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.
In preparation for late drafts and week 1 lineups, Jim Coventry gives an update on various IDP players including DeMarcus Lawrence, who will be a must-start if he’s on the field Week 1.
Jim Coventry runs down the list of IDPs who likely will miss time this season, whether it be to injury or suspension, as is the case with Patrick Peterson who is suspended for six games.
In the second of his two-part series, Jim Coventry uses projected win totals to help break ties in player valuations on draft day, this week, looking at linebackers including Kiki Alonso and Co.
In part one of Jim Coventry’s two-part series, he uses projected win totals to help break ties in player valuations on draft day, and unsurprisingly, the Patriots are favored to win the most games in 2019.
Jim Coventry concludes his three-article series with defensive backs, and coming in at third in the rankings is Keanu Neal.
In his second of three articles, Jim Coventry aims to help IDP owners find good LB values, like Tampa Bay linebacker Lavonte David, on draft day.
Jim Coventry kicks off the preseason with a three-article series to help IDP owners find outstanding values on draft day and help determine where guys like Calais Campbell should be drafted.
Jim Coventry likes Deone Bucannon and the rest of the Cardinals Linebackers against the Seahawks, who no doubt will be committed to running the football in the last game of the regular season.
The Titans have given up the third-most fantasy points to LBs over the last five weeks, so play Zach Brown and the rest of the Redskins linebackers with confidence, says Jim Coventry.
Jimmy Smith and the Ravens defensive backs should be able to amass solid tackle totals against a pressured Jameis Winston.
It’s likely Baltimore will have to throw more often than they’re comfortable with, so there’s an opportunity for Justin Houston and the rest of the Chiefs’ pass rushers to have one of their better performances of the season.
Jim Coventry expects J.J. Watt and Houston’s defense to collect some solid sack numbers against Cleveland this week.