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2022 DFF Draft Coverage: Jaquan Brisker April 30, 2022

Jaquan Brisker should leapfrog all the safeties taken ahead of him except Kyle Hamilton in rookie safety ranks. His only competition to start alongside rangy Eddie Jackson is a career back-up, Deandre Houston Carson. Better yet, the Bears have a new defen...

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2022 DFF Draft Coverage: Troy Andersen April 30, 2022

Anderson joins a thin LB corps in Atlanta and a group of players that have struggled in the NFL. Deion Jones was once considered a rising star, but 2022 is likely his last chance to avoid the fate of an NFL journeyman. The other starter is likely Rashaan ...

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2022 DFF Draft Coverage: Boye Mafe April 29, 2022

Mafe was a three-star recruit from Hopkins, Minnesota who opted to play for his home-state team, the Golden Gophers. The redshirt senior took time to develop and emerge at the University of Minnesota despite an athletic profile extraordinary in the Twin C...

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2022 DFF Draft Coverage: Arnold Ebiketie April 29, 2022

Ebiketie was a three-star recruit from Kensington, Maryland who began his college career at Temple. He didn’t emerge until his junior year but parlayed his performance in a pandemic-shortened season into a scholarship at Penn State. He replaced Odafe Ow...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 17 December 29, 2021

Welcome to the sixteenth and final weekly edition of “Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire” for 2021! For those returning for another installment of defensive player recommendations, your interest and support are appreciated!

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Raiding The IDP Waiver Wire: Week 16 December 21, 2021

Week 15 has been the most chaotic week of the 2021 season. Arguably no fantasy playoff round has ever been more challenging than this. The waiver-wire moves that fantasy gamers are making this week are season-saving moves made at the eleventh hour in reac...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 15 December 14, 2021

“Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire” is written for fantasy football gamers in leagues that require a full complement of 11 defensive starters in leagues of 12 to 16 teams. Recommendations rely on scoring settings from FantasyPros.com, even though their valu...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 14 December 7, 2021

“Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire” is written for fantasy football gamers in leagues that require a full complement of 11 defensive starters in leagues of 12 to 16 teams. Recommendations rely on scoring settings from FantasyPros.com, even though their val...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 13 November 30, 2021

“Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire” is written for fantasy football gamers in leagues that require a full complement of 11 defensive starters in leagues of 12 to 16 teams. Recommendations rely on scoring settings from FantasyPros.com, even though their valu...

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Raiding The IDP Waiver Wire: Week 12 November 23, 2021

Players qualifying for this column are those rostered in no more than a third of IDP leagues on MyFantasyLeague.com (MFL); moreover, new names appear in each edition. Occasional readers are encouraged to visit past weeks’ write-ups for more options. F...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 11 November 16, 2021

“Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire” is written for fantasy football gamers in leagues that require a full complement of 11 defensive starters in leagues of 12 to 16 teams. Recommendations rely on scoring settings from FantasyPros.com, even though their val...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing: Part 2 March 6, 2020

Anticipating and acting on scheme change is a risk/reward proposition in fantasy football. Correctly anticipating an edge defender’s new role in a defense can deliver a difference-maker at the most valuable IDP position. There, I said it! The value abov...

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Schemes Are Ch-Ch-Changing – Cha-Ching February 15, 2020

11 of 32 NFL teams are undergoing a change of defensive coordinator. This topic is underreported for this author’s appetite. Tripp Brebner examines how a scheme change will impact defensive players on the Cleveland Browns, with more articles to come. ...

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Threatened Species: IDP Impact of Panthers’ Regime Change January 25, 2020

The good news for fantasy gamers is that many Panthers carry the preferred position designations of the 4-3 defense that the team ran in 2018. In 2019, regular contributors like Kawann Short, Gerald McCoy, Mario Addison, Bruce Irvin, Brian Burns, and Marq...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 16 December 17, 2019

The players recommended below are available in at least two-thirds of IDP leagues on MyFantasyLeague.com (MFL). Recommendations are position-specific for lineup requirements, including cornerbacks and defensive tackles unless noted otherwise.

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 15 December 10, 2019

The playoffs will be or already underway in most fantasy leagues in Week 15. Time has run out to put chips on players in hopes that they emerge. Injury replacements can prove risky, as well. Reserve players thrust into full-time roles can find themselves ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 14 December 3, 2019

Finding productive players for next week’s fantasy football line-ups involves identifying emerging young players and spotting the “next man up” due to injury or transaction. NFL teams have played three-quarters of their games. Those teams playing fo...

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Potential Fantasy Playoff Studs: IDP Edition November 29, 2019

The following IDPs are set up for success based on plus matchups down the stretch. They are tiered based on their potential cost of acquisition via last-minute trade or FAAB bid. They might be the keys to a fantasy title worth chirping about!

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 13 November 26, 2019

Finding productive players for next week’s fantasy football line-ups involves identifying emerging young players and spotting the “next man up” due to injury or transaction. Week 13 is no different. Players leaving the field with injuries sustained ...

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