Week 2 CFL Fantasy Picks: DraftKings and TSN

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OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 02: S.J. Green (19 -- WR) of the Toronto Argonauts before a game against the Ottawa Redblacks in Canadian Football League (CFL) action on November 02, 2018, at TD Place Stadium in Ottawa, Canada. (Photo by Sean Burges/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Hey, everybody, we are back for the week two positional breakdown! Hopefully, I was able to help you out in Week 1 with intentions of doing the same this time around in CFL Fantasy. Let’s get into it!

Quarterback

Trevor Harris

DraftKings = $10,500/$50,000
TSN = $9,229/$40,000

Each week I will try my best not to be repetitive, but given the lack of options and games, it will be hard to steer away from the same guys at quarterback. This week looks like more of the same as Mike Reilly remains the highest priced quarterback on both DraftKings and TSN.

The Reilly era in B.C. got off to a bit of a rocky start. Reilly still finished with just under 20 DK points, but that just isn’t enough from him when paying the hefty price tag. This week he and the Lions will be paying a visit to Edmonton, a very familiar place for Reilly. I think we can all agree that he will have a little extra motivation which hopefully leads to a nice CFL Fantasy day.

On the other side of this matchup is Trevor Harris. Harris lit it up last week in the Eskimo’s opener as he eclipsed 40 DK points! What came as the most surprising thing to me was that Greg Ellingson wasn’t one of the main beneficiaries.

It was the Eskimo’s ancillary receivers Ricky Collins Jr. and Kenny Stafford who had monster days in the absence of Davaris Daniels. Go right ahead and fire up Trevor Harris this week as it looks like it is full speed ahead for him and the Eskimos.

If you are more of a tournament player on DraftKings and are looking for that low owned option that still possesses some upside, look to Jeremiah Masoli. People will want to lock Harris or even Reilly into their lineups and sweep Masoli to the side. He was only able to put up just over 10 DK points last week, but we know he can certainly put up more.

Running Back

C.J. Gable

DraftKings = $8.200/$50,000
TSN = $7,650/$40,000

Another key cog in the machine last week for Edmonton was running back C.J. Gable. Gable stuffed the stat sheet last week rushing 20 times for 154 yards while adding three catches for 29 yards and a touchdown.

This week he gets a BC team that Andrew Harris ripped up in week one. Harris carried the ball 16 times for 148 yards. Harris was also effective in the receiving game chipping in five catches for 27 yards. This week’s matchup against BC could spell another big day for Gable.

Sean Thomas-Erlington

DraftKings = $5,400/$50,000
TSN = $4,083/$40,000

Just like at quarterback, I will be going right back to the well this week at running back. Sean Thomas-Erlington is still way too cheap for the volume he will see in the Tiger-Cat’s backfield. He was solid in his debut as the starter last week finishing with 13.3 DK points.

Not only did he average 6.2 yards per carry, but he also averaged over 11 yards per catch on three receptions. Keep firing up Thomas-Erlington again until both sites make the price match the workload.

P.S. Consider Mossis Madu Jr. Madu dominated last week posting 23 DK points. More importantly, he was heavily involved in the passing game as he racked up six catches. I will be choosing between either Madu or Thomas-Erlington as a second running back or might roll with both given the volume.

Wide Receiver

S.J. Green

DraftKings = $7.500/$50,000
TSN = $6.221/$40,000

It goes without mentioning that you have to consider guys like Brandon Banks, Luke Tasker and Greg Ellingson on every slate. With that said, I think S.J. Green might fly under the radar this week for a number of reasons. The main one for me would be the new faces in town in Derel Walker and Armanti Edwards.

It is a bit worrisome to think about how these players will eat into Green’s target share, but I still think he should be heavily involved. The price on both sites seems a little too cheap this week. If you are more of a tournament player, Green could be one of your guys.

K.D. Cannon

DraftKings = $4,200/$50,000
TSN = $2,500/$40,000

The Roughriders’ receiving core is a bit of a mish-mosh right now. Last week, I was hopeful that Naaman Roosevelt would return to his old form, but it looks like targets will be spread around fairly evenly for the time being.

Emmanuel Arceneaux is also still on the shelf, making room for some of the guys lower on the depth chart. One of those guys is K.D. Cannon. Cannon was targeted 5 times last week, catching 4 balls for 66 yards.

After leading the team in receiving last week, he is still priced as the cheapest member of the bunch. Cannon’s salary saving price tag is something that really interests me in CFL Fantasy this week.

Defence

Saskatchewan Roughriders

DraftKings = $4,300/$50,000
TSN = $5,393/$40,000

All of the defences are priced pretty close together this week, and I have my eye on the Roughriders. Interestingly enough, they are the second cheapest defence on DraftKings, while they are the most expensive on TSN. Take advantage of the pricing discrepancy on DK.

That is going to do it for this week’s position breakdown. Here’s to hoping you have another successful go of CFL Fantasy in Week 2.

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