The streaming choices were tough for Week 12. All but one choice we went with was an absolute bust. Chase Young was activated, so the excitement to launch him into your lineup overwhelmed me. unfortunately, he was scratched from the lineup as the Commanders are taking precautions with their young star. Carl Lawson had a mouth-watering matchup against the Bears, though failed to reach any relevance coming up with just two assisted tackles. The Edge sleeper was Rashad Weaver. He was ok and played 49% of the team's snaps. He had just three total tackles.
DreMont Jones was the streaming IDL option. He had a terrific game with seven total tackles. The IDL sleeper option was Zachary Carter. His playing time dropped to just 39% of the team's snaps, with D.J. Reader seeing more playing time. Here are the top IDL and Edge streaming options for Week 13.
Week13 IDL and Edge Streaming Options
Edge Kingsley Enagbare, Green Bay Packers
Matchup: Chicago Bears - Ranked 26th in Matt Bitonti's Rankings
Kingsley Enagbare had a slow start to his rookie campaign, firmly stuck behind veterans Preston Smith and Rashaan Gary. Gary tore his ACL in their Week 9 game against the Lions. Enagbare has been the main benefactor. Enagbare has earned a 65.33% snap share since Gary's injury. During that span, he has averaged 4.33 tackles per game and has provided 13 pressures. While scouting Enagbare during the offseason, I was most impressed with his explosion and athleticism. Watch how easily he baits and beats the offensive lineman here.
Not only has Enagbare been a great pass-rusher, but his run defense has been solid too. He has earned a 66.5 run defense grade and a 71.0 tackle grade per PFF. This will be most beneficial against a high-volume Beats rushing attack. It should provide Enagbare with an ample tackle floor. Add the fact that the Bears have allowed the 2nd most sacks on the season (42), and it looks like a recipe for success for Enagbare.
Edge Tyus Bowser, Baltimore Ravens
Tyus Bowser suffered a torn Achilles in the 2021 season finale. He returned to the lineup three games ago and jumped right back into his old role. Bowser has amassed a 66.33% snap share, providing five pressures and a sack so far on the season. He seemed to dust the rust off last week, racking up three tackles, one for a loss, a sack, and a forced fumble. Bowser is relentless in his pass rush. Watch here as he does not give up on the play and comes up from behind for the strip sack.
Bowser gets to take on the disheveled Broncos in Week 13. The Broncos are in disarray and have allowed the 4th most sacks on the season with 36. All I can say about Bowser is, "let's ride."
IDL Dexter Lawrence, New York Giants
Matchup: Washington Commanders - Ranked 15th in Matt Bitonti's Rankings
Dexter Lawrence is breaking out for the Giants in a big way. He has already broken his career high in sacks with five so far in the season. Plus, he is only four pressures shy of his career high and only nine tackles short of his career high, with five games to play. Watch this beautiful grip and rip move he had against the Lions.
Dexter Lawrence makes it look easy pic.twitter.com/PFGui3AZZl— Bobby Skinner (@BobbySkinner_) November 20, 2022
Lawrence had 13 pressures from the interior over his last three games. He takes on the Commanders, who are an ideal matchup for an IDL. They have the 4th most rushing attempts in the NFL (365), while also having allowed the 8th most sacks on the season with 32. Lawrence goes into the week with a strong tackle floor with pass-rushing upside.
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