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2023 NFL Week 4 DFS Top Plays

Every week, our DFS team releases their favorite plays for the main slate on DraftKings. These plays will be geared towards the DraftKings’ Milly Maker tournament. 

Chalk plays are guys we expect to have high rostership. They will be popular in our competitors’ lineups. Playing chalk in DFS is fine; however, you will want pieces of your lineup to be an outlier play to separate yourself from the field. 

If 50 percent of your opponents start Christian McCaffrey in the running back slot, and he gives you only 12 fantasy points, the 50 percent of lineups without the expensive landmine of McCaffrey get an immediate boost.

An outlier player is someone who is not popular — usually around five percent or fewer lineups will have this type of player. If only three percent of the field plays Darius Slayton in a wide receiver slot, and he scores 18 points, then you have an edge on about 97 percent of the field with Slayton. 

A value is any cheap player we expect to have a solid game. These players are usually relatively popular but help you play the studs. A textbook value example would be a moderately popular TE for $2,700 that scores 11 fantasy points.

A ceiling play type will be expected to produce one of their highest outputs in the given matchup. An example is Ja’Marr Chase; at more than $8,000 in salary, we want to play Chase in the games where his output is north of 25 or 30 DraftKings points, not when he will score 18.

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Top Week 4 DFS Plays


Name Price Expected Rostership Play Type
Justin Herbert $7,800 Medium Ceiling
Anthony Richardson $6,700 Medium Ceiling
Russell Wilson $5,800 High Chalk Value
Matthew Stafford $5,700 Medium Value
Bryce Young $5,200 Low Outlier Value
Aidan O'Connell $4,000 Medium  Value

Running Backs

Name Price Expected Rostership Play Type
Christian McCaffrey $9,200 Medium Ceiling
Josh Jacobs $7,100 Medium Ceiling
Derrick Henry $7,000 Low Ceiling
James Cook $6,300 Medium Value
Alvin Kamara $6,100 Low Outlier
D’Andre Swift $5,700 Medium Value
Joshua Kelley $5,300 Medium Value

Wide Receivers

Name Price Expected Rostership Play Type
Justin Jefferson $9,600 Low Ceiling
Davante Adams $8,000 High Chalk
Keenan Allen $7,900 High Chalk
Puka Nacua $6,700 High Chalk
Jerry Jeudy $6,600 Low Outlier
Tutu Atwell $5,500 Medium Value
Courtland Sutton $5,300 Medium Value
Adam Thielen $4,500 High Chalk Value
Joshua Palmer $4,000 High Value
Marvin Mims Jr. $3,900 Low Outlier

Tight Ends

Name Price Expected Rostership Play Type
Mark Andrews $5,400 Medium Value
George Kittle $5,100 Low Outlier
Pat Freiermuth $3,400 High Chalk Value
Logan Thomas $3,100 Low Outlier


Name Price Expected Rostership Play Type
Eagles $4,100 High Chalk
Patriots $3,000 Low Outlier
Browns $2,800 High Chalk

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