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Fantasy Football QB-WR Stacks Today: Top DraftKings NFL DFS Quarterback-Wide Receiver Picks for Week 15

Mike Barner gives his top QB and WR stacks to consider for Week 15’s main DraftKings fantasy football slate.

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While there are no more bye weeks, the NFL will play three Saturday games during Week 15. Still, we have a bevy of options to choose from for the main Sunday slate. Let’s dig into the matchups and highlight some of the best quarterback-wide receiver stacks.

The reasoning behind stacking a quarterback with his wide receiver is that both players benefit from each completion, doubling the value of that play for your DraftKings fantasy football lineup.

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4. Sam Howell ($6,300), Terry McLaurin ($5,600), Washington Commanders at Los Angeles Rams

The Commanders come into this matchup well-rested after having their bye in Week 14. Before the bye, Howell had his worst performance of the season with just 127 passing yards, no touchdowns and one interception against the Dolphins. McLaurin was only targeted three times in that matchup and he failed to haul in any of them. It was the continuation of a disappointing season in which he has just 60 receptions for 694 yards and two touchdowns.

Even with how down things looked for the Commanders two weeks ago, this is an interesting duo to consider stacking in tournament play. Howell has been throwing a ton, which has helped him record at least 290 passing yards in a game seven times. He also has three games with at least three touchdown passes. The Commanders have given up an average of 30.4 points per game, so expect their offense to need to throw a lot again to try and keep pace with the Rams. After just the second game of his career without a catch, expect McLaurin to be more involved, as well.

3. Brock Purdy ($6,800), Deebo Samuel ($7,700), San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals

Purdy continues to churn out monster stat lines and the 49ers continue to win, which has put him in the MVP debate. Since the 49ers had their bye in Week 9, Purdy has thrown for 1,520 yards and 13 touchdowns over five games. Samuel has been benefiting from Purdy’s stellar play, including the last two weeks in which he had a total of 11 receptions for 265 yards. Over the aforementioned five-game heater for Purdy, Samuel has three receiving touchdowns and four rushing scores.

Trying to slow the 49ers down this week will be the Cardinals, who have allowed the third-most points per game in the league. They have also given up 9.28 yards per target to wide receivers, which is the second-highest mark in the league. Don’t expect them to be able to stop Purdy and Samuel.

2. Matthew Stafford ($6,000), Cooper Kupp ($7,800), Los Angeles Rams vs. Washington Commanders

Over the last two weeks, Stafford has faced two of the better defenses in the league in the Browns and Ravens. The results couldn’t have been much better for him. After throwing for 279 yards and three touchdowns against the Browns, he finished with 294 passing yards and three more touchdowns against the Ravens. Over his last three games, he has thrown a total of 10 touchdown passes. Kupp caught two of those scores and finally got back on track in the yardage department last week, posting eight receptions for 115 yards.

As far as favorable matchups go, this one swings in the opposite direction for Stafford and Kupp. The Commanders have allowed the most passing yards per game in the league and have given up 30 scores through the air. They have allowed a whopping 10.12 yards per target to wide receivers. In an important game for the Rams as they try to keep their playoff hopes alive, Stafford and Kupp have the potential to provide monster stat lines.

1. Dak Prescott ($8,000), CeeDee Lamb ($9,200), Dallas Cowboys at Buffalo Bills

The Cowboys pulled out a big win against the Eagles last week with Prescott leading the way again. He threw for 271 yards, two touchdowns and completed his fourth straight game without an interception. After throwing 15 interceptions over 12 games last season, he has been picked off just six times across 13 games this season. He also has 28 touchdown passes already, putting him on pace to challenge his previous career high of 37 touchdown passes in a season.

Lamb is by far the best wide receiver on the Cowboys, which has helped him average 10 targets a game. He has made them count, catching 96 passes for 1,253 yards and eight touchdowns. The Bills have been hit hard by injuries on defense, so the unit isn’t as formidable as it was at the beginning of the season. As the Cowboys look to keep pace with Josh Allen and the Bills offense, Prescott and Lamb could be the top stack of the week.

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