The Tipster’s Week 11 Defensive Lineman/Edge Rusher “Easy” Start/Sit Chart & “Live-Cast”

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The IDP Tipster’s Week Eleven IDP “Easy” Start/Sit Charts And All 32 Team Defensive Lineman/Edge Rusher Coverage Via Live-Cast.

The IDP Guys are proud to be presenting The IDP Tipster’s second season of the tested and proven accurate “Easy Start/Sit” charts. His five-step approach was innovated out of necessity years ago and is now offered to the public for assisting in getting the right players in or out based on the matchups.

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The Tipster covers all 32 teams IDP positions in general categories while adding in a few Hard Starts and Soft Sits that stand out in the process of powering the charts. The innovated way to address the all too familiar questions of whom to play and who to sit goes beyond the traditional approach of offering just a handful of suggested players.

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First for not being able to get the DL/Edge Rusher charts out last week due to things not working out and for me not having time. I do believe it is the first time I have ever not been able to get them out in the couple of years I have been doing them. Still holding out hope that things level out here and I’m able to keep up at the level I’d like to be at and was able to maintain before recent events.

And unfortunately, I am unable to record an IDP Tipster Live-Cast covering every NFL team’s defensive lineman this week and try to get the charts out in a more timely manner. But not all is lost, be sure to tune in this Sunday when I and the IDPGuys Nate and Jon go Live to answer all those hair-splitting questions you may have that the charts just can’t define for us. In this case what would be better than a personal touch right before the games on Sunday. As we go via periscope on Twitter Live and break whatever you have on your mind down to win out as the fantasy football playoffs in most leagues are just around the corner.

Also be sure to check out my new Tipster Tips that in this case this week will be added to the charts. It will be in my Live-Casts when available and likely with a touch more detail going forward as long as things work out. But for this week I hope my “tips” can put an edge to your fantasy game that you’ll only get here with me and the IDPGuys site.

Defensive Lineman / Edge Rusher

Number one guideline to follow overall: ” Never Sit A Stud Over An Average Joe Or A Flier”.

Another guideline in “splitting the hairs” on possible equal results on two or more players: Would always advise cross-checking with snap counts for every down IDP players and their average time on the field. A suggested and easy to use resource for those snap counts:

Use this guideline for additional “splitting the hairs”: The IDP Tipster and/or IDP Guys rankings.

The last but maybe the most important guideline: Always remember that the “handicapping” in the chart(s) has been done for you. Don’t over think it. The Tipster has set it up with the defensive schemes already figured in, the matchups at hand, and any situation the designated IDP group may be going through.

If you are unsure of your player’s designated position at this time only the real NFL team depth charts can be trusted and are centrally located at page. Where the charts are based on each team’s base defensive package.


The AFC Defensive Lineman/Edge Rusher Tipster Tip: I realize what I’m about to suggest is going against the golden rule of thumb of never sitting a stud. But as you can see by the chart I am concern about the Chargers versus Broncos contest. Neither team is exactly allowing much at all in points to the DL/Edge position this season. And they have not fluctuated at all as the season has played out.

This is the first of the two division games they have against each other so there isn’t even any information to go on from a prior game this season. This is even wilder than just me throwing out the tip to approach this with caution. Over the last few seasons, both teams have been generous in letting DL/Edge players have their way. So the flipped situation is pretty muddy on paper.

And it is highly unlikely that Von Miller, Bradley Chubb, Melvin Ingram, and their fellow players don’t manage to make some sort of impact in this divisional rivalry. But which player(s) do you gamble on to do so? And even if Joey Bosa would manage to play this week do we trust his foot or that he is in “game shape”? He reportedly returned to practice the last I looked.

I think my best Tipster Tip here is to flat-out say that if you can afford to play another player based off what the charts may have as a solid player or above, that is not a Charger or Bronco, you might want to give it a go there. Perhaps Bengals DT Geno Atkins, who feasted the last time they played the Ravens. Perhaps even the NFC Tip I know I’ll be giving can help here.

I’m not suggesting to reach for a player based off the chart that has not shown something prior to this week. I’m only suggesting that I don’t think that all the “studs” involved in this contest will manage to make an impact and to consider if you feel lucky with the one you may have. I’ll add, on paper, I think this contest will end up being an aerial assault by both teams that could negate the DLs and possibly the LBs for the most part. It just seems like a shady situation to trust. Good luck with whatever you may decide.


The NFC Defensive Lineman/Edge Rusher Tipster Tip: Prior to last week in a Live-Cast, I mentioned that Tampa Bay defensive end Carl Nassib was creeping onto our radars. This past week he took another fly bye and I believe he is a firm blip now. Not only for this next contest versus the Giants, who have a terrible offensive line but in dynasty leagues as well. So much so that I took the flier on him last week in my personal 32 flagship league and added him as depth. The former brown has simply found new life in Tampa Bay and performing when some of the other “names” for the Buccaneers aren’t.

So as I mentioned above in the AFC Tipster Tip about the NFC tip I knew I was including, Nassib is an option this week. Especially versus the Giants. He isn’t a full-time player per say if Vinny Curry is active, but that’s not a real concern here. He’ll only need a decent portion of snaps to get at Eli Manning or cover the flat where Eli has repeatedly hit, Barkley.  This potential this week will double if Vinny Curry is out again or goes down. And as for dynasty, I’m holding him this offseason (deeper leagues) as his role just keeps expanding and the fact that there aren’t any other great options currently at defensive end for Tampa Bay going forward other than JPP.

Vinny Curry joined them this offseason at a bit of a hefty price tag that he hasn’t lived up to this season. the real interesting part s that the Buccaneers have an option “out” that they could let him walk next season. But however this plays out this offseason, they have shown they like Nassib on the field and for the rest of this season and likely next he is showing us all kinds of upside. Right now he is approaching a DL2 type, it may be his ceiling in 2019, but there is potential here for more.


There are always three Charts published, an LB, a DB, and Edge/DL. So if you’re looking at one and like to see the others you can go to The IDP Tipster Page on site and know that if they aren’t there yet, they will be soon.

I can not stress enough that if we have a stud we must play them unless we are splitting hairs between “known” studs. Be sure to always apply the guidelines and keep in mind that we have “Any Given Sunday” situations happening until the NFL hits its full stride.

Thank you for considering my personal charts as well as my players to either target or avoid. I look forward to publishing these throughout the season as part of my No Bullshit Content in an attempt to help us win now. It’s a tool, and we also know that sometimes tools aren’t as applicable in all situations, but I assure you, these charts work and will be especially convenient for all of us as the season rolls on.

Thank you as always for reading and feel free to find me on Twitter @HBogart27 for any follow-up questions or anything IDP. Or reach out at



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