Categories Archives: IDP

C.J. Mosley Opt Out Fallout: Rapid Reaction August 3, 2020

The league-altering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have now significantly hurt the IDP world of fantasy football, as a consensus LB2 in C.J. Mosley just became the biggest name on the defensive side of the football to take the NFL’s opt-out alternativ...

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Future Telling: Jamal Adams July 31, 2020

Jamal Adams has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks by the New York Jets! Wow, very exciting news that I'm sure everyone has heard about but I still felt the need to shout it out, so to speak, for all to hear. Which means I was definitely wrong when I wro...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing: Cowboys Join Hybrid Herd July 29, 2020

The defensive scheme change in Dallas could be quite shocking to Cowboys’ fans. Mike Nolan’s body of work combined with recent experience in the Saints’ hybrid system as a linebackers coach should yield a more varied and complex defense than fans ha...

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What If? A Jamal Adams Trade Story July 22, 2020

Jamal Adams deserves to get paid. Is he worth the $20 million-plus a year he's rumored to be seeking though? Today's top-paid safeties don't even make $15 million a year. The Jets say they want to make Adams a Jet for life, but they don't seem motivated t...

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Karp’s Favorite Fantasy Format July 18, 2020

No matter the format, the most important thing is that you and your league mates enjoy playing together. Play the types of leagues you like, and feel free to try new leagues. However, it’s also okay if you don’t want to play a specific format, like ho...

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The IDP Unseen Series: Part 1 July 14, 2020

In this series of articles, we discuss some players from each defensive position group that are poised to break out this season. These players should put up a floor of respectable, fantasy starting lineup stat lines with the potential for positional top-1...

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2020 Poor IDP Strength of Schedule July 2, 2020

In this series, we analyze the IDP strength-of-schedule for the 2020 NFL season. In IDP fantasy football, fewer opportunities correlate to reduced chances of production and underperforming IDP assets. Today, we’ll focus on low pace-of-play / plays-per-g...

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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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2020 Enticing IDP Strength of Schedules May 20, 2020

In this series, we analyze the IDP strength-of-schedule for the 2020 NFL season. In IDP fantasy football, opportunity correlates to production, so today we’ll focus on pace-of-play / plays-per-game that a few lucky defenses will face (based on 2019 data...

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IDP Rookie ADP Rewind May 11, 2020

It’s been two weeks since the NFL draft was completed and fantasy drafts have been in full swing ever since. In this article, I want to take a look at and break down what I have been seeing in the data I have collected to date. I have compiled a spreads...

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IDP Devy Rankings Top 30 May 5, 2020

Once again here are my monthly rankings for IDP devy fantasy leagues. This is my overall composite rankings for college only, Campus to Canton, redraft and devy limited leagues. These rankings are put together for fantasy football and are my current asses...

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2020 NFL Draft Round 1 IDP Fantasy Preview April 28, 2020

Now that the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft has concluded, I want to look at the values of all the defensive players, their landing spots, and what that could mean for us fantasy owners. How do they fit the team that drafted them? What kind of talent d...

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2020 Rookie IDP: Defensive Backs April 23, 2020

In this series, we analyze rookie IDP prospects by position group, giving you insight into where players will be selected and the pros and cons of each prospect’s game. Today, we’ll focus on the 2020 rookie defensive backs....

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2020 IDP Prospects: Linebacker April 22, 2020

Simmons has the skills and experience to be a star at the next level. The former Clemson star posted a sub 4.4 forty at the combine, which pushed his expected draft position into the top 10. A player who can be used in dozens of situations (see snap track...

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2020 IDP Prospects: Defensive Line April 18, 2020

In this series, we analyze rookie IDP prospects by position group, giving you insight into where players will be selected and the pros and cons of each prospect’s game. Today, we’ll focus on the defensive linemen. So, without further ado, let’s take...

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Still on the Market: Logan Ryan April 17, 2020

The biggest name still on the market for the cornerbacks has to be Logan Ryan. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the third round, as the 83rd selection overall of the 2013 NFL Draft. Ryan spent the first four seasons of his career with the Pat...

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Still on the Market: Everson Griffen April 16, 2020

The biggest name still on the market for the defensive side has to be Everson Griffen.  He was the fourth round selection, 100th pick overall in the 2010 NFL Draft, of the Minnesota Vikings. Griffen has spent his entire ten-year career with the Vikings. ...

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Still on the Market: Clowney April 13, 2020

The biggest name still on the market for the defensive side, has to be Jadeveon Clowney.  He was the first overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft, made by the Houston Texans. Clowney spent five seasons with Houston, where he improved each season and became a...

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IDP Change of Scenery: Denver to Baltimore April 9, 2020

One of the more intriguing names left on the market for me was Derek Wolfe, who just agreed to terms with Baltimore Ravens a few days ago. Interestingly enough they signed Wolfe just days after Michael Brockers had issues with his physical, who they had s...

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IDP Change of Scenery: Cleveland to Las Vegas April 8, 2020

One of the bigger names left on the market, Damarious Randall, just agreed to terms with the Las Vegas Raiders a few days ago. Unhappy with their veteran leadership and play at the safety position, they signed Randall to a one-year prove-it deal. There ar...

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