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:

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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,, and the Baseballholics Anonymous podcast.


  • 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

    • 2019 FanDuel WFBC Finalist

    • 2017 FanDuel WFBC 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.


    Loved it! Welcome back Sammy AND football

  • SammyReid

    Gracias boys! Appreciate yall

  • seelew4

    Great stuff as always.

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