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Fantasy Football: Rostership report and pivot plays from the highest-owned DFS targets in Week 2

Baltimore, Maryland, USA; New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston (2) looks towards the score board during the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Last week's report had some solid hits, so I hope you are coming back for another slice of the pie as we head into Week 2 of the NFL DFS season!

This report helps identify pivot players to target if you are looking to avoid highly rostered players in GPP tournaments. Optimizing cost and rostership percentage is what creates strong yet unique lineups to help rake in that sweet, sweet cash.

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DraftKings Top 20 Players in Projected Ownership

Player Team OPP POS Salary ($) Rostership%
Najee Harris PIT LV RB 6,300 20.3
DeAndre Hopkins ARI MIN WR 8,000 19.2
Stefon Diggs BUF MIA WR 7,700 18
Nick Chubb CLE HOU RB 7,800 16.2
Tyler Lockett SEA TEN WR 7,200 15.9
Austin Ekeler LAC DAL RB 7,300 15.2
Pittsburgh Steelers PIT LV DEF 3,000 14.9
Chris Godwin TB ATL WR 6,600 14.3
Josh Allen BUF MIA QB 7,200 14.3
A.J. Brown TEN SEA WR 6,900 13.7
Alvin Kamara NO CAR RB 8,800 13.7
Darrell Henderson Jr. LAR IND RB 5,700 13
Christian McCaffrey CAR NO RB 9,900 12.7
Dalvin Cook MIN ARI RB 9,100 11.8
Chris Carson SEA TEN RB 6,100 11.7
New Orleans Saints NO CAR DEF 3,100 11.7
DK Metcalf SEA TEN WR 7,600 11.5
Cleveland Browns CLE HOU DEF 3,500 11.4
Justin Herbert LAC DAL QB 6,700 11.3
Ja'Marr Chase CIN CHI WR 5,000 10.8

DraftKings Pivots

QB: JAMEIS WINSTON ($6,100 | 1.8%), New Orleans Saints

Famous Jameis had quite the coming-out party as a Saint last week. The guy who was known as a gunslinger instead showcased precision point passing skills that we haven’t seen in a while. Last week against the Green Bay Packers, he dialed in five passing touchdowns on just 20 passing attempts all game. The rest of the commanding win was in the hands of running backs Alvin Kamara and Tony Jones.

Winston and the ragtag group of Saints receivers head to Carolina to take on the Panthers this week. The Panthers shut the New York Jets down pretty well last week — though the green Jets offense looked a bit mismatched from the get-go.

It’s a no-brainer to expect a more neutral game script this week for the Saints, who had a win probability of 75% or higher for nearly three quarters of the Packers game. Winston’s rostership is lower than most quarterbacks in this price range due to volume but if he increases his pass attempts to at least 30 against the Panthers, he will pay back dividends in a GPP.

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