The Tipster’s Week 12 Linebacker “Easy” Start/Sit Chart & “Live-Cast”

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The IDP Tipster’s Week Twelve IDP “Easy” Start/Sit Charts And All 32 Team Linebacker 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.

In addition to the data for the proven formula, The Tipster also adds his personal touch by staying on top of all that is IDP across the fantasy football landscape in completing the charts increasing the charts “hit” percentage.

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.

There will no longer be a need to scourer the media for “your guys” as the tested and proven formula is applied in an easy to read and a simple format while covering every IDP the NFL has to offer for fantasy football in one localized chart. Just sit back each week and follow the simple guidelines while The Tipster does all the work every week for you.

His five-step formula on all his charts is for the suggested opportunity or in some cases not suggested IDP production versus their current opponents. And after being tested over many seasons and proven with having a high percentage hit rate, The IDP Tipster is proud to power the following “No Bullshit Content” based “Easy Charts and Hard Starts with Soft Sits” to win now on via The IDP Guys.

Same Old, Same Old

Thanksgiving week and schedules tight. I want these charts out at least before Thanksgiving morning if at all possible. So no 32 teams Live-Cast coverage again this week. I will add a bit more to the Tipsters Tip(s) where I think we need to know.

If you need to split hairs before this Sundays Tipster/IDPGuys start/sit segment on Sunday, I suggest reaching out to myself (@HBogart27) and The @IDPGuys on Twitter. Notify directly and we will get you an answer as soon as we can.

And don’t miss out, we will be there again. The revamped look and having all three of us on hand is working out better than we ever dreamed. Not to mention a little entertaining as well, I’m guessing.


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 Linebacker Tipster Tip(s)

Avoid the Bengals linebacker situation if you can. The matchup is great on paper, but how things sit right now with all the injuries and this past weeks snap counts and performances, avoid if possible.

Chargers situation panned out a little bit, looks like the two to target are Jatavis Brown as expected as well as safety/linebacker Phillips. We will note a couple of things. Brown got 100% of the snaps and produced. Phillips was in either as a DB or linebacker for a total of %%%, likely due to game flow. But was the only other relevant slash-linebacker. And he did produce decently. His role will likely fluctuate from week to week depending on matchup and game flow. Doubt at this point he falls off the map. One last tidbit, the reports I see on the contest this past week, Pullard didn’t even see the field and the group overall was “off”. Good luck with all that if you’re tied to it.

Colts MLB Walker has now dropped from fulltime player earlier to about 60% of the snaps the last two contest. Likely due to Geathers being healthy, but don’t miss out on Walker, he has some solid matchups coming up keeping him as depth on our rosters. For now at least.

The Raiders have now played preseason darling M. Lee at SLB the last two contest. Dropping his time on the field like a punch in the stomach. Last two games average snap count in the 30%. On a liter note, N. Morrow arrow pointing up a bit as they’ve given him Lee’s old weakside spot and he is averaging in the 60% on snaps those contests. He has performed well enough according to what I see. A possible deep dynasty hold if you have room.

Steelers update, a few weeks ago I passed on the fact that L.J. Fort was cutting into V. Williams and J. Bostic’s time. That happens for two games in a row and cut into a nice chunk. Since then in the last two contest, Fort back to barely getting any time.

We still have questions in Houston with Texans WILB, Zach Cunningham was out this past week so that didn’t help clear up anything. Dylan Cole was back and in play, and so was Brennan Scarlett. Until Cunningham is back in the picture and we see a sample with him in the lineup, McKinney only ILB to trust.


The NFC Linebacker Tipster Tip(s)

The Buccaneers linebackers are terrible without Kwon Alexander and Lavonte David on the field. I know production by default is a thing, but even with a great matchup versus the Niners on paper, I can’t suggest the gamble unless you’re forced to. That Chart should reflect a strong matchup, I just can’t bring myself to do it.

Eagles middle linebacker might be out for some time. With that being said, don’t go jumping off a bridge here.

As anyone might know I’ve just run the fact I wrote a “futures” on Oluokun for all it is worth, and so far so good (knock on wood).

If you happen to like the report, never hurts to give it the thumbs up, it does reflect back on me.

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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It is all about the IDP and to bring those interested the tools and content to win now. If you ever need a "follow-up" on anything I've written or would like to ask a general question feel free to contact me on Twitter @HBogart27. I'll also reply by email at if in the title the words "IDP Tipster" are included. As always thank you for supporting my IDP fetish by reading my articles. Additional: News Desk Correspondent for FantasyPros @nfl_alerts Experience: give or take 20 yrs Proudest Accomplishment As IDP Guy: Developing "one of a kind and original" in-season "Easy Charts" for IDP start/sit advice by using multiple resources and trade secrets to win now. Go Buckeyes!