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Fantasy Football: Rostership report and pivot plays from the highest-owned DFS targets in Week 8

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We are nearing the halfway point of the 2021 fantasy football season. Trends are becoming clear, but so is confidence in the chalk plays each week in DFS. Using PFF metrics, we can exploit the projected rostership numbers to identify value for DFS lineups. 

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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 crucial to winning large-field tournaments. 

DraftKings Top 20 Players in Projected Rostership

Player Team OPP POS Salary Rostership%
Austin Ekeler LAC NE RB 7900 22.40%
Derrick Henry TEN IND RB 8900 18.92%
Brandin Cooks HOU LAR WR 5700 17.75%
Stefon Diggs BUF MIA WR 8100 17.69%
Josh Allen BUF MIA QB 8100 16.84%
D'Andre Swift DET PHI RB 7100 16.06%
Darrell Henderson Jr. LAR HOU RB 6500 15.46%
Cooper Kupp LAR HOU WR 9000 15.35%
Tom Brady TB NO QB 7400 11.76%
Ja'Marr Chase CIN NYJ WR 7500 11.74%
Keenan Allen LAC NE WR 6500 10.87%
Mike Evans TB NO WR 7000 10.87%
Mike Williams LAC NE WR 7700 10.87%
Najee Harris PIT CLE RB 7500 10.58%
Calvin Ridley ATL CAR WR 6600 10.37%
A.J. Brown TEN IND WR 6900 10.10%
Jalen Hurts PHI DET QB 7200 10.01%
Matthew Stafford LAR HOU QB 7600 9.71%
Elijah Mitchell SF CHI RB 5400 9.64%
Jonathan Taylor IND TEN RB 7200 9.28%
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FanDuel Top 20 Players in Projected Rostership

Player Team OPP POS Salary Rostership%
Austin Ekeler LAC NE RB 8700 26.03%
Stefon Diggs BUF MIA WR 7300 21.37%
Derrick Henry TEN IND RB 10500 20.30%
Josh Allen BUF MIA QB 8800 18.10%
Brandin Cooks HOU LAR WR 6000 17.73%
Darrell Henderson Jr. LAR HOU RB 7700 17.49%
D'Andre Swift DET PHI RB 7900 17.34%
Cooper Kupp LAR HOU WR 9200 16.44%
Mike Williams LAC NE WR 7600 12.02%
Ja'Marr Chase CIN NYJ WR 8200 11.91%
Alvin Kamara NO TB RB 8400 11.82%
Elijah Mitchell SF CHI RB 5800 11.80%
Tom Brady TB NO QB 8300 11.54%
Mike Evans TB NO WR 7500 11.07%
Najee Harris PIT CLE RB 9000 10.88%
Keenan Allen LAC NE WR 6900 10.88%
Calvin Ridley ATL CAR WR 7000 10.69%
Matthew Stafford LAR HOU QB 8200 10.38%
Jonathan Taylor IND TEN RB 8500 10.36%
A.J. Brown TEN IND WR 7600 10.29%

Pivot Plays for Week 8

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