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Marlon Humphrey got back to his old ways this week against the Dolphins


The Week 11 edition of The Cornerback Corner is here! @Orangeman3142 dives into all of the secondary matchups for every game to solidify your #IDP #FFIDP lineups!


Welcome to Johny the Greek’s Cornerback Corner Week 11. Last week we streamed corner and did it well. I recommended 58 different corner streams from 14 different Week 10 matchups. The majority of them worked out extremely well.

We sit at 73% accuracy for the season, 82% last week based on those calls matching or beating their projections (Yahoo), and will continue to track accuracy all season long just like last year. Transparency is something we take seriously here at IDPGuys.


Last week I made 58 recommendations. Of those 58, 6 were declared inactive or injured during play, 43 were correct (met or exceeded projection) and 9 were incorrect (below projection).

We don’t count acts of God here (injuries) and I specifically ask people to check for inactives before each game. So, discounting those, I was 82% correct last week for a 73% accuracy rating for the season overall.

Of those 43 correct calls last week, 15 were “massive hits” (doubled or tripled projection). That is a 35% massive hit rate.

Weekly Accuracy:

  1. 75% Week 1 Massive Hit: 25%
  2. 64% Week 2 Massive Hit: 35%
  3. 67% Week 3 Massive Hit: 34%
  4. 77% Week 4 Massive Hit: 37%
  5. 77% Week 5 Massive Hit: 40%
  6. 71% Week 6 Massive Hit: 40%
  7. 73% Week 7 Massive Hit: 41%
  8. 72% Week 8 Massive Hit: 33%
  9. 69% Week 9 Massive Hit 33%
  10. 82% Week 10 Massive Hit 35%

Season accuracy to date: 73%

Season massive hit rate to date: 35%

You can read all previous Cornerback Corner articles on my IDP Guys author page.

If this is your first time in Cornerback Corner, click here to read all the Cornerback Corner details you need to know about how I lay out all my picks.

 

Enough of the past, let’s look at Week 11!

Perfect Stream: This is one of the best matchups this week. I will be streaming from these matchups in my own leagues almost exclusively.

 

 

 

Poop stream: This is one of the worst matchups this week. I will very likely have zero corners from this matchup streaming anywhere.

 

 

 

Cornerback Corner Week 11

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Colts @ Bills

 

Outlook: The Bills offense was looking like it’s old self last week and assuming we get a similar version this week we’ll probably see the Colts in a negative gamescript early. That would make the Bills options viable and we already know Kenny Moore (CB) and company are an excellent option against this Bills passing attack to start with, good chance for a nice little shoot out here with this one.

Indianapolis Colts

Kenny Moore – Solid/Ideal

Rock Ya Sin – Solid (If Xavier Rhodes inactive, otherwise avoid)

Xavier Rhodes – Solid (If healthy)

T.J. Carrie – Avoid

Isaiah Rodgers – Avoid

Buffalo Bills

Taron Johnson – Solid

Levi Wallace – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Tre’Davious White – Solid (Deeper leagues)

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Ravens @ Bears

Outlook: Neither passing attack is great on paper, we could see some fireworks so we can start the obvious guys in deeper leagues but statistically this one looks to favor the running game and linebackers more than the cornerback corps on either team. Deeper leagues only for this matchup.

Baltimore Ravens

Marlon Humphrey – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Anthony Averett – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Tavon Young – Avoid

Chicago Bears

Kindle Vildor – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Jaylon Johnson – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Duke Shelley – Avoid

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Lions @ Browns

 

Outlook: The Lions don’t have a passing attack and the Browns don’t use a passing attack. I don’t expect a ton of production from this one for either sides cornerback corps. Pass entirely if you can, this appears to be a cursed matchup.

Detroit Lions

Amani Oruwariye – Avoid

AJ Parker – Avoid

Jerry Jacobs – Avoid

Cleveland Browns

Denzel Ward – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Greg Newsome – Avoid

Troy Hill – Avoid

Greedy Williams – Avoid

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Texans @ Titans

Outlook: We can start our Texans options and likely get some decent production but as for the reverse this Titans defense has been excellent overall recently so I’m not sure how much effective passing the Texans will even be capable of this week.

Big picture, there are MUCH better places to stream from this week so deeper leagues only and I would only be using options from this if you’re short on choices.

Houston Texans

Lonnie Johnson – Avoid (Playing time)

Terrance Mitchell – Solid

Desmond King – Solid

Tavierre Thomas – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Tennessee Titans

Janoris Jenkins – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Kristian Fulton – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Elijah Molden – Avoid (Playing time)

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Packers @ Vikings

Outlook: This is traditionally a pretty decent back and forth divisional affair, despite the Packers defense really having been amazing these past few weeks I believe the Vikings will be able to move the ball and score points here. I would just go the usual suspects here and try for deeper leagues only if possible.

Green Bay Packers

Chandon Sullivan – Solid

Eric Stokes – Solid

Rasul Douglas – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Kevin King – Avoid (Playing time)

Minnesota Vikings

Bashaud Breeland – Solid

Cameron Dantzler – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Mackenzie Alexander – Avoid (Playing time)

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Dolphins @ Jets

Outlook: This could actually end up being a decent back and forth affair since neither defense is all that good at all really. Start the usual suspects and hope that pattern holds. Don’t overthink this one.

Miami Dolphins

Byron Jones – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Xavien Howard – Solid

No stable third CB option

New York Jets

Bryce Hall -) Solid (Deeper leagues)

Michael Carter – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Brandin Echols – Avoid (Injury)

Javelin Guidry – Avoid (Could be an option, need to see it first)

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Saints @ Eagles

Outlook: This has a similar feeling to the Saints/Titans game last week, likely won’t be a shootout, neither passing offense is incredible by any means, start the usual suspects but deeper leagues only. Once again there are better options this week so only stream here if your choices are slim overall.

New Orleans Saints

Marshon Lattimore – Solid (Deeper leagues)

P.J. Williams – Avoid (Playing time)

Paulson Adebo – Avoid (Playing time)

Philadelphia Eagles

Steven Nelson – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Darius Slay – Solid (Deeper leagues, if healthy)

Avonte Maddox – Avoid (Playing time most weeks)

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Washington Football Team @ Panthers

Outlook: Not great overall, the Panthers quarterback position is very much up in the air and we all know that even if it is mostly Cam Newton he’s incapable of the forward pass, as for the reverse Washington has been known to sling it occasionally so we can start the obvious options in deeper leagues for the Panthers. Not a ton here, deeper leagues only.

Washington Football Team

Kendall Fuller – Solid (Deeper leagues)

William Jackson – Avoid (Plays enough though)

Bobby McCain – Avoid (Plays enough though)

Carolina Panthers

Donte Jackson – Solid

A.J. Bouye – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Stephon Gilmore – Avoid (Playing time)

Keith Taylor – Avoid (Playing time)

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49ers @ Jaguars

Outlook: Obvious options only, deeper leagues only, very likely a run first, second and last black and blue affair. Two yards and a cloud of dust. I’m not going to be streaming anyone from this matchup personally to be honest.

San Francisco 49ers

Emmanuel Moseley – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Josh Norman – Avoid (Might sit if Kirkpatrick is healthy)

Dre Kirkpatrick – Avoid (Might not be healthy, and if so may not displace Norman)

K’Waun Williams – Avoid

Jacksonville Jaguars

Tyson Campbell – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Shaquill Griffin – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Nevin Lawson – Avoid (Playing time)

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Bengals @ Raiders

 

Outlook: Now we’re talking, two pretty legit passing attacks, inside in the death star with both teams coming off a loss and desperate to get back in the win column. Mother nature can’t interfere and we should see some fireworks, start the obvious options in leagues of all sizes.

Cincinnati Bengals

Chidobe Awuzie – Solid

Eli Apple – Solid

Mike Hilton – Avoid (Playing time)

Las Vegas Raiders

Casey Hayward – Solid

Nate Hobbs – Solid

Brandon Facyson – Solid (Deeper leagues)

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Cowboys @ Chiefs

 

Outlook: The best place to stream from this week, Trevon Diggs (CB) and Anthony Brown (CB) are ideal streaming options this week. The Chiefs options are excellent as well but are less well known and less productive week to week as well. Perfect stream.

Dallas Cowboys

Trevon Diggs – Solid/Ideal

Anthony Brown – Solid

Jourdan Lewis – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Kansas City Chiefs

L’Jarius Sneed (CB/S) – Solid

Rashad Fenton – Solid

Charvarius Ward – Avoid (Playing time last week)

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Cardinals @ Seahawks

 

Outlook: If Kyler starts this could be a perfect stream, if he doesn’t then it gets downgraded pretty significantly. Anyone who remembers last season’s editions of this game knows we have a great chance for a beautiful stream here as long as we get Kyler. Let’s hope that’s the case. Immediate downgrade for all Seahawks options if it isn’t him, however.

Arizona Cardinals

Byron Murphy – Solid

Marco Wilson – Solid

Robert Alford – Avoid (Playing time)

Seattle Seahawks

D.J. Reed – Solid

Tre Brown – Solid (Deeper leagues, only if Kyler plays, otherwise sit)

Quandre Diggs (CB/S) – Solid

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Steelers @ Chargers

Outlook: One half of a good matchup, start our Steelers options against this excellent Chargers passing attack, we sit the Chargers options against the Steelers backup quarterback. Very straightforward.

Pittsburgh Steelers

Cameron Sutton – Solid

Joe Haden – Solid

James Pierre – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Los Angeles Chargers

Te’Vaughn Campbell – Avoid

Asante Samuel Jr – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Chris Harris Jr – Avoid (Playing time)

All others – Avoid

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Giants @ Bucs

Outlook: One half of a good matchup, we start our Giants options against this excellent Bucs passing attack and hope they catch fire once again this week. As for the reverse, the Buccaneers’ options aren’t great to begin with and the Giants’ passing attack is not great either. Pass on Tampa Bay corners this week.

New York Giants

James Bradberry – Solid

Logan Ryan – Solid

Adoree’ Jackson – Solid

Darnay Holmes – Avoid

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Jamel Dean – Solid (Deeper leagues)

Richard Sherman – Solid (Deeper leagues, if healthy)

All others – Avoid


Closing thoughts

Remember to check inactives before kickoff to avoid any surprise zeroes! The information here is usually only accurate up until Thursday evening each week, then it gets published and I won’t be editing and updating with any injury news that occurs after that point, it’s your responsibility to track injuries for your own team. Good luck this week!

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Johny The Greek

Non-delusional Cowboys Fan. Been playing Fantasy since 2003, IDP since 2004 and watching football for 34 years. Being a firm believer in "you should know if the person you're taking advice from actually knows or wins anything" I'd like to present exhibit A: I have a diamond rating in Yahoo (965) with 26 plus titles in redraft/dynasty across Yahoo, Sleeper, Fantrax and MFL and an additional 50 plus 2nd/3rd place in redraft/dynasty, same platforms. I also play in and have won several all-IDP leagues. I started playing FanDuel with a free entry and have won almost a grand since. I've also won many leagues on the draft app (RIP Draft App, we miss you) and play the maximum number of free college fantasy leagues on Yahoo every year as well with 3 titles and 9 trophies in just two years of playing before Yahoo discontinued those leagues. My profile includes multiple titles in survivor and pick em leagues as well. I was a finalist in the 2021/22 IDP Guys Invitational and the best ball tournament as well. Also a MFL & Sleeper best ball & eliminator degenerate with many titles there as well. What does all that mean? Nothing except when I do something I tend to overdo it. I have been at this for a long time though so I'll help you with your IDP roster and questions however I can whenever I can. I write weekly an IDP instant reaction and defensive waivers article (The Monster), streaming IDP corners article (Johny The Greek's Cornerbacks Corner) and whatever I feel like in the offseason. You can find me @OrangeMan3142 on Twitter. Feel free to reach out for any questions or just to talk some football. Check out my articles on Tuesday and Friday mornings all season long. And new this season and going forward stick around for "Johny The Greek's Free Real Estate" where I interview the best and brightest from FF Twitter, and by that I mean the interesting people who actually help you win and not the useless engagement farmers. Also check out the "Cats of FF Twitter" article series coming out right before the season starts, this article series will talk about each cat and cat owner in the Cats of FF Twitter League that was formed this offseason with deep dives into cat society, behavior and psychology with a sprinkling of fantasy football too I guess. I am not an "analyst" I'm just a crazy person/degenerate who has been doing this a long time, has been pretty good at it and is dialed in because I have to be to not sound like an idiot writing all these articles and doing all these shows. My style is straightforward & conversational, IDP isn't complicated and you're not trying to win an argument on Twitter you're trying to win your league. Come join me weekly in season for "The Monster" where we discuss the finer points of IDP strategy and everything you need to know about every teams defense all season long. Johny the Greek's Cornerbacks Corner is where we look at the fine art that is streaming corners. I hope you enjoyed the article. Let us praise our Messiah Babu Frik and give worship to Baby Yoda. Jimmy G would make a fine husband. Thanks for reading. -Johny the Greek-
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