Quite a few rising IDP to consider as additions to your rosters this week. Especially in the DT category, for those of you playing in a DT-mandatory league, although do not discount a DL just based on his position designation, as the DLs listed below could all potentially fit into your defensive player rotation early this fantasy season.

Bye Weeks coming up: Chicago and Tampa Bay; Week 6: Detroit and New Orleans; Week 7: Green Bay, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Seattle

Elevator Going Up


Jerome Baker MIA

Baker provided good tackle numbers in Week 4, with 10 total tackles (TT) against the Patriots on the road (six solo tackles). He has moved into a three-down role at LB, making him valuable in tackle-oriented leagues.

Deone Buchannon ARI

The Cardinals missed Buchannon’s efforts in Weeks 2 and 3, but he was back in force last week, playing 73% of the defensive snaps. He had six solo tackles with a forced fumble (FF) against the visiting Seattle. With his...