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Derrick Brown (DT - CAR)
4d
Player Note on Derrick Brown (DT - CAR)
Derrick Brown has not made the rookie season impact many had hoped and is back to being bench depth only with no byes in Week 12.
Avery Williamson (LB - PIT)
4d
Player Note on Avery Williamson (LB - PIT)
Williamson still is not seeing enough usage to warrant risking in a non bye week. Keep him glued to benches until the Steelers increase his snaps.
Jalyn Holmes (DT - MIN)
5d
Player Note on Jalyn Holmes (DT - MIN)
Holmes remains blanked on the sack sheet but is providing some IDP value thanks to his activity in the tackle department. However, with no byes in Week 12, there are sure to be superior options available, perhaps even on your league's waiver wire.
D.J. Wonnum (DE - MIN)
5d
Player Note on D.J. Wonnum (DE - MIN)
Wonnun has been a relative bust when he is not getting to the quarterback which makes him a boom or bust option for a non bye week. You can do better in Week 12.
David Onyemata (DT - NO)
5d
Player Note on David Onyemata (DT - NO)
If you do not play in a league where DT is a startable position (you should be), you may not be aware that is a fourth IDP relevant defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints. His name is David Onyemata and he has been on an absolute tear over the last few weeks. THE DL5 and DT1 since Week 8, Onyemata was strong again in Week 11, racking up three solo tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss, and two QB hits. He is now up to three sacks, five tackles for loss, nine QB hits, and one interception over his last four contests. He is a must-start as long as he is playing at this high of a level. He can be counted as a DL2 with DL1 upside as long as he is on fire.
Raekwon McMillan (LB - LV)
5d
Player Note on Raekwon McMillan (LB - LV)
McMillan is likely to go back to a bit role with Corey Littleton set to be active in Week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons.
Nicholas Morrow (LB - LV)
5d
Player Note on Nicholas Morrow (LB - LV)
Morrow was excellent when Corey Littleton was on the reserve/COVID list but is likely to go back to a part-time role with Littleton likely to play in Week 12. Littleton was a near every snap player when healthy, with Morrow hovering around the 45 percent mark. Morrow showed enough to have carved out a larger role on defense, but it is going to be hard to see many more snaps when Littleton and Nick Kwiatkowski are healthy. If you have the bench space to keep him stashed for another week or two (or even indefinitely) do it, but if you are in need of someone who can fill in and produce at a moment's notice, Morrow is safe to part with. For those keeping him stashed, be sure to keep him benched for Week 12.
Sione Takitaki (LB - CLE)
5d
Player Note on Sione Takitaki (LB - CLE)
Takitaki had himself a game in Week 11 recording three solos, one tackle for loss, one interception, one pass defended, and one touchdown. He played just 31 percent of the snaps so he was going to appear in this column anyway, but he landed on the reserve/COVID list this week. If you picked him up in the hopes of playing him this weekend, you now have two reasons to keep him glued to benches. Takitaki was going to be hard to trust when playing such a small role on defense, but he will not be eligible to play against the Jaguars in Week 12, and really should not have been in your plans anyway. Cut bait and move on in all but ocean deep leagues.
Will Compton (LB - TEN)
5d
Player Note on Will Compton (LB - TEN)
Will Compton is a sneaky deep league start as he is expected to see heavy snaps with Jayon Brown lost for the season. The Titans make heavy use of 4-3 sets, giving Compton LB3 upside for Week 12.
Malik Reed (LB - DEN)
5d
Player Note on Malik Reed (LB - DEN)
When he is on, Reed is excellent. Unfortunately, he still qualifies as an LB only in most formats, making him a boom or bust play often overly reliant on sacks. Keep him benched outside of the deepest of leagues.
Derrick Brown (DT - CAR)
4d
Player Note on Derrick Brown (DT - CAR)
Derrick Brown has not made the rookie season impact many had hoped and is back to being bench depth only with no byes in Week 12.
Avery Williamson (LB - PIT)
4d
Player Note on Avery Williamson (LB - PIT)
Williamson still is not seeing enough usage to warrant risking in a non bye week. Keep him glued to benches until the Steelers increase his snaps.
Jalyn Holmes (DT - MIN)
5d
Player Note on Jalyn Holmes (DT - MIN)
Holmes remains blanked on the sack sheet but is providing some IDP value thanks to his activity in the tackle department. However, with no byes in Week 12, there are sure to be superior options available, perhaps even on your league's waiver wire.
D.J. Wonnum (DE - MIN)
5d
Player Note on D.J. Wonnum (DE - MIN)
Wonnun has been a relative bust when he is not getting to the quarterback which makes him a boom or bust option for a non bye week. You can do better in Week 12.
David Onyemata (DT - NO)
5d
Player Note on David Onyemata (DT - NO)
If you do not play in a league where DT is a startable position (you should be), you may not be aware that is a fourth IDP relevant defensive lineman for the New Orleans Saints. His name is David Onyemata and he has been on an absolute tear over the last few weeks. THE DL5 and DT1 since Week 8, Onyemata was strong again in Week 11, racking up three solo tackles, two sacks, two tackles for loss, and two QB hits. He is now up to three sacks, five tackles for loss, nine QB hits, and one interception over his last four contests. He is a must-start as long as he is playing at this high of a level. He can be counted as a DL2 with DL1 upside as long as he is on fire.
Raekwon McMillan (LB - LV)
5d
Player Note on Raekwon McMillan (LB - LV)
McMillan is likely to go back to a bit role with Corey Littleton set to be active in Week 12 against the Atlanta Falcons.
Nicholas Morrow (LB - LV)
5d
Player Note on Nicholas Morrow (LB - LV)
Morrow was excellent when Corey Littleton was on the reserve/COVID list but is likely to go back to a part-time role with Littleton likely to play in Week 12. Littleton was a near every snap player when healthy, with Morrow hovering around the 45 percent mark. Morrow showed enough to have carved out a larger role on defense, but it is going to be hard to see many more snaps when Littleton and Nick Kwiatkowski are healthy. If you have the bench space to keep him stashed for another week or two (or even indefinitely) do it, but if you are in need of someone who can fill in and produce at a moment's notice, Morrow is safe to part with. For those keeping him stashed, be sure to keep him benched for Week 12.
Sione Takitaki (LB - CLE)
5d
Player Note on Sione Takitaki (LB - CLE)
Takitaki had himself a game in Week 11 recording three solos, one tackle for loss, one interception, one pass defended, and one touchdown. He played just 31 percent of the snaps so he was going to appear in this column anyway, but he landed on the reserve/COVID list this week. If you picked him up in the hopes of playing him this weekend, you now have two reasons to keep him glued to benches. Takitaki was going to be hard to trust when playing such a small role on defense, but he will not be eligible to play against the Jaguars in Week 12, and really should not have been in your plans anyway. Cut bait and move on in all but ocean deep leagues.
Will Compton (LB - TEN)
5d
Player Note on Will Compton (LB - TEN)
Will Compton is a sneaky deep league start as he is expected to see heavy snaps with Jayon Brown lost for the season. The Titans make heavy use of 4-3 sets, giving Compton LB3 upside for Week 12.
Malik Reed (LB - DEN)
5d
Player Note on Malik Reed (LB - DEN)
When he is on, Reed is excellent. Unfortunately, he still qualifies as an LB only in most formats, making him a boom or bust play often overly reliant on sacks. Keep him benched outside of the deepest of leagues.
Mark Ingram II (RB - BAL) - Mark Ingram suspended four games for PEDs
Thu, May 10
With the surprise news coming out regarding Mark Ingram's suspension Alvin Kamara needs to be moved up draft boards. Already in the first round conversation Ingram's ban has solidified Kamara as a top five option at running back and should propel him to at least 1,000 yards on the ground. With the Saints claiming they knew about the suspension possibility prior to the draft and that they will not be adding a street agent former Bill Jonathan Williams is the favorite to spell Kamara until week 5
C.J. Anderson (RB - FA) - C.J. Anderson signs with Panthers
Thu, May 10
The Carolina Panthers made a shrewd move in picking up recently released CJ Anderson from the Denver Broncos after failing to add a starter in the NFL draft. Fresh off his first career 1,000 yard rushing campaign CJ will look to assume the Stewart role in Norv Turner's offense and should push for RB2 numbers this season. His PPR ceiling is limited by the presence of Christian McCaffrey but the 5'8, 228 lbs back should push for 1,000 yards and 7 plus rushing touchdowns for the 2018 campaign.

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