• Second-Year IDP Dynasty Profiles — Edge Rushers

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    Welcome to the NFL's Second-Year IDP Dynasty Profiles — Edge Rushers Collection.


    Second-Year IDP dynasty 3-4 base And 4-3 DE base scheme pass rushers.

    Jermaine Johnson

    DE Jermaine Johnson was Florida State's first-round selection in 2022 at pick 26. He was profiled as one of the leading defensive lineman candidates in the class. Johnson's rookie profile highlighted an impressive wingspan and exceptional lower body strength and showed he could explode from his hips into initial contact.

    That translated very well on film during his rookie season. Unfortunately for IDP fantasy football managers, an injury and Johnson's snap share on the season came up short of any projections. But not short enough when considering his draft stock and notable performances at times... (Read More)

    Kayvon Thibodeaux

    The Giants took pass rusher Kayvon Thibodeaux out of Oregon, bringing his flash and style to New York. Said style should fit in as long as it continues from when the season ended, and not early on when he struggled to get into the opponent's backfields.

    The latest moves in the last couple of drafts were to fix a nonexistent pass rush in New York. And note, one that hasn't been effective since Jason Pier-Paul played for the Giants. That also includes the Jets, who haven't had a major pass rusher stick in what seems like the last decade... (Read More)

    Sam Williams

    Dallas' defensive end edge rusher Sam Willimas maintained the same role throughout the year, playing as a depth guy and special teams contributor. He only saw time behind the veteran starters in a rotation that kept his snap average to a minimum.

    So if we have one thing going for us heading into the offseason, Williams graded out the year positively per PFF (70.9). With his second-round draft stock and possible changes upfront on this defense, Williams has the upside as a deep dynasty option in this edition... (Read More)

    Drake Jackson

    The deepest of the pass rushers among the listed 49ers' Drake Jackson, needs a bit of development yet. But don't let him being inactive during the playoffs keep you from stashing this 2023 starter deep... (Read More)

    Like the hot Edge Rusher's second-year dynasty IDP profile collection? Then you'll like to check out similar dynasty content in our Hottest Second-Year Defensive Lineman edition.


    Thank you for checking out the deeper IDP dynasty profiles for pass rushers heading into their sophomore seasons. And you can tackle more NFL defensive players in fantasy football with me on Twitter at @TheIDPTipster.

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