6 Breakout Defensive Linemen to Target in IDP Leagues in 2021

Jul 17, 2021
6 Breakout Defensive Linemen to Target in IDP Leagues in 2021


We are coming off a 2020 season for the ages. A global pandemic turned the NFL upside down, but luckily, the season played through to its conclusion. There were a few hiccups and postponements, but all games were played. Now that things are showing some semblance of normalcy, we're on track for a formal off-season with training camp and preseason. And with that, a relatively normal fantasy season.


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One of the keys to your IDP drafts is finding the breakout candidates. We can draft Myles Garrett and Aaron Donald, but it's finding the defensive line gems who are on the cusp of becoming dominant players that really set your roster apart.

Below you will find a list of the breakout defensive linemen to target in your IDP drafts, either because they're likely to earn a three-down role, are coming back from injury, or find themselves in a new position or role due to a scheme change.

Chase Young, DL, Washington Football Team

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