Bengals-Jaguars DFS rosters: Fantasy Football Today analysts share captain’s picks and full daily rosters for TNF

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Every NFL week starts with a Thursday Night Football game for most of the rest of the 2021 season, and these are our favorite slates to play Daily Fantasy Football on. The TNF Showdown Slate lets you choose from a smaller pool of players, and if your selection of cheap sleepers hits, you can cash in big in your tournaments or easily win your head-to-head DFS matchups.

Each week, I’ll receive Thursday night’s DFS picks from our experts and we’ll feature them below. But first, let’s preview the match and what we might expect.

Last week was a low-scoring affair between the Panthers and Texans where Sam Darnold continued to lean on DJ Moore as his clear No. 1 option. Darnold also saved his own Fantasy day with two rushing touchdowns. Of course, the big news from last week’s Thursday Night Football game was the departure of Christian McCaffrey with an injury. Hopefully there won’t be any big injuries this week.

The Bengals host the Jaguars in what should be a very favorable game for Joe Burrow and the passing game despite Tee Higgins (shoulder) missing his second straight game. The Jaguars pass defense is on the edge of a funnel (they’ve actually been above average against the run) and it’s only going to get worse for them now that they’ve traded the old corner first-rounder CJ Henderson. This trade is a blow to Jacksonville’s depth in the secondary and they were already shallow there. I would expect Burrow to rely on the passing game and Tyler Boyd to rely on his great performance in Week 3. Christian Kirk topped 100 yards from the lunge last week against Jacksonville and that position might be the weakest on the list. Ja’Marr Chase is also a threat to create several big plays in this game.

On the other hand, look for Trevor Lawrence to run more often. He was quoted after last week’s loss as saying they would look to use his (underrated) rushing ability more often in the future. The Jaguars established more of a running game (leaning on James Robinson) in Week 3 than they have all season and should continue to see share and volume snapshots similar to last week. It should be a high scoring affair based on recent TNF results and Lawrence’s attempts should be high. This is good news for Marvin Jones.

Without further ado, here’s a look at the experts who pick this DFS Thursday Night Football list:

David Richard

CAPTAIN/MVP Bengals DST
FLEX Joe Mixon
FLEX Ja’Marr Chase
FLEXMarvin Jones
FLEX Tyler Boyd
FLEXEvan McPherson

Jamey Eisenberg

CAPTAIN/MVP: Joe Burrow
FLEX: Joe Mixon
FLEX: Ja’Marr Chase
FLEX: DJ Chark
FLEX: Evan McPherson
FLEX: Auden Tate

Heath Cummings

CAPTAIN/MVP Joe Mixon
FLEX Joe Terrier
FLEX Ja’Marr Chase
FLEXEvan McPherson
FLEX Laviska Shenault

Frank Stampfl

CAPTAIN/MVP Bengals DST
FLEX Joe Mixon
FLEX Trevor Lawrence
FLEX Carlos Hyde
FLEX Tyler Boyd

Chris Towers

CAPTAIN/MVP Joe Mixon
FLEX Joe Terrier
Chark FLEX DJ
FLEXEvan McPherson
FLEX Tyler Boyd

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