Redraft Hero IDP Best Buy-Week 7

Week 6 brought a lot with it including Cameron Wake finally looking like well, Cameron Wake. He was easily the biggest surprise of the week putting up an impressive 26.5 points against the Titans. Wake was the ultimate best buy at $4500, but like most of the IDP world, I decided to stay away from him because of his lack of performance prior to week 6.

This week I plan on trying to find you the next Cameron Wake or at least someone who will hopefully play as well as he did because well, I like to be right. I mean who doesn't? Anyway let's take a look at week 7 and Redraft Hero's IDP best buys.

DE - This spot is really becoming hard to predict since every week it seems like the top guys either falter or just perform to an average level and that's not what we want here. We want the big time sacks, tackles for loss and at least 8 points. That's why I am going with Jacquies Smith  from Tampa Bay. He will cost you $6800, but averaging a nice 9.36 fppg you are paying below market value. He is also coming off a bye week so he should be ready to go full speed ahead against a Washington O-line that is not the best. Expect him to keep up the average and have another good outing.

DT - I am looking at a former Pittsburgh Panther for my best buy this week. Aaron Donald is averaging a nice 8.44 fppg and only costing you $5000. He plays on one of the most talented D-lines in the league which is giving him more opportunities. Having the talent he does around him, Donald is facing less double teams and that is helping him develop into a top DT. Look for him to have another good game in facing a Cleveland Browns team that relies on the short pass. If Donald can get through the line or at least get his hands up he could have a few tackles and pass deflections this weekend.

LB - Right now I am sticking with one guy and one guy only and that is Luke Kuechly. I know I recommended him last week, but if Redraft Hero is going to keep pricing him at $4500, I am going to keep recommending him. How can I not, seriously give me a reason not too. He came back from a concussion this past week and put up 9.5 points. He is facing an Eagles offense that has started to run the ball more and that only means opportunities for tackles. In case you were wondering Kuechly was apart of 15 tackles this past week. He will be flying all over the field Sunday night and I expect his 10.5 fppg average to tick upwards.

CB - This week the Baltimore Ravens square off against the Arizona Cardinals and you can expect a lot of air time for this battle of the birds. I expect Jimmy Smith to be busy and at only $5000 he may be one of the more undervalued CB's for the weekend. He is facing an Arizona team that loves to throw the ball, and with three capable wide receivers (Fitzgerald, Floyd, Brown) Smith will have his hands full. This season he has averaged 8.17 fppg, but against top passing offenses (Den, Cin, Oak, and Cle) he averages 10.75 fppg. This week he faces the 6th best passing offense so you can bet on him having another high scoring game.

S - Last week I went with Devin McCourty because he was playing against a passing offense and a team he and the rest of the Patriots would be amped up to play against. This week I am doing the same thing, but going with a safety who will be on the opposing team against McCourty. Calvin Pryor and the Jets are taking on the Patriots in a huge divisional game. These two teams are a combined 9-1 and the division lead is up for grabs. Pryor is priced at $4500 and it makes sense with him only averaging 6.6 fppg. My gut is telling me though he will have a big game, maybe an INT or FF. If anything he will play above his average and be worth my best buy selection for week 7.

That's just my stance, let me know your thoughts below. 

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