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NFL Marketplace: Analyzing the Week 10 salaries on DraftKings

Titans TE Delanie Walker's salary jumps $500 this week following another impressive outing. AP Images/Matt Rourke

Here are this week's biggest DraftKings salary risers and fallers along with some of the players you might want to pay special attention to in Week 10.

Quarterbacks

No quarterbacks get a big salary increase this week, but Andy Dalton, Derek Carr and Landry Jones are each going to cost you $300 more than last week. Dalton faces the weak Houston defense, which has allowed 16 passing touchdowns, while Carr faces the Vikings (only nine passing touchdowns allowed) and Jones -- filling in for the injured Ben Roethlisberger -- faces a Cleveland team that has allowed 18 passing touchdowns. … Russell Wilson faces a tough test in the form of NFC West foe Arizona, but he comes at a $400 discount and is coming off a bye week, which makes him an intriguing under-$6,000 option.

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Running backs

Unsurprisingly, DeAngelo Williams gets a $1,000 price bump after going for 225 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns against Oakland last week, but even at $6,500 he is a good play this week against a Cleveland defense that has given up 4.7 yards per carry and nine rushing touchdowns. … Darren McFadden ($4,900) is bargain-priced, even after a $600 increase. He faces a Tampa Bay defense that has surrendered only five touchdowns via the ground, but he has also averaged 25-plus carries over the past three games. Jeremy Langford ($4,800) looked good in his first career start, going for 72 yards and a score on the ground and hauling in three passes for 70 yards. He is reasonably priced, even after an $800 increase, but does face a tough St. Louis rush defense in Week 10.

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Wide receivers

The days of rostering resurgent Raiders receiver Michael Crabtree ($5,800) for a bargain price are over, as his salary gets the highest bump among receivers, rising $900. He already has as many touchdowns in 2015 (five) as he had over the past two seasons with San Francisco (four in 21 games). Oakland's Week 10 opponent, Minnesota, has given up only nine touchdowns through the air this season, though, which ranks fourth best in the NFL. … If you thought an injury to Ben Roethlisberger may prevent Antonio Brown's salary from rising, think again. Brown ($8,800) is $700 more than last week, when he hauled in 17 catches for 284 yards and ran for another 22 on the ground against Oakland, despite Jones being the likely starter for the Steelers against the Browns this week.

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Tight ends

Delanie Walker's efficiency in the passing game is off the charts. For the season, Tennessee's veteran tight end has caught 42 of 56 targets, and after catching seven of eight targets last week for 95 yards and two touchdowns, he gets the biggest salary bump of the week ($500) among tight ends. The Titans face a tough matchup in Week 10, however, with the undefeated Carolina Panthers coming to town. … Julius Thomas ($3,700) continues to flounder as a fantasy option in Jacksonville, where he has just 13 catches and one touchdown in four games. Each week he underwhelms statistically, his price dips a little more, and this week you can get him for $500 less than you paid in Week 9.

Top risers:

  • Delanie Walker, Tennessee Titans -- $4,700 (plus-$500)

  • Tyler Eifert, Cincinnati Bengals -- $5,800 (plus-$400)

Top fallers:

  • Jordan Cameron, Miami Dolphins -- $2,700 (minus-$600)

  • Julius Thomas, Jacksonville Jaguars -- $3,700 (minus-$500)