Although the Minnesota defense regressed going into 2020, fewer third-down stops for the defense means more snaps and tackles for Eric Kendricks.
The Dolphins linebacker position appeared crowded earlier this offseason, but after Week 1 it's clear that Jerome Baker is the Miami IDP to own.
Second-round safety selection Antoine Winfield earned a starting starting Week 1 role in Tampa Bay, putting him in the middle of a defense that will need to protect leads from opposing quarterbacks.
Germaine Pratt is poised to play a three-down role for the Bengals, and if he does he could be one of the premier breakout IDPs of 2020.
Earl Thomas' departure weakens the Baltimore defense, but third-year safety DeShon Elliott could be a good replacement after leading a strong Texas pass defense in college.
Mario Puig recaps the latest IDP news, including a possible season-ending injury to Gerald McCoy, which will impact DeMarcus Lawrence and the rest of the Dallas defense.
Mario Puig checks in with this week’s IDP news that could affect upcoming drafts, including in Tennessee where Vic Beasley neglected to report to the Titans facility until Friday.
Mario Puig discusses IDP developments, which might affect the player pool, including in Carolina where Kawann Short should be back to full health heading into the start of the season.
In the second of a three-part series, Jim Coventry searches for values in the linebacker position and sees potential with Kwon Alexander who should be fully healthy to start the season.
Jim Coventry analyzes undervalued defensive linemen, including Washington's Montez Sweat, who could be on the brink of stardom.
Jim Coventry offers draft strategy and tips for IDP leagues this season.
The 2020 rookie class features numerous potential IDP standouts, but Chase Young boasts unmatched potential in a loaded Washington pass rush.
With ESPN's IDP system categorizing 3-4 outside linebackers at the DE (defensive edge) position, some new names will join the list of elite defensive line IDPs.
Jim Coventry notes the Ravens are unlikely to put Lamar Jackson in a position to take unnecessary hits Sunday, which means running the ball and a busy day for T.J. Watt and Pittsburgh other LBs.
Tre’Davious White and the rest of Buffalo’s defensive backs should be able to take advantage of New England having to throw the ball more often than it would like.
Against an overmatched Atlanta team, the 49ers should be playing with a lead, offering their already great pass rushers, including Nick Bosa, great opportunities for a big day.
Jim Coventry anticipates the Bucs will throw the ball nearly 50 times, resulting in Clayton Geathers and the rest of the Colts defensive backs having a busy day Sunday.
Jim Coventry analyzes this week's top IDP plays as Aaron Donald and the Rams' D-line could be in for a big day against the Cardinals.
Jim Coventry lists multiple factors that should lead Shaquil Barrett and the Bucs’ pash rush to have a better than usual game against the Falcons.
Nick Bosa and the rest of the 49ers pass rush should generate a lot of pressure against the Cardinals offense Sunday, which could lead to solid sack numbers.
Jim Coventry anticipates Patrick Peterson and the rest of Arizona’s defensive backs to have a great day against the Bucs‘ mediocre rushing attack.
The Ravens defensive backs, including Jimmy Smith, should be chasing around Patriots' receivers more than they'd like in Week 9.
If the Vikings roll out to an early lead over the Redskins, expect Washingtons linebackers, including Ryan Kerrigan, to have a big day.
With running the ball against Chicago an exercise in futility, Jim Coventry expects Saints QB Teddy Bridgewater to throw plenty, setting up a big day for the Bears‘ pass rush featuring Khalil Mack.
If Cardinals QB Kyler Murray is put in a position to throw often to keep Arizona in the game, look for Vic Beasley and his defensive back teammates to have a big day.
Jim Coventry looks at IDPs who could be in for big games this week, including Minnesota's Linval Joseph, who should feast on the Giants offensive line.
If Falcons QB Matt Ryan attacks the Titans through the air, expect Logan Ryan and his defensive back teammates to have a busy day.
Jim Coventry says Washington’s lack of a quality offensive line means Akiem Hicks and the Bears’ pass rushers will have a busy day.
Jim Coventry says that once Washington QB Case Keenum finds himself playing from behind, DeMarcus Lawrence and the rest of the Dallas pass rushers are sure to have him on his heels.
Jim Coventry begins the season pointing out players whose value is elevated for the upcoming week, including Fletcher Cox, whose Eagles could be playing with the lead against the Redskins.