Monday Night Football 9/25: Best DFS picks for Week 3 slate

- Will Joe Burrow play?

- Obvious picks and contrarian picks for each game

- Is Puka Nacua a must-get?

Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws during warm ups prior to a Week 2 NFL football
Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow (9) throws during warm ups prior to a Week 2 NFL football / Sam Greene/The Enquirer / USA TODAY
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Once again, the NFL is giving football fans a double dose of football in primetime. DFS players will have the ability to combine players from both games in DraftKings contests as well as enter the Monday Night Showdown pool trying to hit a big jackpot.

Here, I will focus on the showdown contest for each game on Monday night and help you decide which plays are going to be the best and which players have the most potential value for the amount of salary you will be forced to purchase them with.

Philadelphia Eagles at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Many players are going to gravitate to the high-powered Eagles for this game as their offense features some of the league's top playmakers. However, Jalen Hurts, A.J. Brown and DeVonta Smith are going to cost you, especially if you put them in the captain's chair (x1.5 points). With that in mind, there is a guy on the Tampa Bay roster who makes much more sense for that spot.

Captain's Chair: Mike Evans, WR, Tampa Bay ($13,800): Evans has six receptions in each of the team's first two games and he has found the end zone in both as well. Baker Mayfield is going to look his way often and if you see a game script where the Eagles build a lead on the Bucs and force Mayfield to air it out to try and play catch up, Evans offers great value here.

Flex plays

Rachaad White, RB, Tampa Bay ($8,400): Only three running backs have carried the ball for the Bucs this season and White has easily gotten many more touches. He is averaging 20.5 touches per game between rushing attempts and receptions and based on sheer workload alone, he's a good option.

D'Andre Swift, RB, Philadelphia: ($8,000): It's understandable for fantasy players to be skeptical on Swift at this point, but after the way the Eagles road him in their last game against the Minnesota Vikings, he's a guy you should really consider here. He's had 11 days to rest up for this game as well and with Boston Scott ruled out for this contest, should only have Kenneth Gainwell cutting into his workload.

Contrarian plays

Sean Tucker, RB, Tampa Bay ($5,000): Tucker has only 13 carries on the season so you'd have to get somewhat lucky to pay $5,000 for him and have him score well in this game, but in order to place well in these contests, some luck is going to have to be involved.

Trey Palmer, WR, Tampa Bay ($600): Palmer looked terrific for the Buccaneers this preseason and if it's a game in which the Bucs have to spread it out and throw it around to keep up with the high-flying Eagles, he could get some looks. At $600, there's no way I don't take a chance here.

Olamide Zaccheus, WR, Philadelphia ($200): Same principle as the thought in rostering Palmer, you're looking to catch lightning in a bottle here. But with Quez Watkins ruled out, Zaccheus will be the WR3 in this game.