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Articles: IDP/Kick Returners

2017 Post-Draft IDP Stock Watch
2017 Post-Draft IDP Stock Watch
PUBLISHED: Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:45 PM EDT
Now that the 2017 NFL Draft has concluded, it's time to take a look into how the IDP landscape may have shifted for the upcoming season. This year's draft featured a truckload of DBs, and a healthy amount of DLs. The LB class was a little lacking, however. Day One featured 19 defensive players, with...
Championship Round Kick Returners Preview
Championship Round Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, January 21, 2017 08:58 AM EST
R Player  Tm  Pos Vs.  2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments  1 Eric Weems Atl WR GB 0 13 0 59 0 Weems resumed the dual return role in the Divisional playoff round. 2 Dion Lewis NE RB Pit 1 0 0 48 0 ...
Divisional Round Kick Returners Preview
Divisional Round Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, January 13, 2017 05:57 PM EST
R Player  Tm  Pos Vs.  2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments  1 Lucky Whitehead Dal WR GB 0 10 0 63 0 Whitehead had just one kick return for 21 yards against Green Bay in their first meeting back in Week 6. ...
Wild-Card Round Kick Returners Preview
Wild-Card Round Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, January 10, 2017 11:16 PM EST
          R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Jalen Richard [R] Oak RB at Hou ...
Week 17 Kick Returners Preview
Week 17 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, December 31, 2016 09:46 AM EST
      R         Player     Tm     Pos     Vs.     2016 TDs     PR Yds     PR TDs...
Week 17 IDP Tackle Report
Week 17 IDP Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 11:52 AM EST
Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compares in tackles recorded, solos vs. assists, and Total Tackle Value (weighting a solo tackle as 1 and an assist as 0.5). I’m going to use an average of the tackles and TTV, so that the teams who have played more home games...
Week 17 IDP Waiver Wire
Week 17 IDP Waiver Wire
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 01:25 PM EST
*Due to the nature of Week 17, the focus of this article will be on IDPs who are on teams who still have something to play for, as defensive playing time is volatile even under “normal” circumstances. However, there will be a few exceptions, which will be noted. Teams capable of improving their p...
Week 7 Kick Returners Preview
Week 7 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 12:32 PM EDT
R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Cody Latimer Den WR Hou 0 0 0 90 0.1 All but two of the Texans 25 kickoffs ...
Week 6 IDP Snap Report
Week 6 IDP Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 11:15 AM EDT
In an effort to streamline more usable info from an exhaustive snap chart and deliver it in a way that’s easier to help with difficult lineup decisions, the IDP Snap Report is focusing more attention on important usage shifts, and spending less time reporting the obvious. (ex. Luke Kuechly plays lot...
Week 7 Thursday IDP Preview
Week 7 Thursday IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 09:14 AM EDT
Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers Overview The Green Bay Packers (3-2) host the Chicago Bears (1-5) in one of the oldest division rivalries in the NFL. Both teams come in dealing with injuries on both sides of the ball, making the starting lineups in this matchup quite different than either had p...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 7
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 7
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 21, 2016 08:25 AM EDT
Notable IDP Injuries Seahawks DL Michael Bennett suffered a right knee injury and did not return. He’s expected to play in Week Seven. Chiefs CB Marcus Peters injured his shoulder. Dolphins SS Reshad Jones injured his shoulder and did not return. He may miss time. Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs left w...
Week 5 IDP Snap Report
Week 5 IDP Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 09:52 PM EDT
In an effort to streamline more usable info from an exhaustive snap chart and deliver it in a way that’s easier to help with difficult lineup decisions, the IDP Snap Report is focusing more attention on important usage shifts, and spending less time reporting the obvious. (ex. Luke Kuechly plays lot...
Week 6 Kick Returners Preview
Week 6 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:21 PM EDT
R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Quan Bray Ind WR at Hou 0 ...
Week 5 Tackle Report
Week 5 Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Friday, October 14, 2016 08:04 PM EDT
Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compares in tackles recorded, solos vs. assists, and Total Tackle Value (weighting a solo tackle as 1 and an assist as 0.5). I’m going to use an average of the tackles and TTV, so that the teams who have played more home games d...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 6
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 6
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 04:32 PM EDT
Notable IDP Injuries Rams CB Trumaine Johnson suffered an ankle injury and did not return. Giants CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie injured his groin. Giants CB Eli Apple injured his groin and did not return. Colts CB Patrick Robinson left with a knee injury. Steelers DE Cameron Heyward left with ...
Week 5 IDP Preview
Week 5 IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 11:12 PM EDT
This season’s IDP preview is a streamlined view of the many different factors that go into the players on these lists. Each of the categories will consider the impact of the player, the matchup, the stadium, and even factors such as weather, injuries, or whatever else we think could impact a player ...
Week 4 IDP Snap Report
Week 4 IDP Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 10:05 PM EDT
In an effort to streamline more usable info from an exhaustive snap chart and deliver it in a way that’s easier to help with difficult lineup decisions, the IDP Snap Report is focusing more attention on important usage shifts, and spending less time reporting the obvious. (ex. Luke Kuechly plays lot...
Week 5 Thursday IDP Preview
Week 5 Thursday IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 09:59 PM EDT
Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers   Overview The Arizona Cardinals (1-3) travel to San Francisco to face the 49ers (1-3), with both teams struggling out of the gate. Drew Stanton will be starting for Carson Palmer (Out – concussion), and brings a limping offense to go up against a limping ...
Week 5 Kick Returners Preview
Week 5 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 09:56 PM EDT
By Tom Simons, Staff Writer               R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Cordarrelle Patterson ...
Week 5 Tackle Report
Week 5 Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 09:04 PM EDT
We’re a month into the season and most teams have played multiple games at home, so now we have enough data to sink our teeth into. So far, most our assumptions on generous or stingy tackle stadiums have been consistent from Week One.   Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 5
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 5
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 8, 2016 09:01 PM EDT
Bye weeks and injuries are never good, but this week we welcome some quality IDPs back home after their suspensions have been lifted, so there’s a chance they’re showing up just in time. Also, some early season fantasy flukes might not be so fluky after all… Notable IDP Injuries 49ers DE DeForest ...
Week 4 Kick Returners Preview
Week 4 Kick Returners Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 1, 2016 06:38 PM EDT
By Tom Simons, Staff Writer             R Player Tm Pos Vs. 2016 TDs PR Yds PR TDs KR Yds KR TDs Comments 1 Marc Mariani Ten ...
Week 4 IDP Preview
Week 4 IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 1, 2016 05:26 PM EDT
This season’s IDP preview is a streamlined view of the many different factors that go into the players on these lists. Each of the categories will consider the impact of the player, the matchup, the stadium, and even factors such as weather, injuries, or whatever else we think could impact a player ...
Week 3 IDP Snap Report
Week 3 IDP Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 1, 2016 05:15 PM EDT
In an effort to streamline more usable info from an exhaustive snap chart and deliver it in a way that’s easier to help with difficult lineup decisions, the IDP Snap Report is focusing more attention on important usage shifts, and spending less time reporting the obvious. (ex. Luke Kuechly plays lot...
Week 4 Thursday IDP Preview
Week 4 Thursday IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 1, 2016 12:06 PM EDT
Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals Overview The Cincinnati Bengals (1-2) host the Miami Dolphins (1-2), as both teams are already struggling to stay relevant in their respective divisions. The Bengals are on a two game losing streak, while the ‘Phins pulled out an overtime win, breathing some li...

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