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Everything You Need to Know About Selecting Pass Catchers in DFS

Everything You Need to Know About Selecting Pass Catchers in DFS is an in-depth look at the process necessary for selecting the best possible wide receivers and tight ends in order to maximize both the safety and upside of your daily fantasy football roster.

In this course you’ll learn:

• How to balance talent, matchup, opportunity and pricing in selecting your wide receivers and tight ends
• The value that wide receivers provide with their high-upside tendencies
• What conditions are favorable to a wide receiver or tight end racking up fantasy points
• Where to find the most important information about the opportunities pass catchers receive

8 lessons

  1. 1

    An Introduction to Picking Pass Catchers in DFS

    Finding the correct wide receivers and tight ends to select for daily fantasy football is not a quick process. This lesson, though, will lay the groundwork for your research as you search for the right mix of talent, matchup, opportunity, and price.

  2. 2

    Let Me Save You 20 Hours

    The process of building your daily fantasy football knowledge can be streamlined if you know how to do it. This lesson will help you in that trail and give you the tools to make informed roster decisions.

  3. 3

    The Last Thing You Need to Know

    While doing your research, it’s important to be looking for the right information. This lesson goes through metrics you can use to optimize your research and avoid the trap of traditional statistics.

  4. 4


    It can be difficult to measure the pure talent of wide receivers and tight ends. This lesson provides solutions to these difficulties and some words of caution to avoid being led down false trails.

  5. 5


    Like talent, matchups can be difficult to quantify for wide receivers and tight ends. That doesn’t mean it’s impossible. This lesson presents several methods that can help you overcome these shortcomings to find where the best matchups lie.

  6. 6


    Targets aren’t the only thing that you should look at when investigating opportunity for wide receivers and tight ends. This lesson will go through several other metrics which — when used in conjunction with targets — can let you know the true opportunity your pass catchers are receiving.

  7. 7


    Pricing for daily fantasy football generally reflects opportunity well. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t inefficient areas that we can exploit to maximize our safety and upside.

  8. 8

    Putting It All Together

    Now that you have all of the tools to find the right wide receivers and tight ends, it’s time to put it all together. This lesson looks at how all things covered in the previous sections of the course combine to create a strategy for targeting pass catchers that will lead you on the path to consistently cashing.


Everything You Need to Know About Selecting Pass Catchers in DFS

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JM Tohline

JM Tohline (Tuh-lean) – DFS alias JMToWin – is a novelist and a DFS player who specializes in high-stakes MLB and NFL tourneys, with a strategy geared toward single-entry play in multi-entry tourneys. He joined the DFS scene at the beginning of the 2014 MLB season, and has since won five DFS championship seats and two separate trips to the Bahamas. His tendency to type a lot of words leads to a corresponding tendency to divulge all his DFS thoughts, strategies, and secrets…which is exactly what he does in his RotoGrinders articles and RotoAcademy courses. You can find JM on Twitter at JMToWin. 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.

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