The Reid Option: Week 13
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!
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Last week, you may have noticed The Reid Option was written in a more free-form style looking at the position groups as a whole, as opposed to the usual format of individual player breakdowns. Several people hit me up to let me know that they preferred the way I did it last week, saying it flowed better. There was also someone in the comments who didn’t like it as much – as Garth Algar said in Wayne’s World, “we fear change!”
When I look at the format of the column, there’s a little bit of a give-and-take. Writing up the positions in a free-form style lets me talk a little bit more about lineup construction and get to more players, but on the flip side, I don’t delve as deep into each individual player.
The one issue I’ve had with the normal way I’ve written this column is that things change between Thursday and Sunday. There have definitely been times where I wrote up a “high exposure” player, only to end up with far less of him by the time Sunday rolls around – the reality is that one value play opening up can change lineup construction in a major way. There have also been times that I wrote up a guy as a “GPP play”, and I ended up liking him so much that he made it into a lot of my cash lineups on Sunday. That’s a normal thing in DFS, but there’s something that doesn’t sit right with me if I go away from something that I wrote in this column.
So here’s what we’re going to do: I’m going to write this week up in the free-form style I did last week, and I want you guys to drop into the comments and let me know what you prefer. I take the choice and
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