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Whether you are playing in the biggest tournament of the week on Yahoo or prefer to play in smaller GPPs, there are some general positional strategies that you can implement in any size tournament. These concepts include stacking, finding pivots off of popular players, and looking for leverage in other spots. While it’s important to implement these into your lineup-building approach, the foundation of any tournament lineup is a solid core — usually players you would use in cash games.
Stacks to Target
QB Josh Allen, Bills ($34)
WR Stefon Diggs, Bills ($29)
WR Gabriel Davis, Bills ($12)
After passing for over 300 yards and rushing for over 100 in Week 14, Josh Allen will be one of the most popular players on the slate with Buffalo carrying an implied point total of over 27 points. Although Allen will be popular, his value cannot be understated as three quarterbacks on the slate have a higher salary; the QB1 is $6 more than the Bills signal-caller. Over the last six weeks, no team has thrown at a higher rate in neutral game script than Buffalo while the Panthers have allowed the 10th-most fantasy points per pass attempt in the same span.
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Like Allen, Stefon Diggs is a great value given his recent usage — according to 4for4’s Breakout Receiver Model, Diggs ranks seventh in expected fantasy points among all pass-catchers over his last three games but he has underperformed that expectation, suggesting a big bounce-back game on the horizon. Because Diggs hasn’t posted big numbers lately, his salary is moderate, behind three other wide receivers and $9 less than the top option.
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The way to save within this offense is by adding Gabriel Davis, a top-five wide receiver value on 4for4. Emmanuel Sanders is out for Week 15 and with Sanders playing limited time in Week 14, Davis saw a season-high 83 percent snap share….