The King of all Fantasy sports the National Football League (NFL) returns for the 2021 edition! After the craziness of 2020, it seems as fantasy players we are now accustomed to the injuries, changes to schedules and the "reserve lists"! Like many NFL seasons, the buildup to Week 1 is enormous and this season is no different with the Tom Brady led Tampa Bay Bucs looking to go back to back with the same squad as 2020. New rookies on the scene taking over QB starting roles and the return of superstars after an injury interupted 2020.   

If this is your first foray into NFL Daily Fantasy you can also read our how-to guide that will get you up to speed on scoring and strategy on Draftstars and DraftKings.


Australian Daily Fantasy site Draftstars are back for another season but with changes to the scoring and positional makeup of your teams. The single-game contest offering known as “Flex” continues with a $80,000 starting salary and the selection of 6 players. And as always the Mega Sunday (or should we say Monday morning) slates for players to complete in. The scoring system has had some tweaks with the introduction of scoring bonuses for Passing (300+ yards), Rushing (100+ yards) and Receiving (100+ yards).


Updated Draftstars Scoring


However the big change is the positional makeup of your lineups. Draftstars have changed requirements from your lineup to reflect the same structure as DraftKings. That is a Quarterback (QB). x2 Running Backs (RB), x3 Wide Receivers, x1 Tight End (TE), x1 Flex, x1 Defence/Special Teams (DST). This has changed from the x2 WR and x2 Flex in seasons past. When you lineup both sites together in terms of scoring and positions, they are identical. 



The opening fixture is available with a $15,000 contest for the Buccaneers up against the Cowboys! 

The Mega Sunday is now available at a site high $40,000 contest! 




Draftstars NFL Show

Brand new to Daily Fantasy Rankings and broadcasting on Draftstars and DFR media platforms is the new Daily Fantasy Show "Draftstars NFL Show". Yes the name of the show is not quite exotic but join Smatho and Tom who will present a Draftstars themed NFL preview for each main slate of the week, providing DFS tips and previews for your Draftstars teams. Look for the show on Sunday's as you navigate the wide world of NFL DFS.





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To get stuck into Draftstars contests, click the banner below to see their offerings!



The largest fantasy site in the world is back for NFL action hundreds and hundreds of contests available for Week 1 of the season! The lobby is choc full of action!

If you wish to play the “Classic” and “Showdown” slates then DraftKings have you covered! We start with a $4,000,000 Kickoff Thursday Millionaire for a $10 entry. The winner walks away with $1,000,000 first prize plus a ticket to the Tournament of Champions. The Bucs and the Cowboys are first up on Monday morning!

The highlight however is the huge 13 game slate with DraftKings posted the $5,000,000 Fantasy Football Millionaire where 1st prize is $1,000,000! The best part of this contest is the entry is only $5USD and it is very likely that overlay will occur (DraftKings need One Million entries to make rake!). 


Just look at these mind blowning pools that are available to play!


DraftKings Australia have teamed up with DraftKings UK in offereing boosted rake-free pools to play against in the DraftKings Ashes League. To enter, become a member of the DraftKings Ashes league. Click on the banner below which will take you to the leagues page. Note this is only available to residents in Australia and Europe. 




Australia’s number 1 tournament betting site SportChamps have also come to the party with a guaranteed $5,000 contest over the season. Take on the competition with ‘Head to Head’ markets for a $50 entry. You receive 10 rebuys just in case you go chips in on the Bucs on Friday morning and lose to the Cowboys. To enter this contest click on the banner below



This season, Daily Fantasy Rankings will be posting Daily Fantasy previews for each week of the season providing news, strategy and plays for Draftstars and DraftKings so stay tuned throughout the season. Make you subscribe to our YouTube Channel and be across our social platforms on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram


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