2017 IDP Values

Each season a slew of rookie IDPs enter the fold, along with several veterans who have swapped teams, defensive coordinators, or have durability or injury concerns. This can create a minefield when it comes to drafting players based on past statistical data.

Let’s look at some players who are being overlooked in drafts, as well as some players who might not live up to the hype.

*Any reference to ADP (Average Draft Position) is based on data from myfantasyleague.com (MFL). For example, if an LB has an ADP of 6, they’re the 6th linebacker off the boards over at MFL. Any reference to tiers – DB1 or LB3 for example – assumes a typical 12-mean league. For instance, a DL1 would fall in the top 12 DLs.



Defensive Linemen

Damon Harrison (DT, NYG) – I know it’s hard to look at a nose tackle and think “fantasy bonanza.” But this dude eats up ball carriers like they’re R...

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Justin Varnes
IDP Analyst

Initially a subscriber to Fantasy Guru, Justin became the company’s IDP Analyst in 2015. He produces both preseason and in-season content geared towards IDPers, including weekly defensive player previews. Follow him on Twitter at @downwithIDP.