Welcome to the IDP Edge Crushers, the Dynasty Football Network’s IDP-centric show. We are your hosts Dan Cook and Darrell Winstead. Are you ready for some tenacious IDP discussion? We’ve got you covered from your LB1 to your taxi squad. This is the IDP Edge Crushers!
This week’s topics include our News and Notes and IDP leagues. What should you look for, how should you set it up and how should you draft.
News and Notes –
Lesean McCoy accused of domestic violence
Raiders want to use LB Bruce Irvin more as a pass rusher
Demarcus Lawrence in possible contract standoff
Leighton Vander Esch projected to start on weak side
Landon Collins expected to get big pay day in 2019
MAIN EVENT – IDP 101
DL, LB, DB
DT, DE, LB, CB, S
Number of Starters:
Dipping your toes: 1 or 2 starters per position
3 of each DL, LB, DB positions
“Real” 11 defense
1 per tackle, .5 assist, 3 points for big plays (Sack/INT/FF)
Similar tackle points, but with 6 points per big play or yardage added for interception/fumble returns/sack yardage
Tiered Scoring to balance out the positions
|Sacks (per ½)||3||3||3.5||3||3|
|Tackle for Loss||3||2||2||2||2|
Interceptions, fumbles, and safeties worth 6 points each
Putting league together – decide positions and scoring for defense first, look at your league points from last season to determine any switches you want to make (make DTs more valuable, TEs CBs etc)
Drafting/joining league – Look at scoring first
Build around top DE, Tier 1 LBs, Top safeties depending on scoring of course
Treat DTs/CBs like tight ends don’t overdraft, but if there is a value take it.
Also similar to tight end position see if there is a premium on the position.
ALWAYS KNOW YOUR SCORING AND STARTING REQUIREMENTS
Darrell’s IDP Devy Diamond:
LB Devin White LSU Junior 6’1 / 248
Fierce hitter with elite speed. A tackle machine who can rush passer and drop in coverage. Attacks the point of impact with big power. Explosive and aggressive. Has smooth and quick change of direction.
IDP Trade of the Week:
Deone Bucannon & Jaime Collins for Eric Kendricks
Donta Hightower & Darron Lee for Jarrad Davis
Doug Martin, Ezekiel Ansah, & Takkarist McKinley for Demarcus Lawrence
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