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Streaming IDL and Edge for Week 5 was again a mixed bag, though it is always going to be. The players we did hit on, though, we hit big. Bradley Chubb dropped seven total tackles and Zach Sieler blew up with seven tackles and two sacks. The rest of the picks were not failures but produced just modest production. With some teams' offensive lines getting worked over every week, it has given us great targets for streaming. Here are the top IDL and Edge streaming options for Week 6.
IDL and Edge Streaming Options
Edge Marcus Davenport, Minnesota Vikings
Matchup: Chicago Bears - Ranked 23rd in Matt Bitonti's Offensive Line Rankings
Yes, I know. After Week 1, I said I would never stream Davenport again. Well, it is time to eat crow because here we are. The bright side is that Davenport has been playing rather well over the last two games. He has racked up eight tackles, two sacks, and seven pressures over that span, seemingly finally hitting his stride.
Davenport's matchup for Week 6 is a tasty one. He squares off with the Chicago Bears, who have allowed 20 sacks through the first five games, bad enough for third worst in the league. Davenport holds a 47% snap share, and I expect him to be very active on Sunday.
Edge Mike Danna, Kansas City Chiefs
Matchup: Denver Broncos - Ranked 13th in Matt Bitonti's Offensive Line Rankings
This is Danna's second stint in the IDL and Edge streaming article, and I am hoping for the same success we had the first time he appeared. Danna has been a pleasant surprise for the Chiefs so far in 2023. So much so, that he has dominated snaps across from George Karlaftis, even though the Chiefs drafted Felix Anudike-Uzomah in the 1st Round of the 2023 draft. Danna has 18 tackles, three and a half sacks, and two passes defended over the first five games.
For Week 6, the Chiefs are matched up with the Broncos. The Broncos' offensive line has been pushed around all season, giving up 15 sacks so far. That ranks them at eighth most. Danna should continue his strong start to the campaign by making Russell Wilson's life difficult.
IDL David Onyemata, Atlanta Falcons
Matchup: Washington Commanders - Ranked 31st in Matt Bitonti's Offensive Line Rankings
Onyemata has been a steady producer from the IDL position over his career. He has averaged just under 38 tackles and four sacks per season since he became a starter in 2017. Onyemata has started 2023 on the same trajectory with 18 tackles, one and a half sacks, and three passes defended through five games.
We would be misguiding you if we did not have you stream IDL and Edge players who are matched up against the Commanders. So, to make sure I am not doing my job poorly, here you go. The Commanders' offensive line has been leaky at best. They have allowed 29 sacks over the first five games, almost six per game. That is the second-worst in the league. Onyemata should not have much trouble collapsing the pocket in Week 6.
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