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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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Easy Like Sunday Morning: Week 12 Edition November 24, 2019

This article is meant to be a quick recap of news from the last week, thoughts going into each week’s games, notes on injuries, guys to put on your radar, etc. It'll be a quick article every week because we're all busy Sunday mornings.

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 12 November 19, 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 11 is no different. Players leaving the field with injuries sustained ...

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 11 November 12, 2019

Week 10’s game against the Chargers was a watershed moment on national television for the Raiders’ pass rush. The choices of Clelin Ferrell and Maxx Crosby in the 2019 NFL draft aimed to address a historically bad pass rush the year prior.

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Raiding the IDP Waiver Wire: Week 10 November 5, 2019

Halfway through the NFL season, attrition due to injury has indiscriminately claimed stars and role players alike. The players named below can be considered to replace injured, underperforming, or otherwise unavailable IDPs on fantasy football rosters. Th...

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