Week 5 Thursday IDP Preview

Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers



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 offense on the other side of the field. This could be a huge game for IDPs.


Home Stat Crew

The stat crew in San Francisco ranks just outside the top-5 in Total Tackle Value. This is due in large part to the 49ers fast-paced offense. The Arizona IDPs are used to middle-of-the-road tackle numbers, but that’s based largely on their poor number of total defensive snaps. Coming to San Fran should help them get a much-needed boost in opportunity.


Matchups to Watch

Tyrann Mathieu vs. Blaine Gabbert

The Cardinals have eased Mathieu back into action after h...

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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.