Time flies by when you’re having fun and it’s insane to think that we’re about to begin Week 10 of the 2022 NFL season already. It seems like yesterday when we were all laying out our clothes for the first day of the season like it was the first day of school, preparing to watch the Bills take on the Rams to kickstart the season.
To get Week 10 underway, the Falcons will travel to take on the Panthers in an NFC South showdown. The Falcons are in second place in the division with a 4-5 record while the Panthers are sitting at the bottom of the division with a 2-7 record.
With both teams miraculously still in the division race (technically speaking), here are my favorite captain and flex play for Thursday night’s showdown contest on DraftKings between the Falcons and the Panthers.
Captain Spot Considerations
Cordarrelle Patterson ($17,700)
Patterson made his return to the Falcons in Week 9 following a four-game absence due to injury and he immediately paced Atlanta’s backfield with 13 rushing attempts, while also rushing for 44 yards and two touchdowns. The versatile back put up those numbers despite seeing only 39% of the offensive snaps. But with the Falcons competing for the division crown, I expect him to get more snaps in Week 10. The Panthers give up the third-most points per game to RBs this season, so the matchup also favors Patterson tremendously.
DJ Moore ($13,800)
I was expecting DraftKings to have Moore priced up, but alas, they’ve treated us to a discount for the talented wideout on the Panthers. Carolina announced that P.J. Walker will make another start at quarterback, which should help Moore in terms of production. The former first-round pick is…
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