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NFL 2022 Week 1 DraftKings Picks, Projections, Values

Pat Mayo goes position-by-position breaking down the Sunday NFL slate, giving his Week 1 DraftKings picks for GPPs.

Pat Mayo and Tyler Tamboline of Run Pure Sports discuss Week 1 DraftKings picks, values, chalk along with different DraftKings strategies and the latest NFL injuries and news. The guys also take questions from the live chat to get you ready for the Week 1 NFL main slate on DraftKings.

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2022 NFL Week 1 DraftKings Picks, Values

*The best points/dollar players across prices ranges


Lamar Jackson $7,300
Joe Burrow $6,400
Daniel Jones $5,000

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Christian McCaffrey $8,500
Alvin Kamara $7,600
Antonio Gibson $5,800
Elijah Mitchell $5,400

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Justin Jefferson $7,800
Tee Higgins. $6,100
Michael Pittman $5,500
A.J. Green $4,600
Randall Cobb $3,400


Kyle Pitts $5,700
Irv Smith Jr. $3,400
Daniel Bellinger $2,500

Week 1 Spread Picks for Every Game


Titans $3,500
Dolphins $2,600
Bears $2,200

NOTE: Picks for Sunday’s main slate only

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Pat Mayo is an award-winning video host and producer of long and short-form content, and the host of The Pat Mayo Experience daily talk show. (Subscribe for video or audio). Mayo (@ThePME) won the 2020 Fantasy Sports Writing Association Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year and Golf Writer of the Year awards, along with the Fantasy Sports Trade Association Best Sports Betting Analyst award, and was a finalist for four FSWA Awards in 2020 (Best Podcast, Best Video, Daily Fantasy Writer of the Year, Golf Writer of the Year). His 21 FSWA nominations lead all writers this decade and are third-most all-time. Mayo has been recognized across multiple sports (Football, Baseball & Golf), mediums (Video, Writing & Podcasting), genre (Humor), and game formats (Daily Fantasy and Traditions Season Long). Beyond sports, Mayo covers everything from entertainment to pop culture to politics. If you have a fantasy question, general inquiry or snarky comment, ship it to Mayo at and the best will be addressed on the show.

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