Categories Archives: IDP

Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 15 December 15, 2020

The carnage of Week 14 is a not-so-friendly reminder to keep grinding all the way to the end of the season. Players who left the field with injuries include 49ers' LB Fred Warner, Cardinals' IDL Jordan Phillips, Bears' CB Jaylon Johnson, and no fewer than...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 13 December 11, 2020

The New England Patriots took ownership of the Los Angeles Chargers offense on Sunday in LA. New England's defense shut out Justin Herbert, Keenan Allen, Austin Ekeler, et al. in a game where New England’s DST produced three sacks, a blocked kick, two...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 14 December 8, 2020

There has never been a more difficult season for roster management in fantasy football. A typical season includes one list on which to reserve players for health reasons. The Reserve/Injured list with a designation to return allowed a team to stash a pla...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 12 December 5, 2020

WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK The Atlanta defense came to play in a home drubbing of the Las Vegas Raiders. Throughout the game, the Falcons defenders were terrific, creating five turnovers, registering five sacks, and scoring a touchdown in the victory. Dei...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 13 December 1, 2020

Opportunities to spot emerging talent in time to fuel a playoff run has passed. Week 13 is the final week of the fantasy regular season in many leagues. Playoff berths and seedings are on the line. Fantasy gamers, it’s time to survive and advance. That...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 11 November 27, 2020

On a mucky, wet Sunday afternoon in Cleveland, the Browns defense stood tall against the Carson Wentz led Eagles offense. Over four quarters, the Cleveland defense scored a touchdown, racked up five sacks, produced a safety, secured two interceptions, a...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 12 November 24, 2020

Our luck with injuries among fantasy-relevant IDPs could not last. The grim reality of NFL football conspired with the worsening pandemic to thin out the pool of impact players for our lineups. These factors together with a season-low 13 games this past w...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 10 November 20, 2020

WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK Vegas baby! After relinquishing an average of 32 points per game through their first six games, the Raiders’ defense has tightened up significantly over their last three showings. Since the start of November, Las Vegas has give...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 11 November 17, 2020

The rate of injuries was yet again merciful to IDP fantasy gamers. Rams safety Taylor Rapp was one of very few players rostered in more than a third of IDP leagues on MyFantasyLeague.com who exited early. Rapp doesn’t belong on a redraft roster in 2020 ...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 9 November 13, 2020

New Orleans is celebrating a mighty defensive performance this week, as their Saints defenders held Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to only three points on Sunday Night Football. The squad also snatched three interceptions and corralled three sac...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 10 November 10, 2020

It’s a wonderful time of the year! Young players have absorbed playbooks, have worked themselves into rotations, and have begun to show out. Maxx Crosby burst onto the scene in Week 9 of 2019, his rookie season, with 10 pressures of QB Philip Rivers on ...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 8 November 6, 2020

WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK The Miami Dolphins did it again. A few weeks after dominating the 49ers, the Dolphins destroyed Jared Goff and company to beat the Rams 28-17. The defense and special teams produced two interceptions, two fumble recoveries, two ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 9 November 3, 2020

If you follow this column, then you know I didn’t have my best week weeding out pretenders in the box scores of Week 7. In Week 8, Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen played more snaps than fellow safety Juan Thornhill for the first time since opening day whe...

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IDP Wrap Up: Week 7 October 30, 2020

On a cold, snow-filled, blustery day in Denver, the Kansas City defense and special teams took over the game against the Broncos. When finished with their day, the Chiefs DST had compiled three sacks, two fumbles, two interceptions, and had scored two tou...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 8 October 27, 2020

NFL box scores from Week 7 provide fantasy gamers plenty of points to chase on the waiver wire. Several established veterans repeated their Week 6 heroics and remain available in many leagues. Your writer might have some small part in the small ownership...

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Week 6 IDP Wrap Up October 23, 2020

The Tampa Bay defense put on a clinic Sunday afternoon in Florida. The squad put up five sacks, two interceptions and scored a touchdown while giving up only 201 yards and ten points to Green Bay. Shutting down the league’s most potent offense through f...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 7 October 20, 2020

The NFL collectively held its breath and put forward a full slate of games less regularly scheduled bye weeks. Setting line-ups was only normally frustrating without several studs on both sides of the ball who were off for Week 6. Those leaving the field...

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Week 5: IDP Wrap Up October 15, 2020

The Ravens' defense did it again. This week, at home versus the Bengals, Baltimore dominated on defense from the opening snap. The unit produced seven sacks, two fumbles recovered, an interception, and a touchdown in the game. IDP players of note include ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 6 October 13, 2020

Has there ever been a more difficult week in which to set line-ups for fantasy football? The sheer number of players entering the weekend with a “questionable” injury designation coupled with the threat of game postponements challenged roster depth or...

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Week Four IDP Wrap Up October 8, 2020

WHAT WE LEARNED THIS WEEK Philadelphia, winless through three weeks, relied on their defense to pull out their first victory. On Sunday Night Football, the Eagles registered five sacks, a fumble recovery, two interceptions, and a touchdown. Rodney McLeod,...

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