3 Daily Fantasy Football Players to Avoid for the Conference Championships

Todd Gurley broke 100 rushing yards and scored a touchdown last week, but he lost significant work to C.J. Anderson. With a tough test against the Saints, should we consider rostering him?

We have loads of pieces on numberFire dedicated to helping you figure out which plays you should target in your daily fantasy football contests on FanDuel and DraftKings. And you should definitely check them all out!

But an underrated aspect of the DFS process is figuring out who you shouldn't play. Narrowing down your short list of potential plays by avoiding those who are overpriced and/or in tough matchups goes a long way towards ensuring that you create optimal lineups.

Let's go through three guys to consider fading on this week's DFS slates.