Tags Archives: Linebacker

Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 16 December 22, 2020

This has been by far the most challenging season of sit/start decisions I’ve encountered in my years of fantasy football. Those of you in championship games and toilet bowls alike should take a moment to reflect on a challenging season, pat yourself on ...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Top Free Agent Linebackers March 3, 2020

I truly believe the Rams have to resign Littleton. They have some youth behind him, but it is uncertain and unproven youth. Littleton went undrafted out of Washington and has developed into one of the league’s best linebackers. He went from a two year b...

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IDP Devy Preview August 18, 2019

The best way to get a leg up in your dynasty leagues is to know the next class of players before they hit the NFL. Whether you're a devy or regular dynasty IDP player, this article will help you identify some of the key players climbing the ranks at the c...

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Buy Low IDP Dynasty Assets July 24, 2019

I’m going to give you at least one buy low dynasty asset at each position, that I believe you are must own or you should stash away on your bench or taxi squads. These players may need a year or so to give you a significant return, but it will be worth ...

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Where is Your Favorite IDP Rookie Being Drafted? June 12, 2019

I am going to look at the top 10 IDP rookies being selected in rookie drafts, (as of June 1st ADP). Keep in mind that there are several different things to consider with this list. When compiling this info, I took numerous rookie drafts from all types of ...

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