DraftKings Tiers – Week 18 Core Plays

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Have you ever played the Tiers contests on DraftKings? If not, could I interest you in a game that you don’t have to worry about salaries or defenses? You literally just need to pick the highest-scoring player in each tier. Ah, but it’s not that easy! The Tiers format has its own strategies and nuances. I covered 3 reasons to play the Tiers game and 5 strategies to have an edge on the field in the very first Tiers for Fears on the Mayo Media Network.

Let’s take a look at Week 18 on DraftKings Tiers!



-I play about 20 Tiers lineups per week. So when I mention “sprinkle”, I’m probably just playing them a couple of times.  Then I try to rotate through the rest of my favorite and core players.

The Tiers Simulator is BACK! I loaded up my favorite plays for Week 17 and the Tiers simulator will give you different lineup suggestions to help you start building Tiers lineups.

-NO Tiers for Fears this again this week…crazy catching up after the new year. I’ll be back next week with a new Tiers for Fears episode on the Fanspeak Network!

-Week 18 is the information slate, so pay attention to news leading up to lock on Sunday. It’s almost like a preseason slate. Most of my sprinkles or fades will be due to concerns about playing time.




Favorite:  Josh Allen
Other Core: Joe Burrow


Favorite:  Ja’Marr Chase
Other Core:  Tyreek Hill
Fade:  Christian McCaffery, Austin Ekeler, Justin Jefferson
(pay attention to the news Sunday – seems like all three of these players may not play a full game)


Favorite: Stefon Diggs
Other Core:  Tee Higgins, AJ Brown, CeeDee Lamb


Favorite:  Kenneth Walker
Other Core:  DeVonta Smith, Nick Chubb



Favorite:  Russell Wilson
Other Core:  Geno Smith, Deshaun Watson
Fade:  Kirk Cousins, Mike White, Brock Purdy



Favorite:  DK Metcalf
Fade: Keenan Allen, Brandin Aiyuk



Favorite: Chris Olave
Other Core: DJ Moore, Garrett Wilson, Raheem Mostert
Fade:  Michael Pittman Jr.

Use Fanspeak’s Tiers Simulator for Week 18 DraftKings’ Tiers contests!

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