IDP Analysis: Week 15 Matchups
IDP Analysis: Week 15 Matchups

This article is part of our IDP Analysis series.

With rosters of all shapes and sizes, IDP advice can be 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 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.

Linebackers 

Raiders vs. Jaguars: Tahir Whitehead, Preston Brown and Nicholas Morrow.

For the most part, the Jaguars' coaching staff has stayed committed to the run this season, and this is looking like a week in which they may not be tempted to throw the ball very much. Since the first half of the season, the Raiders' run defense has fallen apart, and even though they aren't much better against the pass, the combination of Jacksonville's strength and Oakland's weakness should result in Leonard Fournette challenging his season high in rushing attempts. With the Jags likely to have success moving the ball consistently, look for the Raiders' LBs to be productive.

Bills at Steelers: Tremaine Edmunds, Matt Milano and Lorenzo Alexander.

With a third-string QB facing one of the best pass defenses in the league, we can't expect Devlin Hodges to throw the ball very much. In addition, the Bills are unlikely to put up a bunch of points

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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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