Tags Archives: IDP Player Profile

2016 Year in Review: Defensive Ends January 18, 2017

With the 2016 fantasy season over and done with, I decided to look back at each defensive position and publish my top 20 players at each. Let’s focus on the defensive ends here! Also check out the defensive tackles here. 20. Muhammad Wilkerson, New York...

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2016 Year in Review: Defensive Tackles January 16, 2017

With the 2016 fantasy season coming to a close, I decided to look back at each defensive position and publish my top players at each. What better place to start than with the defensive tackles? Today, I’ll give you notes as I count down my top 20. 20. C...

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IDP Rookie Review December 9, 2016

For the majority of leagues it’s now the end of our regular seasons. I’m going to take a look at some of the IDP rookie leaders and see how they stack up.  Youth is always worth monitoring in dynasty. Remember IDP scoring can vary a lot in the IDP co...

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LB Markus Golden, Arizona Cardinals October 30, 2016

When we’re looking for a fantasy linebacker, most of the time we’re searching for those LB’s who will get us consistent weekly points. By extension, the primary position we seek is more often than not at the MLB position. Looking at deeper leagues, ...

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DE Yannick Ngakoue, Jacksonville Jaguars October 21, 2016

Say it with me “Yannick Ngakoue” (IN-gah-kway) This is a name you are going to want to remember if you don’t know it by now. He was a monster coming out of the University of Maryland. Known as a “situational” pass rusher, Ngakoue has recently es...

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DE Charles Harris, Missouri Tigers October 15, 2016

One of my favorite qualities in a defensive end is versatility. Give me a player to use as a chess piece and I can get him in a favorable match-up. I love players who can stay on the field in a variety of roles and allow me to play my strengths […...

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LB Whitney Mercilus, Houston Texans September 25, 2016

When you think of the Texans your first thought I’m sure is of J J Watt. Nevertheless, every great defense has some exceptional contributors. It’s a team game after all. In fact, many times it’s other players who can benefit from a superstar and by ...

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DE Owa Odighizuwa, New York Giants July 20, 2016

The IDP world is always changing and owners need to keep their eyes open for value. Last year the Giants invested a third round pick in former UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa. He came into the league a bit banged up and ended his rookie season quit...

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LB Myles Jack, Jacksonville Jaguars July 17, 2016

One of the biggest stories coming out of the 2016 NFL Draft was the recovery of superstar, UCLA linebacker, Myles Jack, who got selected by the Jaguars in the second round. This athletic freak was a natural force as a running back early on, as well as a l...

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LB Blake Martinez, Green Bay Packers July 13, 2016

LB – Blake Martinez, Green Bay Packers College Ball Martinez played his college ball at Stanford. He really began to shine as a junior. The game slowed down for him and it began to showcase his skills when it did. With confidence restored, he managed ...

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LB Darron Lee, New York Jets July 9, 2016

For the past few seasons, Ohio State has been flush with dominate defensive play makers. When the 2016 NFL Draft came around, most of the Buckeye defense decided to migrate to the NFL along with one of their best players, linebacker Darron Lee (selected b...

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LB B.J. Goodson, New York Giants July 7, 2016

B.J. stands at 6’1 and 242 pounds. He is from Lamar, South Carolina, a small town that has a population under a thousand. He played college ball for 4 years. He was limited early on as he played behind some talent. Stephone Anthony blocked him from star...

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DE Derek Wolfe, Denver Broncos June 28, 2016

The Big Bad Ohio Wolf(e) As I share with you my 3rd player profile, I’d like to point out that this man is a native Ohioan, like myself. So, expect there to be a bit of bias. Now, let’s get to the good stuff! Humble Beginnings Wolfe grew up near [&hel...

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LB Jaylon Smith, Dallas Cowboys June 24, 2016

The 2016 NFL Draft was undoubtedly a tragic storyline for former Notre Dame, now current Dallas Cowboy linebacker Jaylon Smith. The backer appeared to have all but secured himself a sure top ten selection with his tremendous athleticism and collegiate pr...

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LB Reggie Ragland, Buffalo Bills June 16, 2016

Every so often a player comes along who could have played a few decades ago, old school as it were; that guy is former Bama backer Reggie Ragland. His physical, no-nonsense style translates to the modern-day smash mouth defense that the Ryan brother like ...

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LB Deion Jones, Atlanta Falcons June 11, 2016

Every player, from pee-wee up to college, dreams of making it into the NFL. It’s that dream and focus which drives these young players towards achieving personal and professional greatness. Those that have the skill make the leap from high school to c...

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DT Aaron Donald, Los Angeles Rams June 8, 2016

Right off the bat I still cannot believe that this player, in my next Player Profile, only received four scholarship offers coming out of high school and NONE coming from the touted SEC. I’ll let that sink in for you for a second. Coming out of the Univ...

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DT Sheldon Rankins, New Orleans Saints June 5, 2016

With the NFL Draft over, dynasty owners are combing for lesser known playmakers, especially on the defensive line. Look no further than former Louisville Cardinal, now New Orleans Saint defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins. One of the reasons to further expl...

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S Keanu Neal, Atlanta Falcons May 31, 2016

One of the biggest surprises in the 1st round of the 2016 NFL Draft was the Atlanta Falcons selection of former Florida safety, Keanu Neal. It’s not that he isn’t a talented playmaker, but that the safety is more of a thumper who enjoys hitting peop...

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LB Scooby Wright III, Cleveland Browns May 22, 2016

Your dynasty rookie drafts are usually filled with tremendous athletes, but sometimes an old-fashioned throwback player gets drafted. The Browns selected one of those linebackers in former Arizona Scooby Wright III. He had an outstanding 2014 season winni...

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