Author Archives: Tripp Brebner

IDP & Dynasty writer and explorer of ideas for @DFF_Dynasty. #DFFArmy #IDP #DynastyFootball #FFIDP #IDPSharkTank. Always be learning! http://DynastyFootballFactory.com

David Njoku: A Goliath Rebirth? July 4, 2020

Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku has requested a trade from the Cleveland Browns via his agent, Drew Rosenhaus. The veteran sports agent and notorious bare-knuckles negotiator has almost certainly taken public a request made to the team shortly afte...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing: The Rams Are Sputtering! June 27, 2020

The Los Angeles Rams felt the hangover of a Super Bowl loss in 2019, missing the playoffs with a 9-7 record. They finished 7th in total offense (yards gained) and 13th in total defense. The analytics firm Football Outsiders ranked the 2019 Rams defense 9t...

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NFL Mock Draft: Part 2 April 19, 2020

We’re back with Part 2 and immediately get some excitement with our first skill player of the mock. CeeDee Lamb goes to the Jets at pick 11. There was some consideration here between a wide receiver and an offensive tackle, but I have a feeling the Jets...

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Rookie Fever Antidote: Bottomed-Out Incumbents April 4, 2020

While we fantasy gamers rub our hands together in anticipation of a loaded class of prospects, let’s contemplate the whole picture of the draft goals of each team. Equally important, do these teams have the draft picks necessary to bring in impact playe...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing! (Part 3: Lions and Giants) March 24, 2020

Part Three of my series investigates the two NFC defenses with new coordinators from the Belichick coaching tree: Patrick Graham of the Giants and in Detroit, Head Coach Matt Patricia and his new defensive coordinator, Cory Undlin. 

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing: Part 2 March 6, 2020

Anticipating and acting on scheme change is a risk/reward proposition in fantasy football. Correctly anticipating an edge defender’s new role in a defense can deliver a difference-maker at the most valuable IDP position. There, I said it! The value abov...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing – Cha-Ching February 15, 2020

11 of 32 NFL teams are undergoing a change of defensive coordinator. This topic is underreported for this author’s appetite. Tripp Brebner examines how a scheme change will impact defensive players on the Cleveland Browns, with more articles to come. ...

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Threatened Species: IDP Impact of Panthers’ Regime Change January 25, 2020

The good news for fantasy gamers is that many Panthers carry the preferred position designations of the 4-3 defense that the team ran in 2018. In 2019, regular contributors like Kawann Short, Gerald McCoy, Mario Addison, Bruce Irvin, Brian Burns, and Marq...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 16 December 17, 2019

The players recommended below are available in at least two-thirds of IDP leagues on MyFantasyLeague.com (MFL). Recommendations are position-specific for lineup requirements, including cornerbacks and defensive tackles unless noted otherwise.

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 15 December 10, 2019

The playoffs will be or already underway in most fantasy leagues in Week 15. Time has run out to put chips on players in hopes that they emerge. Injury replacements can prove risky, as well. Reserve players thrust into full-time roles can find themselves ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 14 December 3, 2019

Finding productive players for next week’s fantasy football line-ups involves identifying emerging young players and spotting the “next man up” due to injury or transaction. NFL teams have played three-quarters of their games. Those teams playing fo...

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Potential Fantasy Playoff Studs: IDP Edition November 29, 2019

The following IDPs are set up for success based on plus matchups down the stretch. They are tiered based on their potential cost of acquisition via last-minute trade or FAAB bid. They might be the keys to a fantasy title worth chirping about!

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 13 November 26, 2019

Finding productive players for next week’s fantasy football line-ups involves identifying emerging young players and spotting the “next man up” due to injury or transaction. Week 13 is no different. Players leaving the field with injuries sustained ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 12 November 19, 2019

Finding productive players for next week’s fantasy football line-ups involves identifying emerging young players and spotting the “next man up” due to injury or transaction. Week 11 is no different. Players leaving the field with injuries sustained ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 11 November 12, 2019

Week 10’s game against the Chargers was a watershed moment on national television for the Raiders’ pass rush. The choices of Clelin Ferrell and Maxx Crosby in the 2019 NFL draft aimed to address a historically bad pass rush the year prior.

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 10 November 5, 2019

Halfway through the NFL season, attrition due to injury has indiscriminately claimed stars and role players alike. The players named below can be considered to replace injured, underperforming, or otherwise unavailable IDPs on fantasy football rosters. Th...

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