Written by Jake Barton - DF Insider on October 19, 2018

Brandon Burks ($6,400): Our daily fantasy CFL Must Have this week is the Toronto Argonauts running back Brandon Burks. Burks has filled in admirably for the injured James Wilder Jr. the last few weeks, highlighted by a 13 touch-94 yard-1 TD game last week against the Hamilton Tiger Cats. Burks was involved in both the running and passing game, carrying the ball nine times for 34 yards, but doing most of his damage through the air, hauling in four passes for 60 yards and a score. He produced for his Argos unit following a breakout performance in immediate relief of Wilder the week before against the BC Lions, when he churned out 92 yards on nine carries and caught three passes for another 10 yards. Burks is heavily involved in both the run game and pass game, so regardless of the game script this weekend against the Montreal Alouettes, he should be a solid piece of the offense. The Als defense is still awful, as it has been all year, and rank at the bottom of the league in all major defensive categories; ninth in pass yards allowed per game and total yards allowed per game, and eighth in rush yards allowed per game and points allowed per game. We believe this is still the best defense to target in DFS and we plan to do so yet again this weekend. At a very affordable price for his recent volume and role in the offense, we believe Brandon Burks should be a staple in your lineups. Be sure you fire him up this week!

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