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Articles: IDP/Kick Returners

Week 4 Tackle Report
Week 4 Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:34 AM EDT
It’s still too early for these numbers to be completely reliable, but by now every team has played at least one home game, and those who have played two are building their case for whether they can help or hurt our IDPs. Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compar...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 4
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 4
PUBLISHED: Saturday, October 1, 2016 10:10 AM EDT
We’re three weeks into the NFL regular season, and some things are starting to settle in for our IDPs. Some surprising players early on are looking like steady producers, while some stalwarts finally showed why they’re worth hanging onto. But first, the M.A.S.H. report… Notable IDP Injuries Lions ...
Week 3 IDP Preview
Week 3 IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, September 30, 2016 03:24 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 Thursday IDP Preview
Week 3 Thursday IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Friday, September 23, 2016 12:23 AM EDT
Houston Texans at New England Patriots   Overview The New England Patriots (2-0) host the Houston Texans (2-0), with a perfect record on the line. The Patriots are so thin at QB that the team is planning on carrying Julian Edelman as their backup QB. Both defenses have played well so far this sea...
Week 2 IDP Snap Report
Week 2 IDP Snap Report
PUBLISHED: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:56 PM EDT
Each week, we’ll review some of the notable shifts and trends in playing time for our IDPs. We’ll also offer insight into why certain players played more or less than expected. Arizona Cardinals DE Calais Campbell played 48 snaps (61%) in Week 2. The Cardinals had a healthy lead and gave their sta...
Week 2 Tackle Report
Week 2 Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:52 PM EDT
Although we’re still a few weeks away from these figures normalizing (some teams haven’t played at home yet, and some teams have played at home twice), a few pieces of the puzzle are starting to come together.   Home Crew Tackle Chart Here’s a breakdown of how each team’s stat crew compares in ta...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 3
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 3
PUBLISHED: Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Whoa. What a rough Week Two for IDPs. Who am I kidding? For fantasy football in general. Luckily, there are some intriguing options on the wire this week. We’ll look at some LBs who are taking tackles away from studs, and DBs who are living in the penthouse, but practically unowned.   Notable IDP ...
Week 1 Tackle Report
Week 1 Tackle Report
PUBLISHED: Saturday, September 17, 2016 11:25 AM EDT
This season I’m introducing a new weekly look at tackles recorded by each stadium. I’ll be charting trends in how home stat crews compare in terms of tackle value, as well providing some insight as to how we can use these figures to our advantage to make tough start/sit and waiver wire decisions.  ...
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 2
IDP Waiver Wire: Week 2
PUBLISHED: Saturday, September 17, 2016 11:17 AM EDT
I know. How on Earth are we already mining the waiver wire for IDPs? Week One can be brutal, particularly since coaches don’t show their cards in the preseason, and often roles and usage aren’t clear until we already have a game in the books. Plus, there’s that whole injury thing. So here we are. Bu...
Week 1 Thursday Night IDP Preview
Week 1 Thursday Night IDP Preview
PUBLISHED: Wednesday, September 7, 2016 09:19 PM EDT
Carolina Panthers at Denver Broncos   Overview FOOTBALL IS BACK. OK, I just needed to get that off my chest. The 2016 season begins in Denver, CO as the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos host NFL’s Runner Up, the Carolina Panthers. Cam Newton has stated that this isn’t a rematch, just...
Preseason IDP Stock Watch
Preseason IDP Stock Watch
PUBLISHED: Tuesday, September 6, 2016 03:22 PM EDT
The Preseason IDP Stock Watch report will be updated regularly with all the latest news and notes relevant to IDP leagues. Whether it’s an injury or a coach’s comment about playing time or role, we’ll try to help you sort out what it all means for your drafts. This Stock Watch will continue througho...
IDP Injuries, Suspension, Activations
IDP Injuries, Suspension, Activations
PUBLISHED: Friday, August 26, 2016 12:01 PM EDT
One of the most frustrating aspects of the preseason for any fantasy owner is trying to keep up with and properly value each player who gets injured, suspended, or is coming back from an injury. With daily reports of what’s-his-name leaving the practice field early and so-and-so still rehabbing from...