Thursday NFL DFS Slates: To Play or not to Play?
In the NFL’s never-ending quest for player safety they’ve decided to give us fans a full 15-game schedule of Thursday night action. While most football fans appreciate the extra night of football each week, it creates a dilemma for those playing in weekly fantasy football contests. With only a few daily fantasy sites employing late lineup switches, many owners who want to play Thursday night contests have their entire lineup locked in for the weekend. It’s a quandary that I thought would provide a good topic for a brief strategy article on how to best attack the Thursday slate. Let’s begin the article by breaking down the advantages and disadvantages to playing a Thursday night slate on a site where lineups lock on Thursday.