Last week’s Thursday night game between the Steelers and Browns went about as expected. It was an ugly game that ended expectedly with a defensive touchdown by the Browns on a lateral play by the Steelers in the final moments.
Luckily for us, we’ll get a chance to watch the undefeated Dolphins take on the Bengals to kickstart Week 4. Even if the game isn’t an exciting one, it will be an elite uniform matchup as the Bengals are slated to where all white uniforms, including their helmets.
Ahead of what should be a pleasing game for the eyes, here are my favorite captain and flex plays for the showdown contest on DraftKings.
Captain Spot Considerations
Tyreek Hill ($16,200)
Wide receivers reign supreme on DraftKings due it being a full-point PPR site and we’ll have quite a few receivers to select from on Thursday night. On the Dolphins, they have nearly of their target funneling to two guys and Hill is one of them.
The speedy wideout has the second-most targets (29) in Miami’s new-look offense and he’s always a threat to catch a short pass and turn it into a long touchdown. Hill has made this game a personal one with Eli Apple on the other side of the field, so there’s some extra motivation for the All-Pro wide receiver to shine on Thursday night.
Jaylen Waddle ($15,300)
While Hill was the flashy offseason move for the Dolphins, Waddle continues to show he’s also an alpha wide receiver in the NFL. The second-year wideout leads all Miami offensive players in targets (30), receiving yards (342), and receiving touchdowns (3).
Entering Thursday’s showdown, Waddle leads all players between the Dolphins and the Bengals in DraftKings points per game with 26.3. Despite Waddle dealing with a groin injury, I expect him to…
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