Each year, daily fantasy sports are becoming more and more popular. With DraftKings, you are given a $50,000 salary cap to create your NFL roster and compete with others that did the same thing. Select nine players who each count a specific amount against your salary cap. There is a total of $100,000 in prizes and a $10,000 first place prize for week 1 and it is FREE!

Right now, WR Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons is the most expensive player available with a salary cap figure of $9,300. Which San Francisco 49ers players are the most expensive for week 1 of the NFL season? The answer may surprise you and give you some confidence to outsmart others.


Find the top 10 listed below. The 49ers open the season on Monday, September 14 against the Minnesota Vikings at Levi's Stadium.

What is interesting is that QB Dylan Thompson is on the practice squad, RB Kendall Hunter is on IR, and TE Vernon Davis — a starter — comes in cheaper than either of those players.

Week 1 might be a good opportunity for you to beat some players that don't yet know any better.

Player - Salary
QB Colin Kaepernick - $7,000
WR Anquan Boldin - $6,200
WR Torrey Smith - $5,900
RB Carlos Hyde - $5,300
QB Blaine Gabbert - $5,000
QB Dylan Thompson - $5,000
RB Reggie Bush - $3,900
RB Kendall Hunter - $3,400
RB Mike Davis - $3,200
TE Vernon Davis - $3,100

On the other side of the ball, here are the top 10 most expensive Vikings available for week 1.

Player - Salary
RB Adrian Peterson - $7,700
QB Teddy Bridgewater - $6,600
WR Mike Wallace - $6,000
QB Shaun Hill - $5,000
QB Mike Kafka - $5,000
QB Taylor Heinicke - $5,000
WR Charles Johnson - $4,900
TE Kyle Rudolph - $3,500
RB Jerick McKinnon - $3,300
RB Matt Asiata - $3,000