We had some pretty solid plays last week at the running back position. To sum it up we were on Le’Veon Bell with 24.4 fantasy points and Jordon Howard with 28.3 fantasy points. We’re going to get after it again this week so make sure these guys are in your Draftkings lineups.
Remember to enter DraftKings $1.25 million “Play Action” and take home $50k from just a $3 buy-in. Here are our top plays for DraftKings this week at running back. Let’s get after it.
*Just to note, we will not be including Thursday night players in this write-up.
Top DraftKings high-priced plays ($7,000-plus)
Le’Veon Bell, Pittsburg Steelers ($7,900)
Once again Le’Veon Bell leads the way for our top running back play this week. But how can you not keep playing this dude, just look at his numbers so far in two games this season:
What stands out to me is not only the total touches Bell is getting on the ground and in the air, but also the fact that he has not scored a touchdown yet! Just imagine the week he will have when he reaches the end zone multiple times. This week could be that week as he and the Steelers travel to Miami and take on the Dolphins. I see a huge week ahead for Bell and I will we paying up to get him in my lineups.
Top DraftKings mid-priced plays ($5,000-$6,900)
LeSean McCoy, Buffalo Bills ($6,900)
If you are looking for a safe, consistent running back to plug into your lineups, look no further than Shady McCoy. The last three weeks, McCoy has put up fantasy totals of 29.6, 22.8, 20.8 respectively while his price is still under $7k. He provides great value at his price and can easily have a monster game against the San Fransisco 49ers this week. The 49ers rank 25th overall in fantasy points given up to opposing teams running backs so far this season.
Top DraftKings low-priced plays ($4,900-under)
Bobby Rainey, New York Giants ($3,300)
The value play of the week at running back is Bobby Rainey of the Giants. The last two weeks he has put up 13 fantasy points in limited action. If Rainey can find the end zone just once and keep this same production he will destroy his value compared to his salary. So if you need a cheap punt play at running back, Rainey is your man in week 6.