The Reid Option: Week 1

Each week, Sammy Reid will break down each position in detail, pinpointing his favorite plays at various salary ranges. Who should we be focusing our core on this week? Read below to find out!

Week 1

Friends, Romans, Countrymen …

Football is finally here! After weeks (which felt like years) of preseason snap count reports, depth chart speculation, and coachspeak analysis, at last the real deal now sits right in front of us, glistening like the Hope F***ing Diamond.

To the loyal readers of The Reid Option, welcome back. And to you new readers, I appreciate you being here. I can’t express how much the response from this column last season meant to me, and how wired I am to be back doing this damn thing with you.

Because let’s be honest – NFL is the GOAT DFS sport. It has more drama than a Bachelorette season finale, sicker sweats than a Hunger Games reaping, and bigger prize pools than a Dr. Evil ransom demand. In terms of sheer enjoyment, for me NFL DFS falls somewhere between stacking poker chips and peeling sunburned skin off my body. So yeah, pretty damned high.

So let’s lay the groundwork for what you can expect from this column, aside from bad jokes and late publishings:

Our Premium content can help you make better picks every day

  • To read this full article for this week’s NFL games, you need to have a subscription to Grinders Premium.
  • A Premium subscription will allow you to access this article, as well as Consensus Value Rankings, daily picks from top-ranked players, and much more.
Start your FREE 7-day trial

  • If you have already used your free trial, you can purchase a weekly pass to quickly gain access to Premium Content!
Purchase a week pass

About the Author

  • Sammy Reid (SammyReid)

  • Sammy is a former online poker professional and Hearts champion who has been playing competitive fantasy sports for more than 15 years. A student of both sports and game theory, Sammy has been grinding DFS cash games since 2013. You can find more of his work in the 2017 edition of Joe Pisapia’s Fantasy Black Book, at FantasyInsiders.com, RosterCoach.com, and the Baseballholics Anonymous podcast.

Comments

  • bc8844

    Thanks Sammy. Can’t help but laugh my way through your articles (at the jokes/references/Weird Al imitations not the picks :o) ). Thank goodness football is back.

  • boogereatingmoron

    • 2017 FanDuel WFBC Finalist

    • 2017 DraftKings NFL KOTB Finalist

    JPP’s best seasons finished 2 and a half fingers ago….it’s stuff like that that makes this a must read every week. Glad you’re still firing away Sammy. Well done as always.

  • IAMDMS

    Loved it! Welcome back Sammy AND football

  • SammyReid

    Gracias boys! Appreciate yall

  • seelew4

    Great stuff as always.

  • X Unread Thread
  • X Thread with New Replies*
  • *Jumps to your first unread reply

New to DFS?

Be sure to click through our links and use our exclusive promo codes to receive the industry's best sign-up bonuses, including free access to our premium content.

New RotoGrinders Sports Betting Section!

Are you a DFS player who wants to get into sports betting? Head over to our sports betting resources area and get the full rundown on legal online sports betting in the US.

If you're lucky enough to reside in (or close to) states with legal online sports betting, like New Jersey, then check out our NJ online sportsbook bonuses page to see what free bets are available to you right now.

Also of interest to DFSers are our sportsbook reviews, so remember to check out our DraftKings Sportsbook review and our FanDuel Sportsbook review to see what the DFS giants are up to in the sports betting realm.

RotoGrinders.com is the home of the daily fantasy sports community. Our content, rankings, member blogs, promotions and forum discussion all cater to the players that like to create a new fantasy team every day of the week. Our goal is to help all of our members make more money playing daily fantasy sports!

Disclosures: All RotoGrinders content contributors are active DFS players. Contributor screen names can be found on their respective RotoGrinders profile pages. Contributors reserve the right to use players or strategies not discussed in their content on RotoGrinders.