IDP Analysis: Preseason Watch List – Outside Linebackers
IDP Analysis: Preseason Watch List – Outside Linebackers

This article is part of our IDP Analysis series.

As we near the start of training camp, it's a great time to get an early look at some players who could be in line to outproduce expectations and become excellent values on draft day. Some of these players stand to benefit from a change in scenery while others appear on the verge of breaking out. Last week, we looked at defensive linemen, and this week we'll move to the outside linebackers.

Vinny Curry, Buccaneers
Back in 2014, Curry appeared to be a player on the rise, as he posted nine sacks, but he followed up that with just 9.5 sacks over the following three seasons. The main reason his totals fell so drastically was that he played for the Eagles, who had a very deep rotation of solid pass rushers, which limited his potential to pile up strong sack numbers.

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Jim Coventry
Coventry covers football and baseball for RotoWire. He started playing fantasy football in 1994 and won a national contest in 1996. He also nabbed five top-50 finishes in national contests from 2008 to 2012 before turning his attention to DFS. A published author, Coventry wrote a book about relationships, "The Secret of Life", in 2013.
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