NFL Yahoo Cup Three and Out: Round 14

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NFL Yahoo Cup Fantasy Football Picks | Round 14

NFL DFS Quarterback: Taysom Hill — $28

The interesting thing about Hill is his ability to have a terrible real-life performance — as he did last week, throwing four interceptions in a loss to the Cowboys — but still have a great fantasy day. Hill threw for two touchdowns but ran for over 100 yards en route to a solid 24.66 Yahoo points. That came against a tough Cowboys defense (fourth in overall DVOA). This week the Saints take on the Jets, who are dead last in most defensive metrics.

The return of Kamara to the lineup is probably a net neutral for Hill. On the one hand, Kamara creates plenty of easy quarterback points with his after-catch ability. On the other, Kamara is great around the goal line, limiting the odds of Hill getting carries in that area. Of course, there should be plenty of scoring opportunities to go around against New York. Hill’s risk of being benched or having a total dud are normally reasonably high. However, he is a much safer NFL DFS pick this week against the Jets. He is the lone quarterback with an A grade in both value and points in Awesemo’s Rankings.

NFL DFS Running Back: Saquon Barkley — $19

Barkley is not seeing quite the usage he did during his glory days. Since returning from injury, he is averaging only 10 carries per game. However, the procession of backup quarterbacks he has played with has helped him in the pass game. He has been…

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