup, but he seems to have fallen behind in the offense for now. The rookie has started off the season being a very useful option, hauling in 11 total receptions. This week expect the same amount of work in what should be an all out battle against the Seahawks.

Tight End

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 20: Darren Waller #83 of the Oakland Raiders stiff arms Adrian Amos #31 of the Green Bay Packers in the second half at Lambeau Field on October 20, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images)

Photo: Quinn Harris/Getty Images

Lock: Darren Waller (FD:$6.6K/DK:$5.7K) – It seems that his 2019 season was no joke, Waller is here to stay. The Raiders will be without rookie wide receiver Henry Ruggs, so expect Waller to continue to get plenty of targets all around the field.

Value: Hunter Henry (FD:$6.0K/DK:$4.8K) – Justin Herbert is starting for the Chargers for the foreseeable future. What better friend for a rookie quarterback than his tight end? He was targeted eight times with Herbert starting last week, but failed to find the end zone for the second week in a row. That will finally change in this weekend's game.

#CrackUm Player Of The Week

Chicago Bears' Allen Robinson (12) celebrates a touchdown reception during the first half of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Photo: AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast

Allen Robinson (FD:$6.9K/DK:$6.2K) – The Bears starting wide receiver has seemed to be struggling the first two weeks of the season. But, what better time to turn it around than against a Falcons team that lets up so many points every week? The major thing that scares people away from Robinson is the quarterback throwing to him. Don't let that scare you this week. There will be plenty of points to go around and Robinson will return to star form against the Falcons.