On DraftKings, picking between the QB options can be tough. A lot of the pricing is closer together than other positions, so it’s difficult to identify the value and best options at the position. Still, we’re going to give it a shot heading into Week 15. Here we’ll identify the best and worst value options at QB for DraftKings’ main 13-game slate.
BEST: Baker Mayfield (CLE) — $6,400
Any time a QB is going up against the Arizona Cardinals, they are going to be worth rostering. Mayfield is the latest to take on Zona and I think Baker can bounce back inside the dome on the road. The Cards are dead last in passing yards allowed per game (294.2) and they’ve allowed QBs to throw for 32 TDs and just six INTs. This price is reasonable and I think Mayfield is a decent cash game target in Week 15.
WORST: Ryan Tannehill (TEN) — $6,500
Can you imagine playing Tannehill at this price? Me neither. I don’t care if the Houston Texans just got picked apart by Drew Lock, I just can’t justify paying this much for Tannehill. I’d imagine Derrick Henry will get a lot of work vs. the Texans to allow the Titans to control the clock. Tannehill maybe has viability in GPPs, but I think there are better options in this price range. Just look at the guy above.
BEST: Eli Manning (NYG) — $5,200
Am I crazy for liking Eli at home vs. the Miami Dolphins? I don’t think so. Manning is back starting for the Giants with rookie Daniel Jones injured. Ignore the game vs. the Eagles and let’s focus on the matchup vs. the Dolphins. I think Eli will be able to lean on Saquan Barkley and hopefully he can return value on the salary with a dump-off for a long gain or a TD. We really don’t need Eli to do too much to reach value, plus his ownership will be low.
WORST: Dak Prescott (DAL) — $6,300
This worries me a bit, but the Cowboys are kind of a mess right now. The Rams just knocked off the Seahawks at home and are fighting for a wild card spot in the NFC. Dallas doesn’t appear to care about the NFC East division title. Prescott has a high ceiling, but I think the Rams’ pass rush will give him issues and we could see more Ezekiel Elliott to control the clock. The other argument is, again, there are better options in this price range. Why not pay $100 more for Baker?