IDP Waiver Wire - Week 11
by Bob Miller
Week 10 is now behind us. We now see how these NFL defenses look. We see now who’s playing and who’s not, which players are playing in certain situations, and who is making a name for themselves on defense. I’m here to tell you which IDP players to target for week 11 moving forward.
These players points are according to the Dynasty Pros IDP scoring system below:
Cameron Heyward, DE, Pittsburgh Steelers (94.50)
Age is only a number, just ask Cameron Heyward. The Steelers defensive end may be having the best season of his career. He had another great game Sunday against the Detroit Lions racking up 5 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 tackles for loss, and 2 quarterback hits. He absolutely dominated that Detroit offensive line. Heyward is averaging 10.50 fantasy points this season at a premium position. I’m seeing him available in several leagues, which baffles me. If you’re so lucky enough to claim him, do yourself a favor and do it. This man is showing no signs of slowing down.
Jeffery Simmons, DT, Tennessee Titans (90.00)
I am absolutely loving what I’m seeing out of Jeffery Simmons. He is now showing why the Tennessee Titans drafted him 19th overall in 2019. He destroyed the Saints by putting up 4 tackles, 2 sacks, 2 tackles for loss, and a pass defended. That was good for 19.00 fantasy points. He put up 25.50 fantasy points the week before against the LA Rams. His production over the past 2 weeks has been incredible. He is really coming into his own, averaging 11.50 fantasy points over his last 5 games. Get him if you can.
Marcus Davenport, DE, New Orleans Saints (49.50)
On the opposite side of the field in the Titans/Saints game, Marcus Davenport was a nightmare for the Titans offensive line. He had a 17.00 point fantasy day by posting 3 tackles, 2 sacks, and 2 tackles for loss. He dominated the Atlanta Falcons the week before as well. Averaging 9.90 fantasy points this season, you better go grab him ASAP. This may be your last chance.
Shaq Thompson, LB, Carolina Panthers (82.50)
The Carolina Panthers defense is producing some fantasy studs this season: Defensive ends Hasson Reddick and Brian Burns are most likely owned in your IDP league. However, linebacker Shaq Thompson is available in a lot of leagues. That needs to change. Thompson had a great game against the Arizona Cardinals by putting up 6 tackles, 1 sack, 1 tackle for loss, and 2 passes defended. That was good enough for 14.00 fantasy points. In fact, Thompson is averaging 11.79 fantasy points on the season, and 14.66 over his last 3 games. He should be owned in all IDP leagues.
Jordan Hicks, LB, Arizona Cardinals (98.50)
Hicks had a good game as well putting up 10.00 fantasy points against the Carolina Panthers. He had no tackles for loss or sacks but did have 10 tackles, That shows me that he will produce no matter what. Averaging 9.85 fantasy points this season he should absolutely be owned. I was very fortunate to have picked him up last week. I suggest you do the same.
Foyesade Oluokun, LB, Atlanta Falcons (93.00)
Oluokun notched 14 tackles (six solo) during Sunday's 43-3 loss to the Cowboys. Oluokun recorded his fifth game with at least 12-plus tackles Sunday, and he now has 52 tackles through four games since the Falcons' Week 6 bye. The 26-year-old linebacker has amassed 100 tackles through the first nine games of the season, which is good for third-most in the NFL. Oluokun's tackling numbers solidifies him as a top-tier option in all IDP formats.
Micah Hyde, S, Buffalo Bills (86.00)
Jordan Poyer may get most of the hype, but Micah Hyde is about as consistent as you can get in fantasy. He had a great game Sunday against the New York Jets with 5 tackles, a pass defended, and a fumble recovery. He is averaging 9.56 fantasy points on the season. He is not as available as others, but is still sitting on the waiver wire in some leagues. Hopefully you are in one of those leagues.
Logan Ryan, S, New York Giants (75.50)
There’s not much to say about Logan Ryan except that he is extremely reliable to put up at least 7.00 or more fantasy points every week. I do see him widely available, especially with the week 10 bye. With New York constantly on defense, Ryan should be owned everywhere.
Xavier McKinney, S, New York Giants (75.00)
This former Alabama stud is starting to become the playmaker that the Giants hoped he would become. In week 9 against the Las Vegas Raiders, McKinney had an absolutely incredible game. Keep up with me.. He had 7 tackles, 2 passes defended, 2 interceptions, and a defensive touchdown (pick-six). He is still available in a lot of leagues. Pick him up immediately. He is a low cost high reward player.
Bob Miller founded Dynasty Pros in 2019 after spending several years writing and ranking for various websites. Bob has been playing fantasy football for over 25 years. He is very experienced in a variety of different formats including Dynasty, Redraft, IDP, & Best Ball. Bob is especially passionate about IDP, as he has developed the Dynasty Pros IDP Scoring System that is used by thousands of IDP Leagues today. His sole mission is to help everyone win their Fantasy League’s Championship.