Originally posted on Razzball Football  |  Last updated 8/28/13
Draft season is in full-swing now, so I’ll be brief before getting to the meat and potatoes of this article. The saying goes that the Middle Linebacker is the Quarterback of the defense. Well in IDP leagues, the Linebacker is the Runningback of the defense. Take them early, take them often, and ride them to championships. You might take J.J. Watt or JPP before an LB, which is the defensive equivalent of taking Calvin Johnson or Drew Brees before an RB. But by doing this, on offense or defense, you leave a huge hole in what is more often than not the most valuable spot in your lineup. And unlike on offense, where Brees and Megatron are more than likely to rack up stats due to their superior talent, Watt and JPP can spend a week getting double-teamed constantly. They still wreak havoc on the field, but not necessarily on the stat sheet. So unless you believe Watt can repeat his other-worldly 2012 season, load up on LBs before moving on to other IDP positions. Tackles Reign Supreme The...
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