IDP Analysis: Week 2 Matchups
IDP Analysis: Week 2 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 values are elevated for the upcoming week. Some of these players will be superstars, while others will be players found on many waiver wires. We'll look at team positional groupings, based on the potential for a favorable game script. 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

Giants (vs. Bills) – Lorenzo Carter, Alec Ogletree, Tae Davis and Kareem Martin (questionable)

With both of the offenses in this game perfectly content to run the football and play in a low-scoring game, the Bills will be able to turn to their trio of Devin Singletary, Frank Gore and T.J. Yeldon. Since the Giants will likely have difficulty putting up points against the stout Bills defense, it wouldn't be a surprise if Buffalo ran the ball nearly 40 times, making this a potentially big day for the New York LBs.

Bills (vs. Giants) – Tremaine Edmunds, Matt Milano and Lorenzo Alexander

As mentioned above, this contest has the makings of a very conservative battle, and the Giants should have no issues taking the ball out of Eli Manning's hands and giving the Bills a heavy dose of Saquon Barkley. New York should be able to keep this game from getting

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Jim Coventry
Coventry covers football 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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