NFL Monday Night DFS Showdown DraftKings Picks | GB vs ATL


Check out Jay’s NFL Monday Night DraftKings DFS showdown picks for the Green Bay Packers vs Atlanta Falcons game

So I play a lot of DFS (daily fantasy sports) and figured why not try an article. The plan was to do DraftKings picks for both Monday Night NFL games, but writing takes a lot of time and I ran out of it.

Showdown captains are 1.5x the price and receive 1.5 the points. A lot of times I like to take a shot with my captains when playing NFL and recently it’s been paying off.

I’ve been using a lot of WR’s and TE’s recently as my captains. Mostly because I don’t like picking the obvious QB/RB captain who will be owned by a huge percentage of players.

Obviously this doesn’t always work out, but it can pay off very nicely when it does. Check out the latest line and O/U for the game and then onto the picks.

GB -6, over/under is 56.5.

Packers vs Falcons: DraftKings Showdown Captain Pick

Captain -Robert Tonyan, Packers TE ($4,600)

This is one of those picks I was talking about above. I think Rodgers is too expensive at captain, especially with his usual WR’s out.

But there’s a lot of good captain options for this game with Rodgers, Matt Ryan, Aaron Jones, even Ridley or Julio (both will play), but I’m taking a shot here.

Tonyan has improved each week, going from 0 targets to 3 to 5 last week where he didn’t miss one and scored a TD.

That was good for 16 FPTS on DK last week and the Packers receiving corp is even more banged up this week. Allen Lazard recently went on the IR and Davante Adams is out again this week.

Also, the Falcons are pretty bad against TE’s this year and taking Tonyan at captain frees up A LOT of money. Plus, Packers TE Mercedes Lewis is doubtful.

Packers vs Falcons: Showdown Flex Picks

Flex- Aaron Rodgers, Packers QB ($11,400)

Rodgers has 9TDs with 0INTs this year, and the Falcons defense isn’t very good. He’s as must-start as they come IMO, even with a lack of receiving options.

Flex- Aaron Jones, Packers RB ($10,800)

Jones had 16 DK FPTS last week and that was his worst week this year. This could be a high scoring shootout but I like the Packers winning and maybe winning big. If that’s the case, Jones could get even more touches than normal. No matter what happens with the game, he’s as solid of a play as they come.

Flex- Matt Ryan, Falcons QB ($10,000)

Matty Ice has Julio Jones and Calvin Ridley back this week, so he should be set for a big game after last week’s letdown against the Bears.

Flex- Calvin Ridley, Falcons WR ($9,600)

It’s been confirmed that both Ridley and Jones will play tonight. Ridley is more expensive but he’s been incredible this season with all 3 games over 100 yards and already 4TDS.

Flex- Malik Taylor, Packers WR ($1,200)

Rodgers should throw the ball a lot tonight and Malik Taylor is one of their healthy WR’s. I don’t have much money left, so basically throwing a dart here.

And that’s my team for tonight. If I do this again, I’ll have more options and whatever else.

Like pointing out Darrius Shephard is another healthy GB WR and he’s the minimum $200 on DraftKings.

And that’s it for this week, best of luck and any feedback is appreciated.

pro wrestling discussion

Feel free to comment on any of our posts, we’d love to get your feedback. And most importantly, enjoy the site!

pro wrestling events
NFL Monday Night DFS Showdown DraftKings Picks GB vs ATL. DiscussPW DFS * There have been major changes to our events calendar due to the coronavirus pandemic. We started this calendar in 2018 with pro wrestling events, then added some other live sports and entertainment events. The goals were to help sell live tickets for all kinds of events and help fans finds events and tickets easier. Then the virus happened and live events stopped for a while, so we had to change things up. We’ve since added and will continue to add, many televised events. Such as upcoming guests on morning, daytime and late night television shows. As well as listings and promos and more for many diff tv shows. You can find all of those and much more on our calendar. Recently live events have started happening again, and we’ve gone back to adding those. Most live events have ticket links, venue information, dates and times. But some events have more, and some have a lot more and are basically event previews. It depends on the information available at the time we post the event and if we are able to update that event, etc. Some days have one to three events and some have over twenty on the same day. So you may have to click the link at the bottom to see more on certain days. 

Next Post

Spark The Discussion | DiscussPW Videos

Check out some DiscussPW videos from our Spark The Discussion podcast and Jay’s YT channel. Subscribe to Spark The Discussion Feel free to comment on any of our posts, we’d love to get your feedback. And most importantly, enjoy the site! Spark The Discussion, DiscussPW Videos. * There have been […]