Tags Archives: LB

Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 2 September 14, 2021

Welcome back to another season of “Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire!” This weekly column will help you, the reader, plunder your league’s waiver wire for real value where it counts: in your line-ups. We’ll dig into the past week’s top performers amon...

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IDP Crystal Ball Week 1 September 11, 2021

METHODOLOGY In this weekly article, we will take a look at a couple of IDP players available in many leagues that appear to show promise or have a foreseeable path to time on the field and production. In leagues with deeper rosters, these are players to s...

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IDP Post-Rookie Draft Waiver Targets June 3, 2021

Each season in dynasty leagues there are post-rookie draft waiver targets that provide a tremendous value for owners who were savvy or lucky enough to find them on their roster. Some provide an immediate “home-run” return like Kamren Curl did last sea...

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2020 IDP Wrap Up: Off-Ball Linebacker June 2, 2021

We learned that the young star linebackers were prepared to dominate once again! Both Roquan Smith and Devin White came into 2020 with extremely high expectations, and both delivered with resounding success. These two superstars combined for 280 total tac...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Nick Bolton to the Chiefs May 1, 2021

Nick Bolton played in all 13 games as a true freshman where he recorded 22 tackles, one sack, and one TFL. He developed from promising up-and-comer to SEC defensive star in 2019, earning first-team all-conference honors after leading the league with 8.9 t...

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DFF Draft Coverage: Micah Parsons to the Cowboys May 1, 2021

Micah Parsons was regarded as a top-ten prospect out of high school across the nation and was honored as the American Family Insurance National Defensive Player of the Year. Although he was not nominally a starter in his first year in Happy Valley, he ear...

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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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IDP Devy Rankings Top 25 March 30, 2020

#1 JR, LB, Micah Parsons, Penn State Parsons led the team in tackles as a true freshman (82) and wasn’t a full-time starter. A year later he was that starter and led the team again (109) while becoming a complete impact linebacker. Along with his 109 t...

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IDP Change of Scenery: Atlanta to Tennessee March 20, 2020

Being patient, the Titans sat back, let the market set itself and then went after their target. The player that they chose was outside linebacker Vic Beasley, formerly of the Atlanta Falcons.

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Killing the Combine March 18, 2020

Every year we seem to have a handful of players that amaze us with there athletic awesomeness. Even when we expect great results from certain players, we still get wowed. This year was no exception, as there was once again some standout take notice perfor...

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Dynamic Ducks March 10, 2020

The Oregon Ducks have one of the best up and coming defenses in college football. Even losing such a high caliber player such as senior linebacker Troy Dye to the NFL Draft, the cupboard is far from bare in Eugene. The Ducks have some super talented young...

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Linebacker Prospect Draft Watch January 9, 2020

With college bowl season in full swing and I continue to dig deep into my draft prep, I thought I would take the time to go over some of the potential prospects at the linebacker position. Keep in mind, this is just who I have watched to this point so far...

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IDP Stock Market: Week 16 Championship Week December 18, 2019

Well, if you have made it to this week and still playing, a huge congratulations to you. This is the championship game week for almost all leagues. Hopefully, my suggestions have steered you in the right direction and improved your IDP portfolios. This we...

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IDP Stock Market: Week 13 Edition November 30, 2019

This week I will help you find those pieces that you need this year and beyond. Hopefully, my suggestions have steered you in the right direction and improved your IDP portfolios....

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Senior Bowl Preview: Linebackers January 16, 2019

After diving into Senior Bowl’s most talented position group yesterday here on DFF Devy, today I look at a more underwhelming bunch, the linebackers. Last year in Mobile, Darius Leonard, a small-school linebacker from South Carolina State, shined brigh...

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Skai Moore – LB Player Profile February 23, 2018

Background – 6’1”, 218 lb OLB – He earned his place on the 2017 ALL-SEC (coaches) Team for his leadership and productivity. – He holds a tie for most interceptions (14) in school history (dare we say, he is a “ballhawk”?) – Pro day schedul...

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Rashaan Evans – LB Player Profile February 17, 2018

Rashaan Evans – LB, Alabama Background -6’3″, 235 lbs. 5-star LB recruit entering college. Took his first two years in college to really get a feel for his position, which came in limited, yet productive snaps. Entering his junior year he was moved...

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IDP Sophomore Sleepers: Linebacker Edition February 16, 2018

As IDP enthusiasts we fall in love with prospects every year. Annually my summer ends with cutting one, two or three of the rookie safeties I have collected on a hunch in the hopes that they will start. Inevitably I cut the wrong guy (i.e. Budda Baker). S...

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