IDP Analysis: Week 6 Matchups
IDP Analysis: Week 6 Matchups

This article is part of our IDP Analysis series.

With rosters of all shapes and sizes, IDP advice can be a bit tricky, so the purpose of this article is to point out players whose value is elevated for the upcoming week. Some of these players will be superstars while others will be players found on many waiver wires. Whether you're streaming IDPs each week or have a stocked roster, this "one size fits" all approach will hopefully help most everyone find a weekly edge.

Linebackers

Wesley Woodyard, Derrick Morgan, Rashaan Evans, Titans: The Titans-Ravens game has all the makings of a low-scoring slugfest. Since neither team is likely to play with a large lead, the Ravens should have little problem leaning upon their rushing attack to wear down the Tennessee defense. This is just the type of game in which the Titans linebackers should thrive and post solid IDP totals.

C.J. Mosley, Patrick Onwuasor, Matt Judon, Ravens:
It stands to reason this game should be full of rushing attempts. It's not as if the Tennessee coaching staff is shy about running the football. In addition, the Titans don't seem eager to make Marcus Mariota the centerpiece of the offense. Since this game likely will be quite close, this could be a big week for the Baltimore run stoppers.

Tahir Whitehead, Derrick Johnson, Emmanuel Lamur, Raiders:
The Seahawks made a concerted effort the last few weeks to run more. Not only have they fed their running backs, but they've had

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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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