Buccaneers vs. Giants shapes up as one of many extra lopsided prime-time video games we’ll see this season. When Tom Brady and Daniel Jones meet on Monday Night time Soccer, it is going to be with the end result a close to certainty. In creating our DraftKings Showdown lineup, we’re following that line of pondering and loading up as a lot on one staff as we presumably can, as simply $1,200 of our $60,000 DFS wage cap goes towards a Giants participant.
Pondering that this will probably be a serious blowout, now we have 5 Buccaneers offensive gamers in our lineup. There’s additionally a powerful case for enjoying the Tampa Bay D/ST, which you might slot in as a substitute of Ronald Jones or Scotty Miller in the event you’re utilizing our pattern lineup beneath.
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Captain (1.5x worth, 1.5x factors): WR Tyler Johnson, Buccaneers ($7,200)
With Chris Godwin (finger) out, the rookie from Minnesota will see a distinguished position within the Tampa Bay offense. Despite the fact that he’ll nominally be the “No. three receiver,” Johnson is essentially the most direct substitute for Godwin’s work out of the slot. He has caught a landing every of the previous two weeks, and towards an overmatched Giants staff, he may get hat trick.
FLEX: QB Tom Brady, Buccaneers ($12,000)
Brady has misplaced to the Giants twice within the Tremendous Bowl, however he is 4-1 towards New York within the common season. That is removed from a aggressive Giants staff, so Brady ought to have time within the pocket to do what he desires towards a poor secondary all Monday night time.
FLEX: WR Mike Evans, Buccaneers ($10,800)
Evans has had back-to-back weeks with simply two targets apiece regardless of Tampa Bay placing up 38 and 45 factors, respectively, in these two video games. Irrespective of. You possibly can’t fade Evans in a matchup he is set as much as dominate. Everybody else will play him, too, so lock him in right here.
FLEX: RB Ronald Jones, Buccaneers ($8,800)
Leonard Fournette’s heavy utilization final week could possibly be regarding for Jones, however it is going to additionally decrease his possession. Bruce Arians made it clear that Fournette is extra of the passing-down again right here, and in a sport Tampa Bay ought to management comfortably, it could possibly be Jones doing the heavy lifting to wind the clock out.
FLEX: WR Scotty Miller, Buccaneers ($8,600)
Miller is a real deep menace, and he’ll possible have a number of possibilities for Brady to seek out him open deep towards a poor secondary. So long as there’s one deep reference to Miller, enjoying him will probably be price it (and you will not need to miss it if Miller has a few these lengthy catches).
FLEX: RB Dion Lewis, Giants ($1,200)
With Devonta Freeman (ankle) out, Lewis ought to see a double-digit contact workload. Particularly with New York behind, it needs to be the pass-catching Lewis who will get extra work than Wayne Gallman within the second half. The Buccaneers have a powerful run protection, so if there are any factors to be discovered for Giants RBs, it is going to possible be from the shifty Lewis out in house.