Week 5 waiver-wire pickups for IDP leagues

The waiver recommendations for IDP leagues for Week 4 were strong, and Ross Miles doubles down on some guys who are still producing.

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Week 5 waiver-wire pickups for IDP leagues


There’s a little repetition in this week’s IDP waiver wire, as it allows me to blow my own trumpet and highlight some of the top suggestions from last week. Hopefully, some of you will have already grabbed the likes of DE Yannick Ngakoue and LB Zach Brown. If not, it’s time to move quickly and get these IDP must-adds heading onto your roster for Week 5…

Defensive linemen

Yannick Ngakoue, Jacksonville Jaguars

If you passed on my recommendation to pick up Ngakoue last week you missed out on his third straight game with a sack and forced fumble, and this time he padded out his scoring with four total tackles and an interception. On the field for 74 percent through four games, the third-round rookie out of Maryland doesn’t look like he’ll be taken off starting duties anytime soon, and has moved further up my rankings to be an upside DL3.

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Ross Miles is a lead fantasy writer on PFF Fantasy. He contributes IDP content to the site. He was the 2011 winner of the FantasyPros IDP Expert Rankings contest for both weekly in-season rankings and also for pre-season rankings and finished second in IDP rankings in 2012 and 2015. Ross is also a member of the FSWA.

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