Categories Archives: IDP

Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 5 October 6, 2020

Upon completion of one-quarter of the NFL season, we have enough evidence to conclude who players are and how they fit into their respective defenses. Players who we know are good finally made good on their preseason promise. Bengals' RB Joe Mixon and Bro...

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Week 3 IDP Wrap Up October 1, 2020

The Tampa Bay defense went off on Sunday. On the road, albeit against the Broncos backup quarterback, the Buccaneers beat up Denver’s offense. On the day, the group tallied six sacks, two interceptions, a safety, and a blocked kick while surrendering on...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 4 September 29, 2020

Your author assumed responsibility for this weekly column midway through the 2019 season. Deep into a fantasy football season, the waiver wire is often simply a source for a line-up salve. I sought to recommend a player that could help a team survive and ...

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Nick Bosa Injury: Rapid Reaction September 29, 2020

I want to preface this article by saying that I will be using IDP123 scoring for reference in this article and future articles. It was created by Jordan Rains (@50shadesofdrunk on Twitter) to give us a more simplified and balanced system for IDP. We have ...

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Week Two IDP Wrap Up September 24, 2020

Get the latest news, including injury information, and stats for IDP players in Week 2 of the NFL.

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 2 September 22, 2020

In light of what we saw in Week 2, Week 1 reminds me of the first scene at the Moscow hospital in the television series “Chernobyl.” Firefighters responded to the explosion of a nuclear reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear reactor in Ukraine. Those that s...

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Week One IDP Wrap Up September 17, 2020

The Vikings defense was… well… terrible on Sunday. Minnesota gave up 43 points and 522 yards at home against the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings defensive backs are young and inexperienced, which puts a lot of pressure on veterans like Eric Kendricks, ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 1 September 15, 2020

Welcome back to Dynasty Football Factory’s weekly in-season column, Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire! I write tonight with feelings of relief and exaltation that the NFL has returned to the field with a product we recognize well. I’m excited to see how mu...

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Covering Your Bets: 2020 Cornerback Ranks September 2, 2020

The fantasy value of cornerbacks is highly volatile for each player year over year but quite flat as a group throughout each season. Theories about what makes a cornerback a good IDP option abound. Some fantasy gamers seek a cornerback playing press-ma...

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Every Angle of the Yannick Ngakoue Trade September 1, 2020

In what has already been an unpredictable offseason, we have now witnessed a trade involving a big-time defensive star and cornerstone defensive pass-rusher in Yannick Ngakoue. Reports have surfaced that the Jaguars have traded Ngakoue to the Minnesota Vi...

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Dynasty Chef Steve’s My Guys August 31, 2020

I want to start this article by saying I'm not much of a ranker. I admire all the hard work you guys put into your rankings. You guys are amazing! Now I want to highlight some players from the redraft rankings put out by my fellow IDP writer and ranker on...

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Who You Got: Budda Baker vs Tyrann Mathieu August 27, 2020

Budda Baker has been a tackling machine since joining the NFL. In his three seasons as a pro, Baker has racked up 323 combined tackles. That’s over 107 tackles per season, all while missing two games folks! As mentioned in the profile section above, Bak...

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Jacks of All Trades Trump the Field: 2020 Safety Ranks August 17, 2020

Seasonal (redraft) ranks will appear in article form this year at Dynasty Football Factory. The IDP ranks in spreadsheet form are and will remain for a dynasty format. I’ll update the dynasty ranks year-round, thus making available a rare resource for I...

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Slim Pickings: 2020 Interior Defensive Linemen Ranks August 12, 2020

The scarcity of defensive ends that challenge fantasy gamers assembling rosters in conventional-position IDP leagues shifts to the interior in true-position IDP. I’ve ranked 62 interior defensive linemen for 2020 because every IDL with a pulse will even...

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Stock Up to Win: 2020 EDGE Ranks August 11, 2020

2019 was a banner year for rookie edge defenders. Several more break-out performances from players that fantasy gamers had left for dead combine with the rookies good depth to the EDGE position. The position mirrors the wide-receiver position in that ther...

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Who You Got: Battle of the Bosas August 10, 2020

Joey and Nick Bosa are both amazing talents with nearly identical profiles. Joey is a known commodity with a little extra size, and his production is proven. He knows he’ll be playing in Los Angeles through his prime and is a model IDP asset...

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Shoot for the Moon: 2020 Linebacker Ranks August 8, 2020

Seasonal (redraft) ranks will appear in article form this year at Dynasty Football Factory. The IDP ranks in spreadsheet form are and will remain for a dynasty format. I’ll update these dynasty ranks year-round, thus making available a rare resource for...

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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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