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DFS: Week 16 Tournament Leverage Plays

Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Cleveland Browns wide receiver Jarvis Landry (80) steps out of the back of the end zone for a safety to end the game against the Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports

Winning a DFS tournament while competing in a field of 100,000 entrants is an outrageous task. The best way to tilt the odds in your favor is to play into the chaos of the NFL week. Profit disproportionately when things don’t go as planned.

Here are three ways to build that kind of leverage into your lineups for Week 16.

Attack the Jets with Jarvis Landry

The Jets have an averaging scoring margin of -14.8, but their opponents still throw on 57.8% of their plays. That’s likely because New York has a top-five-graded run defense and the worst coverage unit in the league. NFL coaches may be leaving some edges on the table, but exploiting the Jets’ glaring weakness has not been one of them this year.

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