Start Jordan Hicks in Week 3 IDP

In this week's 3-Down Linebackers, Jeff Ratcliffe checks in on the linebacker situations across the NFL.

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(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Start Jordan Hicks in Week 3 IDP


There’s an old myth in IDP leagues that middle linebackers score better than strong side linebackers. This just simply isn’t true. The key to IDP production at the linebacker position is subpackage snaps. It’s vitally important to be aware of which players see snaps in the base and subpackage defenses.

Each week, we’ll chart how each team deploys their linebackers to give you an edge over the rest of your league.

Of course, there are a ton of situations we need to pay attention to around the league. So here are a few notes on the three-down linebacker chart below.

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Jeff Ratcliffe is the Director of Fantasy at Pro Football Focus. He produces all of our projections and is one of the most accurate rankers in the fantasy industry. Jeff also is the host of our show on SiriusXM fantasy sports radio and is one of the main hosts of our Fantasy Slant podcast.

  • Adam Fuehrer

    Do you sit Dansby for Hicks?