they count for both DST and the player in every league i'm in. Wasn't the case maybe even 3-4 seasons ago (used to be maybe a third of the leagues I was in counted it for the player), but most that I have been involved in have changed
CP3...my current favorite player. And he's only the 2nd one I've ever used that distinction on.
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