Tags Archives: Safety

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 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 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 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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What If? A Jamal Adams Trade Story July 22, 2020

Jamal Adams deserves to get paid. Is he worth the $20 million-plus a year he's rumored to be seeking though? Today's top-paid safeties don't even make $15 million a year. The Jets say they want to make Adams a Jet for life, but they don't seem motivated t...

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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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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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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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IDP Divisional Breakdown: NFC West May 28, 2019

Free agency and the draft are finished and though we are still three-plus months from the beginning of the season teams are starting to resemble what they are going to be heading into the season. I’m going to go division by division breaking down the ID...

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Senior Bowl Week: Defensive Standouts January 29, 2019

  After a bustling week in Mobile, here are some thoughts on a talented class of defensive players that were on display at the Senior Bowl. It was a superb week for many front-seven defenders, a group that was definitely the star of the week. As mentione...

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Words on Every Drafted Safety May 11, 2018

Round 1: –Minkah Fitzpatrick (11th overall) Miami Dolphins Confusing move here especially considering the Dolphins had more pressing needs. Reshad Jones and T.J. McDonald are entrenched as starting safeties. So basically Miami spent this high pick on ni...

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IDP Rookie Mid-Season Review: Part 3: DB Edition November 5, 2017

We’re just over halfway through the 2017 regular season in the NFL. The IDP team reviewed the 2017 rookie class:  what they’ve done this season so far and what we can expect going forward. @DFF_IDPDoc and @seahawksdan8 will continue with the DB rooki...

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Under the Radar: Week 3 IDP Starters September 24, 2017

It is time to sip that Sunday coffee and tweak those lineups. We have a full day of football ahead. These sleepers I will share with you are under a 50% start rate on MFL. If you’re looking for a flex add, or need a starting option, these will be [&hell...

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