That fuzzy feeling you have isn’t because it’s the weekend. It means that NFL football has finally returned, and is hitting the ground running in Week 1.
The opening game of the season has already taken place as the New England Patriots topped the Pittsburgh Steelers 28-21 on Thursday Night Football, but an action-packed Sunday and a double-header Monday night still await. The matchups are flooded with favorable matchups featuring players whose stock is rising considerably.
Gearing up for a huge season of daily fantasy football on DraftKings, Week 1 is set to start with a bang as the site is putting on a number of big-money contests—including the $10 million Millionaire Maker challenge. But whether you’re competing in those huge contests or a simple head-to-head battle, heed the following advice on players to look toward or steer away from.
Let’s break down some of the risers and fallers heading into the opening weekend.