Salary-Cap fantasy football is growing steadily, and now is as good a time to get on board as any. SB Nation and its partner, Fanduel, is hosting a Thanksgiving Day-only league this week, featuring $2,000 in prizes for a $5 entry.
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One week ago, the Green Bay Packers were led in fantasy stats by running back Eddie Lacy. He provided a good return on investment in Fanduel leagues, posting 26.8 points thanks to his 138 total yards and two scores and justifying his salary of $8600 (out of the $60,000 maximum team salary). Other top running backs last week included C.J. Anderson, Justin Forsett, and Isaiah Crowell, who all provided great value with more modest salaries.
As for wide receivers, big names like Demaryius Thomas of Denver and Dez Bryant from Dallas helped justify their big salaries as well, but it was the Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. who came through as the best play of the day, posting over 31 points on just a $7500 cost. Look for his cost to rise this week, though with a tempting matchup against