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The CFL playoffs get underway Sunday, and a fresh Cameron Marshall squares off against a Winnipeg defense that gave up a lot of scores on the ground, giving him plenty of appeal in DraftKings contests.
Many starters will sit out this week, but not Eskimos QB Mike Reilly, who makes a fine play on DraftKings with his squad looking to finish strong after being eliminated from postseason contention.
There figures to be plenty of passing in Saturday's matchup between the Eskimos and Redblacks, which makes Ottawa's Brad Sinopoli a player to target in this week's contests on DraftKings.
Edmonton's C.J. Gable should be plenty active this week and is a good bet to find paydirt, so he finds himself listed among this week's picks for contests on DraftKings.
The Lions' Jeremiah Johnson has an enticing matchup this week, which lands him on the list of recommended running backs for this week's contests on DraftKings.
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Shut out in playoff loss
Nichols completed 15 of 32 passing attempts for 156 yards and no touchdowns or interceptions in Sunday's 22-14 Western Final loss to Calgary. He added 10 rushing yards on two carries.
Does enough for victory Sunday
Nichols completed 16 of 22 passing attempts for 169 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 23-18 win over Saskatchewan in the Western Semi-Final. He also rushed once for five yards.
Available, but won't play
May not play Saturday
Has best game of season in win
Nichols completed 24 of 33 pass attempts for 358 yards and two touchdowns in Friday's 29-21 win over Calgary. He added five yards on three carries.