IDP Analysis: Week 16 Matchups

IDP Analysis: Week 16 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 hopefully will help most everyone find a weekly edge.


Browns (vs. Ravens): Joe Schobert, Mack Wilson and Adarius Taylor

There are very few teams who look as "checked out" as the Browns do, and they even looked that way last week when they had playoff hopes. Whatever heart they may have had left on defense is sure to be destroyed by Lamar Jackson and the lethal Ravens' rushing attack. And when Baltimore rolls out to a lead, it could end up with upward of 40 rushing attempts this week, making the Browns' LBs solid IDP options.

Saints (at Titans): Demario Davis, A.J. Klein and Kiko Alonso (questionable)

Not only is it in the Titans' nature to run the ball as much as possible, but playing on their home field with the playoffs still a possibility for them, they'll likely cling to that identity. Fortunately, a Saints defense that was nearly impossible to run against is really banged up, and most importantly, they continue to be

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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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