IDP Analysis: Week 14 Matchups
IDP Analysis: Week 14 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 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

Lions at Vikings: Jarrad Davis, Devon Kennard and Christian Jones.

At their core, the Vikings prefer to win with their running game and strong defense. Playing on their home field against an inferior opponent is just the type of matchup that should allow them to use their preferred style. Expect this game to include a heavy dose of Dalvin Cook and Alexander Mattison, and as they grind out a number of long drives, the Detroit linebackers should post strong fantasy numbers.

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

The Titans have been able to ride Derrick Henry, which has led to them becoming a better team than they were earlier in the season. Although they're playing on the road, they'll be facing an Oakland defense that has become less effective against the run as the season has progressed. That should allow Tennessee to continue its recipe for success, and meanwhile,

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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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